Planning your next adventure by car this summer? Whether you’re driving a short distance or across the country, hit the road prepared by making sure your car is in tip-top shape before you set out on the highway.

If you’re taking your own car, take it in for a tune-up, so you know your car is well-equipped to travel near or far. If you’d rather rent a car, keep these car rental insurance tips in mind before you book! Next, pack the car accordingly based on our helpful checklist below. And last but certainly not least, get a good night’s sleep before you hit the road (jack)!

From vehicle inspection to emergency supplies, our infographic has you covered from start to finish. Be extra prepared by getting or renewing your membership to an auto association and don’t forget travel insurance!

road trip car survival kit emergency checklist

No matter where your road trip takes you, you’re better off travelling prepared for any type of emergency. Looking for more road trip tips? Check out How to Road Trip like a Pro or Drive the Dream! Travel Insurance to Go RVing in Canada.

Want to carry this infographic with you? Download this printable PDF to check off all the important steps before you hit the road.

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Happy (and safe) driving,


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