It's time to get started. You're going to be traveling for a long time, and you've got a lot to do. Here's a handly To Do list to help you get started.
All scheduled times are the amount of time before you leave that you will need to adequately complete the task.
|6-9 months||Set up a vaccination schedule with your doctor|
|3-9 months||Plan a general route|
|3-9 months||Buy plane tickets to your first destination|
|3-6 months||Get passport and travel visas|
|1-3 months||Plan a more detailed route|
|1-3 months||Give move-out notice for your apartment|
|1-3 months||Acquire items from packing list for trip|
|2 months||Get travel/health insurance|
|2 months||Obtain extra credit cards in case some do not work in various places|
|1 month||Inform bank & credit card companies of your travels|
|1 month||Find a friend or family member that will handle your mail|
|1 month||Set up your bills for online payments|
|1 month||Refill any prescriptions before your health insurance stops|
|1 month||Cancel any unneeded memberships or subscriptions (magazines, gym, cable tv, etc.)|
|2-4 weeks||Quit your job|
|1-3 weeks||Move furniture and belongings into storage|
|2 weeks||Notify post office about change of address|
|2 weeks||Start packing your bag!|
|1 week||Leave copies of your passport, insurance, and other documents with family/friend|
Some of the links on this website are sponsored or affiliate links which help to financially support this site. By clicking the link and making a purchase, we may receive a small commission, but this does not affect the price of your purchase.