Surf, Sunblock And Safety: How To Take An “All-Girls” Vacation!

An all-girls getaway to Florida is the ideal time to regroup, relax and spend time bonding with your best friends. It can also be a great place to soak up some sun and get a taste of adventure. Staying safe while on vacation is important and makes a trip memorable for the right reasons. The following are some helpful tips to keep everyone safe.

Girls beach trip via Flickr

Slather On The Sunblock

Heading to the pool or beach can be an excellent way to spend the day with your friends. You’re sure to find an assortment of adventurous activities such as surfing, swimming and beach volleyball. Make sure to take along the necessary goodies such as magazines, a good book, and your sunblock. The sun’s rays are especially strong in Florida, and you don’t want to miss out on the fun with a bad case of sunburn. A beach umbrella and hat can also supply the proper coverage and protect your skin.

Don’t Drink And Drive

Enjoying your vacation should be at the top of your list when traveling with the girls. To ensure a fun and safe agenda, you want to take some proper safety precautions such as preventing a DUI. Kicking back and relaxing around the pool or having a few cocktails before dinner can be a great way to unwind, but you need to be a responsible drinker. Before you head out for the day, you need to designate a driver who doesn’t drink and is in charge of everyone’s safety. If you know that you will all be imbibing in alcohol, such as going to a wine tasting venue, you can arrange transportation ahead of time by calling a cab or limo.

Getting a DUI on vacation can change your life forever and ruin your vacation. It can also have deadly consequences if you get behind the wheel and drive. As noted by an Orlando DUI Lawyer group, “The nightmare of being charged with driving under the influence can happen to just about anyone. If you drink, there may come a time when you honestly believe you’re perfectly able to drive – but you’re not. This does not make you less than a model citizen.” You will, however, need the help of a local attorney should you find yourself charged with a DUI.

The nightmare of being charged with driving under the influence can happen to just about anyone. If you drink, there may come a time when you honestly believe you’re perfectly able to drive – but you’re not. This does not make you less than a model citizen. It makes you human.

Maintain A Healthy Diet And Exercise Plan

A girl’s getaway is a time to skip worrying about your diet and indulge. However, to avoid packing on the pounds and feeling like you’re going to burst, you may want to consume your favorites in moderation. Instead of eating out for every meal, find a hotel that has a microwave and refrigerator. This allows you to visit the grocery store upon your arrival and stock up on some healthy snacks such as fruits, vegetables, hummus, yogurt, popcorn, cheese and whole-grain crackers.

When visiting the hotel fitness center or going outside for a run, go in pairs or tell your friends your whereabouts before you head out. Remember, there’s always safety in numbers and you can’t be too safe in unfamiliar places.

Leave The Expensive Accessories At Home

Diamonds, expensive jewelry, designer clothing, luggage and electronic gadgetry can attract attention and make you vulnerable to a robbery. Before heading out for the day, make sure your valuables are protected by locking them in the hotel safe. Better yet, you may want to go through your items and see what is absolutely necessary and what you can leave at home before heading on your trip.

Traveling with your best friends for an all-girls getaway can be a happy and memorable experience for all. Unfortunately, vacationing out of town can come with some hazards, so you need to keep a level head and act responsibly when it comes to your safety.

 

Being a lover of the annual girl trip, Nadine Swayne supplies these tips to those planning for vacation! At Katz & Phillips, P.A., an Orlando DUI Lawyer firm, they will fight to protect your legal rights while facing your DUI charges. Founding partner David Katz is a former DUI/Intoxilyzer attorney with the Seminole County State Attorney’s office in Florida, and strives to represent each case with determination and consistency.

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