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What should I prepare before the tour starts?

10 May 2008 Naomi asked

Naomi
Hi there, <img src="http://connect.contiki.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif" alt="Smiler" width="15" height="15"><!--graemlin::)--> <BR><BR>I'm Naomi. This is my first time to take this tour and I'm going to join in the tour “Wild western” from Sep. 24, 2008 to Oct. 07, 2008.<BR><BR>Does anyone also join in the tour during this period?<BR><BR>Hope to see you guys there and have fun!!<BR><BR>BTW, do you recommend any "must-go" places?<BR>And what should I prepare before the tour starts? <img src="http://connect.contiki.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif" alt="Confused" width="15" height="22"><!--graemlin::confused:--> Confused<BR><BR>Looking forward to your reply!!<BR><BR>P.S. this is my page:<BR><A HREF="http://www.myspace.com/naomishowbiz" TARGET=_blank>http://www.myspace.com/naomishowbiz</A><BR>and I also have facebook account!!
  • 11 May 2008 AussieDP said

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    Great tour – did it same time of year – in 2002. My first overseas experience – loved it. Pack fairly light – you gotta lug it around – so keep it simple. Vegas Vegas Vegas – what a place. Not enough time to do it all – but a good start. Grand Canyon – magnificent. San Fran – excellent place. when I did it – there were 3 tours within the one – Wild Western being the longest – that others came and went on.

  • 12 May 2008 Teeg said

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    Hey Naomi

    I’m doing the Wild Western in July this year. I will be of more help to you once I am back but I thought I’d tell you some of the things I’m going to do to prepare.

    I’ve been keeping a list of stuff to get organised as I remember things.

    - Make sure you get your passport early.. Might seem kind of obvious but I leave soon and still haven’t got mine!
    - Make sure you look into getting health insurance, also go to the dentist before you leave if you haven’t been in a while (my appointment is tomorrow Frowner<!--graemlin::(-->)
    - Decide how you want to organise your money. Credit card, travelers cheques, prepaid cash card?
    - Large backpack or suitcase? I’m taking a suitcase
    -Research the cities you are going to and decide what you really want to see and how to go about seeing it.
    -I’m also making sure I have allllll the music I can handle on my ipod for the long flights and bus trips.
    -Also to prepare I just read a lot of advice on the site and forum to get a proper of idea what to expect.

    Anyway that is just some stuff to think about, maybe you have already done all of that. I hope this wasn’t too long!

    Good luck Smiler<!--graemlin::)-->

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