Since Eagle Point Beach and Diving Resort in Batangas is only a few hours away from the city, we realize it’s only fitting to write about the 5 common problems you are most likely to encounter while on a road trip.
This way, you will know exactly what to do or what to pack in case any or all of these happen to you while on the road to our resort:
- Traffic – Let’s start with the most obvious one- traffic. This is especially true if you’re travelling on peak season like holidays. Actually, scratch that, nowadays, traffic is evident everywhere so it’s something you should expect even before you get into your car. Now, if you are travelling with family or friends, then you are more likely to get pissed at traffic because you can find creative ways to stay entertained. Whether it’s car games or just chatting, the traffic won’t seem so bad when you have company. However, in the event that you are on a solo trip, then make sure you have your favorite playlist ready or have at least a few movies or TV series you can watch on mobile or tablet so you can kill time.
- Flat tire – There’s no denying that the roads we have here at our country are not consistently smooth and well-paved. Unsealed roads can lead to flat tires so make sure that before you drive to your destination, you have a spare tire ready. If you can, have two that are both in great condition especially if you are planning to explore. Also, have your existing tires checked for pressure and overall condition before you hit the road. Prevention is better than actually having to spend time in the middle of the road to change your tires.
- Exhaustion – You’re only human so you can expect to feel tired if you’re the only designated driver. If you are travelling alone, take regular breaks in between (at least 15 minutes every 2 hours) so you can rest your eyes every now and then. On the other hand, if you are travelling with company, then discuss beforehand a schedule for switching drivers throughout the trip so each of you gets enough rest during the travel.
- Car breakdown – Car breakdowns are very common when going on long drives. Here in the Philippines, a summer roadtrip means preparing for the engine heating up. We suggest having a roadside emergency kit ready in your car. This should contain anything and everything that you will find handy in case the car breaks down. Your roadside emergency kit should include a reflective triangle, tire gauge and sealant, spare battery, water, and such. Having a power bank and first aid kit ready would also be a good idea.
The best way to prevent all these 4 from happening is to prepare yourself and your car before the scheduled road trip. Have your car maintained and thoroughly checked from top to bottom, also, get enough sleep before hitting the road. Happy road trip from us here at Eagle Point Beach and Diving Resort in Batangas!
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