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Begin Preparing Now!

  • Begin saving now.
  • Begin getting in shape for walking up and down hills so you will enjoy opportunities for moderate hikes when we get there.
  • Be sure that your Passport will extend at least six months beyond the return date.

Resources to Prepare for the trip

  • Consider reading books and watching movies about your destination. Please share good ones that you find.



  • Inform your bank and your credit card companies that you will be traveling.


  • Leave a copy of your passport, itinerary, airline tickets, etc. with family or a trusted friend.


  • Get a frequent flyer card from your airline and register to receive credit for the trip.
  • Bring your flight confirmation number to the airport

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Lucy Bradley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Lucy BradleyConsumer and Community Horticulture Professor and Extension Specialist Call Dr. Lucy Email Dr. Lucy Horticultural Science
NC State Extension, NC State University
Page Last Updated: 10 months ago
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