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20 Brilliant Travel Hacks for Your Next Sandbridge Vacation

20 Travel Hacks to Use When Traveling to Sandbridge Beach

Don't you just hate it when you leave important things at home? Yet it happensevery day. Here are 20 handy traveling tips and tricks to try the next time you visit Sandbridge Beach.Packing Your Bag
  1. If you're bringing yourfamily (or a party of friends) with you on your trip, chances are you will have lots of devices to charge atthe end of the day. Pack an extra power strip in your bag to keep everyone powered up and happy.
  2. Packall your liquids in zip-top baggies to avoid the horror of opening a suitcase full of clothing covered inshampoo or sunscreen.
  3. Make a quick and easy cork keychain to attach to your keyring.This will help your car or boat keys stay near the surface of the water in case they fall overboard duringyour seaside adventures. (From
  4. Pack your jewelry in pill cases ordivided plastic tackle organizers; bead organizers work too. This will keep earrings in pairs and necklacesfrom getting tangled in knots. (
  5. Tuck a folded garbage bag into oneof your shoes in the suitcase — you can use it to hold dirty laundry during the trip.
  6. Bringa couple of dryer sheets to slip into your suitcase for the journey home to keep the odor of filthy clothingunder control.
  7. Pack zip-top baggies, both large and small sizes, for snacks, storage,wet clothing, and many other things.
  8. Pack a couple of clothespins to help close curtainstighter and seal out light in your room. You'll be glad you did on those mornings after a late night out.
  9. Packa roll of duct tape and safety pins for those random little fix-it jobs that pop up unexpectedly. If youdon't have room for a full roll of duct tape, use an empty toilet paper roll or chunky pencil to make apint-sized tape roll.
During Your Stay
  1. It's on everyone's packing list, but sometimes your phone's wall charger just gets left athome or lost somewhere along the journey. If this happens to you, check the flat-screen television. There isusually a USB outlet on the side that you can use to charge your phone if you have a USB cable handy.
  2. Hideyour cash and valuables in a few different locations, such as a carry bag, purse, or car. That way, you willnot lose all your vacation money if your purse or wallet is stolen or lost.
  3. If you needto shave but have no time for a full shower (and don't want painful razor burn), simply rub a generousamount of baby oil or lotion on your skin and shave, rinsing the razor as needed. Once you're done, wipe offexcess with a dry towel and you're ready to head to the beach.
  4. Download an app of oceansounds or other peaceful white noise on your phone to block out noises. (Or, for oceanfront properties, opena window!)
At the Beach
  1. Tuckyour phone and other electronic devices into zip-top baggies before heading to the beach to keep them dryand free of sand.
  2. An insulated lunch bag with two compartments could be a handy item tohave at the beach. Use one side to store ice and drinks, and use the other side to keep your phone and otherelectronic devices cool.
  3. Freeze a few juice boxes and water bottles before putting themin your beach cooler. They are less messy than bags of ice and you'll enjoy icy-cold refreshment as theythaw.
  4. Baby powder works great to remove sticky sand from skin after a fun day on thebeach. Simply sprinkle on and the sand will rub right off.
  5. Use a beach blanket as asand-free beach zone that won't blow around in the wind. Simply lay the blanket on the sand and place yourheavier bags or coolers at each of the four corners. Some stores even sell beach blanket spikes!
  6. Ifyou have youngsters in your family, a great way to hide money or keys on the beach is to bring an extradiaper. Simply wrap the valuables in the diaper as you would if it were dirty and no one strolling by willtouch it. Just make sure you don't throw it away by mistake!
  7. Bring a mesh laundry bag towrangle beach toys throughout the day. Water will drain off, and you only have to shake the hamper a fewtimes to get off extra sand before reloading your vehicle. (
One bonustip for your next beach trip to Sandbridge: Don't stress out if you forget something. Our friendly localresidents and businesses will be happy to direct you to whatever you need.
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