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 happens
every day. Here are 20 handy traveling tips and tricks to try the next time you visit Sandbridge Beach.
Packing Your Bag
- If you’re bringing your
family (or a party of friends) with you on your trip, chances are you will have lots of devices to charge at
the end of the day. Pack an extra power strip in your bag to keep everyone powered up and happy.
all your liquids in zip-top baggies to avoid the horror of opening a suitcase full of clothing covered in
shampoo or sunscreen.
- 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 during
your seaside adventures. (From GreenMoxie.com)
- Pack your jewelry in pill cases or
divided plastic tackle organizers; bead organizers work too. This will keep earrings in pairs and necklaces
from getting tangled in knots. (Troy-Bumpassin.com)
- Tuck a folded garbage bag into one
of your shoes in the suitcase — you can use it to hold dirty laundry during the trip.
a couple of dryer sheets to slip into your suitcase for the journey home to keep the odor of filthy clothing
- Pack zip-top baggies, both large and small sizes, for snacks, storage,
wet clothing, and many other things.
- Pack a couple of clothespins to help close curtains
tighter and seal out light in your room. You’ll be glad you did on those mornings after a late night out.
a roll of duct tape and safety pins for those random little fix-it jobs that pop up unexpectedly. If you
don’t have room for a full roll of duct tape, use an empty toilet paper roll or chunky pencil to make a
pint-sized tape roll.
During Your Stay
- It’s on everyone’s packing list, but sometimes your phone’s wall charger just gets left at
home or lost somewhere along the journey. If this happens to you, check the flat-screen television. There is
usually a USB outlet on the side that you can use to charge your phone if you have a USB cable handy.
your cash and valuables in a few different locations, such as a carry bag, purse, or car. That way, you will
not lose all your vacation money if your purse or wallet is stolen or lost.
- If you need
to shave but have no time for a full shower (and don’t want painful razor burn), simply rub a generous
amount of baby oil or lotion on your skin and shave, rinsing the razor as needed. Once you’re done, wipe off
excess with a dry towel and you’re ready to head to the beach.
- Download an app of ocean
sounds or other peaceful white noise on your phone to block out noises. (Or, for oceanfront properties, open
At the Beach
your phone and other electronic devices into zip-top baggies before heading to the beach to keep them dry
and free of sand.
- An insulated lunch bag with two compartments could be a handy item to
have at the beach. Use one side to store ice and drinks, and use the other side to keep your phone and other
electronic devices cool.
- Freeze a few juice boxes and water bottles before putting them
in your beach cooler. They are less messy than bags of ice and you’ll enjoy icy-cold refreshment as they
- Baby powder works great to remove sticky sand from skin after a fun day on the
beach. Simply sprinkle on and the sand will rub right off.
- Use a beach blanket as a
sand-free beach zone that won’t blow around in the wind. Simply lay the blanket on the sand and place your
heavier bags or coolers at each of the four corners. Some stores even sell beach blanket spikes!
you have youngsters in your family, a great way to hide money or keys on the beach is to bring an extra
diaper. Simply wrap the valuables in the diaper as you would if it were dirty and no one strolling by will
touch it. Just make sure you don’t throw it away by mistake!
- Bring a mesh laundry bag to
wrangle beach toys throughout the day. Water will drain off, and you only have to shake the hamper a few
times to get off extra sand before reloading your vehicle. (Parenthacks.com)
tip for your next beach trip to Sandbridge: Don’t stress out if you forget something. Our friendly local
residents and businesses will be happy to direct you to whatever you need.