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Preparing for hurricane season: Step-by-step guide to hurricane-proof your vacation

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13th September 2023

Palm trees in a hurricane

Hurricane season necessitates advance preparation, especially for those residing in, or visiting, susceptible areas.

Taking measured steps can ensure safety and provide a well-organized response if a hurricane does approach. Moreover, having the contact information for a reliable charter company like Chapman Freeborn can be valuable in certain situations. Here’s a straightforward guide on how to get ready for hurricane season:

Text guide to hurricane proofing your holiday

Stay informed

Monitor weather updates and alerts from reliable sources, such as the National Hurricane Center. Research the hurricane season and historical weather patterns in your destination.

Choose a reliable air charter

Select a reputable air charter company experienced in emergency services and hurricane response.

Plan ahead

Book your air charter well in advance to secure availability during peak times. Discuss emergency contingency plans with your air charter provider, including evacuation options.

Pack essentials

Include essential supplies in your travel kit; water, flashlights, batteries, first aid supplies, and important documents. Carry extra medication, personal hygiene items, and clothing suitable for inclement weather.

Travel Insurance

Purchase comprehensive travel insurance that covers trip cancellations, delays, and evacuation expenses due to hurricanes.

Follow evacuation guidelines

Stay updated on evacuation orders issued by local authorities. Cooperate with your air charter provider’s instructions regarding evacuation procedures and timing.

Stay connected

Keep your mobile devices charged and carry backup power banks. Save emergency contact numbers, including your air charter provider, local authorities, and your accommodation.

Be flexible & patient

Understand that weather conditions can be unpredictable, and adjustments to your travel plans may be necessary.

Seek local guidance

Upon arrival at your destination, familiarize yourself with local emergency protocols and evacuation routes. Stay in touch with hotel staff and local authorities for updated information.

Stay calm & enjoy your vacation

By taking proactive measures, you can minimize risks and ensure a safe vacation experience. Relax, unwind, and make the most of your trip, knowing you have prepared for potential hurricane-related challenges

Following a systematic approach and knowing you have access to reliable charter services like Chapman Freeborn, you can navigate this period with a greater sense of assurance and calm.

 

 

 

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