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Packing Suggestions For All Travelers - Part 2

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This article is a continuation of the Zion packing tip post Packing Suggestions For All Travelers - Part 1.
Do Laundry During Your Vacation The next Zion packing tip has to do with laundry. Laundry facilities are one of the most underused amenities of the hotel industry. Many travelers are not even aware that their hotel has one, let alone consider using it if they do. Our response to this is: why? It is not that expensive and is absolutely worth it considering the amount of packing space you’ll save by bringing half as many outfits as you would normally bring and then simply doing one load of laundry at your hotel halfway through your trip? This is a Zion packing tip that is easily executed with almost no effort at all and makes an enormous difference on the amount of stuff that you bring on a trip, particularly if you’re traveling with your whole family, kids and all. Depending on where you stay, your hotel or vacation rental may even have free laundry service. Not taking advantage…

Packing Suggestions For All Travelers - Part 1

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It’s happened to all of us. You’ve planned the vacation with care, you’ve packed your bags with precision, and you’ve successfully traveled to the destination only to realize when you arrive at the vacation rental that you have forgotten your toiletry bag (or something else important). Now you’re rushing to find a supermarket or convenience store to acquire the items you forgot, paying more than you otherwise would have and being stressed while running around. Another common scenario travelers find themselves in involves overpacking which causes a lot of discomfort, disorganization, and money to be wasted (baggage fees). In order to avoid these and other packing mistakes that add unnecessary burdens to vacation, consider the follow Zion packing tips.
Roll Your Clothes Zion packing tips 101: Folding tends to be the default way that most people pack their clothes in their suitcases but from now on you are going to roll, not fold. You can fit more items into an allotted space by rolling…

4 Reasons To Plan A Vacation To Springdale, UT

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The beautiful town of Springdale is located in Southern Utah at the entrance to Zion National Park. Over the years, this little town has built quite the reputation for itself among travel community, and not just because Zion is its neighbor - thought that certainly helps. Thousands upon thousands of yearly visitors plan a Springdale vacation. You may be one of them. But in case you haven’t ever stayed the night in Springdale, here are 4 reasons why you need to plan a Springdale vacation this year.
Zion National Park We will start with the obvious. Zion National Park is one of the most beautiful and beloved locations in the world and most certainly in the United States. Over 4.5 million people drive or walk through the entrance to the park every single year on their Springdale vacation. Some of the most breathtaking natural beauty Mother Nature has to offer is found right there. And it isn’t just a pretty place to look at. Hundreds of gorgeous trails for all levels of hikers, camping …

How To Avoid Scams When Booking Vacation Rentals

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Now that Spring has come and gone and Summer is upon us, folks are hitting the open road and the blue skies taking trips. Travelers of all kinds are choosing to rent homes and vacation rental properties on their vacations instead of traditional hotel rooms because of all the wonderful benefits they offer. But, like any industry, there are those out there in the Utah vacation rentals industry (and elsewhere) who operate shady businesses and try to swindle people in hopes that they can get away with your money. Here’s how to take steps to make sure you don’t get caught in one of these traps when booking Utah vacation rentals.
When it comes to scams in the Utah vacation rentals industry, all incidents usually fall into one of two categories. The first is the most common which is that the property you booked isn’t actually owned by the supposed person. In these scenarios, the person has taken photos from other listings and created their own seemingly legitimate but ultimately fake listin…