Choose your vehicle according to the terrain you will be traveling through. Plan your air travel to take advantage of discounted airfares and avoid last minute vacation hassles.
Travel insurance can be easily obtained through a travel agent or an insurance company. Make sure that you are sufficiently insured to take care of any contingencies during your vacation.
If you are on any medications, do not forget to carry them with you. You should also carry the prescriptions and your health-related documents while on vacation. Keep with you the emergency contact details of your regular caregivers.
What good is a vacation if you cannot relive them in the future? Carry with you an excellent camera or a video recorder to capture all your favourite moments.