August 14, 2022

Menards Offers Travel Advice


(westernkansasnews.com) With the Fourth of July weekend being one of the busiest travel holidays of the year Menards is offering some travel safety tips.

Plan your accommodations in advance

  •  Do research on any hotels you will be staying at using websites
  •  Make and confirm reservations
  •  Consider downloading a travel guide

Choose your transportation wisely

  • Travel in a vehicle that is in good condition
  • Keep an emergency kit in your vehicle that includes a backup battery for your cell phone, first aid kit, non-perishable foods, blankets, a flashlight,
    jumper cables and a tire gauge

Create an itinerary and leave it with a friend or family member.

  • Include when you are leaving and coming back and anywhere you will be
    staying
  • Try to check in with your emergency contact daily
  • Bring necessary documents such as driver’s license, passport and a credit
    or debit card
  • Have a list of important phone numbers available such as medical

Secure your home


  • Unplug everything except the refrigerator or freezer
  • Install timers on lights to make it look like someone is there
  • Put motion detectors on your outside lights
  • Install a programmable thermostat to regulate the temperature
  • Keep valuables secured in a safe deposit box

Above all, keep yourself healthy by filling prescriptions in advance, eating right
and getting some appropriate exercise.