[caption id="attachment_2640" align="alignleft" width="150"]travel-passport-map-how-to-plan-for-travel How to plan for travel - odds and ends before departure[/caption] This is Part 11 in my How to Plan for Travel countdown series with one blog post per month containing travel tips to get my family, friends, clients and you ready to go for your next vacation overseas. From August 1 through June 30, I’ll be counting down the tips by how far in advance it’s optimal to plan. If you stumble across this blog post in June, and you’re planning a trip in July, you’re not too late. You’ll just have to do things a little more quickly. How can I get organized for travel: 1-2 months before   How to Plan for Travel: What’s left to do after all of this travel planning we’ve been doing?     Wowzers! Your trip is just around the corner! Doesn’t it feel good having so much of the planning done? The more you prepare ahead of time, the more you can truly enjoy your vacation when you arrive.   If you’ve already completed the suggestions from my previous posts, you’re really just down to some easy odds and ends to help make departure even smoother. Consider: