There is no denying that road trips can be fun. And, if you are planning to go on a road trip with your friends and family then here are 12 things you should keep in mind to have a successful road trip without any hiccups.

1. Decide where you want to go and stick to the plan.

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2. The next thing you should decide is the length of your trip.

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3. Do your research well on how much your trip is going to cost you.

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4. Look out for the easiest and the fastest route to the desired destination.

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5. Check the cost of the hotels, hostels and home-stays and make your reservations in advance.

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6. Read and learn about the territory you are going to visit.

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7. Always pack light. Carry tops and bottoms in basic colours so that they can easily mix and match.

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8. Carry camping stuff like food and a sleeping bag with you just in case there is a delay in your itinerary.

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9. Get your car serviced and checked thoroughly before you set off on your road trip.

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10. Carry road trip essentials with you like sunglasses, flashlight, sun-block cream, hat, food, drinks, tissue paper and lots of water.

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11. Don't forget to carry all your important documents like car insurance papers, car registration papers and your ID proof.

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12. Carry a map with you at all times. You can always 'Google Map' the way if you are confused about the route.

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Are you ready to go on a road trip?