Tips for Taking Your Other Half on a Surprise Trip

If you and your other half love to travel, or if you have a big occasion such as a birthday coming up, you might want to treat them to a surprise holiday. This is one of the best gifts you can get, but you want to ensure you execute it properly. There’s a lot of organise, particularly when you’re doing it in secret, so you want to be prepared. In this article, we take a look at some top tips for taking your other half on a surprise holiday to ensure it goes without a hitch. Keep on reading to find out more.

Decide how you’ll surprise them with it

Once you’ve decided to plan a trip, you need to think about how you’re going to reveal it. Are you going to do a treasure hunt with clues so they figure it out? Perhaps you’ll keep it a surprise until you get to the airport. Or will you think of another original way to tell them? Why not film their reaction so you can document their surprise! 

Prepare as much in advance as you can 

When it comes to a surprise holiday you need to be as organised as possible to avoid any unnecessary stress and make it as smooth as possible. Sort out things such as travel insurance from a reputable company like Generali in case of any incidentals, pre book your activities and excursions and put together an itinerary. Think about the little things such as if you want snacks for the journey, if you need headphones and what the weather will be like when you go. If you’re going to do a complete surprise, you’ll need to pack for your other half, so get things together for hot and cold weather and don’t forget things like their headphones and chargers.

Think about the sort of trip they will love

There are a wide range of trip types when it comes to going away, from romantic hotels for a staycation, to safari breaks abroad or going on a city trip. If you like getting your culture fix, you could go somewhere with museums and art galleries, or if you’re foodies, find places with recommended dining destinations. You could also look into festivals and events to see if there’s something particular you want to surprise them with. There are many music, food and event festivals around the globe you could try. 

These are just a few things you can do that can ensure your other half has the best possible time and you pull off the surprise without a hitch. Whether you’re going away for a couple of weeks, a long weekend or for an overnight trip, following these tips can help you to give them a break they’ll never forget. What are some top tips you have for taking your other half on a surprise holiday? Let us know in the comments below, we’d love to hear from you.