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Vacation Planning. Consumer Math 2012-2013. How to Plan A Vacation. Choose a location Choose means to get there Estimating distances and travel times Reading a map Bus and train travel Air travel Passport Renting a car Package plans Packing Medications
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Vacation PlanningConsumer Math 2012-2013How to Plan A Vacation
  • Choose a location
  • Choose means to get there
  • Estimating distances and travel times
  • Reading a map
  • Bus and train travel
  • Air travel
  • Passport
  • Renting a car
  • Package plans
  • Packing
  • Medications
  • Agenda based on what each person wants to do
  • Determining the cost of a trip
  • The most economical way to travel
  • International Travel Tips…Create a more secure, democratic, and prosperous world for the benefit of the American people and the international community. ~Department of Statehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5x49LCYn2Y&list=PL2D76B63C924E48C0Caution… Caution… Caution… You are about to enter foreign ground. Be aware of some safety tips for International and Domestic Travel
  • Renew Your Passport
  • Renew your passport 6 - 9 months before it expires
  • Denial of country entry if your passport is due to expire
  • Know Your Embassy
  • Know the location
  • Contact information for the U.S. embassy or consulate
  • Copies of Documentation
  • Create a travel plan
  • Register with the U.S. State Department; allows them to:
  • Assist you and
  • Contact family or friends in case of an emergency.
  • Don't Leave Home Without Help
  • Have 24/7 access to emergency assistance services (TGI)
  • Keep the assistance hotline number with you at all times for:
  • Rebooking hotels and flights
  • Coordinating emergency medical evacuations
  • Caution… Caution… Caution… You are about to enter foreign ground. Be aware of some safety tips for International and Domestic Travel
  • Educate Yourself Regarding
  • Immigration practices,
  • Health conditions,
  • Political disturbances,
  • Currency and entry regulations
  • Crime and security information
  • Don't Miss Your Flight
  • Arrive at the airport 3 hours prior to departure.
  • Check in at the ticket counter with photo identification & passport.
  • Don’t be a foreign tourist target
  • Don't Be A Target of Crime
  • Avoid wearing conspicuous clothing or jewelry
  • Do not carry excessive amounts of cash or credit cards
  • Do not leave unattended luggage in public areas and
  • Do not accept packages from strangers.
  • Don't Get Stuck In Customs
  • Passports
  • www.travel.state.gov/passport
  • $140 (Adult 1st Time and Renewal)
  • $60 Expedited Service
  • Uses
  • Needed for international air travel
  • Vacation
  • Work-related
  • Preferred for domestic air travel
  • If issued when you were under 15
  • 5 years expiration
  • If issued when you were over 16
  • 10 years expiration
  • Check With Governmental Agencies
  • Department of Homeland Security (post 9/11)
  • www.dhs.gov
  • Department of Customs and Border Control
  • www.cbp.gov
  • Transportation Security Administration
  • www.tsa.gov
  • Road Tripping (5/8)
  • How to use a road map (worksheet)
  • How long will it take to get there?
  • Gas
  • How much will gas cost?
  • Are hybrids worth it?
  • Top 10 Current Hybridshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElT3zT8_D2gHow long will it take?
  • Time = Distance ÷ Speed
  • Ex: The speed limit is 65 mph. How long will it take you to go 130 miles to your friend’s house in Pennsylvania?
  • Example 2
  • Ex: You have to drive 325 miles on the highway, 90 miles on country roads, and 10 miles on local road. Use the chart below to find the total time to reach your destination.
  • Example
  • Find each gas mileage:
  • Hypermiling: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rMWzWx3BMkEstimating Gas Cost
  • Calculate total miles driven
  • Calculate the average gas mileage for your car
  • # Gallons needed =
  • $$ = # Gallons needed x Cost of 1 gallon of gas
  • Example
  • Find the cost of gas for each trip
  • Review
  • International Travel
  • Domestic Travel
  • Estimating Costs
  • Estimating Distance
  • Estimating MPG
  • Estimating Cost of Gas
  • Quiz DayDo hybrids make sense?
  • Worksheets
  • Lodging & FoodFlying
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