Spring break is an exciting time to wait for. It is a time that is best spent with the family for some fun and relaxation. Spring break can be synonymous to vacation time for many people. But still, the need to always keep safe should be considered. Any vacation time during spring break can easily become a nightmare if one is not always safety conscious.
A safe spring break vacation is the best thing that anyone can wish for. Too much excitement can let a lot of people forget about this and find themselves at the worst end of the stick and regret it. If you are considering becoming safer in your next spring break vacation, here are some important tips that you may want to know about.
Spring break is all about being under the sun. It is not hard to imagine just how most spring break vacations end up when one is not too careful with being exposed to the sun too much. Sunburn can be a pretty painful experience that can go way after vacation has ended. There are many ways that overexposure to the sun can be avoided.
One of the most important things that you can bring on your next spring break vacation is a bottle of sunscreen. Before you wish to go out in the sun, make sure that you apply a sunscreen with at least an SPF (Sun Protection Factor) of 15 on different parts of your body that is exposed to the sun. Re-apply it after you have gone swimming or sweating while under the sun.
The next best thing to avoid sunburn is to limit being exposed to the sun at times when it is not at its hottest. The sun happens to shine at its hottest between 10 am and 4 pm. Make sure that you try to keep yourself exposed to the sun for long periods at these times to avoid getting burned. Wear a hat if ever you do find yourself going out along with your sunscreen.
Violence can also be a legitimate threat at any spring break vacation. You must be able to keep yourself safe at all times from such threats in order to prevent having a regrettable spring break vacation. This will usually be a problem for women since they can easily become victims.
The first thing that you should do to ensure your safety is to know the important emergency contact numbers in the place that you will be spending your vacation. Try to get hold of telephone numbers of the police in your area, a nearby hospital and the hotel that you are staying.
When you go out, especially in another country, try to visit only areas that you think is secure and safe. Avoid frequenting dark and less populated areas, no matter how exciting they might be. When going out and enjoying the nightlife, avoid also drinking too much alcohol and getting yourself drunk. Being drunk can easily make you a victim of violence without much of an effort on your part.