By Kelly Herdrich
You might know what you need to head to the beach or the lake on your next vacation. But do you know what you'll need when you're leaving the country? With more trips to and from the UK under our belts than we'd care to recollect (most with a toddler and a baby in tow), my husband and I know firsthand what you'll need when traveling on your next European vacation.
Travel Documents & Copies
You'll need a valid U.S. passport for travel abroad from the United States. Be sure to check the expiration date well before your departure date -- my husband recently overlooked the fact that his passport had expired and almost missed a much-anticipated trip to Europe.
Similarly, be sure to make copies of all relevant travel documents. Leave one copy at home and travel with another copy (as well as your originals).
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