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Make your own RV Travel Checklists

If you’ve ever forgotten to bring something on an RV trip, or left something behind at the campground or even forgot to turn on the right switch for the battery or inverter… you’re not alone.

That’s why we should all make checklists, or RV travel to-do lists.  You could do it on paper. But by using the right task management app, you can almost be guaranteed to stay on track.

A task management app lets you make your own customized lists that reside on your tablet or smartphone, can be easily edited and can serve a multitude of purposes.

You can have a packing list, a camp set-up list, a list for taking down camp. Make a winterizing list, a de-winterizing list.  Set reminders on the app for when to do maintenance. Keel track of all your campground reservations on a list or a list of the attractions you may want to check out on your route. You get the idea.

Here are three such lists that will do all of the above…and more.

  • Remember the Milk is a cleverly named app that makes it easy to do just that – remember the milk – and many more tasks and errands. Create and prioritize to-do lists and get reminders via email text or Tweets. You can share with family and friends, too and integrate with other platforms like Google Calendar and Evernote. The app is free for iOS, Android, and Blackberry with premium services available for purchase.
  • Things is for you iPhone and Apple users. It helps you remember, well, things you have or want to do. Input tasks, and then check them off when completed. You can juggle multiple projects and organize by categories to make it simple to always know what you have to do before you leave, while youre traveling and once you’ve reached your destination.  The app is free for iOS.
  • The app called 24me manages all your calendars, tasks, notes, and personal accounts. It then generates your daily tasks and events that can be checked off with a simple tap of a button. It integrates well with Google Calendar, Microsoft Outlook, and more. It can even give you head’s up if it’s going to rain. The app is free for iOS and Android with premium services available.

Here’s an NBC Video I did on these apps for the PC Mike tech report I do every week for all 223 NBC-T stations across the country.

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