Terrie McEvoy Pic: Brian McEvoy

Terrie McEvoy is thought for her love of travelling.

She has visited international locations across the globe. She beforehand lived in Australia together with her husband, David Fitzpatrick.

Now she splits her time between Eire and Portugal.

So once we sat down to talk together with her, we needed to ask her to share her journey suggestions.

Terrie McEvoy Pic: Brian McEvoy

Convey spares!

“On the subject of Specsavers, I’d say to have a spare pair of glasses with you! As a result of it’s an absolute catastrophe while you lose them. And positively know the place you place them. I misplaced my glasses once I was transferring home! That may be first.”

Plan forward

“Different hacks, are to just be sure you plan forward. Just remember to’re secure wherever you’re going.”

She provides: “I like to jot down a listing. I’m fairly scatty, so once I’m going round packing I at all times neglect issues. In order issues pop into my head I write them down on a listing on my telephone. What did we do earlier than we had telephones? I wouldn’t be capable of preserve monitor of a journal.”

“Do your analysis wherever you’re going. Myself and David have carried out a great little bit of travelling, we’ve been by way of South-East Asia, South America, all by way of Europe, Australia and New Zealand. We did intensive analysis earlier than we went to all of these locations and it actually stood to us. We knew the place we had been going, what we had been doing and how one can preserve ourselves secure.”

Convey the cost

“Be sure you have your battery packs with you. If you happen to’re going out exploring you don’t need your telephone to go useless.”


Pack your SPF

“I at all times pack SPF 50. I’m an enormous advocate for shielding your pores and skin! I lived in Australia, I labored in Plastics, I do know what it’s prefer to see pores and skin most cancers and issues like that. So SPF 50, hats, ensuring that you just’re protecting up.”

Entertain your little ones

She jokes: “Sydney is the queen of travelling.”

However Terrie and David have a stable travelling hack!

“I believe it’s as a result of once we’re at residence we don’t give her the iPad. She solely will get it when she’s travelling. So she sits into the seat together with her iPad and is like ‘Don’t speak to me, I’ve obtained my iPad, Coco Melon is lit!’ So for any dad or mum I’d say pull again on the display screen time earlier than the flight so once they do get it, it’s an entire new lease of life.”

Specsavers have teamed up with Irish character and travel-enthusiastic Terrie McEvoy after a survey discovered that 1 in 7 adults have picked up another person’s bag on the conveyor belt on the airport, with 1 in 11 beforehand arriving to the airport for a flight solely to understand passport particulars had been outdated! What’s extra, virtually a 3rd of 18-24’s have picked up another person’s bag considering it was their very own. A real ‘ought to’ve gone to Specsavers’ second!

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