Posts Tagged ‘traveling’

Ready to road tripI have been fortunate to travel with some real pros over the years. Thank you Brad and Skip for all the help. So the first thing I would recommend if you are heading out for a road trip would be to find a couple of veterans – they really will teach you so much and save your butt a few times too. Of course, always check your fins if they build your board. This article will focus on a kitesurfing “road trip”, literally one in which you drive, not fly.

Budget – oh yes, you have to pay for this trip.

At MACkiteboarding.com, we go on a big road trip with customers every spring to¬†Kiteboard the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Our trip is a designed to be a bit higher end so that each individual or couple has their own room and our house isn’t too full. A full week with accommodations might be $1,000-$1,500 per person (excluding transportation). The first kiteboarding trip we went on 10 years ago was a super budget trip. Vans packed with gear and people, a house with every couch full, and lots of cheap beer. I think I spent about $600 for the week. Count your pennies and decide how much you want to spend before you do anything else.

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