We are in the midst of summer, the height of touring season here in the US, throw some festivals on top of that and there is plenty of work to go around.
In previous blogs, I talked about how to prepare for a tour from the technical side of things. For this blog, I am going to talk about preparing for your first tour from the practical side of things.
Before leaving home
Get yourself a passport and if you have one make sure you have enough blank pages in it and it’s not about to expire. The last thing you want is to be in the middle of a tour and find out you can’t get into Canada for example, because your passport is expired, or spend a day off at the consulate in a foreign country getting blank pages added to your passport.
If you live in one of the states whose Driver's Licenses are not valid with TSA, you'll need a Real ID if you don't have a valid passport and plan on doing any air travel.
If you are not already a member of the major airline's frequent...