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May 4, 2013

EDC Vegas ProTip #49 Print Out or Write Down Phone Numbers

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Written by: Keith Wozniak

Can you remember a phone number other than your own (if you’re lucky) and your parents? If you can you’re not like the rest of the world. We’re all so used to just typing in or selecting a name to send a text message or make a phone call that we rarely remember the phone numbers. If you lose your phone, the battery is completely dead or your phone ends up in pieces and you need to get a hold of someone immediately what do you do? You start praying!

When you make photocopies of your ID and credit and debit cards and print out your hotel and flight info take a few minutes to print out or write down phone numbers as well. Use the notepad in your hotel room to at least write down everyone’s numbers that’s in your group should anyone get lost or whatever. This is yet another simple step that won’t take more than a minute or two and could save you a lot of stress.

This is a great idea to do as it is without a trip like this. We’ve all heard horror stories of phones dying and people losing all of their contacts so keep them backed up and saved in some way. If you have an iPhone don’t just rely on iCloud.

A list of phone numbers will help to stay in touch with your friends and family should something happen to your phone.

If you want to live on the wild side (or like a Canadian avoiding roaming rates) you can live free by not evening bothering to carry your phone around with you.

About the ProTips: I’ve been counting down the days until Electric Daisy Carnival with a tip a day until the day of the festival. There’ll be more to come after this one and you can view ALL of them here.

Previous ProTips:

#50 PRINT OUT YOUR FLIGHT AND HOTEL INFO

#51 REMEMBER IT’S AN EXPERIENCE, NOT A CONCERT

#52 READ THE LINEUP ABOUT 500 TIMES A MINUTE

#53 PREVENT YOURSELF FROM BEING A GRUMPY PAIN IN THE ASS

#54 READ THE GUIDELINES TO KNOW WHAT’S PROHIBITED

#55 FOUR REASONS TO RENT A LOCKER

#56 EAR PLUGS EAR PLUGS EAR PLUGS

#57 ENERGY GELS, GRANOLA, PROTEIN AND MEAL REPLACEMENT BARS

#58 BE A TOURIST, CHECK OUT SOME FREE VEGAS ATTRACTIONS

#59 BEING PREPARED FOR THE POOL PARTIES

#60 REMEMBER GROUND CONTROL IS FOR US, NOT AGAINST US

#61 WRIST WALLET OR RUNNERS WAIST PACK INSTEAD OF POCKETS

#62 SUNSCREEN FOR THE DAY AND FESTIVAL LINE

#63 PACK LIGHT

#64 DON’T BE AFRAID TO SLEEP

#65 BRING A WIFI ROUTER TO SHARE YOUR ROOMS CONNECTION

#66 MAKE PHOTOCOPIES OF LICENSE, PASSPORT AND CREDIT CARDS

#67 GET CASH FROM THE ATM BEFORE HEADING TO THE FESTIVAL

#68 HELP OUT A FELLOW RAVER

#69 TELL YOUR PARENTS WHEN YOU ARRIVE IN VEGAS AND WHEN BACK HOME

#70 THREE SEALED PACKS OF GUM

#71 TELL YOUR BANK AND CREDIT CARD COMPANIES

#72 THINK ABOUT TRAVEL INSURANCE

#73 BUY AN INSOMNIAC WATER BOTTLE OR CAMELBAK

#74 EDUCATE YOURSELF AND KNOW THAT LESS IS MORE

#75 DO NOT EXPECT CELL PHONE SERVICE

#76 GO ON THE RIDES

#77 COMFORT OVER FASHION

#78 START SAVING MONEY IMMEDIATELY

#79 DON’T BE A PRISONER

#80 WATER WATER WATER WATER

#81 BUY A SHUTTLE PASS

#82: DON’T FORGET CHAP STICK



About the Author

Keith Wozniak
Founder of this web site, I have also has been involved with raves since 1999 as a raver, flyer guy, owned a promotion company throwing small and large events and also ran one of the first Dancesafe chapters. I've done it all and have never thought the scene was dead. Also writes for SchulzArmy.com




 
 

 

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