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15 Signs You're Finally Ready To Vacation Together

You're in sync. Traveling with someone tests the limits of any relationship or friendship. But if you plan the right vacation, you'll survive anyone.

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1. You've figured out how to share meals without wanting to destroy the other person.

"Half this and half that" is one of man's greatest achievements.
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"Half this and half that" is one of man's greatest achievements.

2. Your morning routines align.

Or, at least, you're able to ignore their obnoxiously early alarm.
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Or, at least, you're able to ignore their obnoxiously early alarm.

3. You're comfortable freaking out in front of each other.

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The Goliath at Six Flags will show you their true colors.

4. You have a mutual understanding of how long to stay at each activity.

"You good?" / "I'm good."
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"You good?" / "I'm good."

5. You know which situations constitute a selfie and which don't.

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And you have a strict plan for who gets to post what picture.

6. You could keep each other entertained for hours.

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We're talking without Wi-Fi.

7. But you know when it's time to ignore each other for a while.

If the silence isn't awkward, you've found a travel partner.
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If the silence isn't awkward, you've found a travel partner.

8. You agree about whether the trip is meant to be adventurous or relaxing.

Both... ALWAYS BOTH!
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Both... ALWAYS BOTH!

9. And when you need to nap, you agree on the rules.

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Are shoulders fair game? What if your arm is stuck? Do you wake them up?

10. You like to do similar things, but each have your own perspective.

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Kaplan International English / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: kaplaninternational

Ideally you agree on the same restaurant, but order different meals.

11. And you like the same soundtrack.

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Or you're able to tune it all out.

12. You've endured a long ride together once or twice before...

Someone will probably be car sick at least once.
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Someone will probably be car sick at least once.

13. ...and came out of it just fine.

Pro tip: If the vacation is getting overwhelming, there's no shame in having a movie night.
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Pro tip: If the vacation is getting overwhelming, there's no shame in having a movie night.

14. You know that an adventurous vacation might get messy at times.

It often does at Lollapalooza.
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It often does at Lollapalooza.

15. But that making up quickly means you'll have time to see more.

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"Let's not fight. We paid for this."

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