"I concur, wholeheartedly.
I had an amusing occurrence shortly after purchasing my new 2011 Pure. My DW, Ann, was not consulted before the purchase, and it was a rather unpleasant surprise to her -- the standard "is it…"
"Oh --- the other thing. Get some good sleep, as much as you can the night before you head out! That's why it's best to get everything done the afternoon/evening before your road trip so you can get a good night's rest.…"
"Make sure your oil and filters are fresh. Buy a new set of tires, or have tires in very very good to excellent condition (you want reliability here). Check your battery condition before you leave. Inspect hoses and belts about a…"