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Harry Potter & Hemingway: A Family Literary Road Trip in Florida
Car Travel / Family/Kids Travel / South

Harry Potter & Hemingway: A Family Literary Road Trip in Florida

Reading books as a family is one thing, but what about creating a literary-inspired road trip? Contributing writer Margot Black decided to reward her son’s extracurricular reading by creating a… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Should Know the Next Time You Rent a Car
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Should Know the Next Time You Rent a Car

Before renting your next car, you should be aware that renting a car is somewhat more complicated than making a reservation and showing up with your driver’s license. It’s also… Read More…

Travel Tip: What Current Gas Prices Mean for Your Summer Road Trip
Car Travel / Summer / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What Current Gas Prices Mean for Your Summer Road Trip

Are you taking a road trip this summer? You’ll enjoy the cheapest gas prices in 12 years, with estimates of $2.04 per gallon nationwide. That’s 59 cents less per gallon… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps You Can Use the Next Time You Rent a Car
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps You Can Use the Next Time You Rent a Car

Get ready for some high-tech apps the next time you rent a car. There are wireless hotspots, apps that track the mechanical health of your vehicle, and charging stations inside… Read More…

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Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Cars with Technological Controls

Every day, new cutting edge technology is being built into cars, and some of it actually makes a lot of common sense. If you’re a parent and worried about what… Read More…

Travel Tip: Possible Issues with Driverless Cars
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Possible Issues with Driverless Cars

We’ve all heard about the concept of the driverless car, the autonomous self-driving vehicle. While the technology exists to get one of these from Point A to Point B, researchers… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Car Travel / Thanksgiving

Predictions & Travel Tips for Thanksgiving 2015

Thanksgiving—also known as one of the busiest travel times of the year—is just a week away. According to AAA, this year 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more… Read More…

Wisconsin: Where First Time DUI Offenders Aren’t Criminalized
Car Travel / CBS News

Wisconsin: Where First Time DUI Offenders Aren’t Criminalized

It might surprise—and disturb you—to learn that Wisconsin is the only state in America that doesn’t criminalize first-time drinking and driving offenses. It is also a state where police sobriety… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Safe is Your Pet Travel Carrier?
Car Travel / Travel Tips / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: How Safe is Your Pet Travel Carrier?

It’s obvious that your pets need to be secured when driving. But just how safe is your pet travel carrier in a crash? A recent study from the Center for… Read More…

Travel Tip: Get The Most Out of Your Road Trip With These Apps
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Get The Most Out of Your Road Trip With These Apps

Going on a road trip? Don’t make it a race to get from point A to point B. Some apps can help you discover new sites along the way. Google’s Field… Read More…

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Car Travel / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Credit Cards With Rewards for Gas and Groceries

It’s one thing to use a credit card to rack up air miles, but what if your main mode of transportation is a car? A credit card that earns points… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why Intercity Bus Travel Is On The Rise
Bus Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why Intercity Bus Travel Is On The Rise

We’ve seen a huge boom in intercity bus travel in recent years, and this summer is no exception. A new survey out of DePaul University predicted record numbers of holiday… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Ways You Can Rent A Car
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Ways You Can Rent A Car

Renting a car used to involve the same familiar names: Hertz, Avis, Budget, etc. These are all good options, but there are some new companies—and new ways to rent a… Read More…

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Car Travel / Memorial Day / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Travel Predictions for Memorial Day Weekend 2015

According to AAA’s annual projections, over 37 million people will drive at least 50 miles for vacation between May 21 and May 25. That number is up 4.7 percent from… Read More…