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Travel Tip: The One-Way Car Rental
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The One-Way Car Rental

If you haven’t noticed lately, the cost of getting from your home or from a hotel to the airport has gotten very expensive, whether you’re going by taxi or Uber…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Figuring Out Your Holiday Travel Plans
Car Travel / Christmas / Thanksgiving / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Figuring Out Your Holiday Travel Plans

Right now, most of you are probably trying to figure out your holiday travel plans. But you need to ask some important questions before you commit to a trip. First,… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Cheapest & Most Expensive Taxi Fares in the U.S.
Budget Travel / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Cheapest & Most Expensive Taxi Fares in the U.S.

The battle continues between Uber, Lyft, Via and established city taxi cabs. Some of the key factors have always been safety, liability, and the fares themselves. In a growing number… Read More…

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…