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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…

Travel Tip: How to Install a Car Seat Safely
Car Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Install a Car Seat Safely

Even if you don’t have small kids, you may be tasked with driving the children of family or friends during summer road trip season. You definitely want to be prepared…. Read More…

Travel Tip: New Cars Designed to Be Safer, Even Drive Themselves
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Cars Designed to Be Safer, Even Drive Themselves

It seems like automobiles keep getting smarter, and there’s some new technology that you definitely won’t want to miss. Of course, driverless cars are the biggest topic these days. In… Read More…

Travel Tip: What Happens When Your Rental Car Breaks Down?
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What Happens When Your Rental Car Breaks Down?

When renting a car, the agent at the counter will often pressure you to purchase a liability waiver in case you damage the car. But what if your rental car… Read More…