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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…

Travel Tip: Technology That Can Help Prevent Distracted Driving
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Technology That Can Help Prevent Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a serious problem, especially when it comes to technology inside our vehicles. So how can you protect yourself or your children? It’s estimated that distracted driving has… Read More…

Travel Tip: Crossing State Borders With A Rental Car
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Crossing State Borders With A Rental Car

You know where to rent a car, but do you know where you’re allowed to DRIVE your rental car? If you go the wrong direction, you may actually void your… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Car Travel / Christmas

Holiday Travel Tips & Trends

The holiday season is typically one of the busiest travel periods of the year, and this year will be no different. Here are some holiday travel tips you can use… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Rental Car Technology
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Rental Car Technology

If there’s one cool thing about renting a car, it’s getting to test out features your own car may not have. Plus, the technology is getting even better. Check out… Read More…

Travel Tip: Parking Tickets When You Travel
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Parking Tickets When You Travel

It’s difficult enough to navigate city streets when you’re driving in another city, but parking signs only add to that confusion. Have you ever seen parking signs where nothing seems… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why Rideshare Companies are Applying Surge Pricing
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why Rideshare Companies are Applying Surge Pricing

If you’ve already jumped on the rideshare bandwagon, you know that finding a car through services like Uber and Lyft can be pretty convenient and even affordable. But those days… Read More…

Travel Tip: Holiday Driving Tips
Car Travel / Travel Tips / Winter

Travel Tip: Holiday Driving Tips

The holidays are some of the busiest driving times of the year—and generally the most dangerous. Here are a few holiday driving tips to protect yourself on the road. Don’t… Read More…

Save Time This Year: 5 Tips for Beating Thanksgiving Traffic
Car Travel / Thanksgiving

Save Time This Year: 5 Tips for Beating Thanksgiving Traffic

It’s official: Thanksgiving traffic will be a little worse than normal this year. TripAdvisor conducted a survey of 2,500 people and found that 60 percent of Thanksgiving travelers will be trekking by road this… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Catch a Ride in a Luxury Car
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Catch a Ride in a Luxury Car

It’s one thing to rent a luxury car when you travel. But what if you got one as part of the package? For some high ­ticket travelers, that’s exactly the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Does Your Credit Card Cover Car Rental Insurance?
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Does Your Credit Card Cover Car Rental Insurance?

One of the worst-kept secrets in the travel industry is that your credit card can cover damage on your rental car. But there is some fine print you need to… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Parking Space Apps
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Parking Space Apps

What’s the most annoying thing about driving in a busy city or attraction? Remembering where you parked your car. The good news is your smartphone can save the day—with parking… Read More…

The Best Places to See Fall Foliage Around the Country
Car Travel / Fall / USA

The Best Places to See Fall Foliage Around the Country

The end of summer means autumn leaf peeping is right around the corner. Yellow, orange, and red are the colors of the season, and thousands of travelers will soon be… Read More…

Travel Tip: Running Late? Check Out These Traffic Apps
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Running Late? Check Out These Traffic Apps

We all know that texting and driving is a big no-no. But what if you’re stuck on the road and running late? Well, if you can operate your phone safely,… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Rent a Car Abroad
Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Rent a Car Abroad

It’s a no-brainer to book a rental car here in the U.S., but renting in another country can be confusing and expensive. Keep reading for information on how to rent… Read More…

Road Trip Apps to Make Your Drive Easier
Apps & Technology / Car Travel

Road Trip Apps to Make Your Drive Easier

Whether you’re on a road trip or navigating a new city, a few helpful apps on your smartphone might make the driving experience a whole lot easier. We’ve rounded up… Read More…