Summer Vacations Are Upon Us

The summer is here, and many people will be taking road trips. Road trips are a lot of fun, but there are several things that you will need to do to keep yourself safe. Below are some tips for staying safe while on the road:

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Plan a destination

However obvious this may seem, it is a must. There are all kinds of tales out there of bad or poorly planned vacations. Do some research and look into areas that fit what you and your family like to do for fun! If you’re an outdoor type family, places like Yellow Stone or Yosemite National park may be a good idea. These places may require permits, reservations etc… So make sure to plan ahead. Continue reading “Summer Vacations Are Upon Us”

Executive Travel and Chauffeur Services – What any Busy Executive Needs

Arriving for a meeting in style will make a positive impact on your business acquaintances and it offers you the chance to turn up fresh and ready to take on anything you need to do.

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You may have to make a presentation or give a seminar, so it’s important that you arrive at a destination without the stress of driving yourself. It’s important to rely instead on the experts. Organising an executive travel and chauffeur service is the solution it’s what any busy executive needs to stay on top of the game. Continue reading “Executive Travel and Chauffeur Services – What any Busy Executive Needs”

Road Trip Ready: Six Must-Haves For Those Who Prefer Traveling By Car

Traveling by car as opposed to flying offers many perks, including the opportunity to see different areas of the country. You can make as many stops as you want, control the air conditioning and bring as many or as few people as you want. However, going on a road trip does entail responsibilities. Here are six must-haves to remember for your next road trip:

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Basic Needs

While on the road, you and your companions are far from the comforts that your home provides including the basic necessities to live. Bring food that is not sensitive to changing temperatures and has a long shelf life, as well as plenty of water. Be sure to also have a supply of needed medication that anyone might need. An extra blanket is always a smart item to keep in case of emergencies. Continue reading “Road Trip Ready: Six Must-Haves For Those Who Prefer Traveling By Car”

Make The Most Of Your Road Trip With These Helpful Apps

Going on a road trip has always been a fun experience to get out on the open road and see parts of the country. But with how much technology has changed in recent years, road trips are even more entertaining and offer more opportunities than ever before. Here are some apps you must have before you set out on your next road trip that will make your adventure even more fun.

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Waze Having a GPS app will keep you on the right path while driving and also help keep you out of traffic. The worst part about a road trip is getting lost and having to spend hours trying to yet back on path. But with GPS your chances of getting lost are much less likely. Wave will update you with real-time traffic, as well as the best possible route to your destination. If you aren’t driving, you can also check in with other ‘Wazer’s’ with the social network part of the app. You never know what other road-trippers you may meet on your travels, and what memories you might be able to share. Continue reading “Make The Most Of Your Road Trip With These Helpful Apps”

Why You Need Car Insurance on Your Rental Car When Traveling

Renting a vehicle can be exciting for most initially. Having a new car to hit the road offers a sense of pleasure. It takes your mind off any repairs your own vehicle may need. You think a lot about what type of vehicle you want: a car versus an SUV or standard versus luxury. You go over all the upgrades such as satellite radio, GPS navigation, and push button starts.

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But do many of us think ahead before we get to the car rental agency and go over the options of what will happen if we are involved in an accident? Most don’t plan for that expense. Many people leave those options in the hands of their current automobile policy. As your own auto and home insurance policy may have options covering rentals, it’s important to call and verify the options with the company. Chances are there may be restrictions such as coverage’s varying state to state and only covering rentals when your car is being repaired. Here are important reasons you need car rental insurance on your rental. Continue reading “Why You Need Car Insurance on Your Rental Car When Traveling”