If you’re in the market for a new vehicle, you’re probably looking for the perfect one to meet your needs. Needs to be road worthy, road-trip worthy, and able to handle the different terrains and strains of some epic journeys! At the same time, your needs could change over time.
For example, you might be thinking about a roadtrip in something that allows you to extend the bed of your pickup truck. Or, you might be looking for lights you can place near your floor mats. And in the future your travel style, and roadtrip style may change.
There are a lot of options today in terms of truck upgrades, which make it possible to improve your existing vehicle for the next trip you’ll take. Here are some considerations.read more
No one ever expects to get into an accident, but it happens to millions of people every year. Since the pandemic hit, more and more people are choosing the road over the skies, and many are choosing to drive out from home, preferring their own vehicles over a rental.
North America is an amazing country to travel across, and the vastness of the continent means that even travelers visiting for an extended period of time consider buying a vehicle vs renting. But if you’re roadtripping in a vehicle you own, your credit cards or travel insurance won’t cover your car insurance.
If you’re one of the unlucky ones who does find yourself in an accident, you’ll be glad you have Allstate auto insurance. Here are 5 times when having Allstate will come in handy.read more
Travel evolves like everything in life, and I’ve found myself going from traveling solo, to traveling around the world with my partner, to now coordinating exclusive women-only tours.
I’ve quickly realized that traveling with a group of people is a lot different than traveling alone or simply with a single other person. You’ll find countless online articles that offer endless travel packing tips, but few focus on how to pack for group getaways.
Packing effectively for a group trip can be a bit different than when simply traveling solo, so I thought I’d offer some of the tricks I’ve picked up over the recent years while traveling with groups. Planning your next group getaway? Here’s how to pack when you’re part of a travel squad!read more
Driving a vehicle is a necessity in many countries, but you’ll also need a license if you’re an avid roadtripper and love to explore the open road.
The United States is one of the best roadtripping countries in the world, with epic drives like the Pacific Coast Highway, Route 66, and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
But due to cars becoming more affordable, and more and more people learning to drive, there has been a steep and steady incline in the number of cars on US roads.
On average, there are over 6 million car accidents in the US. And there has been a rise of 18% in the number of deaths due to car accidents in 2021. So the government has made insurance mandatory in almost every state.
This article will look at another law that was passed recently called the Electronic Liability Insurance Verification Program, which has been made to ensure road safety and security throughout the country.read more
Thinking about taking a family road trip between San Francisco and San Diego? There are a number of great travel destinations to explore in this region, and no matter what your family’s interests are, there are a huge range of fantastic places to visit.
With so much to see and do, you’ll want to make an itinerary before you pack up the van. Van, you say? There’s truly no other way to take a family road trip in comfort and style, and vanlife has become one of the biggest family travel trends since the pandemic.
Spanning just over 500 miles, there are so many attractions to check out during a San Francisco to San Diego road trip. In fact, you might not even be able to find time for everything!read more
Since the pandemic, the way people vacation has changed. While humans have always gravitated towards outdoor spaces, physical distancing and lockdowns have made us appreciate our natural surroundings more than ever before. And now the feeling is, why would you only spend the day immersed in nature, when you can also spend the night?!
RVs have become a hugely popular way to travel since the pandemic, because they allow you to sleep in your destination, and spend time in interesting and exotic places overnight. And beaches specifically can be a great place to park, offering a free ocean view, falling asleep to the sound of the waves crashing ashore, and underneath a million stars. Below are some of the benefits of RV camping on the beach.read more
Have you ever thought of the freedom of riding a motorbike with the wind blowing through your hair, traveling to new destinations? Many people do, and the perfect motorbike is just waiting for you.
There is a lot to learn when you are just getting your first motorbike. You have to know how to ride it, what kind of gear you need, and the best way to take care of it. Helmets seem like an obvious safety tip for someone who has just gotten their first bike, but if the rest sounds confusing or concerning, don’t worry.
We have compiled five good tips for safe motorbike riding so that no matter where you live, you can feel confident about your new machine.read more
An expatriate or ex-pat is a person that goes to live abroad for an extended period or permanently. If you’ve suddenly decided to become an American ex-pat in the UK, there are some things you need to get in order before you leave.
Regardless of why you’re moving across the Atlantic Ocean, there’s a question you need to answer: will you sell your car or take it with you? If you’re unwilling to part ways with your vehicle, it might be time to look at car shipping companies.read more
I am an avid road trip enthusiast. I love the idea of going on a far-away drive on eye-catching scenic highways through lesser-known towns. However, I also know how a fun trip can immediately turn into a nightmare.
One of the most unforgettable road trips I’ve ever had was on a journey from Raleigh to Anaheim. It almost ended in disaster when my car broke down in the middle of nowhere. It was my extended auto warranty that came to my rescue.
The trip was 3,098 miles long and involved a drive time of about 37 hours down the old route 66. It was a couple of years ago in the middle of a hot summer. I was driving my trusty old 2017 Nissan Versa. Here’s how my auto warranrty saved my road trip.read more
Recent surveys have shown that 70% of Americans are planning to take a road trip this holiday season instead of flying, and the story is similar in other countries around the world. Despite fuel prices being quite high, people are ditching wings in favor of four rubber tires as air travel becomes more of a hassle thanks to the pandemic.
They say life is about the journey and not the destination, and that definitely rings true with road tripping. But a poorly planned road trip filled with boredom and preventable hiccups can easily ruin your road trip holiday.
With many of us planning longer road trips this holiday season and well into 2022, I thought I’d offer some tips on how you can survive the journey whether traveling solo or with family and friends.read more