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How to Plan a Road Trip

How to decide where to go, plan for the trip, and work out the snags, for a safe and happy vacation.

Planning a Road Trip

Deciding Where to Go – Here’s how to plan your road trip, depending on the time you have and how far you want to drive.

Doing Virtual Tours – How to use a GPS, or maps app, to scout new destinations and attractions, without leaving your home.

Navigating the Roads – A GPS is essential for road trips, but which is better, stand alone GPS unit or an app for your smartphone?

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Car Maintenance – If you want to avoid a breakdown, here’s the car maintenance that must be done before you hit the road.

Preparing Your Home – Here is a list of things that need to be done around the home before you go.

Bringing Your Pet – If you want to bring your dog or cat on a road trip, then here are some great tips.

Luggage Choices – If you want to pick the perfect luggage for road tripping, here are some things to consider.

Coolers and Ice – If you want to choose the best cooler for a road trip, this short article has some expert tips.

Unblocking Credit Cards – Here’s how to prevent your credit cards from getting blocked or bricked when you travel.

Travel Insurance – Should you get additional car, or liability, insurance for a road trip? Read this!

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Special Considerations (Snags)

Important Documents – Here’s how to digitize all your important documents and have them with you at all times.

Vacation in Canada or USA – If you want to drive in both Canada and the USA, beware of these major differences between them.

Going Through Customs – If you plan on crossing the Canada USA border, here are the essentials that you need to know.

For Non American Drivers – If you’re used to driving in the UK, Australia, India or Japan, read this article for critical information.

Alcohol, Tobacco & Cannabis – If want to drink or smoke on your road trip, then here are some important things that you must know.

Protecting Your Health – If you want to stay healthy on vacation, read this short article for some expert tips.

Long Road Trips – If you’re planning a long road trip, here’s how to automate everything, and have the freedom of a digital lifestyle.

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