Dont Let your Road Trip be a Disaster, Plan Ahead with These Great Tips

The road trip. Portrayed in movies and TV from National Lampoons Vacation to NBC’s Frasier and countless more, it can be a thrilling adventure ala Thelma and Louis, or a fun time with lifelong memories between you and your friends or family. One thing is for certain, a road trip does open you up to the unexpected, so why not take steps to help reduce the amount of disruption you may encounter and make the experience more pleasant for everyone. It doesn’t matter if your next road trip is for work, education, or fun, these tips will help make it better.

Get your car inspected, tuned up, and cleaned. These small things can make a big difference. Our service department is ready to help you get this done easily to ensure your vehicle is road ready.

Have a roadside emergency kit that is equipped to handle anything that may come up on the trip. Also make sure that you have updated copies of your insurance information, roadside assistance and/or AAA cards, and medical alert information.

Get printed out directions and maps for your route for both directions. This is helpful if your navigation system or phone GPS are not functioning correctly.

Pre-book motels to get the best rates and ensure availability. You should also try to plan out where you will eat at each layover point to save arguments and time when you are already tired and hungry.

These are just a few of the ways that you can help make your next road trip easier and more enjoyable. The most important thing is to relax and enjoy the trip. The open road is calling, so why wait.
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