Car Rental & Driving

Car Security Tips

POSTED June 23rd 2017 BY Beth Williams
Your car can practically be your home away from home whether you drive for business or leisure. Therefore, you will want to take some precautions to protect it and your possessions inside. Ideally, you wouldn’t leave anything valuable at all in your car, but the reality of life is that your car is going to serve as much like a safe deposit box or a storage...
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Renting Cars with Credit Cards

POSTED April 22nd 2017 BY Beth Williams
Many travelers prefer to pay for rental cars with credit cards. In fact, if you don’t have a major credit card, you may find that some car rental companies will not rent you a car, or will require a large cash deposit to cover any potential damage. Are you covered? You may even save money when you rent a car using a credit card, since...
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Car Rental Tips for Foreign Countries

POSTED November 23rd 2016 BY Beth Williams
Want to drive when you get there? You should be able to, however, the laws governing car rentals do differ from country to country. Here’s an overview of what you need to know before your go and hit the road. License/IDP Most countries will accept your valid state driver’s license with another form of photo ID such as your passport. Some countries may also require an...
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How to Stay Safe When Your Car Breaks Down

POSTED August 12th 2016 BY Beth Williams
Even the most careful driver can be faced with an emergency situation. If the emergency happens in an unfamiliar area or at night, it becomes even more stressful. Don’t panic and start to gather as much information about your situation.  Also planning ahead of time what you can do to stay if your car breaks down will help get you through the situation with less fear...
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Is Your Car Vulnerable to Burglary?

POSTED October 8th 2015 BY Travel Writer
Did you know 1 out of 3 people will have their vehicle broken into this year? How many times have you left items of value in your car (purse, wallet, gun, important documents, expensive electronics etc.) not thinking you could come back to a smashed window or break-in and have the potential for significant loss because of a successful thief? Whether you drive a car, truck,...
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Scooters and Mopeds-Tourist Rental Tips to Stay Safe

POSTED June 28th 2015 BY Travel Writer
Renting a scooter on vacation is a great way to get around and see the sights. We think if  you’re up for it it’s a great way to experience the local flavor.  While this is a great idea, you do need to take a few precautions to make sure you don’t fall victim to some of the most common scooter theft scams that occur around...
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