Car Travel

    Full tank of gas?

    Tires properly inflated?

    All the essentials ready to go?

    Follow our tips so you can enjoy the ride!

    WHN TIP – Be safe, be smart and be prepared!

  • About Passports and Visas

    If you’re planning a trip outside the United States and don’t have a passport, better start the application process ASAP. According to the U.S. Department of State, there has been increasingly strong demand for U.S. passports in recent years, which means that putting it off until last minute might result in a delay or cancellation […]

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  • 10 Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

    May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month, a time where communities come together to bring more awareness to safety issues impacting teens on the road. If you have a teen who is approaching driving age, or perhaps already has a driver’s license, you’re probably experiencing a range of emotions: pride, because your child has gone […]

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  • Create a Pet Travel Kit

    Heading out with your favorite animal traveling companion? Make the journey easier for both of you by assembling a pet travel kit, with these tips from The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and other pet experts. (More HSUS travel tips here.) WHN TIP Perfect for Emergencies Your pet travel kit can also be used […]

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  • 5 Tips for A Safe Car Trip

    Heading out on a car trip? We’ve compiled some car tasks to do before you get on the road to make your trip safe and comfortable. 1. Schedule a tune-up for your car a week or so before departing. Why? It’ll give you a peace of mind knowing your car will run correctly. If you recently had […]

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  • Top 5 Packing Tips

    Are you one of those travelers who packs for your trip, only to find your clothes are a wrinkled mess when you get to your destination? With these tips, you’ll be able to fit what you need in your suitcase, and find your clothes in wear-ready condition when you arrive! WHN TIP – Make a […]

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  • Travel Tips for Seniors

    Over 50 and traveling for business or pleasure? Or maybe you’re planning a family trip and some of your fellow travelers are on the senior side. Plane, train, ship or car — whatever your mode of transportation, there are some strategies for making your journey or that of your senior safe and comfortable. Plan Ahead […]

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  • 11 Tips for a Smart Vacation

    Whether you’re hitting the slopes, the beaches, planning spring break or exploring new places abroad, here are quick tips from travelers and industry experts on getting ready: 1.     Double-Triple Dare You Triple-check your reservations before heading out the door (airplane, hotel, rental car, any other tours or trips). Nothing’s worse than getting to your dream […]

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  • Keeping Your Home Safe While You Travel

    Here are some smart “insider tips” from industry professionals and everyday travelers we interviewed that cover the preparation of your home while you are on vacation. The House: Main Rooms Have a friend, family member or trusted neighbor check on your house. Give the person your house keys and security codes (if necessary). WHN TIP […]

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  • Travel Insurance: What You Need to Know

    Travel insurance is like other insurance: you may be reimbursed if the unexpected occurs. Talk to your insurance agent about what areas are covered under your current homeowners (or other insurance) policy before purchasing travel insurance. What is Travel Insurance? Travel insurance is similar to homeowners or car insurance. If a hurricane or blizzard prevents […]

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  • Car Theft —8 Prevention Tips While Traveling

    Here’s a two-part video on how to prevent car break-ins: If you drive with your windows open, keep personal items off the seat and out of reach. Keep loose change in an enclosed change holder or an ashtray you can close. If you drive with the roof down or sunroof open, close them before parking. Shopping? […]

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