Planning A Road Trip In Australia: Essential Tips For First Timers

Planning A Road Trip In Australia: Essential Tips For First Timers

Australia is vast – the only country in the world that’s also a continent. One of the best ways to truly discover Australia is by road, but how do you tackle such a large country? What type of vehicle do you need? How far should you travel in a day, and what sort of safety precautions should you be aware of when setting out on your trip? Understandably, you need to answer many questions before you even book your…

50+ Unbeatable Road Trip Toys For Long Car Journeys

50+ Unbeatable Road Trip Toys For Long Car Journeys

Taking a family road trip soon? Nobody, not even an adult, can sit in a car for hours on end without SOMETHING fun to do! Whilst we have dozens of hot tips for road tripping with kids, simply nothing (other than maybe a good supply of snacks!) will help you through long-distance driving quite like a great selection of travel toys for the car. The best toys for car trips are ideally: Electronics such as small tablets, smartphones, or…

Does A Roof Rack Reduce Fuel Economy?

Does A Roof Rack Reduce Fuel Economy?

Roof racks can significantly impact fuel economy, depending on the roof rack type, the speed you’re driving, and the car’s size. For example, a small roof rack on a sedan driven in the suburbs may not significantly impact fuel economy, while a large roof rack on an SUV on the open freeway may. What Are Roof Racks? Roof racks are a special type of device specifically designed and attached to the rooftop of a vehicle using various connecting systems…

Best Family RV Rental Types For A Road Trip

Best Family RV Rental Types For A Road Trip

Are you excited to embark on a thrilling road trip across the diverse landscapes of the United States? Exploring America’s great outdoors with your family in an RV is a fantastic way to experience its beauty and can also work out as a very economical way to road trip. However, with numerous RVs – Recreation Vehicles – available for rent, choosing the perfect one for your adventure can be daunting. Our team has traveled extensively in various RVs, ranging…

How To Keep Baby Cool in Their Car Seat

How To Keep Baby Cool in Their Car Seat

During the warmer months, with the temperatures soaring as high as 100 degrees, one of the main concerns of every parent is “how to keep baby cool in car seat”? Sweaty babies are not fun to hold, and they can not be comfortable sitting in it on long rides. Just as you don’t want your baby feeling cold in their car seat in winter, it’s important that they are not overheating in the summer. If you have young ones…

How To Travel With Breast Milk By Car

How To Travel With Breast Milk By Car

Having to travel with your breastfeeding little one can feel overwhelming. But knowing the benefits that your angel will derive and the peace of mind you will get, you need to make some prior planning to ensure you sail through with your road trip. Breast milk will help provide your baby with comfort, as you will not disrupt their schedule due to your trip. And in addition to providing the ideal nutrition to your baby, breastmilk will also help…

20 Best Baby Toys For The Car – Ideal For Road Trips

20 Best Baby Toys For The Car – Ideal For Road Trips

Whether it’s just around the block to get the milk or taking on a much longer family road trip with your tot, keeping your baby entertained in the back of the car while you drive is essential. We have traveled by car extensively with our three kids and had easy-going through to incredibly rambunctious and difficult-to-please babies along the way! There are important safety considerations to take into account, too, when you are giving a baby a toy that…

Are Scissor Jacks Safe? Here’s What We Think

Are Scissor Jacks Safe? Here’s What We Think

If you have ever had to change a tire in an emergency, you most likely have either had to use a scissor jack or a bottle jack to lift your car.  The scissor jack, also known as a screw jack, is very convenient. It folds up nicely in some little compartment and gets tucked away. But if you ever had to employ one to change a tire, you may have asked yourself, is this scissor jack safe? I mean,…

Can You Put Roof Racks On A Car With A Sunroof?

Can You Put Roof Racks On A Car With A Sunroof?

A car owner with a panoramic, pop-up, built-in, spoiler, removable or folding ragtops type of sunroof will no doubt be wondering whether a roof rack can be attached to their vehicle.  This is because no car owner would want to ruin or damage their sunroof while trying to install a roof rack, as that would lead to spending extra cash to get it fixed. Can You Attach Roof Racks On A Vehicle With A Sunroof? Attaching a roof rack…

Traveling With A Newborn By Car: Tips For Baby’s First Road Trip

Traveling With A Newborn By Car: Tips For Baby’s First Road Trip

When you welcome your bundle of joy, life completely changes. Talk of the sleepless nights, crying babies, and endless joy, you name it. And after a while, it is natural to feel burnt out. A family vacation comes as a relief for many new parents – or obligations interstate may see you needing to prepare for a long journey by road (especially if you’re not quite feeling ready for airplane travel with a baby!) But we’ll bet there’s a…