Category: Lifestyle

The Airstream Airbnb Phenomenon

The Airbnb phenomenon is so entrenched now that it’s no longer a phenomenon. You can rent places to stay of every size and shape pretty much all over the globe, and they can range from exotic (and luxurious) tree houses to sagging backyard tents. And some of those available rentals—not all through Airbnb—are those in … Continue reading The Airstream Airbnb Phenomenon

Airstream Fire Safety Part Two: 9-1-1, and How to Evacuate

When you embark on an Airstream adventure, “don’t leave common sense behind,” said John Gold, RV expert and presenter at a recent Alumaevent. “How many of you have an emergency escape hatch in your Airstream?” he asked the crowd, and all hands waved. “Good!” he said. “Now, how many of you have climbed through it?” … Continue reading Airstream Fire Safety Part Two: 9-1-1, and How to Evacuate

Airstream Fire Safety: How to Use an Extinguisher

“You have to practice for an emergency like a fire,” said RV expert John Gold at a recent Alumaevent. “I’m superstitious. I believe in Murphy’s Law: the worst possible thing will happen at the worst possible time. If,” he added emphatically, “IF you aren’t prepared. So be prepared!” Safety step one: stock a fire extinguisher … Continue reading Airstream Fire Safety: How to Use an Extinguisher

Airstream gifts

Stuck for a present to give that special Airstreamer? These items, priced from low to ridiculous, are sure to put a smile on their dial. (Hurry, only 18 online shopping days until Dec. 25th.) Tip: Order as much as you can from the Airstream Life store, where shipping is now FREE on all items! Airstream … Continue reading Airstream gifts

Paying with plastic on the road

Avoid common credit card mistakes when you travel! These tips can help you protect against fraud, and more. Tell Your Bank You’ll Be Traveling Many banks use fraud-detection software that looks at your purchase patterns and tries to guess if a purchase is legitimate. The problem is that sometimes this software sees you making purchases … Continue reading Paying with plastic on the road

Airstream 2 Go

Do friends envy your freewheeling Airstream lifestyle? They can have a taste of it—and may fall in love enough to buy their own Airstream—when they take a journey with an Airstream 2 Go rental trailer. The only factory-authorized source for rentals, Airstream 2 Go—launched in 2012 by Richard E. “Dicky” Riegel, former President & CEO … Continue reading Airstream 2 Go

Bend Classic Vintage Trailer Rally

“We love the Shastas and all the canned hams, but there is a lot of shiny aluminum here this year,” said Dal Smilie, Tin Can Tourists member and host of the Bend Classic Vintage Trailer Rally held this month. Among the many mid-century trailer models were Airstreams, Silver Streaks, Boles Aeros, and a smashing renovated … Continue reading Bend Classic Vintage Trailer Rally