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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

Boondocking Basics

Boondocking—dry camping with limited amenities—“does not mean doing without,” says experienced Airstreamer Jay Thompson. “It means adjusting the way we do things to extend and enjoy our stay.” There are two main ways to dry camp: in a natural area, and “blacktop boondocking” in an urban setting. Thompson offers the following tips for boondocking anywhere. … Continue reading Boondocking Basics