Family Travel Safety

There are so many things to consider on vacation: the kids, the pets, the luggage. Read up on family travel safety and how to make the best of it.

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The airplane you are on is about to land and you wish you knew how to pop your ears. Learn how to pop your ears from this article.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

Most travelers think their own auto insurance will cover rental car accidents, too. But do you honestly know the details of your coverage, how long your coverage will last or how well you're really protected?

By Christopher Neiger

Nothing saps the fun from a road trip like being pulled over by a cop. Besides simply obeying traffic laws, how can you avoid a ticket on your next trip?

By Nicholas Gerbis

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Road trip: two words that promise summer adventure and fun. Car problems: two words that will kill that excitement in a heartbeat. A breakdown on the highway will turn your long-awaited vacation into the mechanic's "pay-cation" and leave you with unpleasant memories.

By Martha Barksdale

Rest areas are supposed to be safe havens for drivers who need some shut eye. But they're not nearly as secure you'd think. How can you play it safe at rest stops?

By Clint Pumphrey

Is it safe for parents to travel without their kids? There's a lot of planning and preparation involved in leaving the little ones at home, but just what do you need to do before you go?

By Linda C. Brinson

It's the sentence sure to fill even the most confident parent with fear: "Mom, Dad, I want to go with the other kids on spring break." How should you respond?

By Patrick J. Kiger