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STAYCATION INSPIRATION DURING CHALLENGING TIMES

The Author of EVERYWHERE FOR NOTHING: FREE TRAVEL FOR THE MODERN NOMAD, Shares Unique Travel Options to Create the Trip(s) of Your Dreams

Sometimes it’s fun, relaxing and economical to just stay home, or visit those special places that are within driving distance. With the challenges of a worldwide pandemic, many people are choosing to skip vacation, while others are opting for a summer “STAYCATION!”. We have Meggan Kaiser, the travel expert who literally wrote the book about free or affordable trips, is the host of the Travel Channel show 24/$7, and blogger. Meggan’s book, EVERYWHERE FOR NOTHING: FREE TRAVEL FOR THE MODERN NOMAD, provides a timely roadmap for researching, creating, and enjoying an affordable vacation. Learn why it’s not to late to salvage some great fun this summer!

TOP TIP FOR A SAFE VACATION
Right now, road trips are everything in the travel world. It’s the perfect way to get away while keeping your family safe. If you’re hitting the road this summer, check-out what industry leaders like Wyndham Hotels & Resorts have to offer. Wyndham has enhanced health and safety protocols and flexible cancellation policies, so you can book with confidence and peace of mind. With thousands of hotels across 20 brands family-friendly names like Days Inn, Super 8 and La Quinta wherever you want to travel, whatever your budget, Wyndham is there. Another tip: Register for their latest promotion at WyndhamHotels.com and receive 2,000 bonus Wyndham Rewards points on upcoming stays —up to 10,000 points—good towards free nights, gift cards and more.

ANY TIPS FOR THE DRIVE
I do. You might not realize it, but intense summer heat can be just as damaging to your car’s battery as freezing winter temperatures, so make sure to get your battery tested for FREE at your local Batteries Plus Bulbs store before your next road trip. And, if you need a new battery, Batteries Plus Bulbs has a $10-DOLLAR mail in rebate in July and August on Duracell Ultra Gold or Platinum A-G-M batteries. For the kids, make sure their devices are charged up. Then, whether you’re on the road, or staying home in your own backyard oasis, Batteries Plus Bulbs has everything you need to stay powered up and connected all summer long. For more information, visit www.BatteriesPlusBulbs.com

OTHER SUGGESTIONS FOR SOME STAYCATION FUN
I love activities that bring the entire family together and two of the newest games from hit-party-game-creator Exploding Kittens are the perfect staycation addition. Throw Throw Burrito Extreme and Poetry for Neanderthals both feature inflatables… but not just for the pool. Throw Throw Burrito Extreme, a dodgeball card game, features two THREE-FOOT-TALL Burritos to throw at opponents. In Exploding Kittens’ first word guessing game, Poetry for Neanderthals, players have to explain complex words or phrases using only single syllables, or they get whacked with a TWO-FOOT-long inflated NO Stick. For ages 7 and up you can find these games at Target or order at ExplodingKittens.com and have them sent straight to your house.