Episode 3: Driving Abroad

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In the latest travel news, major airlines, including JetBlue, Delta, Southwest, and Hawaiian, are continuing to block middle seats to allow passengers some semblance of social distancing. But there are still some variables outside of your control if you choose to fly in the middle of a pandemic. Also, based on visitor quarantine measures implemented by the Hawaiian government, Tippe talks about why you shouldn’t take a trip to the island state right now. 

Travel Tales: Driving on the left side of the road and the Autobahn

Tippe and Ben share their experiences driving abroad in Germany, South Africa, and England. Ben lived in Germany for a couple of years and talks about the exhilaration of driving on the Autobahn — and also that a good chunk of the highway network does have speed limits. 

Tippe talks about her three experiences driving on the left side of the road, including a terrifying stretch called Chapman’s Peak Drive in South Africa. She also shares a couple of driving adventures in the United Kingdom, where she had to get used to driving a manual on the opposite side. 

Travel Tips: What to know before you rent a car abroad

Renting a car in a foreign country is a lot different than doing it here in the U.S. So if you’re thinking of taking an international trip and renting a car, you need to hear this advice. Ben and Tippe talk about international driving permits, rental car insurance coverage (and whether your credit card really has you covered there), tolls, and a lot more. Tippe also provides some additional advice from the Department of State. 

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