Expert Travel Tips

Check out travel tips from experts, and get advice on topics like packing, travel safety, traveling alone, saving money, and more. Via helps you outsmart the challenges of travel in the U.S. and abroad so you can travel better and experience more.

Road Trip Activities for the Whole Family

A family travel pro shares her top tips for a successful road trip.

How to Pack the Car for a Road Trip

Follow these smart tips to save space, get organized, and keep everyone safe and comfortable.

Camping Gear: Rent, Borrow, or Buy?

Get what you need for an epic trip without cluttering your home or spending a small fortune.

How to Get More from Your Vacation Dollars

Four unexpected ways to save money on your next trip.

5 Tips on Buying Travel Insurance

More travelers are opting to cover their next trip. Here’s what to consider.

The West’s Best Mountain Towns for Summer

Enjoy moderate temperatures, quiet hiking trails, craft food, and more.

How to Plan and Prepare for the Perfect Road Trip

Get the most out of your next road trip with these steps.

8 Tips for a More Sustainable Road Trip

Reduce the impact and cost of your summer getaway.

How to Safely Pack Medications to Travel

Putting all your medications in one bottle can save space in your luggage, but it can also be risky.

Tips for Keeping Your Pets Happy and Healthy on the Road

When you travel with a pet, a few simple precautions can make the journey more fun for everyone.

7 Smart Tips for Driving Safely in the Dark

These smart tips will keep you safe when you have to drive at dawn, dusk, and night.

Tips for Safe Winter Driving

Heading out in wind, rain, fog, or snow? A few easy tips will help you steer clear of trouble.