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.

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

Getting behind the wheel before dawn or after sunset requires extra caution. Here are seven tips to help you stay safe.

Tips for Safe Winter Driving

A few easy tips to help you steer clear of trouble when driving in winter.

Beginner's Guide to RVs

Find out how to plan your trip, select and drive an RV, and choose where to stay.

How to Pack a Cooler for a Road Trip

Keep your food dry and safely chilled whether you’re going on a picnic or week-long trip.

How to Plan a Drive With Travel Restrictions in Mind

AAA's TripTik makes it easy to see the latest Covid-19 information when planning a road trip.

Travelers in Quarantine: When We Stayed Home

Four travel writers reflect on life while sheltering in place.

Tips for Coronavirus Safety and Prevention

Protect yourself and others from the coronavirus by following these recommendations from the CDC and the U.S. State Department.

How to Plan the Perfect Babymoon

Celebrate your last baby-free days with a much-deserved getaway.

When to Use a Travel Agent

At times it really pays to have the expertise of a travel professional. Here are a few reasons to consider calling an agent.

5 Ways to Travel More Sustainably

Here are some ways to minimize your environmental impact when traveling.

7 Things to Know Before You Rent a Car

Whether you plan to drive in the U.S. or abroad, find out how to save money and reduce risk on your car rental.