If you don’t have Streets & Trips 2013 yet, now is the time to get it!  It looks like many retailers have it on sale just in time for planning summer travels!  Staples, Amazon, the Microsoft store, Office Depot, and Fry’s all have it listed for less than $20!

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VW Beetle 5th Wheel – I want one!!

This 1970s video has been making the rounds this week.  I wish someone would drive one of these to the next Rally.

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Tips for Traveling with Fido

I know there are plenty of you that take your pet with you on your roadtrips.  I saw this infographic  which has some great advice on how to travel safely with your pet.

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Look into the World of Recreational Vehicles (infographic)

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Here are some fun RV info graphics from here.  Click on images below to enlarge.

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Free Download – Long overdue Resorts of Distinction update

Dutchie from LaptopGPSWorld.com loves the POI Megafile but wondered if the POI collection for the Resorts of Distinction could be updated.  I’ve updated it and improved it by adding more information per location.

You can pick up the updated R.o.D. collection from here or download the current version of the POI Megafile.

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Geeks on Tour use Streets & Trips on Windows 8 Surface Pro Tablet

Geeks-on-TourHave you ever wished for some computer training geared towards travelers?Geeks on Tour can help you out.

Full-time RVers themselves, the Geeks offer loads tutorials, newsletters and training articles much of which are free!  Sign up for their free newsletter to get started.

In their latest newsletter they described how they used S&T on their new Windows 8 Surface Pro tablet.
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Read more here: http://geeksontour.tv/2013/03/ms-streets-and-trips-to-plan-your-travels

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81 Cool things you can do with Streets & Trips that you don’t know about

I love it when I have the opportunity to show someone something they can do with S&T that they never realized.  I’ve met folks that wish S&T could do this or that and sometimes I get to say “it can already do that!”.

Marvin who runs the LaptopGPSWorld.com forum has been assembling a list of Tips & Tricks for Microsoft Streets & Trips (and AutoRoute/MapPoint) on his blog.

With 81 tips so far surely there is something in the list that you don’t already know.

Check it out here: 81 Tips & Tricks

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