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September is Heritage month and the perfect excuse to celebrate our beautiful country with a sneaky road trip or long weekend staycation. We’ve got the top tips and tech that will make your getaway unforgettable.
1. Know where you’re going with GPS
Roadtrips should be about exploring parts of the country you’ve never seen before. The best way to make sure you don’t get lost? Google Maps of course. Make sure you enter your destination before you leave home so that the route downloads to your phone. This way patchy signal while driving through rolling hills won’t make you miss the next turn off.
Smartphones for smart navigation:
2. Stay charged on the road with a powerful power bank
Roadtrips require extra juice, what with GPS running, music playing through Bluetooth or listening to podcasts your phone runs low in no time. Make sure you have a power bank that can handle the load.
Power banks that bring the juice:
3. Pick your destination based on accommodation you can afford
There are so many incredible places to visit in this beautiful country of ours that don’t have to cost a bunch. Try off-the-grid cottages in remote spots and slow down to the rhythm of nature. If you can’t live without electricity and Wi-Fi pick an affordable AirBNB spot with all the bells and whistles.
Find your perfect place on these local budget friendly sites:
- Budget Getaways
- Lekke Slaap
4. Make a soundtrack to your travels
Road trips are always more fun when there are awesome tunes to enjoy. Once you reach your destination there will be music to make your braais and beach days even better.
Warmer days mean sand and sea, pool splashes and spilt drinks. Enjoy your music without worrying about the water with our selection of waterproof Bluetooth speakers.
6. More space for more memories
Road trips are for making unforgettable experiences so make sure you have enough space on your camera or phone for all those happy snaps that you’ll treasure forever.
Wherever you go and however you get there, make sure you have the tech you need to make your trip run smoothly.