Category Archives: Travel

Prep Your Car Now For Winter

Fall car care

Fall is the best time to prep your car for the winter. Here’s the short list for maintenance you should do now. OIL & FILTER CHANGE Regular oil and filter changes should be part of your regular maintenance year-round but it’s especially important in colder weather. Thick or dirty oil has a harder time pushing […]

Checklist for Summer Car Care

Summer car care tips

Many people bring their vehicles in for a tuneup before cold winter weather arrives. But regular maintenance during the summer months is just as important, especially if a road trip is on your calendar. Here’s a basic car care checklist to ensure a smooth ride this summer.  Tires  If your vehicle doesn’t have an internal sensor, manually check […]

5 Ways to Shake Up Your Summer Vacation

Summer road trip

“Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Words to live by. With TSA slowdowns and wait times pushing 3 hours at airports across the country, it’s the perfect time to trade in the airways for the highways and plan a summer road trip. A family road trip doesn’t have to be miles of endless boredom and […]

Improve Your NASCAR Tailgating Experience

cargo liners

Avid NASCAR fans love the infield experience and will travel miles to catch a race (25% travel over 300 miles), and most fans stay for a few days. If you’ve got a race or two posted to your calendar, let Armor All Mats improve your tailgating experience with these tips. 1. As any seasoned tailgater knows, surface […]

Prepare for the First Ride of the Season

Motorcycle maintenance

Spring is finally here. For motorcycle enthusiasts, that means it’s time to get your bike ready for ridin’ season. Here are some musts before you head out for your first ride. PREPARE YOUR RIDE CHECK THE OIL.  If you didn’t change the oil before storing your motorcycle for the winter (shame, shame), start the season with fresh oil […]

12 Tips for Driving in Winter

FOLLOW THESE TIPS FOR SAFE DRIVING IN WINTER Winter weather can make for some pretty hairy driving conditions. Following a few basic tips can help you get through the winter season unscathed. These may seem like “well, duhhh” suggestions but having been out in the first bad weather of the season up here in Minnesota, […]

WINTER EMERGENCY KIT

PUT YOUR WINTER EMERGENCY KIT TOGETHER TODAY With winter comes inclement weather. And with inclement weather, comes poor driving conditions. There’s just no getting around it. Your best bet is to be prepared. If you don’t have a winter emergency kit in your vehicle, now is a good time to put one together. I know, […]

CELL PHONE TIPS FOR HOLIDAY TRAVEL

Your cell phone…you never leave home without it, right? Especially when you’re about to head out on a road trip. We all feel safer on the road when we have a cell phone with us. But be careful not to get lulled into a false sense of security. There are certain circumstances when your phone […]

5 Things To Prepare Your Car For Winter

Fall is a great time to get your car ready for winter driving. Check these 5 things or have your mechanic do it at your next tune up or oil change. BATTERY Starting your car in cold weather takes more umph from your battery so you should check it for voltage and replace if necessary. […]