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Surviving road trips with kids in tow

Surviving road trips with kids in tow


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Cabin fever is real, folks. With Level 1 of our lockdown now well underway, many families will be chomping at the bit to get back on the road, especially as the holiday season fast approaches. But after months spent cooped up indoors at home, the last thing you’re probably looking for is any additional drama en route, when all you need is relaxation and fun.

“Many families are expected to take to the roads this holiday, rather than the skies, even as travel restrictions continue to be lifted. Road trips certainly offer a bit more flexibility, because with all the disruptions of this year they can still be planned at the last minute or cancelled easily. Road trips also reduce contact with other travellers and allow families to have a rewarding experience together, often at a lower cost,” says Riaz Haffejee, CEO of Sumitomo Rubber South Africa, manufacturer of the iconic Dunlop tyres (Dunlop).

But as families look to reconnect after this topsy turvy year – whether it be with relatives and friends or nature – they’ll be wanting to do so safely. Dunlop’s new year-end campaign, Take the road again, together, has all the tips they’ll need to survive road trips with kids in tow:

Share your family’s memory-making road trip with #Roadclip and be part of a community hitting the road again this summer, while staying #SaferthanSafe.