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Relax! Enjoy! Summer is Finally Here!

Are You Ready?

Vacation is planned; day trips are on the calendar; and your bags have been packed since February. Now to relax and enjoy time with family and friends. Whatever your destination, before you head out the door, it’s important to take time to check your home and auto.

Americans love taking summer road trips and vacations, and 91% are taken in a personal vehicle. Between the Memorial and Labor Day holidays over 650 million trips will be made.1

Having a breakdown along the way or returning to a home that’s been burglarized can put a damper on your good times. We've compiled lots of tips to help protect your car, home and family. Click the links below in preparation for your summer fun!


45% of vacationers choose a beach or ocean as their destination.


Before you go, prepare your home and vehicle.

At home make it look like you never left: leave some lights on, lock up and stop your mail and newspapers.

Prepare your car for the road ahead: check tire air pressure, replace worn wiper blades and inspect the AC and brakes.

These are just a start, click here to learn more!


Stay safe along the way.

Getting there can be half the fun...or not! To help ensure you'll be happily singing “On the Way to Cape May” instead of dealing with unpleasantries -- click here!


Safely make the most of your vacation.

So many vacation options: water fun, camping, grilling...these tips and helpful info can help you safely avoid mishaps. Go here!











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