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11 Holiday Travel Hacks To Keep Everyone Happy On The Road

Traveling during the holidays can be wonderful... if you know what you're doing. Ford wants to help you have a safe and wonderful holiday road trip.

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2. And plan meal stops ahead of time.

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3. The night before you leave, use cooking spray to keep the car doors from freezing shut.

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5. Encourage kids (and everyone!) to dress in layers — discarded sweaters can be used as pillows for those crucial car naps.

6. Pretty wrapping is easily destroyed on a long ride — store wrapped gifts in a shower caddy to keep them organized and safe!

10. When you get to where you're going, park facing east for a natural defrost.

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The closer you are to the sun, the more melty the snow gets and the easier your car cleanup is. It's science!

11. Before you head in for holiday fun, use socks as windshield wiper covers.

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Don't just prop up your wipers; go the extra mile and cover them with a pair of old socks. It will further protect the wipers from snow and ice that accumulates while you're celebrating. Happy Holidays!

Here’s to the holidays. And the moments that make them.

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