Monday, July 25, 2011

Makes Road Trips Saner on Twitter 4pm July 26: #KidsInTheCar

Interested in road trip tips, fun destinations, snack ideas, and the latest technology to smooth your journey? Use Twitter to talk with travelers on our upcoming #KidsInTheCar Twitter Party, July 26th at 4pm ET.

We're joining experts from Productopia @ConsumerSearch and co-host @MotherProof for a #KidsInTheCar Twitter party.

Kyle McCarthy from @familytravel4um (that's us on Twitter!) and tech columnist Kaleel Sakakeeny (from @newmediatravel) will share fresh ideas on how to make road trips fun.  And easy.  And saner.

Use the #KidsInTheCar hashtag to follow along and participate at 4pm ET, July 26, 2011.

During the live tweetchat, we will discuss the latest in car safety, gas-saving strategies, the best family vacation spots around the USA and Canada, new apps for your smartphones, trends in snacking, and whatever else is on your mind.

To make it a real party, we have giveaways throughout the hour of The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Best Family Destinations written with, as well as The Complete Idiot's Guide to Word Search Puzzles vol 3 .

You'll know where to go and how to keep the kids busy en route!

How Does Twitter Work?

To participate, just log on to Twitter Tuesday afternoon at 4pm ET, and search #KidsInTheCar so you can follow the questions and answers.

You don't have to be a Twitter user to "listen" but you do need to have an account if you want to participate. If you don't have a Twitter account, it's easy and free to sign up.

Please include #KidsInTheCar in all your posts so that everyone will see them and can respond.

If you missed our past live Tweetchats, you can read transcripts of the Spring Break Vacation Planning Chat Transcript and Spring Break: What Can Go Wrong When Kids Go Alone talks. It's fun and easy to participate and everyone involved learns a lot from each other.

Please rsvp below or on FTF's page so we know to expect you, and you can get extra chances to win these books!

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