Thursday, July 4, 2013

The Family Vacationist: Collaborative Consumption Road Trips

The Family Vacationist : newsletter
Greetings Fellow Travelers,
As we approach the big July 4th holiday reading surveys and reader polls about who will travel and where, we know one thing for sure. Our ride boards, started in 2003 by a user who asked, "Need someone to drive your car cross country?," have blossomed. Every time we moderate the newest posts we find families from Europe or Australia, retired school teachers from Africa, students in North America, families visiting relatives -- all are folks looking to drive someone else's car. It's the collaborative consumption road trip, and we love being a part of that trend. If you're not yet into AirB&B or ZipCar, maybe you'll appreciate our users' willingness to share their vehicles... Read more...
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Kyle & Fran, the FTF team
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