Tip: Bring a power cord to share A family travel expert has a $7 solution for staying plugged in while traveling--and on making friends at the same time. Budget Travel Wednesday, Oct 14, 2009, 12:43 PM Budget Travel LLC, 2016

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Tip: Bring a power cord to share

Sheila Scarborough is a travel blogger extraordinare. She's a guiding light at The Family Travel Logue ("your one-stop guide to family travel") and at the blog of Perceptive Travel magazine. We checked in with her for a savvy tip on how she stays "wired" on the road. She says…

"Electric outlets are often scarce. At airports, hotel rooms, and elsewhere, I often struggle to find a conveniently-located electrical outlet. That's why I tuck a power strip into my laptop bag, and share it with others when needed. Any strip will do, but one with a surge protector is recommended (from $7 at Amazon).


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