17 Lies Everyone Tells You About Road Trips

Next time you’re thinking of packing a few friends into your car and hitting the open road, consider this list of lies. These tricky tales are often used to lure unsuspecting passengers into chipping in for gas. Read on for a road trip reality check:

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It’s the Cheap Way to Travel

The affordability of any road trip depends on the number of passengers. In some cases, a flight may be the cheaper option, even when traveling with a friend. Be sure to calculate distance and gas costs prior to setting out.