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How to Prepare for a Road Trip in a Pandemic

How to Prepare for a Road Trip in a Pandemic

After months of lockdown, you may want to get out of the house and explore. However, due to COVID-19, you may be nervous about how you can stay safe and distant from others. While you probably know how to prepare for a road trip, a pandemic means taking additional considerations and preparation. Plan ahead Road trips are either a vacation with an itinerary planned down to the minute or bursts of spontaneity. With a pandemic, the former is probably the…

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VW Sponsoring First-Ever Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

VW Sponsoring First-Ever Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

About five hours out from Memphis is the great Tennessee city of Chattanooga. And this year, the city is playing host to the inaugural Chattanooga Motorcar Festival, sponsored — quite excitingly — by Volkswagen of America. That makes the event the perfect fall road trip destination for any VW fans in the Memphis area. Some of us from the dealership will certainly be going. The event will be held in downtown Chattanooga from Oct. 11-13. The festival will celebrate your…

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How to Transport a Christmas Tree in your Car the Easy Way

How to Transport a Christmas Tree in your Car the Easy Way

You have to admit it: Nothing beats a real Christmas tree up at home during the holidays. When it comes to getting it there, many drivers are clueless. Follow these easy tips to learn how to expertly transport a Christmas tree and get ready for a fuss-free holiday season.  Measure beforehand  There’s no point bringing a tree home if it isn’t even going to fit in the house, so make sure you always measure beforehand. Be sure to measure the…

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How to Beat the Winter Blues

How to Beat the Winter Blues

Every year, millions of Americans suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is usually caused by the lack of sunlight during the winter. Other people just generally feel down after all the excitement of the holidays has ended. If you are feeling this way, here are three ways you can try to beat the winter blues. Add some light to your life. After taking down all of your Christmas lights, it is understandable to feel a little down. However, you…

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Simple Christmas Hacks to Make Holiday Preparation a Breeze

Simple Christmas Hacks to Make Holiday Preparation a Breeze

Whether you’re short on time this year or just don’t feel like letting the holidays stress you out, use these awesome Christmas hacks from Gossett VW Germantown and get ready for the most stress-free Christmas season ever.   Decorate with what you’ve got There’s no need to break the bank to go all-out for Christmas. This year, use what you’ve already got to make stunning decorations for your home. You can easily turn leftover fall gourds into snowmen with a…

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Places to Have Thanksgiving Dinner in Memphis

Places to Have Thanksgiving Dinner in Memphis

Sometimes it’s easier to have Thanksgiving dinner out instead of putting up with all the stress and confusion of hosting the event yourself. Thankfully, there’s tons of great places to grab a festive bite with your loved ones on Thanksgiving.   Peabody Hotel Restaurants There are two different restaurants in the famous Peabody: Capriccio Grill, which is more casual and kid-friendly; and Chez Philippe, which provides a more elegant experience. Both restaurants will have special deals on Thanksgiving dinners.  …

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Thanksgiving Travel Tips on the Road

Thanksgiving Travel Tips on the Road

Choosing to forgo costly airline tickets by hitting the road with your family instead? You’re not alone. It’s estimated that more families are choosing to road trip for the holidays in 2017 than ever before. In order to avoid all that traffic and stay sane and safe, here’s some Thanksgiving travel tips.   Avoid Driving on Wednesday Tuesday and Wednesday are the busiest days for travel, with Wednesday between 3 and 7 PM being peak traffic time. Avoid the rush…

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Tips for a Healthy Summer

Tips for a Healthy Summer

Summer is a season full of fun—you can go swimming, get a tan, and explore the great outdoors—but you’ll want to make sure that you safely do all these things. Here are some tips from us at Gossett VW Germantown on how to have a healthy summer. Sunscreen, Always Always remember to take care of your skin! Sunscreen can protect your skin from UV rays and prevents sunburn and more serious problems like skin cancer. Hydrate Because of the summer…

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Local Spring Events in Memphis

Local Spring Events in Memphis

There’s no shortage of fun local spring events in Memphis, Tennessee. Here’s just a few things the city has to offer as the weather warms up. Lantern Light Festival Catch this one before it goes away on May 7th! At Agricenter International, you’ll get the opportunity to experience Chinese culture up close and personal. All ages are welcome, with plenty of kid-friendly activities. Chainsmokers Concert This is one for the young adults or the young-at-heart. Enjoy electronic dance vibes from…

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Volkswagen LEGO Journey Display at Chicago Auto Show

Volkswagen LEGO Journey Display at Chicago Auto Show

For a display shown at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, Volkswagen reimagined the history of Volkswagen and the evolution of the brand’s design using 20,000 LEGO bricks. The display was 2 feet by 3.5 feet and includes a classic Volkswagen Microbus as well as the brand-new Volkswagen Atlas, coming to the lineup for the 2018 model year. The Volkswagen LEGO Journey display was set up against a backdrop that gradually transitions from a cityscape to more rural scenery, showing that…

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