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Author: SunChasers

Vicki Cook and Amy Blacklock are the #sunchasers behind Snowbirding Central. Together they own multiple websites and are the coauthors of the book Estate Planning 101 from Adams Media. They hail from the North (upstate New York and Michigan) and each own snowbird homes in Florida with their husbands.
AARP Member Benefits for Travelers and Snowbirds
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AARP Member Benefits for Travelers and Snowbirds

People in their 50’s and older travel near and far for business and pleasure. Continuing to work into their sixties and seventies, some travel regularly by automobile, plane, and train. Others don’t venture far from their hometown until they retire. Instead of traveling in their youth while working and raising a family, they plan “exploring…

Do Your Expenses Double When You Snowbird?
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Do Your Expenses Double When You Snowbird?

Living the life of a snowbird might sound like it’d be out of reach. Wouldn’t maintaining another property double your expenses, at least? Well, living the snowbird lifestyle does come with some extra expenses. Still, enjoying the winter in warmer weather likely won’t be close to double your everyday costs. Snowbirding done the right way…

9 Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Desserts
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9 Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Desserts

Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings family and friends together to make memories and celebrate the season. Parades, football games, hunting, and even “turkey trots” are annual Thanksgiving day activities people enjoy. Still, the main event of the day is spending time with loved ones and enjoying a delicious Thanksgiving Day dinner.  You may…

The Best Frugal Cell Phone Plans for Snowbirds
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The Best Frugal Cell Phone Plans for Snowbirds

Every month when you see your cell phone bill, you wonder if you should change carriers to save money. You know there are more economical options. But you also wonder if a cheaper plan means dropped calls, missing text messages, slow data, and lousy customer service.  You really want a frugal cell phone plan that…

Beyond Bingo: Great Games to Play with Friends
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Beyond Bingo: Great Games to Play with Friends

Every year, more and more people are finding newfound freedom as snowbirds. Retirees who migrate to warmer climates during the winter are the original snowbirds, but with the recent rise in remote working opportunities, people of all ages are adopting the lifestyle. A big motivation for heading south for the winter is the sunnier, warmer…

How Snowbirds and Travelers Get Their Mail
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How Snowbirds and Travelers Get Their Mail

Practical tips for snowbirds, full-time travelers, and remote workers for receiving mail and packages A challenge people who travel full-time or have homes in two different states face is receiving mail and packages. Mail delivery while traveling or “snowbirding” for an extended time can be tricky. Many don’t realize all the options they have to get…