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post Dec 21 2008, 04:50 PM
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Hi guys,

Three friends and I (all English) are traveling the U.S from March to June, and plan to do it by car. We want to travel up the west coast to Seattle and then across to New York (Though we may start with Vegas).

Anyway, our problem is that we are a little unclear about procedures, and restrictions, for buying or renting a car. Can we simply fly to any state, buy a car, insure it, and then travel to other states? My friend has done most of the research regarding the car, but he seems to think that we canīt insure a bought car without having a permanent residence in the U.S. Is this true? And, if not, then are there any other difficulties that we may experience? Sorry if I am a little vague, but we are finding the whole car thing quite difficult, so if anyone has any information at all then it would be greatly appreciated.

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fargoing   Car Travel   Dec 21 2008, 04:50 PM
starlagurl   Great answer, I wouldn't add a thing. I'd ...   Dec 22 2008, 10:24 AM
mmbcross   Goodness...what a can of worms! Back in 1960 I...   Dec 22 2008, 12:16 PM

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