Beat the rising mercury, with a cool drive to your favourite summer destination
HEADING out of town to get away from the summertime madness, but can’t open your car windows due to the sweltering heat? Try these simple fixes inside your car. And don’t forget to stock up on wet wipes.
Tinted glass or sun films are a great way to stop the insides of your car cabin from heating up. But since these are banned by the government, you can opt for alternatives like detachable sunshades. Made with a gauze-like fabric, these can be stuck to the windows with suction cups. Go for UV-resistant shades for maximum impact. Speedwav car side window shades at `89. Details: amazon.in
Getting dehydrated on a road trip is dangerous—for the driver and the passengers. Keep a portable cooler in your car, stocked with bottled water and your favourite beverages, to skip those time consuming refreshment halts. Tropicool CT08 portable car cooler and warmer at `4,999. Details: tropicoolindia.com
Nothing cooks better than a car parked out in the sun. And most of this heat enters through the windshield. Invest in a windshield shade that can keep your cabin from heating up. To resume driving with ease, opt for portable choices like a roll-up or foldable shade. Speedwav foldable windshield shades at `300.