11/21/2012 08:41 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Thanksgiving Travel And Electronics Don't Mix (INFOGRAPHIC)

Thanksgiving presents a problem: The brevity of the holiday means that most professionals traveling home or over a river and through a wood need to stay connected at all times, a task that can be both difficult and risky.

When electronic devices hit the road, disaster has an unfortunate tendency to follow in the form of broken phones, lost data, downed wifi and roaming charges. Fortunately, Rasmussen College and Column Five Media have put together a comprehensive guide to getting through the break with a minimal amount of digital distress.

The modern traveler is, after all, a searcher. There is always a new horizon and somewhere around that horizon there is bound to be an electrical socket.

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