Have fun while your vehicle is in the shop

Fun ways to pass the time while your car is being serviced

As much as you love driving your vehicle, the ownership of it is not always a barrel of laughs. Let’s face it, automobiles are complex machines full of a great deal of moving parts, and those parts require maintenance or repairs from time to time. While we offer a fine atmosphere at our service department, we understand that waiting while your vehicle is serviced or fixed is not the highlight of your day. That said, you can still try to make the most of it. Read on for some fun ways to pass the time while your car is being serviced.

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How to pass the time while your car is in the shop

  • people playing on smartphones while waitingCatch up on your work. If you are able to, bring your laptop along with you and catch up on your work. Get that piece of content written. Update that spreadsheet. Just make sure you do not take up loads of space when you do this. It is, after all, called a “laptop,” not a “this whole area belongs to me and my precious” top.
  • Read a book. Have you been slowly chipping away at that sci-fi novel the past couple of weeks? Chip away some more! You may wind up lost inside the book, and before you know it your car will be ready!
  • Watch the daytime TV program that’s airing in the waiting room. If you usually work a 9 to 5 job during the week, now is your chance to see what you miss while you’re taking part in the daily grind!
  • Play games or browse the internet on your phone. What a time to be alive, huh? We now have these hand-sized computers capable of so much that we carry everywhere we go. Kill the time by crushing some candy or reading some fluffy articles online.
  • Strike up a conversation! You do not want to be rude or intrusive, but you’re out in the world, so make a connection if you and the other person are up for it. This is how friends are made! At the very least, it can be a couple of people sharing pleasant conversation, and isn’t that part of what makes life so grand?

How do you like to spend your time while you are waiting for your vehicle to be serviced? Let us know in the comments! Stay in touch with the Nissan of Victoria blog for all things automotive!