Thinking About Buying A Drone for the Holidays? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Drones have gotten inexpensive to buy and some are even available at toy stores.

By Alain StephensDecember 10, 2015 12:36 pm

The days of waking up on Christmas morning and unwrapping a shiny brand new RC car are long gone. It’s all about drones now.

It’s a word that may incite dread, but Omar Gallaga, digital savant at the Austin-American Statesman, has the details on the fun kind of drones – the ones you or your kids might be eyeing for the holidays.

But before you drop a wad of cash on new aerial surveillance, you might want to figure out what’s on the market.

He says drones have gotten pretty inexpensive – you can get one for under $50.

What you’ll hear in this segment:

– What to consider when it comes to a recreational drone, including durability, price, and ease of use

– Safety tips to know and laws to be aware of

– How to find out where you can fly your new drones