She went to the front desk at her motel and explained her plight. She then asked whether she could look in their lost-and-found to see if there might be a charger she could use. Well – there was! The guy at the front desk told her that it had been there for a while, so she might as well keep it!
I have made a serious mental note of this. If you’ve spent much time on the road, you know what a pain it can be to find yourself without a needed item such as this. If this trick worked even once for me in my life, it would be a wonderful thing, and I wanted to share the idea with the wider world.