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Village in Austria

How to Save Money When Holidaying in Austria

Austria is known as being a pricey destination and the expense can often be a bit of a shock to first-time visitors. But if you can look beyond the price and embrace the pure beauty of the alpine country then Austria is a spectacular holiday destination. If you’re on a tight budget, however, there are [...] Read more
Driving in France

A Holidaymakers Guide to Driving in France

Driving in France is pretty simple, apart from driving on the opposite side of the road if you’re from the UK even so once you’ve got to grips with it you’ll be zooming around the French Riviera in no time. It’s definitely the best way to explore the country in your own way. Whether you’re [...] Read more
Child in a hire car

What You Need to Consider When Renting a Car with Kids

Having kids shouldn’t stop you from going on adventures. Taking them with you is just part of the journey and experiencing new things with them is a feeling you can’t beat. Hiring a car can be a lifesaver when traveling with kids in tow, it’s more flexible and you and the kids can be more [...] Read more
Montmorency Falls, Canada

Must-Visit Waterfalls When On Your Canadian Road Trip

Niagara Falls is, without doubt, the world’s most famous waterfall attracting around 12 million visitors each year but Canada is home to many more spectacular waterfalls that are a must-stop on your road trip across the North American country. Canada is known for its stunning scenery and this doesn’t stop at glacial lakes and mountain [...] Read more
Furka Pass, dangerous road in Switzerland

Europe’s Scariest Roads to Drive On

If you’re planning a road trip in Europe you might want to be careful where you choose to drive because Europe is actually home to some pretty scary roads. Driving can be repetitive and sometimes it’s exciting when you find windy roads but some are just a bit too extreme even for the most skilled [...] Read more
Hired Blue Beetle on the road

Car Hire Insurance Glossary

When it comes to hiring a car, you can often be blinded by lots of jargon. There are many different terms/phrases associated with car hire relating to insurance, excess taxes and more. If you’re baffled by all of this car hire jargon it can be hard to make the right decision and you can often [...] Read more
Eurostar, France

How to Save Money While Travelling in France?

France isn’t overly expensive but it can be pricey in certain areas if you’re trying to stick to a tight budget. If you’re determined to travel to France but are looking to cut costs where you can we have compiled some money-saving hacks so that you can enjoy your French adventure without having to worry [...] Read more
The City of Pisa

Is There More to Pisa Than the Leaning Tower?

Pisa is a city located in Italy’s Tuscany region and is, of course, best known for the iconic Leaning Tower. Over five million tourists flock to the landmark every year. Already tilting when it was completed in 1372, the 56m white-marble cylinder has become a world-renowned landmark. However, there’s so much more to Pisa than [...] Read more
Road in Portugal

Things to Remember When Driving in Portugal

Portugal is a beautiful southern European country settled on the Iberian Peninsula. There are so many stunning places to see in Portugal that it’s definitely a country worthy of a road trip. Starting in Porto you could make your way down south stopping in Lisbon before enjoying all that the Algarve has to offer. But [...] Read more

How Does Car Hire Excess Insurance Work?

When renting or hiring a car, if the vehicle gets stolen or damaged excess costs can sometimes really sting. If you’re off on a road trip, be it a staycation or a holiday abroad, you want to relax and enjoy your time away rather than be worrying about the potential cost you might have to [...] Read more
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