So you want to play your favourite music on your Roadtrip?

Roadtrips and music go hand in hand. Iconic scenery and the best driving tunes. Read our 3 tips for playing your music in a rental car.

1. Rental Car Specification

It is hard to find detailed information about the media specifications on rental cars. The fleet is made up of cars from many manufacturers. This makes it is difficult for suppliers to guarantee specifications by category. But we do have some clues. Alamo reveals a bit more online than some other rental companies about its fleet. Cars in the following categories are equipped with MP3  and w.Aux.audio input: Continue reading

5 Tips for Your USA Family Holiday – From 7 Seater Car Hire to Travel Insurance

Florida is the perfect USA family holiday destination with all the theme-parks, state parks, restaurants, shopping and beaches. The preponderance of self catering villas makes it really economical, simple and fun to take the whole family. We arrange lots of car hire for multi-generational families and more times than not, it is Grand-parents doing the arranging.  Continue reading

The Best Car Hire Locations for Theme Parks in the USA

We look at the best and most convenient car hire locations for theme parks when you are staying at a resort hotel. Walt Disney World in Florida recently announced plans to charge a fee for parking overnight at its resort hotels. This move brings the Florida resort in line with the California Disneyland Resort and many hotels in tourism hot spots.  Most theme parks have at least one car hire supplier on resort, or nearby. Use our guide to find the best one for you. Continue reading

Young Drivers Package Helps Journalist On Road Trip

Our Young Drivers Package for drivers aged 21-24 years recently featured in the Evening Standard newspaper by former Evening Standard journalist Francesca Gillett (now at BBC Online). Francesca contacted us in the summer of 2017 for help with a road-trip through the southern states during that autumn. The Evening Standard published the resulting road trip article in January 2018.  Continue reading

Winter Tyres and Snow Chains – The Winterisation Fee Explained

What Does Winterisation Mean?

Winterisation is the process where a car hire company makes its vehicles safe to drive during winter months. This is achieved by adding winter tyres to vehicles in Europe and North America. Winter tyres are those displaying M+S – Mud and Snow – on the tyre wall. Snow chains may also be available to hire if relevant. Winterisation occurs from the beginning of November to the end of March.  Continue reading

Skiing in Colorado with Car Hire from Denver

We recently put together an information page here about skiing in America with regard to hiring a car. David is a regular TripWheels customer who has skied in Breckenridge with his family, for about 20 years, and has very kindly put together some tips, thoughts and suggestions for anyone looking at hiring a car from Denver Airport for a ski trip in Colorado. We are delighted to share that information here.  Continue reading