Look out for Alamo Max – an upgrade offer available at top airport locations in Florida, California and Nevada. Book your car hire for collection on or before December 31st 2020 Continue reading
European Car Hire that is Worry and Hassle-Free
Take the hassle, worry and uncertainty out of your car hire in Spain, Portugal and Italy by booking our new Key’n Go service from Interent. Skip the sales desk altogether with this Premium Car Hire service. Without up-sales or add-ons, without excess and without confusion! Continue reading
USA Car Hire – Documentation
To hire a car in the USA as a foreigner you must have a valid Driving Licence, issued by your country of residence. If your licence is not in English or issued by the European Union, then you may also need an International Driving Permit.
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Free upgrade and priority check in with Thrifty Sapphire and Dollar Diamond Car Hire for Orlando, Miami and Fort Lauderdale Airports.
Guaranteed Upgrade Offer
Receive a guaranteed upgrade of one car class with your Dollar Diamond or Thrifty Sapphire reservation. Look out for the special logo in the results when placing your car hire reservation. Continue reading
Pacific Coast Highway USA Road Trip – The Tripwheels Guide
San Diego to San Francisco
Total Drive Time, around 12 hours – 600 miles
The best months of the year to drive on the Pacific Coast Highway, or Highway 1 are September and October. The weather is slightly warmer than in the summer months reducing the likelihood of fog on the road. The Pacific Coast Highway 1 is most spectacular when driven in the sun and safer too.
Early morning fog tends to burn off by late morning, so all is not lost if you have to travel during the summer. This trip takes you through pretty towns, big cities, wine regions, giant redwoods and Spanish history to name a few.
Our USA road trip idea gives the bare bones of an idea. There are many excellent blog posts full of stunning photos, tips and itineraries and we recommend you take a look at those to help inform your plans. Continue reading
USA Road Trip Ideas – A Summer Road Trip through the Northern USA
The Northern Route
Seattle to Boston on Route 90 passing through the Rocky Mountains/Yellowstone National Park/Rapid City/Mount Rushmoor/Madison/Chicago/Cleveland/Niagara Falls/Appalachian Mountains/Boston
The best time of year to see and enjoy the natural beauty of the northern states is during the summer months. This coast to coast summer road trip based on Interstate 90 is over 3,000 miles long and would take 48 hours of straight driving to complete. But we don’t want you to rush it – to properly enjoy the trip try to allow at least 4 weeks. Continue reading
One Way Car Rentals between Canada and the USA
We are often asked “Can I hire a car in Canada and drive it to the USA?” It is possible to book one way car rentals from Canada to the USA or vice versa. Only certain locations permit cross border rentals. Below is a chart showing current permitted routes. When you search one of these routes, only the cars available for the trip will be shown. You may notice that the range of cars is reduced. Continue reading
Australia can present unique challenges for a road trip due its vastness, and the huge distances between areas of urbanisation. However, you will also find well-maintained roads and good signage. Many scenic trips can be taken without great distance required. Most of the delivery trucks tend to travel in the night time hours leaving the roads free from heavy traffic in the day. Continue reading
Motorhomes and Recreational Vehicles (RVs) offer a unique way to see a country. Free from hotel reservations, staying in the heart of the great outdoors you immerse yourself in your road trip. National Parks provide a wonderful back-drop for your most memorable and Instagrammable moments. We have teamed up with the experts at Auto Europe to be able to provide bespoke quotes for motorhome hire in Europe, Iceland, North America, South America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Because of their buying power, they get great rates, usually better than going direct to the supplier! Continue reading