Few contemporary artists are celebrated by the average man as much as the mysterious king of counter culture, Banksy. His subversive brands of humour, rejection of conformity, authority and warfare have captured the imagination of many, whilst his remarkable talents have impressed the art world. Photo by Dan Taylor on Flickr Starting off as a youngster with a sharp sense of humour, keen political eye and a talented hand with a spray can, he is now one of the most successful and celebrated art Read More >>
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Nice is believed to be amongst the oldest human settlements in Europe and remains one of the most popular cosmopolitan tourist resorts in Europe. A hub for arts and culture enthusiasts, those interested in visiting this beautiful region will find plenty to keep them entertained. © Copyright Avis Opéra de Nice Throughout history, Nice has changed hands many times leaving it as culturally rich and architecturally stimulating as any other European city. Home to some of the most beautiful squar Read More >>
Bright lights, the buzz of people milling about and cold crisp winter air; nothing gets you into the spirit of Christmas like a spot of festive shopping. Unlike shopping at any other time of the year, finding the perfect gift often requires substantial thought and a trip to at least one or two Christmas markets. © Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence Christmas in Manchester Manchester Christmas market boasts over two hundred stalls with a remarkable Read More >>
Edinburgh is a city filled with a rich history of culture and spectacular grand stone architecture, a haven for tourists and local visitors alike – especially at New Year. One of the city’s largest events, the annual Hogmanay Festival celebrated on New Year’s Eve is famous throughout the UK. Hogmanay is one of the biggest and most celebrated dates in the Scottish calendar, hosting traditional singing of “Auld Lang Syne”, widely adopted by the rest of Britain. In days gone by it was cus Read More >>
We know that renting a car for the first time can sometimes be a daunting thought. That’s why at Avis ‘We Try Harder’ to make that process as smooth, accessible and consumer friendly as possible. We provide rental agreements in a number of different languages and pride ourselves of having transparent and easy to understand pricing that is clear for all to see. I would like to take a moment to explain to you what’s included in your Avis quote when you book a car. Essentially it’s ever Read More >>
With Airport car hire a little foresight and planning can really help you to save both time and money. Read our guide below, or get a quote for airport car hire with Avis. Choosing a company You will find that Avis and other premium brands usually have desks in the arrivals terminal, where you can collect your keys or make a reservation on the spot. However, other companies can be a short bus ride away before you even speak to a representative. Bear this in mind when you are weighing up prices a Read More >>
Driving within the London Congestion Charge zone (07:00-18:00 Monday – Friday) incurs a charge. When you rent a car with Avis it is your responsibility to pay the charge within the delay specified by Transport for London or they will issue you with a penalty charge notice for which you will be liable. Avis do not pay the charge for you so please do ensure you pay to avoid fines. There are no charges on weekends, public holidays, between Christmas Day and Read More >>
Avis Home Delivery has been improved to make your life even easier! We now deliver to addresses other than just the home. Book before 12pm and you can request same day delivery! With Avis Delivery and Collection we will deliver to your home, the office, your hotel- wherever is best for you! So have a hassle free start to your journey, wherever it may begin. Organise for delivery in a time slot to suit you and don’t worry about the collection time – we’ll contact you to arrange it. If y Read More >>
One of the most common concerns when hiring a car is what to do if you don’t have both parts of your UK driving licence. Whether you have lost your driving licence or overlooked it when packing for your trip, it may still be possible to hire a car with Avis in the UK or abroad without both parts of your licence. The current UK driving licence has two parts – a plastic, credit card-sized photo card licence and a green paper counterpart licence displaying any endorsements. Many people still ha Read More >>
This spring, renting a car with Avis will be even better value for money, thanks the unexpected holiday bonus over Easter and the Royal Wedding. Savvy Avis customers have already realised that the two back to back bank holidays make it possible to take 11 days holiday while losing only 3 days of your annual leave allowance. Treating yourself to an Avis rental car transforms driving to your destination from a chore into an enjoyable part of the holiday. To help you make the most of this unique o Read More >>
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