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Having access to a reliable Internet connection while on the go can be an expensive and headache-inducing endeavour, especially when traveling abroad. Roaming fees and hotel Wi-Fi charges can add unnecessary costs to your trip and searching for a hotspot can be time consuming.  We are excited to announce that Avis will be offering Mobile Wi-Fi powered by TEP Wireless at selected locations throughout the UK in order to provide a mobile, reliable and affordable internet connection that works at Read More >>

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What do you think of when you picture a hire car? A practical vehicle probably springs to mind quicker than a performance or sports car – but that doesn’t have to be the case. With the Avis Prestige range you’ll be stepping out in style, quality and luxury. With Avis Prestige, you get a hire car with a difference. This range provides exceptional quality for those occasions when nothing less will do. Whether it’s an executive business trip or simply a weekend away in style, these are the Read More >>

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Synonymous with romance and affairs of the heart, those planning a trip to Paris often do so with thoughts of love and passion in mind. The ultimate city for a romantic weekend, Paris is certainly the ideal spot for lovers, and with good reason. © Copyright Avis Getting there Going to Paris has never been so easy – especially with the construction of the Euro-Tunnel. Introducing a new level of competition with ferry services and airports, the tunnel has made the English Channel crossable Read More >>

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Australia offers vast expanses of nothingness that are just waiting to be explored. The country is approximately 31 times the size of the UK, giving you massive scope for a road trip. © Copyright Avis There are many popular travel destinations in Australia giving you plenty of choice for travel. Some of the more popular locations for tourists include: Sydney, Cairns, Gold Coast and Fraser – but there are plenty of other destinations which you should consider when planning a road trip in A Read More >>

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In the modern world, technology has undoubtedly taken over every aspect of our lives. No matter how good your car may be, you will undoubtedly have invested in at least of few of the most popular car gadgets to aid you on your journey – whether these be satellite navigation devices or in-car headsets. © Copyright Avis Whilst a number of car accessories serve a practical function, they can also provide you with entertainment for lengthy car journeys. There are many driving gadgets on the mar Read More >>

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First recorded in The Doomsday Book in 1086 as ‘Bristelmestune’, Brighton’s status as a real tourist resort wasn’t achieved until rail links from London connected the coastal city in the 1840s. The attraction of Brighton What drew people to Brighton then and now were its beaches. Miles of shingle coast bursting with an abundance of bars, clubs, restaurants and shops made it one of the most popular resorts in the UK; something which the passage of time has left unaltered. © Copyright Read More >>

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For the best part of two millennia, London has been one of the most culturally and economically important cities in the world. Anyone who has visited the English capital will speak of the vast array of sights and attractions – but which are the best? © Copyright Avis Historical landmarks Each year millions of people from all over the world flock to visit and be photographed alongside London attractions such as Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye. In Read More >>

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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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We’re pleased to announce that the widely acclaimed Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet is now available to hire through our premium Select Series range.   Launched by Volkswagen in September last year, this is the first time that the impressive Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet will be available to hire in the UK, exclusively to Avis customers. The new soft top Golf  is a fantastic addition to our Select Series range – just in time for summer!  This sophisticated cabriolet is the perfect option f Read More >>

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Back in 2006 we conducted some research to ask you “if you had the choice of driving any make/model available, what would it be?” – the Audi A4 and A6 scored highest and so, in 2007, we added them to our Select Series fleet. We are pleased to share with you that now, 5 years on, we still have the popular Audi A4 and Audi A4 Avant (estate) models. Not only that but we will soon be adding the stunning new Audi A1! Have you ever used Avis Select Series and have you enjoyed it? Do you enjo Read More >>

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At Avis, we really do try harder. We pioneered blogging in the car rental world and we aim to make our blog much more than just an information source. You can use our blog to ask questions or tell us what’s important to you when you hire a car. We try harder because we care what you think, so we really do value your feedback.

New to car rentals? Our blog gives you tips and advice on getting the most out of your Avis car hire experience. You can find information about booking and hiring your car, safety tips, and eco driving. We also provide driving advice and the latest news about our fleet.

We understand that hiring a car is just one part of your trip, so our blog covers other aspects of holiday and business travel too. Whether you want to know more about business travel hire conditions, access to location and city guides or ideas for families travelling with children, it’s all here.

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