Iceland is a big island with few people. The island itself is 103,000 km2 but only has 321,857 people living there. That’s equivalent to one street in New York! Even though so few people live here,Iceland has a lot to offer. What you want to do on your holiday or short-break is up to you, but Avis car hire will help you get there. To get the best out of Iceland you should consider renting your own car. Wouldn’t it be great to pick up your car from the airport? No waiting in line for bu Read More >>
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One of the most charismatic cities in Europe, it’s not surprising that Dublin is a popular destination for city breaks and holidays. The capital city of the Emerald Isle, Dublin is a great place to visit and has plenty to keep you busy on your city break. Credit: LenDog64 What to do? There are lots of things to do in and around the city center. Sip a perfect pint of Guinness in Kehoe’s, a traditional style pub with friendly staff and locals, or explore the endless cobbled streets. A Read More >>
This article is part 2 of the best driving roads in the world. What elevates a road beyond the simple tarmac is different in each case and here are the final five additions to our list (#6-10). 6. Iroha-zaka, Japan Away from the metropolis of the main Japanese cities, you will find a beautiful tranquil countryside. And what better way to experience rural Japan than on the Iroha-zaka? Connecting Nikko and Oku-Nikku, the road winds it’s way through the mountains and plains like a waterfall. With Read More >>
We have pulled together some top golf courses from across the world to give those of you who enjoy the sport some inspiration whilst on your travels. 1. Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand For an idyllic landscape and scene, try out Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand. This course is situated on the east coast of the North Island with holes that jut out on the promontories, looking over into the Pacific Ocean. The grounds are also equipped a stylish clubhouse, spa treatment facility and a master cottage. Read More >>
Turkey and popular food culture Turkey has been home to some of the world’s greatest civilisations. For example, the countries capital Istanbul, formerly known as Constantinople and before that Byzantium, is one of the world’s largest and most stunning cities. Alongside its history, the country is also home to some of the world’s most extraordinary food. It is a county that knows all about fresh, home cooked cuisine. We have highlighted a few of our favourites below! Turkish kebabs Of cou Read More >>
This blog post marks the final chapter Avis best road trips in the World series. It will explore road trips to; the Scottish Highlands, the Cotswolds and Provence. 8. The Scottish Highlands, Scotland The Scottish Highlands is a beautiful historical place with hills, luscious green landscapes and national parks. This location is also well known for its rich historical landmarks, castles such as: Balnagown Castle, Brodie Castle and Carbisdale Castle, just to name a few. You can start your road Read More >>
Welcome to part two of the best road trip destinations. Here in part two, we continue our search for the very best road trip destinations in the world. Each of the locations has special landmarks with breath-taking views to match. 4. Amalfi Drive, Italy This winding mountain road displays some of the most stunning, cinematic like scenery in Europe. Travel round the S- shaped road with your Avis car looking over the southern Italian houses carved into the mountain. The route is narrow with only a Read More >>
Welcome to the first installment of the best road trips in the world. With so much to see and do, road trips should be planned carefully and well in advance to ensure you get the most out of them. This post explores some of the best known road routes around the world to give you some inspiration for your travels. 1. Route 66, America Route 66 is the most famous road in the United States of America. As a precursor to the modern US highway system, this road runs for nearly 4,000 kilometers acr Read More >>
One of the problems some people experience when hiring a car is the logistics. If you are on holiday picking up the rental car at the airport couldn’t be simpler, but what happens if you want to have car hire delivered to your door? Getting to the car rental depot can sometime be a bit of a problem. If you don’t have a car then you could always rely on public transport but this might not always be practical and stations are not always within easy access of car hire depots. By the time Read More >>
Exploring unknown roads is an exciting prospect for many drivers. Filled with new experiences, scenery and sites, it is a pastime that many drivers will never tire of. So why not choose the perfect make and model of car to maximise your experience – and that is where the Select Series from Avis comes into play. With the Select Series you can hire a car with a difference. Imagine if you will, an Audi A1 Sportback S line or a Mercedes Benz A-Class SE. Enjoy a hire car with a bit of luxury. Wha Read More >>
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