Road trip blog posts


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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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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For those of you who love the idea of just you, the surf board and the open water, we have a few destinations to try out! We have picked out some of the best places to surf around the world. All you will need is your Avis car to travel around the coast, surf board and a few waves to get you started. 1)      Gold Coast, Australia Australia has some of the best beaches and waves in the world. With golden sands, blue waters and warm temperatures, Australia’s Gold Coast definitely showcases t Read More >>

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Barcelona is one of the most popular destinations for city breaks in Europe. With the mix of old and new architecture combined with a bustling waterfront and port, it is perfect for a getaway. There is a lot to explore whilst visiting this vibrant city so make sure you pick up your Avis car from the airport to get around. The most obvious, yet spectacular site of Barcelona is the city’s architectural design by the renowned artist Anton Gaudi. Take a wonder through the streets and discover more Read More >>

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The north of Spain is a spectacular area to visit. It is littered with beautiful beaches, mountainous terrain, lots of sites and great food. To help you on your travels here are a few destinations to visit. Asturias The capital of this area is known as Oviedo and is famous for its festivals and lively ambience during the year. One of the most popular events in the calendar is that of San Mateo in September, where the area becomes alive with outdoor activities. Around the coastline there are a n Read More >>

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