“Does anyone fancy going to Le Mans this year?” “Yeah, why not!” A seemingly innocent question, a simple answer. Little did I realise then what I was letting myself in for. The “24 Heures du Mans” is the world’s oldest endurance motor race, held annually near the town of Le Mans in northern France. The race is an endurance test, with the winner being the team who have covered the longest distance within 24 hours. It is the ultimate test of endurance for both the drivers and Read More >>
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Amsterdam is a city of contrasts. As the largest city and capital of The Netherlands, it’s famed for its museums, architecture and stunning network of canals. Historical importance [caption id="attachment_3223" align="alignleft" width="350"] The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam © Copyright Wikipedia.org[/caption] For many people, the museums are the primary draw and the city certainly has more than its fair share of quality exhibits. The Rijksmuseum is deservedly famous while the Van Gogh Mu Read More >>
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 >>
There are many destinations which attract tourists the world over every summer but none more so than the Algarve, Portugal. The Algarve is one of Portugal and Europe’s most popular tourist destinations and for good reason, with with the great weather, beautiful beaches, rich culture and history. Most visitors reach the Algarve through the region’s only international airport, Faro Airport. Companies offering car hire at Faro Airport such as Avis offer a variety of Faro car hire options su Read More >>
From modern harbour towns, through medieval villages, to ancient caves – a drive through Northern Spain takes you back in time. There’s more to this region than superb architecture. Head south from the sandy beaches to discover rolling hills, high passes, forests, fields and Romanesque churches. High points on route include - 1/ Pamplona – Follow in Hemingway’s footsteps 2/ Monte Igueldo, San Sebastian – Live the high life 3/ Santiago de Compostela – Holy city 4/ Guggenh Read More >>
The Lake District is one of the true gems of the England and there’s no better time to visit than Spring. Download our latest Avis Great Drives guide and see our recommended road trip that will show you the best of what the Lake District has to offer. - Pick up your Avis hire car from Newcastle-upon-Tyne and head south on the A19 road to the super-stylish Seaham Hall hotel and spa. - Take a stress-free drive on the A1M and A66 to Barnard Castle, passing through lush moorlan Read More >>
Next Christmas always seem so far away. However, before you know it, it is round the corner once again and we are all scrambling to prepare for the festive season. As December approaches, all across the UK Christmas markets are sprouting up and there is no better way to get into the festive spirit. UK Christmas Markets often have continental themes bringing over French, German or Italian traders. The atmospheric markets with stalls stocking great Christmas gift ideas, the snowy back drop, Christ Read More >>
Mouthwateringly Romantic Mosel Discover Germany’s dreamy river valley with an Avis hire car. For an unforgettably romantic break, whisk your lover away to the Mosel region of Germany’s Rheinland-Pfalz. Trace the Mosel River upstream through vineyard-smothered valleys until you reach the Three Corners of Germany, Luxembourg and France, indulging yourselves in the local luxuries as you go. Test drive this two-day tour for the best of the Mosel Region. Pick up your Avis hire car from Hei Read More >>
Belgium – a romantic weekend in an Avis hire car. Beautiful scenery, intimate restaurants – and chocolate. Lots of it. Even if you haven’t got a sweet tooth, you’ll be bowled over by the Ardennes region – and it’s an incredibly compact and easy place to drive. Head south from Brussels for rolling hills, picture-postcard towns and grand country houses dripping with history. Test drive this two-day tour for the best of Belgium. Rent your Avis vehicle from our car hire location in Br Read More >>
Around Salzburg – Humbled by nature Let an Avis rental car help you discover the dramatic natural beauty just outside the city of Mozart. The countryside around Salzburg is positively awe-inspiring, with giant white-topped mountains and deep bottle-green lakes. Test drive this two-day tour for the best of Austria. Collect your Avis hire car from Salzburg Airport and head south on the E55 road. This exhilarating road trip takes in three regions – Salzburger Land, Carinthia and Salzka Read More >>
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