Road trip blog posts


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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Crete is the largest of the Greek Islands, consisting of four provinces: Chania, Rethimno, Heraklion and Lasithi. It is a popular destination for its sea and beaches, and has a distinct reminiscence of its ancient culture from the Roman and Turkish empires. With its wide variety of landscapes, it is a popular holiday destination for tourism. There is no shortage of activities on the island, so be sure you experience them all by picking up your car in Crete and enjoy everything the island has to Read More >>

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The city of Edinburgh is full of charm and charisma, a mixture of old gothic styled architecture and modern vibrant activities. From the bustling shopping streets, filled with some of your favourite brands, to the winding roads leading up to the castle, Edinburgh is a great city to visit. Illustration by: Hormazd Narielwalla Within the summer months, Edinburgh plays host to the biggest arts festival in Europe – The Edinburgh International and Fringe Festival. Taking place over 3 weeks you Read More >>

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Located in the heart of Andalucía, Malaga is the capital of the ‘Costa de Sol’. Enjoying almost 300 days of sun a year, the city is a popular destination for holiday-makers. Away from the beautiful weather, Malaga is a very unique city visually, having been influenced by an array of cultures over time, such as; the Romans, Vice Goths and Moors. If you want to explore the cultural sites of Malaga, start your trip off at one of the most popular landmarks; The Roman Theatre, which is Read More >>

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With a history spanning across 2,500 years, Rome is not only one of the most ancient cities in Europe, it is a popular destination for holiday makers. During it’s history, the city developed from a small Latin village into the centre of European politics and culture, capital of the once Roman Empire, and the now capital of Italy. From the Coliseum to the Pantheon, the Vatican to St Peter’s Basilica, Rome is a haven of history.   It is a bustling city, split into several districts Read More >>

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With 7000 years of history, a reputation for safety and hospitality, a jam packed calendar of events and exhibitions throughout the year and not forgetting beaches, activities, nightlife and excellent restaurants, Malta and the Maltese Islands certainly have a lot going for them.         Malta covers just over 316 km2, making it one of the world’s smallest countries, yet what it lacks in size it more than compensates for in the sheer vastness of potential to “discover” Read More >>

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    If you prefer city trips then Madrid is the place for you. It is packed with sites, activities and areas to explore over the summer months. The centre is full of history filled with ornate architecture such as; Plaza de España, Plaza Mayor and Plaza de Cibeles to name a few.   Discovering the inner city is easily achieved on foot, yet to guarantee you see as much as possible from this central European destination, pick up a car from Avis at the airport to weave in and out of Read More >>

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Alicante is one of the best known cities across the White Coast of Spain. With its pine tree boulevards, vast beaches, shopping streets and good climate it is a popular destination for tourism in the summer. Pick up a car from Alicante airport and take a drive along the harbour for a beautiful view of both the cities coastline and port.         The city and harbour are situated by the Benacantil Mountain at the foot of the Santa Barbara fortress.   Crammed full of cultu Read More >>

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