Road trip blog posts


With some of the best beaches in the Mediterranean, this Balearic Island is sandwiched in a melting pot of culture, with Italy, Croatia and Greece just a few of the countries found on its borders. Even though small in size, there is a vast amount to discover, so it is useful to have a car at your disposal, allowing you time, freedom and a bit of adventure on your travels. On arrival pick up your car from us at the Avis Car hire branch at Mallorca airport. With so much to see whilst on holiday, y Read More >>

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Tenerife is also known as the ‘Island of Eternal Spring’ due it’s all year round warm climate and is visited by more than five million people each year!   Explore the volcanic terrain by renting a car at Avis and driving through the natural park of Teide.         Explore the hidden mountain villages and towns or if you prefer a bit more relaxation, discover some of the unspoiled beaches and pools such as La Laja or El Viento just to name a few.   Brought to y Read More >>

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Drive around Murcia – Avis Car Hire in Spain   Murcia is located in the heart of the White Coast of Spain making it one of the most popular summer destinations for tourism.         Start your trip by renting a car from the Avis branch at San Javier Airport. Head north by taking the Mediterranean Motorway to Torrevieja filled with an unspoiled coastline. Have a pit stop at San Pedro’s Natural Park filled with an array of wildlife. Alternatively head south and vis Read More >>

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“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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New Zealand is fast becoming one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations. In the wake of last year’s rugby world cup, the country’s popularity has grown with many tourists still wanting to experience the fantastic landscapes made famous by Peter Jackson’s iconic Lord of the Rings Trilogy. [caption id="attachment_3305" align="alignleft" width="350"] Copyright Wikipedia.org[/caption] Where to go? New Zealand offers a great escape for Brits wanting to get away this winter. The cou 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 >>

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All drivers dream of taking to open roads and experiencing the full thrill that sitting behind the wheel can deliver. Whilst many countries are famed for their impressive public roads, few can rival the true delights found in Germany – with the 5.5 miles straight of Ehra-Lessien one of the most famous. Driving in Germany [caption id="attachment_3193" align="aligncenter" width="300"] © Copyright Fotopedia[/caption]   Driving in Germany brings to mind the freedom of the auto-bahn and Germa Read More >>

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Any surfer will tell you there is no single thing that makes this sport so exhilarating and addictive. Combining athletic prowess, adrenaline and skill with a chance to bask in the warm sun and fresh air, surfing is about more than just catching a few waves. Australia, with its miles of golden beaches, hot climate and natural reefs is one of the most celebrated places to grab a board and hit the waves. If you’re considering a surfing holiday, the land down under certainly merits consideration. 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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