Road trip blog posts


It’s spring! And the first four-day weekend is just around the corner. It is time to celebrate Easter for another year and, as ever, everyone is looking forward to Easter Bank Holiday (6th – 9th April 2012). Easter bunnies, Easter egg hunts, Easter Sunday Lunches, family entertainment, short breaks, everyone is making plans for the long weekend!  Most people celebrate by stuffing their faces with one too many Easter eggs. However, there are others ways to enjoy the first spring time hol Read More >>

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The Danish capital of Copenhagen is built on an archipelago of natural and man-made islands connected by bridges and punctuated with architectural delight, historical interest and Scandinavian style. Hiring a car in Copenhagen is a convenient way to enjoy one of Europe’s top tourist cities.  But where to park in an unfamiliar city?  Here are our tips on the best places to park when sight-seeing in wonderful Copenhagen: Q-park, Israels Plads This multistorey is very close to the Strøget, Eur Read More >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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Central England - Heart of the matter Discover England’s East Midlands with an Avis hire car From power boating to underground exploration, curious art and Georgian luxury, you’ll be surprised how much there is to do. Test drive this two-day tour for the best of the East Midlands. Pick up your Avis hire car from Leicester and head north-east along the pretty A607 road to Melton Mowbray for a round of golf in quintessential English countryside – and a night in one of England’s finest sta Read More >>

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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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Around Paris – The beautiful Ile de France Despite what Parisians might think, there’s a whole world outside the city borders to explore in an Avis hire car. Central Paris is beautiful, but there you can easily see another side to it: the green forests where the French kings used to hunt, nearby Normandy, home to crêpes and cider and chic racing in Chantilly.             Test drive this two-day tour for the best of the Ile de France. Pick up your Avis vehicle from our car hire locatio Read More >>

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Jutland jaunts – See the best of Denmark’s showcase coastline in an Avis hire car.  The roads around Jutland are a driver’s dream. Quiet country lanes wind through gentle hills and thick for­est to miles of untouched beaches, where the Danes come to holiday. After a long day on the golf course or exploring the lakes, give way to evenings in grand medieval castles, and you can go from the bustle of a top casino to the calm of your own stretch of golden beach in a single afternoon.   Read More >>

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Spring and summer are the seasons when hill-walkers flock to Scotland from all over the world to enjoy some of the world’s best mountain scenery and the very Scottish pursuit of Munro Bagging. It’s not unusual to spend months picking peaks and planning routes to the summits of Scotland’s Munros (the 283 mountain peaks over 3,000ft), but don’t forget to plan the drive to your route carefully as well. Driving in Scotland is a wonderful experience in itself, and if you are unlucky with the Read More >>

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