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Having access to a reliable Internet connection while on the go can be an expensive and headache-inducing endeavour, especially when traveling abroad. Roaming fees and hotel Wi-Fi charges can add unnecessary costs to your trip and searching for a hotspot can be time consuming.  We are excited to announce that Avis will be offering Mobile Wi-Fi powered by TEP Wireless at selected locations throughout the UK in order to provide a mobile, reliable and affordable internet connection that works at Read More >>

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Iceland is a big island with few people. The island itself is 103,000 km2  but only has 321,857 people living there. That’s equivalent to one street in New York! Even though so few people live here,Iceland has a lot to offer. What you want to do on your holiday or short-break is up to you, but Avis car hire will help you get there. To get the best out of Iceland you should consider renting your own car. Wouldn’t it be great to pick up your car from the airport? No waiting in line for bu Read More >>

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Driving Abroad: Rules and Regulations Exploring different roads in other countries is always more exciting when being behind the wheel. However it is always important to know the rules and regulations of the road prior to your journey. Rules of the road Road regulations are different in almost every country you go to.  Road etiquettes and driving systems vary across continents such as the USA and Europe.  However, even countries within close vicinity to each other such as France and Spain, hav Read More >>

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Your phone is your ultimate travel companion and there are loads of apps out there to help you on your journey! Here are some of our favourites: Speak the lingo Google Translate – This is quite simply a lifesaver. It will translate speech, text and photos. Speak into your phone for it to translate you, type in your question or take a photo of a menu and it will translate it for you. Useful, free and very clever! Just beware-it will use your internet connection. I Lingual – This cleve Read More >>

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