Europe has a veritable spaghetti junction of different driving laws and rules, so much so that the Foreign Office has designed a new online tool to help British holidaymakers be better prepared for driving abroad.
To save your pennies on Easter breaks, The Sunday Times (24th March 2013) advised its readers to forward plan for car hire and car hire excess insurance, currency and travel cover with these great tips below:
Everyone has some kind of phobia, whether they choose to admit it or not. Some are more common and soically recognised like arachnophobia (fear of spiders), or the fear of heights (acrophobia). But other phobias that have been uncovered are a little more, well, niche! Take a look at some of the phobias below and travel destinations to avoid if you happen to suffer from them.
The Whipcar.com team announced today it would be closing its operations with immediate effect. In an email sent to existing members of its car club, it apologised for closing the service with little or no warning, citing the barriers to widespread adoption of this new behaviour e.g. Peer-2-Peer or better known as collaborative consumption.
iCarhireinsurance.com research and products was once again featured in the Guardian newspaper (10th March 2013) in a story called, "Beware Pricey Extras That Drive Up Car Hire Costs"
British citizens are increasingly living a 'pay-as-you-go' lifestyle new research has shown as more people are choosing to hire rather than buy across an increasing range of products and services including holiday lets and cars.
By 2035, the number of vehicles on the road worldwide will double to 1.7 billion, according to the latest forecast from the International Energy Agency.
Travellers heading to Florida on a fly-drive holiday are being advised by motoring associations to have an International Driving Permit (IDP) with them as some car hire companies are refusing to hire out cars if visitors can't produce one.
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