Category: Family Road Trip

Tips for Safe and Comfortable Driving with your Pet

Hiring a car doesn’t mean you have got to leave your pet at home or in temporary accommodation until you get back. There are however some important things to remember when taking your pet out in a hire car. When most people hire a car and take pets with them, those pets are usually of…




Going Away For The Holidays? Here’s Our Top 5 Tips For Travelling light

Hiring a car to go away for the holidays if you need more luggage space can be a wise move. Unfortunately sometimes the more space you have in your car, the more things you will find to fill it. Naturally if you’re travelling any great distance with your family it is better to be prepared…



How To Order The Right Size Car

When you͛re hiring a car, it͛s important to consider carefully what size you need. IIn the past, the choice was easy, you either went for a small, medium or large sized car but with the arrival of super minis and trendy looking 4x4s, the boundaries between these and family saloons have become blurred and it͛s…



Tips For Driving In the Snow

We may have had a mild start to winter here in the UK but the longer term unpredictability of the Great British weather can have a surprise or two up its sleeve including snow as we move into the second half of winter. Snow presents some difficult challenges for drivers who rarely encounter the white…




The Best Places To Drive To On Burns Night 2016

With the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations now a distant memory, at least there is the consolation on Burns Night on the horizon and you don’t need to be Scottish to celebrate in these cities to drive to on Burns night. If you’re hoping to get away for the Burns Night celebrations, then hiring a…




The Best Roads To Drive Your Hire Car In The UK

England is a crowded country and so too are many of its roads, however there are still some roads in England that allow you to enjoy the experience of driving whatever the conditions. A535, to Alderley Edge in Cheshire If you want to experience the heart of the Cheshire countryside, then the drive from Holmes Chapel to Alderley Edge…




Thinking of Hiring A Car To Get Away This Winter?

Once the Turkey is eaten, the drinks bottles emptied and the kids are starting to get bored, the week after Christmas can feel like an anti-climax until the New Year celebrations begin. One idea to beat the post-Christmas blues is to hire a car and explore somewhere you may not have been before. This somewhere…




3 Reasons Not To Take A 4×4 Hire Car Off-Road

As winter approaches it is likely that the weather will start to get a bit rough at times and we may even start getting some snowfall soon, so it is worth knowing where you stand if you’re thinking of hiring a 4×4 A 4×4 car does offer several advantages over conventional 2 wheel drive cars…




3 Things To Remember If You’re Planning A Family Road Trip

If you’re thinking of setting off on a road trip anytime soon, then hiring a car for the journey can certainly give you peace of mind that you will be covered when it comes to breakdowns. However there are plenty of things you can do beforehand that can make the journey go as smooth as…