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Smiling family with children at the beach in a car

The extras sold at car hire rental desks can often double the price of the original quote, but new research has found that it is possible for the car to end up more than four times more expensive than the original quote.

Causeway Coastal Route in Northern Ireland, UK

Long trips in the car can be tiring and stressful. Being cooped up in such a small space can make you uncomfortable, and if other people are in there with you, tempers might get frayed. But getting in the car and driving off down the motorway is also a great way to get around, whether it’s to visit family, see old friends, get to business meetings, or set off on a holiday adventure.

Hard border ahead Irish road sign

The impending exit of the UK from the EU will have ramifications for travel across Europe. These consequences may be felt slightly more in the Republic of Ireland, as the only EU member state to share a direct border with the UK.

Driving in Canada

Driving in a new country can be a daunting experience. Before getting started, you should read up on driving laws, requirements and customs in the country you’re visiting. If you’re planning a driving trip to Canada, we’ve pulled together answers to common questions and queries in these areas.

Bay bridge of San Francisco

The USA offers some of the best road trips in the world. From driving across the country on the iconic Route 66, or exploring the beautiful West Coast, the States needs to be high on any road trip bucket list. But first, there are certain things you need to know before you get started.

We’ve pulled together some highly useful information to help you get prepared for your US driving holiday.

Couple driving in convertible car

Exploring Europe by car offers fantastic opportunities. With so many incredible cities and locations connected by road, travelling by car affords you a freedom not given by other forms of transport. If you’re thinking about taking a drive across Europe, there are a few things you need to aware of - especially if you’re considering renting a vehicle. We’ve flagged major points below and pointed you in the right direction to find more specific information for your trip.

Renting a car is a great way to get around on a trip, but the experience can be stressful. To uncover what the biggest pain points are when renting a vehicle, we surveyed 500 car renters to ask about their experiences.

Travelling with mobility issues can present some additional challenges that it’s best to be prepared for before embarking on your trip. To help you find the info you need to get your travels under way, we’ve pulled together some key points.

With the cold season soon approaching, we think it’s time to share some simple tips on how you can look after your vehicle this winter. Below you can find a useful infographic on winter driving and details of the rules in different European countries.