6 Essentials You Need For Your Next Road Trip

If you’re a regular reader our blog, you will know how much we love a road trip. From The Great Ocean Road in Australia to the Pacific Coast Highway in California and many places in between. We love the freedom of being able to go and stop wherever we like. If we see a cool rock formation – we stop. When we see a beautiful rugged coastline – we stop.…

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Consider Auto Transport To Allow Your Car To Travel With You

What is more enjoyable than extended travels? Well, saving money and having optimal convenience while you travel, of course! Whether you’re temporarily moving to the opposite side of the country, another country – or anywhere in the world, really – it’s always great fun to have the freedom to explore at your leisure because if you are like us, you love a road trip. Therefore, have you considered Auto Transport…

Guest Post: What to Do If Your Car Breaks Down In a Foreign Country

When you’re traveling abroad, so many things are uncertain. That’s part of what makes it exciting, but uncertainty can also cause some frustration when you’re dealing with emergency situations. For example, do you know what to do if your car breaks down in a foreign country? Most people don’t. Fortunately, many things are the same across borders.

Budgeting For a Long Distance Road Trip

A road trip can be a great option for your next holiday. Road trips provide you with the ability to see the country, spend an extended amount of time with friends and family, and make some lasting memories. However, if you’re not careful, this type of trip can get pretty pricey. To save money on your road trip costs, make a budget using some of the tips below as a…

Preparing Your Car For Your Summer Staycation

As we head into Summer, it’s holiday time for many Brits, us included. With the staycation becoming increasingly popular, it’s important to prepare well for one especially if you plan to drive. Last week we covered the length and breadth of Yorkshire as we took three staycations back to back. Unfortunately for us the weather wasn’t particularly great. In fact, April showers followed us everywhere we went – boo! We…

Why Nothing Beats The Freedom Of The Open Road

I can’t remember being nervous when it came to taking my driving test. But then again I’ve never really been a nervous person, even less so during my teenage years. Yes, I was only of those people – fearless and flighty, both of which I’ve reigned in over the years, slightly. Plus it was something that I had always wanted to do and was adamant I was going to do.…

Guest Post: How to Buy a Vehicle While Saving for Travel

Do you want to buy a new (or new to you) car—and go on vacation? You’re not alone, and thousands of people manage both every year while still being financially savvy. How do they do it? It takes a combination of frugality, realism, and research. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways online to figure out the best approach for you. Here are a few trips to get started:

Guest Post – Road Trip Essentials: What You Can’t Begin Your Journey Without

Hands down, road trips are the absolute best way to go on a vacation without spending a lot of cash. When you can nix the airfare, you’ll save hundreds or even thousands. And you’ll get to know some amazing sights that are located just outside of your little corner.

Guest Post: 7 Steps to Prepare for Your Next Road Trip

Did you know Americans are driving less, not as far, and teenagers are waiting longer than ever to get their license? The American road trip is a classic rite of passage for many, and it’s time to fall in love with it all over again. Pack your bags, grab your partner or friend if you’d like, and get ready to discover what makes the open road, the unknown, and gas…

10 Car Hire Tips Everyone Should Read

Hiring a car offers a cost-effective way to travel and see all the world has to offer. In order to ensure people get the most from their rentals, Budget Rent-a-Car has ten tips that everyone should read before signing on the dotted line.

Driving On the ‘Wrong’ Side of the Road: Are You Up for the Challenge?

Did you know that car accidents are the leading cause of death for Americans travelling abroad? If you’re visiting the United Kingdom — or another country where it’s necessary to drive on the “other” side of the road — consider your options carefully. Be sure to research the public transport options before deciding whether or not to hire a car, especially if you plan on staying within major cities. If you…

Guest Post: 5 New Vehicles For Your 2018 Road Trip

If you’re a car fanatic, love travelling in amazing cars (come on, who doesn’t love a road trip?), or you love renting the latest car model just to try out, you’ll love these fantastic 5 cars due for release in 2018.

5 Safety Tips for Your Next Winter Road Trip

What do you imagine when you think of your next road trip? Is it a breezy summer drive–maybe along the California coastline? Or is it a winter trip where you stop at all the popular ski resorts in the Rocky Mountains, spending a day at each one? Or maybe driving the ring road in Iceland? With a little planning and preparation, you don’t have to let the weather stop you…

Guest Post: 6 Quick Tips for RV Beginners

There is a certain freedom to be had from not being tethered to a single residence at all times. Being nomadic is now an option where an entire world of new possibilities in terms of distance coverage and comforts have been made opened, explored and commercialised. Having an RV for the first time does come with its own learning curve so here are some suggestions to the first time camper.

Ways To Take A Road Trip Without A Car

We’ve been writing a lot about road trips recently, and that’s because we’ve been doing a lot of research and we are very excited that we have a monster one coming up in June, through California – CAN.NOT.WAIT. I’m sure, like many, when you think about taking a road trip, you automatically think about taking it by car, I know I do. But through my research, I realised that there are…

Tips To Help You Take A Road Trip Safely

I am counting down the days until we embark on our month-long road trip through California. Driving the Pacific Highway in a Mustang has been on Mr ESLT’s bucket list for so long. We can’t wait to put the roof down and feel the warm June air rush past us as we cruise from San Francisco to Los Angeles, with lots of stop offs in between of course. We’ve hired…

5 Benefits of Sightseeing by Minibus

If you’re organising a sightseeing holiday, it is likely that you want to make every minute count. This is completely understandable. After all, us Brits work hard and don’t claim very much holiday. What little time off we do take off is limited and therefore valuable. We want to capitalise on our downtime, and we have so much to cram into so short a time. There are things to do,…

Travelling By Car? Pre-Journey Tips

Mr ESLT and I are heading to Iceland in November. We made the decision early in the planning stage that we wanted to see more than just Reykjavik. So in order to do this, we plan to hire a car and explore as much of the island as possible. As I have never driven abroad before I’m equal parts excited/nervous. Luckily, I love driving and can’t wait for our road…