Many of us need to travel on business at some point, and even if you own a car already, this often involves hiring one – either to ensure you make the right impression on clients, or simply for ease of working out details such as petrol expenses. If you have never hired a car for work purposes, you may be wondering what you need to consider.
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If you’re a keen motorist, you’ll no doubt be aware that Europe offers some absolutely amazing drives. Italy, in particular, boasts a great selection – think everything from lofty mountain passes to stunning coastal roads. So, if you’re itching to get behind the wheel this summer, Italy is definitely the country to head to.
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O’zapft is! The 181st Oktoberfest has kicked off in Munich. This lively annual crowd-puller started as a wedding celebration of Crown King Ludwig and Queen Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen in 1810. The generous king invited citizens of Munich to eat, drink, and enjoy horse races and shooting displays for 5 days. The feast was such a great success that they decided to stage it next year, too. One year after another, it has become a traditional Munich event. In the queen’s honour the festival ground was named Theresienwiese, or, short – Wiesn.
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With its combination of picturesque landscapes and glamorous cities, France is the ideal destination for a leisurely driving break. If you’re looking for an itinerary that gives you the opportunity to explore celebrated cities and famous attractions, as well as enjoy plenty of good driving, consider tackling the route from Paris to Cannes.
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When planning a trip overseas that involves driving, most of us automatically prepare by familiarising ourselves with the the rules of the road in the relevant country. It’s important not to forget, however, that we ought to get ready for travelling in much hotter conditions, too. This is because driving in high heat can make sitting in the car for long periods uncomfortable (if you’re unprepared, that is!), and can also have some negative effects on the car. So, here are our tips for happy hot-weather weather driving abroad.
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