Travel Writer Liz Borod Wright Takes to the Road in Portugal with Argus Car Hire

Posted on October 26, 2011 by Fiona Hilliard

On the Road: Liz Borod Wright The UK and Ireland may still be wringing out umbrellas but over in Portugal, Travel writer Liz Borod Wright is soaking up the sunshine of the Portuguese capital and its coastline with car hire Lisbon. Yesterday, she visited the coastal town of Cascais, where she made a bee-line for [...]

Dublin Floods: Latest Updates

Posted on October 25, 2011 by Fiona Hilliard

Dublin authorities are putting emergency plans into action today to deal with flooding throughout the Irish capital. Yesterday, torrential rain caused widespread flooding - the equivalent of a month’s rainfall fell in one day. Drivers and commuters were stranded in rising flood waters and homes and businesses have been destroyed. The city’s largest shopping centre in Dundrum [...]

Renting a Car in the US: What You Need to Know About Insurance

Posted on October 21, 2011 by Fiona Hilliard

If you are renting a car in the US for the first time, you may be oblivious to the fact that agents are not obliged to offer insurance to cover possible damage to the car. These types of policies are known as a Collision Damage Waiver and a Loss Damage Waiver. Collision Damage Waiver/Loss Damage [...]

Study Reveals Worlds Cheapest Petrol Prices

Posted on October 20, 2011 by Fiona Hilliard

If you’re dreaming about the US or Europe for a cut-price road trip adventure, snap out of it and get back to the drawing board. Now. According to a new study, Venezuela is where you should be setting your sights.  Apparently petrol runs like water here and is cheap as the air you breathe (or almost). [...]

Greece Strike: Latest Flight and Travel News

Posted on October 19, 2011 by Fiona Hilliard

Greece is at a standstill today as a result of what is being hailed as the biggest ever strike by workers. The 48-hour strike will affect all flights, car hire in Athens and ALL OVER Greece as well as all shops and offices. Air traffic controllers are holding a 12 hour walk out, meaning 159 [...]

Thai Holidaymakers Avoid Worst of Floods

Posted on October 13, 2011 by Fiona Hilliard

Flood watch: For now, those holidaying in the Thai capital are safe, but that isn’t stopping local authorities from feverishly trying to stop Bangkok from being flooded by the tides hitting the north of the country. Already, hundreds of workers have been drafted in to construct barrier walls on the edge of the city which is [...]

Travel Advice: Touring Bordeaux with Car Hire

Posted on October 11, 2011 by Fiona Hilliard

This week, a customer called Penny contacted us in search of travel advice for a trip to the Bordeaux region of France. Penny says: Myself and my daughter are travelling around for three weeks in France at the end of October/beginning of November.  Already, we have decided to pick up car hire in Bordeaux and [...]

Car Rental Charges Explained

Posted on October 10, 2011 by Fiona Hilliard

If  you’re about to pick up car hire in Malaga (or indeed anywhere in Europe) for the first time, you may want to prepare yourself for some nasty hidden charges.  These charges may not be enforced by all car rental companies, but they are worth knowing about all the same…especially when they can be so easily avoided! [...]

EasyJet Announces New Routes to France

Posted on October 07, 2011 by Fiona Hilliard

UK holidaymakers planning a fly-drive to France could soon be picking up cheap car hire in Nice and car hire in Toulouse thanks to new flight routes by easyJet. EasyJet is now the second largest airline in France and is planning to open these two new bases in Nice and Toulouse by next summer.  The budget carrier [...]

London Olympics to Double Journey Times

Posted on October 06, 2011 by Fiona Hilliard

Niggling worries that next year’s London Olympic Games could cause traffic delays for London commuters and visitors getting around town with car rental London have been given some credence by a new report sent to businesses by Transport for London. As an estimated 5.3 million people head to London next year for the Olympics, commuters [...]

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