Dublin Set for Severe Traffic Delays on Sunday

Posted on May 31, 2012 by Fiona Hilliard

    Read on if you’re set to pick up Dublin airport car hire with Argus Car Hire over the long weekend… The city centre of Dublin will be closed to private cars this Sunday (June 3rd) as gardaí corden off roads in preparation for events that will welcome 230,000 people to the Irish capital. Traditionally, […]

Surviving European Road Trips With Children On Board

Posted on May 28, 2012 by admin

Travelling around Europe by car in the summer months can be a cost-effective and interesting family holiday idea. Whilst your friends take their kids on package holidays, you have the freedom to stay where you please and take each day as it comes whilst showing your offspring some ‘real’ places in Europe rather than purpose-built […]

EasyJet, TAP and Ryanair Passengers Hit By Strikes in Portugal

Posted on May 24, 2012 by Fiona Hilliard

  A fresh round of strikes by air traffic controllers in Portugal is set to disrupt flights to and from the UK and Ireland today (May 24th). More disruption is planned for tomorrow May 25th , when thousands of passengers are likely to be affected. Easyjet, Ryanair and TAP are likely to see major delays or cancellation to flights […]

Ryanair Charges for Air…

Posted on May 21, 2012 by Fiona Hilliard

  After shutting down its website at the weekend and charging passengers who were unable to check-in online, you would think Ryanair couldn’t stoop any lower. You would be wrong. An eagle-eyed Ryanair passenger over at broadsheet.ie spotted this while trawling through Ryanair’s terms and conditions:     Yep. Ryanair charges for air.  We’ve seen it all […]

More Strikes Set to Hit Portugal this Week

Posted on May 17, 2012 by Fiona Hilliard

    Brace yourself if you’re heading to or from Portugal this week, you may have to put up with severe disruption, as a series of strikes is due to kick off from today. Portuguese Air Traffic Controllers are planning walkouts today and tomorrow and on May 24th and 25th. The strikes are set to […]

Ryanair Warns Passengers About Friday Website Closure

Posted on May 15, 2012 by Fiona Hilliard

**This story contains updates** Thousands of Ryanair passengers set to fly this weekend are being urged to check-in online before Friday evening or they’ll have to pay an extra charge at the airport. Why? The airline’s website will shut down for maintenance from 10pm on Friday until midnight on Saturday, meaning passengers will not be […]

Exclusive:Travel Advice for Female Travellers with Evelyn Hannon

Posted on May 15, 2012 by Fiona Hilliard

    For almost 16 years, JourneyWoman has been the number one online resource for women seeking advice on travel safety, trip ideas and how to survive life on the road.   In this inspiring  interview with ArgusCarHire.com, Journeywoman’s editor Evelyn Hannon, (who we like to call the ‘Oprah’ of travel writing),  shares her top tips […]

Portuguese Airlines Announce Strike this Friday

Posted on May 09, 2012 by Fiona Hilliard

  Booked car hire in Faro for this coming weekend? Better check those flight schedules… Airlines in Portugal are warning of possible strike action on Friday May 11th as air traffic controllers have announced plans to suspend operations during the following times: 07:00-09:00 hours 14:00 – 16:00 hours 21:00 -23:00 hours Flights due to depart/arrive […]

Heineken Cup: How to Get to Twickenham Cheap and Last Minute

Posted on May 04, 2012 by Fiona Hilliard

  As London flight fares continue to skyrocket ahead of the Heineken Cup Final on May 19th, it’s looking like the fly-drive option from Ireland to basically ANY airport in the UK is the best bet for supporters who’ve left things a little late and last-minute. So…starting with the cheapest, we’ve explored all reasonable avenues* […]

Glove Box Blog is Best Blog of a Business Finalist 2012

Posted on May 02, 2012 by Fiona Hilliard

  Yay! We’ve just heard that we’ve made the finals of the Bord Gais Social Media Awards 2012 in the category of Best Blog of a Business. We’re delighted to be in such esteemed company as: Curious Wines DingADeal.com Sage Ireland Spiderworking.com Write on Track Blacknight Wishing all other finalists the best of luck on […]

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