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Travelling: A Mini Guide for the Novice Traveller

Travelling: A Mini Guide for the Novice Traveller

Everyone does it. Whether it’s by foot, rail, car or boat, we all feel the need to go somewhere. But what is really scary is the fact that some people are just no good at it. Travellers to London still buy day rail cards rather than saving up to 50% by buying an Oyster card, business travellers hire cars from kiosks rather than booking online and saving hundreds of pounds, while international travellers still buy their cheap air fairs with Easyjet rather than book in advance with British Airways for the same price (with luggage included!).

In truth, much of the problem is because of the over saturation of the travel market, with hotels offering travel insurance, and insurance companies offering flights – it’s all a bit much. But in reality, to be a smart traveller, all you need to do is think, plan ahead and use your common sense. Shopping around, when done in advance, will always get you a better deal on things like car hires, hotels and flights, so make sure you do it. Sometimes the devil really is in the details, so check the small print whenever you book anything… just in case the offer really is too good to be true. Equally if you’re booking a car, don’t forget that it’s not always easier to pick it up at an airport – sometimes, a train station or landmark will be just as convenient and will often work out cheaper.

The most important point of all is to book in advance, whether it’s your hotel or flight, train tickets or car hires – booking in advance always works, and for the best prices use comparison services like Skyscanner for flights and of course Car Rentals Network for car hires in the UK, Europe and the Rest of the World.

How Can You find the Cheapest Car-Hire Deals?

How Can You find the Cheapest Car-Hire Deals?

You’ve got everything booked, you’re in the airport, family smiling and everything’s going fabulously, but then disaster strikes. You’ve arrived at a small European airport as your first stop on your dream vacation but the car hire station has no family cars left. You could have booked your Car Rental in the UK, online, in advance – saving tonnes of money!

Rewind and you’re sat at home, your family are all smiles as you’ve just booked your seats on your flight for your summer vacation, your hotel looks stunning and all is well with the world. You browse for some cheap car hires, knowing that if you do it now, a long time in advance, then nothing can go wrong with your holiday. But it takes time, there are car hire stations in the airport, close to the airport all offering vehicles of every size at every price – how do you make the right decision? First thing – don’t stop there and decide to do it at the airport – if a disaster like the one above doesn’t happen, then it’ll still be expensive and time consuming. Point your browser at a Car Rentals Network. Using the friendly user interface, browse cars from hundreds of providers until you find your perfect model, and then compare the costs across all of the car hire services that are available. Then all you need to do is pay for your car and wait for your holiday to start. You’ll save money and time while avoiding any unpleasant surprises later on.

Simple.

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