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Safe Driving on a Road Trip Through Europe

There’s no better way to explore a continent like for example Europe than by car. Not only is renting a car quite budget-friendly; it’s also the preferred way of traveling if you want to quickly hop from one city to the other. Driving in another country is more than adjusting to the local traffic situation, it’s also a matter of having the write papers and licenses to be allowed to sit behind the steering wheel in these countries.

Do, Do, Do

There will be some confusion, no matter how prepared you are. In many countries like Italy and Germany there are different types of roads and highways. Each type has specific rules for motorists. You may need additional permits for certain roadways like divided highways and interstates.

Try not to hop in the rental car and drive aimlessly about, have an idea in advance of the roadways and where they lead. No one enjoys feeling lost so do bring a map, do write down the directions for quick reference. Do have contact numbers programmed in your phone.

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Do’s and Don’t’s When Renting a Car Abroad

Renting a car at HertzGetting a rental car is an important part of most trips. Ensuring you secure not only the best deal but adequate preparations for driving is essential. Within the United States most people know that insurance, be that their own or the car rental agency’s, is important. The level of preparation for renting a car within the states is relatively simple and familiar. (more…)

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Is Rental Car Insurance Worth Its Money?

Car rental insuranceNext time you approach the rental car counter and they ask you if you’d like rental insurance, don’t be so quick to say no. Sure it may save you a few dollars to decline the insurance, but if something happens to the car you will wish you had rental insurance coverage. Some people are discovering that rental insurance is worth the money. (more…)

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