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Great holiday ideas in Leicester – DriveNow Blog

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After miraculously winning the English soccer EPL, more international visitors are noticing Leicester. You can easily hire a car from the city’s Airport and explore its amazing surrounds.
Here’s a list of things to see and do in Leicester.
King Power Stadium
Number one on the to do list for soccer fans is a trip to King Power Stadium – the very location where thousands of fans spilled from the stadium and out onto the streets to cheer after Leicester City took out this year’s EPL title. Sign up for a tour of the stadium. You’ll gain VIP access to areas usually […]

Hot relocation deals in New Zealand and Australia

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If you haven’t yet discovered DriveNow’s amazing one way rentals deals then you’ve been missing out!
Relocation rentals are a win win situation for both parties involved. The rental company doesn’t have to pay big bucks to transport a vehicle to another city, while the customer receives incredible deals for as little at $1 a day.
Consider taking up one of the offers below. But you’d better be quick to jump on these limited deals before someone else does!
Auckland to Queenstown
Price: $5 a day
Travel dates: May 4th-8th
Terms: Minimum four days, maximum seven days hire
Do you need to […]

5 things to do in San Francisco

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San Francisco is one of California’s most visited cities – and for good reason. It’s famous for it’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and hilly landscape.
Pick up a hire car from San Francisco Airport and explore this amazing city by visiting these five attractions.
Cable cars
When you’re tired of walking up those hills, you can always turn to a cable car for an enjoyable rest. These are a National Historic Landmark, which treats you to amazing views of San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island and Fisherman’s Wharf, to name a few attractions. Jump off at Mason and Washington Streets […]

On the road out of Vegas – 5 hot spots within two hours

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The glitzy strip and bright lights of Vegas are like magnets for all of America’s fast cars and even faster women and men, but if you can look away and beyond there are some great short trips just around the corner. Here are five within an hour once you jump in that car rental and hit the open road.

Valley of Fire (pictured)

Meander through the mesmerising Valley Of Fire, Nevada’s oldest state park, with countless moments of nature’s beauty smacking you in the senses. The park earnt its name from its fiery red sandstone, formed from fossilised […]

Top eats in Washington DC

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Heading to Washington DC for your next holiday? Visiting the capital city of the United States is an incredible opportunity which every traveller should experience. Even more important is the need to explore the city’s best restaurants while you’re there.
Hire a car from Washington DC Airport and explore these top eats in Washington DC.
Ambar
Through blending centuries old tradition with modern, cutting-edge creativity, Ambar proudly serves up the “flavour of the Balkans”, which tempts all your senses. It’s held the number one spot on TripAdvisor for some time now, which means a night out at Ambar should be at the […]

5 places to park your camper within 2 hours of Brisbane

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There’s no better way to explore sunny Queensland than in the comfort of a campervan. Not only is it cost-effective but you can travel at your own pace and know you always have somewhere to sleep!
Hire a campervan from Brisbane Airport and make your way to one of these fantastic holiday parks.
Big4 Gold Coast Holiday Park (pictured)
Have the time of your life at the Big4 Gold Coast Holiday Park. During the day you can explore some of Queensland’s most popular surf beaches and return to your accommodation where there’s a huge pool with a monster water slide […]

Five things to do in Newcastle

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There’s so much to do in Newcastle,  from surfing the waves at the beach, to chilling out at a trendy bar or café, to exploring the city’s great surrounds.

Hire a car from Sydney Airport, drive two hours north and explore the incredible surrounds of Newcastle.
Knobbys Lighthouse (pictured)
A local icon since it was established in 1858, Knobbys Lighthouse is a must-see for anybody visiting Newcastle. Visitors walk 800m from the car park up a steep climb to marvel at the beautiful 360 degree views of the city and the Pacific Ocean. The Knobbys Lighthouse grounds are open […]

Five things to do in upstate New York

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New York is one of the world’s most famous cities. Millions from around the globe travel there every single year to experience the hustle and bustle of the city, its skyscrapers, shopping malls and historic attractions. But how many actually travel outside the city and head north?
There are many beautiful landscapes and cities to be seen. Pick up rental car at New York Airport and make your way to Upstate New York.
Here are five things to see and do while you’re there.
 
Tour Strawberry Fields
The gorgeous, small town of Skaneateles is a four and a half […]

Port Macquarie for BBQs, bands and billycarts!

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BBQs, bands and billycarts all feature in a bumper line-up of eclectic events in Port Macquarie this year. Plan your visit around one of the many foodie, cultural and sporting fixtures that will spice up any weekend in this gorgeous coastal town. Here are 7 to ponder:
1. Slice of Haven (29 May) – spend your day by the Camden Haven River and meet over 80 local producers of nuts, cheese, wine, beer, vegetables and bush-foods. This year’s ‘Magic beyond the plate’ theme will feature cooking demonstrations, workshops, dancing, quirky stilt walkers and games. 10am-4pm. Entry via gold coin donation. […]

5 great B&Bs in Manchester and surrounds

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When most people visit England, London is on the top of their must-see list. While there are many great things to see and do in London, it’s also worth heading three hours north to explore what cities like Manchester have to offer.
Your trip is even more enjoyable with a rental vehicle. Hire a car from Manchester Airport and begin your journey north, and stay at one of these B&Bs when you arrive.
Abbey Lodge
Set in the suburbs, this Edwardian style guesthouse is only a couple of miles from the Old Trafford Stadium and just a little bit further […]

 
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