Economy Car Hire Blog

How to Escape the Crowds in Rhodes and Corfu

16th April 2015

Driverless Cars
I’ve long been a believer that there’s a Greek Island for everyone. Whether you go on holiday to explore new areas and their history, relax, sunbathe, ski (mainland only but you get my point), party, sail…….. The list goes on. Personally, my favourite island is Corfu. I love its leisurely atmosphere and beautiful scenery, but we’re also going to look at that perennial favourite, Rhodes.

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The 6 Best Quirky Places to Stay

14th April 2015

Driverless Cars
Every now and then it’s nice to get away from the real world. Do you every want to experience something new, special, or unusual? Whilst this is often along the lines of a safari in Kenya or a cruise down to the Antarctic, sometimes it’s the accommodation that’s unique. Hotels are becoming more and more similar and to be honest, a little dull.

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April 2015- Travel News Bulletin

7th April 2015

France Air Strike Update

Hundreds of flights to & from France cancelled leaving thousands stranded.

Delays and cancellations are also affecting other parts of Europe accessible through French airspace.

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Driverless Cars: On the Road to Success

7th April 2015

Driverless Cars
It’s official, driverless cars are getting closer and closer to reality. Technology is speeding along and Google are in pole position to win the race with their Self-Driving Car. Whatever your view, driverless cars have divided opinion and led to overheated arguments, but what will they really bring to the road?

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The Best Driving Roads in Europe

2nd April 2015

Furka Pass
When you think of Europe, what do you picture in your head? The Eiffel Tower, the Alps, the Italian Lakes or Scandinavia’s Northern Lights? Maybe England’s rolling fields or Scotland’s Highlands? There’s so much to see in Europe it’s difficult to know where to start.

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The Best Protection When Booking a Holiday

31st March 2015

ATOL
A holiday should be an enjoyable experience, we want to be able to leave stress and worry behind when we’re away. That’s often easier said than done though. In recent years we’ve seen volcanic ash clouds halt air travel, tour operators and airlines go bust, and an economic meltdown. Many people’s holidays were ruined because they weren’t properly protected.

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The Best Places for an Easter Holiday

24th March 2015

Norfolk Broads
With Easter approaching, many people are starting to think about a last minute getaway. But where are the best places for an Easter holiday? Well, obviously it depends on what sort of holiday you’re after. Here at Economy Car Hire, we’ve put together a selection for all budgets and tastes.

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The Other Emirates

19th March 2015

Sheikh Zayed Mosque
When we hear the term UAE, we usually think of Dubai or Abu Dhabi. In fact we covered some of the best things to do in Dubai a while back. There’s a lot more to explore in this rapidly developing country than just the two famous regions.

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Travel Scams 3 – Day of Judgement

17th March 2015

Alaska
We revisit our Travel Scams thread with an update on some of the current and most cunning travel scams around. Make sure you don’t get caught out! We live in troubled times. No, nothing to do with the economy or war but TRAVEL SCAMS! They are still around and we’ve uncovered even more that you should be aware of.

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Top 5 Films That Inspire You to Travel

10th March 2015

Alaska
Sometimes a film captures your imagination. You forget the plot and lose yourself in the location. It’s hard not to watch Angels & Demons without thinking’ “I want to go to Rome” for example (partly because there’s not much else to the film). Deep down we all want to be able to echo Rutger Hauer’s monologue in Blade Runner, “I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe…”

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