Category Archives: Travel tips

Moscow: A Mystery Worth Discovering

Russia is a land of stunning contrasts: Snow-capped tundras and sun-soaked beaches share territory with dense forests and rolling plains. To really experience Russia, take in both the familiar and the unknown. See vibrant Moscow before heading off in your rental car to explore the world’s most enormous country.

Why You Need To Book Car Hire Early In 2009

2009 has seen demand for car hire at an all time high. You may have bagged yourself a last minute flight and accommodation deal, but due to limited fleet sizes, car hire companies are struggling to keep up with demand – so you’re unlikely to get a bargain if you wait until the last minute. […]

St. Patrick’s Day – Where Are You Celebrating?

March 17th is the feast day of Ireland’s National Saint – the day when Irish people celebrate their nationality and when everyone around the world wants to be Irish! There are festivals taking place in cities all over the world, so where are you “drowning the shamrock”? It is now time to get out those green […]

Driving with Kids – Activities

Long car journeys can be a harrowing experience even for adults never mind the kids. Keeping them quiet can be quite a chore so here a few ideas that might help distract the kids from the torture that sitting in the back a car can be. And remember that the kids will usually enjoy participation […]

Car Hire at Christmas: how to avoid the chaos

Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year all over the world even in countries that aren’t predominantly Christian. Airports in particular are a menagerie of pandemonium so it can require some military precision to navigate them successfully.   Luckily, Christmas Day this year lands in the mid week. This, at least, may […]

Car Hire Europe: Six New Ryanair Routes Introduced

If you’re planning on flying to Basel, Budapest, Katowice, Nice, Prague or Szczecin from Ireland then you’ll be pleased to know that Ryanair have introduced budget routes to all these destinations. Come November, you’ll be able to fly to all these places from Dublin. According to the Finfacts website (click here for article), Ryanair will be […]

Naples By Hire Car: Where To Go & What To See

Why not head to the breathtaking region of Campania in the South of Italy for a memorable trip around Naples by car. Located on the panoramic setting of Naples Bay, this sultry, swashbuckling city has everything to offer the modern day traveller. Check out our guide to Naples car hire… You may well wish to […]

Things To Do And See In Edinburgh By Car

If you’re thinking of hitting bonnie Scotland for the Edinburgh Festival then we reckon you could do worse than hire yourself a car to really get the most of this enchanting country… With many of Scotland’s majestic towns clustered close together you can zoom around the country in sharp time when behind the wheel… so […]

Car rental seven steps to a stress free experience

Did you know that “around one in six people hiring a car experiences a problem with the car or with the rental firm”? (*Source: , the popular British consumer publication) Shocking stuff isn’t it? Read our top tips to find out how to enjoy hassle-free, safe car hire. We make sure that Nova’s customers […]