5 top tips for Holiday Car Hire

5 top tips for Holiday Car Hire

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Do you find hiring a car for your holiday a little bit confusing when it comes to the costs? Here are our top tips based on our experience of hiring a car in Portugal... Don't get sucked in to paying additional insurance! You shop around, find a good deal, click to reserve, then you see this: Damage Excess: 1,300.00€ Theft Protection Excess: 1,300.00€ How much?!?! No one wants to have an excess that steep do they? So this is where the car hire companies lure you into buying their 'vehicle cover' to either reduce or remove the excess. One car hire company wanted a further £128 from us for 7 days hire...no thanks! BUT there is another option - you can buy something called 'Car Hire Excess Insurance'. We read…
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Le Tour de France – five reasons to go and watch it

Le Tour de France – five reasons to go and watch it

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Ugh, we've been back from France for 5 days and it feels like a lifetime! One thing we're missing is following Le Tour de France. If you've been thinking about going over to France to catch some stages, here are our 5 top reasons to go... Seeing different parts of France The route for Le Tour is different every year. In the two times we've followed Le Tour, we've seen two stages in the French Alps and two in north Eastern France. We've wild camped at the side of the road near beautiful little towns and villages, meaning that we're exploring parts of France that we'd never normally see. Experiencing 'The Caravan' About two hours before all the riders sweep past, the sponsors 'caravan' speeds by which is a sight…
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