If you’re planning an exciting, action-packed road trip around Europe, continue reading to discover a few valuable tips on how to plan your European getaway.
Tips on how to get your car ready to take it around Europe:
1. Make sure to check all of your car’s tyres for damages such as wear
Before you head out on the open road, it’s a great idea to check all four of your car’s tyres. As if you spot any visible punctures or notice that the tread on one of your tyres is thin, you may want to consider replacing your worn out or punctured tyre. As the last thing you want is to have to try and replace a tyre in a foreign city.
2. Also, ensure that your car’s spare tyre is in great condition
In the event that you do need to change one of your car’s tyres on your European trip, it’s a great idea to travel with a spare tyre which is in great, working condition. While you shouldn’t drive from one city to another using a spare tyre, you can use a spare tyre to safely drive your car to the nearest garage which is open.
3. Change your car’s oil before you start driving
Also make sure to check and change your car’s oil if necessary before you start driving, in order to prevent your car’s engine from overheating.
4. Consider visiting your local mechanic to check that your car is in perfect working order
It’s well worth, getting your mechanic or to perform a routine check up on your car in order to make sure that all of your car’s parts are in perfect working order. As an example, your mechanic may tell you that one of your car’s batteries will need to be replaced before you start driving to some of Europe’s hottest destinations. You can also book a Kwik Fit MOT test at the same time as your car check up!
Tips on putting together a fun-filled itinerary for a road trip around Europe:
1. Consider prebooking your accommodation in popular towns and cities
In order to avoid having to sleep in your car overnight, it’s a wise idea to prebook your accommodation in advance. Especially in popular tourist cities such as Paris, Rome, Amsterdam and Berlin.
2. Book a few nights in a bed and breakfast
If you want to get to know locals and to taste local dishes, you may want to book a few nights accommodation in bed and breakfasts around Europe. As you’ll experience a real taste of the country which you’re visiting, instead of staying at a generic, bland hotel.
3. Eat at local eateries which aren’t aimed at tourists
If you want to save money and to be able to taste local cuisine and to mix and mingle with locals, it’s also a great idea to choose to eat at local eateries, which are popular amongst a city’s locals. Instead of eating at a hotel restaurant.
So if you’re looking to set out on a memorable road trip around Europe, it’s definitely a great idea to follow the advice listed above! #RoadtripsOfEurope