Fly drive holidays may not be as popular as they once were with people taking advantage of the low cost package holiday or the security of a touring holiday. However, fly drive holidays are one of the best ways to see an area in your own time, to your own schedule and within your own budget. Once you land at the airport of your chosen destination you can collect your vehicle for one of the many car rental outlets that are often located within the terminal area.
If you book your car hire in advance you can take advantage of special online deals and save some money on your holiday. It can also mean that you have a much better chance of securing the car of your choice. If however you prefer to leave the car hire arrangements until you land then you may not get the size or type of car you would prefer.
Whether you book in advance or upon arrival you will need to take sure you have all the paperwork you need including your driving licence otherwise you will not be allowed to hire a car. Fly drive holidays can be taken within all countries of the world. Two of the most popular ones are North America and Australia.
There are several companies who can organise a fly drive holiday for you if you want the immense pleasure of a touring holiday with the freedom of independent travel. With these companies you will usually have to give an exact start and end date for your holiday as they arrange everything for you including your flight home. This can be a little bit restrictive to those who prefer to have flexible holiday dates.
Making the arrangements independently means that if you fall in love with one place on your travels you can spend a few extra days there without the need to worry about cutting time out elsewhere in order to make your flight home. You will need to let your car rental company know if you will be keeping the vehicle for longer than first thought but adding on extra days to your rental agreement is very easy to do and the car rental company can guide you through the process very quickly.
Fly drive holidays are great for those who want to cover a large area in a small space of time. As opposed to a guided tour holiday, if you find yourself in a place you are not enjoying you can quickly move on to your next destination. You can holiday to your own timetable which can help to make you time away much more enjoyable and completely stress free.