Category Archives: Asia

Abu Dhabi

Do you need a car in Abu Dhabi? Compared to its larger and glitzier brother Dubai, Abu Dhabi is substantially more compact. Nowhere in the downtown area is more than a short bus or taxi ride away from anywhere else, but you will still be using motorised transport more than walking. There is also still… Read More »

Category: UAE

Agra

Do you need a car in Agra? [top2 num=”6″] The city of Agra is undoubtedly most famous for being the location of the Taj Mahal, one of the world’s most iconic and heavily photographed tourist destinations. Needless to say, this is a place which is perfectly well served by train, bus and other local transport… Read More »

Amman

Do you need a car in Amman? The Jordanian capital is an incredibly compact city, where the historic core is richly connected and inherently walkable. There are few reasons to want to drive anywhere immediately outside of the city, because all of the major attractions in Amman are very central. The compact nature of the… Read More »

Amritsar

Should you hire a car in Amritsar? As with other cities in India, the local car hire market is not well developed. It’s obvious to suggest that the core focus of any visit to Amritsar is going to have the Golden Temple as a highlight, but any excursions from the city are still more likely… Read More »

Astana

Do you need a car in Astana? [coming] To follow. To follow. To follow. Do you need a car in Astana?

Bahrain

Do you need a car in Bahrain? Hiring a car in any of the Gulf states is never for the fainthearted. Although the roads in this part of the world tend to be on the wider side of life, and many of them are brand spanking new, this region is also notorious for its astonishingly… Read More »

Bali

Do you need a car in Bali? The natural starting point for a beautiful island like Bali is that this is the sort of place where you might well just want to kick off your shoes and relax in and around your resort for a week, indulging in as little movement as possible. There are… Read More »

Bangkok

Is it worth hiring a car in Bangkok ? Bangkok is the second most visited city in the world, in terms of international arrivals, sitting behind just Hong Kong. Even if it’s very easy to visit the Thai capital without a car, the sheer number of tourists who come here, combined with the natgural desire… Read More »

Beijing

Do you need a car in Beijing? When it comes to making transport choices, whether it is roads that are as thick as treacle, crowded subways or streets that are impossible to cross, Beijing really looks as bad as it gets, however you prefer to get around. No reasons!!! – Beijing car rental is not… Read More »

Chennai

Should you hire a car in Chennai? Generally speaking, hire cars don’t make much sense when visiting India, partly because many visitors are not comfortable with local driving conditions, but also because large Indian cities tend to have extensive public transport, and taxis are cheap and plentiful. Furthermore, because India is so densely populated, it’s… Read More »