Before you go
Love the idea of the freedom of the road? Make sure you’ve worked out these practical bits first to avoid any issues (and breakdowns) in the middle of nowhere.
Research different car rental companies to get the best deals, and don’t forget to do a test drive before you go.
Accidents can happen, so make sure you get vehicle insurance. Pick the right coverage that will take care of any incident amounting to damage, from accidental scratches and bumps to serious dents and engine damage.
Never drive when tired. Take a break or get someone else to drive if you start to flag.
Make sure your oil and water are topped up. Ask someone to help you at the petrol station if you’re unsure.
DO YOUR RESEARCH
Make sure you know the road rules (and which side of the road you should be driving on) before you hit the road!