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Jun
29
2019

Get a taste of Tasmania over the coming months

By Australia / Hobart / Tasmania /

The Tasmania Tourism team says over the coming months the Apple Isle is set to offer a new range of contemporary food experiences on a large and small scale. Enthusiastic newcomers are forging a fresh path as restaurateurs and producers. New experiences have been created to showcase the high quality of agriculture and aquaculture in Tasmania such as cooking schools and touring products. Grab a Hobart car rental and get ready to taste Tassie in the most beautiful ways this winter and spring. Tasmanian Wild Seafood Adventures As Fresh As It Gets Tasmanian Wild Seafood Adventures invites you to take a morning or afternoon tour cruising through Tasmania’s idyllic waterways while enjoying the freshest seafood caught right in front of you. The tour departs from the Hobart waterfront and offers five hours of cruising and feasting. You’ll see divers harvest periwinkles and sea urchins from the sea floor through two onboard plasma TVs linked to underwater cameras. You’ll visit a Tasmanian…

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Jun
21
2019

4th of July events and attractions in New York City

By New York /

Heading to New York next month and wanting to know where all the action will be? The good news is NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organisation, has just announced a line-up of events and attractions that make the 4th of July weekend in New York City irresistible. Every Independence Day, all eyes are on the City thanks to classic events watched around the world, including Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest and the annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks—this year launching from the Brooklyn Bridge. Visitors who are in town for the long holiday weekend shouldn’t forget to book their New York car rental with the best deal available before they encounter a destination that offers an opportunity to explore several “hidden gems” in the five boroughs that perfectly complement the festivities taking place July 4. Check out these key events and attractions to explore for a complete NYC 4th of July experience. Macy’s 4th of…

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Jul
15
2017

Dallas activities you must experience in Texas

By Texas / United States /

There are plenty of Dallas activities suitable for all travellers. This city continues to amaze millions of tourists every year. The stadiums, the museums, the food portions in the restaurants – everything is so big! If you’re heading to the deep south, make sure you find yourself a great car hire deal before checking out some of the best Dallas activities on offer. Join a JKF history tour One of the must-do Dallas activities is a history tour that’s all about one of US history’s most famous presidents, John F Kennedy. Dealey Plaza is perhaps the most famous site, as it’s where he was shot dead in 1963. There are other significant sites as well, such as the theatre where assassin Lee Harvey Oswald fled to after the shooting. Hire a local guide who can fill you in on the grim but fascinating history. Dig in with a food tour Explore some of the most trendy restaurants and bars that Dallas…

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Jul
16
2019

New York as seen on the screen for TV and movie lovers

By New York / United States /

  Whether it be an unplanned holiday trip, an epic clash to save the world, friends experiencing daily life in the five boroughs or anything in between, storytellers in film and television have long chosen New York City as their setting. DriveNow, the go-to team for all your New York car rental needs teams up with the NYCGO team to discover that no matter your favourite genre, a trip to NYC is an opportunity to see where some of these iconic scenes came to life including… For the sitcom lover Seinfeld  Contrary to Jerry and friends’ experiences, nobody will yell, “No soup for you!” at The Original Soupman on West 55th Street in Midtown or at the eatery’s kiosk in Times Square. Meanwhile, Morningside Heights’ Tom’s Restaurant (Monk’s Diner) has all the great no-fuss comfort food and 75-cent coffee the cast enjoyed on-screen. Finally, Gray’s Papaya really does have some of the best hot dogs in the City – “better than filet mignon!” if you ask…

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Jun
21
2019

4th of July events and attractions in New York City

By New York /

Heading to New York next month and wanting to know where all the action will be? The good news is NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organisation, has just announced a line-up of events and attractions that make the 4th of July weekend in New York City irresistible. Every Independence Day, all eyes are on the City thanks to classic events watched around the world, including Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest and the annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks—this year launching from the Brooklyn Bridge. Visitors who are in town for the long holiday weekend shouldn’t forget to book their New York car rental with the best deal available before they encounter a destination that offers an opportunity to explore several “hidden gems” in the five boroughs that perfectly complement the festivities taking place July 4. Check out these key events and attractions to explore for a complete NYC 4th of July experience. Macy’s 4th of…

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May
31
2019

10 hot new hotels in Los Angeles for business travellers

By Los Angeles / United States /

There’s no more happening a place in the American summertime than Los Angeles whether you’re heading to a game of baseball at Dodgers Stadium (pictured), travelling there for business, or some fun at the many attractions. One of the world’s most popular cities for business travel or simply a holiday, there’s also a lot to look forward to with several new hotels on the way giving visitors to Los Angeles even more choice than ever. After starting your Los Angeles adventure with a great car hire deal at Los Angeles airport with DriveNow consider parking your wheels at one of these new hotels. Soho Warehouse (Arts District, Downtown) July 2019 The London-based Soho Warehouse is the third in LA and set to open in the south Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles. Soho Warehouse will span more than 110,000 square feet, making it one of the biggest standalone Houses and the first with guestrooms on the West Coast. The property will…

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May
29
2019

Driving the USA – Road trip Route 66 in a motorhome

By United States /

A Route 66 adventure is the ultimate road trip with friends or family. Route 66, which is also known as the ‘Mother Road’, spans nearly 4000 kilometres across eight states, from Chicago to California. Since earning its name ‘Route 66’ in 1926, it has inspired songs, films, TV shows and books. But even though it was officially decommissioned in 1985, people from all walks of life still come together to travel one of the world’s most famous highways. Just hire a campervan from Los Angeles Airport so your adventure can begin. As you drive this iconic highway, check out some of these roadside attractions, while staying in vintage motels and seeking out American road food. Santa Monica You can either begin or end your Route 66 adventure in Santa Monica. Either way, you’ll have plenty of fun exploring where the west coast meets the Pacific Ocean. Drive along the Santa Monica Boulevard and stretch your legs for a walk along…

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May
27
2019

Sleepless in Seattle with these 5 great museums

By Seattle /

Seattle may be home to the headquarters of global giants like Microsoft and Amazon, but it’s so much more than just a tech city. Washington State’s largest city is surrounded by water, mountains and thousands of acres of forests and parks. Another tick is that it has plenty to offer the ones who love culture, art and history. Seattle has a range of fantastic museums to explore and most have free entry on some days of the week. Start your trip by snapping up a great car hire deal at Seattle Airport with DriveNow. Then check out some of these top museums. Seattle Art Museum The Seattle community regards this cultural gem as the city’s most prestigious museum. It’s famous for its non-stop special exhibitions that give you something new to look forward to each time and there’s even more artwork on display since it underwent a recent major expansion. Expect everything from Impressionism to cultural showcases from across the…

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Mar
31
2019

Florida day trips to keep you busy for a day

By United States /

Florida may be the theme park capital of the world, but it also has so much to offer by the way of day trips from Florida. Forget about fighting the crowds at Disney Land and Universal Studios. Instead, go on an adventure with one of the popular Florida days trips that locals recommend. Hire a car from Miami Airport and you’ll have the freedom to visit beaches, forests and other attractions that only locals know about. Here’s our list of the top five Florida day trips. Ginnie Springs 5 and a half hrs north of Miami Airport Florida has hundreds of freshwater springs and Ginnie Springs is definitely one of the state’s best. Relax at Ginnie Springs and swim in the clear, blue waters. It’s also a popular spot for kayakers, snorkelers, open-water divers and cave divers. It has an intricate and extensive limestone cave system and many turtles and wading birds. The nature park is open year-round and entry incurs a small fee….

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Feb
26
2019

LA events – 5 experiences for an unforgettable time in Los Angeles

By California /

There’s always something happening in Los Angeles, no matter what time of year you visit. There are LA events to offer every type of traveller year-round. Some of the best LA events include cultural festivals, film festivals or even food and wine festivals. When you plane lands, hire a car at LA Airport with DriveNow.  Check out one of these top LA events during your stay. Palm Springs International Film Festival February Los Angeles is famous for its filmmaking scene and filmmaking history. Use your time here to explore the area’s diverse film scene with the Palm Springs International Film Festival nearby. The festival showcases independent films and highlights the best in international cinema. It’s also known as a path to the Oscars, with more than 87 per cent of the Gala winners going onto receive Oscar nominations. LA Beer Fest April Last year’s LA Beer Festival was sold out and organisers promise this year’s event will be even better….

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Jan
26
2019

Why you need to visit Los Angeles in February

By California / United States /

If you’re one who doesn’t enjoy travelling in the peak of summer, then you should consider visiting LA in February. It’s cooler while still being pleasant and there’s fewer crowds. You just need to hire a car from LA Airport, then you can check out these top things to do in February. Chinese New Year You thought the New Year was done and dusted in January… think again. February brings Chinese New Year as the east meets the west in LA. What better place to celebrate Chinese New Year other than Chinatown? Expect tens of thousands of people to line the streets, with firecrackers, live music and dozens of floats in LA’s famous Golden Dragon Parade. Valentine’s Day Be romantic and plan an epic Valentine’s Day for your partner in LA! You can have a candlelit dinner at a fancy restaurant by the ocean or with mountain views. If you really want to impress your date with an extravagant experience,…

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