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  3. If that tour or travel guide is the one for you, click ‘purchase tour’
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  5. You will then be able to View/Download/Print the entire tour
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  8. Book your flights, holiday insurance, hotels, London car rental and Attractions or Tours through our one stop shop
  9. See our Sat Nav offer because this will help you so much with your tour
  10. Enjoy your tour and send us a post-card with your comments.
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We have teamed up with some of the best to provide this virtual One Stop Travel Shop to offer you the convenience, ease and simplicity of seeing the options for your stay in the UK.  Choose the option that best suits you, organise and book everything that you may/will need on your Self Drive Tour of Great Britain to save you time and money.

Just click the image links within the different sections and we will take you through to our tried and trusted partner websites.

Accommodation

The range of accommodation in Great Britain is outstanding.

Choose from hotel chains, country Inns, bed & breakfasts, Manor Houses and even castles. Click the image link, book them and get the excellent on-line price with a tried and trusted partner.

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BOOKING.COM

Booking.com helps travellers easily discover and book the best places to stay from a broad selection of options. Offering an informative and user friendly website with exactly what you need, lowest prices, secure booking and no reservation fees.

On the Imagelink, just enter the name of the city or town for the overnight stay from the Tourplan and the dates you wish to stay and you will see the range of accommodation that is presented for you to choose your exact budget, quality standards, facilities and dates.

If you are not yet sure of the dates that you may want, then click the box “I don’t have any specific dates yet” and then search. You will then still go through to see the options that are available.

On the bookings page you can adjust your requirements.

Book as early as possible to get the place you want on the nights you want ...and often at a lower price.

PREMIER INN

Premier Inn is the UK and Ireland’s biggest and fastest growing budget hotel company.

With over 600 hotels all over the country offering high quality accommodation at affordable budget hotel prices, you will find a convenient one along your route.

Just click on the imagelink, enter the location of the overnight stop from the Tourplan along with a date and choose from the range of nearby hotels that will be displayed.

By ticking the box “My dates are flexible”, a selection panel comes up showing a very useful matrix with different local hotels and different prices.

I don’t think you will be disappointed.

Car & Vehicle Rental

We have chosen the best. 

Choose from a range of vehicles that will suit your requirements in size, type, driving economy, accessories, pick up point and price.

Just click the image link to go straight through to the Partner website and see the options.    

Book the vehicle and get the excellent on-line price with a tried and trusted partner.

HERTZ

Hertz is one of the most globally recognised travel brands and the world’s largest and longest established vehicle rental company.

Vehicles include city run-arounds, family hatchbacks, MPVs and SUVs/4WD

Rental periods vary from hourly/daily/weekly/weekend rates and can include one-way rentals, family and young renters.

All rentals are inclusive of insurances, taxes and unlimited mileage. There are no credit card fees.

Optional extras which we recommend include the unique own branded NeverLost® Satellite Navigation System. Also available are child seats, pre-paid fuel options and  excess waiver

Peace of mind motoring, there are no charges if cancellation within 1 week of booking and every rental includes free 24/7 emergency roadside assistance

Hertz also offer Satellite navigation rental with your car, they call it NeverLost ... the GPS units are TomTom’s.

NATIONAL CAR RENTAL

National Car Rental is one of the major vehicle rental providers in the world, offering great value inclusive rates in the most popular travel destinations throughout the world including the United States, UK, Canada and Europe.

They are particularly well positioned at all major ports and airports.

National is part of a global strategic alliance with Europcar, creating the world’s largest car rental network, with over 5,300 rental outlets in more than 160 countries.

The vehicle range covers manual and automatic transmission, saloons (sedans) and estate cars as well as MPV’s

Rent a Satellite Navigation unit for the duration of your rental, with units available to book online with your car to make sure that your journey is a safe and stress-free ride. GPS units are TomTom and units are available at all pick-up locations, so be sure to add Sat Nav to your booking – this can be found at stage 3 of your booking under additional items. So .... don't forget to add your Sat Nav!

AVIS

Avis was founded in 1946, renting cars from airport locations. They now have over 5,230 locations in 166 countries and Avis is a truly global brand.

With a range of services to ensure customers find the easiest and most hassle free mobility solution to suit their needs, their services are designed around customer convenience to make customers journeys with Avis the easiest way to rent.

Avis also offer Satellite navigation units to rent for the duration of your stay. GPS is offered at hundreds of Avis rental locations and comes in a range of satellite navigation models, although in the UK the TomTom is their preferred model.
The Avis GPS can be reserved during your booking process by ticking the GPS request box which is located on the right hand side of the booking engine under Optional Accessories.

The website also provides an excellent link to “Road Rules” which is available in different languages ... really useful. Click on the link on their webpage ... bottom right.

ALAMO

Alamo Rent A Car is a market leading internationally recognised leisure car rental specialist. Offering great value inclusive rates in the most popular travel destinations throughout the world including the UK and Europe.

The quick and simple to use booking engine, means Alamo.co.uk is so easy book and collect.

Satellite navigation is available to add to your booking and they regularly have special offers to help you save.

EUBOOKINGS MOTORHOMES

Eubookings.com is one of the leading Motorhome/RV brokers in the world, offering great value Motorhome Rental.

Simply click on the image link, select United Kingdom in the destination box, select a pick up and drop off location along with the rental dates, choose the vehicle size (berths) and the currency you use. Then see the range of motorhomes on offer for you to rent with images.

What a fantastic way to see another country. No hotels, complete freedom and most camp sites offer great amenities.

Long Term Motorhome Rentals are a specialty : If you want to rent a motorhome for 2 or more months anywhere in the world, then call. As brokers we have access to a huge range of motorhomes all over the world, and we can make sure that you get the best deal.

STENA LINE FERRIES

If you want to take your vehicle across to Ireland then Stena Line is the Ferry company for you.
Who is Stena Line?

Stena Line is the world’s leading ferry company and biggest ferry operator in Europe, offering the largest fleet as well as the widest selection of routes and destinations.

Irish Sea routes:

  • Holyhead- Dublin Port
  • Holyhead- Dun Laoghaire
  • Liverpool-Belfast
  • Cairnryan-Belfast
  • Fishguard-Rosslare

Open Top Sightseeing Buses

Hop-On and Hop-Off one of the open top tour buses to see our capital attractions with knowledgeable guides that speak a variety of languages.

ORIGINAL TOUR

Welcome to London! With over 80 stops, 3 main sightseeing routes and countless photo opportunities, The Original Tour is one of the finest way to see London and her landmarks. Sit back, relax and take in the sights, sounds and iconic views of the city, both ancient and modern.

One fantastic value 48-hour ticket offers a truly comprehensive sightseeing experience: on foot, by boat and on board a marvellous fleet of London’s famous red buses.

From historic sites and attractions, to some of the most famous views in the world, let The Original Tour take you where you want to go.
The hop-on-hop-off ticket covers all three tour routes, allowing you to mix and match.

Hop-on hop-off individual tickets can be redeemed on any date within six months of purchase - no restrictions! Great to organise well in advance ... it’s just one thing less to think about and do whilst you’re here.

They have a handy visitor centre and a couple of free walking tours start here every day – The Changing of the Guard Walk and The Rock ‘n’ Roll Walk. Their Jack the Ripper Walk starts on Tower Hill at the Tower of London.

CITY SIGHTSEEING BUS

With distinctive open top tour buses and friendly staff and accompanying guides, sightseeing has never been so much fun. The knowledgeable guides help you hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like on the route so that you don’t miss anything and you see the best sights and attractions that the town or city has to offer.

You can pre-book here (just click the image link) to save time on the day and the tour starts the moment you present your pre-booked ticket to the driver.
Quite an impressive list and very impressive conducted tours. Pre-book yours now by simply clicking on the imagelink here.

Here is a list of UK towns and cities that have the City Sightseeing tours:

Bath, Belfast, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Brighton, Bristol, Bute,
Cambridge, Cardiff, Chester, Colchester,
Eastbourne, Edinburgh,
Felixtowe,
Glasgow,
Heart of Warwickshire,
Inverness, Ipswich,
Liverpool, Llandudno, London,
Newcastle & Gateshead, Newport, Norwich,
Oban, Oxford,
Stratford upon Avon,
Windsor, Woodbridge
and York.

Quite an impressive list and very impressive conducted tours. Pre-book yours now by simply clicking on the image here.

Tickets and Money Saving Vouchers

You can pre-book your Theatre tickets to avoid the queues.

Choose one of the discount passes to see London’s attractions for free.

You can even book an ‘experience day’ before you get here. Drive a Ferrari, book it here. Fly an aeroplane... book it here.

DISCOUNT LONDON

Discount London’s website offer a wide range of London & UK "must see" sightseeing, attractions and entertainment including Theatre & dinner packages at Top West End shows at fantastic prices. Click on our image link below and go to their ‘Love London for Less’ website.

LONDON PASS

The London Pass is a sightseeing city card which has delighted and helped well over a million visitors since it started, helping them make the most of their London trip.  Free entry to over 55 top London attractions including the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Windsor Castle, the London Bridge Experience and a Thames River cruise. Skip the lines and queues when it’s busy and enjoy the free 120 page guidebook.  As an added bonus you can save on the price of a London Travelcard and get discounts in a lot of places.

  • British Music Experience
  • Cartoon Museum
  • Chelsea FC Stadium Tour
  • Churchill War Rooms
  • Design Museum London
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • HMS Belfast
  • Kensington Palace
  • Kew Gardens
  • London Bicycle Tour
  • London Motor Museum
  • London Transport Museum
  • London Zoo
  • Lord’s Cricket Ground Tours
  • National Gallery
  • National Maritime Museum
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • Royal Air Force Museum
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Tour and Exhibition
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral
  • Tate Modern London
  • Thames River Boat Cruise
  • Tower Bridge Exhibition
  • Tower of London
  • Twickenham World Rugby Museum & Stadium Tours
  • Wembley Stadium Tours
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
  • Wimbledon Tour Experience
  • Windsor Castle
  • Winston Churchill’s Britain at War Experience

THEATRE TICKETS DIRECT

Click on our image link, choose the show, play or musical, book and save not only money but time.

Theatre Tickets Direct provides customers with a combination of half price, and discounted theatre tickets for London Musicals and Plays as well as regular price tickets when discounts are not available.

They also offer show and meal packages and access to hotels and flight bookings.

They pride themselves in a large database of half price and discounted tickets that can be purchased securely online even months in advance. Ensure you can see the show you want by pre-booking to save time and money whilst you are here.

The site usefully offers a complete list of shows that are playing in the West End and also relevant information such as reviews, prices, timings, venue and theatre information, seating charts etc.
Well worth a visit !

BUY A GIFT

Buyagift is the leading online gift experience retailer, selling over 4,500 different gift ideas.

Some gifts are really not going to be for someone on vacation, but where else in the world can you do some of these activities ...... let me give you a few examples because it’s your vacation so just click on the image link, browse and take your choice.

  • 30 minute flight over Warwickshire and the Cotswolds area.
  • 30 minute vintage Tiger Moth flight
  • Helicopter flight over London
  • Aerobatic flight over Essex
  • Vintage De Havilland Dragon Rapide flights over London or Cambridge
  • “Dambusters” Tiger Moth flight
  • Supercar driving, Ferrari, Lamborghini, many other Marques
  • Single seaters including F1
  • Tank driving

So whether you fancy a helicopter ride over London, a flying lesson, a go in a hot air balloon, driving a supercar, being pampered, just choose.

If you change your mind, or the person you bought the gift for, changes their mind, BuyaGift even offer free exchanges on all their gifts.

Travel Insurance

WORLD NOMADS

World Nomads Travel Insurance covers residents of over 150 countries, with high levels of medical and evacuation cover, 24-hour emergency assistance and cover for a large range of adventure activities. WorldNomads.com policies can bought online 24/7, from anywhere in the world, even if you’re already travelling. As plans often change when abroad, you can also extend your policy and even claim online. Click our image link, enter your country of residence and away you go.


 


 
 

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