Driving In Europe
Driving abroad brings about a freedom not experienced through public transport, but each country will have its own rules which, as a foreigner, you’ll need to know about. We’ve gathered all the information needed to make your road trip to Europe run smoothly.
Driving in the UK with EU license
Want to drive in the UK but have a non-UK licence? The rules can be confusing – but our handy guide should give you all the information you need.
Equipment you should take when driving in Europe
If you are planning a road trip to Europe there are some essential items you must have to stay on the right side of the law.
International Driving Permit (IDP): Do I need one?
An International Driving Permit (IDP) is required in order to drive in some countries: Car hire firms and police may check you have one.
Compulsory equipment when driving in Europe
When driving on the continent there is certain equipment you need to have or risk an on the spot fine.
Pre-Euro trip checks
Before you go on a road trip to mainland Europe, make sure you complete these essential checks.
Crossing the Channel with a car: A guide
If you're heading to Europe with the car in summer, you may not be aware of some of the choices you have when it comes to crossing the Channel.
Road trip essentials for a family
Planning a family road trip? Our useful packing list should help ensure you and the kids have everything needed for a fun, safe and relaxing holiday.
Driving to a ski resort
When you are planning to drive to a ski resort, you need to know when and why to use cold weather tyres and snow chains.
European touring tips
If you are planning to go on tour in your vehicle around Europe, be sure to familiarise yourself with local rules.
Tips before taking your car abroad
Many people will be planning to take their car to Europe this summer, but there are a number of things you need to remember.
Renting a car in Europe? Here are 8 things you need to know...
Planning to rent a car on mainland Europe? These eight useful tips will make your trip cheaper and less hassle.