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Hiring and Driving a Car in Europe

Hiring a car anywhere abroad should be a relatively easy and transparent process, but very often it is not and is something that can cost you dear when you get home. The array of insurances and confusing conditions can make it virtually impossible to make an...

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City Breaks – the AA Roadwatch guide

Here in Ireland we may be marooned on an island, but it’s never been easier – nor cheaper – to jet off for a fun-filled city break in one of the dozens of fascinating destinations on our doorstep. And now that winter is (mostly) behind...

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Top tips for a European cycling holiday

AA Roadwatch asks Mike McKillen of the Cyclist.ie, the Irish Cycling Advocacy Network, for some advice for anyone considering taking to the saddle on the continent....

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Avoiding a Medical Emergency Abroad

There are plenty of steps travellers can take in advance of a trip away, which can minimise financial costs and the inevitable stress that comes with a medical emergency abroad. We’ve listed below some incredibly simple steps to take ensuring everyone has a safe and...

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AA Roadwatch’s European phrasebook

There’s nothing quite like the freedom of a driving holiday. Whether you’re taking your own car on the ferry or hiring one when you get there, driving in Europe is always an adventure. The continent has a huge variety of driving routes, from scenic mountain...

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European Christmas Markets – AA Roadwatch

The most wonderful time of year is fast approaching, and with it the traditional Christmas markets that fill entire cities across Europe with the warm scents of mulled wine and hot chocolate....

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Win a €300 Car Hire Voucher From Hertz

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED. Hertz are giving two lucky people the chance to win a 3 day weekend car hire voucher for anywhere in Europe, each worth €300....