Europe has a great train network, but sometimes you don’t want to have to rely on a train schedule to get you where you need to be. For those times, a car rental may be just what you are looking for. So are you ready rent a car in Europe? Great! Here are 10 things you must know before getting behind the wheel:
1 – Learn Local Signage
If you’re going to be doing any amount of driving, it never hurts to learn what the road signs are going to mean. Some things will be the same, for example red means stop, yellow means caution, and green is go. A call to your travel agent should get the information you’re after.
2 – Car Rental Insurance
You might think your home auto insurance will cover you in Europe, but chances are, it’s not going to. The most common way to get insurance is through the car rental supplier, however your credit card company may offer that service to you. If that’s the case, call them well before your departure and have them send whatever documentation is required so you can take it with you. [Read more…]