It takes a little bit of work but you really can find an affordable one-way car rental–you simply have to get creative and approach the process from different angles. Spend a little extra time and energy upfront and you’ll spend less money in the long run. Here are my top three tips for saving big on a one-way car rental:
I’ve been using the Google Maps app on my smartphone and I love it. As a solo traveler, using a GPS is incredibly handy since I can’t drive and look at a road map at the same time. However, the Google Maps’ promise that you’ll “never carry a paper map again” isn’t exactly foolproof.
View Larger Map I’ve got 3 days to get from Sacramento, California to Seattle, Washington during my West Coast road trip this summer, and it turns out that this particular leg of the trip is providing the biggest planning challenge. Why? Too many choices.
I started this year with no idea how my travel plans were going to go. I was suffering from a serious case of the wanderlusts but I had no idea where to begin.
It’s a nine-hour ride, but going from London to Glasgow by bus really isn’t all that bad.
No matter how often I travel, I still get it. The nervous indecision. The clammy palms. The tightness in the chest. Shortness of breath. Feeling overwhelmed. And yes, as I prepare to leave for Scotland in a few weeks it’s here in full force: the pre-travel jitters. I only know of one cure for the pre-travel jitters: information, and lots… [Keep reading...]
Editor’s Note: Weekend Wanderlust for One is a series where I give my favorite bloggers a $500 budget and ask them to plan a weekend getaway less than 4 hours away from their hometowns that lasts 3 days and 2 nights for 1 traveler. The blogger who answers the challenge this month? Gray Cargill of Solo Friendly.