Driving in Europe
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ABOVE: The relatively compact but roomy
Peugeot Partner is popular with families, couples, and students traveling
together. It's available through the
Peugeot Open Europe "Buy Back" program.
Car Rentals: When to Rent, When to Lease
Use the comparison chart in this article to help determine whether you should
consider a traditional car rental or a short-term lease.
Do you need liability insurance in Europe? Should you pay extra for a Collision
Damage Waiver, or can you rely on your credit card's free coverage? This Europe
for Visitors article has the answers.
Car or Train?
Should you tour Europe on four wheels or ride the rails? Use this quiz and
related resources to make a wise decision.
International Driving Permit europeforvisitors.com
The IDP is an official document that certifies the validity of your home
driver's license in 150 countries. (But beware of so-called "International
Driver's License" scams.)
Europe by Van and Motorhome
Relive the '60s in a VW van or cruise the Continent in a land yacht.
Erick Bredesen's Moto Europa is a guidebook for car, van,
motorhome, and motorcycle travelers. The Web version of the book is geared toward
U.S. drivers, but other non-Europeans will also find it helpful.
International Road Signs and Conventions
The interface may be more confusing than a Parisian roundabout, but be
patient--and scroll down for links to pages on traffic signs.
Discover Europe by Car
The European Travel Commission offers advice on traveling by car in
Which Side of the Road Do They
Brian Lucas describes his informative and entertaining article
as "an attempt to list which side of the road people drive on around the world,
and to find some reasons why." (Wikipedia's
left-hand traffic page also covers this topic in detail.)
This company has more than 30 years of experience in conducting European tours
on BMW motorcycles.
Driving links by country
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