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Most drivers planning UK staycations

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The vast majority of British motorists are planning summer staycations, despite the easing of international travel restrictions, claims new research. According to the study by Autoglass, the UK’s leading vehicle glass repair and replacement company, four in five (85%) drivers will be heading out to explore homegrown attractions. This is a …

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Road trips: everything you need to know

Hyundai Tucson

The typical road trip lasts just under four hours, covers 150 miles and includes 41 songs to sing-along to, according to a new study by Esso. More than a third of the of 2,000 adults questioned believe one of the most important aspects of a road trip is who they’re …

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Eight of the best post-lockdown road trips

With UK road trips now possible and staycations on the agenda for the coming months, we’ve got together with Lexus to recommend some spectacular driving routes to enjoy this summer.From Land’s End to John O’Groats, via sweeping bays, soaring cliffs and rolling fells, there are great roads to enjoy. To …

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Top Tips to get your Car Road Trip Ready

With foreign travel still seeming like a distant hope, more of us than ever will be preparing for road trips around the UK this summer. And the first hints of better weather and the whiff of longer days are allowing us to dare to dream up plans for where we …

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Parents getting driven round the bend

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Nearly half of parents admit they find car journeys stressful – with kids’ habits and squabbling siblings adding 29 hours to journeys ever year. A study of 2,000 mums and dads found a quarter get annoyed by kids kicking the backseat, and more than a third get stressed by their …

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UK’s favourite road trips revealed

BMW X2

Nearly half (45%) of drivers are planning to go on a road trip this year, according to research conducted by the AA. A further 23% of motorists aren’t road tripping this year, but say they’d like to go on a driving holiday.    Here are some of the best road trips …

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How to create the perfect road trip

Road trip - Turo survey

The perfect road trip involves a sing-a-long in the car, a detour down a country road, a bag of crisps – and the dulcet tones of national treasures Stephen Fry and Sir David Attenborough. A study of 2,000 drivers has revealed the key components required to create the perfect road …

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Best and worst celebrity road trip companions

Ed Sheeran

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has topped a poll as favourite choice for a travel buddy, with journalist Piers Morgan at the other end of the scale. Budget Car Rental UK conducted an independent, European-wide survey to discover who we would most like to travel with on a long car journey and …

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Attenborough named perfect celeb road trip partner

Blue Planet 2 presenter Sir David Attenborough - BBC

TV legend Sir David Attenborough is the celebrity most Brits would like to take on a road trip. Nearly one in 10 people questioned chose the 91-year-old presenter of the BBC’s Blue Planet II, just ahead of Geordie cheeky chappies Ant and Dec. The UK’s largest independent tech retailer, Ebuyer, …

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Top 10 essentials when hiring a car

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Thinking of booking a winter getaway? Here’s how to save money and avoid getting ripped off on your next trip We’ve teamed up with TravelSupermarket, the travel comparison site, to produce a 10-point checklist to consider when hiring a car. 1. The best deal isn’t necessarily the cheapest… Don’t just …

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