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Driving is one of the best ways to see a country as it allows for complete flexibility - you can go where you like, stop where you like and ultimately explore at your own pace.
The USA is one of our favourite self-drive destinations, and more precisely California. Driving through the state - ideally in a convertible - is one of the very best ways to see the coast, desert, national parks and the cities all on one trip. Highway 1 along the coast is one the world's best drives and Los Angeles is the home of the freeway.
We can arrange a car for you and your family and put together a fantastic self-drive itinerary, allowing you to pick up your car in one location and drop it off in another. We will arrange all of your accommodation and provide you with clear information and maps to ensure you have the very best driving adventure.
Suggested itineraries for Self-Drive Holidays
Highlights of Namibia
Nights: 15 | from £4,830
This is a suggested self drive itinerary and a perfect introduction to Namibia, taking all in the key highlights including Etosha National Park, Damaraland, Swakopmund and Sossusvlei.
Summer Ski & Self drive
Nights: 11 | from £3,270
Strap on your skies in Valle Nevado before heading off on a self-drive adventure to Bariloche, passing lakes, volcanoes and national parks along the way.
Highlights of Yellowstone & Grand Teton
Nights: 10 | from £5,175
Absorb mesmerising scenery and look out for wildlife as you explore two of America’s most dramatic National Parks on this invigorating self-drive tour of America’s Wild West
The Fall Colours of New England
Nights: 11 | from £3,290
This eleven-day itinerary guides you to the best views of New England foliage with some suggestions for quieter places that take you off the beaten path.
Honky Tonks & Rock 'n' Roll Discovery
Nights: 14 | from £2,895
A self-drive tour that is perfect for music-aficionados, revelling in the rhythms and musical heritage of the Deep South that encompasses jazz, country, R&B, gospel and rock’n’roll
Nights: 9 | from £1,380
Tasmania is a land apart – a place of wild and beautiful landscapes, friendly and welcoming people and world-class food and wine. Experience the best of each on our 10 day suggested self-drive through Australia’s smallest state.
Highlights of California
Nights: 9 | from £2,195
One of the world’s classic road trips, driving the iconic Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco to Los Angeles, stopping at well-known Californian hot spots along the way.
Highlights of New Zealand
Nights: 12 | from £4,295
An action-packed itinerary spanning the entire country, from the Bay of Islands in the north to Marlborough Sound in the south, with plenty of thermal activity and adventure in between.
Highlights of the South West
Nights: 11 | from £5,350
A self-drive tour of America’s South West that contrasts the spectacular natural beauty of Sedona, the Grand Canyon and Zion, culminating at the neon oasis in the desert that is Las Vegas
Unwinding the Great Ocean Road
Nights: 7 | from £995
Australia’s classic road trip passes legendary surf breaks, lush rainforest and the mighty rock stacks of the Twelve Apostles – but the Great Ocean Road is just the centrepiece of a self-drive adventure linking the cosmopolitan cities of Adelaide and Melbourne, wildlife haven Kangaroo Island and southern Oz’s finest wineries.
Highlights of the Rockies
Nights: 8 | from £2,090
Immerse yourself in the majestic beauty and history of the Canadian Rockies by day, staying in picturesque mountain resorts by night during this self-drive adventure.
Highlights of Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island
Nights: 13 | from £2,175
This itinerary packs a punch and allows you to explore the mighty Maritimes under your own steam.
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