If you have a problem on the road
24/7 roadside assistance provides help to the driver in the event of an accident, breakdown or puncture on the road. This optional coverage generally includes the vehicle, driver and passengers. It also includes breakdown assistance or towing of the damaged vehicle.
Drive safely and efficiently, while respecting the traffic signs and regulations. Maintain your concentration at the wheel and adapt your speed to road conditions.
Caution and foresight
Drivers who adopt defensive driving strategies must assess the risks, anticipate dangerous situations and adapt their driving to their environment.
4x4 off-road: easy hire
Hire a 4×4 to explore otherwise inaccessible areas in a conventional car. When you drive your off-roader, take into account the type of transmission, fuel or gearbox. Make sure you hire from Getaround and benefit from a personalised service and tailor-made assistance.
Planning a holiday road-trip
Find destinations for your next road-trip by checking travel guides, blogs or specialist websites.
When choosing your hire car for your road-trip, take into account your comfort, your budget and, above all, your itinerary.
When you drive in a new country, you must respect its traffic rules.
When you draw up a checklist for a road trip, don’t forget to add the documents, equipment and tools you will need.
Memorable destinations on four wheels
Considered to be the road-trip country par excellence, the United States abounds in grandiose landscapes. If you want to explore New Zealand off-road, you can contemplate majestic fjords.
U.S. Route 66 in the United States
The Himalayan route in India
Machu Picchu in Peru
The dunes of Sossusvlei, Namibia
Portugal's Atlantic coast
The Volcano Route, New Zealand
Awareness of the dangers of off-road driving
Driving a 4×4 involves considerable dangers for passengers, the driver, the environment and other road users. That’s why you need to be aware of the various dangers on the road.
Best parking techniques
Herringbone parking makes it easier for cars to get out and saves space. It is often used in wide streets and car parks.
This manoeuvre optimises the space available and simplifies parking. To get it right, you need to get used to the handling and dimensions of your car.