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How to Get Around on Holiday Without a Car

How to Get Around on Holiday Without a Car

There are many ways to sightsee on your holiday. If you fly to your destination and decide not to rent a vehicle, there are still many ways you can get around without a car. The following are a few good ideas to help you get started.

Take a Bus or Train

Holiday Without a Car - Bus

Depending on where you go on holiday, there could be several public transportation options for you. For example, when you holiday in a big city. There are often trains and buses that can get you where you need to go. If you go on holiday to New York City, for example, it’s actually more difficult to drive than take public transportation. 

Instead of renting a car, taking the subway can help you reach any destination in the city for much less than taking a taxi. It should be noted, however, that these public transportation systems can be difficult to navigate. If you have a navigation app on your phone, you can find bus and train schedules easily.

Ride a Bike

Hire a bike in Utrecht, The Netherlands

Another way you can get around on holiday is by riding a bike. Many cities across the world have bikes that you can rent out to explore and see different sights. Cities like London, Paris and many state capitals in the US have these bikes available in various locations. If you want a way to explore the city while staying active, you can see it by bike. It should be noted that your range is far more limited on a bike, and you also have your own athletic abilities to consider. 

If you can find them, it may be helpful to consider renting an e-bike. These electric bikes have a motor that can help pedal the bike when you get tired, and help you go much more quickly. You should be mindful of your speed when riding an e-bike so you don’t lose control.


Holiday Without a Car - Rideshare

One of the more recent advances in transportation is rideshare companies. These are apps that you can download on your phone, which essentially allow you to taxi back and forth from any area in a much more secure and convenient way. With these programs, all you need to do is open your app and request a ride from wherever you are to wherever you’d like to go. After that, you’ll get a notification when a car is there to pick you up. These options have become increasingly popular because of their convenience, and your ability to get almost everywhere. 

However, it can be slightly more expensive than the other two options, so keep that in mind. When you’re carrying your bags, and other bulky items, it may be better to do so this way.

If you’re going on holiday, you may not have the option of bringing your car with you. If you don’t have a car, it can be more difficult to get around and see the place’s sights. To get around on holiday without a car, consider these other options instead.

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