20 Jun
Hiring a car

Tips for hiring cars abroad

Spending hours in a car hire queue at the airport only to be forced to pay surplus amounts of money on insurance and other ‘extras’, is one part of our holiday we don’t look forward to. Whilst there is little we can do to make car hire abroad completely headache-free, there are several strategies to help eliminate some of the agony…


13 Mar
Cote d’Azur, Nice

The Cote d’Azur on a budget: Can it be done? 

The sun-kissed lands of the Cote d’Azur are blessed with a glamorous coastline of golden beaches lapped by the warm Mediterranean and chic coastal cities, backed by carpets of olive groves, vineyards and picturesque hilltop villages. It’s not difficult to understand why the French Riviera has long attracted the rich, famous and discerning travellers wanting to experience the glamour, glitz and unrivalled beauty of the Cote d’Azur. Exuding such sophisticated allure, the Cote d’Azur is not exactly a low-cost European destination. But can France’s most exclusive region be done on a budget? Vintage Travel explores…