About Belfast City Airport
Belfast City Airport is also known as George Best Belfast City Airport and was first opened as a commercial airport in 1938. A new terminal opened up in June 2001 and in 2005 there were just over 2,200,000 passengers through the terminal and now there are over 2.5 million every year. The airport has lots of flights going to many destinations mainly in Great Britain and Ireland. The airport is located on the South shore of Belfast Lough near the A2 and is within a few minutes drive of Belfast city centre.
Things to do in Belfast
Drive to Belfast Castle, first built in the late 12th century by the Normans and steeped in history. It is located next to one of the highest points in Belfast, Cave hill and if you hike up there you can see wonderful panoramic views over the city and the surrounding areas. Visit Titanic Belfast which has lots of exhibitions and learn about one of the most famous ships in the world that was built in the city. To learn more about Irish history go to Ulster museum which has lots of exhibits displaying Irish artefacts and treasure from the Spanish armada. Go to the Crumlin Road Gaol which dates back to 1845, an old prison which closed down in 1996 and take a guided tour to learn about its fascinating past. If you are a film buff you should check out Queens Film Theatre which shows mainly independent and European films. Also worth checking out at the end of a long day is Belfast’s Cathedral quarter where you will find many nice restaurants and great bars.
The World Travel Awards™ are considered to be the Oscars of the tourism industry
- Distinguished as the
- World’s Leading Business Car Rental Company and the
- World’s Leading Luxury Chauffeur Service
- Celebratory awards ceremony in Doha/Qatar
Munich, December 4, 2013 – Sixt, Germany’s largest rental car company and one of Europe’s leading mobility service providers, has been honored with two World Travel Awards. The company received awards as the World’s Leading Business Car Rental Company and the World’s Leading Luxury Chauffeur Service. Sixt was presented with the awards at a ceremonial gala event in Doha.
Since 1993, the World Travel Awards have been conferred to companies to honour outstanding achievement. The award, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, is considered to be one of the most prestigious accolades in the travel and tourism industry. It honors the best company products and services at the national, regional, and international levels. The World Travel Awards ceremony is held each year at a gala event in front of an audience made up of decision makers and leading personalities from the tourism industry as well as the trade and consumer press.
“The World Awards are considered the Oscars of the tourism industry. To be awarded not one, but two of the distinctions is an immense honor for us. The awards represent a major incentive for us to continue to drive our course of international expansion and new services, such as Sixt Limousine Service.”
Sixt has received multiple World Travel Awards in recent years for its outstanding services and products in various categories.
Messe Motor Show 2013 – When and Where?
30th Nov 2013 – 08th Dec 2013
MESSE ESSEN GmbH
Germany – 45131 Essen
Are you a real petrol head? Do you have a passion for classic cars? Germany’s biggest motor show will soon be opening up to exhibit some of the most exciting new cars, parts and accessories of 2013. The Essen Motor Show is for drivers and collectors with a real passion for modern and classic cars. If you want to be at the cutting edge of the latest technology, you’ll want to book tickets now. The Essen Motor Show opens on Saturday 30th November and continues until Sunday 8th December so book now to get your tickets before they sell out!
Enjoy the first moments of the Essen Motor Show 2013
Grand Opening of Sixt Grenoble Airport Car Hire Branch on 14th December
Sixt never stop expanding and is very proud to announce the opening of a new branch at Grenoble airport on the 14th December.
We kindly invite you to have a look on our website www.sixt.co.uk or call us on 0844 248 66 20 and enjoy great deals on car rentals for your winter holidays.
We offer a wide range of vehicles – from a Vauxhall Astra to the new BMW 5 Touring or even a real prestige car. Several options are available online and at the counter such as winter tyres, snow chains, ski racks and child seats: your security and your comfort are a priority for us.
Start your travel at Madrid airport
Spain lies in the southwest of the European continent, separated from France by the Pyrenees mountain range. It is the second largest country in western Europe, behind France. Arriving at Madrid airport, you are centrally placed to access all of Spain.
Understanding Spanish driving basics
There are a few essentials that every driver should know about driving in Spain. Every car must carry a warning triangle and high visibility vest, which should be worn if you have to exit the car by the road. You also need to carry your driving licence, proof of insurance and the vehicle’s ownership document. Drivers who wear glasses or contact lenses also need to carry a spare pair. In Spain you drive on the right and go anti-clockwise round roundabouts. Seat belts are compulsory for all occupants.
What to do when you are bored
Sometimes you feel like you are working 24/7 and you are longing for a week of vacation. But what to do when the vacations is finally there? Playing board games and watching TV is no alternative for someone who wants more from life. Having this tiny bit of extra money in your pocket can bring you one of the nicest holidays you could ever experience. How about a roundtrip? Phoenix and Jamaica in one week! Living in London, Heathrow Airport is the best way to start your adventure! Take a flight to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and let the fun begin.
How to get there
London Heathrow Airport
TW6 1AP Hounslow
- Phone no. +44-844-5760239
- Fax +44-1246-506129
- Mo. – Su. 06:00 – 23:00
- Bank Holiday 06:00 – 23:00
Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland, a popular tourist destination with lots of attractions for everyone.
Below is a list of the top 5 places to visit during your stay in Belfast.
This museum has lots of interesting information, Irish artifacts, a national history section and treasure from the Spanish Armada. A great day out for people of all ages and free admission makes this a must see attraction in Belfast.
Built in the same shipyard and by the same people who built the Titanic, the SS Nomadic was used to transport people to the famous ship. Also used during World War 1 and 2 to transport many famous people, it became a floating restaurant in Paris and is the only surviving ship made by the White Star Line. Saved by the people of Belfast and now refurbished you can find out all about this boats incredible history.
Save 30% on Your Car Hire – Limited Availablity!
Thinking of having a little winter break in Geneva so that you can have a fantastic skiing adventure? Sixt are offering you the chance for you to have a 30% discount on your car rental in Geneva over the Christmas period.
Sixt has 3 branches located in Geneva including 1 at Geneva airport making your trip easier and giving you more benefits by saving you time and money.
Here we give you a guide to the top 5 ski resorts near Geneva.
Read more: Top Ski Resorts Near Geneva – Save 30% on Your Car Hire Too!!
If you are heading to Edinburgh for a road trip and in need of a car rental then look no further than Sixt.
Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and has lots of attractions that are well worth seeing. You will be grateful to have a car rental from Sixt to help get you around this magnificent city and see all the sights that you desire.
Read more: Top 5 Places to Visit in Edinburgh
Check out the new BMW I3
Produced by a company who maintain the utmost confidence in their reputation, the BMW I3 is a car described by its manufacturers as the ‘future of personal transport’. The first of hopefully many to come in BMW’s i-range, this car breaks boundaries in terms of its imaginative design and technological advancements. This is one of the first electric cars on the market and truly is a car of tomorrow.