What type of Driver are you?

20 Aug 2014 by Matthew Fransioli     
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How do you drive? The Driver Quiz

Have you wondered what type of driver you are? There is now a test for you can find out if you are a grandma driver or a race car driver. If you click on the link below you will be able to take the test.

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Have you ever wondered what type of driver you are? Just click take the test below then you will find out what type of driver you really are. This test might also help you know what kind of car you want to rent the next time you stop by Sixt.

 

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Sixt Creates Music Video

14 Aug 2014 by Matthew Fransioli     

Sixt rent a car is known for its clever provocative and humorous advertisements and as of 14th of August 2014 there is another great campaign to be added to its collection. The campaign launched in Germany with the famous German Schlager Music star Roberto Blanco.

The title in German is “Ein bisschen Spar`n muss sein”  which translates to “You have to save a little“. You will be able to see the video here

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Driving Laws and Regulations in Europe

13 Aug 2014 by Ishbel     

Drive Europe: Need to Know | 2. Driving Laws in Europe

Welcome back to the Sixt rent a car blog! We hope that you enjoyed the first in our series Drive Europe: Need to Know last week, and found it useful.

Sixt car hire Europe driving regulationsThis week we are looking at the differences in laws for driving in Europe. A European road trip is a great adventure, but understanding the different European traffic regulations and driving legal requirements can be tricky to grasp and even slip your mind that you should be aware of these as you are preparing for your trip and crossing borders.

Below is our quick look summary and driving checklist for the key driving and road regulations and legal requirements for driving in France, Spain, Italy and more. If you are travelling to specific countries then we recommend that you check out their road rules in more detail. The Sixt Driving Tips pages take an in depth look at the driving regulations for each country in Europe (and beyond!), plus gives some helpful recommendations and additional tips for your journey. We also have a quick fact, interactive summary Sixt Driving Laws Map which provides traffic regulation and driving law highlights. And don’t forget that in Sixt’s Top European Driving Apps blog last week we reviewed the European Union’s GoingAbroad app which provides all the information on European driving regulations handily on your mobile for when you need it.

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Top Driving Apps for Europe

6 Aug 2014 by Ishbel     

Drive Europe: Need to Know | 1. Top Driving Apps

Sixtblog.co.uk is bringing a new series of blogs to you – Drive Europe: Need to Know. Each week we will feature a new topic on fun, safe and easy driving in Europe and provide information and tips to ensure that you enjoy your driving holiday abroad, whether it be in your car or one of Sixt’s rental cars. We want to write about what you want to know about, so if you have a topic that you would like to see then why not suggest it in the comment’s box below and let us do your research for you!

This week we are looking at the top driving applications. There are thousands of apps out there to help you travel around Europe and we have waded through these to shortlist the best apps to support your successful driving holiday. We’ve looked at usability, functionality, convenience, price and just sheer prettiness to bring to you the must have apps for your European driving experience. We have tried to focus on apps with minimal online data usage requirements and that can run in the background so that you can enjoy your European travel with flexibility and peace of mind. If you do want to be able to stay connected whilst driving without using your mobile data then check out our new Connected Car Service when hiring a car from Sixt in Germany – Sixt Germany is now offering wifi enabled BMWs for rent so that you can surf the web free of charge whilst on the move.

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French Day Trips in a Car!

1 Aug 2014 by Matthew Fransioli     

Enjoy our 20% discount on car rentals in all French destinations, for a limited time only, with Sixt!

In celebration of the current offer we have at Sixt, we at Sixt have decided to lend a helping hand in determining what to do once you’ve acquired this great deal. There are some fantastic cities in France, however to assert that a visit to France would only be advantageous because of its cosmopolitan areas, is to discredit some of the countries authentic charm that lies in the peripheries of these great cities. So, get your garlic and baguettes ready, and enjoy our compilation of the best respite stops and day trips when in needs of a break from the hustle and bustle of the bigger cities.

The superb ‘burbs of Paris; Chateux de Versailles et Loire Valley

 French Wine

We’ll start our trip off with bang; Paris, the nation’s capital and one of the highlight of western Europe. Although there are countless things to do and see in the French capital, some of the surrounding towns and cities can be just as satisfying and alluring. For wine lovers, drive down to Loire Valley. There, you may frequent the famous chateaux’s littering the area and wine taste to your heart’s content. The area is often referred to as The Garden of France due to the high concentration of vineyards and fields growing a variety of deliciously fresh fruit and vegetables which are hugging the banks of the river.

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Looking for Rental Sales Agents in London, Scotland, Sheffield and Luton

30 Jul 2014 by Matthew Fransioli     

Do you want to work in the Fast Lane?

Sixt Rent a Car always has job openings in the UK and always looking for high qualified people to help Sixt grow. One of the most common job openings we have at the moment is Rental Sales Agents.

If you are a people person and like helping customers then this is the position for you. We are looking for rental agents in the following cities London, Scotland, Sheffield, Luton and Gatwick Airport.

Rental Sales Agent in the United Kingdom

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Sixt presents the best lighthouses in Europe

25 Jul 2014 by Nicholas Parry     
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In their original form, lighthouses were intended to emit light as a navigational tool for sailors and pilots to arrive inland safely. Although this practise is still used; I think we can all agree that the main motivation for a casual observer to visit a lighthouse is because they’re quite pretty, really. Come night; where they illuminate the sea, or day; to marvel at the structural brilliance, here are some of the best lighthouses in Europe.

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Maiden’s Tower Istanbul, Turkey | Flickr user: Evgeni Zotov

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New Look at Belgrade Airport

25 Jul 2014 by Matthew Fransioli     
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Sixt rent a car moves and gets a makeover at Belgrade International Airport.  Sixt has moved into the central area of the international arrival hall making it even easier to get a rental car once you land.

Check out the new look of our rental counter below.

Sixt Belgrade Airport location

Sixt now has the largest car rental counter at Belgrade Airport. There will be very short waiting times when you rent a car from Sixt in Belgrade.

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At London Gatwick Airport New Advertisement from Sixt

23 Jul 2014 by Matthew Fransioli     

Sixt Car Hire has a new advertisement in the UK, when you visit London Gatwick Airport  you will be able to see Sixt on the Airport Buggies. 

London Gatwick Airport Trolley

Sixt wants to make sure that you get to where you need to go faster. That is why Sixt has sponsored the buggies at London Gatwick Airport, where you will be able to get a quick ride to your gate inside the airport. You will be able to see Sixt on 48 buggies in the South and North terminals at Gatwick Airport. This represents our speedy rental service within the UK. You will be able to get a car hire quickly from the rental counter and once you do get a car it will have some horse power to get you to your destination in no time.

On the buggies it states, “Fancy a boost? …. we like going fast too!”

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Sixt Spain Guide | The most spectacular cathedrals

21 Jul 2014 by Nicholas Parry     
Filed under: Car Hire in Spain     

To believe that you have to be religious to appreciate cathedrals and religious architecture, is to miss out on some of the oldest and most spectacular buildings in the most historic cities in Europe and around the world. And there is nowhere better to begin this architectural appreciation than in Spain; the country that brought Catholicism to Europe by Saint James the Great, the patron saint of Spain, over 2000 years ago shortly after the crucifixion of Christ. Anyway, enough of a history lesson; let’s look at some pretty buildings.

Visit Seville Cathedral in your Spain Car Hire

Seville Cathedral | Flickr user: perseverando

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