Britain: Helpful Travel Links

Tourist Boards

Visit Britain is the official Tourist Board for Britain based in Australia. There are details on upcoming events, attractions, activities and even a large image library to show you your destinations. A "before you go" page is quite helpful, with info ranging from visa requirements, weather, health, opening hours to even power requirements for your favourite hairdryer or electric razor! An essentials website for the first timer or well-seasoned traveller.

Visit North West is the Tourist Board of North West Britain. You will find information on maps, how to get around using your hire vehicle and what to see and do whilst you are visiting this region.

Visit Manchester is a destination unlike any other. You love music? Manchester is for you. Food fanatic? This is your kind of city. Looking for shopping, restaurants, bars, clubs, museums, galleries, canals, or historic houses and mansions? Then look no further. Make Manchester UK, your next destination and you will be spoilt for choice, check out this website and discover for yourself.

Visit Wales is the official Wales Tourist Board site. With the wealth of experiences packed into Wales, it's difficult to pull out any one item to put into an itinerary. This website gives you some suggestions which will be a good starting point. Pick some highlights to fit into your own holiday plans.

Guides, Itineraries & Visas

UK Guide is a one stop guide for visitors to the United Kingdom.

Smart Traveller has information regarding travel warnings for specific countries, general advice for Australian travellers and travel bulletins.

Visa Link contains all information regarding visa needs including holiday visas and working visas.

Currency Conversion in four quick steps.

Accommodation

The Circle helps travellers book accommodation with ease. Browse through the property listings which include hotels, BnBs and Inns throughout the UK. The booking form is located on the website for you convenience.

Motorhome, Caravan Parks & Camp Sites

In order to assist travellers in having an unforgettable motorhome holiday, DriveAway have provided a series of links to Holiday Parks in the UK. Enquiries for all listed Holiday Parks can be made directly via the links below.

Transport

Transport for London has all important information on the London Congestion Charge, tube timetables, parking zones, low emissions zones, penalties and more.

P&O Ferries can assist you in booking your next ferry between Britain and Ireland. Use the link to book online between your desired destinations.

Stena Line is one of the world's largest ferry companies. Choose between five routes between Ireland and Britain and three routes between Britain and Europe. Online, you'll find routes & destinations, online bookings and timetables.

Irish Ferries allows you to travel between Ireland and Britain on the most modern fleet on the Irish Sea. Timetables, online bookings and special offers are available on their website.

Fuel Prices

The AA lists overseas fuel prices. The best website to find the difference between petrol and diesel in UK and Europe. It is also a handy website when it comes to maps and driving itineraries & distances.

Via Michelin is a handy website for overseas fuel prices, maps, driving itineraries & distances. A comprehensive route planner is built into the site also.

More Locations:

The websites above will help you plan your self drive holiday, with helpful information and hints for the prepared traveller. Just click on your destination and follow the links. Note: As these websites are from overseas providers, any rates that may be found on them are not applicable. Please contact DriveAway for the best deals.