Self-Drive Planning Resources

DriveAway takes pride in our ability to offer you a fantastic array of travel advice and assistance. Our resources section provides you with essential information and helpful hints which will make your holiday carefree, fun and most of all, hassle free!

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out all of our FAQs and learn more about our car rental products and procedures, as well as common queries about travelling overseas.

Helpful Links

Want to learn more about the destinations you’re travelling to? Our Helpful Travel Links include all of the destination information you could possibly need to plan the perfect holiday!


Our Infographics are packed full of helpful tips and information for planning your next self-drive holiday.

Car Rental Assistance Guide

Find all the information required about your rental by using our comprehensive guide to the procedures involved with International car rental. It includes a description of key terms that are applicable to your Car Rental as well as information and commonly asked questions about DriveAway Car Rental policies.

Car Rental Glossary

DriveAway have put together a glossary to assist with car rental terminology.

International Driving Permit

International Driving Permits are now required for many countries through Europe, DriveAway has all of the information you need to know about International Driving Permits as well as the applicable countries.

Winter Driving

If you're travelling in winter, read through our driving in winter guide to ensure you have a safe trip.

Child Safety Seats & Restraints

For more information about child safety seats & restraints and how to keep your child safe when renting a vehicle, click here.

Car Hire Hints & Tips

Advice to help you decide if a Car Rental or Leasing Self Drive Holiday is for you, click here to visit our Hints & Tips page.

Driving Distances & Self Drive Tips

DriveAway has put together a list of useful information about driving in individual countries, including popular driving distances, driving rules and regulations, information on road signs plus much more.

Travel Stories

If you need inspiration for your next self-drive holiday, DriveAway has collected some travel articles we have been featured in to assist you. The choices are endless and so is the road.

Travel Visa Information

Need more information on travelling visas? With Visalink you can apply for a visa, or simply find out more information in visa requirements when traveling throughout the world!