Self Drive Holidays

With the freedom to 'go-as-you-please' exploring stunning scenery, the flexibility to take part in any number of optional activities and excursions, and with a wonderful mix of accommodation choices, a self drive trip really does tick all the boxes. Whether exploring the dramatic landscapes of Iceland and New Zealand, the breathtaking Norwegian Fjords, the sparkling coastline of West Sweden or the vastness of Australia or Canada, you can be sure of a spectacular holiday for couples, friends and family alike.


A self drive holiday offers the freedom to travel at your own pace and explore both out of the way sights and popular attractions. You can choose a fly drive holiday straight ‘off the peg’ or you can let our team of expert travel advisors create a tailor-made holiday especially for you.

Each of our Iceland fly-drive holidays has been carefully researched and planned to include the places that we know visitors will enjoy and range from 4-16 nights. Whether you choose a short break which focuses on the waterfalls and glaciers of the south shore, explore the rugged interior (summer only) by 4WD or drive 1200 km around the island’s scenic route 1. And if you can’t find the itinerary that is right for you, we’ll be happy to tailor make a holiday to your exact specifications.

Our collection of fly drive holidays in New Zealand includes classic touring routes throughout both islands, special interest itineraries to suit nature and wine enthusiasts as well as adventurous 4x4 self drive holidays. Accommodation is based on three classifications – budget, tourist and superior and is included throughout so that you can spend each day exploring as you wish with the comfort of knowing where you will stay each night. This is especially recommended during peak season (November-March).

If our featured itineraries do not meet your requirements we can create a tailor made fly drive holiday for you. You can mix and match accommodation from hotels and motels to boutique properties and New Zealand lodges and also choose from a wide range of rental vehicles including compact, mid-range and luxury cars, 4x4 vehicles or fully-equipped motorhomes.

You would need a lot of time to tackle the whole of Australia on a self-drive holiday due to the vast distances involved - this is a very big country! However, with careful planning and practical use of other forms of transport such as planes and trains, a fly drive holiday is one of most enjoyable ways to explore Australia. Mix and match our selection of regional itineraries to make longer holiday or let us create a tailor-made holiday exclusively to your interests and timescale.

Over this summer or early autumn, book a Norwegian self-drive itinerary and experience the majesty of the stunning fjords combined with picturesque countryside and fall in love with this delightful destination. If the coastline isn't dramatic enough for you, then why not take a ride on the Flamsbana, the world's most scenic railway which will be sure to keep your camera busy! 

A Sweden self-drive holiday is our newest offering under this holiday type. Choose between exploring the sparkling coastline of West Sweden or the pretty villages and hamlets of the southern province of Skane, two very different regions with a selection of very attractive itineraries.

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As destination specialists we pride ourselves on our ability to tailor-make any holiday to suit you. If you would like us to adapt or create an itinerary to your personal requirements then contact us today.

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Around Iceland
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Circle Iceland on this superb self drive holiday.

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Explore Iceland's volcanic wonders on this exclusive self drive.

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Discover Alaska's mountains, wildlife, glaciers and marine wonders on this self drive.

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Self drive around Sweden's picturesque and historic south.

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Around Spitsbergen
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Join an adventure cruise around this high Arctic island.

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Pacific Coast Experience
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Take the ultimate self-drive adventure along Canada's west coast.

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