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Self-drive holidays

Break away from the crowds and unleash your sense of adventure with the freedom and flexibility of your own vehicle.


Break away from the crowds and unleash your sense of adventure with the freedom of your own transportation. Discover secluded beauty spots, stop at villages far from the tourist trail, and take your time meandering through winding canyons or beside crystalline fjords: a hire car will give you unrivalled access to corners of Latin America other visitors seldom reach.

These holidays suit those of an independent spirit, who like to travel at their own pace, getting beneath the surface of a destination by exploring it in depth. Meanwhile with the reassurance of expert planning, reservations at carefully-selected hotels, and our support whenever you need it, you can be sure of a smooth journey underpinned by sound organisation and insider knowledge.

Our holidays

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Austral Road

Self-drive Chile: Off the beaten track

14 days from £2970pp

self drive in lake district

Self-drive Chile: Vineyards, lake district and Patagonia

18 days from £4448pp

Self-drive eastern Cuba

Self-drive eastern Cuba: Havana to the Sierra Maestra

14 days from £1552pp

Costa Rica car hire

Self-drive Costa Rica: Coast to coast adventures

14 days from £2015pp

Things to do

Self-Drive in the Lake District

Self-drive in the Chilean lake district

Vintage Uruguay - a short ferry ride away

Explore Uruguay by hire car


Vineyards of the Andes

Vineyards of the Andes self-drive

Self-Drive on the Austral Road

Self-drive on the Austral Road

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