When you go on vacation, I understand the concept of wanting to relax and not worry about a thing- and that’s okay. However depending on where you are travelling too, and what kind of vacation this is- you might want to explore the place and by doing so that might require driving. It’s up to you whether you want to be the driver or you want to hire someone to do that for you. Public transportation is also an option but that tends to be more stressful than doing it yourself. If buying a used car were something you had considered than checking out used cars in golden near me would be a good option too!
The pro’s to renting your own vehicle is self-explanatory. You can go at your own pace. Sometimes there are places that you might want to spend two hours to 10 hours at. Having your own rental car gives you the flexibility to stay at that place for as long as you would like. Having a car also allows you to go pick up groceries and you will not have to worry about grabbing a cab or walking back with a handful of bags. Although you would have to pay for gas, which is an extra expense- you have to way out the pro’s and cons and see if it will be worth it. Take into consideration if you would have to pay for a cab and just how much shuttles will cost too! Another pro is listening to the type of music you want. In a shuttle, it can be noisy depending on how many people are riding in the same shuttle as you. With renting you own vehicle, you can have the music as loud as you want or you can have peace and quiet too!
Why worry about driving when you can hire someone to do the driving for you! The pros to taking a shuttle or tour wherever you want to go is that you don’t have to worry about driving in a foreign place and you can let a local who knows the area do it for you. Sometimes taking a tour or hiring a shuttle driver is great because you can take in all the sights and not have to worry about keeping your concentration on the road. You paid to travel to this place, why worry about driving when you can focus on getting your camera ready to capture the moment.
One way to compromise is book a tour to the places you want to go. Along with getting a ride there, you will also get educated on the place- depending on the tour you booked. If you are on an island and want to do an island tour at your own pace, why not rent a vehicle for that particular day and explore on your own. It’s all about what suits you and your families needs. Both are good options depending on your budget. If you want to rent a car while on vacation but you don’t want to break the bank- look into Turo. You rent out other peoples cars.