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15th of March
Have you ever been traveling with one of those people that refuses to ask for directions even though it is quite obvious they are lost? It can be a very frustrating experience for everyone involved. The best way to avoid this problem on a car rental holiday is to purchase the GPS navigation unit for the trip. They will only cost around 5 Euros per day, but they will save you a bundle in arguments and gas money.
One of the coolest features of the GPS units is that they have a lot of special interest points already programmed into them. All you will need to do is determine the place you want to see, push a few buttons and follow the vocal directions to the tourist attraction. There is no need for paper maps or even a navigator when you have the help of a GPS navigation unit. It will be the best way to travel around a city you are not familiar with.
Many of the optional extras that the rental car companies try and sell you are not worth it. Of course you need to evaluate the possibility of needing a luggage rack and snow chains, but you will most likely not need these things. The GPS is the only optional extra that you should take every time. Unless you are going on a car rental holiday in a place that you know very well, you should purchase the GPS so that you will never be lost.
If you are someone that regularly gets lost, the GPS will actually save you money. If you are driving all over the place looking for something, you will waste gas and time. You might even waste so much gas that the price of the GPS would have been offset. If you want to drive around and know where you are going and know what you are doing, the GPS unit is a must. You will literally be lost without one.