Carols and Karts for a VroomVroomVroom Christmas!

Christmas is all about having fun and we at VroomVroomVroom exactly know what kind of fun we want. Food…music…and SPEED! The Vroom and Hiccup Manila team were lucky to celebrate the holiday season with our big boss Mike Boyd and his lovely wife Claire.

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After a satisfying lunch and gift giving, some of the Vroomies showed off their talent including Jaime Hing III (PHP Developer) who did his own rendition of John Mayer’s “My Body is a Wonderland” and Lifehouse’s “Hanging by a Moment”.

The girls also showed off their angelic voices by singing Christmas carols. Regz Blanco, Justine Dinampo, Rizza Florentino, Catherine Chiong and Kaizer Roeger did an impressive choral performance which got everyone singing along.

Since VroomVroomVroom is known for their fast car rental booking system, we decided to take the speed challenge. Not at work though, but on a real race circuit. The Vroomies and Hiccupers went to a go kart racing circuit in Makati to test our speed.

Guess who won the VroomVroomVroom Go Kart Racing Christmas? First place went to Mr. Mike Boyd (CEO and Managing Director) while SEO Associates Jorem Nuevo and Jep Barroga snatched 2nd and 3rd place. Congrats to all of the winners! Let’s do this again next year?

 

Mic Florendo is a Content Writer and Car Rental Expert for VroomVroomVroom. She is certain that she could win the next kart race, if only a teammate would stop hitting her kart!

VroomVroomVroom’s Top 10 Funniest Christmas Car Commercials

‘Tis the season to be jolly and we at VroomVroomVroom have found a way to fill your day with laughter. We have compiled an all-new Top 10 list of the most adorable and funniest Christmas car commercials. Check them out below:

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Santa Claus decided to take a long break drowning himself with a milkshake because he knows he can still be on time delivering the gifts with his sports car.

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Hobbiton is in New Zealand

Generating popularity before a movie’s release date can be a key factor in its success. It can be assumed this is difficult if it’s a low budget, independent movie filmed in New Zealand. Not the case when the Director is Sir Peter Jackson and the movie is the last installment of The Hobbit Trilogy! Following on from the success of The Lord of the Rings, the Hobbit Trilogy is nearing the release of its final movie, The Hobbit – The Battle of the Five Armies. With the amount of momentum growing daily with anticipation of its release, this movie is being estimated to gross over $1 billion.

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A human female poses with the welcome sign to the Hobbits’ hometown.

Battle of the Five Armies is predicted to be another blockbuster using the same successful formula of the previous movies:  Read more

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The long awaited Hobbit sequel, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is coming to screens near you and with the reputation of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, we can be sure to expect something great. One question that came to mind for us in the office lead to our search for the perfect car for the pint-sized people of Middle Earth. Have you ever wondered what kind of car a hobbit would drive? Or an elf, dwarf, or wizard even? As leaders in car rental rate comparison, VroomVroomVroom pride ourselves on helping customers find the right fit in car and price for them so lets see how we do with the people of the Middle Earth.

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The Hobbit

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Top 3 Cars Given as a Gift by a Celebrity

Santa Claus brings plenty of gifts to people around the world. Our VroomVroomVroom customers sometimes share cool stories with us on Facebook and Twitter about their dream cars, and about rental cars they wish they could keep driving year-round! Sometimes, the jolly ol’ elf gets a little help from famous celebrities. Here are our Top 3 Christmas Cars (Received as Gifts From a Celebrity)!

Dwayne Johnson, Fast and Furious

Dwayne Johnson, Fast and Furious

You’ve probably seen “The Rock” in great movies like “Fast & Furious 6” and “G.I. Joe: Retaliation”, as well as in the wrestling ring last April at “Wrestlemania 29”, but did you know that before Dwayne Johnson ever acted or wrestled, his family struggled to make ends meet? Now that he’s rich and famous, he does a lot of good things with his wealth. He and his wife have donated millions to the University of Miami (where they met), and they also created The Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation, a charity for terminally ill kids! But one of the most special things Dwayne has done was on Christmas 2012, when he posted this photo to Facebook: Read more

Top 5 Australian Road Trip Must Haves

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Uluru, Australia

Road trips are a must-do in Australia!

If you live in Australia, or if you’re visiting for business or pleasure, traveling to the Red Centre to witness breathtaking views, stunning sunsets and of course Uluru is one of the incredible drives you should take! Then head south to Adelaide to visit award-winning vineyards, or drive all the way to visit Perth on the West coast and explore unique beach towns. On the other hand, the East Coast offers Gold Coast scenic roads that will take you along the beach or near the mountains. The Great Ocean Road between Melbourne and Adelaide is another road trip you should definitely do while driving your car rental or campervan in Australia. You will be able to stop at many landmarks during your journey, or just enjoy whatever you want to see, with the freedom that you enjoy when driving yourself! Read more

Hiccup smoothes out car hire bumps for VroomVroomVroom customers

VroomVroomVroom customers in Australia now have the opportunity to purchase rental vehicle excess insurance from Hiccup Insurance, making the process of booking your car hire even easier.

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Hiccup Rental Vehicle Excess Insurance

Hiccup Insurance have partnered with leading global insurance company, Allianz Global Assistance, to provide Vroom’s customers with peace of mind when renting a car.

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Top 10 Classic American Muscle Cars

We’re in love with cool cars at VroomVroomVroom, and we aren’t ashamed to admit it!

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1970 Pontiac GTO

We may not be able to compare rental car rates for many of the classic autos of the past, although there are some classic car rental businesses in several metropolitan cities. But we will always share a smile when we see a true classic cruising down the road.

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Feel the Holiday Spirit with Christmas Movie Cars

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Home Alone, 1990

When we talk about Christmas vehicles, the first thing that comes into mind is Santa Claus’ reindeer-powered sled but there is more to that. Holiday movies have portrayed different cars that make us realise that there are a few non-sleigh vehicles that can represent Christmas just the same. VroomVroomVroom compiled 7 of the memorable cars we saw in Christmas-themed movies.

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