Dreaming of the perfect, luxury weekend getaway? Maybe it’s a special occasion and you are looking to spend some extra money, or maybe you’re just ready for a relaxing weekend away. Whatever the reason, there are some beautiful destinations with exclusive hotels and top-of-the-line restaurants just waiting. And what better way to top off the perfect weekend than by driving a prestige vehicle from one of our suppliers? Car rental companies offer luxury vehicles from select locations across the world. Here are a few ways to create a memorable weekend away.
Shop for some of the top brand names in London
For a bit of luxury shopping, London is the perfect destination. Along the exclusive Bond Street, you’ll find brand names such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Jimmy Choo and more. Another important stop on your itinerary should be Harrods, a seven-floor shopping centre with all the best fashion, homewares and gifts. It is also worth taking a walk through the upmarket suburb of Mayfair if it is exclusive shopping you are after.
Drive: Travel through London in style. With a rental car you can also easily travel to suburbs across the city. Consider hiring a BMW i8 to travel in the ultimate luxury.
Stay: The grand St Pancras Renaissance Hotel is like a page taken right out of Harry Potter with it’s beautiful Victorian exterior. The hotel’s signature suites will definitely leave a lasting impression.
Eat: Fancy dinner at a Michelin star restaurant? Stop in at Sketch, and dine in the elaborate Lecture Room & Library. This is definitely an occasion to dress up.
Escape the city for some relaxation in the Blue Mountains
Get away from the hustle and bustle of Sydney for the weekend, and take your luxury hire car into the beautiful Blue Mountains. A treat for the senses, there are hundreds of restaurants and beautiful accommodation options here. Visit some of the unique shops in Leura, or just take in the scenic panoramic views.
Drive: A Porsche Cayman through the magnificent Blue Mountains. You can pick up your luxury rental car in Sydney, and then make the short journey west to the mountains.
Stay: Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, Leura. The hotel has unrivalled views of the mountains, as well as a luxurious spa on site.
Eat: Enjoy High Tea at the historic Hydro Majestic, at a table overlooking the scenic Megalong Valley.
See the lights of Broadway
When it comes to living in luxury, New York is the place to go. Choose your favourite Broadway show and enjoy a performance at one of the beautiful theatres. During the day, you also might like to take a helicopter ride over the city to see the incredible views of the towering buildings and huge Central Park.
Drive: When people think of taking a US road trip they always imagine a luxury car. Why not make it a mini road trip and hire a Chevrolet Corvette from New York City.
Stay: Anyone planning a trip to New York would be familiar with the extravagant Plaza Hotel on the edge of Central Park. Enjoy a luxury stay in one of the perfectly decorated suites.
Eat: New York City is no stranger to Michelin star restaurants. With some of the best chefs around the world calling the city home, you will have plenty of options. Try a meal at Le Bernardin, a luxurious seafood restaurant in the city.
Experience the ultimate luxury in one of the world’s top national parks
Not many people leave Fiordland National Park off their itinerary while planning a holiday to New Zealand, and for good reason. The best way to see the mighty Milford Sound is with a luxury cruise along the fjord, with a scenic flight to see the sights from above.
Drive: Pick up a Hybrid Lexus ES300h from Queenstown and enjoy one of the world’s top-rated drives.
Stay: Book a room at the five star Fiordland Lodge in Te Anau. The Executive Suite offers unparalleled views of the incredible surrounds.
Eat: With a restaurant on site at the Fiordland Lodge, you’ll have even more time to relax and enjoy the views.
Explore the luxurious cities of French-speaking Quebec
If you’re a fan of golfing, Quebec City is the perfect luxury weekend getaway. Play a round at La Tempête Golf Club, an exclusive course with spectacular scenery. You’ll also have plenty of sights to explore in Quebec City itself.
Drive: Take a Mercedes E400 for a drive through Quebec and enjoy the extra comfort.
Stay: Spend the night in the heart of Old Quebec City in the grand Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. This famous hotel has become an iconic sight of the city.
Eat: For the best in French cuisine, visit Le Saint Amour in Quebec City to enjoy a meal in a romantic setting.