Best travel places to go this christmas season

Holidays are to enjoy and discover new destinations with family, friends, partners and why not alone.

Economy always thinks of you, that’s why we leave you a list of destinations and their main attractions that you definitely have to visit this Christmas.

Orlando

This destination is one of the favorite destinations of many, since it has a magical atmosphere that completely surrounds you. Orlando offers parks, parades, shows, and more.

You cannot miss the famous Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, where you will be able to enjoy all the famous Disney characters.

We advise you to stay near the parks so that you can fully enjoy all the shows. In addition, we recommend you rent a vehicle so that you can transport yourself comfortably.

If you want to know other attractions besides Disney click here 

Canada

Quebec in Canada is one of the most sought-after destinations to travel this Christmas season, its most representative symbols are its Festivals of Light, Santa Claus, and snow. 

They have the Santa Claus parade, which is one of the most anticipated traditions by all.

Nutcracker Christmas

The fantastic Casa Loma castle is one of the must-see places in Toronto, becoming the setting for Nutcracker Christmas. This fair will fascinate you with illusion shows, ice skating performances, and even the opportunity to take a selfie with Santa Claus.

Brazil

Brazil, besides having landscapes and beaches that attract thousands of tourists, has a friendly culture and an atmosphere full of joy.

You can enjoy the Natal Luz Festival that is celebrated in Gramado, in the State of Rio Grande do Sul. This Christmas party, which turns 31, has already become one of the most important Christmas festivals in the country as it celebrates Christmas for 60 days without rest.

Curitiba, a city in the south of the country, has a contest held annually in which residents whose houses have the most spectacular decorations, both externally and internally, are rewarded.

Costa Rica

If you are looking for a paradisiacal destination with beaches and mountains, Costa Rica is the perfect tourist destination to relax and enjoy its natural beauties.

You can find spectacular beaches throughout the country, we recommend visiting Manuel Antonio, Tamarindo, Flamingo, and Santa Teresa.

If you want to enjoy the immense flora and fauna, you can take the opportunity to visit Manuel Antonio National Park or Poás Volcano National Park.

Costa Rica also has volcanoes, mountains, and cloud forests that you can explore.

México

San Miguel de Allende in Mexico is a magical destination to visit during the Christmas season, due to its colonial architecture that captivates and enchants visitors.

Here you can enjoy the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel, the handicraft market, and places where you can buy souvenirs.

The viewpoint of San Miguel is ideal to get views of the entire region.

In the square, posadas are held, where there are tastings and Christmas movie performances, and when Christmas draws to a close, Christmas hits are performed in the central square.

Choose your favorite destination and contact us, remember that Economy has offices in these destinations to make you have the most enjoyable and delightful travels. 

Do not miss the opportunity!

5 tips for you to travel safely and calmly

Hurry Up it’s almost Christmas!

5 tips for you to travel safely and calmly

December, a month in which the Christmas airs overflow, everything is happiness, trips and gifts; However, the long lines and lack of preparation can make you have a bitter time; which is why we offer you 5 tips to book in advance and have your car ready on time.

1.Know the rental requirements: One of the requirements to rent a vehicle is to have a minimum age of 18 and a credit card to carry out your procedure, you can consult the additional requirements in our website

2 Make your reservation: This is essential, reserve your vehicle in advance in times of high tourist season, this way you can analyze the best offer, choose the type of vehicle you need, and make sure that when you arrive at the destination you already have your vehicle reserved. Remember that to reserve you have to visit our page , select the location, departure and arrival date, nationality and age.

  1. Choose the ideal vehicle: Each rental car company has different models of vehicles, so you can evaluate all the options, taking into account the number of passengers and the space necessary for your luggage. Choose wisely! Additional equipment: Remember to put aside your wifi, baby chair, booster and other items that you may need on your trip and have everything ready at the time of your reservation.

4.Early check In: To carry out the pre-registration you must log into your email, select the one with the name “Check in and Save Time” and follow these steps:

  • Confirm your personal information, driver license and address information, upon your arrival. 
  • In case you have your own insurance, add it’s information (this part is optional). 
  • At this point you’ll be checked in

¡You’re checked In! Please be sure to bring all the documentation  and that it matches the information you provided during the check in process.

  1. Travel safely: And now you are ready! Once your reservation is made you can travel safely and calmly and enjoy your trip without  any worries.

¡Enjoy your trip!

5 reasons why you should visit Milan

Milan is best known as the Italian fashion capital thanks to its iconic fashion houses, and the fashion festivals. But, it has so much more to offer: art, historic places and great food.

1. It’s full of art, everywhere 

You have the chance to discover the artistic side of Milan. The principal spot is the Duomo cathedral. The church, dedicated to St Mary of the Nativity, is representative of the Italian Gothic style. Or visit the various galleries dedicated to contemporary art and culture.

2. The Milan nightlife is amazing 

Yes, Milan nightlife is one of the most fashionable and trendy in the world. Milan nightlife has excellent music and theater performances all year round, art and cultural events held until late.

3. It’s less touristy than other famous Italian cities 

Of course, there are still crowded tourist hotspots, but most of the city still feels truly Italian. Milan is less touristy than Rome, Florence or Venice. 

4. The Food is unbelievable 

Signature Milanese dishes include saffron risotto (Risotto alla Milanese), breaded veal cutlet (Cotoletta alla Milanese) and the traditional Christmas loaf, panettone.

5. It’s Modern and efficient 

Milan is well served by and efficient Metro subway or underground rail system, buses and above ground trams. 

Bonus: It’s a great base for exploring the rest of northern Italy

You will be just a few hours away from Como, Turin, Parma and Lake Garda. Remember you can rent a car with us to drive around Italy. Get to know our office in Milan

The ultimate guide to visit Lisbon

Lisbon has a lot to offer your: from galleries and museums, great gastronomy and night life to charming neighbourhoods. The capital of Portugal is also extremely budget-friendly, making it easy to explore in depth. 

When visiting Lisbon

Portugal’s capital has 290 days of sunshine a year. However, the best time to visit Lisbon is either from March to May or September to October, because the weather is still warm and there are fewer crowds than in summer.

Language

The language spoken in Lisbon is Portuguese but English is widely spoken by all the people who work within the tourist industry. 

Transportation

The city has the Humberto Delgado Airport, which is located within the city. Lisbon also has a metro with 4 lines. 

Do you want to move freely through the city? Rent a car with us

Meet our office in Lisbon

What to visit in Lisbon

We present our selection of places that you can’t miss out:

1. Lisbon’s historic neighbourhoods

Some of the coolest neighbourhoods to visit when in Lisbon are: Alfama, Baixa and Rossio and Bairro Alto.

2. Praça do Comércio

The Praça do Comércio opens out on the Tejo Estuary, and is surrounded on three sides by yellow Pombaline architecture, with the decorative Arco da Rua Augusta as the focal point of the plaza.

3. The Cathedral of Lisbon

The Cathedral was built in the second half of the 12th century, holding the title of the oldest church in the Portuguese Capital. 

4. National Pantheon 

This is one of the most emblematic buildings in Lisbon and the last residence for many important historical figures of Portugal. 

5. Torre de Belém 

The Belém Tower was built in the 16th century as a fort to protect the coast from foreign attacks, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

In Lisbon Economy Rent a Car offers the best vehicles at excellent prices, make your reservation through our website or calling at (754) 312-2938.

How to spend one day in Auckland

Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and most diverse city. Here you have our recommendations if you have just one day to visit Auckland before grab a car and head out to the incredible natural spots that are around the city. 

1. Visit the Sky Tower 

This tower is more than 300 metres high. Offering you stunning views, along with great restaurants, a gift shop and an opportunity to push your limits by walking the outside of the viewing platforms, or by jumping off from 192 metres above Auckland’s CBD!

2. Visit Auckland Museum

Discover the history and culture of New Zealand through this memorial to those who sacrificed their lives in wartime. Inside, both contemporary and traditional exhibitions delve deep into the nation’s culture and heritage.

3. Head to the Art Galleries

New Zealand’s best collection of art includes a wide range of traditional Maori artwork as well as more contemporary styles. There are a variety of art galleries located along Parnell Road, they’re either free or a gold coin donation to get in.

4. Walk around Mission Bay 

You wouldn’t realise that you’re that short from the centre of New Zealand’s biggest city. Mission Bay is a beautiful waterfront suburb with stunning views.

5. Check out the View from Mount Eden

This is a great spot to end your one day tour in Auckland, specially at sunset on clear days. Mount Eden is a relatively easy volcano to get to and climb in Auckland. Climb to the top and enjoy amazing views of the whole of Auckland. 

What others spots do you recommend to visit in one day tour in Auckland? Comment below in the comments sections. 

 

 

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