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What are the major attractions in Kobe?

If your trip to Kobe is all organized but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.

Stop by Shin-Kobe Trail. It's one attraction you'll find on most visitors' must-do lists. If you still have space on your travel schedule, Kanteibyo and Ikuta Shrine will keep you occupied, too.

What are the best road trip destinations near Kobe?

We know you can't wait to take your new ride for a spin. How about heading out on a day trip to Himeji? Just 34 miles away, roll down your windows and enjoy the wind in your hair on the drive there. Itatehyozu Shrine ought to be toward the top of your list here. Kokubunji Temple and Tokushoji Temple are also not to be missed. Don't skip Ako either! Just 47 miles away, Myodoji Temple, Ako Kaihin Park and Ako City Museum of History are non-negotiable stops here.

Where are the best beaches near Kobe?

One of the advantages of renting a car while you're staying in Kobe is that you'll be able to see some of the area's amazing beaches whether it's rainy or sunny. So, grab your sunscreen (or your umbrella) and get ready to head to one of these great options:

  • Omae Beach Park (8 miles away).
  • Okura Kaigan (11 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Kobe?

Rental cars are a popular option for professionals who travel a lot. If your time in Kobe is predominately for business purposes, you should know where the best business and convention centers are located. Here are just a few of the top ones:

  • Kobe Convention Center (2 miles away).
  • Kobe International Exhibition Hall (2 miles away).
  • Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center (16 miles away).

How can I get a cheap car rental in Kobe?

Avoid paying through the nose for a rental car by following these tips:

  • A car can take you anywhere you want to go — so can the web. Compare the best deals from the top companies in town in just a couple of clicks;
  • Check your inbox for our Price Drop Alert. We'll keep you in the know about all the hot deals cruising around your next vacation destination;
  • Check both airport and non-airport pickup office locations to ensure you're receiving the absolute best offer in town;
  • If you're not fussed about which day of the week you collect the keys to your car and your travel plans are flexible, experiment with days and dates to find the hottest deal;
  • No one likes getting charged a late fee. Avoid having to pay for another full day by making sure your pickup and drop-off times are similar;
  • Sometimes car rental companies offer discounts if you pay as soon as you book, so make sure you keep a lookout for these penny-pinching offers;
  • Make your booking as soon as your vacation dates are set. The early bird gets the worm!

What kind of rental car should I get for Kobe?

Sure, you can do Kobe without a rental vehicle. But with so much to do here, having one would make your trip more fun and convenient. If you're planning to get out of the city and on the open road, choose a rental car with a bit of power. A full-size or mid-size SUV will take you to the surrounding tablelands in comfort. Prefer to spend most of your getaway in town? A mini or compact car is the way to go. Driving around busy streets and squeezing into tight parking lots will be a piece of cake in one of these.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Kobe?

For some of us, owning a high-end vehicle is little more than a lofty dream. But renting your dream ride is far more achievable than you might think! Imagine the thrill of cruising into town in a high-end sports car, even if it's only for a little while. Or maybe all you're looking for is a set of wheels to bring you from A to B. Extravagant or economical? Whatever you decide, there's a rental car to suit you in Kobe.

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