If your trip to Portland is all locked in but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.
Plan a stop at Fawthrop Lagoon. It's one attraction you'll usually find on most travelers' to-do lists. Nuns Beach and Powerhouse Motor & Car Museum are also a stone's throw away and worth a detour.
If you're looking for day-trip inspiration from Portland, you certainly won't come up short! Port Fairy, just 34 miles away, offers some fantastic sights that'll keep you occupied. Stop by Eclectic Designs Glass Blowing Studio and Port Fairy History Centre to start learning the story of the region. Then finish off your trip with a visit to Go Surf School.
Beaches are excellent places to launch a kite. If it's a windy day, why not usher the kids into the car and take a trip to Bridgewater Bay Beach? It's 7 miles from Portland and is a lovely place for some family fun.
Here are our top tips on how to hop behind the wheel of a rental car with some savings in your pocket:
No other mode of transportation can give you freedom and convenience like your own wheels. Whatever the reason for your travels to Portland, CarRentals.com has an impressive range of vehicles to drive away in. Spending a weekend in the city with your significant other? Make things even cozier by renting a compact car or a mini. A pleasure to drive and a piece of cake to park, you'll love sitting alongside each other in one of these nifty rides. A full-size SUV is ideal for families with youngsters. There's enough space for everyone and you can go where you want, whenever you want. If you're traveling for work, a premium car will take you from the boardroom to your hotel in serious style.
For some of us, owning a luxury vehicle is little more than a lofty dream. But renting the car of your dreams is certainly within your grasp! Experience the thrill of cruising into town in a snazzy sports car, even if it's only for a day or two. Or maybe all you're looking for is a budget ride to bring you from point A to point B. Flashy or frugal? Either way, there's a rental car to suit you in Portland.