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Archived Posts from “Transportation”

Holiday Parking At Edinburgh Airport

11

April

Going on holiday is a stressful enough time without having to worry too much about how to get to the airport and where to park your vehicle if you are driving. Indeed, a great number of people fail to even consider this before the leave and end up paying a great deal of money to the airport in order to park their vehicle; however this is not the only option that is available to you when it comes to parking your car.

There are numerous places that offer Edinburgh airport parking however there are some things that you will want to keep in mind before you settle on a location. For example, how far way is it from the actual terminal building itself? Just about all of the car parks that are a few miles away from the airport itself will have a shuttle service of some sort however is this on demand or is there only one every half an hour say? Half and hour can be a long time if you are desperate to get to your check-in desk on time so it is best to suss all of this out before hand. Also, what is their security situation like?

You will be leaving your vehicle for a week or even longer so you will want to know if it is going to be safe and secure in the car park that you are leaving it in. Check the company out first on the internet to see what kind of security they offer; most will have guards and CCTV but it is always best to choose the ones that offer a great deal of security at night as well although once you have all of this figured out then you can leave for your holiday safe in the knowledge that your vehicle is secure.


RV-A Home on wheels

06

March

An RV or recreational vehicle is a vehicle that is used as temporary living quarters when the passengers are engaging in recreational travel such as a vacation, a weekend of camping or a long tour. The RV is basically a vehicle that has many of the appliances, features and rooms that would be present in an ordinary home, although limited by the vehicle size. Depending on the owner’s preferences and financial abilities, an RV can have any or all the conveniences of a modern home. Common RV equipment and amenities include beds, satellite TV, computers, cooking equipment, bathrooms, refrigerator, and heating and air conditioning systems. RV equipment and appliances that require electricity can be powered by electric power that is available at RV parks – places where RV owners can stay in the middle of their travels for a rent. Batteries, generators and solar power may be used to power the RV equipment and appliances while travelling.

An RV can either be motorized and drivable, or one that can be towed by another vehicle such as a pick-up truck. They may either be bought or rented according to the RV user’s lifestyle and needs. Families and tourists use RV’s when they go sightseeing and camping. Other RV users include mobile lifestyle enthusiasts, hunters and retirees. An RV saves the passengers, the expenses and bother of having to find and rent hotels when travelling, and allows them to cook their own food. It also gives users the conveniences of home while travelling.