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Self-drive vacations and road trips

Freedom to explore a country at your own speed, driving through shifting landscapes with the windows down, is a soul-stirring and flexible way to travel.

We create our tailor-made road trips using a well of personal experience. Our specialists have road-tested routes in our destinations around the world and will recommend the best places for a road trip, where the roads are good and there's scenery to match. We'll also give you driving tips for the country you'll be visiting, and organize your vacation to run like clockwork from the point you pick up your car at the airport right until when you drop it off again.

Speak to one of our Concierge specialists
Audley Travel Specialist Elizabeth

Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Concierge specialists at 1-617-223-4521

Our recommended road trip destinations

Our specialists can help you plan your road trip, individually focusing on your tastes and interests, to the destinations below.

Our recommended road trip itinerary ideas

Our itinerary ideas will give you a starting point for what your trip could entail. Treat them just as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you and there are many more options available.

Our expert guides to choosing your road trip vacation

Penned by our specialists from their own travels, these guides aim to inspire you with suggestions of where to spend your vacation. Giving tips for what to experience and recommendations for where to stay, we share our ideas for the best destinations to consider.

Why pick a self-drive road trip?

What are the benefits of a self-drive road trip? From greater comfort and privacy to freedom and flexibility, we list the reasons why a self-drive road trip is a great idea.

Road trip inspiration on our blog

Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Exploring South Africa's Garden Route

Natural wonders await discovery along South Africa's Garden Route. But is it best to explore its peaceful countryside or its wild coastline?

Footsteps Across The Delta Mokoro Trip

Guided safari versus self-drive safari

Should you take to four wheels on your own or explore with a guide? Here's how to choose the right African safari for you.

Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

A photography self-drive through Patagonia

Cyril Deretz traveled with us to Argentina, Brazil and Chile at the beginning of the year and captured these stunning photos in Torres del Paine National Park. Below he describes three of his favorites (the largest photos) and why he took them.

Desert, Oman

An Arabian Adventure (on four wheels)

Two of our North Africa and Arabia specialists went in search of Oman's more secluded treasures on a recent trip.