There are plenty of options when travelling to Dorset. There is a good road network in Dorset making it easy to travel to your holiday location by car. Even if you travel to your holiday by public transport such as train, air, ferry etc you may want to hire a car to get the most of your holiday in Dorset.
Hiring a car in Dorset is pretty easy and there are plenty of car hire companies who can help. It may be cheaper and more convenient to hire a car on the internet, allowing you to shop around and get the best price.
Also you don't need to buy hire car excess insurance, also known as collision damage waiver insurance, from the car hire company as this can be a very expensive way of getting cover. Alternatives to this are taking out a car hire excess insurance policy separately. This, in many cases, will be cheaper and may offer better cover.
Travelling by train to Dorset
You may find it more convenient, depending on where in Dorset your holiday is based, to travel on days out via train. It can also be a good option for travelling to and from your holiday location. To get the best prices on rail tickets in Dorset its worth checking to see if its cheaper to buy online.
Dorset Coach Travel
Travelling to Dorset by coach is one of the cheaper ways to arrive at your destination. There are a number of coach companies offering competitive prices for coach travel. Coach operators range from well known companies like National Express to discount operators such as Megabus.
Modern coaches are very comfortable, so why not start your holiday by relaxing on a comfortable coach to your holiday destination in Dorset and leave any traffic problems and stress to the driver.
Other Travel Resources
If you are located outside of the UK and are looking to travel to and from the UK by ferry or Aircraft then shopping around to get the best prices on UK Flights and UK Ferries can help save you money on your holiday in Dorset.
To get the most from your Dorset holiday we recommend looking at some of the books about Dorset.
If you plan to drive to Dorset using your own vehicle and you live a distance away. You may want to think about taking out breakdown cover as it can be pretty expensive to get your car recovered on a long journey. Not to mention the inconvenience of spoiling your holiday if you should unfortunately break down on your way to Dorset. Sometimes your travel insurance will cover it and its always worth checking that your car insurance doesn't run out while during your Dorset holiday.