Self-Driving Holidays

Self-drive holidays can open up a destination in a whole new way, and when you book with Lightfoot Travel you won’t have to pore over maps before you go. Our Travel Designers can arrange a detailed itinerary, including the best route, off-road accommodation and interesting stop-offs. For peace of mind we also provide GPS systems and a 24-hour emergency contact.

Take a spin through the West Coast of California, from the steep streets of San Francisco to the verdant wine country of the Napa Valley, glamping in Yosemite National Park and cruising scenic Highway 1 from the Big Sur to Santa Barbara and LA.

Europe offers the Amalfi Coast and its stunning seaside towns and cliff-hugging villas. Switzerland’s soaring alps, charming ski villages and picturesque countryside also provide views to remember.

The 119-kilometre stretch of road from Te Anau to Milford Sound takes you through dense rainforest to the heart of New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park. Cruise the majestic, inky waters and waterfalls and make friends with the dolphins.

Neighbouring Australia is famed for its coastal stretches of roads, including Victoria’s Great Ocean Road, which boasts the 12 Apostles rock formation. Food and wine lovers will relish exploring the wineries, providores and top restaurants of Western Australia’s Margaret River and South Australia’s Barossa and Adelaide Hills. All of which are – of course – are accompanied by fantastic accommodation so that you get to fully enjoy the local offerings.

Why book a driving holiday with Lightfoot Travel?


On a self-driving holiday with Lightfoot Travel, we create your itinerary, help plan your route, arrange accommodation and even recommend the best pit stops. We also provide maps, GPS systems as well as 24 hour contact for peace of mind.


Our Travel Designers spend the year crossing the globe learning about the countries they specialise in. Having a deep rooted knowledge of our destinations and by getting to know you, we are able to craft and perfectly tune your holiday.


When booking with Lightfoot, you only need one single point of contact saving you a lot of your precious time and peace of mind during your holiday. All you have to do is concentrate on the experience and let us worry about the rest.

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