Across the UK festival-goers suffer the same issues. Cancelled trains , late buses , bad weather slowing down public transport and just the general carnage of thousands of people descending on one location all at the same time. However these misfortunes can potentially be changed with the help of a One Week Intensive Driving Course!
What Is A One Week Intensive Driving Course?
In order to better understand travelling tips , its best to break down the small things first. A One Week Intensive Driving course is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. It comprises of a week of consecutive lessons which can last up to ten hours with several breaks.
Benefits Of driving To A Festival
- Cost can be greatly reduced if you are travelling with a group of friends. In order to spread the cost you and your friends can divide the fuel cost up equally and overall this should work out cheaper than having to all buy individual bus or train tickets
- Driving to and from a festival gives you and your friends to travel where you want, when you want. No standing in the pouring rain waiting for a bus in the mud , no walking for miles through the city centre to find the train station. Just simple motoring.
- Driving to a festival can be an experience in itself. Its more than likely that a lot of other people have the same idea and you’ll find yourself meeting a lot of people in the car parking at the festival
- Travelling in a car also means you can be bring a lot more things with you. Whether it be food , tents or beverages you’ll find having a car being extremely useful.
Tips For Driving At The Festival
- Ensure that your car is well prepped and ready to go before leaving for the festival. You can do this with a few basic checks. Check tyre tread , washer fluid levels , engine oil levels and tyre pressure.
- A good tip is to plan out your journey and where you will stop before you undertake it. If you know the journey will take a few hours why not decide what town or service station to stop it before leaving?
- Leave plenty of time before your journey to ensure you aren’t finding yourself pressured to get there on time.
- Make sure you know who is coming with you and what they’re bringing.
- Make sure you know where you parked your car. This is possibly one of the most important tips we can give you. If you car is parked in a field with thousands of other cars chances are its not going to be easy to find it. Our advice would be to take photos of your surroundings after parking and attaching small ribbons or items to the car so you can recognise it as yours.
- Getting plenty of sleep before the festival really is important. Getting a good nights sleep will prepare you for journey ahead and ensure you have plenty of energy for driving.