There is a saying that "once
you get Florida sand in your shoes, you will
Well, up to a point.
If you can't find a rental car
to get around in, the sand in your shoes will be just
plain irritating. We can make sure you do want
to return. Just go to our car
rental in Florida page and we'll cool the sand
between your toes, from there.
Florida . . . aaah! The very name
conjures up images of flourishing palm trees, warm,
steamy waters. White sandy beaches are spread
miles after miles . . . after miles after miles,
and far too many miles to even dream of walking. So,
use our booking form and book a car, now, before
you have to traipse all over Florida looking for one!
Once the wheels are organised, sun
worshippers can bask from first light till sundown,
shop-a-holics can splash out to their hearts' content
in vast shopping malls and factory outlet
stores. There are sophisticated cities and secluded
islands, stylish seaside towns and subtropical
hideaways . . . and guess what? You can't get
to any of it without a car!
So jump in the rented automobile, and head off to
Orlando to experience the magic of Disney.
Car, Florida, sun, money, Mickey Mouse, and you have
all the ingredients for one of the best holidays
you have ever spent.
The name Florida
comes from the landing at present day St Augustine
by Juan Ponce de Leˇn, in 1513, on the Easter
festival the Spaniards celebrate as "Pascua de
Florida", or 'festival of the flowers'. He was
looking for the "Fountain of Youth", which he
could'nt find, probably because he didn't have
a hire car. This may also explain his early demise;
his presence wasn't particularly rosy for the
local Indians and, in 1521, he was pursued by
a lot of very angry ones, with no way to outrun
Orange County was originally
called Mosquito County. The name was changed in
1845 when Florida became a State. The mosquitoes
The Sahara Desert and Florida
straddle the same latitude. Ill found humour had
been known to arise when this fact is mentioned
in impolite society.
65,000 gallons of water are released
and recycled every six minutes in Universal Studios.
The same ill found humour is prompted by this
Legally, Walt Disney World has
the status of a self-governing municipality. It
builds and maintains its own roads, runs its own
power supply and operates its own security force.
Just a "mickey mouse" little burg, really!