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    I’m 19 and am looking to go away on my own in the summer, a family member has an apartment in Spain, I’m too young to rent a Spanish car to the apartment but I was wondering if I would be able to drive my UK car from the UK to Spain? I have had a full driving license for a year.
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    I think you can. My dad rented the largest type of vans to go Germany to do stuff. And he had German licence but i don't know if how long you had your licence for affects if you can...Ask the company?
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    (Original post by Sunflowez)
    I’m 19 and am looking to go away on my own in the summer, a family member has an apartment in Spain, I’m too young to rent a Spanish car to the apartment but I was wondering if I would be able to drive my UK car from the UK to Spain? I have had a full driving license for a year.
    Check if your insurance covers european driving. Most insurance companies will not allow european travelling, use of other cars or otherwise.. unless it's one of the more premium insurers until you're over 21.

    If you are covered and would do then make sure you follow the laws in each country such as France requiring a breathalyser kit.
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    Check if your insurance covers european driving. Most insurance companies will not allow european travelling, use of other cars or otherwise.. unless it's one of the more premium insurers until you're over 21.

    If you are covered and would do then make sure you follow the laws in each country such as France requiring a breathalyser kit.
    And reflective jacket, and warning triangle, and spare bulbs and headlight defectors. The French police can no longer force you to carry your own breathalyser as far as I am aware. You’ll also need money or cards for the peage because French motorways are terrible. You pay extra tax if you enter Switzerland as well. And it’s illegal to run out of fuel on an autobahn.

    Honestly, fly and rent a moped.
 
 
 

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