Quote Originally Posted by komet
Can I suggest not driving all over the continent. For long-distance trips, there is really no advantage above rail or cheap flights. I would also suggest not driving in large cities. Every large city in Europe has a few spots where people play "crash into the foreigner who didn't realise he has to yield at this deliberately badly designed junction and get his insurance to pay for a new car" - admittedly a hilarious game which I have played myself in younger years (never got a new car though), but probably not much fun if you're the foreigner...

Knowing that for long time drive only junk car and have insurance which covers only basic by law needs ...