Before You Head up the Mountain

Are you eagerly anticipating a thrilling adventure on the slopes this season? Look no further than Bargain Rental Cars for all your car rental needs. As the snow-covered mountains beckon, we want to ensure that your journey is not only convenient but also safe. That's why we strongly recommend adding snow chains to your order. Read on to discover why snow chains are essential and how Bargain Rental Cars is here to assist you every step of the way.

Why Snow Chains Matter:

When the winter season blankets the mountains with snow, it's important to equip your vehicle appropriately. Snow chains provide the extra traction needed to navigate slippery and icy roads. They significantly enhance your vehicle's grip, allowing you to drive with confidence in challenging weather conditions. Whether you're embarking on a thrilling ski adventure or simply enjoying a scenic mountain drive, snow chains are a valuable accessory that ensures your safety.

Exciting Ski Field Openings:

The wait is almost over! Ski fields are set to open from June 9, weather permitting. As the heart of the snow season approaches, now is the perfect time to plan your mountain getaway. Mt Hutt, one of the most popular ski resorts, is scheduled to open its slopes on the 9th, with other resorts following suit shortly after. At Bargain Rental Cars, we understand the thrill and anticipation that comes with hitting the slopes, and we want to ensure that your journey to the mountains is seamless and enjoyable.

Tips for Effective Snow Chain Use:

To help you make the most of your snow chain experience, we've compiled some valuable tips for their effective use:


  1. Familiarise Yourself: Prior to your trip, take a few moments to understand the process of installing snow chains on your vehicle. This knowledge will save you time and effort when you encounter snowy or icy roads.
  2. Practice Makes Perfect: If you're new to using snow chains, it's wise to practice installing them in a controlled environment, such as your driveway or a parking lot. This will help you become more comfortable and proficient before tackling the real challenges on the mountain roads.
  3. Safety First: While snow chains provide enhanced traction, it's essential to adjust your driving style accordingly. Drive at a safe and cautious speed, especially around corners, and maintain a safe distance from other vehicles.
  4. Compatibility Check: Ensure that the snow chains you rent or purchase are suitable for your vehicle's tire size. Ill-fitting chains can cause damage to your tires and compromise your safety on the road.

At Bargain Rental Cars, we are committed to providing you with a safe and memorable mountain experience. That's why we offer snow chains as an additional accessory for your rental vehicle. Our knowledgeable team is always ready to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have regarding snow chains or your upcoming winter adventure. Your safety and peace of mind are our top priorities.

As you prepare to embark on your mountain getaway, don't forget to include snow chains in your rental order with Bargain Rental Cars. Before you head up the mountain, trust Bargain Rental Cars to equip you with everything you need for a successful and enjoyable trip. Our commitment to your safety extends beyond just providing reliable rental vehicles. We strive to be your trusted partner throughout your snow adventure, offering top-notch customer service, advice, and the necessary tools to navigate the wintry roads with confidence.

So, gear up, grab your skis or snowboards, and get ready for an unforgettable journey through the snow-capped peaks.

Happy travels and exhilarating skiing from the Bargain Rental Cars team!

Check out our video on how to fit snow chains below:

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