Hertz reveals secrets to a smooth Christmas getaway

We have looked into the secrets of the perfect Christmas getaway. Its time to drive home for Christmas and we looked into ways of avoiding arguments in the car. It can be as simple as pluggling in a SatNav. More than four in 10 drivers (44%) named navigation as the most likely cause of a dispute during a family car journey, while nearly half (48%) said a satnav was the most important item to pack.

Parents should also remember to take some gadgets to occupy their children,as the survey found noisy and naughty youngsters are the second biggest reason for disagreements –voted for by 40% of motorists. Almost a third(29%) identified games and entertainment as the top items to take on a family trip.

Take a look at our guide to ensure a stress free journey for Christmas: