Visiting far places will require transportation when you reach there. Obviously it would be impossible to take your own car even though you will notice that most people would not be comfortable with using public means. Most often than not, public transport is tedious, time consuming, confusing and downright cumbersome.
It is the reason some would prefer to hire vehicles once they reach their destination, so as to be able to drive themselves around comfortably.
It is true that renting cars can be a little hard as you need insurance, and such matters to be sorted out.
It is possible that you could be required to part with a tidy sum but it is good to remember that in the long run you would be better off driving around in a hired car and cutting down further costs of the trip.
What it takes is for you to identify in advance the particular type of car you will need. A large group, even a family can use a large car. A bigger group might even need to hire an SUV for the purpose of getting enough room for everybody plus carrying the luggage.
Another thing to bear in mind is the fact of whether you need a vehicle with automatic transmission or if manual. One should specify which type is needed since not everyone can handle whichever type is available.
If there is anything else you wish to specify, you should do so, for example if you need a vehicle with more seats or a GPS system.
Try to use the car rental companies that are well known and big names because they are more reliable. Again their services normally extend to giving you support in case of any problem on the road. Also it is possible to use these for the sake of getting any offers or discounts in case of promotions on the offing. If you are lucky to identify the right tour company you could get links to car hire firms that are good.