* Names, addresses, and phone numbers of the most reputable rental agencies
* What to look for in a rental agreement and what information you should provide when inquiring about rentals, including advance-booking deadlines
* Detailed descriptions of the regions of each country
* Average prices of rental properties
* Accessibility to transportation
* Information on buying, leasing and renting cars
Michael and Laura Murphy are the authors of Interlink's The Waterways of Great Britain and Ireland: A Traveller's Guide to Rental Boating.