We rented a Honda City in decent condition for INR 24,000 for a duration of 7 days. Divided among 4 people it didn't cost much, was significantly cheaper and a far better experience! On the road, we stopped nowhere but a Vada Pao stall and finally a hotel for the night.
There are plenty reasons to embark on an amazing Bombay-Goa road trip, and plenty reasons that make it a must-do on any 20-something's list, but here are my top few:
The drive is a pleasure:
The roads are perfect, smooth, and wide. There's hardly a patch or two I can remember where we didn't thoroughly enjoy the drive. You can cruise at a decent speed while you enjoy the drive and the music! An approximate distance of 600 kms was a breeze on the Bombay-Goa highway, with its minimal traffic and pleasant driving experience.
Not having a plan is sometimes the best thing: