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Brexit and Car Rental – What Should You Know

Brexit and the recent triggering of Article 50 has already affected many areas of our lives. For motorists in particular, our departure from the European Union will mean many more things just won’t be the same. The car industry in the UK is particularly vulnerable following the Brexit vote and with more and more people renting vehicles for everyday use … Continue reading

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Tips for Saving Money on Your Holiday Hire Car

Whether you are enjoying a staycation this summer or heading over to Europe for a break somewhere sunnier, hiring a car is a popular choice for many reasons and for many customers with varying budgets. As well as providing a blank, clutter free canvas and often more generous boot space for all your luggage, holiday car hire can provide ultimate … Continue reading

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Car Hire Excess Insurance – Is It Worth It?

Obtaining the correct car insurance cover is integral to the safe, smart and most importantly legal operation of a vehicle, whether you are renting a car or driving a vehicle of your own. The majority of car insurance policies have excesses, which are payable when you claim on your insurance in the event of accidental damage, theft or an accident. … Continue reading

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The New Technologies That Are Changing Car Rental Forever

The automotive industry is known and loved for its innovations with developments that could alter our driving experiences becoming apparent on a daily basis, but it’s not all concept cars and self-drive technologies that are taking the world by storm. The car rental market is undergoing a revolution of late and new technologies are coming to light that have the … Continue reading

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Van Rental Categories Explained: V1, Lutons and More!

There are many reasons why individuals and businesses alike choose to hire a van. The self-drive vehicles found within our van range offer a flexible and reliable solution to moving things from A to B, whether you are shifting personal belongings as part of a house move or satisfying the needs of your own customers with a corporate van hire. … Continue reading

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Benefits of a Rental Car Corporate Account

When it comes to running your business and presenting your products or services to your own customers, only the best practices will do. Corporate rentals offer an easy, affordable and flexible alternative to investing in your own fleet, particularly if you are a start-up business or a company who needs a number of vehicles to represent their brand. Company cars … Continue reading

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The Hidden Costs of Car Rental and How to Avoid Them

Whilst here at Collison Vehicle Rental we always aim to offer a transparent service whether you are renting a car or a van, we can’t say the same for other vehicle rental services. Unfortunately, there are a number of hidden charges that are associated with hiring a car, but if you are aware of the jargon you can ensure that … Continue reading

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Taking a Van to Europe – What You Need to Know

As with driving a car abroad, taking a van to Europe can be a minefield without the right advice. As a leading provider of European travel ready vehicles, including cars and vans, we regularly advise on and assist our customers in taking their hire vehicle abroad and even provide those hiring with a continental kit with all they need to … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Van

There are many instances in life where you just need more space, and this fact is particularly true when it comes to van hire. Whether it is the number of passengers you are looking to increase or greater comfort or luggage space requirements that you need to accommodate, thousands of vans are hired to private and business customers each and … Continue reading

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Our Top Tips for Long Drives

Driving long distances is a challenge faced by many motorists, whether you are taking to the road courtesy of a vehicle rental or using a car of your own. For business or leisure, making it to your destination of choice, and ultimately arriving in one piece and with your sanity intact are your primary goals, and thankfully there are numerous … Continue reading

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