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What to Do if Your Rental Car Gets Stolen

Unfortunately, vehicle thefts are still a reality for car owners everywhere. According to recent research, vehicle thefts have risen by an astonishing 30% in just three years. RAC, the company behind the study, revealed that it was criminals’ better use of technology that was the primary cause. The news comes despite the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) saying … Continue reading

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Can I Take My Dog in a Rental Car?

Here at Collison Vehicle Rental, we understand that your dog is a part of the family too. Our vehicle hire service is completely pet friendly, all we ask is that the vehicle is returned in a good condition as excessive pet hair or damage caused by pets may need extra cleaning. We recommend keeping your pets crated to ensure your … Continue reading

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Long Term Corporate Car Rentals – Are They Worth the Investment?

There are many reasons why our customers come to us for vehicle hire, and we are proud to provide a host of high quality vehicles for all occasions. Here at Collison Vehicle Rental, we’ve seen it all, with our vehicles being used for going on holiday, moving house, taking a trip to Ikea, and impressing the mates and in-laws. Our … Continue reading

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Van Hire: Not Just for Moving!

There’s no doubt that van hire is integral to the moves of private and corporate customers, whether you are upping sticks to a new business premises down the road or eloping a little further afield with all your personal belongings. The collection of bulky items as well as smaller, more delicate items is made easy with van hire from a … Continue reading

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Renting a Car with Children – Things to Remember

There are many instances in life where it makes perfect sense to hire a rental car. Christmas time certainly brings lots of reasons to hire a car for various seasonal travelling. Even if you have your own vehicle sitting in the driveway, hiring a car is an excellent choice if you are planning a home move, going on holiday, travelling … Continue reading

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Packing Tips for Your Rental Car

With 2018 on the horizon and temperatures plummeting, now couldn’t be a better time to plan your summer getaway. Many holiday-goers may opt for air travel to get to their destination of choice but taking on the journey by car can make for an interesting and unforgettable trip. The UK is full of amazing destinations for staycations, whilst the sights … Continue reading

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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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