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Electric Cars – Why You Might Want to Hire an ICE Car for Longer Trips

ICE cars, more commonly known as petrol and diesel vehicles, have been the traditional hire of choice for as long as we can remember. As with any industry however, the automotive world has been undergoing something of a revolution with the electric powered cars that were a pipedream of yesteryear now becoming more readily available. Here at Collison Vehicle Rental, … Continue reading

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Best Ways to Save Money on Car Hire

Hiring a vehicle unlocks a number of advantages for drivers from all walks of life. Whether you are hiring a vehicle to help you move home or office, or would like to upgrade your motor for a special occasion, outing or holiday, the range of hire vehicles available at competitive prices makes driving the car of your dreams a reality. … Continue reading

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Am I Covered by My Car Insurance When I Hire a Car?

There are so many reasons why hiring a car from Collison is an excellent idea. As well as giving you the freedom of movement to enjoy holidays, move house and put your best face forward at special occasions, hiring a car provides an economical and comfortable way of getting from A to B in comparison to the cost of purchasing … Continue reading

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The Future of Car Rental in a Driverless World

Technology is continuously evolving, with the innovations being invented and developed having the power to change life as we know it. One such innovation that has dominated tech headlines in recent years is the driverless car. Whilst the very first driverless car got its initial test run in the 1920s, it was Google that brought the technology back to the … Continue reading

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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 business is completely pet friendly, and we are always happy to welcome your furry friends into our reception area when you are booking a hire vehicle with us.  The regulations around taking your pet in your hire vehicle however are … 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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