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What Size Rental Car Do I Need for My Trip?

It’s not only the impending Christmas scramble to see relatives that gets people thinking about vehicle rental, people rent vehicles from us for a number of reasons. Whether you’re forging ahead with a trip overseas or even a staycation in the UK, wanting to impress the in-laws or a potential date, or wishing to present a more professional image through … Continue reading

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Strange Driving Laws in Other Countries

As a UK driver you are no doubt well aware of the rules and regulations that affect our road using experiences at home. Elsewhere in the world however, driving laws are a little less clear cut, a fact that makes driving overseas daunting for many road users. As a leading supplier of rental vehicles, including European travel ready cars and … Continue reading

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Top Fuel Conservation Tips

The prices for petrol and diesel are always going up. Fuel price wars between supermarkets may have led to small cuts in recent weeks, but the current price of petrol is still deemed too high and unjustified by not just the drivers paying the price but experts throughout the motoring industry. The average driver spends £89.67 on petrol every month. … Continue reading

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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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