Renting a car whilst on holiday – what you need to know

If you travel abroad for your holiday you may wish to rent a car so that you can travel around at your leisure, however there are a few things to be aware of when deciding to rent abroad and here are a few things to keep in mind:- Ensure that you take with you a valid photo card driving licence and carry it on you at all times while driving. In many countries it is required ...
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Hiring a Car – A Touch of Class

When you think of hiring a sports car, you might fist think of something high powered and cutting edge. A nice new 911 or maybe a Ferrari, the kind of thing you’d love to see gleaming on your drive way. But why not consider a slice of the rich history of motoring that’s now available for rental. There’s a huge range of classic hire cars around, from British classics to American...
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Different types of car financing available

HP finance – Most dealerships offer car finance, this may be through their own internal department or may be using a third party such as Black Horse. Make sure that you are aware of the APR that they are charging, monthly repayments and term of the loan. Once the agreement has come to and end, the car belongs to you. Leasing - Leasing agreements are usually long-term rental ag...
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Checking insurance cover for a rented vehicle

The majority of car insurance policies do not cover you when you are renting a car, this sometimes includes courtesy cars so it is always best to double check with your provider. Most rental companies offer their own insurance for which you may be offered at a daily rate. If you are hiring the car long term, they may let you insure it yourself providing that you can provide the...
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Enjoying a sports car without owning one

Many people would love to own a sports car. Having the adrenalin rush and making people’s heads turn as you drive up the street can be an extremely satisfying experience for drives of ages, male or female. But the reality of owning a sports car can often be the thing that stops many of us owning one. The initially cost is often quite high, especially if you are looking at buyin...
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