With the summer holidays just around the corner here are a few tips on how to avoid being taken for a ride by your car hire company. Book early and shop around As with many aspects of holidays, the further in advance you book your hire car, the more likely you are to get the best price. Don’t just go for the first price you see either, use comparison tools to check out the offers from different companies or go direct to their websites where they often offer their best deals. Virtually every airport has multiple rental firms so you should be able to compare several offers for the vehicle you need. Just make sure that you’re comparing like for like in terms of vehicle, mileage allowance and what’s included in the hire. Read more: 20 charming, peaceful and quirky places to stay on a road trip in France this summer Small-scale brokers can also sometimes offer deals you won’t get elsewhere thanks to tie-ups with particular providers. Just be aware that what … [Read more...] about Car hire tips: how to avoid being ripped off
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October 26, 2017 by Raymond Leave a Comment The ability to go wherever, whenever, and travel beyond the home city comfortably is one of the many reasons that people buy a car for. Before making a big purchase, a buyer should mull over a series of pertinent questions. While purchasing a four-wheeler, people often feel overwhelmed and uncertain while deciding whether they should buy a used-car or a new one. Here are four reasons that explain why buying a used-car is a better choice: Light on Your Pocket If we look at used car sales, the UK car industry experts state that there has been a substantial surge and second-hand cars are flying off the shelves compared to the newly-launched models. The primary contributing factor is that used-cars are far more economical than the brand-new ones. How economical? Take for instance: a new Nissan Juke Connecta starts at £18,000+. On the other hand, a used model of the same car (current year) on portals like Hertz Rent2Buy is … [Read more...] about Why Is Buying a Used Car Better Than Buying a New One?
News By Andrew Nabors April 12, 2018 Shares 535 Facebook LinkedIn Tweet Google+ Pin StumbleUpon Reddit Email Some of us have control issues. Do you ever wish your ridesharing driver would go the speed limit? Why should you be forced to listen to life lessons and bad music? Uber has a solution! Partnering with the biggest names in the car rental business, UBER Rent is a new service that lets you be the driver, with special rates for hourly, weekly, and long-term rentals.The first is part of a collaboration with Getaround, and the hourly service is currently being tested in the San Francisco Bay area. A more popular weekly option comes from Hertz, and it is now live in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Orange County, Miami, New Orleans, and the San Francisco Bay Area. It starts at $214 per week with a one-time $200 deposit that will be refunded. The best part is, you get the option to renew every week. All it takes is … [Read more...] about UBER Rent: Great Deals On Great Cars
Ad Feature Richard Nash Nearly New Cars also sources cars for its loyal customers. Picture: Andy Russell Andy Russell The Richard Nash Group pioneered the nearly new car market in Norfolk and it’s one that has earned the family-owned business a loyal customer base. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out the advantages of buying a nearly new car. Richard Nash Groups Nearly New Car Centre, in Vulcan Road South, Norwich, stocks more than 100 cars. Picture: Andy Russell Changing your car is a big financial commitment but as soon as you drive a new car off the forecourt you lose money. You could buy a used car a few years old, so the previous owner has taken the biggest depreciation hit, or the best option might be a nearly new car, generally accepted to be under a year old and fewer than 10,000 miles, which still has a long manufacturer’s warranty. It’s a market the Richard Nash Group has pioneered since starting in Norwich in 1987, earning the family-owned business … [Read more...] about Save thousands with nearly new car from Richard Nash Group
It’s the last day of the year, and so we come to the signature final post to sign off 2017. The sixth edition of the paultan.org Top Five list continues on that seen in the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 editions, and as usual, we have the members of the editorial team each picking five cars that impressed them the most out of that sampled throughout the year. A recap, in case you missed the last five outings. The intent from the start was to see which five cars driven in a particular year had the most impact on each of us, and the idea continues to roll on as such. As defined by the headline, you might find that many of the selections are driven by sentiment and emotion, with no consideration of the things that drive say, a vehicle purchase. As for the limitation to a selection of five cars, which was set when we first ran with the idea, that isn’t because we have anything against the usual 10 as found on most lists – my original intent of going with half of that … [Read more...] about The paultan.org 2017 Top Five cars list