There’s not that many people out there who don’t enjoy a nice break from routine, is there? Perhaps a little bit of time to get away from the usual 9 -5, where you can just simply put your feet up, kick back and relax!
Enjoyment is something that all people who put the hours in to provide for themselves, or their family, should look forward to, right? So, let’s have a peek at what just might make that car hire experience, that much more satisfying and enjoyable.
- Matters of car hire are one of those little things that we tend to overlook during our holiday preparations, so it’s best to make sure to get it perfectly organised with a specialist hire company, and book it as soon as possible.
- The costs for of car rental in a number of places will rise, the closer you get to our date of departure. So, getting everything sorted out beforehand, should be a major part of making sure our holiday goes smooth.
- When seeking car rental deals, the market depends on supply and demand, and rental companies will often lower prices on specific vehicles, if they have many left over. You might get a beautiful larger car such as a Mercedes V Class rental in London, and pay less, but that is not always the case.
- Make certain to go over the insurance detail and ask all the relevant questions and ensure that everything is covered. Some major credit cards provide insurance if you use their card to pay for the rental, but once again, go over everything and see that everything is covered.
- Remember to not only take your driving license, but licences of all others who will be driving the vehicle. Also, check that your license is up to date, and if you need an international driving license for the United Kingdom, get it as soon as possible.
- Some car rental companies work on a fuel policy and provide you with a full tank, but you must then return the vehicle with a full tank. If you don’t, they will charge their own rate, which maybe a little more than the going rate. So, try to keep a look out when leaving the car company for nearby petrol stations, where you can refill the tank when returning your car.
- Try to avoid speeding fines and definitely drink driving. Just because you’re hiring a car away from home, doesn’t mean that you can now start breaking the law! And remember, the car rental service has all your details, plus, the police will know it’s a rented car and act accordingly with fines for any offences.
- Finally, don’t let your guard down when hiring a car, because vehicle thieves will know what kind of car it is. Be extra cautious where you park, and what you leave inside in view.
Here’s hoping that you will have a wonderful time driving carefully and safely in beautiful London and the UK!