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Van-hire-comparison.co.uk presents your complete guide to hiring a van.   Welcome to your free ebook from van-hire-comparison.co.uk! As well as offering the best deals on van hire, we have piled our complete industry knowledge into this handy guide. We have crammed in just about everything to help you get a handle on hiring a van; […]

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Why Hire a van

Hiring a van can get you out of a number of sticky situations. It’s also likely to be a lot cheaper than you think. With today’s van hire industry in the U.K. being extremely competitive, companies aren’t shy of offering great deals on daily or even hourly hire. This means that you, the customer, are […]

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What happens if there is a problem

While most van hires go off without a hitch, it’s inevitable that someone, somewhere, will experience a problem. There could be due an accident, breakdown, lapse in judgement or something else unforeseen.   Whatever happens, don’t panic. We have prepared a list of the most common issues that can come up during your van rental, […]

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What about insurance

  Every van hire company provides basic insurance as part of the package when you get a quote for van hire.   There are 3 types of insurance included:   Third party insurance – Coverage for any damage to other vehicles and injuries to other parties during your rental. Collision Damage Waiver – This limits […]

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Van Rental Jargon

  Term Meaning Description CDW (also DLR) Collision Damage Waiver An insurance included as standard on most van rentals. Reduces your financial liability for damage to the vehicle in an accident where you are deemed at fault. LWB Long Wheelbase Wheelbase is the distance between the centres of the front and rear wheels. Long wheelbase […]

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Van Hire Players Comparison Table

  Brand # U.K. Locations Minimum Age Driving License (years) One Way Hire International Hire Optional Extras Unlimited Mileage Payable Online Hourly Rates Enterprise 370 25 1 Yes No No Yes Yes No Europcar 174 22 3 Yes Yes Yes No (300 per day) Yes Yes Hertz 85 25 1 Yes No No Yes Yes […]

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Student and First Timers

  Can I rent a van as a student?   As long as you satisfy the age and driving license criteria, any student can hire a van. Some van hire companies offer students exclusive deals on their van hire, saving money!   Unfortunately if you are below 25 then a young driver surcharge (an additional […]

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One way van hire

Returning your van back to where you picked it up might take you miles out of your way. Luckily, almost all van rental companies offer one-way van hire. This means you can drop off your van at a different location.   For example, if you are hiring a van in Birmingham and driving to Manchester, […]

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How to move house

It’s a fact that relocating is one of life’s’ biggest stresses. Although it can seem a daunting task, a few practical steps can get you moving in the right direction.   We’ve scoured the moving industry for the best advice to save you time and hassle. These life-hacking tips for moving house up, out and […]

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How to load a van

  Loading a van often isn’t as easy as throwing everything into the back. If you are planning to move a lot of items, or if the load contains fragile cargo, you will want to pack everything to prevent damage or accidents.   Loads can move around during transit even when driving carefully, and a […]

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