Posts Tagged ‘ car hire ’

Saturday snippets: 9th of July 2016

Jul 9th, 2016 | By

What do elephants, Beatrix Potter, Durham Cathedral and Elizabethan theatre in France have in common? They are all in Adrian’s column this week

Hiring a car? Be prepared

Jun 8th, 2015 | By

There were two parts of a driving licence, the plastic credit card, sized item with your photograph on it and the paper part that lists any convictions that you might have. From today, only the credit card size document is legal. Which gives a slight problem if you are hiring a car. How does the car hire company know about any convictions? They don’t so many will require you to go to an online site, complete a few questions to identify yourself and download a
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Sneaky Car Hire Excesses

Nov 16th, 2009 | By

You’ll be aware about my previous thoughts on car hire and car hire companies. You need to be wary as they try to ratchet up the basic price they use to lure you in to rent their cars. But they have another sneaky approach. When you hire a car in the UK, you pay for any damage up to the first three hundred pounds or whatever it is and then you can pay a daily sum to reduce that figure.