What do you need to Rent a Car in the UK?
Car Rental in the UK: The Requirements If you’re looking to rent a car in the UK there are some basic requirements you must adhere to: – All car drivers must hold a full valid UK driving licence. – If the driving licence is an international licence, you will also require an international permit. You should check with the local authorities to make sure the permit is correct for hiring a vehicle to avoid any penalties. – Most car rentals won’t allow you to hire a car unless you are over 23 years old and have had a driving licence for a minimum of 2 years. Be sure to check with the company you’re hiring from before travelling there as you may not be able to hire a vehicle. – The general rule of thumb is that you need to have held your licence for over 24 months for most car rental places. This is because statistically, younger drivers will be more prone to accidents. What Penalties Will You Face for Illegally […]
Advantages of Hiring the Toyota Aygo
When you’re hiring a car, you need something reliable and that you can trust on the road. However, you want a vehicle that’s comfortable, easy to drive, and features high-quality air conditioning. The Toyota Aygo Fire offers all these features and much more. If you’re looking for small hire car, this is a great option, whether you’re navigating busy cities or exploring the beautiful countryside. Our Toyota Aygo is one of the most popular options available at Eurodrive, all our Aygo’s Easy to park Modern appearance High-Quality air-conditioning Smooth to drive and comfortable to travel in Sat Nav Whether you’re on a city break or driving to work, most of us know the pain that comes with trying to park in a busy city. The last thing you want when you finally find a space is for your car to be impossible to park. With its easy-to-handle steering and automatic transmission, the Toyota Aygo offers a smooth driving experience. Modern Appearance A hire car doesn’t mean you can’t travel in […]
Advantages of Hiring the FIAT 500C
Car hire is a fantastic option for those on holiday or wanting to drive out and about for a few days. Not only is it affordable and convenient, but it also offers more value and flexibility than local transports. We offer plenty of car options to suit our customers’ requirements and understand how to match cars to clients in accordance with their own personal needs. This mini guide highlights the benefits of the FIAT 500C and explores why it constitutes a great hire option for a lot of people. Sought-after retro-inspired look The FIAT 500C is a coveted option when it comes to vehicle hire, and it simply starts with the way this hatchback looks. Its charming retro-inspired look and iconic shape constitute an attractive design that rivals similar cars such as the Volkswagen Beetle and MINI hatchback. The FIAT 500C will not disappoint if you are looking to hire a car with plenty of character. Cheap to run Another great benefit of hiring the FIAT 500C is that it […]
Everything You Need to Know About Driving a Hybrid Car
When it comes to choosing a hybrid car, the options available can be confusing in comparison to traditional petrol cars. Knowing how hybrid cars work and selecting the one that best suits your lifestyle is crucial to ensuring many happy road miles in your new vehicle. Let’s take a look at how a hybrid car works, and some of the differences that your new hybrid may offer in comparison to a petrol or diesel car. How Does a Hybrid Car Work? Hybrid vehicles combine the power of electric motors with traditional style petrol engines. By sharing propulsion with gasoline and electric, the car becomes more efficient, meaning lower fuel consumption, resulting in savings at the pump. Hybrid cars have become a popular choice of vehicle in recent years due to their lesser impact on the environment. With less Co2 emissions, hybrid cars are vastly more eco-friendly than their fuel-consuming cousins. Consequently, most hybrid cars are cheaper to tax, and again, save you money on transport costs. Four Kinds of Hybrid […]
The Importance of a Winter Service For Your Car
How Does the Cold Weather Affect Your Car? During cold months the temperature drops. This can have a big impact on your car. But how exactly does it affect your car?
Reasons to Rent a car for Your day out in Oxfordshire
Are you visiting Oxford? Oxford is a beautiful city of history and culture as well as stunning architecture. Sometimes trips are too short to visit all of the attractions. Therefore you may find hiring a car is a great solution – allowing more flexibility with your visit. Renting a vehicle means you don’t have to restrict your sightseeing opportunities, Oxford and the surrounding villages will become far more accessible and you don’t have to worry about scheduling your day around public transport. Public transport is fantastic and great if you are staying in the city center, however, if you want to explore further afield, a hire car in Oxford could be perfect for you.
How Often Should you Service your car?
We have our own workshop at Eurodrive and service hundreds of cars every year, including our fleet and customers cars. If you would like to book your car in for a service with one of our mechanics please get in touch with us today. Below you will find the out of why it’s important you service your car.
Top 10 Best Selling Cars in UK 2017
As the year of 2017 comes to an end the best-selling cars in the UK have been announced. Both the first place and third place car are produced by Ford, the Fiesta and Focus respectively, Ford is dominating the new car registration race in Britain. Volkswagen has managed to slip between the two Ford powerhouses with the Golf. Many of these manufacturers and even the specific models are regulars to the list of top selling cars. Many models are updated, redesigned and brought back out for the consumers to continue their relationship with the manufacturer that they trust, love and support. This is often why it is so hard for new models to break into the top selling list in the early years of a vehicle being manufactured. Knowing the British marketplace and the demands that the public has, it is no surprise that compact hatchbacks, with high-end performance and fuel efficiency, are features that drive the top end of the best-selling list. People are looking for vehicles that can […]
Servicing your car
As you may know we have our own workshop at Eurodrive and service hundreds of cars every year, including our fleet and customers cars. If you would like to book your car in for a service with one of our mechanics please get in touch with us today. How often should you service your car? Your car can become an important part of your life, whether you use it to commute to work, weekly family shop, or everywhere including your holiday. When you think of how much you rely on your car these reasons alone are enough to make sure that your car is regularly serviced to ensure it is always in good working condition. So, what does regular servicing mean? Most people believe that certain factors should generally be considered when deciding on when your car needs a service. it is recommended that you get your car serviced according to the manufacturer’s guidelines – on average this is 12,000 miles or every year. In your car owner’s manual, the manufacturer […]
Scotland to ban petrol and diesel car sales by 2032
Scotland to ban petrol and diesel car sales by 2032. Scotland has laid out an elaborate plan that will see the phasing out of the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2032, which is eight years ahead of the proposed time scale set out by the London government.This is because of some measures the government has taken to improve the economy of that region. In July, our government said the move is aimed at reducing pollution in the greater United kingdom, replicating plans by other cities such as Mexico City, Athens and Madrid. Since Scotland accounts for approximately 10 percent of the car market in Britain, the First Minister spelt out plans to for a deposit return scheme for cans and bottles, and to expand electrical car charging locations. She also outlined a plan to phase out the requests for new diesel vehicles by 2032, and the establishment of low emissions zones in at least the four largest cities in Scotland’s by 2020. Interviews by a journalist at The […]