How To Choose The Right Rental Car For You?
There are quite a few different factors that you will need to consider when hiring a car. In this blog, we will be looking into these, so next time you’re hiring you will be armed with some useful information. A good place to start is to work out the size of the vehicle you will require. Do you need a car, MPV, van, luton or lorry? How many people will be travelling with you and do you need space for luggage? At Eurodrive, we have a range of cars to fit everyone’s budgets. Our Toyota Aygos are £31.50 for the day, however, they only have room for four people. These cars are perfect for driving around the city, they are economical, dynamic and do everything you need. Our medium cars offer more space for both passengers and luggage. So, are great if you’re going further afield and need a little more comfort. If you’re looking at van hire take into consideration the size of the items you wish to move or […] Read More
6 Tips to Stay Alert When Driving
When either driving long distances, driving during the early hours of the morning or late at night we may not be as alert as we think. Many believe that we can safely continue to travel whilst feeling our eyelids becoming heavy and concentration begin to wonder. Because of this, we do not only put ourselves at risk of having an accident, but also all other road users. Most have done the simple things such as turning up the radio and opening the window, in an effort to keep ourselves awake and alert, however, these tactics don’t often come as a distraction rather than improving your concentration. Read More
Safety Checks to do Before you Drive a New Vehicle
Whether you are purchasing a new car for yourself or you are hiring a car, there are car safety precautions that you should always check before you decide to get in the vehicle and drive away. These car safety checks only take minutes to complete, however, are commonly overlooked and could potentially put you and others at risk. Read More
8 Tips for Driving in Europe
When driving in a foreign country, it can be difficult to wrap your head around all the rules, regulations and traffic laws. Below you will find a list of pointers about driving in Europe so you will be all set for your next European adventure. Read More
Advantages of Hybrid Cars | Why should I swap?
We are all starting to think more and more about the environment and ways in which we can save our planet. So many major car brands are developing Hybrid cars and they are becoming increasingly popular and more essential to have a cleaner and greener environment. There are plenty of things that affect the environment and cars pay a huge part in this. Hybrid cars are becoming a key tool in the fight against pollution, keep reading to see all of the advantages of hybrid cars. Read More
Things to consider before hiring a car
Hiring a vehicle can be a great solution; Whether it’s for a holiday, a house move, to tie you over whilst you wait for a new car, or you just need one short-term. Car hire can often be cost effective and save you pennies that would be spent on taxis and if on holiday can give you the freedom to explore. However, car renting can at times be confusing, especially if it’s your first time. There are a few things that it is important to know before you hire or rent any vehicle, we try and make vehicle hire easy and simple at Eurodrive. Read More
Going to London after the 8th April 2019 ?
To help improve air quality in London they are introducing Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). This comes into force from the 8th April 2019 and will cover the same area as the congestion charge. Many vehicles including cars and vans will now be affected by the ULEZ. Customers should check if they will be entering the ULEZ and are responsible for paying the charge. As of the 8thApril ULEZ daily charges will be: £12.50 for most vehicle types, including cars, motorcycles and vans (up to and including 3.5 tonnes) £100 for heavier vehicles, including lorries (over 3.5 tonnes) and buses/coaches (over 5 tonnes) This will be in addition to the weekday Congestion Charge and the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) charge and will replace the T-Charge. A daily charge runs from midnight to midnight. If you drive within the ULEZ area across two days, for example before midnight and after midnight, you will be liable to pay two daily charges if your vehicle doesn’t meet the ULEZ standards. You can check whether you need to pay the […] Read More
Best New Cars Coming in 2019
We thought we would run through the top cars entering the market this year. The year is going to be a great one in terms of new car. This year more and more car companies are focusing on the safety and enjoyment of the driver, as well as developing electric cars. It’s been predicted that there will be around 125 million electric cars on the roads by 2030. Here are the top 10 cars coming in 2019; Read More
The Top Cars Hired in 2018
Over 1 billion cars are currently driving all over the world, when you compare that with the world’s population, 1 in 7 people have a car. Now that’s a lot! An alternative to buying a car is hiring, if you’re on holiday and need to get out and about, or just need a car temporarily, hiring a car is very helpful. Research has shown that British people who hire cars like to balance the cost and comfort of their chosen car, small cars are also very popular in the United Kingdom, not far behind that is convertibles. When deciding on a car to hire don’t just go for the cheapest, think about what you’ll be doing and the amount of space you need. For example, if you’re planning on going off track a 4×4 would be best suited for your needs, or if you have a lot of luggage hire a car with a larger boot. Thinking about this now will save you a lot of hassle, and prevent your […] Read More
Tyre Safety Tips
This time of year can mean changes to your tyres, the cold weather can cause the tyre pressure to drop, the appearance of pot holes can cause damage to your tyres and much more, below you will find our helpful tips on how to ensure you are maintaining your tyres and optimising your driving safety. Read More