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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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Car Hire near Me

In the 21st Century, care hire is becoming more and more popular among travellers. And with many car hire companies throughout the UK, you are more than spoilt for choice when asking yourself “Where can I hire a car near me?”. Maybe you want to go for a ride, a vacation or you just want to enjoy the thrill of driving around the country, car hire is the way to go. So, the question is; why would I opt for car hire rather than just use my own car? The answer to this question is very broad as all the benefits of car hire are many. Here are some of the reasons why it’s more beneficial for one to hire a car:

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The Best Scenic Roads in The UK To Hire Our Cars For

If you’re the type of person who enjoys nature, scenic views, and long rides, then a road trip around the United Kingdom can be the perfect getaway for you. The United Kingdom is a huge place — after all, it comprises England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. You can find so many beautiful and breathtaking places and sceneries by just driving through the countryside. If you’re ever in the mood to explore the dramatic landscapes, picturesque mountains, and enchanting coastlines in the United Kingdom, here are a few of the most beautiful stretches of roads you can visit: A2 Portrush to Bally Castle, Northern Ireland This part of Ireland, which is also called Antrim Road, is home to one of the most beautiful scenic attractions in the United Kingdom. Anyone who loves ocean breezes, green plateaus, and scenic coastlines are sure to appreciate Antrim Road. This long and winding road was built between 100-meter-high cliffs and rocky coastlines, giving visitors the chance to see beautiful skies and waves crashing on […]

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We’re Hiring

We are looking for a full time Valeter/Driver to join our team in Cowley Depot Average 40 hours a week. Person Specification: • Outgoing • Team Player • Hold a Full Driving Licence Our vehicles are checked in and cleaned between each hire, you will ensure that each vehicle is prepared to our high standards before it is hired out to the next customer. You must hold a full clean, UK license This is a full time role working on average 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, PLUS every other weekend (Saturday 7.30-12.00 and Sunday 7.30-9.30) Benefits: • Holiday Pay • Contributory pension scheme. Job Types: Full-time, Permanent If you or you know of anyone who would be interested in working for us then please email laura@eurodriveuk.com.  

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Renting A Car Vs Driving Your Own

In the 21st Century, car hire is becoming more and more popular among people embarking upon their travels. Maybe you’re off on holiday or you just want to enjoy the thrill of driving around the country – car hire is the way to go. So, the question is; why would I opt for car hire rather than just use my own car? The answer to this question is very broad as there are many benefits of car hire. Here are some of the reasons why it’s more beneficial for you to hire a car: Offers Flexibility Hiring a car is perfect for when you are on holiday! When you take public transport and want to visit the more remote places for example, visiting restaurants with views in remote places or finding hidden trails to walk along, these become more and more of challenge and sometimes near impossible. Such special places are much more accessible and peaceful when you have your own hire car. At the same time, when you go […]

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Nor Lye Festival 2018

The 22nd/ 23rdJune saw the return of Nor Lye Festival, a two-day musical spectacular! The event now in its 11th year takes place at North Leigh Football, it club combines both a music and beer festival which attracts people from across the county. This year’s event was the best yet with  Shepherd’s Pie headlining the Friday night followed by The Inflatables on the Saturday ! We were proud to have played a small part in this year’s event by providing the team of volunteers with our dropside,  which was used to  collect equipment from across Oxford and help with the set up and break down of the event. If you haven’t been to Nor Lye Festival before make sure you attend in 2019 for what we are sure will be another incredible line up! (Did we mention its free entry) **SAVE THE DATE 21-22 June 2019** Follow them on Facebook for Updates @norlyefestival      

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Road signs and what they mean

As a driver we come across many different signs each day, speed limits, directions, roadworks the list goes on.  Since taking your test the signs and their meaning may have become a bit cloudy so below we have listed some of the more slightly obscure ones which are sometimes forgotten or not understood. 1. No Vehicles Carrying Explosives This is only applicable to quite a small number of drivers. Only a small number of drivers are actually concerned with this road sign, don’t think that it doesn’t apply to you though, if you’re celebrating November 5th and had no idea of the meaning of this signs- the consequences could be quite explosive.. 2. No vehicles except bicycles being pushed This road sign is quite clear and is not easy to miss noticing. Most people don’t but that sign allows no vehicles through. Any bicycles, on the other hand, are to be pushed through where the sign is placed. 3. T-Junction with right approaching given priority Most drivers have rarely come […]

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Advantages of Car Rental

Whether you are travelling for leisure or heading to your next client meeting, sometimes you just need a set of wheels and car rental is the most comfortable way of transport. Read the following advantages of car rentals to know how much of a deal it is!

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