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Can you hire a hybrid car for road trips?

If you’re looking for a way to reduce your carbon footprint while on vacation, hiring a hybrid car is the perfect option! Hybrid cars are becoming more and more popular, and for good reason. They offer great fuel economy and produce much less pollution than traditional fuel only powered cars. You can use hybrid car rental for your next staycation or road trip to europe, and set off on your journey with a much smaller environmental impact – while enjoying all the benefits that hybrid cars have to offer. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the benefits of hiring a hybrid car for your next road trip, as well as how to find car chargers. How do I find where the car chargers are on my journey? When planning your trip, be sure to research where hybrid car chargers are located along your route. This way, you can be sure that you’ll be able to keep your car charged and running smoothly throughout your journey. There are […]

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Driving In Europe | Car Hire and Border Crossings

Car hire is a great way to explore Europe. Simply hire a car here in the UK, and off you go! You have the freedom to go where you want, when you want and make as many stops along the way. This means you can explore those hidden gems that are just off the beaten track, plus you can travel with your family and friends without having to worry about public transport or taxi fares. If you’re looking to explore Europe by car, you may be wondering if you can drive rental cars across borders. The answer is yes – but there are a few things you’ll need to know before you hit the road! In this blog post, we’ll discuss the rules and regulations for driving rental cars in Europe, and how to make the process as smooth as possible. Can I Drive Rental Cars Across Borders in Europe? The answer is yes, you can usually drive rental cars in Europe between different countries. But you need to tell […]

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Where Can You Drive To In Europe From Oxford For Christmas?

 Where Can You Drive To In Europe ?   Driving holidays are a much more economical method of travelling, allowing you to see the sights whilst not breaking the bank. It allows you to see and experience all of the places that you travel through on the way to your destination. If you plan your route right, you can visit multiple holiday destinations for the price of one. Oxford To Europe In A Rented Car  So, you’ve decided to embark on a driving holiday, but you’re not sure where to go. There are plenty of idyllic settings to aim for in all directions and here are some of the best: • Germany – Aptly titled The Romantic Road, this picturesque 217-mile route through the mountains and forests of Bavaria is one of the most popular destinations for driving holidays. It will take you around 12 hours to drive from Oxford to Harburg (the town near Romantische Strasse), however, to get the maximum experience out of this journey, it’s best to spread […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Why Booking Direct is Always Best!

Are you looking for a car to drive around on holiday, or a van to move into a new property? Vehicle hire is a great, cost-efficient option whether you’re going abroad, or staying put in the UK. Providing you with freedom and flexibility, vehicle hire allows you to get from A-B without relying on external services or public transport. We believe the process of renting a car should be easy and completely hassle-free, and booking directly is important to ensure you receive the best service possible. Smooth and Reliable Process There are plenty of booking companies out there that offer ‘all-in-one’ services, booking every aspect of your holidays and other trips. This includes car rentals. However, there are a few disadvantages when it comes to booking through such companies. Customers often end up being let down by booking companies as aspects such as car rental are often neglected. Whether the necessary booking is completely missed or inaccurately booked (ie. booking the wrong car or a vehicle that is actually unavailable), […]

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Top Tips for Driving a Van for the First Time

You might think that if you can confidently drive a car, driving a van will work in the same way. However, there are some major differences when it comes to van driving that you’ll need to get used to, before strapping in and driving off. Why You Might Need to Drive a Van Even if you don’t have a van of your own, you may need to drive a van for many reasons, including for work, or to make life events like moving home that bit easier. Here Are Some of the Things You’ll Need to Consider  Van Size Vans are much larger than standard cars, and for that reason, you’ll notice some differences in the way you handle maneuvers. The turning circle on your van will be bigger than that of a car. In fact, you may have to carry out 5-point turns as opposed to turning around a small car in one move. When performing maneuvers, make sure you take into consideration how large the van is and […]

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Top Tips for Planning a Road Trip

Everyone loves a good road trip. It gives you a chance to reflect on the world, see some beautiful sites and relax whilst out on the open road. However, it’s not as simple as just throwing your bags in the back and shooting off into the unknown. Planning a road trip properly is key to having a good time and seeing everything you want to see. Rent a Car Selecting a reliable car hire company that meets your needs is job one. You’ll need a car that you can rely on to get you from A to B. If you’re planning a long trip, make sure you select a sensible car that won’t let you down and has decent fuel economy. Sure, it’s exciting to hire a fast car, but that’s no good if you have to spend thousands on petrol. Speak to us about your needs, our team will be able to find a car best suited to your needs. Fuel Set your Sat-Nav for your destination. While you […]

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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 […]

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