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Useful guides on hiring cars and what to watch out for when travelling abroad - useful tips and hints from insurance4carhire.com.

Hiring a Car at the Airport

There are hundreds of rental desks across the world and many car hire companies competing in a small space. In this guide we’ll take a look at the airport rental desks to explore whether it could be more beneficial to leave the airport before hiring a car for your trip.

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A Guide To Car Hire Documentation

We like to think our car excess insurance is nice and straightforward. Your car rental agreement however, might not be so easy to understand. We’ve put together a handy guide to car hire documentation.

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Car Hire Firms Move Up a Gear Thanks to CMA Research

Next time you hire a car you might notice some changes in the way your car hire firm is operating. They are set to make positive changes, from booking processes to added extras, so holidaying and hiring aboard are less stressful experiences.

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Car hire tips - first hand advice from our customers

For many, the concept of hiring a car can be a little daunting. Whether it’s your first time or you’re a seasoned pro, renting a car comes with its fair share of risks and uncertainties. Whilst we’re always looking to keep you informed with the latest tips and tricks, the true beacons of knowledge sit with you, our savvy car hire excess customers. So, we asked you to share your top car hire tips and we received an overwhelming response.

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Car Hire Renters’ Guide

Take a look at our guide to the most important aspects of hiring a car abroad. From what you need to rent a car, to understanding your car renters insurance our car hire guide has everything you need to get your holiday off to a great start.

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Hiring a car with a towbar: Information for towing caravans and trailers

We are living in the sharing economy. These days we are happy to share taxis, homes, even our pets with complete strangers! This development offers great opportunities – especially with caravans. Instead of purchasing your own, you can rent or borrow one, and set off on a great holiday adventure.

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Getting The Best Deal From Your Car Hire Company

We’ve put together this handy guide to take with you to make sure you know what your rights are, what you’re covered for, what you definitely don’t need and how to get the best car hire insurance.

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Money Saving Tips For Hiring A Car

Staycationers, overseas travellers and business travellers all have one thing in common. They all want to save money. With thousands of people hiring cars every year, insurance4carhire have put together some top tips to keep a few more pounds in your pockets when using car rental firms at home or abroad.

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What you need to know about hiring a car without a paper licence

The DVLA are set to scrap the use of the paper counterpart traditionally issued as standard with your driving licence. But what will this mean for drivers who hire cars and will the alternative system cause difficulties for drivers? We’ve answered a few questions surrounding the topic to help keep you up to date with the changes.

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What is a Car Club?

Car Clubs are a relatively new phenomenon, growing rapidly in popularity in the UK and abroad. Car Clubs are set up so people can easily drive when they need without owning their own car. It’s a great option for the environment but there are many other benefits to joining a car club.

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Holiday rentals: things to consider before hiring a car

This article covers the most essential things for you to think about before you hire a car. We will cover the most helpful tips, the most dangerous pitfalls, and the essential parts to make sure renting your car is as straightforward as possible to make sure your holiday gets off to a great start.

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Flight delays and hiring a car

In this article we'll cover what to do when you find yourself in that tricky situation where your flight is delayed, and you have a hire car waiting for you on the other side.

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