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Hire car drivers warned to check their insurance

Hire car drivers planning to hire a car in the UK this Christmas are being urged to scrutinise the small print of their excess insurance policies to avoid being caught out if they are planning to drive the car from home.

Be prepared for driving your hire car abroad this winter

For those preparing to beat the blues with a ski break this winter, it may also be time to think about how you’ll tackle driving in snow and icy conditions before you hire a car for your fly-drive holiday. cuts price of car club insurance

Car club users can already save hundreds of pounds thanks to the car hire excess insurance policies offered by, but they can now save even more.

iPhone app puts car rental at your finger tips

Find the cheapest car hire deals worldwide in no time with the new free CarHire iPhone application, available from Apple’s App Store today. Developed by popular car hire comparison site, the CarHire App allows you to access over 130 suppliers in 195 countries within seconds, whether you are at home packing your case or already on the beach!

21% of Brits will miss out on a holiday in 2011

One in four Brits have changed their 2011 holiday plans as a result of summer travel chaos in 2010, while 21% will not be going on holiday at all next year, according to new research commissioned by leading car hire comparison site

Green Motion goes zero emissions with Nissan Leaf

Green Motion goes zero emissions with Nissan Leaf

Today marks another milestone for Green Motion car rental. They’ve confirmed that through agreements with Nissan Motors GB that they will be the first car and van hire company in the UK to purchase and operate the world’s first full production zero emission vehicle - the Nissan LEAF.

Winter savings with Insurance4carhire

As the days get darker and the weather changes from bad to worse, the light at the end of a very wet UK tunnel could be the opportunity to travel abroad this winter.

Cheap air fares set to disappear?

This week, Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary warned of the demise of bargain air fares, as the no-frills airline pulled out of five airport routes across the UK.

Avis car rental joins BalticMiles

Avis car rental has become a partner in the BalticMiles loyalty programme of the Latvian national airline airBaltic.

Car hire insurance specialist launches offers on European policies

Car hire excess insurance specialist and market leader,, has announced that it will be lowering the cost of its annual European policies from £49 to £39.20.

USA now more expensive for UK travellers

Prices for UK travellers visiting the USA have gone up 34% in the last two years due to the exchange rate according to, provider of low-cost comprehensive car hire insurance.

A guide to hassle-free car hire

The fast-approaching summer holiday season is the busiest period of the year for car rental companies, who will be operating at full capacity right across Europe.

Ryanair and Hertz launch ‘Effortless’ car rental

Ryanair and Hertz launch ‘Effortless’ car rental

Ryanair and Hertz have launched ‘Effortless’ car rental to allow consumers to book a flight and hire a car at the same time. The new system will make it even easier to match Ryanair’s guaranteed lowest fare with Hertz’s Best Rate Guarantee, which is exclusive to Ryanair passengers.

Brits heading for motoring disasters abroad

Brits are heading for a summer of fines, arrests and accidents in Europe as they fail to comply with the rules and regulations of driving abroad suggests new research from AXA Insurance.

Neighbour-to-neighbour car rental service launches in London

WhipCar, the world’s first neighbour-to-neighbour car rental service, has today announced that it is coming to the streets of London. For the first time, private car owners can rent out their cars for money to safe, eligible drivers looking for a close, convenient and affordable way to rent them.