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Car rental company offers solution to stranded air passengers

Green Motion Car Rental, in response to the Scandinavian volcano eruption crisis, is offering an innovative solution to assist airline customers trapped here in the United Kingdom trying to return to mainland Europe and those trapped in Europe trying to get back to the United Kingdom.

Overlanding Down Under

Overlanding is by far the best way to see Australia and New Zealand, according to Australasia expert, Austravel.

Europcar orders its first 500 electric Renault Z.E.

Europcar orders its first 500 electric Renault Z.E.

Following on from the Memorandum of Understanding on electric vehicles signed at the Frankfurt International Motor Show last September, Europcar and Renault have taken the next step, with Europcar pre-ordering 500 Renault electric vehicles for delivery in Europe’s largest cities from the third quarter of 2011.

Book ahead to reduce car rental stress

Customers requiring a rental car during the busy Easter and Summer Holiday periods need to book in advance if they want to avoid disappointment, the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has warned.

Hertz and Nissan to provide electric car rentals

Hertz and Nissan to provide electric car rentals

Hertz has announced it has entered a joint commitment with Nissan to bring zero-emission mobility to car rental in the US and Europe by early 2011. Under the terms of their Memorandum of Understanding, Hertz will develop a program for the roll-out of Nissan LEAF at select rental sites in those two major markets.

easyBus airport transfers offer online savings

easyBus airport transfers offer online savings

Have you got your cheap summer flights sorted or planning on snapping up a flight bargain soon? Well, make sure you don't waste your money getting to and from the airport.

Choosing breakdown cover

Will Thomas, head of motor at, says: "Hoping for the best in extreme weather conditions like this is a highway to nowhere for anyone who needs the use of a vehicle.

Sixt awarded Car Rental Partner of the Year

Sixt rent a car has been named Car Rental Partner of the Year by Manchester Airport. The accolade was presented to the company as part of the airport’s first Retailer of the Year awards.

How to drive safely in the snow

How to drive safely in the snow

It is looking more and more likely that some of us will be having a white Christmas. If you’re Father Christmas travelling everywhere by sleigh, it’s not too much of a problem, however it’s much tougher for those of us who are braving the roads on four wheels.

Brits fall behind on green motoring

Whilst the UK has become a nation of keen recyclers, Government campaigns and developments from motor manufacturers have failed to make as much impact when it comes to the environment and motoring.

New concept in car clubs saves cost and CO2

Car clubs are still relatively new to the UK but for durations of more than a few hours, a choice of vehicles and UK wide coverage, they can’t compete with daily vehicle hire.

Avis recognised internationally for outstanding service

Leading car rental company, Avis Europe, is celebrating its success after being internationally recognised in a series of prestigious awards including ‘Europe’s Leading Business Car Rental Company’ at the World Travel Awards and ‘Car Hire Company of the Year’ at the British Travel Awards.

Up to 20% off UK car and van hire with Europcar

With the summer crowds gone, conkers already falling and leaves turning gold and amber, Europcar is offering the perfect excuse to get away for a leaf kicking autumn weekend break with up to 20% off car hire.

Europcar launches mobile phone service

With over 8 million adults in the UK accessing the internet via their mobile phone, a growth of 42% on 2008*, Europcar, Europe’s leading vehicle hire company, has launched car booking on the go with a new mobile phone reservation service for online booking from any web enabled mobile phone.

Avis urges students to travel safely

In early October over 400,000 students will be travelling to university to start the autumn term.