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Our aim is to help you find the best deals and cheapest possible rates on internet car hire.
When you book a hire car online, you are most likely to achieve far better rates compared to booking through the car hire companies directly.

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Goldcar sold to Europcar - the mid-size enfant terrible of the industry aquired by French giant

Goldcar sold to Europcar - the mid-size enfant terrible of the industry aquired by French giant

The French owned company Europcar will take over low cost rental car company Goldcar. After publishing news of the deal worth €550 million in June 2017, Europcar expects the latest acquisition...


Excess insurance cover when renting a car abroad – facts about taking out additional excess waiver insurance in Spain

Excess insurance cover when renting a car abroad – facts about taking out additional excess waiver insurance in Spain

Rental car companies in Spain, Portugal, France, Croatia, Greece and Italy have seen business booming. Never before have so many customers flocked to the cheap car rental deals available online...


Car hire recommendation: how to get your rental car delivered quickly in Alicante, Gran Canaria, Tenerife or Malaga Airport

Car hire recommendation: how to get your rental car delivered quickly in Alicante, Gran Canaria, Tenerife or Malaga Airport

Low cost car rental companies in Spain often turn out to offer only marginally lower prices than the cheapest regular rent-a-car providers. While most people are interested in saving money, the...


Atlas Choice gone bust in the last days of 2016

Atlas Choice gone bust in the last days of 2016

By late December 2016, it became clear that one of the most price-aggressive brokering services in the car rental business had gone bankrupt. Atlas Choice defaulted on payments to suppliers around...


List of countries with Left-Hand-Side driving - where do you drive on the left side of the road?

List of countries with Left-Hand-Side driving - where do you drive on the left side of the road?

Which countries drive on the left side of the road? Apart from the UK, the Republic of Ireland, Cyprus and Malta, countries with left side drive are situated mainly in the Far East, Africa and...


Been offered excess insurance for your rental car? – just say ‘no thanks’ if you don’t want it

Been offered excess insurance for your rental car? – just say ‘no thanks’ if you don’t want it

Renting a car has become increasingly cheap. Especially outside high season, offers for car rental can be extremely advantageous for customers in typically holiday destinations of Southern Europe...


Car rental, car hire, rent-a-car, or…?

Car rental, car hire, rent-a-car, or…?

Different terms are in use worldwide to describe the services of renting vehicles for short periods of time. While ‘car rental’ or ‘rent-a-car’ (with or without hyphens...


New style UK drivers licence and car hire abroad - advice: bring your national insurance number and be ready to access the DVLA's View Driving Licence Service

New style UK drivers licence and car hire abroad - advice: bring your national insurance number and be ready to access the DVLA's View Driving Licence Service

In the spring of 2015, confusion is widespread as to how the new British drivers licences will affect the rental of cars abroad. At find-cheap-car-hire.co.uk we try below to give you the best...


Higher speeding fines in Poland in 2015?

Higher speeding fines in Poland in 2015?

Fines for speeding in Poland may increase significantly in 2015. A new bill regarding tougher penalties for speeding drafted by the Civic Platform (Polish: Platforma Obywatelska, PO ) has been...


Car hire in Nice city centre - rent a car in the French Riviera

Car hire in Nice city centre - rent a car in the French Riviera

Nice, the capital of the French Riviera, is on of the most popular tourist destinations in France second only to Paris. For travellers who would like to explore Côte d'Azur more thoroughly...