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Car Vending Machine – Singapore

What’s the best snack you’ve ever had from a vending machine? Have you ever been lucky enough to get 2 lion bars for the price of one from selection C24, or perhaps put your last £1 into the vending machine only to see the coil spin and your packet of monster munch refuse to drop?

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Are dogs allowed in Rental Cars? Pet Friendly Car Hire

Are you planning a holiday or long trip? Then you’ll want to make sure you can bring your pet along for the ride too.

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Road Accident Statistics in Europe: How Safe are our roads?

The good news is, European roads are still the safest roads in the world, when compared with the number of fatalities that happen globally.

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Safest Rental Cars - The Safest Hire Cars Revealed

Choosing a hire car can be a difficult decision. You need a car that will cope with the demands of your holiday or trip in addition to safely transporting your loved ones about. Safety matters and more and more of us are looking into how safe a car is when purchasing a vehicle, at Rhino we wanted to provide you with the information you need to ensure the vehicle you hire is as safe as the vehicle to drive at home.

 

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Using Smart Phones and Driving – What You Need to Know

We all know by now that texting and making calls on your mobile phone while driving is illegal and extremely dangerous, however a new law banning mobile phone use completely could catch you out. 

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Overbooked or Cancelled Flight – What happens to my car hire?

Following the recent case of a passenger being forcefully dragged from his seat due to an over booked plane, many passengers have been left asking what are their rights in regards to not only their cancelled flight but the other holiday expenses this could trigger.

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Should I pay for Extra Car Hire Insurance?

Should I pay for extra car hire insurance is a question many customers ask. I would always suggest taking out the Full Protection cover at the point of booking.

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Greece Highest Road Traffic Accidents in EU – Drive Safe in Greece

Greece is a popular destination with Rhino Car Hire Customers and with the peak holiday months fast approaching we thought it was worth sharing some tips on how to stay safe in your hire car this summer. 

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Add a Touch of Luxury to your Holiday with Convertible Car Hire - Our Top 5 Destinations

What better way to enjoy the sun and experience the sights and sounds of your chosen destination, than from the front seat of your convertible hire car? 

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Minimum Age to Hire a Car by Country

Hiring a car whilst on holiday allows you that extra freedom to explore; it gives you flexibility and is a cost effective way of seeing all your chosen destination has to offer. The advantages of car hire are no different for young drivers, however the terms and conditions can be.

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New Speeding Fine Guidelines: Know the facts when driving in your rental car.

New higher speeding fines are in place as of Monday 24th April 2017. The government is keen to crack down on dangerous driving and as a result anyone caught speeding will face higher fines than previously.

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Overbooked Flight? Airline Passenger Rights

Overbooked flights have had their fair share of publicity over the last few weeks and whilst it's not uncommon, the manner in which an airline handles the situation can have vastly different implications from a PR perspective for that airline. A recent example showing United Airlines forcefully removing a passenger led to a media storm that no airline would welcome resulting in the company reviewing its policy. We drill down into the facts surrounding overbooked flights, the airline rights and passenger rights to compensation in the event.

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School Holiday Price Comparison: Car Hire

Following today's news that the Supreme Court ruled againt a fathers legal challenge against a fine from his daughters school for taking her on an unauthorised term-time holiday we look at the impact of holiday price hikes during school holidays. We are pleased to report that not all aspects of your summer holiday will be subject to a price hike in the school holidays.

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10% Car Hire Discount in Bristol – named ‘Best Place to Live in Britain 2017’

Bristol has recently been named one of the, “best places to live in Britain” according to the Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide. In order to celebrate Bristol and all it has to offer, Rhino Car Hire are offering a 10% discount on all car hire bookings in Bristol.

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Should I book Car Hire with my Airline?

When you are going on holiday and need a hire car, it can be easy to simply take the first option of booking with your airline, however there are many benefits to booking with Rhino Car Hire instead. We are confident we can provide you with a quick and easy process that will save you money and leave you with a high degree of satisfaction. To fully understand the many benefits of booking with Rhino rather than your airline, we have provided you with this helpful outline of the facts

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Car Hire with Ski Rack – Hiring a car for a skiing holiday?

It’s that time of year when you’re getting ready to go on your ski holiday. The slopes are calling, the snow is in full flow and all you need now is a hire car to complete the trip. But with all that luggage, including skis, what type of car will suit you best? And is it possible to hire a car with ski racks included? We’ve got all the answers to these questions and more below.

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Canada Toll Roads – A guide to toll roads in Canada

There are several toll roads in Canada, which usually operate a cash or card system. It is important to be aware of the Ontario 407 Highway however, as the tolls are charged automatically and charged to the owner of the vehicle, through a number plate recognition scheme.

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Best Irish Bars in Spain

Irish pubs dominate the tourist hotspots of Spain and you’ll be hard pushed to find a city without one. They’re the ideal place to relax after a day by the sea. Often the busiest bar on the street you’ll be drawn to the lively music, the varied entertainment and the taste of home.

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Drive the Wild Atlantic Way with Rhino Car Hire

The Wild Atlantic Way is a stunning driving route in the Republic of Ireland. The trail encompasses the West Coast and parts of the North and South Coasts. The route is 2,500 kilometres in total and passes through nine counties. It is possible to complete the whole trail or sections of it. One thing is for sure; you will struggle to find a more beautifully rugged and dramatic coastline elsewhere in the world.

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What happens if I get a Parking fine in a hire car?

When driving abroad there are going to be elements of the unknown that we encounter and one example of this occurred to my family and I whilst using our hire car, driving around Florida in The USA. We had been staying in a holiday home in Orlando and decided to make the most of our hire car with a drive to Daytona Beach. The hire car was perfect for this; our Kia Sorento was spacious and comfortable for all the family.
 

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