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​Can I book a rental car for someone else?

There might be a time when you need (or want) to book and pay for a rental car for someone else, so all they have to do is turn up, sign the paperwork, pick up the keys and drive off. Sounds simple enough, but is it as straight forward as that? Well, yes it can be with Rhino. Our rental cars are pre-paid in the vast majority of cases and the payment card used to secure the payment on our website does not have to match the payment card used for security at pick-up.

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Can someone else drive my rental car?

When booking a rental car, the person named on the rental (primary driver) is the person responsible for the vehicle during the time of the rental. It is this named person who needs to be in attendance when collecting the rental car and they alone who can sign the documentation to release the car. The rental agent will only accept the necessary identification, license and credit card documents corresponding to the person named on the rental.

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Can I take a rental car on a Ferry?

There are some places you just can’t get to by air and as such, renting a car on smaller islands can also be a problem. With that in mind, we’re often asked if it’s possible to take a rental car on a Ferry to get to those hard to reach places. The good news, is that in the majority of cases you can indeed take a rental car on a ferry but there are a few things you need to know first.

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Fuel Labelling in Europe - New EU Standards

As of 12th October 2018 fuel labelling of both new cars and petrol stations in Europe are changing. If you’re hiring a car in Europe the changes will affect you so we’ve put together a useful guide on what the changes are and how they might affect you and to help you avoid misfuelling a rental car.

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Can I take a rental car out of State?

If you’re renting a car in the USA, it’s quite likely that you’ll want to see as much of what the country has to offer. It’s a vast country so whilst an east to west coast (or visa versa) road trip might be a bridge too far, there are plenty of east coast and west coast ready made road trips in waiting. Some of these involve crossing from one state to the next and we’re often asked if it’s ok to take a rental car out of state? The simple answer is yes, we’ve yet to come across a case where a rental agent has restricted out of state travel.

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How long can I rent a car for?

We’re often asked what is the maximum length of time a car can be rented for. Traditionally, most rentals had a cut off time of 28 days, however in more recent years we have been able to offer rentals of up to 3 months.

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When Does Angola International Airport Open?

Besieged with problems and delays, the long awaited Angola International Airport opening is said to be within the sight. The current best case being that phase 1, whilst completed in 2012 should finally open to the public in 2019, or at worst 2020 some 4 years later than planned.

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Can I take a rental car to Canada?

It’s a common question from both our US domestic rental customers and international visitors to the US wanting to extend their trip over the border into Canada. The short answer is YES you can take a US rental car into Canada, but much like taking a rental car to Mexico there are a few things you need to know.

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Can I take a rental car to Mexico?

We are often asked if it’s possible to take a rental car from the US into Mexico, the simple answer is yes, but there are a plethora of restrictions and variations between rental agents. We’ve done that research for you to provide the best overview of taking a rental car into Mexico from the US to show which rental agents don’t allow it, which do and any restrictions

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Airport Drop-Off Charges Revealed

As part of our series of ‘Airport Charges Revealed’ articles, our final edition of the trilogy (for now) looks at airport drop-off charges to see which airports in the UK charge for dropping off at the airport and of those that charge, how much they charge and how long you get for your money.

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Weird and Strange Driving Laws

We’ve all come across some strange rules and regulations whilst driving, whether we find speed limits in different countries odd, or can’t understand why the drink drive limit around the world varies so much, driving in a different country can bewilder at time. However, there are some really weird driving laws out there that will really blow your mind.

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Airport Wi-Fi Charges Revealed

Following a study in 2014 of free Wi-Fi provision (or not as the case may be at airport such as Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen and Berling Tegel) at Europe’s busiest airports, we’ve taken a fresh look at how the situation has changed at the UK’s top 20 busiest airports.

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Airport Luggage Trolley Charges Revealed

We all know that the cost of a flight ticket is just the start of our pocket-emptying experience of getting from A to B by air, at every turn lurks another charge, bill or cost that you need to be aware of.

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Do I need to wash my rental car

We’re often asked if you need to wash your rental car before returning. Whilst there is no set rule here, it’s reasonable to say that under normal use you wont be expected to wash your rental car (or have it washed) before you return it. Whilst the car will be valeted before you take delivery, you needn’t return it as clean as it was at pick up.

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Can I extend my rental car period?

We’re often asked if it’s possible to extend a car rental, the simple answer is yes, however there are some points to consider first that may affect the ability to do this and costs involved. We recommend that you contact us as soon as you know of your plans to extend your car rental as this gives us the best opportunity to achieve the best price.

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Can I return a rental car early?

We’re often asked if it’s possible to return a rental car early, the simple answer is yes, of course it is possible, however there are some things you need to know before making your decision. Plans change and sometimes the unexpected happens so whilst it’s rarely planned to return your rental car early, sometimes it just can’t be helped.

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When Does Istanbul New Airport Open? 29 October 2018

The long awaited, if not rather underwhelmingly named Istanbul New Airport is set to open towards the tail end of 2018. The staged project is set to bring about a new world order in aviation as Turkey targets the worlds biggest (or at least busiest) airport accolade.

 

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Smoking in a rental car – Can I smoke in a hire car?

All rental cars are deemed smoke free zones and your rental terms and conditions will stipulate that you are not permitted to smoke in a rental car. That said, unless local legislation stipulate otherwise, you won’t be breaking any laws by lighting up in a rental car.

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Car Rental Bookings - Mobile v Desktop

The rise of mobile usage for car rental searches and bookings is no longer news, it’s well established and documented that more and more of us are using mobile devices to search and book travel than ever, a trend that shows no signs of slowing.

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Which Car Hire – How to Find the Right Rental Car

Need help picking the right hire car? We offer the widest range of rental cars from all of the leading suppliers which means we have a great choice of cars for you, however that might confuse matters with so much choice.

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