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Do you need an international driving permit in the USA?

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Posted: October 07, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

If you’re renting a car in the USA, you may need an international driving permit (IDP) depending on what state you plan to visit. Most US states do not require visitors to carry an international driving permit, however some do and you need to know before you arrive as you cannot arrange one on arrival, it has to be done in the country where your domestic license was issued.

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Driving in Europe after Brexit – You may need an international driving permit

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Posted: October 04, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

If the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal on October 31st 2019, you may require an international driving permit to drive in some countries in Europe. It’s looking increasingly likely that any decision / announcement is going to go down to the wire leaving those with travel plans in Europe shortly after little choice by to apply for an international driving permit.

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How to get a tourist visa for Saudi Arabia

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Posted: September 30, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

You can apply for a tourist visa for Saudi Arabia online, or on arrival into any of its international airports. It’s highly recommended to apply before travel should there be any issues and your visa be declined.
 

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Japan Airlines seat map – Babies and other annoying passengers on a plane

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Posted: September 27, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

When Japan Airlines announced that it has launched a new tool to aid its customers avoid babies on a plane, little did it know that it would be the no.1 topic trending on Twitter that day. Whichever side of the fence you sit when it comes to crying babies on a plane, it seems that Japan Airlines have kicked a hornet’s nest. With both feet. And then kicked it again.

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Thomas Cook Collapse Bad News for BA Pilots?

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Posted: September 24, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

The long-standing dispute between British Airways and its pilots could have taken an unexpected turn in favour of the airline with the collapse of Thomas Cook on Monday 23rd September 2019.

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Thomas Cook Flight Cancelled - Car Hire

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Posted: September 23, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

If you’re one of the 150,000 British holidaymakers waking up the news that your tour operator, Thomas Cook (including Thomas Cook Airlines) has gone into administration and you’ve rented a car, what do you need to do?

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Maximum age to rent a car

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Posted: September 20, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

When it comes to age requirements to rent a car, much attention is given to under 25 car hire and how surcharges are applied for young people or those with limited driving experience. However less well documented are restrictions over the maximum age to rent a car. We’ve pulled data from all of the leading rental agents in Europe to display the maximum age to rent a car.

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Cross Border Car Hire South Africa

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Posted: September 18, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

We’re often asked if you take a rental car from South Africa to neighbouring countries and, what, if any restrictions or costs are associated? The simple is yes, you can take a rental car from South Africa across the border into some countries, but not all.

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Can you take a rental car on the Nurburgring?

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Posted: September 17, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

The simple answer is no, but that’s not the full picture. Technically, there is little to stop you from taking a rental onto a public session at the Nurburgring, however we’d strongly advise against doing so.

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Best Rental Cars for Golf Holidays

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Posted: September 06, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

If you’re travelling abroad for a golfing holiday, whether a weekend break or a week-long trip, you’ll likely need to rent a car. Here we look at the best rental cars for golf holidays in the most popular golf holiday destinations of Ireland, Spain, Portugal and UK

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How much is a Ford Mustang?

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Posted: September 05, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

Mustang rental is one of the most popular model of rental car we arrange across the US, with nearly 1 in 4 of all USA rental cars booked through Rhino being a Mustang. Whilst a frequent sight if driving in the USA, the Mustang is a much rarer sight on UK and European roads.

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Eco Friendly Car Hire – Low Emission Car Rental

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Posted: August 29, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

We’ve covered the safest rental cars before, however in the increasingly environmentally conscious world we live, more and more customers are seeking the most environmentally friendly rental car.

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Rental Car USB Port – Charging Phone in a Rental Car

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Posted: August 27, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

Our phones have long been an integral part of our lives and whilst using a mobile phone whilst driving is likely to land you in trouble with the law, simply charging our phones whilst out on the road has become second nature. So what’s different in a rental car?

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Car Hire Guaranteed Make & Model

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Posted: August 27, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

A frequently asked question from customers is whether or not you can guarantee a particular make and model when renting a car. The simple answer in YES, however only in specific circumstances.

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Swap a Rental Car – How to Change Your Hire Car

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Posted: August 27, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

If you’ve booked your rental car and are expecting a certain type / class only to be disappointed when you arrive with what is presented, that doesn’t have to be the end of the story.

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Duty Free Prices v High Steet - Which is Cheaper?

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Posted: August 01, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

We’ve all been tempted by that great offer in the airport Duty Free shop only to find out that we could have bought the same item cheaper in the supermarket when home. By definition, purchasing an item in a ‘Duty Free’ shop should represent a great saving over the high street, supermarket or even online purchases as there is no duty to be paid on the item. In theory, the saving on duty should be passed onto the customer, however in practise that is seldom the case.

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Holiday Packing Hacks – Travel Luggage

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Posted: July 18, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

A recent study has suggested that the average family only use 64% of what they pack for their holiday. With the average case costing around £20 each way, £40 for a return flight that equates to around £15 wasted luggage per case, or for a family of 4, £60. We’ve put together our top holiday packing hacks to save you space and money!

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Funny Notes Left in Cars – Bad Parking

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Posted: July 10, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

We’ve all been there, pulled into a busy car park looking for a space only to find some moron has parked so badly they are taking up 2 spaces, or in the worst cases, if you really try, you can take 4 spaces in a supermarket!

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P Plate Car Rental Australia

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Posted: July 09, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

We’re often asked if you can rent a car with P Plate (provisional license) and whilst most rental agents unfortunately do not accept a provisional license, that’s not the case for all and we’re delighted to say that we can arrange car rental for P Plate and provisional license holders in Australia with certain restrictions.

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Holiday Food Quiz – Top 10 Local Delicacies

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Posted: July 05, 2019 by Global Administrator | with 0 comments
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Founder, ideas guy, IT specialist. Scott founded Rhinocarhire.com way back in 2007 and has steered the ship to where it is today, an award-winning car rental broker that has stood the test of time.

Wherever in the world you’re holidaying this year, one thing is certain, there will be a local delicacy or dish that you probably won’t have ever heard of. Whether you’re a foodie or not, trying local delicacies is a great way to explore and understand the culture of a different country.

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