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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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Car Hire: Free Additional Driver

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Posted: July 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.

Whether you are renting a car for a few days or a month (or more!), if you’re travelling with the family or in a group sharing the driving with someone else can be very welcome. You might be driving long distances and want to break up the drive between 2 or more drivers, or just want to share the burden of the driving on your holiday.

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EV Car Rental – Why So Few Electric or Hybrid Rental Cars?

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Posted: June 12, 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.

Nearly 200,000 Plug-in electric cars (EV) were registered in the UK in 2018, up from just 50,000 in 2015 representing nearly a 300% increase in just 4 years. That surge in demand was always going to level out and 2019 to date looks to be matching 2018 with peak registrations of 9,000 in March to coincide with the new UK registration plates (19).

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Different Airline Flight Path - Why Do Routes Change?

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Posted: June 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.

If you’ve flown a return trip recently you might wander why it took a different amount of time to get to your destination as it did to get home? Sometimes your outbound flight might be significantly longer, or shorter than your inbound flight leaving you questioning why the difference in time?

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Heathrow Airport Security – Liquids and Laptops Allowed in Cabin Bags

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Posted: June 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.

Heathrow Airport has announced it is rolling out new security scanners over the next few years capable of detecting liquids and laptops, tablets etc and their contents within passengers hand luggage.

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Sick in a Rental Car – Tips to Avoid Travel Sickness

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Posted: June 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.

Travel sickness, or motion sickness as it’s officially known is an unpleasant condition where you’ll likely experience one or more of the following symptoms; Dizziness, Fatigue, Vertigo, Nausea and Nausea-induced vomiting (car sickness)

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Parkrun in Spain – Is there a parkrun in Spain?

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Posted: May 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.

At present there are no parkruns in Spain, which is a great shame for those taking a holiday and wanting to indulge in a little parkrun tourism. It’s surely only a matter of time however before the bug that is parkrun sweeps over from France and into Spain and Portugal.

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Car Hire Pain – Did you mean Car Hire Spain?

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Posted: May 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.

We’ve all done it, searched for something in our favourite search engine and hit ‘go’ only to see a very unexpected set of search results. Wondering what on earth is going on, not until you check your search term does all become clear that you have in fact mis-spelled your search term.

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Trunki on Wizz Air – Free Hand Luggage

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Posted: May 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.

If you’re flying with Wizz Air this year and planning to take a Trunki as hand luggage you need to know if a Trunki is allowed as hand luggage before you arrive at the gate.

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Can I take a Rental Car to Montenegro from Croatia?

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Posted: May 14, 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.

Cross border charges are not uncommon in car rental, it’s a common request and depending on where in the world you are will depend on whether it’s permitted and how much it might cost.

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Car Rental Scratch or Dent - Should You Repair?

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Posted: May 14, 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 rented a car and noticed a scratch or a dent before you hand it back that wasn’t there when you collected the car, you could be in for a hefty bill. You may not have knowingly damaged the car, or it may not have even been you at all.

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Car Rental One Way Fee – What is a one-way fee?

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Posted: May 13, 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.

Whilst the majority of rental cars are returned to the same location where they are picked up, it’s not as uncommon as you might think to want to return a rental car to a different location.

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Parkruns in New Zealand - parkrun Car Hire Discount

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Posted: May 13, 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.

Wind the clock back just 4 years and there were only 10 parkruns in New Zealand, 8 on the north island and just 2 on the south. As of May 2019 there are 28 with 18 on the north island and 10 on the south.

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Congestion Charge in a Rental Car – Driving in London

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Posted: May 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.

If you’re visiting London and renting a car and plan to drive within the congestion zone there are some things you need to know that could save you a hefty fine or penalty notice.

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Airline Nut Allergy Policies

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Posted: April 26, 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.

Following the news that easyjet have banned the sale of all nut products from their flights, we look at all the major airlines nut allergy policies to let you know the current nut policy of the major airlines outlining which airlines sell nuts on board and which offer nut free meals.

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Bournemouth Airport Drop Off Parking Charge

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Posted: April 25, 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 paid a visit to Bournemouth Airport recently, listed as the UK’s most expensive airport drop off to check out the situation. And the situation has not changed, it’s still the same £3 to drop off at the airport.

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