March 2018
Recent Blog Posts

Car Hire GPS – Or Data Roaming with Google Maps?

The last thing you need when hiring a car abroad is to get lost. Driving on the other side of the road, sat on the other side of the car, using your right hand to change gear rather than your left, there is a lot to take on board if hiring a car in Europe. Throw in road signs in a different language and no matter how good your sense of direction, getting lost is a distinct possibility. So it’s little surprise that all rental agents offer GPS (satellite navigation) as an optional extra when hiring a car and it’s equally little surprise that they charge handsomely for it.

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Stolen Rental Car – What you need to do?

Car theft has been in the news a lot recently as criminals have learnt to defeat modern security devices and whilst this is generally a problem for higher end and more valuable cars which typically represent only small percentage of rental car fleets, the problem doesn’t seem to be getting any better.

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