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Customer questions about Teesside car hire

Hi I need to hire a car from the 30th March to the 5th April. I need a company who will accept Vias Electron or cash on delivery?

Unfortunately, only a credit card in the main drivers name is accepted in order to hire a vehicle. The only way around this is if someone was travelling with you who had a valid driving licence and credit card they could be the main driver and you the additional driver.

Teesside Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • The name Teesside changed to Cleveland before that name became defunct.
  • Teesside was the location for much of Britain’s heavy industry.
  • The name Teesside is no longer current with the area divided between North Yorkshire and County Durham.
  • Stockton-on-Tees is split between the two counties.
  • Teesside was made up of Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, Redcar and Billingham.

Nearest Petrol Stations to Teesside

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Teesside Mini Guide

Isn’t Teesside Simply a Group of Industrial Towns?
It used to be but the traditional industries have now disappeared and the towns are now populated with smaller, cleaner high technology companies. The closure of the big industries such as steel and chemical plants has made the region look to its natural sights to attract the tourist who in years past would not have considered visiting. Apart from the Tees Valley which is beautiful in places, there’s quick access to the North York Moors and the historic cathedral city of Durham is close by.

How do I get to Teesside?
Durham Tees Valley Airport is only ten miles from Middlesbrough and makes for a quick way to get there from other regional airports. From the airport to any of the towns and cities of the area is less than half an hour. An alternative is to take the east coast railway line up from London which stops at Middlesbrough and other destinations in the region.

So What can I see in the Area?
There is a lot you can do in the towns and cities that make up Teesside. Preston Park in Stockton is a great place for a family day out. It has acres of parkland to picnic in and a quiet spot is always easy to find. On snowy days people come here to sledge on the gentle slopes of the park grounds. There’s also a reconstruction of a Victorian Street with houses holding exhibits of what life was like at the time of the Industrial Revolution.

In Marton there’s the museum dedicated to Captain James Cook, one of Britain’s most famous explorers. The displays bring to life what conditions were like on his ship, HMS Discovery, during his longer journeys and there’s a range of artefacts belonging to the man. 
 

Latest Update from Teesside:

03/05/13 - On the 1st and 2nd of June, Teesside hosts the festival called 'Look'a Teesside' which will showcase artistic, musical and dramatic talent from across the region. Turning Stockton-on-Tees into an indoor and outdoor exhibition, there's going to be so much to enjoy.

Driving in Teesside

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    Road Driving Side

  • 30mph

    Urban speed Limit

  • 60mph

    Rural Speed Limit

  • 70mph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  • 80mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  • GBP £

    Currency

  • 25

    Min Rental Age

  • YES

    Tolls

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Decades ago Teesside would have been crowded with factories belching smoke, producing many of the products the UK exported to the rest of the world. Hire a car to see the Teesside of today relying on tourists coming to visit the more natural attractions of the Tees Valley.

Pride of place amongst these is the long distance footpath along the Tees which enables the active to see the remains of the area’s fortunes now as derelict factories or warehouses turned into luxury flats along a river that is cleaner than it has been for hundreds of years.

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