The benefits of booking travel insurance in advance

Booking a holiday is really just the start of your journey, and while there is plenty to be excited about, you should also take steps to ensure that it isn’t ruined by unplanned events. By purchasing travel insurance in advance, these pitfalls can often be avoided...

Great short-haul half-term holidays

Not only do all of these locations provide the warmth you crave, they’re also within easy reach – making for relatively stress-free journeys with the kids in tow.

The Car Classification Lowdown

If you’re all set for your holiday and plan to hire a car, knowing exactly what type of vehicle you need can prove challenging. The wide array of vehicle jargon can easily become confusing, which is why it helps to know exactly what you’re getting when selecting a car category.

Picking a car for young drivers

After passing their driving test, the thoughts of many young drivers turn to getting their first car, but what exactly do they need to think about?

Best European Theme Parks

With more and more theme parks adding new rides, with varying heights, speeds and degrees of daringness, choosing the best one to meet your needs is becoming increasingly difficult.

The Top 10 Things To Do in Los Angeles

Many of us dream of taking trips away now and then, ever thought about travelling to Los Angeles for a break away? Then take a look at our quick guide about some of the things you can do in LA.

Europe’s value fuel – where to save costs on car hire

If you’re jetting off on a European holiday this summer and intend to hire a car and drive a lot, the cost of fuel could see your costs spiral.

Ranking the best low-cost airlines

Jetting off on holiday and looking for a great experience while still keeping the costs down?

Know your drink-drive holiday limits

If you’re going to hire a vehicle when on holiday and intend to enjoy a drink with dinner, it’s important that you check the local laws first.

Key questions to ask ahead of holiday car hire

Is hiring a car really the best option for you? Here are some of the key questions you should ask yourself before paying for car hire.

How van hire is cost-effective for businesses

Vehicles are one such asset for which expenses can quickly add up, but advances in technology, and the van and car hire sectors more generally, can help businesses to save.

How to handle an accident in a hire car

Hiring a car on holiday provides plenty of flexibility for your trip, but what happens if you face the unfortunate situation of something going wrong?

Unexpected charges continue to frustrate car hire customers

Damning new research shows that car hire customers are continuing to face unexpected charges related to their rentals.

How to take the best holiday photos

If you are about to embark on the holiday of a lifetime, you will probably be planning on taking a few snaps to show friends and family upon your return...

Ultimate road trips – Route 66, USA

A road trip promising unforgettable experiences, dramatic scenery and a chance to discover many new places...

Hiring a car in Europe? Do you have the paperwork completed?

If you’re planning a trip to Europe in the coming months and intend to drive or hire a car, you’ll need to be prepared...

Holidaying With a Home on Wheels

Not only does a motorhome or campervan holiday provide flexibility to travel where and when you like, but it also opens up a world of possibilities even when travelling on a budget...

Alicante Car Hire and Travel Guide

A guide to the many attractions and things to do in Alicante, Costa Blanca. This guide will equip you with lots of tips to take with you on your travels. From touchdown at Alicante Airport to renting your hire car to your first trip into the Old Town, we have it covered.

How van hire is cost-effective for businesses

For many businesses that are just starting out, funds can be tight and it can be tough to know what money really should be spent on...

The definitive car hire checklist

By checking the vehicle and paperwork thoroughly, you can protect yourself from unscrupulous actions by car hire companies. Doing so will not only mean you can relax and enjoy your holiday, but you’ll be well placed to tackle any issues if something does go wrong.

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Car Hire Insurance

Cover includes:
  • Excess on the car hire agreement
  • Tyres, windscreen and the underbody
  • Any driver aged 21 to 84 at the same premium
  • Cars and MPV's up to 9 seats

Van & Minibus Insurance

Cover includes:
  • Up to 15 seats
  • Single hire agreement for up to 14 days
  • Covering drivers aged between 24 and 64
  • Covering vehicles up to 7.5 metric tonnes for use in the UK