Thursday 21 April 2011

It must be Christmas insurance4carhire lowers price

No it's Easter, but a real Christmas present as insurance4carhire.com has lowered the cost of it's Annual Europe car hire excess insurance to only £37.99 a year.

In euros this is currently €47.49 or in US dollars $69.14

This is really a most competitive price for car hire excess insurance from the company that put car hire excess insurance on the driver's map.

Back in July 2010 the price was lowered from £49.00 to £39.20 at several sites including insurance4carrental.com and sites within the jml Group.

The cost of the annual 31 days Worldwide was reduced from £65.00 to £52.00 for those customers visiting the insurance4carrental.com and jml Group sites advertising the product. (€65.00 / $94.64)

So if you are about to hire a car and want to save money by buying an annual policy why not arrange yours today?

To find out more visit insurance4carhire.com by following this link. http://www.insurance4carhire.com/index.asp?linkfrom=4&curID=1&langID=1&refID=188

Happy Easter

Monday 18 April 2011

After Monaco London has electric car hire

After Monaco London has electric car hire

More Women drivers renting vans?

On the 1st March we ran an article on this blog "Are women in the drivers seat when it comes to van hire?"

We reported that in February this year our ox sixteen sales of Towergate’s Insuremyvanhire.com only one was a woman.

In March there were 21 sales and the number of women taking these van hire excess insurance policies had increased to 3. Does this mean there is more equality in the van rental business?

Looking at the stats provided by insurance4carhire.com in March once again the majority of people buying car hire excess were still men.

Could be sometime before more women than men purchase these car hire excess insurance products.

If you are about to move, got a lot of DIY materials to collect or furniture or taking a day trip to France to buy lower price alcohol, find out more about van hire excess insurance at http://www.insurance4vanrental.com

Wednesday 13 April 2011

Holiday Autos is keen to help regulator stamp out some of the malpractices which occur within the car hire industry

According to a posting on Travel Daily UK on the 11th April 2011 Holiday Autos has called on the car hire industry to help it build a code of conduct after a YouGov study found that budget-conscious consumers are taking risks when booking car hire.

According to the news report, mystery shoppers found that half of car hire firms do not have a customer support centre or a 24 hour point of contact. Around 38 percent of companies would not allow bookings to be changed online and complaints about the industry are said to have increased 30 percent. "There has been a worrying increase in the number of companies that are taking advantage of consumer trust and tarnishing the reputation of the car hire industry with their unscrupulous behaviour,” said Stuart Nassos, managing director of Holiday Autos.

"Holiday Autos is keen to help our regulator stamp out some of the malpractices which occur within the industry. The Code of Conduct we are working to create for brokers aims to regulate industry practices.” The code would look to set transparent pricing standard; ensure the customers understand terms and conditions; eliminate misleading advertising and create a faster response to complaints.

However despite the dubious operation behind some businesses, the ‘Car Hire Uncovered’ report found that 23 percent of consumers would book car hire through a company they had never heard of if the price was cheaper than competitors and 70 percent would not check if the company had a 24 hour support service.

Furthermore, the price-driven spend meant that only five percent of respondents considered customer service to be important, although 10 percent had reported they had a bad experience last year and complaints in the sector have increased 30 percent. Less than a third (23 percent) cared about the reputation of the company they booked through.

Read the Holiday Autos Car Hire Uncovered lifting the bonnet on car hire HERE

Tuesday 5 April 2011

Car Rental drivers must pay the London Congestion Charge

CChargepass will make it easy and save you money by ensuring you “never forget to pay

As anyone living or working in London will know the London Congestion Charge is a daily charge payable by motorists travelling into or within the London Congestion Charge Zone.

The main objectives of the Congestion Charge are to reduce traffic congestion and to raise funds for investment in London's transport system. The Zone came into operation in Central London in 2003. The system is run on an automatic basis using CCTV and Automatic Number Plate Recognition.

What about visitors to London who rent a car?

The Congestion Charge is £10 plus a £2 admin fee fromCChargepass. If you do not pay the Congestion Charge by midnight on the following charging day, a penalty of £120 will be issued. If the penalty is paid within 14 days the fine is reduced to £60. The Car Rental Company, as the registered owner, will pay the fine. The Car Rental Company will then charge your credit card for the penalty (£60) and an admin fee of £30-£50. This means each day you travel into London can cost you as much as £110

So what do you do?

Register with CChargepass.com for an annual fee of just £15 and each day they will text you to ask if you have entered or intend to enter the Congestion Zone. Reply "Yes" and they will charge your credit card for that day’s entry. No reply and your card will not be charged....Simple

Find out more Here

Self Drive Car Hire business insurance being advertised at insurance4carrental.com

Insurecarhire Self Drive Hire Insurance is now being promoted at the jml-insurance site and at insurance4carrental.com.

Insurecarhire offers the following products:

Self Drive Hire Insurance available on either "Pay-as-you-Go" or Annual Basis •Accident Management Insurance & Credit Hire Insurance •Taxi Hire Insurance along with Public, PCO & Private Hire Insurance •Classic Self Drive Hire Insurance •UK & European Breakdown cover •Motorhome Hire Insurance & Campervan Hire Insurance •Horsebox Hire Insurance •Motor Trade Insurance & Self Drive Hire Insurance

For more information CLICK HERE