Hiring a car blog posts


Renting a car from Avis in Central London is a quick and easy way to get moving, whether you’re driving out and about around the city or using a rental car for a well-earned break in the countryside. But it’s important to remember that even though the car belongs to Avis and not you, any congestion charge it attracts is still your responsibility. Avis advises all its customers using a car in central London that the congestion charge needs to be paid promptly – we would hate for you to have Read More >>

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The media is currently awash with reports of soaring fuel prices reaching a record high, and with a further increase due in April (depending on whether the Chancellor George Osborne bows to pressure from motorists) – the British are facing some of the highest prices in the world. At Avis we have been looking to see how you can make your fuel go further when renting a car and we found that Martin Lewis has put together some efficient driving tips on his site moneysavingexpert.com which claims Read More >>

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At Avis we know that when it comes to hiring a car, our customers know they want great value, unrivalled service and a comprehensive range. But we also understand that with such an extensive fleet you can be spoilt for choice and deciding which car is exactly right for the trip you’re planning can be hard. That’s why we’ve created a checklist of questions to help make sure the car you rent with Avis fits your needs perfectly. Who’s going? The more people travelling, the bigger the renta Read More >>

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At Avis, one of our customers has asked us for information on what they need to do to rent and collect a car with Avis at London Stansted Airport. We realised that if one of our customers is unsure then there must be others. Paul Cadwell our Avis Station Leader at London Stansted Airport has written the post below on what you need to do to rent and collect a car from Avis London Stansted Airport. If you are flying into London Stansted Airport and you wish to rent a car from Avis we are perfect Read More >>

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For many parents, driving in the early autumn usually features large doses of the school run. If your kids started at a new school this September, this may have put even more pressure on the family car – and on you. Renting some different wheels from Avis can give everyone a break (including the car) and it could make you fall in love with driving again this October half term break. Hiring a car is much simpler than taking the train or coach. Its also more comfortable, more convenient and inf Read More >>

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It’s that time of year again when proud parents are taking there children back to university, but are also trying to work out how to fit all of the essential and student comforts into one car. So why not let Avis help you gear up for the new term with ease by renting a large car from our fleet. We have all seen those cars driving down the motorway that are full to the brim with the university essentials as well are unhappy, squashed passenger, that are about to drive across the country to tak Read More >>

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With Glastonbury and Reading festivals just around the corner, it’s time to heave aside the pinstripes and spreadsheets and to embrace your inner cool. And though we’re big fans of the big festivals, we thought we’d take a look at some of the smaller set-ups that sometimes slip under the radar. And if you’re heading to a festival this summer, why not hire a larger car or people carrier from Avis to get you, your mates and all of your stuff there in total comfort? – As we all know t Read More >>

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Forget about badly organised coach trips from your holiday resort; the best way to experience the sights, culture and way of life of a country, is to take a road trip. And being able to hire a car at any Avis branch across the world makes road trips a real option, not just a daydream! The home of the great road trip has to be the United States, with thousands of miles of wide open highway criss-crossing America and creating some of the most famous road trips in the world. The iconic Route 66 fro Read More >>

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We’ve all seen those early summer cars – packed to the roof with quilts and cuddly toys, clothes and portable TVs, as parents struggle to get their kids home from university in just one trip. But why squash it all in and stress your suspension, when Avis Car Rental can provide the perfect ride with all the space you need? The annual migration home from Britain’s universities will be all too familiar to many parents. Trekking halfway across the country in comfort only to have the car fille Read More >>

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We are aware that a lot of our customers start their journey with a flight and some of them may be affected by the upcoming BA cabin crew strike. If, due to this strike you need to modify your travel arrangements, here is some information on how to make changes to your car rental booking with Avis. Note from Avis BA Partnerships Team: The forthcoming British Airways cabin crew strike, starting tomorrow and taking place on 20, 21, 22 March and 27, 28 , 29, 30 March, may be affecting your car ren Read More >>

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Why we love to blog

At Avis, we really do try harder. We pioneered blogging in the car rental world and we aim to make our blog much more than just an information source. You can use our blog to ask questions or tell us what’s important to you when you hire a car. We try harder because we care what you think, so we really do value your feedback.

New to car rentals? Our blog gives you tips and advice on getting the most out of your Avis car hire experience. You can find information about booking and hiring your car, safety tips, and eco driving. We also provide driving advice and the latest news about our fleet.

We understand that hiring a car is just one part of your trip, so our blog covers other aspects of holiday and business travel too. Whether you want to know more about business travel hire conditions, access to location and city guides or ideas for families travelling with children, it’s all here.

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