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Driving a car in Europe – here’s everything you need to know

05/01/2018

Taking a car on holiday can be an excellent idea. Rather than having to rely on public transport or taxis, being able to jump in a car gives you the freedom to travel wherever you want, when you want – allowing you to take your holiday at your own pace and explore attractions that are off the beaten track.

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Great days out for car lovers in Bedfordshire

20/12/2017

Unsurprisingly, we’re huge fans of cars here at Mayday Vehicle Rentals - that’s why for two decades we’ve been in the business of renting them out! Our headquarters are based in Luton, and did you know that in Bedfordshire there are lots of places where car lovers can spend a great day out? We look at some of them in this article.

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Green car rental: save money and help the environment with our eco-driving tips

13/12/2017

Driving sensibly not only conserves fuel and saves you money; it also cuts pollution and helps to protect the environment too.  In this blog, we look at different ways in which you can drive more efficiently.

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Driving to London Luton Airport: the essential guide

29/11/2017

London Luton Airport (LLA) is one of the UK’s largest airports, which last year had its busiest year ever with 14.5 million passengers travelling through the airport. London Luton looks set to get even busier in future, as work is currently underway to expand the airport and increase its capacity to 18 million passengers by 2018.

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What should I do if I have an accident or breakdown in my rental vehicle?

15/11/2017

Have you considered what you’d do if you had an accident or a breakdown in your rental vehicle? Whilst none of us like to prepare for the worst, it is a very sensible thing to do. If you’re hiring a car for a holiday, planning ahead for all eventualities is a great way to reduce stress and so disconnect and enjoy our holiday more.

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Should I rent or buy vehicles for my business?

18/10/2017

The vehicles driven by you and your employees can help to project an image of professionalism and success which can in turn influence clients, customers and suppliers in their decision to do business with you.

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The dos and don’ts of renting a vehicle

04/10/2017

What are the fundamentals of renting a vehicle? This is just one question that leads us on to many others – will I need additional insurance? How many drivers should I put down? Can I drop it off at a different branch? Can I cross the border into a different country? In short, it’s a minefield when it needn’t be. Here’s a breakdown of what to do, and so leave you free to enjoy your travel experience, be it business or pleasure.

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Moving house? Here’s what you need to remember when hiring a van

14/09/2017

Moving house is consistently rated as one of the most stressful activities of all time. But it needn’t be, and as you work through your checklist of things which need to be completed, be sure to make hiring a van a top priority. After all, planning equals peace of mind and knowing how you will get your stuff from your old house to your fantastic new house is a major element of this all-important day.

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How to save money on your holiday car rental

13/09/2017

If it hasn’t happened to you, then you will know someone it has happened to - holiday car rentals are never as smooth as they are supposed to be.

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Five amazing road trips in the United Kingdom

06/09/2017

The Road Trip. It’s a staple of the Hollywood buddy movie, complete with awe inspiring desert landscapes and perhaps an encounter with a medicine man or a destitute chancer. But what about the road trip in our native green and pleasant land? There are over 200,000 miles of road to experience and despite the congestion in many of the cities and on the motorways, there are some incredible stretches through picturesque countryside that will leave its mark on your memory.

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Renting a van? Follow Mayday’s van rental tips

06/09/2017

If you’re moving house, or simply moving a couple of large items for business purposes, hiring a self-drive van can be a convenient and cost effective way of transporting your belongings or goods.

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