What do I need when renting a car?

Hiring a car for the first time can be daunting but with a checklist from Gatwick Car & Van Rental, you can’t go wrong when picking up your vehicle of choice. Afterall, knowing what to bring to the hire desk goes a long way to making your car hire quick and simple.   Licence check […]

How to choose the right size hire car

Choose the right hire vehicle during the online booking process and save yourself the hassle and additional cost of upgrading on the day. It’s easy to work out your vehicle size requirements with this handy guide from Gatwick Car & Van Rental. The golden rule is: hire a car that fits your passengers and their […]

A guide to self drive minibus hire

When all you need is one big vehicle to move everyone and the kitchen sink, only a minibus will do. Gatwick Car & Van Rental offer a choice of three minibus types, from 9 seater minibuses that almost anyone can drive, to 17 seater minibuses that are ideal for transporting big groups all at once. […]

Car hire fuel policies explained

To avoid being caught out by hidden charges when picking up or dropping off your hire vehicle, it is best to understand the fuel policy of the hire company. There are many ways of going about the business of fuel, and Gatwick Car & Van Rental would like to shine a light on the many […]

Top Picks for a St George’s Day Getaway

St George’s day is a traditional feast day celebrated by cities and nations where St George is the patron saint. The 23rd April falls on a Sunday this year, which is ideal for making the most of events happening across the country. You can soak up some culture in Leicester, or stuff your face in […]

5 top tips for family car hire

The family road trip is a time to make memories and share new experiences between parents and children. Sun, comfort and the open road are all waiting to be explored with the right set of wheels. Here are a few quick tips for a smooth family car rental experience:   Provide space for family and […]

Economical Driving in a Hire Car

Renting a car can save you a whole lot of hassle, whether you’re in need of emergency transport from an airport, or require a more suitable vehicle for a cross country trek. A rental car can be a convenient and cost effective way of getting around, and you can make it even more so by […]

What Is Long Term Vehicle Hire and How Can It Benefit Your Company?

Supply and demand is a constant consideration for any business, and that is particularly important when it comes to supplying your company fleet with new vehicles. Flexibility is important so that you can meet the changing demands of the industry and your customers. As such, finding a way to provide your company with new cars […]

Why Car Hire is Ideal for Your Christmas Break

As the festive season draws near it’s time to start thinking about your travel plans. Whether you’re off visiting relatives for a few days or looking to escape to somewhere more remote, you’ll need to be on top of your game to make sure everything goes smoothly.   Sorting out your transport is one of […]