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Renting a family car on holiday

Read our advice for a stress-free approach to hiring a car on holiday

Posted: 30 August 2011
by Junior

Often, you’re at your weakest when you hire a car on holiday, tired and stressed after a flight. Here are some dos and don’ts to help make the process a little easier:

- Don’t book the smallest car available just because it’s cheap – remember you have luggage, too, and possibly a pushchair to fit in.

- Pre-book baby or child seats. 

- Pack both parts of your driving licence and confirmation of your booking.

- If you have a baby or toddler and are going somewhere hot, consider air conditioning.

- Check the car for bumps and scratches to avoid paying for someone else’s damage. 

- Visit before you sign up for the extra insurances offered. Policies cost from £3.99 per day.

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Yes very true,
When family is going for a trip there is always a good amount of weight with them and i am sure it always require a big car for safe and comfortable trip.
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Posted: 04/05/2012 at 06:50

car baby seats is the must car accessory which many ignore

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 15:14

Thank you Junior magazine for sharing this really good and informative post for Used cars for Sale as well. Renting a used car on a holiday is way better than then paying for transportation in other city.

Posted: 24/02/2018 at 11:48

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