Car Hire

Car Hire Information

A car hire company is a company that (for a fee) will rent you a car; usually these are for a short period of time, typically ranging from a day to a couple of weeks. Car hire is often organized in advance and can normally be booked on line.

Car hire is normally an option for people who are for a temporary period of time are out of reach of a car. This usually includes travellers from other cities of countries who are visiting and need a car to get around. Or, for the owners of damaged cars who are waiting for the repairs to be completed or their insurance compensation. Originally started in 1918 by Walter L Jacobs, Hertz is one of the longest established car hire companies; they were also the first in America. They were known as Rent-a-car and had twelve Model T Fords.

Now there are literally 00's of car hire companies all over the UK. Some are large companies with multiple sites. Some are small, maybe only with a few vehicles. What you can be sure of is that if you do at some point in the future need to hire a car for any sort of purpose, your local car hire company will surely have the right car for you.

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