Category: Global Hire Advice

The Cheapest and Most Expensive Countries to Rent a Car
25th November, 2021, in Global Hire Advice
Direct Car Hire Excess has conducted a study to find the cheapest and most expensive countries to rent a car. Our study looked at 15 countries to find the cheapest...
Your Guide to Hiring an Electric Car in Europe
27th August, 2021, in Global Hire Advice
Many car hire companies now offer a fleet of electric vehicles (EVs), so you can travel eco-consciously when you go abroad. It’s important to plan your trip carefully when using...
What’s the Difference Between Single Trip Cover and Annual Cover?
13th August, 2021, in Global Hire Advice
There are many different options available when you are getting car insurance and picking the right type of cover can be confusing. If you’re hiring a car, the insurance will...
Everything You Need to Know About Collision Damage Waiver
26th July, 2021, in Global Hire Advice
When you rent a vehicle overseas you may notice that the policy includes collision damage waiver protection as standard. However, in some countries, collision damage waiver insurance will need to...
How to Avoid Fines When Driving in UAE
Getting a fine or stopped by the police is the last thing you want when you’re on holiday. With our guide, you’ll be fully prepared so you don’t get caught...
Everything You Need to Know About Standalone Excess Insurance
Everything You Need to Know About Standalone Excess Insurance When hiring a car overseas it is always best to be prepared for the worst-case scenario. Whether you’re abroad on business,...
How to Protect Your Rental Car from Thieves
21st January, 2021, in Global Hire Advice, Travel Advice & Guides
When renting a car abroad especially, we are easy targets for thieves. Firstly, most hire cars will have a branded sticker which makes your rental car easily identifiable. The key...
Parking in Europe: What You Need to Know
15th January, 2021, in Global Hire Advice, Travel Advice & Guides
When you rent a car abroad, one of the most stressful times can be finding somewhere to park. You want somewhere that is fairly close to your destination, that is...
What You Need to Consider When Renting a Car with Kids
10th August, 2020, in Car Hire Help, Global Hire Advice
What You Need to Consider When Renting a Car with Kids Having kids shouldn’t stop you from going on adventures. Taking them with you is just part of the journey...
A Holidaymakers Guide to Driving in France
A Holidaymakers Guide to Driving in France Driving in France is pretty simple, apart from driving on the opposite side of the road if you’re from the UK even so...
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