5 things you need to consider when buying your first car
Aug01

5 things you need to consider when buying your first car

When it comes to buying your  first car there are some specific considerations writes Geraldine Herbert 1) Size Matters Think about how much space will genuinely be needed because the bigger the car the more it’s going to cost in terms of fuel and maintenance. So small is generally better plus it is much easier to drive and park a small car. 2) Basic is best We all enjoy a little luxury in life but when it comes to first cars the more...

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What you need to know about Residual Value
Aug01

What you need to know about Residual Value

Residual value is one of the most important factors to consider when buying a car and one of the most overlooked writes Geraldine Herbert While all cars depreciate, some lose much less value than others and there are factors you need to be aware of that affect resale values. Brand: The brand you buy has a significant impact on the resale value and historically some brands and models simply hold their value better than others. Paint...

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Eight hidden gems UK stay-cationers have to see
Jul09

Eight hidden gems UK stay-cationers have to see

Families looking to explore more of the UK this summer should check out one of these impressive hidden gems LeaseCar.uk  have researched and revealed eight of the most remarkable sights and locations in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland   1. Loch Awe, Scotland Located 94 miles from Glasgow is the country’s third largest freshwater loch. Between the various castle ruins, and the world-class trout fishing, Loch Awe...

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Six unexpected health conditions you MUST tell DVLA about
Jul06

Six unexpected health conditions you MUST tell DVLA about

Drivers have been warned about six surprising health conditions that the DVLA must be notified about – or motorists could face a fine of up to £1,000.  Car hire comparison site StressFreeCarRental.com have revealed six illnesses and ailments that must be declared, including vertigo and sleep apnoea. Motorists can be fined up to £1,000 if they fail to tell DVLA about a medical condition that affects their driving, and drivers may also...

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What is the world’s most Googled car brand?
Jun30

What is the world’s most Googled car brand?

Car maintenance brand Holts Auto has used Google data to determine the most-searched for car manufacturers in every country over the past 12 months Results showed BMW was the most googled car brand in the world, it also came top in the UK.  Some other results BMW most searched for in 137 countries Toyota came second, coming top in just 21 countries by comparison Mercedes-Benz was third, top in 5 countries Tesla interest is on the...

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Tips for driving in the countryside
Jun21

Tips for driving in the countryside

Too many of us drive too fast on country roads, oblivious to what that could be lying just around the corner writes Geraldine Herbert  Slow down and expect the unexpected. You never know when you go round a bend what you might encounter from a cyclist to a broken down vehicle. Tractors & Farm Vehicles When overtaking, leave nothing to chance, take your time and be safe. Don’t start your manoeuvre until you know exactly how you...

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