Things To Know Before Hiring A Vehicle
Whether you van contract hire Glasgow vehicles or anywhereelse inthe UK, hiring a car or a van is part and parcel of traveling. But there are several questions that leave the traveler stumped and confused; travelers are always wondering if they should pay for the gasoline,insurance and the other benefits at the rental desk and is it really worth it. Here are a few things that you need to know before hiring a vehicle.
- No need to prepay for gasoline:Unless you have a flight to catch at some unearthly hour or are very sure that the gasoline tank will be fully emptied, you don’t have to let the agency refuel the car for you. It is more expensive than you doing it yourself.
- No Need to purchase Insurance: Normally your vehicle insurance covers rental vehicles also thereby negating the need to buy additional insurance on the rental vehicle. It is better to confirm from your insurer before you embark on your trip. If you pay for the rental using your credit card then most certainly it will cover everything.
- Inspect thoroughly:Do not resort to a cursory glance around the vehicle before renting it. do a thorough inspection of the inside and outside and look out for theloose bumper, scratches,whether the power windows are working and other such minor details. It is best to take photos or video of the interiors and exteriors to prevent any unnecessary and unfair charges.
- Don’t return without inspecting completely:Once again it is better to have an attendeecheck the vehicle when you are returning to prevent any disputes later. Nowadays the common trend is to leave your car in the allocated spot with the keys in it and you walk away with your stuff. But then you will be held responsible for any damage that might have taken after you returned the car. To prevent that inspect thoroughly and once again take pictures to protect yourself.