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Car hire comparison sites promise to show total costs upfront

More than 30 leading car hire websites have promised to be more upfront about the total price customers will pay

29 March 2018

New code of practice for parking firms to be introduced - but some will be able to swerve it

Some private parking firms will have to abide by a new code of practice to be able to access car owners' details

29 January 2018

Car hire comparison sites investigated over possible 'hidden charges'

The CMA has announced it's investigating two car hire comparison websites and has written to 40 car hire companies

19 October 2017

Europcar repair costs investigation 'could cost firm £30 million'

Car hire firm Europcar has confirmed it's being probed over customer car repair costs which could cost them £30 million

17 July 2017

13 summer holiday savers to sort now

Including free airport lounges, cheap car hire & hotel booking trick.

24 May 2017

Motorists 'could show driving licence on smartphone' from 2018

The DVLA is developing a new digital service which will let you share your licence data with 'trusted' third parties

31 March 2017

Car hire firms ordered to improve price and service transparency

The EU has enforced rules which mean car hire firms must treat their customers more fairly

20 January 2017

Car hire agency Atlas Choice enters administration – your rights

Deloitte has been appointed administrator of the car hire agency after 100s of customer bookings were cancelled

19 January 2017

Atlas Choice customers told car hire bookings have been cancelled as firm deletes social media accounts

Some customers report having to pay again at airports while others have had their bookings cancelled at short notice

22 December 2016

The A-Z of motoring MoneySaving

Many spend £3,000+/yr running a car – here are 26 ways to slash costs

31 August 2016

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