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    Renting A Car

    I am thinking of renting a car for my next trip and need to know if there are any rules I need to be aware of as I have never rented a car before. I will be staying in the UK.

    1) Is there a certain amount of miles you can only do with a rented car?
    2) Can you take a rented car anywhere in the UK?
    3) How is insurance arranged for a rented car?

    Anything else which I have not covered above which might be useful would be great. Thanks in advance all

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    Rental cars...
    1. Some ask the type of milage your going to be doing and may limit it depending on how long you have the car.

    2. You rented it you take it anywhere you want. Except abroad and possibly anywhere off mainland UK. (IE Jersey, IOW, Ireland ect) Check the T&C's

    3. They arrange insurance but usually ask for a deposit (refundable) and have enormous excesses so don't bump it. Unless you maybe able to get your current insurers to insure it (but some rental places will only allow it to be insured fully comp). You can't use it 3rd party only I'm affraid.

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    Also make a note of the petrol, and make sure its on the paperwork when you recieve the car, and make sure its back to that when you book it back in.

    If not they charge comical rates.
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    Walk around the car pointing out any dents, scrapes and imperfections even if they say they've already done it. Go through it with them.

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    #2..... Avoid banger racing

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