A car has become an essential part of every family in today’s age, but not everyone can afford to buy a brand new car. But worry not; there are thousands of used cars available at affordable rates. However, unlike brand new cars, used cars must be bought after deep scrutiny. To make sure you get the best deal for your hard earned money, follow these tips to buy a used car:First thing is to decide how much you are willing to spend on a used car. To save yourself from any hassle later on, ask the seller about the price. Is it negotiable or fixed? Now, this is the price you have to pay for the car only. You should [...]
To some, driving to Europe for work is an added bonus, while others might see it as a necessary but unwanted chore. Regardless of whether you eagerly await the opportunity to head to mainland Europe or avoid it wherever possible, you should ensure you are prepared. Thankfully, in the modern era, it is easy to check on local driving laws, inexpensive to use your mobile phone if you are prepared, and easy to plan and track your journey.
Check Your Mobile Phone Data Roaming
Some mobile phone packages include European data roaming as part of the monthly package, and you may not need to [...]
Few of us can afford the outlay required to buy a brand new sports car or top of the range luxury car, but leasing a performance car remains a viable and even affordable option. Depending on the type of lease agreement that you sign up for, the agreement may even include costs like road tax and general maintenance, and you can either hand the car back to drive a new model every few years, or pay the final fee and buy the car you’ve been driving at the end of the lease agreement.
Before you talk to a lease company or get more information on leasing luxury cars, you will need to perform some basic calculations. Primarily, [...]
From professional Formula 1 teams to semi-pro rally teams, one aspect of managing a racing team that should never be overlooked is that of buying, storing, using, and even disposing of fuel properly. There are rules and regulations that teams have to follow, some of which are set out by the governing bodies of major motorsports and some by government bodies, and it is also important to consider the degradation and contamination of the fuel, especially when it comes to long-term storage.
Storage Equipment Depending on the location where the fuel will be stored, it may be required that the team has a bunded tank. This [...]
As a taxi driver, adequate insurance is a necessary, albeit expensive, part of making your livelihood. As there are many different elements that come into your insurer providing your insurance policy it is more likely to cost more than the average car drivers’ insurance coverage. This is why it is crucial that you find the right policy for you, while changes in the industry caused by the rise of Uber have also complicated the challenge facing drivers.
The first thing to consider, as there are several different types, is what variation of insurance you need. You can work this out based on what type of taxi driver you [...]
During the depths of the great recession, the majority of British citizens chose to holiday in the UK as a way of reducing costs and saving as much of their hard-earned money as possible. This trend has begun to reverse as the global economy has recovered, as while people are not spending as recklessly as they were in the build-up to the economic downturn they are more inclined to invest in European or overseas trips in the modern age. Road-trips across Europe are becoming particularly popular in the modern age, as they offer the ideal combination of cost-effectiveness and adventure.
The key considerations when taking a [...]
As we approach the end of the year, many dealership will start to phase 2015 models out in favor of the latest iterations. This period is commonly seen as the best time to buy if you’re interested in buying on the new market. Any promotions will just be starting so they won’t have featured long enough for all of the desirable vehicles to have been sold out yet. There’s a lot more to analyzing the market than simply the time of year, though, so here’s a look at the bigger picture.
The Impact of PCP on the Market
In the UK, almost two and a half million new cars were sold in [...]
Nothing makes a car look older or more dilapidated than peeling paintwork and a lashing of rust. No amount of washing, waxing, or polish can hide such a finish, and driving around in a rundown old banger isn’t good for anyone’s self-esteem.
However, paying for a professional paint job is costly. Irrespective of whether your car needs a whole body overhaul or just a few scratches covering up, garages know how to charge, and although you might find yourself with a gleaming car at the end, you’ll also find yourself with empty pockets.
Luckily for you, [...]
When most people think of a leased car, they imagine a corporate or commercial vehicle intended only for business use. However, this doesn’t have to be the case and personal car leasing is in fact becoming increasingly popular in the UK. For many people, this allows them to be able to drive cars that would normally be out of their price range in a responsible way.
How Does It Work?
Leasing provides a straightforward approach to driving a car. You’ll pay a monthly fee to the lender just like you would with a rental. However, rather than being able to drive the car over the course of a [...]