Getting the most from your car rental experiences – avoid disasters – make it a dream run
In this column we intend to keep you up to date with not only what is happening in our own business, but also trends and happenings in other places around the world where you may wish to hire a car some day.
I got asked again the other day. Why are so many if your hire cars white? Now this is not the first time I have been asked this question, or something quite similar. It pops up from time to time, particularly when customers look into our plant room and observe a sea of white beings with faces staring back at them just begging to be hired out. What? You haven’t ever thought the fronts of many cars resemble faces with their chrome grill mouths and their polycarbonate plastic eyes staring back at you? Well never mind. Perhaps I just have an overactive imagination. So, back to the oft repeated question. Why so many white cars? Well, for a start, we live in sunny Queensland and it is warm pretty much all year round here. Some even claim . . .
Demurrage Although demurrage was and is a shipping term, thanks to adaptation by UK Car Rental Companies this concept is now also used to help in the recovery of costs for the victims of road traffic crashes. What this basically means is that where the party at fault is insured, it is possible to recover your car rental costs from them or their insurance company. This can be real handy to know if your own private car is involved in an accident where the other party is fully at fault. Why not have a rental car paid for by the other party’s insurance company, while your car is off the road being repaired? Being without your vehicle can be a significant problem and extremely frustrating, especially where you are not a . . .
They tell us that any website that remains static is slowly dying. Just as our car needs ongoing maintenance, TLC and occasional upgrading to provide us with efficient and reliable service, so it seems do our websites. The one constant in life is clearly 'change' and as technology races forward, it is easy to find ones self in constant catch up mode. Ongoing Google algorithm changes means ongoing improvements to one's website, if you are to be found by your customers. So it is at this time of the year again we find the need to make a number of changes and improvements to our website. You should start noticing yhese flowing through very soon. As a result of the current round of improvements you will notice our pages loading . . .
We rented a Tiida from you for 18 days. We were very pleased with the pick up and return arrangements and the Tiida. Next time we are in Noosa we will certainly use you again. Marion and Martin . . .
Greetings from the Aussie Bargain Car Rentals team. This week we are excited to announce the imminent arrival of our new Hyundai New generation i30 hatchbacks. Yes we are getting some of the first of these brilliant cars here on the Coast with the most. Hopefully our new "Ac . . .
You may have noticed we have added an Events tab to the left side of the main page. Click on that link to take you to a timeline of events we are aware of that are planned for the Sunshine Coast throughout the year. Check out what is happening while you are on holiday here o . . .
As in most industries, car hire and other vehicle rental practices continue to change. In many places the trend is now to have booking procedures and policies that more closely mirror accommodation industry norms. We will bring you more on those trends along with information . . .
As you may have noticed, our website is currently undergoing a number of cosmetic and content changes. The good folks at www.australianexplorer.com are helping us move to the next level with the introduction of this blog, a number of other social media links and brand new ev . . .
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I got asked again the other day. Why are so many if your hire cars white? Now this is not the first . . .
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Demurrage Although demurrage was and is a shipping term, thanks to adaptation by UK Car Rental Comp . . .
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They tell us that any website that remains static is slowly dying. Just as our car needs ongoing mai . . .
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