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Van Hire For a Day

Many people have the need for van hire sometime or other; vans in the UK are available to be hired from as little as an hour ranging up to a month or more. There are many reasons people choose to hire a van this can be for domestic purposes such as moving house or collecting a large item and commercial use such as carrying work tools or couriering. Whatever the need there is likely to be a van that is suited to the job. The most popular period of rental is van hire for a day which allows enough time for many jobs and can usually be purchased at a competitive price.

One day hire

Van hire for a day is offered by almost every van hire company and the price for the daily hire will depend on the size of the van and what extras you require. A small van for a day can be found for as little as £20 while a larger 7.5 tonne van may see you paying up to £200 for a day’s use. If you are planning on carrying out a large task such as moving home, paying the extra for a large van may prove more cost friendly. Trying to move house using a smaller a van will taking more trips to collect every item, this may lead to you needing the van for more than one day. Using a large van such as a Luton or a Sprinter will allow you more loading space and will carry a greater payload; this will save on the amount of trips needed.

Quotes for van hire for a day should include:
  • Insurance
  • VAT
  • Mileage allowance
Each of these items should be included in the quoted price. Some companies have a set mileage limit for the day, this will be set at a certain amount that when exceeded will be subject to a price per mile charge.

Nationwide van hire

Nationwide van hire companies can offer something that is appealing to those moving home or business and students leaving home for university, that is van hire for the day one way. Customers are able to collect (or take delivery) of a van first thing in the morning and then have the ability to return it to any of the hundreds of depots across the country. Nationwide companies such as National, Hertz and Europcar have hundreds of offices in areas across the UK meaning that one way hire can be offered, most local companies do not have the facilities to offer this service.

Quotes for hire

The prices will differ dramatically between companies for van hire for a day, it is best to get four of five quotes from companies in your area prior to booking. Companies that can offer online booking may also provide a discount for using the online service. Quotes can also be found online but is important to request any extras that you may require with the vehicle as this will alter the cost.

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