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Top Tips for maintaining your vehicle

Top Tips for maintaining your vehicle

Maintaining your vehicle regularly doesn’t take too long, check the basic maintenance items in your car like engine oil, transmission fluid or tires. This generic car maintenance checklist is designed to give you a general idea; as different cars have different requirements. For the correct information on how to maintain your car, as well as […]

Top tips for comparing van hire prices

Top tips for comparing van hire prices

When you are looking at renting a vehicle just like shopping for anything else, whether it be a car, a house or even your weekly food shopping, the price and value for money is always one of, if not the top priority. But when you are looking at renting a vehicle it is not as […]

Top Tips for Driving in Icy and Snowy Weather

Top Tips for Driving in Icy and Snowy Weather

In winter check the local weather forecast for warnings of icy or snowy weather. DO NOT drive in these conditions unless your journey is essential. If it is, take great care and allow more time for your journey. Take an emergency kit of de-icer and ice scraper, torch, warm clothing and boots, first aid kit, […]

Contract hire explained by Central Self Drive – Confidence In Contract hire

Contract hire explained by Central Self Drive – Confidence In Contract hire

Contract hire is essentially the rental of a car or van at a heavily discounted price based on a long-term lease (anything from 3 to 5 years), prices will vary depending on vehicle type/spec, and service and maintaining levels required & anticipated annual mileage. Most quotes show as follows: Central’s easy guide to reading your […]

5 questions to ask your vehicle hire supplier

5 questions to ask your vehicle hire supplier

If you’re in business and regular use vehicle hire suppliers, or if you are considering moving your owned fleet to hire, I’m sure you’ll be aware there can be so much more to vehicle hire then the rates. Type of vehicles (reliability, age, fuel consumption, specification), availability of vehicles maintenance package, tyre policy’s, fuel policy, […]

Celebrating 50 years of Central Self Drive

Celebrating 50 years of Central Self Drive

Time to Celebrate This year we have been busy celebrating 50 years of operation, with the help from the people of Warrington who have supported and celebrated the business growth alongside us. We have transitioned from a family-run business into a high-preforming small to medium enterprise. Even though we are up to nearly 300 vehicles […]

Top Driving Tips For Rental Vans In Winter

Top Driving Tips For Rental Vans In Winter

Top Tips for Driving Rental Vans in Icy & Snowy Weather In winter check the local weather forecast for warnings of icy or snowy weather. DO NOT DRIVE your rental vans in these conditions unless your journey is essential. If it is, take great care and allow more time for your journey. Take an emergency kit of […]

Top Tips For Hassle Free Van Hire

Top Tips For Hassle Free Van Hire

  When you plan and pick up your van hire it is really important that you ensure everything is taken care of and you have covered every base. Every company will have slightly different conditions and rules, so it is important that you are aware of all items when you book. Why not read our […]

Say hello to Anna!

Say hello to Anna!

Here at Central Self Drive, we want to let you know who it is that you’re going to be working with. That’s why we would like to introduce Anna as one of our Rental Agents. We’ve asked Anna some questions about herself for you to find out more.   Q1. What is your current position […]

Driving Tips to Prepare for the Summer Months

Driving Tips to Prepare for the Summer Months

We all know how busy the roads get during the summer months, the sun comes out and so do the extra vehicles on the road. Day trips to the beach, caravans heading away for the weekend, classic cars come out of their winter storage, it all takes its toll on the UK roads. The last […]

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