Europcar Announces Back To University Van Hire
Released on: September 29, 2011, 5:06 pm
Europcar, the leader in car hire services in Europe believes
that parents helping their children head to University often find the
family car just isn't big enough for everything that’s needed for
student life so it's either a case of making several trips or hiring a
But many drivers will be unfamiliar with what sort of van is best for the job and
what they should expect to pay for van hire, plus they may even be nervous about
driving a vehicle much bigger than their car. They may also want to avoid having
to drive the van both ways.
With these factors in mind, Europcar is offering a wide range of vans to families to
make the University trip as easy as possible, with great rates and one-way hire too.
It is also offering advice and tips on its website to help select the right van for
Europcar van hire
rates are very competitive and with vans available from over 130 locations across
the UK, Europcar is offering students the perfect way to get their belongings from
one end of the country to the other, with its one-way hire service. Europcar can
also deliver vans through weDeliver, its paid delivery and collection service.
"University terms are about to start and that means students will be trying to fit
everything but the kitchen sink into a backpack," said Ken McCall, Managing
Director, Europcar Group UK. "Rather than overloading the car, Mum and Dad can opt
for van hire to ensure everything that's needed can be transported in one easy
From the small Vauxhall Combo to the Ford Luton box van, Europcar has a van to suit
a wide range of needs. Tail lifts come equipped as standard with box vans from
Europcar, making it even easier to pick up those last minute essentials before term
starts. Additionally, all Europcar vans are fully maintained to manufacturer
specifications and covered by 24 hour breakdown, for added peace of mind.
"The minimum age for van hire is 25, so it's most likely Mum or Dad will have to
do the driving," Ken McCall continued. "But Europcar's range of vans, means we
have the right vehicle for the job and our hire packages also allow customers to
choose the package to suit them, whether they want to hire by the day, a week or
longer and our top tips on safe van driving ensure the move goes smoothly."
Europcar is the leading vehicle hire company in Europe, providing car mobility to 6
million customers. Through its franchisees and partners in over 150 countries,
Europcar gives access to the #1 network in car hire. Europcar brand portfolio
generated revenue of c.€3.1 billion including c.€2.0 billion Europcar group revenue.
Supported by 6,600 dedicated staff and with long-standing local presence, Europcar
facilitates the mobile lives of its customers around the world, offering them
customised and innovative car mobility solutions. Winner of the first World Travel
Award recognising the World's Leading Green Transport Solutions Company, Europcar
also was honoured with the Award in 2010, the second time it was presented.
Europcar is a subsidiary of Eurazeo.
For more information: www.europcar.co.uk
1 Bridgeman Road
020 8977 9132
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