Ioannis Kastrinakis | Cretarent

Move In And Around Easily In The Cities With Car Hire

Aug 15th 2014 at 9:24 PM

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign said the popular Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson. This sincerely describes the purpose of the travel around the world that everyone should come across in the life. It is one of the ultimate stress busters of life and provides a great relief from a routine or mechanical life. Travel changes the monotony of life and work and fundamentally transform traveler from inside. It has been an influential tool for personal development. People gather at one place leaving their various activities and rushing from several places to forget all their worries, celebrate and enjoy the leisure time not to ponder but wonder. They get benefitted with a new zeal, fresh outlook and better determination after returning home from a travel. To make a family trip or a trip with friends, the self-owned vehicle like car plays a crucial role. Unless a car is owned, the alternate choice is to hire it for some short period of time from few hours to weeks from an agency or a company that rents cars for a payment.

When people’s self-owned car is in out of service or out of reach, their first approach to pay off the loss are the car rental companies which truly serve their need on time in such a way that not to distract their planned trip. If someone’s owned car is met with an accident and hence ruined or damaged that is expecting insurance compensation or repair, he/she deserves the assistance of car hire service as well. Car hire business offers various concessions or added products to the customers include entertainment systems, GPS navigation systems, insurance and also things like mobile phone. This business operates on leasing or purchasing cars and hiring them out to the clients for a fare.

The vehicles that are opted for leasing or renting out are known as fleet vehicles. The fleet cars are classified as follows like the hired out cars can be owned through making installment payments over the time by the clients or they can be possessed under a guaranteed buyback package referred as repurchase cars for which the price and other terms defined by manufacturers at the end of a demarcated term. Otherwise the cars can be leased for some long term and returned back to the rental agency after paying some money unless desired to own.

The rental companies have choice of reselling the cars to the public through the third party dealers or manufacturers with the brand name of second hand car. Auctions are also being conducted to resell the ex-rental stock to favor the low income communal group. Independent car hire agencies at metropolitan cities or nearby airport offer high-end cars for hire out whereas some moderate companies offer old cars at reduced prices. Car hire are imposed to set forth lots of conditions that vary from one company to another and also from one country to another. Commonly the cars are expected to be returned in the similar condition as how it was hired out. The folks renting cars have to abide by the rules to not to surpass the mileage restrictions else penalty would be incurred. Some agencies demand the maximum/minimum rental age or the legal rental age to hold driver’s license for insurance reasons.

About The Author:

Ioannis Kastrinakis is client representative at Cretarent.gr, a renowned car rental Chania company with 40 years of experience of providing rent a car in Heraklion, Rethymnon and Crete. If you are looking to hire a car in Crete then you can visit http://www.cretarent.gr/ car rental services in Crete.

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