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Bettersafe Wins FEEFO Gold Trusted Service Award 2018

We are delighted to announce that Bettersafe has been awarded the Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award for 2018. 
It is an important accolade for us as the Feefo service awards are based on genuine customer reviews.

Alejandra Carriedo | 20 February 2018

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To Ski or Not to Ski with the Family

In many countries learning to ski is a fact of childhood life. For the rest of us it can be a daunting decision. 

Alejandra Carriedo | 12 February 2018

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Mobile Fees - Roaming

How often do you rely on your smart phone to complete everyday tasks? From finding your way around to shopping and of course, let’s not forget booking your hire car excess insurance online, we are spending increasing amounts of time on our phones.

Alejandra Carriedo | 31 January 2018

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Bettersafe winter driving and car maintenance tips

Cold and damp weather can put a huge strain on the vehicles which we take for granted and test even the most experienced drivers. Here is our 10-point winter checklist on how to stay safe this winter.

Alejandra Carriedo | 25 January 2018

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Hidden or unexpected car hire charges

Your summer holiday may seem like a distant memory, but some of you will get a harsh reminder of it around about now. Unfortunately many people spot charges from their holiday hire car company that appear weeks or even months after they have returned the vehicle and travelled home.

Listen to Bettersafe Director, Bradley Brandon-Cross talking about this very problem with BBC Radio 4 You and Yours by clicking here.

Contacting the company to query or dispute the charges is often problematic. There are steps you can take if you do notice some unwelcome and unexpected car hire charges in your credit card statements. (Click on the image, to read further).

Priti Mehta | 25 October 2017

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What is car hire excess insurance?

The insurance that forms part of the typical hire car agreement incorporates an excess, which represents the first part of a successful claim for repairs or replacement if the hire car in question is stolen or damaged during the course of the hire period.

Jason Hulott | 30 December 2016

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What is car hire insurance?

According to the website, the Money Saving Expert, , it is possible to pay as little as £4 a day to hire a car in some parts of the world. What increases that basic price considerably is the cost of insurance – the third party cover required as a legal minimum in most countries and a degree of protection against the loss, theft or accidental damage of the car you are hiring.

Jason Hulott | 21 December 2016

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Car hire insurance explained

You might think there is little to explain about car hire insurance. It is pretty much the same as the motor insurance you arrange at home for your own car, isn’t it? As with many things associated with insurance, the answer is likely to be both yes and no.

Jason Hulott | 14 December 2016

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Do I need car hire insurance?

Even if you are planning an off-season winter break, when it comes to hiring a car, you might still be hit by some of the problems that continue to plague car rental customers during the summer months – especially concerning car hire insurance.

Jason Hulott | 06 December 2016

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Motoring holiday ideas around Europe

We may be in approaching Winter, but there is nothing like planning your next summer holiday to make you forget about the cold for a while. While there are many great holidays to be had in all-inclusive resorts, hotels and apartments, you may also want to consider motoring holidays. They are a great way to get out and see regions in Europe at your own pace by driving yourself in a hire car. 

Jason Hulott | 30 November 2016

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