BAR Van Rental

The use of a self-drive van can be very useful over a short term period. Unlike hiring a vehicle with a driver, self-drive vans allow you to use the van as you wish and travel when and where you need to; self-drive also provides much more flexibility on the terms of hire with daily, weekend and weekly hire commonly available as opposed to just daily hire when hiring on a ‘with driver basis’. Self-drive vehicle rental is the most widely available type of hire in the UK and there are numerous companies up and down the country that can provide different sized vans for any purpose; BAR van rental is one of those services and has a reputation for providing excellent vehicles.

BAR Garages Ltd- About the company

B.A.R Garages Ltd (commonly known as BAR) was established in 1971 in the Hanley area of Stoke-on-Trent, a place where they still remain today. The company are experts in providing in providing fleet hire as-well as specialising in the sale of light commercial vehicles. The BAR van rental service has become well known in the area and further afield for providing excellent modern and low mileage vans that can suit any purpose. The garage also has train mechanics with over 30 years’ experience in servicing and diagnostics which allows them to keep vehicles in prime condition all year round. BAR are also members of the Good Garage Scheme which makes them a trusted garage and ensures customers receive the highest standard of vehicle servicing.

BAR van rental fleet

BAR have an excellent fleet of vans for hire and there is a size to suit any customer. All vehicles are provided at affordable rates and over flexible terms, to add to the benefits, fully comprehensive insurance is included in the price of hire and the company do not levy a mileage charge, which many companies do.

There are eight models of vehicle to choose from in the fleet, all are modern and fully inspected and valeted before each hire, vans include:

  • Citroen Berlingo economy van
  • Vauxhall Corsa car derived van
  • Ford Transit Connect economy van
  • SWB Ford Transit low roof
  • LWB Ford Transit high roof
  • Ford Transit pickup
  • Ford Transit Luton with optional tail-lift
  • Iveco 7.5 tonne truck

All vans can be hired daily or weekly with prices ranging from £30.00 per day for a small van up to £145.00 per day for a 7.5t vehicle. BAR will require a small deposit prior to any vehicle hire which will be returned in full upon the safe return of the van.

Driver conditions for van rental

BAR van rental have a number of conditions in place for anyone planning on hiring and driving a vehicle, these will ensure that the service is safe for all. Conditions are as follows:

  • Drivers must be aged between 23-70 (minimum of 25 for 7.5t)
  • Held full driving licence for two years
  • Both parts of licence must be shown where applicable
  • No more than 6 penalty points can be on licence



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