Europcar Van Rental

Van Rental is very popular in the UK and hundreds of people each week visit rental companies to hire a vehicle over a short term basis. The option of renting a van is beneficial to many people as there is generally no long-term need for the vehicle. Buying a van can often be expensive and on top of the finance repayments there is tax, MOT and serving to pay for each year, the other alternative to rental is long term leasing which is only suited to people who require the use of a vehicle regularly over a number of months or years.

The van rental market is flexible and gives people access to vans of all sizes that can be returned once the purpose has been served, Europcar van rental is at the top of the industry for providing this kind of service.

About Europcar

The Europcar van rental service is one of the industry leaders, not just in the UK but across Europe and the world. The company, which also offer the rental of cars and MPV’s, began life in 1949 in Paris and since then have gone on to amass a fleet of 1.2 million vehicles. In 2008, Europcar formed an alliance with another big player in the industry, Enterprise rent-a-car and together became the largest vehicle rental organisation in the world. Here are some facts and figures that can give a perspective on just how impressive the Europcar franchise is:

  • Europcar serve approximately 150 countries worldwide
  • They have 13,000 depots worldwide with 230 airport stations in Europe
  • Europcar signed 9.5 million rental contracts in the year 2009, that is excluding franchise operations
  • There are approximately 7,000 Europcar employees.

Europcar fleet of vans

The Europcar van rental fleet includes vehicles by all of the leading van manufacturers such as Mercedes, Ford, Iveco, VW and Vauxhall, all vehicles are modern and low mileage with the guarantee of being clean, reliable and safe to hire.

The range of small vans on offer include car derived vans such as the Renault Kangoo and Ford Connect, these are the perfect option for domestic and commercial loads weighing up to approximately 625kg.

Medium sized vans come in both short wheel-base and long wheel-base models such as the VW T28 Transporter and the Mercedes Sprinter. These vans are excellent for heavy commercial loads and house moves.

Box vans are also available which provide excellent benefits for heavy domestic and commercial loads such as moving house. The Ford Iveco Luton has a payload of 3500kg and comes with optional tail-lift.

Europcar booking options

Booking Europcar van rental could not be easier with booking done quickly and easily online at There is also insurance, mileage and breakdown cover included in the price of hire. To ensure customers get the most from their van rental, Europcar are also able to offer extras such as additional drivers for just £7.00, one-way hire and hire delivery whereby the vehicle is brought direct to your door.




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