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Cheap Van Hire

Postby My Kitten » Tue Nov 08, 2005 7:54 pm

Anyone know of where I could get a cheap van for a day's hire? Cheap as chips please!
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Postby AlanM » Tue Nov 08, 2005 8:03 pm

How big, what kind of mileage are you gonna do?

Boulevard or David Owen would probably be cheapest.

check the window of your local newsagents, might find a man and van deal there.
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Postby My Kitten » Tue Nov 08, 2005 8:08 pm

just from dumbarton to glasgow, not that far.
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Postby AlanM » Tue Nov 08, 2005 8:13 pm

Are you moving a lot of stuff, (several trips) or a single trip?

Vans tend to charged in blocks of a few hours, don't get a full day unless you think you'll need it.

If you need a hand lugging give me a shout, I'm not that far away from you.
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Postby Socceroo » Tue Nov 08, 2005 8:51 pm

Hired a lot of vans moving stuff over the last two years. I would say as Alan M has above that your best bet is Boulevard. Nice and cheap.
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Postby Grahame » Wed Nov 09, 2005 8:49 am

IIRC, David Owen are cheaper than Boulevard. However, the one and only time I hired from them the van was extremely shoddy and didn't look like it would pass an MOT - you could see the road through the floor under the driver's feet!!! 8O

Arnold Clark in Castlebank St do half-day hires for about £30 I think, and their vans are in much better nick.
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Postby Sharon » Wed Nov 09, 2005 12:10 pm

Yep. Used Boulevard too... cheap and flexible... though the van was an experince.....
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Postby Blueboy » Wed Nov 09, 2005 3:52 pm

Rent-a-bargain just off Kilbirnie Street, Tradeston. Next to the big Arnold Clark accident repairs centre. Very cheap.
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Postby McShad » Wed Nov 09, 2005 5:28 pm

Sure that isnt Rent-a-wreck?
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Postby gap74 » Wed Nov 09, 2005 11:27 pm

AMK in Whiteinch, usually use them and they've been reliable. Standard Transit style van was 36 quid a day, Luton box van is 60.

http://www.amkselfdrive.co.uk/

Mind you, my car got bashed by some swine when I left it outside their depot for the 2 days I had the van!

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Postby desto » Thu Nov 10, 2005 2:06 pm

Easy! all you need is a 1xphilips screwdriver, 1xplyors, 1xdark hooded jumper or jacket, 2xbannas, 1xflashlight. oh an a quiet location where one is parked in street corner.

easy as chips :)
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