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Practical Car & Van Rental
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United Kingdom

Phone: 0121 772 8599
Email: reading@practical.co.uk

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Reading Car Hire

Welcome to Practical Car & Van Rental Reading branch. We are the official car, van and truck rental location for Reading and the surrounding Berkshire area. Centrally located on Cardiff Road Trading Estate, we also cover Theale, Wargrave, Whitchurch, Wokingham, Henley, Sandhurst and Purley amongst others. We are located a convenient 1.6 miles from the main Reading Train station and coach station so rail and bus travellers alike can advance book their rental car. A 'meet and greet' service can be provided if preferred. Reading operates a comprehensive fleet of hire cars from small economy to large cars with automatic and diesel variants too. For the larger groups we have 7 and 9 seater people carriers available to hire, all at competitive rental rates.

Reading Van Rental

Reading operates a broad range of commercial vehicles. The van hire fleet ranges from a small courier style van through to Short Wheel Base (swb), Medium Wheel Base (mwb) to Long (lwb) and Extral Long Wheel Base (xlwb). Luton vans with and without tail-lift are also available to hire. The truck rental fleet includes 3.5 ton tipper, 7.5 ton tail-lift and 7.5 ton drop side lorry. Short term and long term rental enquiries are welcomed from both the local business and residential sector. Preferential terms  may be offered for extended rental durations.

One Way Self Drive Hire - Reading

We also specialise in one way self drive car rental. This facilitates transfers from Reading to other destinations or airport terminals throughout mainland United Kingdom (U.K.). Onward travelers can collect their rental car from Reading Depot and arrange recovery of the hire car from most regional and international airports anywhere in England, Wales or Scotland. This self drive hire facility can also be used for other U.K. destinations that are not necessarily airports such as business addresses, homes or any of our many rental locations situated throughout the country. A range of vans are available too for one way hire from small courier style vans up to the long wheel base (lwb) van. Please go to our One Way Rental page and submit your particular requirements.

Practical Car & Van Leasing

Business Users including the self-employed, partnerships and limited companies can now take advantage of our tailor-made flexible leasing schemes. We are able to offer a flexible alternative to conventional contract hire. If you need a lease vehicle for between 28 days and 12 months we provide a varied and ever-changing choice of both cars and vans from different manufacturers. The leasing rates we quote are fully inclusive of delivery, breakdown cover, road fund licence and a replacement vehicle. Your only requirements are to provide fully comprehensive insurance and service the vehicle in accordance with the manufacturers requirements. Why commit your valuable business capital to expensive vehicle purchasing, incurring vehicle depreciation and restricting cash-flow, when we can provide a low-cost budgeted leasing alternative? Highly competitive rental rates are offered so please contact us and we will endeavor to assist you, alternatively please go to our dedicated vehicle Leasing page for further information and an instant quote.

Practical Car & Van Rental U.K.

Practical Car & Van Rental U.K. is the fourth largest rental company in the United Kingdom. We have over 150 hire locations sited throughout the U.K.in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. We provide Airport Car & Van hire at most major airports including Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, Dublin, Belfast, Liverpool, Aberdeen, Inverness, East Midlands, Exeter, Birmingham, Cambridge, Southampton, Newcastle, Norwich, Leeds/Bradford, Glasgow and Manchester airports. See our comprehensive drop down list of Airport locations opposite for more detail.
Most locations will cover the local railway and coach stations so if you are arriving by train or bus we can probably meet you upon arrival. Deliveries to Hotels, Bed & Breakfast accommodation and business addresses can usually be arranged. Check with your supplying rental location for more information. We have over 20 years experience of self drive hire and pride ourselves on delivering an outstanding service, quality vehicles and competitive rates. We have hire vehicles to suit every requirement, from 3 door economy cars through to 7.5 ton commercial vehicles. We have the Practical solution to all of your rental requirements including one way hire and Motorhome rental. Our rental locations are privately owned conveniently situated and can be contacted directly via this web site, for specific hire requests.

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