Car and Van Hire in Thanet

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Monday - Friday 8.00am -5.30pm Saturdays 8.00am - 12.00

Practical Car & Van Rental

ASL Vehicle Specialists,
T/A Practical Car & Van Rental,
Park View Garage,
Kings Road,
Herne Bay,
United Kingdom

Tel: 01227 668250


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Practical Car & Van Rental Thanet, Margate, Kent, England

Welcome to Practical Car & Van Rental Thanet, we are the official rental location for Thanet, Margate and the surrounding area in Kent. Railway travellers arriving at Margate Broadstairs Train Station can be catered for. Likewise, air travellers arriving via Kent International Airport in Manston can be provided with car and van hire if required. Thanet offers a full 'meet and greet' rental service and are open Saturday too on request. Thanet operates the complete range of hire cars including automatic, estate and diesel variants. People carriers for up to 7 occupants and 9 seater minibuses are also available for hire.

One Way Self Drive Hire - Thanet, Kent, England

We also specialise in one way self drive car rental. This facilitates airport transfers from Thanet other destinations or airport terminals throughout mainland United Kingdom (U.K.). Onward travelers can collect their rental car from Thanet 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.

Thanet, Margate Van and Truck Rental

For the commercial hirer Thanet 's fleet ranges from small rental vans to Short Wheel Base (swb), Medium Wheel Base (mwb), Long Wheel Base (lwb) and Extra Long Wheel Base (xlwb). Luton vans with and without tail-lift are also available to hire. Truck rental is provided in the form of a 7.5 ton lorry with tail-lift. Short and long term van and truck rentals are welcome.

Practical U.K. 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 with over 150 hire locations located throughout the U.K. in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. Providing Airport Car & Van hire at most major airports including Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, Dublin, Belfast, Liverpool, Aberdeen, Inverness, East Midlands, Exeter, Edinburgh, 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. With over 25 years experience of self drive hire we pride ourselves on delivering an outstanding service, quality vehicles and competitive rates. There are 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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