vanrental.co.uk Press Room

Welcome to the vanrental.co.uk Press Room, we hope you will find our releases useful and informative.

Please note: In July 2011, MyLocalVanHire.co.uk was rebranded as vanrental.co.uk. Ownership and operation of the site are unchanged.

Feel free to browse our press release archive and don't hesitate to contact us at press@firingroomit.co.uk with any queries.


vanrental.co.uk Press Releases

  • Internet now first choice for 60% of retail van hire customers (18th August 2014)
    Internet top choice for retail van hire -- 60% of drivers head online when they need to hire a van, according to vanrental.co.uk. Click here to read...
  • Van Hire Crunch Expected As Students Head Back To University (15th August 2013)
    Parents taking their offspring back to university need to book soon if they are depending on a hire van to make the move, advises VanRental.co.uk. Click here to read...
  • Save Up To 358 On Fuel With Van Hire (31st January 2013)
    Drivers could save money on fuel by downsizing their family cars and hiring a van to transport large items, according to VanRental.co.uk. Click here to read...
  • Olympic Van Hire Shortage Likely Warns VanRental.co.uk (28th May 2012)
    A surge in hire demand caused by restrictions on goods deliveries in London could affect retail van hire customers particularly badly, warns VanRental.co.uk. Click here to read...
  • VanRental.co.uk Celebrates 5th Birthday! (14th May 2012)
    VanRental.co.uk is five years old today - and remains the UK's only leading van hire comparison website, covering more than 1,000 branches in over 400 locations. Click here to read...
  • Daily Van Hire Market Driven By Last-Minute Demand (19th March 2012)
    The average van hire booking is made 12.4 days in advance and for a period of just 1.8 days, according to new research by van hire comparison website VanRental.co.uk Click here to read...
  • Waterless Wash Keeps Vehicles Clean When On The Road (28th February 2012)
    An increasing number of drivers are using waterless car wash products to keep their vehicles clean when on the road, according to a survey by van hire comparison website VanRental.co.uk. Click here to read...
  • VanRental.co.uk Warns Of Speeding Pitfall In First-Time Van Drivers Guide (15th February 2012)
    Driving a large van for the first time can be daunting. Leading van hire price comparison website VanRental.co.uk has published a new guide to help first-time van drivers avoid problems. Click here to read...
  • Save Up To 50% on Van Hire With VanRental.co.uk Price Comparison Service (25th January 2012)
    Renters can save up to 50% on van hire by using VanRental.co.uk's new van hire price comparison service. This new service allows renters to find the cheapest van hire in any given location. Click here to read...
  • 1 In 7 Motorists Don't Replace Tyres Unless They Fail MOT (13th December 2011)
    One in seven British motorists say they do not replace their car's tyres until they fail an MOT or are found to be illegal during a service, according to VanRental.co.uk. Click here to read...
  • 72% Choose Van Hire For Moving House (21st November 2011)
    72% of drivers questioned in a recent survey said they saved money last time they moved house by renting a van and moving themselves, rather than using a removals company. Click here to read...
  • 60% Of Sat Nav Users Don't Depend On Them For Route Planning (24th October 2011)
    Only 40% of drivers who own a sat nav depend them for route planning, with the majority preferring to use online route planners or traditional road maps instead. Click here to read...
  • MyLocalVanHire.co.uk Moves to VanRental.co.uk (14th July 2011)
    VanRental.co.uk is the new location for van hire website MyLocalVanHire.co.uk. The new website address positions the site for further growth and is shorter, more memorable and easier to understand. Click here to read...
  • MyLocalVanHire.co.uk Celebrates 4 Years & 1.5m Visitors (16th May 2011)
    Leading van hire website MyLocalVanHire.co.uk is celebrating four years in business and nearly 1.5m visitors. The website now lists more than 720 branches in 400+ locations. Click here to read...
  • Hire Van Drivers Often Unaware Of Van Speed Limits (19th April 2011)
    Many hire van drivers do not know that the speed limits for their rental van are lower than those for cars, warns van hire website MyLocalVanHire.co.uk. Click here to read...
  • Drivers Warned Van Hire Insurance Doesn't Cover Possessions (10th February 2011)
    If you are moving house using a hire van, your possessions will probably not be insured during the move, warns self-drive van hire website MyLocalVanHire.co.uk. Click here to read...
  • Electric Vans Offer Unique Opportunity for London Van Hire Industry (1st December 2010)
    Van hire companies in London have a golden opportunity to promote electric van hire and should be doing more develop this modern, eco-friendly service, says MyLocalVanHire.co.uk. Click here to read...
  • Van Hire Customers Demand One-Way Hire & Overseas Use (10th November 2010)
    Specialist van hire services such as cross-border European use and one-way van hire are in strong demand in the UK, according to van hire website MyLocalVanHire.co.uk. Click here to read...
  • Typical Renter Wants To Hire a Medium Van in London Says MyLocalVanHire.co.uk (28th October 2010)
    MyLocalVanHire.co.uk has found that 60% of van hire customers want a short wheelbase panel van and the most popular location for van rental is London. Click here to read...
  • MyLocalVanHire.co.uk Launches Van Hire Mobile Site (25th January 2010)
    MyLocalVanHire.co.uk has just launched m.mylocalvanhire.co.uk, a mobile version of its website that allows customers to find phone numbers and addresses of van and minibus hire branches across the UK. Click here to read...