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Practical Car & Van Rental is one of the largest vehicle rental companies in the UK and Northern Ireland. We service the demand for economical vehicle rental across the UK with a brand that customers know and trust. Franchisees offer a range of cars, vans, trucks and minibuses to both businesses and individuals. Our franchise package gives existing business owners to opportunity to add an extra revenue stream to their businesses. The Practical Car & Van Rental franchise can also be run as a standalone business with franchisees benefiting from our backing and support.
The Practical Car & Van Rental franchise offers a great opportunity to start a business from scratch or simply extend an existing business. Our nationally recognised brand name is the support that many business owners need to run a successful business. Paired with your drive and ambition, we’re confident that ours is a business with longevity and profitability. ?Benefits of Practical Car & Van Rental include:
- Savings on insurance and vehicle purchasing
- A Google presence exceeding our global competitors
- Bespoke rental software allowing franchisees to concentrate on customer service
- National advertising
- Online booking software
The UK short-term car and van hire market is worth over £2 billion (Mintel Research). There is a consistent high demand from businesses for van hire and from consumers for car rentals. The hire market is driven by the convenience and reliability of having a vehicle for short-term hire, with inclusive insurance and unlimited mileage at an affordable price. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service, quality rental vehicles and highly competitive rates so we provide our franchisees with the training and support they need to offer our services.
Practical Support for a Practical Business
We know that we must support our network to help everyone be successful and for our business to continue thriving. Our franchisees are provided with all the technical, administrative and business assistance they need to succeed.
During our initial 3-day training course, franchisees learn how to manage their fleet, customers, accounts and our bespoke rental software. We ensure that our franchisees are prepared with the skills and knowledge they need to get their business up and running.
Our training and support does not stop once franchisees have opened for business. We continually share best practice with franchisees and provide regular software updates and additional training. Franchisees benefit from telephone contact, regular email bulletins and site visits from one of our Operational Managers. We remain in close contact with franchisees to ensure that all needs are met. ?Not only this, our franchisees can also call on each other for support and, sometimes, extra fleet and this is something we actively encourage within our franchise network.
Join our Fleet
The initial franchise fee for a Practical Car & Van Rental franchise is between £7,000 and £10,000, depending on the size and population of your town or city. Your franchise fee allows you to operate under our national brand and benefit from our training and support in the rental sector.
Are you Practical material?
Practical Car & Van Rental provides franchisees with the foundations for a successful business and ability to benefit from our long history and negotiating skills to bring major savings on insurance, vehicle purchasing and leasing. Our franchisees don’t need to have experience of the rental or hire market, we’re looking for individuals with the enthusiasm, entrepreneurial spirit and determination to take our systems and support and turn them into a profitable business.
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