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Biggest car hire rip offs

Which? names the worst car hire companies for sneaky charges

Immoral and often unlawful practices are so common in the car hire industry that only a quarter of car rental customers enjoy worry-free holidays. Which? rounds up the most common car hire scams and the companies behind them

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Which car hire companies make you queue?

Seven in ten Goldcar customers face queues to pick up their hire car when they arrive at the rental desk. By contrast, the best car hire companies allow you to just pick up your keys and start your holiday hassle free

Car hire lies caught on camera

Pressure selling is illegal throughout the EU, yet Which? has received complaints about all the major car hire companies using misleading or aggressive tactics to sell extra insurance. Which? Travel sent mystery shoppers armed with secret cameras to see just how far its agents will go to make a sale.

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Europcar brands worst for car hire problems

Nearly half of those who hired a car with Interrent, and more than four in ten Goldcar customers, reported a problem with their rental, ranging from terrible customer service to unexpected charges. Find out which car hire companies you should avoid, and which you should hire with.

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Goldcar complaints on the rise

Goldcar is under investigation following complaints from customers who encountered shock charges, pushy sales tactics and fines for damage they say they did not cause. But was Goldcar the worst car hire company in our survey?

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Tesco Clubcard points shake-up: act now to avoid losing out

Which? explains new changes to Tesco Clubcard boost partners including RedSpottedHanky and Europcar and the best ways to earn more Clubcard points.

Best and worst car hire companies for queues

Book with the wrong car hire company and your holiday could start with a long and frustrating queue at the pick-up desk. New research from Which? Travel reveals that more...

Customers charged double for car hire repairs

Car hire customers are paying over the odds for repairs that may never be made, at a price that rental companies refuse to prove is accurate, a Which? Travel investigation...

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