In 2014, I was in my 9th year of leading a well-established, 52 year-old and highly successful, private equity backed travel management company. Quite a mouthful. The business managed the travel of most lawyers in the UK, a good proportion of lawyers from the USA, and many other professional service individuals from the insurance and specialist finance sectors. The travel requirements were pretty standard. Business class, chauffeur to and from airport, and a 5* hotel accommodation – the Four Seasons in New York was especially popular. But in 2014 something fundamentally changed.
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February 17, 2023
Car rental, car sharing, and car clubs are all ways for individuals to access vehicles for short-term use, and each option has its own unique characteristics, benefits, and drawbacks. Here’s a quick and easy guide to help clear up some of the confusion and find the rental option that’s right for you…
February 8, 2023
Although cities are fun with lots to do all year round, there's nothing like getting away from the hustle and bustle, especially when you couple it with Valentine’s pressure. Valentine’s Day has become a very commercialised holiday that can come with guilt tripping into spending on new products. In fact, did you know that an extra nine million kilograms of CO2 are produced due to Valentine’s waste? So why not focus on spending quality time with your loved ones instead for Valentine's day, which can easily be achieved without the additional waste by taking your partner (or friends!) on a UK getaway. If you’re looking for some inspiration, here are five road trip destinations to check out this Valentine’s Day.
January 19, 2023
Karshare is changing the way we access and rent cars. Forget the long queues at the kiosk, the restricted pick up and drop off times and the clunky key handovers. You can instantly book and rent hundreds of cars being shared using the Karshare app. On the day of your rental, you won't need anything more than a smartphone with the Karshare app installed, and a smile on your face for identity verification. Read more to see a breakdown of everything you need to rent a care with Karshare in the UK.
January 6, 2023
More rail strikes are happening today and tomorrow, and there’s word that train strikes could continue for months more according to the boss of Britain’s largest rail union. If you rely on the train to get around, this can be an unfortunate inconvenience, which is why we’ve listed out some alternate ways to get around during the rail strikes for those travelling far. From coaches to car sharing, take a look at the different options available to you and read about their pros and cons.
December 30, 2022
From the £1.5 million pounds put back into owner's pockets, to the 2.4 million miles driven in shared cars, we take a look back at some key stats from the year 2022.
November 28, 2022
Monday 28th November marks the start of Bristol's Clean Air Zone (CAZ)! CAZs are put in place to improve air quality by reducing the pollution caused by older vehicles. Setting a £9 daily charge for vehicles that aren’t CAZ compliant is a way to encourage Bristolian car owners to either ditch their car, or upgrade to a lower emission vehicle.Bristol City Council estimates that the introduction of the zone will reduce the traffic travelling into the city by approximately 1,500 vehicles per day - helping to ease congestion as well as reducing air pollution.
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