If you’re thinking about heading to the UK for work and you need to be mobile, then a car subscription or car lease is what you’ll need.

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There are many benefits to car leasing in the UK but will this be possible with an international driving licence?

Can I lease a car in the UK?

Yes, it is possible to lease a car as an international citizen in the UK but it is not easy to find a provider willing to supply you terms.

You will need a specialist company who deals with international travellers such as Car Leases for Expats or Expat Ride, they will help you…

A Car Subscription is a great way to drive a car without physically owning it. In exchange for one monthly payment, a car subscription gives you access to a vehicle or even a full fleet of vehicles. Let me explain more…

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Car Subscriptions Explained

Whilst a little more expensive than traditional car leasing, a car subscription provides you access to a vehicle for one monthly fee, they usually cover the essentials such as:

  • Vehicle Rental
  • Routine Services and Maintenance
  • 24hr breakdown assistance
  • Road Fund Licence
  • Manufacturers Warranty

Some of the car subscription services also offer you fully comprehensive insurance, some even go as…

Running an EV is already cheaper than an ICE vehicle, but is it possible to run your Tesla Model 3 for free? Here are my top tips on how I charge my Tesla FOC!

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I like to be absolutely clear and upfront with this article as some of the ways to charge your Tesla for free will involve you having to sign-up to something. I have also included affiliate links in some of the external click throughs, if you don’t want to use my link, it really isn’t an issue and you can find most of the services by doing…

1 year into my Tesla Model 3 and 10,000 miles on the odometer. But what do I like and dislike on this electric car? What would I like to see on future software upgrades?

Negative points of the Tesla Model 3

So lets have a look at the negative points of Tesla Model 3 ownership:

Positives of the Tesla Model 3

The positives outweigh the negatives, thats for sure. So lets have a look:

Something Else I love about Tesla Ownership

When my Grandad had a Land Rover, and I’m talking a 1973 Series III, everyone else who had Land Rover’s use to…

Since my article on 5 ways to get a car lease as an Expat in the UK, my personal inbox has been extremely busy with all sorts of different questions with regards to taking and Expat Car Lease.

So I’m going to use this article to cover the most asked questions with regards to car leasing in the UK as an Expat.

What is an Expat Car Lease?

With someone who has no credit history in the UK, its extremely difficult or expensive to get accepted for a traditional car lease deal, however, there are a handful of providers in the UK that will help you.

Driving Abroad

With more and more people wanting to avoid flying, the alternative seems to be utilising the Eurotunnel and Ferries with travel to France, Belgium, Netherlands and Spain.

But before you go, its important you’ve got everything in-place before you take your lease car off the UK mainland.

What is a VE103B?

It is a legal requirement when travelling into mainland Europe that you carry a V5C (Registration certificate) issued by the DVLA, however, when you have a rental or a lease vehicle, the main keeper is the finance house or suppliers.

This is where the VE103B come into effect. A VE103B is a “Vehicle…

12-month car lease availability increases

Our short-term car lease range has always been impressive and Covid-19 pre-lockdown our website was pushing 450 fixed short-term contract offers.

As dealerships, funders and suppliers are starting to return to normality, our deals are expanding on all of our short-term products including flexi-rent and car subscription, but one area that has seen a massive boost, is 12-month car leases.

What is a 12-month car lease?

We currently offer 2 types of 12-month car lease, a flexible 12-month car lease which are not currently listed on our website and then we offer a fixed 12 month car lease, lets delve into the differences;

Fixed 12-month Car Leases

A fixed 12-month…

Its been 10 months since I took delivery of the Tesla Model 3 Long Range, it has been, without a doubt, one of thee best cars I have ever owned. It has formed me into a Tesla Fanboy, I’m not going to lie.

Over the past few months, I have been racking my brains on what really works for the whole experience of owning a Tesla, not just the Model 3 but for all of the Tesla vehicles out there.

I have put together 3 of the items that you really must look into if you have taken the plunge…

It’s a difficult time for most people during this Government Lockdown due to the Coronavirus, and now the Politicians are telling you to go back to work but to avoid public transport, more and more people are turning to car hire.


But, the downside with car hire any longer than a week or two, is that it can become really expensive but there are other ways to hire/lease/rent a car for a month.

  1. Long Term Car Hire — These are called a number of different things in the industry and includes flexi-rental, flexi-hire, long term car rental, etc. You hire…

With the UK government updating their guidelines on relaxing the lockdown, Boris has said that people can go to work if they cannot work from home.


But, they must where possible, avoid public transport! Easier said than done.

So I have come up with three great alternative ideas to Public Transport:

  1. Purchase a Bike
  2. Research E-Bikes/E-Scooters
  3. Lease a car for a month

Find out more about what I’ve put about each on my blog: 3 Possible ways to avoid public transport for the next month

I live in a beautiful town called Belper on the edge of the Peak District with my wife Rebecca. I enjoy writing, photography and gadgets.

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