Traffic Increase on British Airways

The Easter holiday period saw passenger numbers rise for the first time in fourteen months on British Airways. A 0.9 percent increase was recorded when compared with the same time period last year. Some Major car hire brokers have noted that if this trend continues that there may be more rental cars needed than was initially predicted. Here at car hire Seville Airport we recommend early booking if you are planning a holiday in Seville. George Stinnes speaking on behalf of British Airways said that ...

ClickAir Switch Gatwick – Seville Airport Route to Heathrow

The low fare Spanish Airline ClickAir has decided to switch their UK Seville route to London Heathrow Airport moving from Gatwick Airport. The change will take place on June 1st. All ClickAir routes will now depart from Heathrow. The Vigo route has also been moved from Gatwick joining La Coruna and Bilbao. In the last year the airline has transported more than three hundred and fifteen thousand passengers between the UK and Spain. Now that more flights are coming into Heathrow Airport they hope to ...

Car Hire Firm Reports Drop

Major car hire firm Avis Europe has reported a drop in bookings so far in comparison to last year. The numbers however were predicted by the company so have not come as a surprise. A drop in demand for European car hire was reported with Spain highlighted. Five percent of the companies’ workers lost their jobs this year.  A statement from the company spoke of their cash flow being lower than this time last year due to what was referred to as “intensive management” of ...

Seville Introduces Recharging Stations for Electric Cars

Renting electric cars is becoming more and more popular in Europe, especially in Spain.  The country is working on putting over a million different EV’s, hybrids, and other electric cars on the roads ready to drive with user friendly collection hours.  In anticipation of this and to promote the purchase of, or rental of electric cars in Seville, the city is installing 75 electric vehicle recharging stations. These stations will be available to the public as part of the Movele program.  This network will install ...

Extra Charge on Credit Card after Hiring a Car

Recent car hire customers in the USA have been left disgruntled after finding hidden charges added to their credit cards once their hire period had ended. The charges varied from cancellation fees to energy surcharges. It is believed that some companies have began to add these charges to alleviate losses been felt in the current economic market. Mr. Jim Swofford recently hired a car in the USA with leading car hire firm Hertz. Upon inspecting his credit card bill he found a five dollar charge ...

Free Car Rental ?

The car hire firm Avis plan to offer one and a half thousand free car rentals to UK small and medium sized businesses (SME’s) in order to help them achieve their goal to secure more business from abroad. Avis came on board following news that British Airways were to offer up to fifteen million pounds worth of free flights to help small and medium businesses in their bid to boost exports. Under the terms of the BA deal there will be five thousand return business ...

Hertz Launch Car Hire Club

There is no doubt that it is a very difficult time financially for many of the worlds leading car manufacturers with sales reportably down by up to 20% on this time last year. Hertz usually purchase over half a million cars every year however they have recently announced the launch of a car sharing club which is aimed at preventing people from buying cars. The scheme has been described as an “alternative to car ownership”. Mr. Michael Taride (president of Hertz Europe) believes the scheme ...

Car hire news

5% of Avis Europe staff are expected to lose their jobs due to unsustainable costs. 315 workers will be affected as Avis close several rental outlets. Plans are afoot to move staff from its business head office in Middlesex to Bracknell. Avis and Budgets brands in Europe, Asia and the Middle East are currently run by Avis Europe. The company stated that bookings for the last quarter are down on previous years and now looked very unlikely to match last years volume. Pascal Bazin of ...

Half term break in Seville

Well I guess the weathers not going to get any better in the UK for some time so why not consider Seville for the half term break? It seems that school has only just started back but it’s only a couple of weeks now to half term break. For the majority of schools this year half term break starts Oct 27th and end October 31st. A holiday in Seville is a more affordable break for a family at this time of year than many other destinations. ...

Quick travel tips for Seville

• Don’t take any risks in the sun. Put on lots of sun cream. We all like having a nice tan but you still need to be careful • Try learning a few phrases of Spanish before you go. The locals will appreciate it. • Leave work behind. That means NO work phone and NO work computer • Research before you travel what attractions you would like to visit and activities you would like to try or DON’T if you just want to lay in the sun all day ...