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Now that restrictions for travelling to Europe have eased and half term is not far away, members may wish to give customers advice for taking a rented or leased vehicle abroad. Among other guidance, advice should emphasise the importance of having the correct documentation to avoid lengthy delays at the border, or in the worst case, having their vehicle impounded.
The BVRLA Learning and Development team has been strengthened by new trainer Ilaria Pareto who has spent more than a decade in the rental industry with Hertz UK & Europe and brings in-depth knowledge of rental operations and training.
The BVRLA is looking for a trainer to support rental members by delivering regular training sessions remotely and in person, as part of the BVRLA association’s learning and development offering.
Following the decision to waive the requirement for drivers to show Green Cards, the insurance industry is continuing to issue them for a further month to allow time for border officers to get familiar with the new rules.
Members with branches or offices frequented by customers will need to consider making and communicating clear plans about how they will keep employees and customer safe when mask-wearing is no-longer a legal requirement.
The BVRLA has made parliamentarians aware of the challenges being faced by rental members who heavily rely on tourism-related custom and have been hard hit by the Covid travel restrictions.
The BVRLA's Van Plan paper sets out some of the unique challenges our commercial vehicle members are facing as they seek to accelerate their adoption of zero emission vans.
BVRLA rental and commercial vehicle members are being invited to take part in a review of the Government’s Rental Vehicle Security Scheme (RVSS) introduced in December 2018.
Taking part in the BVRLA Governance Programme is a mandatory requirement for rental members and those who are due an audit will be contacted by the AA’s Prestige Fleet Servicing team to book an inspection date.
The BVRLA has produced some top tips for customers looking to rent a vehicle. With over 16 million vehicle rental transactions a year in the UK, the tips explain why it’s important to use a BVRLA member and include useful advice to ensure a smooth rental experience.
As the easing of lockdown restrictions continue, Visit Britain is launching the next phase of its ‘Escape the Everyday’ campaign to help boost domestic tourism.