Easter van hire

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 | Blog

For those of you with school-aged children, you'll be in the midst of the Easter holidays - struggling to find things to do with your kids while it will no doubt pour with rain for the whole two weeks. It's easy to forget that this weekend the country has a long weekend, celebrating Easter on […]

Spring is here... time for a clear-out!

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 | Blog

You wouldn't think it looking at the weather recently, blizzards aside, but Spring is finally here. Arriving with Spring is, of course, the time-honoured tradition of Spring-Cleaning. Whether you consciously set out to clean your house, get rid of items you no longer require or have a general de-clutter - the truth of the matter […]

Extreme weather updates

Friday, March 2nd, 2018 | Blog

Sunday 4th March The snow has started to thaw and we expect to resume normal opening hours. Apologies to anyone affected by the disruption. Saturday 3rd March Unfortunately we are still unable to hire any vehicles due to the weather. The situation has improved slightly and we hope to be able to resume hours on […]

Van driving in snow and icy conditions

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 | Blog

The first rule of driving in bad snowy or icy conditions is don't bother unless it is unavoidable! If you do have to make a journey then bear the following in mind and as always don't take risks and use your common sense! When driving in wintery weather, gentle small manoeuvres are important. Don't accelerate […]

Six years of van hire!

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 | Blog

Wow. Six years... As they say time flies, and it really does feel as though it has. We've been hiring vans for 6 years and we like to think we've changed the face of local van hire. Although VansGB launched in 2011 we only SOLD vans back then and we were really good at it.. […]

New Staff jackets

Monday, February 12th, 2018 | Blog

The past few days the weather has been bracing - with snow showers, hail, frosty mornings and that bracing wind. Our hire team arrive pretty early in the day to prepare our vans for their upcoming hire collections or to welcome back vehicles that have previously been out and it can get pretty chilly out […]

Vans in stock and ready to hire...

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 | News

Our hire team have noticed an increased number of customers coming to us after they had been let down by the larger hire companies, especially over the Christmas period. Quite a few of our customers who called or emailed us have asked if we can guarantee the van will be available on the day it's […]

The right van for the right job

Monday, January 15th, 2018 | Blog

Whatever you need a van for at VansGB - we have the right one for you. You wouldn't hire an 8 seat people carrier to take your mum to the airport.. so why hire a huge van to to move a few boxes? Yet some van hire companies only offer large panel vans to all […]

Charity Raffle Winner

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 | Blog

If you popped into VansGB during the Christmas period you'll know that we were trying to raise money for the 'Make-a-Wish' Foundation. We were offering raffle tickets to all our van hire customers for the chance to win a giant teddy in time for Christmas. The draw was done just before we closed for Christmas […]

Christmas opening hours 2017

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 | News

Christmas seems to come round faster each year! This time of year can be busy for van and minibus hire, so if you haven't booked yet - give us a call and reserve your van before we are fully booked. We open as much as we can over Christmas and New Year but our hard […]