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Top tips for road-tripping with friends

July 18, 2018

Going on a road trip with friends is thrilling and can help to broaden your horizons… but only if you are all on the same page when it comes to music, food and destination. If you are planning on going on a road trip with your friends, you will need to be prepared for any eventuality, including running out of snacks before you have even reached your destination. Read on below for top tips for road-tripping with friends. Clean your…

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How to travel off the beaten path in your gap year

May 15, 2018

Taking a gap year is an exciting time for anyone, and it involves adventure and escape from the stresses of school and university. However, it can be difficult to know what, exactly, to do on your gap year if you do not want to take the path that everyone else has chosen. Travelling off the beaten path is the perfect way to spend your time, and outlined below are some fantastic ways to have the best gap year you can…

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What you need to know before putting down a deposit on a car

May 15, 2018

The process of buying a car can happen so swiftly that we’re not actually sure of what’s just happened as we stand there smiling for a photo next to a car with a big red bow. It doesn’t have to be a long and complicated process. But it still requires some serious thought and considerations before any details are given or papers are signed. There are a few important things you need to know before you put down a deposit…

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Why your first car should be second hand

April 18, 2018

The excitement of finally passing your driver’s license test is only heightened by the realisation that you are now able to look for a new car. It is easy to dream about driving off into the sunset in a brand new red convertible but your focus should be in reality when looking for a car. Your first car should not be new, but rather look for second hand or pre-owned cars to fit your budget. Below are some of the…

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What women look for in a car

March 12, 2018

When going car shopping, women often look for different features to men, based on what is more important to them. Women may consider their relationship with the dealer more seriously than men, and want someone who is going to go on the journey with them. Below are some of the other things that women look for when going car shopping. Same features for different reasons Women will look to power features in a different way to men when choosing a…

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To trade or not to trade in your car?

February 19, 2018

The time has come to buy a new car. The reason why doesn’t matter, but the how and where does. Looking at other cars while you still own your soon-to-be-old car, may feel like cheating, but the time will come to find it a new home as well. And one of the popular options for selling your current car, is to trade it in. And while there are other selling options available, such as selling it privately, we feel the…

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5 mistakes to avoid when buying a used car

July 31, 2017

No matter what your reason is for buying a used car, you need to be cautious, especially when you are buying it privately. Buying a faulty car can end up costing you thousands in repairs, so it is important to make the right choices when shopping for a used car. Here are five mistakes to avoid when shopping for a used car: Not negotiating the price When buying a used car, chances are your dealer will insist that the price…

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