When it comes to running your commercial vehicle this winter it can be hard to ensure that your vehicle stays on the road during the cold weather especially in snow or icy conditions. Below we have come up with our top tips for you to keep your commercial vehicle out on the roads during the winter whilst keeping you safe and your costs down. Continue reading
Christmas can often be stressful as any free time you have is spent organising events and buying presents for your family and friends. This is why having a nice cup of tea after a busy day can feel like the best thing in the world, and in VanQuoteDirect’s latest competition you can win a whole Tea Selection Set! Continue reading
Using a van for work can be hugely beneficial, especially if you have heavy tools you need to lug around on a daily basis. The only problem is that there are some untrustworthy people out there that will do anything for money so if you leave your tools in your van overnight they are not necessarily safe. The poor security of vans entices thieves as they are viewed a soft target due to the high rewards they may gain from the tools. When looking for a new commercial vehicle make sure you ask the seller about the security system that the vehicle has in place. Continue reading
As a tradesman you probably have a certain specialty such as plastering, carpentry, or joinery. However, in order to stay ahead of the game it’s often required for you to learn new skills, which is why in VanQuoteDirect’s latest competition we are giving away an electronics kit! Continue reading
Are you looking to purchase a new van but are unsure which one to choose? If this sounds like a dilemma you are having right now then we have the solution! We have put together a list of some of the best-selling panel vans to help you make your choice.
There are, of course, your specific needs that you will have to consider which we are unlikely to touch upon, which is why you need to make sure your decision is based on these as well because a van isn’t just for Christmas! The vans we are looking at in particular are panel vans because there are no better vans for diversity in the commercial vehicle market right now. So, whether you do long or short-haul journeys, multiple or occasional drops, or you are simply transporting you and your team to jobs there will be a van for you! Continue reading
Here at VanQuoteDirect we often provide tips and advice on how to keep your vans (or any other types of commercial vehicles for that matter) in tip top condition. However, we know that in order to keep your vehicles well-maintained you sometimes need to fork out some cash, which is why we are here to help! Continue reading
When it comes to your next van insurance policy it can be tempting to just stick with your current provider, however this isn’t always going to be your cheapest option. It is important to shop around and compare quotes with your existing policy as well as talking to your current broker. There are a number of ways in which you can lower your premiums, so keep reading to find out more!
In our previous competitions VanQuoteDirect has given away products and gadgets that help you clean the outside of your commercial vehicles – and now it’s time to look after the inside! That’s right, this month we are giving away a hand held dust buster that can be used on both wet and dry dirt! Continue reading
When it comes to purchasing new, used or multiple commercial vehicles, the after-sale products you receive can make the difference between a value for money purchase and a vehicle that will end up costing you in the long run. This is why these days it is unusual for commercial vehicle dealers not to offer some sort of after-sale products as a ‘bonus’ for buying a vehicle with them instead of a competitor. However, how can you tell the difference between an after-sale product that is actually beneficial or one that is just thrown in to help make a sale? VanQuoteDirect explains: Continue reading
Whether you use your van for work on a daily basis or just use it every now and again, at VanQuoteDirect we know that they tend to build up dirt quickly. Furthermore, due to the size of vans they are not always easy to clean, which is why we are giving away a pressure washer in our Facebook competition! Continue reading