News - Sky Van Hire

Latest News

Driving a Van in London Ultra-Low Emission Zones (ULEZ)

If you live in London, or are looking to move into London, you should know about the ultra-low emission zones that were introduced to the capital in 2019. If you are looking to drive a van to move in the central London area or your move requires you to cross this area, your ban needs […]

Choosing the Right Van

Here at Sky Van Hire, we have a variety of vans available for hire and know first-hand the importance of tailoring the van you choose to the job it’s needed for.  With various vans available to hire, we discuss the considerations you need to take into account when choosing the right vehicle for the job. Size […]

Safety: Driving a Van in Winter

Whether you’re well adept at driving a van or are just hiring one for a one-off requirement, it’s important to take extra precaution when driving in harsh weather conditions. With the cold and frosty weather here to say for a while, we take a look at some top tips for keeping you safe on the […]

Could Your Business Benefit from Van Hire?

If you run a small business that requires the use of vans to carry out your tasks effectively, there are various options available to you. You could, of course, invest in your own fleet of vehicles, but this would mean that you will also need to cover all costs that come with the maintenance of […]

Advantages of a Luton Body Van With Tail Lift

Luton body vans with a tail lift are ideal when moving home or needing to carry large amounts of goods. There are various advantages to our Luton body vans and this latest post delves into them further, giving you an overview of the many features this van comes with. Mechanised Tail Lift Whilst there are […]

How To Hire a Van

The fact of the matter is, not everyone likes to make phone calls. Sometimes, however, it is just necessary when you need to get things done. Here at Sky Van Hire, we have been providing a customer-focused service for many years and want to ensure the process you go through to hire your van is […]

Loading Your Van Effectively

If you’ve hired a van, the chances are that you have a large number of goods to transport from one place to another, or at least a couple of very heavy or large items. Here at Sky Van Hire, we have a wide variety of vans available for hire and in our latest post, we […]

Driving a Van in Snow

We’ve already seen some snow and icy weather conditions this winter, and when out and about in your van, it’s important that you know how to handle this type of extreme weather. At Sky Van Hire, we offer a wide range of vans for rental and have put together a list of tips to help […]

Common Reasons to Hire a Van

Hiring a van is a popular option for both businesses and individuals. There are countless reasons why individuals choose to hire a van and in the latest post from Sky Van Hire, we take a further look into these requirements. Moving Heavy Items It goes without saying that moving heavy items is one of the […]

What Size Van Do I Need?

Moving home is the most common reason that individuals hire a van, however, many people find it a struggle to decide on what size van they need for the job. In the latest post from Sky Van Hire, we provide top tips for choosing your van. Many people overestimate the amount of room they need […]

Tips for City Driving

Driving in the city can be stressful at the best of times and even more so if you’re not used to the hustle and bustle of the roads. For our latest post, we discuss our top tips for getting around the city, helping you have a stress- free journey. When you’re driving around the city, […]

Driving in the Countryside

If you’re used to driving in the city, you may find yourself a little surprised by the differences that driving in the countryside can bring. In the latest post by Sky Van Hire, we discuss our top tips for driving in the countryside, helping you get from A to B safely. Statistics show that there […]

Driving at Dusk

Whatever time of day you are driving, you always need to concentrate on the road and be fully alert. There are obvious hazards to driving in the day and at night – during the day, we may be blinded by the sun and driving in the dark can impair our visibility, even when we have […]

Summer Driving Tips

Driving in the winter can be dangerous for a wide variety of reasons. However, there are several safety tips you should also take heed of when driving in the summer. For today’s blog post, Sky Van Hire discusses summer safety tips, helping to keep you comfortable when driving in the summer heat. Heat One obvious […]

Which Size Van Should I Choose?

Vans come in all shapes and sizes, but before you go ahead and hire or purchase your own van, it will be necessary to determine the type of van you require. Sky Van Hire discusses the various kinds of van available and the things you should consider before you invest. Payload and Dimensions Before making […]

Relocating to Essex

Moving home can be a stressful process, even if you’re only moving a short distance from your current location. However, relocating to a new area can bring its own separate set of problems. In the latest blog post from Sky Van Hire, we give a brief summary of relocating to Essex. Getting Around If you’re […]

Key Facts About Hiring a Van

Before you a hire a van, it’s important to know key facts about van hire to ensure the process is smooth sailing. In the latest blog post by Sky Van Hire, we discuss your most commonly asked questions. To hire a van, you will need a valid driving licence and something that proves your address. […]

The Difference Between a Short and Long Wheel Base

There are various phrases that come along with the van industry and in the latest blog post from Sky Van Hire, we take a look at two of the common phrases you may hear and what they mean. Long Wheel Base It is a common misconception that the wheel base refers to the length of […]

Top Tips for Moving Home

  Before moving home, there are a lot of often time-consuming tasks to be carried out. Cleaning your entire home, changing your address on important documents and hiring reliable van hire are just a few of them. In the latest blog post from Sky Van Hire, we take a look at top tips for packing […]

Flexible Van Hire for Your Business

To hire or buy is a decision often weighed up by many business owners that need the use of a van from time to time. In the latest blog post, we discuss the benefits of van hire, over van purchase. No Maintenance Costs When you purchase a van, you have the hassle of ensuring that […]