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  • I currently have a pickup on lease from one of your companies. I now find that business is in more need of a van. I would like some advice on the possibility of changing vehicles and any financial implications. The current lease deal has been running for approx 21 months.

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Ian. The leasing product you used to get your vehicle last time around was a finance lease so the good news is that it is possible to change the vehicle mid contract. The process is very similar to when buying a vehicle on a lease or hire...

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    Question asked 29/01/2014
  • Hi. I am a Landscape Gardener and I'm looking into the lease hire on the Vivaro Sportive and have a budget and would like to keep the van for at least 5 years. I can put a small deposit down but what's the lowest repayments ?

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Philip. Our current best priced, Lease deal on the Vauxhall Vivaro Sportive SWB is £537 deposit and 60 monthly payments of £179. This is on a finance lease deal with a residual payment based on 10,000 miles per annum. I've based this on the...

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    Question asked 26/01/2014
  • I am sub contract joiner and I'm looking to get a new Van. I like the new Transit Connect but would need the crew type van. However I'm unsure of the best option for me. I have a small combo at the moment and didn't know if you could put this in with cash deposit on lease? Would appreciate your feedback.

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Alastair. The Transit Connect crew van would be a great choice. The first of the panel van model are currently just arriving into stock as we speak. The crew van versions that we have on order are approx 6 - 8 weeks lead time. As for your...

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    Question asked 26/01/2014
  • Hi Andy, I am a self employed plumber and am looking for a new van but don't know whether to lease or buy, as I don't know what would be best for me. I am VAT registered and need some advice and guidance as to the options available.

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Roger, thanks for sending us your question. As you are VAT registered you will be able to claim back up to 100% of the VAT on a Contract Hire or Finance Lease deal. The VAT is paid monthly and you can reclaim it quarterly in your VAT return...

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    Question asked 10/11/2013
  • Interested in crew van. What is the difference in leasing and contract hire? I also want to put signs on Van. End of term can I return van with signs on or need to remove? And if I remove will it be acceptable because it might leave marks or shading on colour. Regards

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Farrukh, thanks for getting in touch. One of the main considerations when you’re comparing Finance Lease and Contract Hire is whether or not ownership of the vehicle is important to you. A Contract Hire offers you use of a van for a fixed...

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    Question asked 15/11/2013
  • Hi. Wondering if you can help. I'm looking at a barbarian. I work in the forestry and need a reliable jeep. I only have about £500 deposit, is there any way I could get one of your contracts? What would the cost be? I am self employed and not vat registered.

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Murray, thanks for your question. We will always do our best to find you a deal that fits your requirements, so I’m sure we can find something suitable. If you give us a call or request a call back, one of our account managers will find out...

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    Question asked 20/11/2013
  • Need advice re current leasing Finance I have with you, my question is we never to my knowledge received a hard copy via post of the contract, all electronic copies have been lost due to a computer hitch. Can you advise do you send out hard copies?

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Bob, thanks for getting in touch. When you signed the contract, you will have returned a hard copy to us and kept a copy yourself. It certainly won't be a problem to send you another hard copy of the contract - we'll get in touch directly...

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    Question asked 18/11/2013
  • Hi Andy. I'm currently a self employed plumber and looking for a new van. I quite like the look of the new transit connect but am struggling with how to go about it and the best way for me and was wondering if you could help me decide on what way to go. Thanks.

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Scott. Without knowing more about your specific requirements, it’s hard to say which would be the best choice for you, but there are certainly plenty of options. Contract Hire could be the way to go if you’re looking for a fixed price solution...

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    Question asked 20/11/2013
  • I am considering leasing a medium sized van for my grounds maintenance company but we do about 25000miles/yr. What implications does this have? Or would I be better to buy the vehicle outright than leasing? Steve

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Steve, thanks for your question. Your mileage should certainly be taken into account when you get a quote, but the good news if you choose a Finance Lease is that there aren’t any strict mileage limits like there are for Contract Hire. When...

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    Question asked 03/11/2013
  • How long is the term for prices quoted regarding lease hire? I will be doing a high mileage, does this affect the costs?

    Gary Lemon

    Our expert Gary answered...

    Hi Tony. The prices quoted on our site are usually for a five year term, which offers the most competitive rate, but contracts can range from two to five years. When you get a tailored quote from one of our account managers, they will make sure...

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    Question asked 07/11/2013
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