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Looking after your car – hints and tips

By cabincrew.com, Mon 12th Sep, 2011 at 16:49
For many of us, car maintenance is a pain and often an afterthought – but if you make the effort to spend five or ten minutes regularly checking your car you could save yourself a lot of money when it comes to MOTs and service repairs.
Take a look at our guide to a few things you should check regularly on your car.

Headlights
Ever checked to see if your headlights are working properly? Thought not - don’t worry - you’re not the only one. So many of us just get in our car and expect that both
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Keep costs down - share a car

By cabincrew.com, Thu 1st Sep, 2011 at 13:25
Car-sharing used to be reserved for the school run but it is becoming an increasingly popular way of getting around across the UK and Europe. This idea works particularly well for those who work in places where the public transport is few and far between.
A mixture of the recession hitting people hard in the wallet and a growing sense of wanting to save the planet is probably responsible for this growing trend; it can be a brilliant way of saving a bit of extra cash as well as you won’t have to...
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Cheap cars to buy and run

By cabincrew.com, Fri 26th Aug, 2011 at 13:05
Working in the Cabin Crew industry you’re bound to be spending a fair amount of your time in the air or abroad, so you don’t want to look at buying a car that is expensive to run in terms of road tax, petrol costs and insurance.
Even if you use your car a lot to travel to and from the airport you need to know that you are getting your money’s worth; here are a few of the most economical cars of 2011:

The Smart Fortwo cdi

The...
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Driving in Europe

By cabincrew.com, Tue 23rd Aug, 2011 at 16:16
So driving in many parts of Europe is completely different to driving in England; if you’ve never done it before it will be unfamiliar and can be very scary if you’re not prepared for the differences you’ll have to make in your style of driving.
Each country will have different safety requirements as to what you must carry with you in your vehicle in the event of an accident; if you don’t have these items it could invalidate your insurance if you try to make a claim.

In France...
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Driving in the USA

By cabincrew.com, Mon 22nd Aug, 2011 at 16:33
If you’ve got a stopover coming up in the USA and you’re lucky enough to have a few days there then why not take advantage of a hire car and see the sights in style?
Driving in the USA is pretty much the reverse of driving in the UK so you will need to get to grips with it before you get out on the road. You can hire a care in most states in America over the age of 21, however until you reach the age of 25 you...
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