Car Purchase and Leasing in the UK


INFORMATION ON CAR PURCHASE IN THE UK Buying a car in the UK can be challenging for someone moving from outside the UK, particularly if you plan to buy a car on finance. Dwellworks partner with a company called Palmdale Motors specialising in finding cars for people relocating to the UK from overseas. They pride themselves on sourcing the best car for your needs in any location in the UK. They are also able to connect you with a finance company who do not require a UK credit history if necessary. Palmdale Motors Please ask your Dwellworks local consultant for more information and to connect you with Car leasing is effectively a long term rental option where you pay a fixed monthly fee to use the card for an agreed period of time and number of miles. A lease period is usually 2 to 4 years, shorter contracts can be negotiated but will usually result in a higher cost. What is usually included in a lease? + Full manufacturers warranty + Breakdown cover + Road tax What is usually not included in a lease? + Vehicle insurance + Maintenance & Servicing You will need to pass a credit check to secure a lease and this is where it can become complicated for expats moving to the UK from abroad. The important thing to remember is that you will not be able to visit any car leasing company as not all will be able to assist you. Below are some companies who will be able to help, no matter where in the UK you are moving to. Expat Car ExpatRide To apply, you will need to ensure you have the following; + Passport + Visa/BRP card (if applicable) + Valid driving licence + A signed Tenancy Agreement for your permanent property in the UK + Bank account details for a UK bank account + A copy of your employment contract with your UK office our dedicated contact should you wish to find out more. INFORMATION ON CAR LEASING IN THE UK

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