11 Jun 2024

How does PCH work: a complete guide

PCH or Personal Contract Hire might be easier than you thought.

How does PCH work: a complete guide

PCH or Personal Contract Hire might be easier than you thought. Start by choosing your car – you may want to consider petrol or diesel and environmentally-friendly, electric or hybrid options. Next work out your estimated annual mileage and finally, determine the length of the contract term you require, usually between 24 and 60 months.

Fundamentals of PCH

Your contract will include a range of services such as roadside assistance, and a dedicated driver helpline. However, you may also wish to add on an optional maintenance, tyre, windscreen & glass replacement package and Leasys can provide the relevant quotation. For an easy budgeting, the cost of Leasys Maintenance Package is included within your monthly rental and is inflation-proof for the duration of your contract.

Need to increase your mileage allowance during your contract term? Flexible contracts let you add services if your circumstances change. Once your contract reaches its full term, simply return the vehicle with your keys and start working out which vehicle you may want next!

Whether you’re looking for a petrol-fuelled small city car such as the Peugeot 208 or a roomy electric Vauxhall Mokka Electric, there are plenty of options when it comes to Personal Contract Hire.

Advantages of PCH

Personal Contract Hire has a range of benefits you may not have considered. Not only does it give you the opportunity to have a brand-new car every few years without a large financial outlay, it also takes away much of the hassle of owning a car. Easy to manage monthly payments help you monitor your financial outgoings while the maintenance package allows you to avoid any unforeseen repair bills if things go wrong. Maintenance is always carried out to the manufacturers specification and by authorised, experienced providers. This ensures your vehicle always remain in tiptop condition, reducing the risk of unexpected repairs.

The benefits of PCH: a closer look

PCH is relatively straightforward and always a good idea in terms of cost effectiveness and financial management. One benefit you may not have considered is that if you are using your vehicle for business purposes, you may be eligible to claim back the VAT on your contract payments.

All Leasys personal contract hire agreements include roadside assistance in the UK and Europe, meaning that help is never far away in the event of an emergency. With a 24/7 driver helpline, Leasys can get you home if the worse happens.

If sustainability is your focus – whether personally or as part of your business – an electric car may be more attainable via a Personal Contract Hire agreement than if you had to purchase it outright. Not only this, but as technology evolves, with PCH you can change your vehicle regularly to ensure you keep up with the very latest technological developments.

Personal Contract Hire and Leasys

Getting a Personal Contract Hire agreement with Leasys couldn’t be easier. The most important thing is to discuss your requirements with an expert and as no two contracts are alike, you’ll need a partner you can trust to discuss exactly what you want. Leasys offer tailormade consultations and services to ensure you’re getting exactly what you need. To find out everything from how to request a quote to delivery of the vehicle and support throughout your contract, contact a member of Leasys’ expert customer care team to discuss your requirements. We pride ourselves on delivering a best-in-class customer experience and with more than twenty years’ experience, Leasys is a company you can trust.