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What the latest COVID-19 measures mean for buying a car

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Our dealer partners are working hard to make sure you can still get hold of your perfect set of wheels, whatever the current COVID-19 restrictions are in your local area. It goes without saying that your safety, as well as the safety of our dealer partners and employees is our number one priority, so please make sure you’re following the latest Government advice for your local area.

Here’s how you can still view and buy a car remotely

In light of the latest UK national lockdown restrictions, car showrooms are shut. In England, Wales and Scotland you can still buy cars from many of our dealers with home delivery or COVID secure collection. In Northern Ireland, collection isn’t allowed under COVID-19 restrictions, but delivery is.

Click and Collect

Depending on local area restrictions, some dealerships are offering Click & Collect car buying. This means you buy the car remotely (either online, or over the phone) and then can collect the car outside of the dealership with a COVID secure handover - including sanitation of the car. If you’d like to do this, let the dealer know when you speak to them.

Home Delivery

Many of our trusted dealers are currently offering home delivery of cars. This means you buy the car remotely (either online, or over the phone) and then the dealer will arrange delivery, with a COVID secure handover. If you’re interested in doing this, let the dealer know when you speak to them.

Video Viewing

Many dealers are offering video tours, so you can picture yourself driving off into the sunset in your new wheels, without even leaving your home. To request this, just let the dealer know when you contact them. Even more of our listings now already have videos included, too - you can simply filter by ‘Listings with videos’.

I have another question

As always if you have any other questions, get in touch - you can email us, message us on Live Chat or give us a call during our opening hours on 020 3868 4949.

For more coronavirus car buying advice click here.