Stelios officially launches

Published: Mon Feb 12 2007

Stelios, the serial entrepreneur, is continuing to in his quest to bring better value to consumers with the latest easyGroup launch of

The new business offers consumers low cost van hire with a range of five different sizes of vehicles to suit the requirements of most private customers. Research has shown that UK customers require short term van rental for activities like moving house, collecting furniture, transporting household items, helping students in and out of university accommodation and completing DIY projects.

The business has launched with more than 100 locations across the UK, including a van hire London section on the website and has a similar business model to that of, another easyGroup business. This means acts as the Van Rental Company and is responsible for the website, marketing and customer services, while the actual vehicles are provided by a range of quality suppliers from the individual rental locations. Some of the vehicles will feature the easyVan livery.

Van hire was originally launched last year on the website as a pilot project. Sales grew so rapidly that easyVan has now been launched as an individual business aimed at private consumers. With a well-known brand, a wide range of vans and a national network of quality rental suppliers, easyVan is planning to become one of the biggest nationwide suppliers of van rental direct to consumers.

The launch of stems from the success of the leading online car hire broker which offers low cost car hire in more than 2,400 locations across some 60 countries worldwide. The now operates in 6 languages and has seen considerable worldwide growth.

"I am delighted to be offering great value van hire to people in the UK," said Stelios the easyGroup chairman and founder of easyVan. "There is obviously a large demand among the public for commercial, load-bearing vehicles on short term hire and we are giving them great value and prices."

For more information and all bookings please visit the easyVan website.


Note to the editors:

Pictures of Stelios at the official launch of easyVan at Luton Airport, can be downloaded from
Contact Name: John Sinke
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 020 7241 9044

Visit website »