Article Posted 19/08/2009
Recent research would reveal that double the amount of Private Registrations are now being bought as gifts for friends or loved one's.
Between October 1st 2008, and January 31st 2009, more than 46% of private number plates sold by the DVLA alone were bought for loved ones, this is compared with 22% being bought for friends and loves one's five years ago.
Mother’s day, Father’s day and Valentine’s Days account for nearly 10% of the private number plate sales, but personalised plates bought for Christmas and birthdays proving the most popular at 36% of the sales.
The recent slash in the prices of private plates starting with M155 and K155 has proved even more popular than usual.