Choosing A Personalised Number Plate


Personalised Number Plate

For a lot of car owners, a personalised number plate is the dream accessory. With only the rich and famous being able to afford one-off customised vehicles, a personalised number plate gives you a way to make a car truly yours. However, the only trouble is deciding what sort of number plate to go for. With that in mind, read on to discover some tips and ideas that should help you out.


There is only one place to begin, and this is with your budget. You need to determine how much money you have available to spend on a personalised plate. This is because these plates differ in price dramatically. You can head to Platinum Plates to get a better understanding regarding the different plates that are available and the price range. More exclusive plates and plates that are in higher demand are obviously going to cost more. For example, the number plate ‘F1’ went on sale for £14.4 million!

Audi Personalised Number Plate
Audi RS 6 – Photo credit: Audi UK


You can use visual tricks and phonetics to spell your name or another word. This can be beneficial if the plate you want is not available, or if it is available but very expensive. Plus, it looks pretty cool! For example, you can use the number 2 to represent the letter ‘Z’ or the number 1 to represent the letter ‘I.’ You can also use numbers and letters to represent whole words. An obvious example is ‘U’ for you. Or, how about 4 TEE for forty?


When choosing a number plate, it is important to pick something that you are going to love just as much in ten years’ time as you do today. This is why it is not a good idea to go for something in trend. Instead, think about something that you love if you do not want to go down the route of choosing something that represents your name. A lot of people opt for something linked to their favourite football team, for example.

Aston Martin Vantage Personalised Number Plates
Aston Martin Vantage V12 and V8 – Photo credit: Aston Martin

Have a couple of options

The final tip when choosing a personalised number plate for your car is to make sure you have a couple of options. Your decision will be determined based on your budget and availability, so the last thing you want to do is set your heart on something only to find it is not an option.

Hopefully, you now have a better idea regarding the different aspects you need to consider when choosing a personalised number plate, as well as some tips and ideas that will help you to choose the right one for you.

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