Private number plates are popular because they bring a bit of uniqueness to your vehicle. However, there are more than just status symbols, they can also be the start of an investment project that could net you thousands of dollars.
When you’re driving, you probably notice customized plates and try to read them with your friends in the car. Private number plates draw your attention because instead of a jumbled mess of numbers and letters, they usually spell a word people recognize. Whether you want to use your nickname or your favorite brand, people will take notice. Unfortunately, you can’t use any naughty words or banned phrases.
Makes a Great Gift
Some of your friends have everything, and they can be difficult to buy for as a result. Private plates are more unique than chocolate and more exciting than flowers. There are multiple places online that you can purchase unique or expensive number plates, and you can search what you want by using any search engine like Google.
The main reason drivers start buying number plates in the first place is because they’re limited. In your country/city, only one plate can be registered at any given time. For example, if you wanted to buy a plate with the name “MICHAEL,” it’s likely someone has already registered it because of how common the name is. If you want this plate, someone has to sell it first. Some person plates have been auctioned off for thousands of dollars.
Never Forget Your Plate
We tend to forget our plates when they’re a mismatch of letters and numbers. Although remembering your plate is usually not necessary (it’s why you don’t memorize it in the first place), when you need to recite it, it could involve running back and forth to your car. You’ll never forget a unique plate, plus your car will be easier to find in the parking lot if your vehicle is a common model.
Makes your Vehicle Look Newer
The age of your car really shows if it’s constantly dirty, and number plates are usually neglected during soapy washes. Replacing your old plate with a new one can help your car look younger a fresher, especially if the plate contains a newer reference, band, or special occasion that took place recently.
It’s Not That Expensive
There are private number plates that cost thousands of dollars, but that’s only for the rare, hard to find ones that contain no numbers. A typical plate is around the ballpark of $100 or less, and if you get creative, you’ll be able to make anything you want with the combination of numbers and letters available.
For example, you won’t be able to use “MICHAEL” but you could create “M1CHA3L.” They aren’t just for the high class, or the rich and the famous. They’re available to anyone at any time. Try to pick a date or initial that’s important to you, as you’ll likely keep this plate for a long time.