HomePersonalised Number PlatesWhy buy Private Number Plates Jayne Henry December 4, 2014 Personalised Number Plates, Registrations People buy private number plates for all sorts of reasons. Let’s look at some of the common reasons people buy personalised number plates… As a unique gift Private number plates make the perfect personalised present. Whether it’s for Christmas, or a gift for someone who has recently passed their driving test, a private plate is always a well received and thoughtful present. As an investment Some people buy plates to make some extra cash. Private plates have a good history of increasing in value and you can invest from just £40. To advertise a business A plate related to your business is a great way to advertise and it’s much cheaper in the long run than many other forms of advertising. Just because they’re fun Probably the most popular reason for buying a private plate, personalised license plates are a lot of fun to own!