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United Kingdom Car Rental | Rent a car in United Kingdom

Cross border with the rented car

Please note that if you intend to travel across country or state borders, restrictions may apply. Such cross-border charges may be applied at the rental desk.

Freedom to move where you want with a rental car

A rental car gives you the freedom to move wherever you want or make sightseeing stops when you want. All for your commodity and you can drive whenever you want without depending on buses or trains. Please take in mind that traffic rules must be respected at all times.

Worry Free car rental

Many car rentals offer a worry free car rental with reduced excess or full protection. Please check the terms and conditions to see all the options.

One way car rentals in United Kingdom

Most major car rental agents in United Kingdom offer one way rentals. One-way rental is when you collect the car in one place and return the car in another location. In most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location. In the terms and conditions will state if the one-way fee is included in the rental price. If the one-way charge is not included in the rental price, the one way charge needs to be paid on arrival directly to the car rental agent.

Drive your rental car in United Kingdom

Driving around in the city of United Kingdom with a rental car can be a hassle but not impossible. Its a good way to move around but we advise to have a look at the local traffic rules as they may vary with what you are used to. Take in mind that in rush hour traffic can be pretty dense and it can take longer before you reach your destination.

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United Kingdom Travel and Car rental Guide

The United Kingdom (UK), commonly referred to as Britain, is a constituent of Northern Ireland and Great Britain. UK is an independent state located in the north west of Europe. It is surrounded by the North Sea, Atlantic Ocean, the Irish Sea and the English Channel.

How do I get to United Kingdom?

The best way to get to the United Kingdom from any part of the world is by air transport. With over 450 airports in the UK, you will always find daily flights to one of these airports from various parts of the world. If you are traveling to the UK from France or Belgium, you can opt to travel by train. It is also possible to enter the UK from various neighboring states by car.

Transportation and car hire options in the UK?

It is possible to move from one city to another by plane. Since the distances are quite short, air transport is quite expensive, especially if you are working on a budget. Trains are an ideal way to move around the UK. There are two rail networks that offer transportation throughout the UK. Trains transport is the most used means of transportation in the UK.

There are also bus services that cover the entire UK, and they vary in cost and quality of travel. In order for a bus to stop for you, it is advisable to stop it using your hand; otherwise you may just be at the stage for a long time. You can also opt for taxis; there are two taxi types in the UK, the metered cabs which are black in color can be found anywhere in the UK and have to be hailed at to know you need their services. The other type is the minicabs which are private cabs and have to be booked by phone to be available.

The other type of transportation option you have is car rental. While the other means can be convenient, they can at times be met with a few hitches. To make sure that you explore as much of the UK as possible, it is paramount that you rent a car. It is possible to rent a car from all the major international airports in the UK.

Once you land at the airport, you will spot car hire service desks in the entry terminals. These car rental agencies are both local and international. It is even possible to get cheap car hire service providers in the UK. There are also numerous car hire companies throughout the cities and town in the UK, you can even have your hotel arrange for one for you.

What attractions are there in the UK?

The UK plays home to up to 25 UNESCO heritage sites. There are also numerous museums and parks to visit. There are also thousands of communities you can pay visits to as you marvel at the UK countryside. You will also have the chance to see the great Buckingham palace. There are major cities to visit like London, Edinburgh and even Cambridge and Oxford where you get to visit two of the oldest towns and universities. There are also 14 national parks and at least 40 gardens. You cannot miss the Edinburgh gardens, the Canterbury cathedral, the birthplace of Shakespeare and even the York minster.

The UK has a lot to offer, it is impossible to lack fun things to do in the midst of the countryside, historic towns, coastal areas and great cities.    

 

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Facts about car rental in United Kingdom

  • Last month, the average car rental length in United Kingdom was 5 days.
  • The average rental car length in United Kingdom is 5 days.
  • The most booked rental car type currently in United Kingdom is ECONOMY cars.
  • Last year, the most booked rental car type in United Kingdom were COMPACT cars.
  • How much does it cost to rent a car in United Kingdom? Last month, the average car rental price was 197 USD.
  • Last year, how much did it cost to rent a car in United Kingdom? Last year, the average car rental price was 231 USD.
  • What is the current average daily price to rent a in United Kingdom? Last month, the average rental price was 43 USD per day.
  • How much did it cost to rent a car in United Kingdom over the past 12 months? Last Year, the average rental price was 46 USD per day.
  • The car rental companies available in United Kingdom are: Alamo, National, Enterprise, Green Motion, Interrent.

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[EST] Mon - Fri: 03:00 - 16:00  Sat - Sun : 03:00 - 11:00

[GMT] Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 16:00  Sat - Sun : 08:00 - 16:00

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United Kingdom Rental Car Reviews
See below last 5 customer reviews. Our customers rated United Kingdom Car Rental with an average of 9.73 based on 22 ratings.

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Best Pick Up Location

Pick up at terminal 5 hotel a bonus. staff were friendly and no issues with car during our stay.

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Beyond Satisfied

An excellent, efficient and competitive service. i have been a regular customer for several years now as a result of the quality i have experienced in using this company.

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Great Rental Experience

I'm used already to car rental due to my work. rental car group is definatly my favorite. through is i normaly use the service of greenmotion with a great customer satisfaction policy. to repeat many times in the future.

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Great Efficient Service

Booked friday evening and collected car on saturday morning. very happy