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Finding a Cheap Car Hire in Croydon is Now Easy

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There are many places to find a cheap car rental in Croydon and VroomVroomVroom has some great pick up locations to choose from, including Croydon Airport, Central London, and South London. Compare deals from the leading car and van hire suppliers in the area including Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar and Hertz so you can find a vehicle that will fit your budget.

Croydon is a town within the borough of Croydon in Greater London ceremonial county, England. It lies south of the London Region not too far from Addiscombe, Beckenham, Beddington, Bromley, London City, Mitcham, Kingston Upon Thames, Merton, Shirley, Sutton and Waddon. This place is famous for its long and colourful history, arts and shopping destinations.

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Best time to visit Croydon

If you are in search of the perfect weather, then the spring season is a great time to visit Croydon. Make sure to book a car hire and hotel in advance because the prime tourist season is late spring. The prices drop during fall and winter, but you need to prepare yourself for chilly temperatures. December in Croydon gets packed with tourists so expect the streets to be crowded especially during the holidays. Since it rains randomly in Croydon, make sure to always bring an umbrella or raincoat.

Driving tips in Croydon

Getting around Croydon is easy because the tram network is centred in the city. You can get to central London in just 14 minutes and the south coast in less than 40 minutes. However, nothing still beats driving in Croydon so you can enjoy the scenery and can stop anytime to explore each area. If you're arriving from London City Airport, it is just about 11 miles to the city centre. If you are coming from London Gatwick Airport and London Heathrow Airport, it will take less than 40 minutes to get to Croydon. Click here for more driving tips in the UK.

Top Attractions in Croydon

Being one of London's many boroughs with a vibrant urban centre and a lively modern feel, the Croydon town centre is a great place to visit. It has a fantastic range of outlets including High Street favourites, unique one-off boutiques and of course the premium brands. The Whitgift Centre, Centrale and lively North End provide a vast choice; and there are many coffee shops to take a break in along the way. 

If you are after something different, check out the lively new outlets in St George's Walk. Wandering around so many fantastic attractions will make your legs ache! Why not get a great deal on car hire in Croydon? This will not only give you comfort in travelling, but save you time as well since you can visit more places with a rental car. 

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Ashburton Library

Address: Shirley Rd, Croydon CR9 7AL

The library houses a number of fiction and non-fiction books, documents, researches and maps that are always ready to enrich minds. The venue is located at Ashburton Learning Village in Shirley Road.

Ashburton Park 

Address: 32 Tenterden Rd, Croydon CR0 6NN

It is a vast grassland and park area graced with rich fauna. The place is great to visit anytime but most especially during morning and late afternoon to relax, run or leisure walk. And of course don't forget to pack a picnic in the back of your hire car and spend a lazy afternoon here.

Museum of Croydon

Address: Central Library, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine St, Croydon CR9 1ET

The museum features interesting displays that tell about history of the area before it became a part of London. 

Battle of Britain Monument 

Address: Westminster, London SW1A 2JL

Situated just on the edge of Croydon on the main road that leads south of London, this monument marks the sacrifice that was made during the Battle of Britain in 1940. Croydon Airport was one of the main central bases used for Spitfires to take off and fight the German's. This beautiful obelisk proudly names those RAF members who lost their lives during those dark days.

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Centrale Croydon 

Address: 21 N End, Croydon CR0 1TY

The shopping centre  can be found at 21 North End, Croydon, London. It is one of Britain's largest indoor shopping venues. The place is home to a wide range of boutiques, retailers and high street chain stores.

St. Georges Walk Shopping 

Address: Croydon, CR0 1YJ

Maybe smaller compare to Croydon's other shopping centres but it is certainly still at par with its counterparts. The shopping centre within St. Georges Walk, Croydon has wide variety of shops and restaurants enough to make any shopper happy and satisfied. There are plenty of local car parks to park your hire car whilst you meander around the shops.

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