Discover anything you need to know about visiting the UK in your reliable rental car.
Our suppliers, Alamo, Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Budget, Green Motion, Hertz, Thrifty and Sixt all offer depots in some great locations. Most of them also serve all the major UK airports such as London Gatwick Airport, London Heathrow Airport, London Luton Airport, London City Airport and London Southend Airport plus Scotland's major airports such as Glasgow Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport just to name a few, and of course, there's always Belfast International Airport to rent a car
If it's your first time finding a great deal then it might be a good idea to view our information on Driving Regulations in the UK for Cars. There is a wealth of information there that will help you get acquainted with our roads and rules before you pick up your car hire.
Make sure to book early to get the best rates. You can also use our price comparison tool while you compare cheap car hire deals from all our available suppliers and choose one that suits your needs.
Simple! Use our search form to see a list of rental cars near you. We compare car hire deals at all major airports and cities and several regional locations from our suppliers around the UK. Need help? Our expert customer care team will be pleased to assist you with your booking.
When hiring a vehicle in the UK, you'll need to bring a valid drivers licence, an International Driving Permit if necessary, a valid ID (passport), a third form of ID that shows your address, eg, utility bill or bank statement and a credit or debit card.
You must present a valid driving licence held for at least one year to hire a car. Furthermore, a valid and up to date DVLA licence check code or a printed DVLA endorsement record will be asked. Note that an International Driving Permit (IDP) is not required if your licence is issued in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United States and EU countries.
Yes, you'll need to present a credit card in the name of the driver in order to hire a car in the UK. Note that all of our suppliers accept credit cards from major companies such as Visa and Mastercard.
Any additional driver must be at the counter with the primary renter before or after picking up the car rental. They must sign an "Additional Driver" form to be attached to the Rental Agreement and will need to pay the additional driver fee. Note also that all additional drivers will need to adhere to the same terms and conditions as the main driver.
When renting a car in the UK, age limits vary between 21 to 25 years old. Note that these age restrictions are different per supplier, and may even vary based on the location you are hiring the vehicle from.
Yes, it is more expensive to rent a car from the airport than renting from an off-airport location due to supply and demand, airport taxes, fees & costs.
The answer is yes. Note that most rental cars come with basic cover and you're not obliged to purchase excess reduction products, however, without insurance, you're liable for a damage excess which varies.