Hiring a vehicle in the United Kingdom is not difficult. Most airports
have a wide range of hire-car facilities, and vehicles can be hired at
major rail stations and in most towns and cities nationwide.
lets you check out the prices from multiple suppliers,
including low-cost car rental firms and more familiar names.
For car hire
in Britain, these operators include the following low-cost car-hire
companies and brokers, and others too :
car-hire comparison sites reliable?
The answer has to be a definite yes
othewise they would have gone out of business
some time ago. Car-hire comparison sites such as Holidayautos
websites of car hire agents, not of the car-hire companies themselves.
The agents, like travel agents, sell car-hire services from the
car-hire companies. Because they are doing a lot of business, they can
negotiate special discounted rates, that induvidual travellers cannot
For instance, if visit Holidayautos
you will get to choose the best rates offered by a variety of car hire
compaines such as
the choice depends on the location
Alternatively, your car may be supplied by a
local car-hire company that has lower rates, perhaps because they use
cars that are not quite so new.
Depending on who you actually get the car from,
you may pick it up directly at the airport or train station, or may
have to call the local representative, who will come and collect you at
the airport or station, and drive you to a pick-up location
If you're in a massive hurry, on a business trip, or money's
object, then it's often just a bit easier to use a car hire firm like
generally speaking the low-cost agents are just as reliable, and, as
mentioned above, you may actually pick up your car from Hertz
anyway.... but you won't know that until you've confirmed your booking.
NB: low-cost car hire
operators may allow for pick up and drop-off at different locations
within Britain , but not usually in a different country. If
you plan to drop of a car in a different country, we recommend renting
directly from one of the big international car-hire firms such
Depending on the car-hire company, the minimum aége for
hiring a car in the UK can vary from 18 years of age to 25.
You must hold a
your country of origin.
You will need to show this license when picking up your vehicle.
driving licence. However they may need to show a passport or
national identity card.