Car Hire at Heathrow Airport
Car hire is a wonderful way to get around during your holiday to the UK. Hiring a car gives you the freedom to go where you want, when you want and not rely on public transport to get you there.
There are a number of car hire companies operating from Heathrow Airport and they all offer quality cars with a choice of optional extras to ensure you have an enjoyable holiday.
Enterprise offers a choice of cars from compact three doors to larger five door options. The three door you can expect to receive is a Chevy Spark or similar and the price includes unlimited mileage, damage waiver and theft waiver. All drivers must be over the age of twenty five when hiring a car here. The price for seven days works out to around £101.77.
Enterprise can be contacted on 0870 350 3000.
Europcar is an internationally known car rental company and are open twenty four hours a day at Heathrow Airport. They also offer an airport connect service where you book a car for one way hire only, you can then drive to the airport and leave the car there and it costs anything from £55 upwards depending on the car you choose.
Their five seater cars will cost around £137 for seven days with unlimited mileage, enabling you to do a lot of sightseeing while in the UK.
Europcar can be contacted on 0208 564 3500.
SixT is another care hire company operating from Heathrow Airport. They offer compact three door Vauxhall Corsas from £95 for seven days and VW Golfs for £116 for seven days. These prices include road tax and vehicle registration. There is an excess of £1000 should the vehicle be damaged while in your care.
The minimum age required for hiring cars from SixT is twenty one and you must have a full driving license for a minimum of one year.
SixT is contactable on 0844 4993 399.
Alamo offer a two seater Hyundai with unlimited mileage for only £98 for seven days and a five seater Skoda with unlimited mileage for £182 for seven days.
All their agreements include damage liability waivers, theft liability, premium location fees, vehicle licensing fees and VAT. You can include a child seat, satellite navigation system, a young driver between the age of twenty one and twenty four and an additional driver for an additional charge.
Alamo is contactable on 0870 400 4562.
Hertz offers a choice of vehicles for your enjoyment while holidaying in the UK. They have a Kia for £136 for seven days and a Vauxhall Astra for £170 for seven days. Both vehicles come with unlimited mileage.
You can add a child seat and satellite navigation if you like and all vehicles include theft protection, location service charge, collision damage waiver, and vehicle licensing and road tax.
Hertz can be contacted on 0870 8460 006.
Avis is another recognised name when it comes to car rentals and they have some fantastic deals for you to take advantage of including a Peugeot 107 which will only cost £136 for seven days. They also have a Vauxhall Astra at £164 for seven days. Both cars come with unlimited mileage, theft cover and damage cover.
Avis is contactable on 0844 544 6007.
Easi Rent has some handy cars for rent, perfect to get you around the area without guzzling too much petrol. The Ford Ka is perfect for city traffic and will only cost £99 including VAT for seven days. There is also a VW Passat for £150 for seven days.
You can add a GPS system for an additional £5 per day. Additional drivers can be included at £15 per driver and child or baby seats are available for hire at £50.
The excess is £750 to £1000 should you have an accident, this will depend on the car you have chosen or you can choose to include it in your fee at £12 per day.
Season Car Hire
If you are looking to travel in luxury while in the UK then this is the car hire company you need to look at with a Mercedes SLS 63 AMG which is perfect for 2 passengers costing £4523 for seven days with a £4000 security deposit which is payable before driving the car away.
They also have a Ferrari 458 available at £6844 for seven days with a security deposit of £5000 payable.
Season Care Hire require that all drivers have a full driving license for a minimum of three years and they must pay with a credit card. All drivers must be over the age of twenty five.
There is a £6000 excess payable in the event of an accident or theft of the vehicle and the price includes 100 miles per day and then a charge is applied should you exceed this.
The price of the rental includes collision damage, theft, third party and breakdown service.