Once you’ve toured the city of Liverpool, you’ll want to explore the nearby countryside. With a rental car, you can enjoy a relaxing drive along the coast. Stop and walk along the Southport Pier or dip your feet in the sand at one of the nearby beaches. You’ll also be a short drive from North Wales and the historic Conwy and Harlech Castles.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is especially busy during the summer months. It offers lots of traveling conveniences including restaurants, shops, and car rental services. Book your rental car in advance and your car will be ready for you when you land. Located directly across the street from the terminals, some agencies with offices in the airport include Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, and Budget.
In Liverpool, as in all of the United Kingdom, you’ll drive on the left side of the street. As you drive throughout the city, note that there are many mobile speed cameras in various locations. The cameras are monitored by officers in a van. Along with checking for speeding, they also watch to see if a driver is on their cell phone.
Rush hour can make driving a little more difficult. This is especially true of the bypasses that connect commuters to the city center. In the morning, rush hour starts at about 8 a.m. and continues through 9:30 a.m. During the evening commute, traffic starts to get busy around 5 p.m. and begins to slow down at about 7 p.m.
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Economy rental cars in Liverpool are around 69% cheaper than other car types, on average
FAQs about renting a car in Liverpool
Some car rental companies in Liverpool which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Hertz and Europcar
On average a hire car in Liverpool costs C$ 44 per day.
Based on our information, car rental agencies in Liverpool only have manual transmission cars.
The average gas price in Liverpool is C$ 8.67 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 104 and C$ 139, depending on the car size.
Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Liverpool.
A Compact car rental in Liverpool costs C$ 46 per day, on average.
A Economy car rental in Liverpool costs C$ 32 per day, on average.
A Luxury car rental in Liverpool costs C$ 129 per day, on average.
In Liverpool, cars are most frequently rented at Easirent Easirent c/o Skypark, 22 Owen Drive (13 km from city centre ).
On average a rental car in Liverpool costs C$ 306 per week (C$ 44 per day).
On average a rental car in Liverpool costs C$ 1,309 per month (C$ 44 per day).
You might want to drive a favorite car of the locals while visiting Liverpool, which would be the BMW or Vauxhall (a British manufactured vehicle). Know that car rental agencies will automatically give you a car with a manual transmission unless you request an automatic. If you want an automatic you’ll need to book your rental in advance, as automatic cars are not as easy to get in Liverpool.
Liverpool has lots of highways, so you’ll mostly drive on the freeway during your visit. On the freeway the speed limit is a maximum of 70 mph (110 km/h), while in an area of town where there are lots of shops and restaurants, you can drive at speeds of up to 30 mph (48 km/h). Nonetheless, in many residential areas, you’ll have to travel at speeds of less than 20 mph (32 km/h).
Depending upon where you buy your gas (referred to as petrol in the UK), you’ll pay about $5.60 per gallon in Liverpool. Diesel will cost slightly more. Prices are usually cheaper in town as opposed to right off the highway. Overall, the prices are higher than in the United States or Canada.
There is metered parking on the side streets around the downtown area as well as a number of parking lots and garages on the main street. If you are staying at a hotel on the outskirts of town, check out the park and ride lots. Here you can park your car in the suburbs and catch the bus into the downtown area so you don’t have to worry about looking for or paying for parking.