England car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in England

EconomyC$ 22/day
CompactC$ 23/day
IntermediateC$ 28/day
StandardC$ 27/day
Full-size SUVC$ 54/day
MiniC$ 20/day
PremiumC$ 53/day
Passenger VanC$ 47/day
LuxuryC$ 80/day
Compact SUVC$ 29/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 37/day
Standard station wagonC$ 38/day
CommercialC$ 60/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in England

  • The seatbelt law is strictly enforced in England, and all occupants of the vehicle should wear a seatbelt at all times. Kids between 3 and 12 should be in an appropriate safety restraint while in the car, and the child restraint system must be appropriate for their size and weight.
  • You can visit other countries with England car rentals because drivers often want to explore mainland Europe or the Republic of Ireland. You will need to purchase extra insurance for protection outside England, and you must inform your provider of your travel plans at least 72 hours in advance.
  • If you are planning to explore central London in your rental vehicle, note that there is a congestion charge. The charge is applied to anyone who drives or parks their vehicle in central London between 7 am and 6 pm, from Monday to Friday. You must register your license plate online and pay the charge before driving through central London.
  • You can rent many types of cars in England, and the choice depends on your needs. If you will be driving around cities like London and Manchester, a compact car gives you the flexibility you need. If you are heading beyond the pavement and driving on some of the rural roads, a 4X4 SUV or pickup truck should suffice. A van and minivan should do well for groups and families, respectively.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in England for C$ 36 or less
  • Book your rental car in England at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in England are around 190% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Intermediate rental cars in England are around -99% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in England

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in England?

    On average a rental car in England costs C$ 53 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in England?

    Mini (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in England.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in England?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at GREEN MOTION (C$ 20/day), DRIVALIA (C$ 23/day) and Europcar (C$ 36/day).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in England?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Where should I rent a car in England?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in England are Manchester (70% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in England), Oxford (8%) and Bath (8%).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in England?

    On average a rental car in England costs C$ 404 per week (C$ 58 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in England?

    On average a rental car in England costs C$ 1,730 per month (C$ 58 per day).

  • Should I rent a car in England?

    If you’re considering renting a car in England, we recommend it. First, with a rental car, you can access many remote attractions, such as Stonehenge, which are far from the public transportation path. A rental car also allows you to explore at your own pace and convenience. Moreover, with a rental car, you don’t have to drag your suitcase all around as you try to catch the next train or bus. With a rental car in England, you can invite more people to the English adventure as there is enough room for seating and storage.

  • What is driving like in England?

    The first and most important thing to know about driving in England is that you should stick to the left side of the road. Also, there are no fast lanes in England, so stick to the left unless you are overtaking, and always use your turn signals as you overtake. Always yield to pedestrians and emergency vehicles with flashing lights. Do not blast your horn at other drivers, as this might be considered aggressive, and the law stipulates that you cannot blast your horn in built-up areas between 11:30 pm and 7 am. When driving in England, try driving within the stipulated limits to avoid unnecessary fines. Also, note that the speed limits are given in kph, and 1 mile is usually around 1.6 kilometers. For driving around built-up urban areas and school zones, stick to 50 kph (30 mph). Outside city limits, you can drive at around 90 kph (60 mph) and around 110 kph (70 mph) on the highway.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in England?

    You can get behind the wheel in England as long as you are 18. However, most car rental providers in England will only rent vehicles to drivers older than 20. Most providers also require you to have held your license for at least 12 months before you can rent a car. For drivers between 20 and 24, there is a daily surcharge on their rental cars. Moreover, these young drivers will only be limited to renting cars from certain classes, like economy, compact, and some mid-size SUVs. You will need a valid driver’s license and a credit card for payment to rent a car in England.

Car rental locations in England

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental locations in England

    34 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car rental locations in England

    26 Locations

  • europcar

    Europcar car rental locations in England

    23 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in England

    23 Locations

  • free2move

    Free2Move car rental locations in England

    22 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in England

    21 Locations

  • firefly

    Firefly car rental locations in England

    19 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in England

    14 Locations

  • greenmotion

    GREEN MOTION car rental locations in England

    14 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car rental locations in England

    14 Locations

  • flizzr

    FLIZZR car rental locations in England

    9 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car rental locations in England

    9 Locations

Good to know

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Average price

C$ 49/day

Good deal

C$ 36/day

When to book a rental car in England

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