Car Hire in United Kingdom
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Cheap Car Hire Deals in United Kingdom
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By comparing prices between all major car rental companies in the UK, we can provide the best offers. With our selected partners you will not only find great deals but also car hire companies that provide excellent customer service and quality cars. Find a wide range of deals for economy, compact and luxury cars in the United Kingdom. You can compare cheap prices in the UK in simple steps. No hidden fees and 24/7 customer support. Cars with Unlimited Mileage, Theft Protection, and CDW insurance are included in the prices.
What to keep in mind when renting a car in the United Kingdom
The minimum age to rent a car is 25 years old and with some suppliers for people over 75 years of age. Young driver surcharges may apply to many car rental companies for people under 25 years of age. This information is visible in the search engine with Orbit Car Hire. Accidents are something we do not control, therefore it is important to keep in mind what kind of coverage you have. At Orbit Car Hire you are able to buy additional coverage so you can travel around the UK without worry. In the UK you drive on the left side of the road. For the countries that drive on the right lane, this can be confusing but good to know before you begin the journey. It is important to buckle up before driving a car.
Find a cheap car hire deal in the UK
Book a cheap car in the United Kingdom and explore all of what the continent has to offer. A great way to find a car for a low price is to book in advance. At Orbit, we have made agreements with some of the best international and local brands in the UK for you to compare low prices for all seasons. By doing this you are not only able to find cheap prices but also quality service to make your experience unique.
Looking for a rent a car for pleasure or business? With our search engine you can find low prices for all categories from economy to luxury, mini-vans to SUV's so you will be able to find the car that suits your trip. The search engine at the top you can enter the pick-up and drop-off locations in the country whether you are looking for a one-way trip or rent a car at an airport location. You will find low prices in the search engine with no hidden fees, filter your preferred transmission type. Book online and help you with our customer support team by phone, email, or Live Chat.
Best ways to travel to the United Kingdom
There can be many ways to travel to the United Kingdom, it is very convenient and simple, with lots of travel options available. The most popular is to fly to the UK but you can also go by car, bus or train from France through the Eurotunnel. The united Kingdom is also accessible by ferry from some destinations. Most large airlines fly to the UK. Airlines such as British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Air France, Eurowings, Brussels Airlines, Logan Air, EasyJet. Ryanair, Wideroe, and many more.
Information about the United Kingdom
The United Kingdom is located just behind the northwestern coast of continental Europe, surrounded by the North Sea, the English Channel, and the Atlantic Ocean. The UK consists of land as Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, and wales. This Country can offer you a very rich history, plenty of castles and different wild places. London is the Capital and it is considered a very magical and vibrant city. England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland are all places full of heritage, music, and nightlife. Here you will find urban centers, seaside towns national parks, Lake District, honey stoned villages, and many more interesting things. There is never a bad time to visit the UK. In the summer months, you will enjoy pleasant temperatures and longer days, while you will be enthusiastic about the landscape itself in the autumn when rural landscapes take on brown.
Why hire a car in the UK?
To rent a car means you are independent and free to explore all the beautiful and hidden places in the United Kingdom. You can get a car at London Airport Heathrow, in Gatwick, Stansted, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham other attractive places in Australia. With Orbit, you will be able to hire a car in Australia or anywhere in the world. With cheap prices, we make your trip even better. Book a vehicle for your next trip on our site. We offer great deals and transparent prices with no hidden extras. On our easy-to-use website, you can choose the right vehicle for your trip to Australia.
Fun facts about the United Kingdom
- The first postage has been created in the United Kingdom.
- Queen Elizabeth is the longest-reigning Queen in the world.
- There are no higher mountains than a thousand meters in the UK.
- London has over 170 museums.
- All horses in the United Kingdom must possess a passport.
- Shakespeare added around 3.000 words to the English language.
One Way Rental in the United Kingdom
When finding offers through Orbit and its top brands, you can pick up the car at one location in the UK and return to another location. A one-way fee may apply, and they are included in Orbit Car Hire deals when searching for a one-way trip. Our car rental companies in the United Kingdom do not offer to return the car in another country, however, you can find domestic one-way rental options.
Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to rent a car in the United Kingdom?
A credit card in the name of the main driver needs to be presented. A security deposit may be required while renting a car so the credit card must have sufficient funds. You can find details about the security deposit listed while booking the vehicle as well as on your voucher. It is important to have a valid driving license with the name of the main driver as well as additional drivers when it applies. An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not clearly identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements. You will need to have identification with you such as a passport and ID cards. When you pick up your rental car you need to have your voucher with you.
How old do I need to be to rent a car in the United Kingdom?
The minimum age to rent a car is 25 years old and with some suppliers for people over 75 years of age. Young driver surcharges may apply to many car rental companies for people under 25 years of age. This information is visible in the search engine with Orbit Car Hire.
Do I need car insurance in the UK?
Insurances are very important when renting a car and can be different between countries. When renting a car in the United Kingdom with Orbit Car Hire the prices will include mandatory insurances in the country.
Do I need a credit card to rent a car in the United Kingdom?
In most cases, a credit card is required to be presented in the name of the main driver. A security deposit may be required when renting a car so it is important to have sufficient funds on the credit card. When searching for a car at Orbit you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.
Do I need an international driving license in the UK?
An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not clearly identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements.
How do I get the cheapest car in the United Kingdom?
You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major car rentals at Orbit. A good idea can be to book in advance as the prices can increase closer to the travel period.
What is the cheapest rental car in the UK?
You will find the mini car category or economy cars to be the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as Toyota Yaris and Vauxhall Corsa often provide the best prices.
What is the best car rental company in the United Kingdom?
You may find excellent service provided by companies such as Enterprise Rent a Car, Alamo Rent a Car, National Car Rental, Europcar Rent a Car and Keddy Rent a car.
What types and makes of rental car deals can I find in the United Kingdom?
You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size, and luxury cars. Popular rental cars are Vauxhall Corsa, Ford Focus, Volvo XC 60.
Does my rental car have unlimited mileage when I book it for the UK?
Most car rentals in the UK offer unlimited mileage in their offers.
Most popular cities in the UK
Most popular destinations in the UK
1. Car Rental in London
2. Car Rental in Manchester
3. Car Rental in Glasgow
4. Car Rental in Edinburgh
5. Car Rental in Birmingham
6. Car Rental in Belfast
7. Car Rental in Leeds
8. Car Rental in Inverness
9. Car Rental in Luton
10. Car Rental in Liverpool
11. Car Rental in Bristol
12. Car Rental in East Midlands
13. Car Rental in Newcastle
14. Car Renal in Bolton
15. Car Rental in Cardiff
16. Car Rental in Southampton
17. Car Rental in Aberdeen
18. Car Rental in Slough
20. Car rental in Leicester
1. Car Rental in London Airport Heathrow
2. Car Rental in London Airport Gatwick
3. Car Rental in London Airport Stansted
4. Car Rental in Glasgow Airport
5. Car Rental in Manchester Airport
6. Car Rental in Birmingham Airport
7. Car Rental in Edinburgh Airport
8. Car Rental in Belfast International Airport
9. Car Rental in Inverness Airport
10. Car Rental in Leeds Bradford Airport
11. Car Rental in Luton Airport
12. Car Rental in Liverpool Airport
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What you need to know about renting a car
How to make a booking with Orbit Car Hire?
You can easily book your vehicle with Orbit Car Hire. First, you have to choose the date and location of your rental in our booking form. In the next step, you can pick out the vehicle you want from the list provided. After filling out the personal information form there is a step where you choose the payment method and you simply fill in your credit card information. In the end, you can print out your voucher, which is needed at the time of pick-up.
What are the charges for security deposits?
Every car rental has a security deposit policy. You will find the information about the security deposit while booking the vehicle or on your voucher.
What if I would like to change my booking?
How do I cancel my booking?
You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information please read the Conditions of Use. Our customer service team will address your requests in due time:
- Phone: +354 823 0165
- Email: email@example.com
When do I pay for the rental car?
You pay a small deposit when making the booking as a guarantee. The remaining balance is paid when you pick up your rental vehicle. Please keep in mind that the payment at the counter is paid in local currency.
What is included in the price?
Most of the reservations made by Orbit Car Hire include unlimited mileage, local tax, mandatory fees, and collision damage waiver. In steps 1 and 2 in the booking process or on your voucher, you can see all the details about your booking inclusions.
Are there any hidden fees?
There are no hidden charges! All mandatory surcharges and fees are presented in the 3rd step of the booking process and our Terms and Conditions. Please note that additional charges may apply for some rentals in case of:
- Out of hours surcharge (when picking up the vehicle out of office hours),
- One way fee (when returning the vehicle at a different location),
- The service charge for fuel (prepaid fuel policy),
- Young/senior driver fee (this condition is set by the car hire company and is usually not about the regulation of the specific country),
- Excess and deposit amount (before hiring you to need to make sure your credit card limit is high enough for the deposit amount to be blocked which usually equals the excess amount or higher).
We advise our clients to read the Terms and Conditions carefully before the rental to avoid any surprises. Our knowledgeable customer service agents will gladly help you with any questions via phone, email, or live chat during our opening hours.
What is a voucher and why do I need it?
A voucher is a document that confirms your booking, the price for your booking, and the payment of your booking. It is mandatory to have your voucher with you at the time of pick up. If you do not have the voucher with you at the time of pick up, the vehicle provider may refuse to release the vehicle to you or can change the price of the rental.
What is an airport or premium location fee?
Premium location/airport fee is a fee that covers the location service costs. This fee is usually included in the price but may still occur at some locations and is charged locally.
What is Premium Coverage and how does it work?
Premium Coverage is an optional service by Orbit Car Hire which, if accepted, covers your financial accountability for damage or theft to the hired vehicle. This is not insured with a car hire company that reduces the excess amount, but a cover that refunds you in case the car hire company charges you for damage or theft. With this option, you will be reimbursed up to 3000 EUR. For more information, you can read the Terms and Conditions or contact us.
How do I find cheap car hire?
Prices vary frequently. It is best to book a car 3 to 8 weeks in advance of your desired pick-up date - this will ensure you get the cheapest rental rate. Alternatively, it is also possible to find cheap last-minute car hire. Find the best deal on car hire in Alicante!
How many countries do you compare to?
We at Orbit Car Hire compare car hire prices in over 140 countries, including popular destinations within Europe such as Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Iceland, Croatia, Malta, France, Slovenia, Germany.
What currency should I use to pay for the car?
You can pay the confirmation fee on Orbit's page in EUR, GBP, ISK and USD. When you pick up your car hire you will pay the remaining balance in the currency that is in the country of pick up.
Can I rent a car from inside the terminal?
You can hire a car from inside the terminal. When you compare our offers, you can filter "In Terminal" to see all the offers we have that are inside the terminal.
What is the cheapest car to rent?
The cheapest car to rent is the Fiat 500, Volkswagen Up and Fiat Panda.
Can I add an additional driver to my booking?
You can always add an additional driver to your booking when you are finding your deal on Orbit Car Hire. If you have already made a booking, you can contact us to add the additional driver. You can also add an additional driver to your booking when you pick up the vehicle.
What payment methods are accepted
You can pay with a debit card and credit card when making a booking with Orbit Car Hire. We accept Mastercard and Visa.
Can I drop off my car at a different location?
Yes, you can. When you look for car hire deals on our webpage you can press "Yes" to "Different drop off location" and you will see all the best deals for one-way car hire.