Car hire in the United Kingdom
Hiring a car in the United Kingdom
The United Kingdom is one of the most historically important countries in the whole world, and with its beautiful countryside, beaches and excellent cities, it is also one of the best and most diverse anywhere on earth for people to come and visit.
When visiting the UK, one of the very best things you can do is to drive and enjoy the vast differences in terrain and setting that makes the UK such a varied and wonderful country to visit. From the mountainous and spectacular glory of the Scottish highlands, to the beautiful and serene Welsh valleys and traditional the seaside towns and modern urban sprawls of England, the UK has perhaps more variety and tourist worthy destinations than any country in the world. And with an excellent road network, it really is the perfect country to drive in.
What you need to know
No matter where you will be heading to in the UK on holiday, the options for hiring a car are plentiful. There are hundreds of car hire companies located nationwide, meaning that it's easy to find the right car for your driving holiday at a price that suits you. Convenient car hire locations also mean that you can pick up your car in one location and drop it off in another at the end of your trip.
At Holiday Autos, our easy to use website allows you to compare prices from 1,500 suppliers before you go, both major international firms and local independent companies, so you know we will find the right deal for you.
We also offer you peace of mind through our 24 hour support and free cancellation and amends policy.
Where to pick up your car
There are a multitude of car hire offices located in towns and cities all across the country, but your best option will always be to pick up from your arrival airport, meaning you are on the road in minutes.
Of course, there are many airports in the UK, and depending on where you intend to start your visit, you could fly into any of them. Some of the biggest airports include London Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW) and Manchester Airport (MAN).
Most of these airports have car hire desks located either in the arrivals halls or in the car parks nearby, so it's a good idea upon arrival to look for the signs that point you to wherever you can find the companies located. Even those that don't have on site car hire locations will have shuttle buses or meet and greet services to hand, making it easy to get your vehicle.