Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Southampton
Which car rental companies are near or in Southampton?
There are over 21 car rental companies in Southampton. Car rental companies such as Practical Car & Van Rental Hythe on Road Hythe, National Central on Western Esplanade, Alamo West on Surety House Old Redbridge Road, Europcar Uk on City Cruise Terminal, Enterprise East on 108 Bitterne Road West, Enterprise Car Club So15 2ah on 2a Bellevue Road, Enterprise Car Club So15 3eu on 22 Shirley Road, Enterprise Car Club So14 3en on 4 Briton Street, Europcar on Unit J West Quay Road, Enterprise Car Club So15 1qj on Enterprise Vans Western Esplanade, Alamo Central on Western Esplanade, Enterprise Flex e Rent Commercial Vehicle & Van Hire on 130 Millbank Street, Thrifty Car & Van Rental on Floating Bridge Road, Enterprise Car Club Rail Station So15 1al on Central, Enterprise Central on Western Esplanade, Enterprise West on High Street Totton, Enterprise Car Club on Commercial Road, Hertz West Quay Industrial Estate on West Quay Industrial Estate West Quay Road, Hertz Ikea on West Quay Road, Enterprise Car Club So14 2ns on 60 High Street, Enterprise Car Club So15 1qj on Enterprise Western Esplanade, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Southampton?
You can make a booking without a credit card with autoprio.com. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up in Southampton, since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
How can I find car rental near me in Southampton?
Do a search for Southampton. Then take a look at our map of hire car companies to find the best rental cars near you in Southampton from companies such as Enterprise Flex e Rent Commercial Vehicle & Van Hire on 130 Millbank Street, Hertz West Quay Industrial Estate on West Quay Industrial Estate West Quay Road, Enterprise East on 108 Bitterne Road West, Europcar on Unit J West Quay Road, Hertz Ikea on West Quay Road, Alamo Central on Western Esplanade, Europcar Uk on City Cruise Terminal, National Central on Western Esplanade and others.
How much does it cost to rent a car in Southampton?
Renting a normal-sized car in Southampton costs from about £ 26 per day, depending on the season and supply. A smaller car costs from about £ 12 per day. Larger cars, luxury cars, vans and moving cars cost more. Sometimes you can find the cheapest hire cars depending on the season. In the majority of cases the rental price includes breakdown assistance, collision damage waiver, third party liability protection, airport fee, tax and unlimited mileage. Please note that the costs included may vary depending on the car rental company and destination country. The car rental company may also choose to ask you for a deposit or excess at the rental desk. Make sure to check the rental conditions at the time of booking. The price for the rental car shown is per day and is based on a all inclusive weekly rental for 7 days.
How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Southampton?
On average, a normal-sized rental car in Southampton costs approx. £ 182 per week (£ 26 per day). A smaller car costs from about £ 84 per week. The offer can be changed or removed at short notice by the various rental companies. The price for the rental car shown is based on a all inclusive weekly rental for 7 days.
How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Southampton?
On average, a normal-sized rental car in Southampton costs approx. £ 728 per month (£ 26 per day). A smaller car costs from about £ 336 per month. How much it costs to rent a car depends on the time of year, range of cars, country and what type of car you plan to rent. Do a search with Autoprio.com and easily find all current prices for hire cars right now.
What types of car can I rent in Southampton?
The supply of rental cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as 7 seater minivan, moped, medium suv, special cars, compact cars, compact elite, 5 seater minivan, 9 seater minivan, electric cars, economy cars, economy elite, large truck-lorry, mini cars, fullsize elite, minivan, estate, luxury elite, standard cars, minibus, convertible, small suv, hybrid cars, exotic cars, jeep, premium cars, intermediate, cargo van, intermediate elite, mini elite, fullsize cars, suv, small-medium truck-lorry, luxury cars in Southampton with autoprio.com.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Southampton and United Kingdom?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in United Kingdom on Autoprio.com were found at Advantage, Easirent, Hertz Dream Collection, Arnold Clark, Practical, Goldcar, Athol Car Hire and IOM Rent a Car. It is usually cheaper to hire a car in Southampton than at the airport. However, it often pays off to compare the price between the airport and nearby cities before booking. In Southampton you can find a rental car for £ 12 - 26 per day depending on the size of the car and the season.
What is the best rental car company in Southampton and United Kingdom?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in United Kingdom are National, Europcar, Thrifty, Avis, Hertz, Enterprise, Budget and Sixt. The largest companies have offices in the city and at the airport.
How much does it cost to rent a minivan or cargo van in Southampton?
How much it costs to rent a moving truck, van or smaller truck in Southampton depends on the time of year and the range of models etc. In Southampton you can find a smaller truck or van from about £ 52 / day, medium truck from about £ 68 / day and up, large van from about £ 78 / day.
How much does it cost to rent a minibus in Southampton?
How much it costs to rent a 9-seater minibus in Southampton depends on the time of year and the supply of buses etc. In Southampton you can find a 9-seater minibus from about £ 44 / day. Do a search with Autoprio.com and easily see all current prices for minibuses right now. The price for the minibus shown is per day and is based on a weekly rental for 7 days. The offer can be changed or removed at short notice by the various rental companies.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location other than Southampton?
Yes, in most cases the car rental company will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location like airports such as Nottingham Airport, Gatwick Airport, Liverpool Airport, London-Heathrow Airport, London-Stansted Airport, Doncaster Sheffield Airport, London City Airport and Birmingham Airport, instead of Southampton. Autoprio.com will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.
Which optional extras are available in Southampton?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in Southampton and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: Snow Tyres, Additional driver, Snow Chain Set, Electronic toll pass, Luggage racks, Wi-Fi Access, Infant child seat, Roof Rack, Booster seat, Ski Rack, Child toddler seat and GPS – Satellite Navigational System. Please note that most of the optional extras are not included in the rental price and can be purchased at the time of booking or at the rental desk in Southampton. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Which additional charges could apply in Southampton?
Please note that each car rental agent has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking at Autoprio.com. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: young drivers, out-of-hours drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, senior drivers, out-of-hours pick-up and winter tyres. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Southampton.
Find the best prices for rental cars online. Comparing prices online can be very profitable, many smaller companies can otherwise only be booked on site. Comparison of rental cars and car hires from several businesses in the town of Southampton, United Kingdom.
Rental cars at Southampton’s train stations (Millbrook, Hedge End and Botley), travel center and airports like Southampton Airport 6 km (4 mi), Bembridge Airport 33 km (20 mi), Bournemouth Hurn Airport 34 km (21 mi), Lasham Airport 41 km (25 mi) and Chichester Goodwood Airport 46 km (28 mi), SOU and ferry terminals and ports (Red Funnel Terminal 1, C Berth Lay Up Only, Red Jet Ticket Office, Red Funnel Terminal 2 Red Jet, Ocean Village Marina, Itchen Marine, Town Quay Marina). We have an easy and safe booking system of rental cars online. Search and choose your destination, search for country, city etc. and choose from the list. A car rental service where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. To find the best price, we compare the following companies; Europcar Uk on City Cruise Terminal, Thrifty Car & Van Rental on Floating Bridge Road, Enterprise Car Club So15 1qj on Enterprise Western Esplanade, National Central on Western Esplanade, Enterprise Central on Western Esplanade, Alamo West on Surety House Old Redbridge Road, Enterprise East on 108 Bitterne Road West, Hertz West Quay Industrial Estate on West Quay Industrial Estate West Quay Road, Enterprise Car Club So14 2ns on 60 High Street, Alamo Central on Western Esplanade, Hertz Ikea on West Quay Road, Europcar on Unit J West Quay Road, Enterprise Car Club on Commercial Road, Enterprise Flex e Rent Commercial Vehicle & Van Hire on 130 Millbank Street.
Information about Southampton
About the town Southampton, located in the Southampton part, England country, United Kingdom. It is the central city in the area. 25th largest town/city when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 31th largest town/district in United Kingdom. Petersfield, Wimborne Minster, Canford Heath, Ringwood, Haslemere, Northam, Woolston, Itchen, Portswood and Bitterne are small villages, suburbs and communities nearby. Whether you are visiting the town Southampton just for one day or for a longer period, there is plenty to do. Read more further down. The community and town is about 19 meters (62 ft) above sea level. Reading (c. 318,000 pop), Portsmouth (c. 194,200 pop), Bournemouth (c. 163,600 pop) and Poole (c. 150,100 pop) are larger neighboring communities and cities. The town has about 246,200 (2015) inhabitants. Coach Station, BlueStar Bus Depot, Eastleigh Bus Station and Glen Eyre bus terminal are bus stations and stops nearby. Nearby are car rental companies like Enterprise Car Club Rail Station So15 1al on Central, Enterprise Car Club So14 3en on 4 Briton Street, Enterprise Car Club So15 3eu on 22 Shirley Road, Enterprise West on High Street Totton, Enterprise Car Club So15 2ah on 2a Bellevue Road, Practical Car & Van Rental Hythe on Road Hythe, Enterprise Car Club So15 1qj on Enterprise Vans Western Esplanade. We also give tips on which companies offer rental cars in Southampton.
Attractions, Activities and Sights
A few suggestions on events, attractions, museums, activities, experiences, places and destinations in Southampton which are worth a visit during your vacation in the town. Paultons Park (Paultons Family Theme Park), Peppa Pig World, Muddy Puddles are water parks, amusement parks, or theme parks. Do you want to do something fun with the whole family? Marwell Zoo are aquariums, zoos, animal parks, tropicarium, tropical house and terrarium near Southampton. Looking at exotic animals? Do you want to do some shopping? The large malls in the city are e.g. The Marlands and Westquay North Shopping Center (Westquay). Look at old historical ruins like Southampton Castle, Church of Holyrood, Southampton Castle Garderobe Tower, Town Wall and Netley Abbey.
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby: Rent a Car London-Heathrow Airport, Rental Cars Gatwick Airport and Rent a Car Bristol Airport. Prices include any airport fees, free mileage and obligatory insurances, taxes and fees etc in Southampton.
Car rental companies in Southampton, United Kingdom
To find the best price we compare following companies Avis, IOM Rent a Car, Arnold Clark, Enterprise, Thrifty, Hertz Dream Collection, InterRent, Alamo, Budget, Easirent, Sixt, Goldcar, Practical, Flizzr, Athol Car Hire, Europcar, Dollar, Hertz, National, Keddy By Europcar, Green Motion, Advantage and Firefly in Southampton. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as London-Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, Southampton Airport and Bournemouth Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.
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