europcar car rental in the UK

Car rental in the UK


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Europcar in the UK

Rent a car with Europcar and make the most of your travels in the United Kingdom. Europcar offers you a great customer service, new vehicles, a huge variety of car models from economy to luxury and multiple car rental options to suit your needs.

The 252 Europcar car hire stations located across the UK are right where you need them: major city centers major cities, including London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Birmingham and Aberdeen, top domestic and international airports of the UK such as London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Stansted and Luton and main railway stations like Manchester Piccadilly Railway St location, London St Pancras or Edinburgh Waverley.

Europcar car rental specific offers and benefits in the United Kingdom

Europcar propose a selection of car rental services to their customers travelling in the UK.

Europcar Privilege is our free international loyalty program enabling you to cumulate rewards at every car booking by renting with us in over 140 countries worldwide. Privilege membership allows you to earn a free weekend rental when you rent 3 times in any one year at public rates. You can also benefit from express pick-up service, bring your Europcar ID and driving license at a Europcar desk and we will hand over the keys.

You can use Europcar mobile site or App to make your next car booking, only 5 steps and you're on the road! Explore other Europcar's mobile solutions by downloading the Europcar App for iPhone, Android and iPad to enjoy the various functionalities: fast booking, locating the closest branch and managing any of your Europcar car reservations.

If time is of the essence, save it for your holidays with the Online Check-In option. Complete any paperwork in advance so when arrive, it’s just a signature or two before you’re on your way.

Driving in the UK

Unlike the majority of Europe, cars drive on the left-hand side of the road in the UK and overtake on the right side.

Parking in the UK usually operates on a pay-per-hour rate, either by machine or via telephone. It is prohibited to park on double yellow lines and these zones are the most patrolled. Parking is strictly policed so you should not leave it to chance without paying.

The National Speed Limit is 60 mph (97 km/h) (sometimes lowering to 50 mph (80 km/h on single-carriageway roads), and 70 mph (112 km/h) on dual-carriageways and motorways.

The speed limit is 30 mph (48 km/h) in cities and countryside villages (where there is a high risk of pedestrians crossing the road) and can sometimes lower near schools.

Watch out for motorbikes, particularly in the countryside where single track roads and large hedgerows can obstruct drivers’ views. The small space for vehicles to pass each other also increases the chance of having an accident.

To rent a car in the United Kingdom, you will need the details of your reservation, a valid driving licence as well as your credit card and identification.

Vehicles in this location

Whether you’re holidaying or travelling for business, Europcar will take the hassle out of getting there. If you’re looking for a small or family car, economy or luxury, our fleet has options to suit all needs. Our top of the range fleet is assured to get you to and from your destination in comfort and safety.

What not to miss while driving in the UK

England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland form the United Kingdom and as such this vast land is influenced by four different cultures with tens of thousands of years of history between them, with distinct landscapes and a diverse multi-cultural society., the UK offers unbeatable scenery and great sightseeing possibilities. Marvel at the raw beauty of the Peak District, visit the iconic Stonehenge and King Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh hills, every corner of the United Kingdom is steeped in history.

We are proud to be European leaders in car rental. To find out more about the Europcar car hire experience, be sure to visit our car rental page!

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Car and van hire at United Kingdom is made easy with Europcar.

Friendly service, new cars and low prices are part of our every day offer. Whether you are hiring a car for business or pleasure, or you need a car or van, Europcar has the right hire car at United Kingdom for you.

Europcar is looking forward to serving you at its car hire branch: United Kingdom. Remember to always bring your driving license, valid credit card and additional proof of identity (such as a passport if you are hiring abroad).

Europcar’s Green Programme: At Europcar, we understand the environmental impact of car hire. That’s why we have wholeheartedly embraced a sustainable development programme and are proud to be the first car hire company at United Kingdom with certified commitments.