To hire a car in the UK, you must be at least 22 years old (age may vary by car category) and have held your license for 1 year.
Drivers under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge. Some suppliers have a maximum age limit of 69 years old. The UK age restriction may vary by supplier. Please check the Terms and Conditions when making an enquiry or booking for a car hire in London and other cities.
Birmingham to London - 190kms (2 hours/15mins)
Bristol to Southampton - 169kms (1 hour/55mins)
Liverpool to Manchester - 57kms (50mins)
Cardiff to Swansea - 66kms (50mins)
Glasgow to Edinburgh - 83kms (1 hour)
General UK driving information, laws rules and regulations:
UK Driving is on the left hand side of the road.
Overtaking is on the right hand side of the road.
Seat belts when driving a hire car in UK are mandatory.
The use of a mobile phone while driving is prohibited, with the exception of a hands-free system.
UK Petrol stations are open from 6am to 10pm with some stations in major cities and on the highway open 24 hours.
There are a limited number of UK toll highways and all car users entering the city centre of London are charged a congestion fee during week days.
There are meters where you can buy a ticket and display this on your windshield. When there is a red line painted on the curb or a double yellow line, parking is prohibited.
Domestic one-way rentals are unrestricted and free of charge. There are fees for international one-way rentals and rentals to Northern Ireland, and not all vehicles are allowed.
We offer car hire in Bristol and at all other major pick up locations together with a large rental car fleet, so make the most of your trip with a hire car in UK from Auto Europe. For more UK travel information, contact us on 0800 358 1229.
*Rates shown are per day, based upon a 7-day car hire. Taxes and additional surcharges may apply.