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Car hire Gloucester

121CarHire.com Gloucester is an independent car hire comparison site. Our system compares prices from well-known car hire companies. As a customer, you can always book your hire car through us at a competitive rate.

Car rental companies in Gloucester

Below are the car rental companies in Gloucester with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.

  • Enterprise

    9 (1681)
    No rates available
  • Avis

    8.5 (5227)
    No rates available
  • Hertz

    8.2 (6015)
    No rates available
  • Budget

    8.1 (8803)
    No rates available
  • Europcar

    7.9 (7117)
    No rates available
  • Keddy By Europcar

    7.9 (2901)
    No rates available
  • Dollar Rent a Car

    7.8 (3750)
    No rates available

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8.5 / 10 Number of reviews: 181

Location information for Gloucester

Gloucester is one of the UK's up-and-coming tourist spots. Famous for its Norman cathedral among other things, it has beautiful surroundings, with the pleasant towns and villages of the Cotswolds within easy reach by car. This is the perfect base for a relaxing country break.

Transport

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Gloucester city centre is easy to explore on foot as attractions are reasonably close together. For links to surrounding areas there are bus services, but car rental in Gloucester is the most convenient way to get around. Trains link the city with other major UK cities such as London and Bristol, with nearby Gloucestershire Airport hosting flights to Jersey.

Car Hire Gloucester

Rental cars are easy to obtain in the city centre and at the airport and rail station, with many companies such as Europcar, Thrifty and Enterprise offering their services. To save time and get the best deal as well as the vehicle of their choice, visitors should compare car hire in advance.

Driving

Driving in Gloucester is convenient as the roads are well maintained, well signposted and linked with the M5. The stunning scenery of the Cotswolds is popular with tourists, so it can be difficult to get parking spaces in the city and traffic on minor roads can become congested during peak season. Traffic drives on the left.

Things To See and Do

The Cotswolds are a must-see for visitors to Gloucester. With hundreds of charming villages and towns as well as wildlife parks, it's a great place for families. For those interested in the past, within easy driving distance of the city lie the ruins of Great Witcombe Roman Villa and St Oswald's Priory. Car hire in Gloucester is the best way to take in these attractions.

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Gloucester is June, when a range of traditional events takes place. One of the most intriguing events is the annual cheese rolling competition at Cooper's Hill. There're also traditional woolsack races and the Chadlington Beer Festival. Temperatures during the summer months usually are in the low 20s (°C). October sees the highest rainfall, but there can be rain at any time of the year.

Practical information

  • Currency
    British pound
  • Driving direction
    Left
  • City speed limit
    48 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    96 km/h
  • Language
    English
  • Popular car category
    economy

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is 121CarHire.com the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by 121CarHire.com at this location?
  • Enterprise
  • Avis
  • Hertz
  • Budget
  • Europcar
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • Dollar Rent a Car
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