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Key facts for hiring a car at London Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport
LHR is the busiest airport in the UK.
Car hire pick up point
Desks are located in all terminals, then you may need to get a shuttle service to collect your car. Where you return your car will depend on which supplier you use.
There are dozens of petrol stations encircling the airport, so refueling the car will be easy.
Heathrow is an extremely busy airport, so if you are returning a car and then flying, leave yourself extra time to account for queues and delays.
There is 45 minutes-worth of free WiFi at the airport.
Hire a car at London Heathrow Airport
Heathrow Airport is recognised worldwide, and its airlines fly passengers to nearly 180 destinations across the globe.
The airport employs enough people to fill the town of Guildford, and there is even a special ‘posh’ terminal which is intended for only the most important of passengers, such as the British Monarchy. In truly British style, and confirming the population’s love of the beverage, the airport sells nearly 30,000 cups of tea each year.
In a brilliant location if you intend on visiting London, Heathrow is a mere 15 miles from the centre of the city. The airport also has good motorway links, so wherever you need to go, most places are fairly accessible.
Top rated suppliers at London Heathrow Airport
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Average Rating 8.0 – “The counter staff and the returns guy were very polite and exceptionally helpful. Superb.”
Average Rating 8.0 – “Quick, easy process. Car was new and well equipped. A great and value for money process”
Out and about
Whatever the weather
London is a really pleasant city to visit during summertime – the weather is usually good but not unbearably hot, so it’s a great time to explore. However, the UK capital is also a beautifully picturesque winter destination. Whether there’s snow or just a frosty cloak over the city, the iconic buildings and parks are wonderful to see during the coldest time of year.
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Tips for hiring a car at Heathrow
- Most cars in the UK are manual transmission, so if you want an automatic vehicle ensure you check this box under ‘car specifications’ when you search.
- Make sure you allocate yourself enough time to return the car. When choosing drop off times, take city traffic into consideration.
- If you are hiring a car from one of the London airports, think about how much luggage space you will require in your vehicle.
- Book your car ahead of time to ensure you get the deal you want. It’s easy to cancel or amend the booking if you change your plans.
- Plan ahead – knowing where you’re going beforehand can mean a less stressful drive in a busy city.
One of the most powerful buildings in the capital is the Tower of London. This impressive castle holds the spectacular crown jewels, and its tours are legendary. Let the veteran Beefeaters enlighten you with stories of the Tower’s enthralling and dramatic history. Then, meet the entertaining resident ravens and uncover the superstitions that have become associated with them over time.
For a frame-worthy selfie, remember to take to Westminster and meet Big Ben. Time it right, and hear it chime on the hour. Try visiting this area at sunset, and stroll along Westminster Bridge to approach the world renowned landmark. Admire the magnificent clock from a distance, soaring gracefully above the chaos of the city.