Braintree car hire

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Braintree car hire information

Pick-up locationBraintree
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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Braintree

  • Booking a cheap car hire in Braintree is a wonderful way to explore the unique historic offerings of this charming industrial town of England. There are so many wonderful day trips around Braintree that will be comfortable and convenient when explored in your Braintree car hire. Just 30 minutes away in a northerly direction you'll find New England, where you can hike at Pleasant Mountain or picnic at Moose Pond. Or head east of Braintree where you'll find Provincetown and try the local favourite seafood spot The Lobster Pot.
  • If you are looking for Braintree car hire and are flying into the UK, the closest airport to Braintree is London Stansted Airport. Collecting car hire directly from the airport is a quick and convenient way to get your adventure started without delays. The drive will take you 35 minutes to reach Braintree city centre from the airport. There are plenty of well-known car hire companies that service the airport. They are located just outside the main airport building. You can reach the Car Rental Village by catching the free airport bus transfer, which leaves the Arrivals Hall terminal exit every 10 minutes.
  • Driving in Braintree is much the same as driving through any other small English town. The roads are narrow but comfortable enough for two cars to drive and pass facing each other. The roads are well marked and looked after. You'll find signage is more than sufficient and the flow of traffic is controlled by small single-carriageway circles in places. There are a large number of cyclists on the roads, but typically there are bike lanes on most of the city centre roads.
  • You won't find too many difficulties when driving your car hire in Braintree; however, there are a few things that you should pay attention to when driving in the town. Firstly, people tend to park on the streets even when the roads are slightly more narrow, which makes an already narrow street even tighter to navigate. It's not uncommon to have to give way to oncoming traffic and wait to pass because your lane is mostly blocked by parked cars. The only other thing to watch out for is fog. The area tends to get heavier fog at times throughout the year, which can hinder visibility while driving.
  • Book your car hire in Braintree at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy car hire in Braintree are around -36% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Braintree

  • How much is the price of fuel in Braintree?

    The average price of fuel in Braintree is R130,69 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 568 and R2 091, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Braintree?

    Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Braintree.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Heathrow airport (LHR)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Heathrow airport include GREEN MOTION, DRIVALIA, Budget, SURPRICE CAR RENTAL, Hertz, Arnold Clark, Europcar, Avis and keddy by Europcar.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Gatwick airport (LGW)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Gatwick airport include Budget, Hertz, Europcar and keddy by Europcar.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Stansted airport (STN)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Stansted airport include GREEN MOTION, DRIVALIA, Budget, Hertz, Alamo and keddy by Europcar.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Heathrow airport (LHR)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Heathrow airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, INTERRENT, Budget, Hertz, Alamo, Europcar and Avis.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Gatwick airport (LGW)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Gatwick airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, INTERRENT, Budget, Hertz, Alamo, Europcar, Avis and keddy by Europcar.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Stansted airport (STN)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Stansted airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, INTERRENT, Budget, Hertz, Alamo, Europcar, Avis and keddy by Europcar.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Braintree?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Braintree?

    An Economy car hire in Braintree costs R1 785 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Braintree?

    An Intermediate car hire in Braintree costs R1 460 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Braintree?

    A Mini car hire in Braintree costs R619 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Braintree?

    When looking for the best type of car hire in Braintree vehicle, you'll probably be leaning towards a small or compact car, and that would be the right choice. Smaller cars are easier to navigate through smaller single-carriageway towns like Braintree. They are also better when considering parking, as a smaller car can fit into a smaller space. The terrain is generally flat and unchallenging in most other ways, so a small car is perfectly suitable, and fuel-efficient for driving around town and going on little road trips in the area.

  • What’s the speed limit in Braintree?

    You should know the UK’s national speed limit when considering car hire in Braintree. The speed limit is 69 mph (112 km/h)on motorways, and dual carriageways, 59 mph (96 km/h) for driving on single carriageways and 30 mph (50 km/h) on most other roads. When driving in Braintree you'll mostly be driving between 30 mph (50 km/h) and 59 mph (96 km/h.) When driving in areas that are geared toward pedestrians like outside schools and shopping venues, the speed limit is 18 mph (30 km/h.)

  • Where are the best places to park in Braintree?

    If you don't want to add to the limited road space by parking on the side of the streets, you'll be looking for parking lots. There is free parking at Braintree Village parking, for up to 6h, after which you'll be charged an hourly rate. There are two main parking lots in the town that total 1600 parking bays, which is plenty so you'll always find a spot. Victoria Square Car Park and George Yard Parking are the main ones. You'll find other smaller parking lots as well. 

Braintree car rental reviews and directory

Europcar

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3 Montrose Road

+44 371 384 9984

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10,0 Wonderful

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GREEN MOTION

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Braintree Delivery

+44 1279 210961

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Chelmsford Delivery

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Chelmsford Downtown

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Delivery and Collection Service, Novotel London Stansted Hotel 51.87668163655133

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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4a Galleys Corner

+44 1376 320808

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FLIZZR

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1 Brockley Rd

+44 844 499 3399

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Free2Move

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5 Church Road

+44 1621 817781

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keddy by Europcar

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3 Montrose Road

+44 371 384 9984

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Sixt

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Transit House, Brockley Road

+44-844-4993399

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Sunnycars

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3 Montrose Road

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