Gatwick Car Hire

Gatwick Car Hire

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Pick-up location Gatwick
Hire locations 6
Airport locations 6

Gatwick car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Enterprise
Best rated
7,0 Good (4 reviews)
1 location in Gatwick
Enterprise
Locations in Gatwick
Gatwick Airport
+44 129 360 9090
  • 7.5
  • 8.0
  • 5.0
  • 7.0
  • 7.5
Recent reviews
8,8 Excellent
Sep 21 2016
Pretty little sewing machine
Pros: Price. efficiency of pick up and drop off. Color of car. Gas mileage. Looks of car (lots of amused comments). Size for traffic and city driving. Your staff were super helpful.
Cons: Engine size - zero power. Enough for around town but on a long trip (London to Exeter) not good. Seats were not great for long ride - was glad to get out. BUT it did the job and we'll be back.
7,2 Good
Oct 31 2016
Unfortunate salesman dissuaded customer from enjoy
Pros: Vehicle cleanliness and overall high standard of maintenance that was obvious from the beginning.
Cons: Salesman used fear mongering and scare tactics in order to force an upgrade on the insurance coverage, ever after they had been shown a 3rd party full coverage proof of insurance. Salesman was manipulative and overall dishonest with regard to the percentage of all rentals returned with serious or 'dead-lining' mechanical damage for drivers who did/did not purchase the additional insurance coverage from the agency.
10,0 Excellent
Apr 17 2017
Pros: Extremely friendly staff, fast service, will book again!
Cons: Nothing!
2,0 Mediocre
Aug 16 2017
CASH GRAB
Pros: The car.
Cons: We picked up the car at LONDON GATWICK airport and it would have been helpful if the girl who processed our pick up could have informed us about the LONDON CONGESTION CHARGE. We learned about it after driving in to London twice. You can pay the charge before going in to London and it is A LOT CHEAPER.. now we have to pay the fines AND PAY ENTERPRISE A 35 GBP processing fee per fine. I understand it is our responsibility to be aware of things but a little heads up would have been appreciated. Especially when we dropped off the car at Stansted and were told by the young man who processed the return that we should have been advised about the London Congestion charge.
Rated no. 2
Europcar
5,7 Okay (7 reviews)
1 location in Gatwick
Europcar
Locations in Gatwick
London Gatwick South Terminal
+44 371 384 3408
  • 4.9
  • 7.7
  • 7.4
  • 3.7
  • 4.9
Recent reviews
4,4 Okay
Mar 22 2017
Deceptive. Will rip you off
Pros: The car was clean. That's about it. Everything else is wrong with this agency.
Cons: They don't advertise they will force you to buy insurance at 20 pounds a day or you won't be able to take the car! In addition, when you pay with a non-UK credit card (which of course accepts pounds) they will convert themselves to pound sterling and rob another 3.5% of the total. Avoid them if you have the chance.
8,8 Excellent
Mar 2 2019
Pros: Pick-up was slow; they could have done with more staff. The ones who were there coped very well. The duty manager kept us all informed as to the progress of the queue, which was much appreciated. Dorota (Dorothy) checked me in and provided excellent customer service.
Cons: See above.
2,0 Mediocre
Apr 9 2019
Pros: Kayak and carrentals were providing incomplete information about car rental process and cost. Quotation was given without insurance cost which once added inflated the overall cost to become very expensive and noncompetitive. This may be good for US residents with the right credit card.
Cons: You must provide clear guidance on insurance issue and whether it is included or not. I paid four times the quoted price for half the period and my main concern was to return the vehicle ASAP rather than getting on with my trip. The trick of small print was not expected from big providers like you.
4,4 Okay
Jun 23 2019
Cons: I don't know why but the price was duble.
5,2 Okay
Dec 22 2016
Theft insurance is mandatory, and different than c
Pros: The car was fine. The folks in the car lot were friendly.
Cons: During check-in, they told me I needed to either pay 10 pounds a day for theft insurance, or allow them to put 1,000 pounds on my car for deductible. They told me it was separate and different than coverage from my insurance provided by my airline credit card. It seemed wrong, but I was in a hurry. I have never paid "theft" insurance on a car rented in the UK, or anywhere else in Europe.
6,8 Good
Aug 6 2018
Plan for some major extra costs
Pros: The car was clean and ran well, and they were very friendly on pickup and drop off.
Cons: Your Canadian insurance is not applicable in Europe. Only in North America. Well, remember when you get extra insurance in Canada, and it’s $10 a day? Not in Europe. The first quote from the attendant was 42 pounds a day (that’s $70 CAD!!!). Yes. A day. When we started asking questions, it got better. Roadside assistance removed. 12 pounds. Our $200 quote for a rental turned into $550. However, all said and done, they treated us well, and the car was clean and comfortable (although check for a spare - we had none). When we talked to our friends who rented in Ireland, they made all the arrangements to rent from Canada, and the cost was identical. So the warning is, the cost you see is for the rental. Multiply it by 150 to 200% for the real cost.
8,4 Excellent
Sep 3 2018
Good Value
Pros: No issue with the car and we drove about 850 miles
Cons: Waited in line for 30 minutes to pick up the car Inside front windshield was not cleaned well before pickup
Rated no. 3
INTERRENT
interrent
2,0 Mediocre (1 review)
1 location in Gatwick
INTERRENT
Locations in Gatwick
Windmill Garage, Old Brighton Road South
+44 129 346 1061
  • 3.0
  • 2.0
  • 4.0
  • 3.0
  • 4.0
Recent reviews
2,0 Mediocre
Mar 26 2019
Cons: Complete ripoff your a bunch of crooks. You fleased me and have no service at all. Your professional criminals
Alamo
alamo
1 location in Gatwick
Alamo
Locations in Gatwick
Enterprise Rent A Car
+44 129 360 9090
National
national
1 location in Gatwick
National
Locations in Gatwick
Enterprise Rent A Car
+44 129 360 9090
Rhodium
rhodium
1 location in Gatwick
Rhodium
Locations in Gatwick
London Gatwick South Terminal LONDON GATWICK AIRPORT
+44 129 346 1061
12 travellers who hired a car in Gatwick gave the car agency they used an average rating of 5,8

Car hire locations in Gatwick

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Most popular car type Compact

When to book a hire car in Gatwick

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Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches
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Top tips for hiring a car in Gatwick

  • Book your car hire in Gatwick at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Gatwick

What is the most popular car hire in Gatwick?

Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Gatwick.

What is the best car hire agency in Gatwick?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Gatwick are Alamo (8,8, 2 reviews), Enterprise (7,9, 8 reviews), and Europcar (6,0, 8 reviews).

Which car hire agencies are at the airport: Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

The only car hire company onsite at Gatwick Airport is Europcar.

Which car hire agencies are at the airport: Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

Car hire companies onsite at Heathrow Airport include GREEN MOTION and Europcar.

Which car hire companies will pick you up at the airport: Gatwick Airport (LGW)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Gatwick Airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION and Europcar.

Which car hire companies will pick you up at the airport: Heathrow Airport (LHR)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Heathrow Airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION and Europcar.

Which car hire companies will pick you up at the airport: Luton Airport (LTN)?

Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Luton Airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION and Europcar.

How can I find a car hire near me in Gatwick?

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

How much does a Compact car hire cost in Gatwick?

A Compact car hire in Gatwick costs R396 per day, on average.