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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Gillingham

  • You can find cheap car hire in Gillingham through KAYAK, giving you freedom and flexibility for your trip. By hiring a car, you can ditch public transport and get your own wheels, travel on your own schedule and save time. For example, travelling from Gillingham to Legoland Windsor city, which is about 51.7 miles (83.2 km), takes 1hr 18min using a car while the train takes 3hrs 35min.
  • If you're flying into Gillingham, the most common arrival airport is Southend Airport (SEN), about 14 miles from Gillingham town centre. Other arrival airports include London City Airport (LCY), 23 miles away, London Gatwick Airport (LGW), 34.8 miles, and London Stansted (STN), 39.9miles from Gillingham. You can hire a car at the Southend International (SEN) Airport, where you will find a car hire desk in the main terminal building for companies such as Enterprise, Dollar, Sunnycars, Frame2move, Keddy, and Europcar.
  • Visitors from overseas who hire a car in Gillingham should remember to drive on the left side of the road. Most city roads are narrow without shoulders, so be careful when driving, as pedestrians and cyclists will also be using them. Ask the car hire agency as you pick your Gillingham car hire for more local driving tips.
  • When you hire a car in Gillingham, you might not know that the area can get a lot of traffic during peak times. It's best to avoid driving during the morning rush hours, from 6 am to 10 am and 4 pm to 8 pm on weekdays. Be alert as some roads are closed for construction and may have diversions. Add a GPS to your Gillingham car hire deal to ensure you don't get lost when unexpected changes occur. Remember, the cold season is from mid-November to mid-march. Be ready for snowfall, fog, and mist as you drive, so take extra care. Hire a car with winter tires as roads will be slippery and wet.
  • Book your car hire in Gillingham at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hire in Gillingham are around 21% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Gillingham

  • How much is the price of fuel in Gillingham?

    The average price of fuel in Gillingham is R134,01 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 608 and R2 144, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Gillingham?

    Mini (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Gillingham.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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, Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Europcar, Budget, National, Sixt, Hertz 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, Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Europcar, Budget, National, Sixt, Hertz and Avis.

  • 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, Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Europcar, Budget, National, Sixt, Hertz and Avis.

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

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

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

    A Mini car hire in Gillingham costs R1 023 per day, on average.

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

    An Economy car hire in Gillingham costs R1 150 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car hire cost in Gillingham?

    A Compact car hire in Gillingham costs R954 per day, on average.

  • What type of car do you recommend for driving in Gillingham city?

    The type of car you hire in Gillingham will depend on the kind of driving you'll be doing. If you need to tour the must-visits in Gillingham or have a few passengers, book an SUV for that extra comfort. If you intend to mainly drive around town and highway, hire a compact car as it is easier to navigate narrow roads and parking spaces. Check that your Gillingham hire car has climate control, as the temperature may fall, especially during winter.

  • What’s the speed limit in Gillingham city?

    The speed limit in the built-up area of Gillingham is 30 mph, while on single-lane roads outside of built-up areas, the speed is 60mph for small cars and motorbikes and 50mph for the other kind of vehicles. The dual lane speed limit on the motorway is 70mph and 60mph for other vehicles except for transit Lorries which is 50mph. Be aware that the speed limit drops to 20 mph around schools at pick-up and drop-off times.

  • Where are the best places to park in Gillingham city?

    Parking your hire car in Gillingham is easy with the Just Park app. You can search for available parking in town, reserve spots, and pay for parking using android or apple pay, debit, or credit card. Then all you have to do is follow the directions to your parking lot. There are several public and private car parks in town, ranging from 2 pounds per hour of parking. Some of the best car parks include Public Car Park at 102 Trafalgar St, Orchard Car Park, Capstone park Gillingham at Gillingham ME7 3JG, and Longley Road at Longley Rd Rainham, Gillingham ME8 7RT.

Gillingham car rental reviews and directory

keddy by Europcar

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4 locations in Gillingham

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Acorn Wharf Rd

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St Peters Street, Clarke House, Maidstone, UK

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St Peters Street

+44 371 384 5920

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Unit 8, Castleview Business Estate

+44 371 384 5928

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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2 locations in Gillingham

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16-22 London Road

+44 1634 260666

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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James Street

+44 1634 828222

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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Free2Move

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2 locations in Gillingham

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London Road

+44 1795 476222

Monday08:00 - 18:0013:00 - 16:00
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Friday13:00 - 16:0008:00 - 18:00
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Maritime Close

+44 1634 975774

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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Europcar

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One location in Gillingham

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Unit 8 Castleview Business Est

+44 371 384 5928

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Practical Car & Van Rental

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One location in Gillingham

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London Road

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