Southend-on-Sea car hire

Southend-on-Sea car hire

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Southend-on-Sea, ENG, United Kingdom
Feb 3 — Feb 10
Same drop-off
Southend-on-Sea, ENG, United Kingdom
Thu 3/2
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Thu 10/2
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Southend-on-Sea car hire information

Pick-up locationSouthend-on-Sea
Hire locations10
Airport locations5

Southend-on-Sea car hire reviews and directory

keddy by Europcar
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2 locations in Southend-on-Sea
keddy by Europcar
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Sunnycars
2 locations in Southend-on-Sea
Sunnycars
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Budget
1 location in Southend-on-Sea
Budget
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Enterprise
1 location in Southend-on-Sea
Enterprise
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Europcar
1 location in Southend-on-Sea
Europcar
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Firefly
1 location in Southend-on-Sea
Firefly
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Hertz
1 location in Southend-on-Sea
Hertz
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Car hire locations in or near Southend-on-Sea

Good to know

Most popular car type

Mini

When to book a car hire in Southend-on-Sea

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Top tips for hiring a car in Southend-on-Sea

  • Car hire in Southend on Sea is one of the best way to see this bustling coastal city. With long coastal strips to meander along, take your car out and spend a day at some of the picturesque outer-lying areas that public transport doesn’t always cover. Hadleigh Park and Hadleigh Castle are must-see sights a mere 22min out of the city centre, while Two Tree Island is just 14min out. For family fun, take a drive to Adventure Island and enjoy the rides and entertainment of one of the UK’s best theme parks.
  • When arriving in Southend by air, you will have several options of Southend on Sea car hire companies to choose from. keddy by Europcar, Europcar and Firefly are all based at London Southend Airport and waiting to assist you. All car hire companies are based landside, in the arrivals terminal of the airport. Additional car hire companies based in Southend On Sea include Sunny Cars on Southchurch Road, Budget on 114 Arterial Road and Enterprise on 196 Queensway.
  • Southend is quite a densely populated city. When it comes to the roads, there are two main carriageways bringing traffic into the city, many main roads and several smaller residential streets. Look out for pedestrians, as the foot traffic is quite high in areas such as the beach fronts and the high streets. It is advisable to book a sat nav to assist you with navigating the streets during your trip. With small coastal regions all around Southend, you will want to take advantage of having navigation and take fun-filled short trips to see some of the surrounding coastal areas.
  • As the biggest city in Essex with a substantially large business district, not to mention the UK’s longest beach pier, you will undoubtedly experience some traffic congestion in Southend at certain times of the day. The Southend Arterial Road and London Road are the two main carriageways coming into the city and are best avoided during peak traffic times around 8:00 and 17:00. Other than that, occasional peak hour congestion and some pier pedestrian traffic is easily avoided. Parts of the pier are best used as park-and-walk regions, particularly in the warmer months when holidaymakers descend upon Southend in larger numbers.
  • Book your car hire in Southend-on-Sea at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hires in Southend-on-Sea are around 60% cheaper than other car types, on average

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