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Staines-upon-Thames car hire

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Staines-upon-Thames

  • Car hire in Staines upon Thames is a very good option, even though the town is still with the ambit of the Greater London Commuter belt, as it will allow you to freedom to explore the broader Surrey area on your own schedule. Black Park Country Park is one of them, about 7.5 miles from Staines town centre. There is also Thorpe Park, with its imaginative modern fairground attractions, restaurants and coffee shops. The Thames River flows through the town, which was once the centre of linoleum production in the UK. Visit also the famous commemorative Lino Statue on the High Street.
  • The town is only about 3 miles away from London’s Heathrow airport, and you can collect your Staines upon Thames car hire right there once you’ve landed. All the major car hire operators like Avis, Hertz, Sixt, Budget and others can be found in Terminals 2 to 5. If you arrive in Terminals 4 or 5 a free shuttle will take you directly from the exit to the hire car parking. From Terminals 2 and 3 you can take a free short bus ride from the airport’s central bus station just outside.
  • When you’re driving in Staines you’ll find a fair amount of traffic in the town centre. You also have to watch out for plenty of eager joggers in all the riverside areas and around the Staines Reservoirs near London Road and the A30 Staines Bypass. Along the Thames in the vicinity of Staines Bridge you should also keep an eye out for strolling pedestrians. The centre of Staines is also a busy market area, and has been since 1218, so drive carefully in that district as well.
  • Peak rush hour times are from 08:00 to 09:00 in the morning, and in the late afternoon between 16:00 and around 17:30. You should definitely try to avoid the Staines Bridge roundabout at these times, as well as the Crooked Billet roundabout, where you’ll feel as if you’re driving left in order to go right. As a result, minor bumper bashings can often occur here due to this confusion, which can hold traffic up even more. Other than that you won’t have to worry about much else when driving around Staines.
  • Book your car hire in Staines-upon-Thames at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Staines-upon-Thames

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Staines-upon-Thames?

    It’s advisable to approach car hire in Staines upon Thames in the same way you would in a large urban city if you intend to spend the bulk of your visit in the vicinity of the town centre. You’ll appreciate a more compact car that you can easily manoeuvre in the traffic, like a city car or a saloon that’s on the smaller side. Exploring southwards into Surrey yields quieter roads with more free-flowing traffic, so you can hire something more spacious, like a saloon or an MPV with plenty of room and visibility.

  • What’s the speed limit in Staines-upon-Thames?

    The speed limit in built up areas in Staines is 30mph, with 40mph allowed on the larger roads. However, make sure to watch out for speed limits signs, as many sections of these roads have 30mph zones, like the section between Cadbury Road and Windmill Road, and as you approach the Sunbury Cross roundabout. On some of the dual carriageways through the town the speed limit rises to 50mph, but once again watch out for traffic calming signs that reduce the limit to 40mph, especially between Fairways and Cadbury Road.

  • Where are the best places to park in Staines-upon-Thames?

    For parking closest to the centre of town choose the Elmsleigh Shopping Centre car park. You’ll only pay around £1 per hour for up to 4h. Two Rivers South car park is a 7-minute walk from the centre, and costs roughly the same. The nearest free parking is at The Causeway Sainsbury’s, from where you can take public transport as it’s about a 20-minute walk into town.

  • How much is the price of fuel in Staines-upon-Thames?

    The average price of fuel in Staines-upon-Thames is R134,49 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 614 and R2 152, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Staines-upon-Thames?

    Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Staines-upon-Thames.

  • 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 Staines-upon-Thames?

    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 Staines-upon-Thames?

    An Economy car hire in Staines-upon-Thames costs R2 341 per day, on average.

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Sofitel London Heathrow T5

+44 20 7018 8246

Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
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Friday07:00 - 23:00
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1 Florence Gardens

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244 WORPLE ROAD

+44 371 384 3815

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London Ashford Railway Station

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Avis

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The Green Business Centre

+44 344 544 6097

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00

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The Causeway

+44 344 544 3926

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00

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244 Worple Road

+44 371 384 3815

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Sofitel London Heathrow T5, London Heathrow Airport

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244 Worple Road

+44 371 384 3815

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86 Welley Rd, Wraysbury

+44 208 573 2300

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