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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Thornton Heath

  • Thornton Heath car hire provides flexibility and convenience to explore both the city and its surrounding areas. With a hired car, you can easily visit attractions like the Horniman Museum and Gardens, Crystal Palace Park, and Wandle Park. A car hire in Thornton Heath allows you to avoid relying on public transportation schedules and gives you the freedom to customise your itinerary. Additionally, if you plan to venture outside the city, having a car enables you to discover nearby places like Box Hill and the Surrey Hills.
  • When hiring a car at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), you'll find several car hire offices located in each terminal. It's recommended to pre-book your car online for a smoother experience. From the terminals, there are shuttle services available to take you to the car hire offices. London Gatwick Airport (LGW) also has various car hire companies located in both the North and South terminals. It's advisable to reserve your rental car in advance for a seamless transition upon arrival.
  • When driving in Thornton Heath, be mindful of pedestrians and cyclists, especially in busy areas. Stay attentive to the road and follow the traffic rules. Keep an eye out for one-way streets and pay attention to road signs for parking restrictions. It's advisable to plan your routes and use a GPS navigation system for guidance. Additionally, familiarise yourself with the local driving regulations and be courteous to other road users.
  • During rush hour, particularly between 7:00 - 9:00 and 16:30 - 18:30 on weekdays, the roads in Thornton Heath can experience increased congestion. Some heavily travelled routes, such as the A23 and A232, may be more affected during these times. Additionally, adverse weather conditions, such as heavy rainfall or snow, can create challenging driving conditions. It's important to drive cautiously and allow extra time for your journeys during these periods.
  • Book your car hire in Thornton Heath at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini hire cars in Thornton Heath are around 35% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Thornton Heath

  • How much is the price of fuel in Thornton Heath?

    The average price of fuel in Thornton Heath is R130,00 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 560 and R2 080, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Thornton Heath?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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, Europcar, Sixt, keddy by Europcar, National, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Hertz.

  • 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, Europcar, Sixt, keddy by Europcar, National, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Hertz.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Thornton Heath?

    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 Thornton Heath?

    A Mini car hire in Thornton Heath costs R911 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car hire cost in Thornton Heath?

    A Compact car hire in Thornton Heath costs R789 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Thornton Heath?

    An Economy car hire in Thornton Heath costs R815 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Thornton Heath?

    When it comes to car hire in Thornton Heath, a compact or mid-size car is generally suitable for navigating the city streets and parking in urban areas. If you are travelling with a larger group or have more luggage, a spacious MPV or SUV might be a better choice. Consider factors such as fuel efficiency, parking availability, and your personal preferences when selecting a car. The range of available options for car hire in Thornton Heath allows you to find a vehicle that suits your specific needs.

  • What's the speed limit in Thornton Heath?

    The speed limits in Thornton Heath, like the rest of the UK, depend on the type of road you are driving on. In built-up areas, the speed limit is generally 30 mph unless otherwise indicated. On single-carriageways, the limit is 60 mph, while on dual-carriageways and motorways, it's 70 mph. It's important to adhere to the posted speed limits and watch out for any speed cameras or specific lower limits in certain areas, such as near schools or construction zones.

  • Where are the best places to park in Thornton Heath?

    Finding parking in Thornton Heath can be a mix of free and paid options. In the town centre, pay-and-display car parks are available where you'd need to pay a fee. The average cost for parking in these areas is around £0.90-1.80 per hour. However, if you prefer to save on parking expenses, consider parking in residential areas where parking is generally free. Be mindful of any local parking restrictions and ensure you comply with them. Another recommendation is to explore alternative transportation options like using public transport or walking, especially if you're visiting the busy city centre.

Thornton Heath car rental reviews and directory

Sixt

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Unit 34, Factory Lane

+44 20 7018 8246

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10,0 Wonderful

Apr 2023

KAYAK
Nicholas was excellent to work with

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Europcar

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628 Streatham High Road

+44 371 384 5963

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George Street

+44 371 384 3489

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Budget

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2 Ampere Way

+44 344 544 3896

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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18-28 Thornton Road

+44 20 8684 2057

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 14:00
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FLIZZR

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Unit 34, Factory Lane

+44 207 018 8246

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Free2Move

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15-21 Progress Way

+44 20 8604 1091

Monday08:00 - 18:0013:00 - 18:00
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Wednesday13:00 - 18:0008:00 - 18:00
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Friday13:00 - 18:0008:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:30 - 12:30

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Practical Car & Van Rental

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628 Streatham High Road

+44 20 8764 7767

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Shouqi

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George Street

+44 371 384 3489

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