Birmingham

Cheap Car Hire in Birmingham

Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
7 Jul — 14 Jul
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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Birmingham Car Hire in 2022

Most popular companyEUROPCAR
Price of gas per litre£1.89
Average price per day£69
Cheapest price per day£26

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Birmingham?

January

£27

February

£45

March

£48

April

£55

May

£50

June

£45

July

£41

August

£50

September

£45

October

£45

November

£42

December

£50

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Birmingham is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Top hire agencies in Birmingham

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Car Hire FAQs

What are the requirements to hire a car in Birmingham?

If you're interested in car hire in Birmingham, you’ll need a full valid driving licence as well as photographic ID, such as a passport. For non-UK residents, you may need to show proof of return travel, as well as residency information for whilst in the UK. Legally, you can drive in the UK with a non-UK licence for up to 12 months. If your licence isn’t fully printed in English, you’ll need to provide an international driving permit. Additionally, if you’re planning to use your hire car in Birmingham to leave the UK via the Channel, you may need an international driving permit – it’s best to confirm directly with your supplier. The minimum age for car hire in Birmingham, like the rest of the UK, is 23. Age restrictions also vary by vehicle, so some cars may not be available to drivers under 25.

What are the rules for driving in Birmingham?

For those of you using car hire in Birmingham, be aware that, like the rest of the UK, you’ll drive on the left-hand side of the road. From June 2021, the city launched a Clean Air Zone, operating 24 hours a day, all year. If your vehicle isn’t compliant, you’ll have to pay a daily charge. It’s best to check directly with your hire company about which vehicles are allowed to enter the zone and which may incur a fine. Speed limits within the city are usually 20 mph, and sometimes 30 mph. For streets with one lane in each direction, the limit is 60 mph, and for those with two lanes in each direction or on motorways, the limit is 70 mph. All passengers must wear seat belts, and for anyone driving with children aged 12 and under, you must also ensure they’re in the correct car seat for their height and weight.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Birmingham?

For anyone seeking car hire in Birmingham, the most popular type of car to hire is a compact one, which is ideal for city driving. However, rest assured that there is almost every type of vehicle available to hire, including luxury, economy, electric and passenger vans.

What are the best places to park in Birmingham?

For anyone looking to park their car hire in Birmingham, you have a variety of options, as the city has around 24,000 parking spots. There’s plenty of on-street parking available; it’s usually metered and often free on Sundays. You’ll find car parks on Great Charles Street or multi-storey car parks across the city, as well as uncovered, open-air parks. Some car parks now offer pre-booking if you pre-register your debit or credit card, meaning you won’t have to visit a ticket machine. In busy times, it’s best to check the signs around the city centre, which indicate how many free parking spaces are available in each car park.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Birmingham?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £57/day when booking a car hire in Birmingham. The absolute best deal a user found was for £21/day from Easirent, booked on Jun. 26.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Birmingham?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Birmingham from the following companies over the past two weeks: Easirent (£32/day), keddy by Europcar (£45/day), and Enterprise (£80/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Birmingham?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Europcar (10.0 rating), Alamo (10.0 rating) and Enterprise (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Birmingham.

What are gas prices like in Birmingham?

The average price of petrol in Birmingham is £1.89/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £85 and £122 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Birmingham for a week from Europcar?

Europcar is one of the top picks in Birmingham. They can have you in a hire car for about £317 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Birmingham for the best price?

Generally, for a better deal in Birmingham it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 15%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 90 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

Can I rent a car for a month in Birmingham?

Yes, cars are available to be hired for an entire month in Birmingham.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Birmingham for a month?

Generally, a month-long car rental in Birmingham can be found for about £1,360, with the average price for a rental being around £45 a day. Book with Easirent, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 71% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Birmingham.

How much is a car hire in Birmingham for a weekend?

It costs £83 for a weekend car hire in Birmingham, on average. The cheapest type of car hire you can book on any given weekend is the Mini as prices are generally lower for these hire types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a hire car in Birmingham in July, prices are £62 per day on average.

What car do most people hire in Birmingham?

The most popular car to hire while in Birmingham is the Citroen Berlingo, which is a Compact vehicle.

Small Car Hire in Birmingham

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