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Cheap Car Hire in Reading from £18

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Reading with a pick-up date of 27/6 and drop-off date of 11/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
Driver's age: 26-65
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Reading car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Reading. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

Most popular company

GREENMOTION

Price of gas per litre

£1.47

Average price per day

£44

Cheapest price per day

£18

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Reading and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

January

£20

February

£20

March

£29

April

£27

May

£37

June

£37

July

£39

August

£34

September

£29

October

£25

November

£22

December

£33

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Reading is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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.

Popular car types in Reading

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Reading and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

small car is the cheapest car type you can hire in Reading this past week from 19 hire locations out of 13 hire agencies. Prices for a Reading small car hire start from £19/day. Check out available deals for 4 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

People carrier

People carrier

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Mini

Mini

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

Compare available car types for hire in Reading

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Reading to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 21 June 2024.

Small cars

£18 - £49

All Car Types

£37 - £86

To hire a small car in Reading, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of £29/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Reading, the United Kingdom (~£18/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£49/day). In fact, January is about 40% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Reading. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Reading, hiring a small car saves you 44% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Reading small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Reading, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of £53/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Reading, the United Kingdom (~£33/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~£79/day). In fact, November is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Reading. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Reading, hiring a medium car is 0% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Reading medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Reading, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of £85/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Reading, the United Kingdom (~£62/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£120/day). In fact, March is about 28% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Reading. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Reading, hiring a large car is 39% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Reading, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of £50/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Reading, the United Kingdom (~£34/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~£68/day). In fact, February is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Reading. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Reading, hiring a SUV saves you 6% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Reading SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Reading, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of £100/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a van in Reading, the United Kingdom (~£64/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~£144/day). In fact, February is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Reading. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Reading, hiring a van is 47% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Reading van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a luxury car in Reading, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of £100/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a luxury car in Reading, the United Kingdom (~£71/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~£140/day). In fact, January is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car hire for Reading. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Reading, hiring a luxury car is 48% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a convertible in Reading, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of £55/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a convertible in Reading, the United Kingdom (~£26/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~£151/day). In fact, December is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible hire for Reading. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Reading, hiring a convertible is 6% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Fiat 500£19/day
2
M
A/C
Fiat 500
Toyota Yaris£19/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Hyundai Ioniq£22/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai Ioniq

Top hire agencies in Reading

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Reading known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Reading. Reviews were last updated on 21 June 2024.
Hire a car with one of the top providers serving the Reading area such as Sixt, National and keddy by Europcar. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a car hire agency.

Sixt

10.0
Wonderful
3 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

National

1 location

keddy by Europcar

1 location

Avis

1 location

Budget

7.4
Good
1 review1 location

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.3
Good
2 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

7.3

Hertz

6.4
Okay
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.4

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.4

Europcar

2.0
Poor
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Best Reading car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hire deals in Reading. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect hire option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Reading with an average daily rate of £38. Data was last updated on 21 June 2024.
The best offers we've found on car hires in the Reading area. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Fiat 500£19/day
2
M
A/C
Fiat 500
Toyota Yaris£19/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Yaris
Hyundai Ioniq£22/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai Ioniq

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Reading, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 21 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Reading?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £44/day when booking a car hire in Reading. The absolute best deal a user found was for £20/day from SURPRICE CAR RENTAL , booked on Jun. 16.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Reading?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Reading from the following companies over the past two weeks: Europcar (£19/day), keddy by Europcar (£25/day), and Hertz (£30/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Reading?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Sixt (10.0 rating), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.3 rating) and Europcar (2.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Reading.

  • What are petrol prices like in Reading?

    The average price of petrol in Reading is £1.47/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £66 and £95 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Reading for a week from GREEN MOTION ?

    Hiring a car in Reading for a week can be a great option for travel. GREEN MOTION , the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around £189/week on average.

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

    Booking early can save you upwards of 70% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 37 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Reading.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Reading?

    Typically, how long you can hire a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Reading however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

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

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Reading can be found for about £811, with the average price for a rental being around £27 a day. Book with SURPRICE CAR RENTAL , to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 56% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Reading.

  • How much is a car hire in Reading for a weekend?

    £82 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Reading. To save money, consider booking a Mini car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in July, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as £63 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Reading?

    The most popular car to hire while in Reading is the Class Commercial Truck, which is a Standard vehicle.

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Small car hires in Reading

Find small car hire deals in Reading from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car hires in Reading cost an average of £21 per day. Price data was last updated on 21 June 2024.
Chevrolet Spark£18/day
2
M
Chevrolet Spark
Ford Ka£19/day
2
M
A/C
Ford Ka
Toyota Aygo£19/day
2
M
A/C
Toyota Aygo

Car hires by fuel type in Reading

Browse car hires by fuel type in Reading. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Reading. Deals were last updated on 21 June 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Reading. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest (£24+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

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