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Compare Car Hire London City Airport
Like all good travel sites, at Best Car Hire we compare car hire London City Airport prices to find you a cheap car hire from London City Airport in England and ensure that you avoid over-the-top car rental prices to find an affordable car at the best price. You then save up your money to spend on other holiday treats and hit the road to explore your holiday destination or attend your important business meeting in the UK as soon as possible!
Save time and money when looking for the cheap car rental London City Airport (LCY). We compare London City Airport car rentals as well as luxury cars, people carrier, SUV, MPV (Multi Purpose Vehicle) and van hire. When you choose your car hire London City Airport, you can pre-book online directly with the best car rental companies.
Which Companies will Supply my Car Hire London City Airport ?
What Vehicles are Available for Car Hire London City Airport ?
Choose from a selection of diesel or petrol, with or without air conditioning, automatic or manual transmission and with limited or unlimited mileage.
These cars include the smaller (Fiat 500), the economy (Opel Corsa, Volkswagen Polo, Ford Fiesta, Citroen C3),the compact (Ford Focus, Volkswagen Golf, Fiat 500L, Opel Astra, Hyundai i30, BMW 1 Series, Fiat Tipo, Renault Captur, Opel Crossland X, Peugot 308,Kia Ceed), the estate cars (Volkswagen Golf Estate, Opel Astra Estate, Skoda Octavia Estate, Volkswagen Passat Estate, Opel Insignia Estate, Ford Mondeo Estate and the Mercedes C Class Estate 4Matic), the standard cars (Opel Insignia, Volkswagen Passat and the Ford Mondeo), the intermediate cars (Toyota Prius Hybrid, Skoda Octavia and the Peugot 3008), the luxury cars (Mercedes C Class and Mercedes E Class), the SUV (Toyota Rav4 and the Volvo XC90).
All London City Airport Car Rentals are subject to availability.
Minivan or People Carrier London City Airport ?
A minivan or people carrier is the best economical choice of vehicles for all those occasions where you need to transport the family around or for multiple groups of people such as business events, weddings, anniversaries, children’s parties, hen parties, stag parties, yoga holidays, west end theatre parties or sporting events. If you are arriving at London City Airport and your group of friends want to hire a people carrier or a minivan to travel to your luxury holiday villa, or to have a fun golf holiday somewhere in South East England with its many famous golf courses, we recommend that you book the best MPV at least two months in advance. As such, you will find that rental vehicle availability at London City Airport will be easier and you will get cheaper people carrier rental rates. The summer time, Christmas and Easter holidays are our busiest times for people carrier or MPV hire at London City Airport bookings, so it is best to pre-book online and plan your holiday or business car hire accordingly.
Most come with sliding doors for easier access and with flexible seating arrangements to make the journey easier (backseats can be easily removed or can fold to the floor to provide more luggage storage), additional safety measures, and all-round visibility (most have a sunroof), all our versatile people carriers or minivans come with refreshing air conditioning (AC), so you will remain cool and comfortable even with a lot of passengers in the people-carrier.
We find that holidaymakers and business people benefit from a people carrier hire London City Airport especially when they need a vehicle rental for a 6 seater, 7 seater, 8 seater or even 9 seater vehicle - oh and did we mention? - people-carriers can be fun to drive!
You can hire several different sizes of minivan or people carrier at London City Airport including 5 seater (Citroen 4 Picasso), 7 seater (Citroen 4 Grand Picasso, Opel Zafira, Volkswagen Sharan) or the 9 seater (Mercedes Vito Traveliner).
Can I Get an SUV Rental London City Airport ?
Most people who rent an SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle), benefit from its ability to carry more people than your average car, more cost-effective fuel consumption, safer due to their more robust chassis, more comfortable driving off-road on rough terrain due to their extremely efficient suspension and additional hill climbing control thanks to front-wheel or four-wheel drive (4WD).
You can choose from the following SUV rentals London City Airport : - Nissan Qashqai, Peugot 2008 and the Toyota Rav4,
Luxury Car Rental London City Airport
If you are looking for a luxury car hire London City Airport you can select the Mercedes E Class premium saloon.
Van Rental London City Airport
If you are looking for van rental London City Airport, perhaps because you are moving to a new home, maybe you have some large furniture which needs to be transported from A to B, maybe you need a replacement van while your business transport is off the road, or perhaps you play in a band and need a van to transport all your musical equipment to your next gig or concert – we can find a van hire London City to get you where you want to be going.
For your convenience you can select the following van hire at London City Airport :- Ford Transit SWB Van, Mercedes Citan or the Volkswagen Transporter Cargo Van
Top Tip - Customer Satisfaction
Just remember that cheap car rental London City Airport may not be the best value for money, so please take this into account when you consider any car rental discounts being offered for what seems like the right car.
Consult online reviews - each car which we select for you comes with a customer rating stating :-
- Overall value for money,
- Cleanliness of the rental car,
- Service at the London City Airport car rental desk,
- London City airport rental car pick up process and
- Car hire at London City Airport drop off process -
which you may find useful when selecting your car hire from London City Airport.
What Documentation Do I Require for my Car Hire London City Airport?
To help you rent a car, we have prepared a car hire travel checklist to help you with your cheap car hire London City Airport reservation, but plan properly and avoid a headache. You will require a valid credit card, a valid photo ID (passport or national ID), driver's licence valid for 2 years and a printed version of the car rental voucher. If you do not present any of the documents mentioned, the documentation is not valid or you do not have enough funds on your credit card, the car rental agent may refuse to release the vehicle and no funds will be reimbursed to you.
Please do not forget to arrange travel insurance before you start your journey.
Expert Advice to Make your Journey from London City Airport go Smoothly
- Always ask for directions to the nearest petrol station to the rental drop-off location. Keep your fuel receipt as proof of refuelling.
- Take time to familiarise yourself with the vehicle controls before leaving the car park
- Fully inspect the vehicle for signs of damage and report them to the rental desk before leaving the London City airport car park
- Plan your journey in advance - ask for a map at the car rental desk or use Google Maps if safe to do so
- When visiting a location for the first time, always choose a safe parking spot like a supervised car park
Where is London City Airport?
London City Airport is located close to the centre of London, in the east end, built upon the former Docklands area. It has a single runway which can become very busy in the early morning or evening rush hour.
After you have picked up your London City Airport Car Rental, driving into London city centre will take approximately a half hour depending on the time of day.
Additionally, London City Airport has other good transport connections, being connected to the Docklands Light Railway or DLR. This gives easy access to London city centre as well as London's financial district at Canary Wharf.
If you have never flown into our out of London City Airport (LCY) it is an amazing experience with some comparing it to landing on an aircraft carrier, with the flowing water of the River Thames all around.
The Facilities at London City Airport
Although a relatively small London airport, compared to Heathrow or Gatwick, LCY has a charm of it's own. It includes many eating facilities including Panopolis, Pret a Manger, Caffe Nero, Brick Lane Brews and Pilots Bar and Kitchen. Click for more details of the frequently asked questions at London City Airport.
The ExCel Centre is a 15 minute walk from London City Airport.
The Future for London City Airport
Plans to expand London City Airport are now underway. The £480m development is aiming for completion by 2022.
The investment will enable the airport to operate up to a permitted 111,000 annual flights, from the 70,000 currently flying.
The plans include developing existing infrastructure to increase runway capacity, to allow more take-offs and landings at peak times and accommodate the next generation of quieter, more fuel efficient aircraft. These aircraft have longer ranges and will open up new markets not currently served from London City Airport.
London City airport - Flight Information
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Other Modes of Transport from London City Airport
If you find the thought of driving a car hire from London City Airport too stressful then there are other methods of transport to get you to the centre of London, or other destinations in the London area.
Travel by Dockland Light Railway (DLR) - Docklands Light Railway service linking to London’s Underground and national rail stations. Tickets and Oysters are sold at the ticket desk located in the DLR to the right exit of the terminal. They can also be pre-purchased online and sent to you before travel to London. Travel time to London Bank underground station is approximately 22 minutes.
Car Share - DriveNow is a car sharing service from BMW - providing on-demand access to low-emission cars
Taxi - There is a traditional London black taxi cab rank located just outside the terminal entrance, you can also pre-book a licensed minicab or chauffeur driven executive car prior to your arrival. For example it will cost £30 for a black cab taxi from London City Airport to the City of London, £45 to the Dorchester Hotel or £10 to the Excel Exhibition Centre.
Bus - Local bus routes serving the airport are the 473 (Stratford, Silvertown, North Woolwich, and Prince Regent DLR Station) and the 474 (Canning Town, North Woolwich and East Beckton via Silvertown). Standard bus fares apply. Oyster and Travelcards are accepted.
Driving in the UK
When driving your London City Airport car hire remember to drive on the left hand side of the road in the UK and be aware of the varying speed limits in Europe.
|London West End||9.04||25 mins|
|Brighton||74||1 hr 34 mins|
|Oxford||64.77||1 hr 44 mins|
|Cambridge||55.8||1 hr 13 mins|
Motorhome Hire London City Airport
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