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What are the major attractions in Basildon?

If your trip to Basildon is all booked but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.

Stop by Eastgate Shopping Centre. It's one attraction you'll usually find on many travelers' to-do lists. High Sports and Festival Leisure Park are also close by and worth a detour.

What are the best road trip destinations near Basildon?

If you've visited all the highlights in Basildon, there's lots more to discover in the vicinity. Colchester is just 28 miles away. Travelers who visit usually have Colchester Zoo near the top of their itineraries.

Where are the best beaches near Basildon?

Basildon has some beautiful coastal areas, and there's no better way to experience them than from behind the wheel of your own rental car. See what delightful treasures you can find peppered along the water's edge at one of these famous beaches:

  • Chalkwell Beach (9 miles away).
  • Three Shells Beach (11 miles away).
  • Thorpe Bay Beach (12 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Basildon?

Heading off to Basildon on business? After a demanding day of mingling and networking, you might find your stomach is ready for food. Thankfully, these business and convention centers are close to some wonderful cafés and restaurants:

  • Cooling Castle Barn (9 miles away).
  • Priestfield Stadium (12 miles away).

How can I get a cheap car rental in Basildon?

Here are our top tips on how to hop behind the wheel of a rental car with some savings in your pocket:

  • Use our nifty filter tool to help point you in the direction of the hottest car deals around — and then compare the prices;
  • Keep your eyes on your inbox for our Price Drop Alert. We'll let you know all about all the amazing bargains cruising around your next vacation destination;
  • Before you hop behind the wheel, take a look at both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off office locations to make sure you're getting your hands on the best deal around;
  • If your pickup and drop-off dates are not written in stone, see if you can get a better price by changing the days in your search;
  • Do what you can to keep your pickup and drop-off times the same. If you bring back your car later than you picked it up, you may be charged an entire extra day;
  • Sometimes rental outlets reward you with discounts if you pay in advance, so be sure to keep an eye out for these money-saving deals;
  • Don't let the deal you want slip through your grasp. Book as soon as possible and secure your dream set of wheels.

What kind of rental car should I get for Basildon?

Some people find driving in big cities a bit daunting. But in a compact or economy car, the streets of Basildon will be a cinch. Prefer to spend your days discovering the surrounding forests? Check out our selection of full-size and mid-size SUVs. With loads of room and power under the hood, these bigger cars will make those long, scenic drives even more memorable. Crossing off all the activities and sights that Basildon is known for has never been easier with your own set of wheels.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Basildon?

There's plenty of choice when it comes to renting a car in Basildon. From spacious SUVs with plenty of trunk space to agile compacts, you'll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match depends on your budget and where you plan to go. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures don't need much more than a bargain, no-frills type model. Which car will you be sliding behind the wheel of this trip?

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