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Best rated stations in London, United Kingdom (LGW-Gatwick)

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Gatwick Airport - Buckingham Gate

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
10 out of 10 (1 Reviews)
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Friendliness 100%
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Cleanliness 100%
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10 /10
Pickup time 100%
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10 /10
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5 out of 5
AnnabelReviewed on Dec 30, 2018, 11:30 AM
My experience with his supplier was fantastic. Ideal location to navigate to, for the airport, traim, hotel and motorway. Staff on the desk, straight forward. Fast, quality service.
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South Terminal, Lower Forecourt

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
9.4 out of 10 (7 Reviews)
9.4 /10
Friendliness 94%
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Cleanliness 100%
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9.7 /10
Pickup time 97%
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9.1 /10
Overall value 91%
5 out of 5
SwimmumReviewed on Dec 14, 2019, 3:29 AM
My whole experience with Enterprise was terrific
4 out of 5
BeaReviewed on Aug 6, 2019, 10:19 AM
Everything was fine EXCEPT a problem on the price of the return to another station announced 30 GBP on the contract Autoaescape and billed 35 GPB! This is not normal! Thank you for the refund.
5 out of 5
NickieReviewed on Jul 11, 2019, 10:56 PM
Enterprise at Gatwick's South terminal was the smoothest rental process EVER! The staff was friendly, there was no wait and no pressure to upgrade to unnecessary add-ons.
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Gatwick Airport (Lgw)

Average pickup time: 0-10 minutes.
9.2 out of 10 (13 Reviews)
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Friendliness 86%
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Cleanliness 94%
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Pickup time 100%
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9.2 /10
Overall value 92%
5 out of 5
CesarReviewed on Nov 8, 2019, 5:19 AM
Debbie did the best to provide us the best service
5 out of 5
Sam0910Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019, 5:05 PM
Will be using Hertz again - called to say we would be delayed and the guy at the desk stayed till way after his time to wait for us - much appreciated as we would have had to wait till morning and get a hotel for the night.
3 out of 5
SeanReviewed on Mar 6, 2019, 10:06 AM
Overall, the car turned out to be ok and Hertz are normally pretty good. However on this occasion in this location I had some issues. Firstly I booked online and was confirmed around 6.15am. When I went to the counter they said they wouldn't have any cars until 9am. Even though car confirmed a 7am pickup they said it would normally take 3 hours from the time of booking. Secondly, the excess on this car with no insurance was 10,000 UKP. Luckily I have 3rd party insurance, but in general, companies like Enterprise have a 1000 UKP excess. I've found this to be the highest excess of anywhere I've rented in the world.
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South Term Lower Forecourt Rd

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
8 out of 10 (15 Reviews)
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Friendliness 91%
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Cleanliness 92%
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7.8 /10
Pickup time 78%
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8.2 /10
Overall value 82%
1 out of 5
Richard paxtonReviewed on Mar 5, 2020, 12:30 PM
So cost £30 per day. More than the car hire. Told thats normal. From a US site like yours. So will never book with you. Again
1 out of 5
RickReviewed on Feb 18, 2020, 9:08 PM
The experience started out great. However, within 1 hour of driving the vehicle... it broke down. Smoke started coming out of the engine and I had to pullover. I called them right away, but was told I had to wait for road side assistance (over 3 hour wait, and an extra 1 hour of travel that ruined the first day of our trip). Roadside said the car shouldn't be driven, had to return to get a new car. New car was great, but upon finishing my trip I noticed they charged me an additional $312.50 for the new car! 100% not happy at all.
5 out of 5
RichReviewed on Oct 22, 2019, 9:27 AM
Very pleasant and welcoming staff. Pickup straight forward. No issues.
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Avis Budget Gatwick Airport

Average pickup time: >60 minutes.
6 out of 10 (7 Reviews)
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Friendliness 69%
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Cleanliness 77%
Pickup time
7.4 /10
Pickup time 74%
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6.6 /10
Overall value 66%
2 out of 5
DavidReviewed on Dec 17, 2019, 9:52 PM
I had an easy pickup experience with this vendor. The drop off and pricing was not satisfactory. I was charged excessively for dropping of the car at a different location.
3 out of 5
MartinbReviewed on Oct 13, 2019, 4:40 PM
Bought insurance from budget said it would not cover their cars and have to buy their insurance also the charged for a extra day without notice because I picked the car up 10 minutes early
5 out of 5
Werner67Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019, 4:32 PM
I can only recommend it - absolutely serious and friendly

Everything you Need to know about car rentals at London Airport (LGW)

With your trip guide in hand, you can feel the anticipation rising. Once you deboard, your vacation can start in this exciting city,. With so much to see and do in London, you'll need a car to check off everything on your list. What better way to get a jump start on your vacation than to get in the driver's seat right away? We gathered practically everything you want to know to ensure your rental experience at London Airport (LGW) will go off without any issues.

How do I locate the most affordable rental car supplier at London Airport? is the site to start making plans your London vacation. If you want to snag the best possible deal, you can:

  • Compare all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually get your preferred vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with added costs

Do I have to be a certain age to book a car in London?

The youngest age to rent a car in London is 19. However, there is typically an additional charge for anyone under 25. Additionally, the age restriction may be different for premium, large capacity, SUVs, or other higher category vehicles. Check with the rental car company before you book.

What rental car companies have counters at London Airport?

There are 8 rental car companies at the London Airport. Rent from companies like Alamo, Avis, Budget, and Dollar, plus several more. With a wide variety of fantastic choices, you are certain to get the automobile and the rate that you desire.

Is insurance required for London rental cars?

You are required to have insurance before you rent a car in London. Many of the major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) usually offer coverage. But they typically have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover before you head to London. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can add on Collision Damage Coverage with at checkout.

What items will I need when picking up my car rental?

Make sure to present your credit card, as well as your driver's license.

Am I required to fill my tank before I bring the rental car back?

At, we encourage a ""full-to-full"" policy. You should get your vehicle with a full tank, and you will want to refill the tank before you return. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you return the car.

Why should I get unlimited miles?

London certainly has its charms, but you may want to take to the road after you've done all the hot spots in London. With so many options available, you will want unlimited miles to see all you can while on your vacation.

Is it possible to book one-way at London Airport?

The majority of car rental suppliers offer one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to drop off your vehicle at a different location. Don't forget there is typically an added charge when you pick one-way.

What type of vehicle should I hire at London Airport?

That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in London. Compact or economy cars are easier to park and ideal for short commutes. If you are traveling with colleagues or family, then a SUV or a sedan is going to have enough room for all of you and be a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a touch of luxury on their London getaway can choose the premium category for a car like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 or similar.

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Car rental company addresses in Gatwick

Dollar Rent A Car

Top rated Dollar Rent A Car rental locations in Gatwick

Gatwick Airport - Buckingham Gate, Gatwick, GBR

Top rated Enterprise rental locations in Gatwick

South Terminal, Lower Forecourt, London, GBR

Top rated Hertz rental locations in Gatwick

Gatwick Airport (Lgw), London, GBR
Alamo Rent A Car

Top rated Alamo Rent A Car rental locations in Gatwick

South Term Lower Forecourt Rd, Gatwick, GBR

Top rated Budget rental locations in Gatwick

Avis Budget Gatwick Airport, London, GBR

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