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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Stansted?
If your trip to Stansted is all booked but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a helping hand.Near the city center, Mountfitchet Castle is one sight you might like to consider putting on your must-see list. If you still have some room on your itinerary, Bishop’s Stortford Golf Club and Rhodes Arts Complex will keep you busy as well.
What are the best road trip destinations near Stansted?
If you’re up for more adventure, keep on driving to London, 30 miles from Stansted. You’ll find plenty more wonderful things to experience here, such as Hyde Park and O2 Arena. Still up for some sightseeing? Punch Reading into your GPS. This attractive destination also offers some rewarding sights like Madejski Stadium and Mapledurham House and Watermill, and it’s only 60 miles away.
What kind of rental car should I get for Stansted?
No matter your motoring needs in Stansted, will get you there comfortably and efficiently. If you’re in the city for work, a premium car is a good fit. These kinds of vehicles have high-end finishes, lavish interiors, and a host of modern extras. Traveling on a tiny budget and need to save a few bucks? A compact car or a mini is a sensational option. Little runabouts like these are cheaper to run and awesome when it comes to navigating busy city streets. If you’ve got the kids (and loads of luggage) in tow, a full-size car will give you all the room and space you need.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Stansted?
There’s more than enough choice when it comes to rental cars in Stansted. From spacious SUVs with plenty of trunk space to economy rides that are a snap to park, you’ll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match depends on how much you’d like to spend and what activities you’ve got planned. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others require no more than a bargain, no-frills type model. Which will it be this time?
What side of the road do they drive on in Stansted?
In Stansted, you’ll be driving on the left-hand side of the road. That means the steering wheel is on the right side. If you’ve rented a vehicle with a manual transmission, you’ll be shifting gears with your left hand.
Is it difficult to park in Stansted?
For the most part, finding a place to park the car in Stansted is an easy task. If you’re driving to one of the more popular sights in town, it would be wise to check out parking options before you set off.
Does Stansted have peak-hour traffic?
As with most destinations, roads get busy in the early and late rush hours. However, due to its smaller population of around 5,400, traffic congestion isn’t a big problem in Stansted.
Are there speed limits in Stansted?
The residential areas in the city of Stansted have a 30mph speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits generally range between 30mph and 70mph.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Essex?
Usually, your car rental company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact details to the relevant local authority so they can issue a fine straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Stansted?
As long as you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, it’s fine to use your phone while behind the wheel in Stansted. But make sure you stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Stansted?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when operating a vehicle in Stansted is 0.08%. If a big night is on the cards, leave the car behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Stansted?
Turning on a red light is illegal in Stansted. Always be on the lookout for traffic lights and signs so that you don’t breach any traffic laws.
Are seat belts compulsory in Essex?
Seat belts are mandatory in Essex. Having said that, the rule may vary for some vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.

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