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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Thirsk?
If your trip to Thirsk is all organized but your itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.Plan a stop at Thirsk Museum. It’s one attraction you’ll usually find on travelers’ must-do lists. If you still have room on your schedule, The Courthouse and Zillah Bell Gallery will keep you amused as well.
What are the best road trip destinations near Thirsk?
Thirsk is incredible, there’s no doubt about it — but there’s loads more to discover just a little farther afield. West Cliff Beach is just 35 miles away. Travelers who make their way here usually have Whitby Abbey on their must-do lists.
Where are the best beaches near Thirsk?
Roll down the car window and drink in the cool, salty air as you cruise towards Pebble Beach. 10 miles from Thirsk, it’s an amazing place to go for a leisurely day out by the ocean.
Where are the best convention centers near Thirsk?
If you’re mostly here for work-related reasons, you’ll likely be making your way to Harrogate Convention Centre. You’ll find it 19 miles away.
What kind of rental car should I get for Thirsk?
With your own ride, Thirsk is yours to experience. People travel to this city for varying reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have a unique car for each of them. A priority for large families is space. Depending on the number of family members, that could mean anything from a full-size car to a van. Those traveling on a budget usually prefer the affordability of our smaller rentals, such as a compact car or mini. If you’re hoping to make an impression in Thirsk, browse our special category for a vehicle that will make any car buff dizzy with excitement.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Thirsk?
You’ll be happy to hear that there’s a broad range of both economy and luxury vehicles to rent in Thirsk. What you go for depends on how much you’re willing to spend and what you plan to do. Specialty vehicles offer the best in comfort and class. If you’re splashing out, why not pick up an SUV with all the bells and whistles, or perhaps a cushy medium-sized sedan? On the other hand, if you just need a set of wheels to whiz around town in as economically as possible, we can help you out with an economy compact vehicle (or something else that won’t burn a hole in your wallet).
What side of the road do they drive on in Thirsk?
In Thirsk, you’ll need to stick to the left-hand side of the road. That means the driver’s seat is on the right-hand side. If you’ve opted for a manual transmission vehicle, get used to shifting gears with your left hand.
Is it difficult to park in Thirsk?
It’s relatively easy to find somewhere to park in Thirsk, though you might find it hard to get a spot in the busiest streets. Staying at a hotel that provides guests with on-site parking is a wise idea.
Does Thirsk have peak-hour traffic?
Since the population of Thirsk is approximately 10,000, you won’t experience too much difficulty with traffic. That said, downtown streets generally get busy in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Are there speed limits in Thirsk?
While driving through the streets of Thirsk, keep in mind that the speed limits typically range from 30mph to 70mph. Residential areas are 30mph unless stated otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in England?
Normally, your rental car company will bill the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency so they can issue a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Thirsk?
As is the case in many places, regular cell phone usage is not allowed while cruising around Thirsk. However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just ensure you keep your eyes on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Thirsk?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when operating a vehicle in Thirsk is 0.08%. If a big night is on the cards, leave your car behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Thirsk?
No, it’s not. In Thirsk, red means stop, with no exceptions. When nearing a set of traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.
Are seat belts compulsory in England?
In short, yes. Although, there are a couple of exceptions for certain vehicles operated by public transportation networks.