12 Seater Rental in Birmingham

Collecting your 12 Seater rental in Birmingham with a debit card and other payment card options.

You can use a Visa, Mastercard or an American Express debit card or credit card issued by your bank or credit card company when hiring a 12 seater with us.

When you include Basic or Essential Cover with your vehicle, it often means that you will have to have a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the vehicle. You'll more often than not be given the option to purchase a top up policy by the hire partner when you collect the vehicle, which then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.

Many of the 12 seater rental partners we compare prices for in Birmingham will accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the rental; often these do have special T&Cs associated with them. Be careful to check the T&Cs if you plan to use a debit card when you collect the vehicle.

List of Birmingham nearby car rental locations

Stress Free 12 Seater Essential insurance options

Along with being easy to use, friendly and of course, stress free, we also offer two different levels of insurance when you book a 12 seater with us.

Essential Cover comes with fire, weather, theft, damage caused to the vehicle, flushing the engine after misfuelling, key cover and more.

Essential cover will appear as an option in the vehicle hire insurance section. For some partner/geographical 12 seater rental combinations the cover isn't always offered.

Rental car terminology explained

Theft liability insurance (theft protection)

Car hire at Birmingham is insured for theft liability included in the price ( with an excess which is clearly displayed on the site).

It covers the amount due if the hire car is stolen. Theft liability is subject to an excess amount, this means you would have to pay the first part of an insurance claim (normally between £950 to £3,000, depending on the car, the country and the deal.

If you choose to insure your excess with us, however, you'll be reimbursed for any or all of of the excess you have to pay (See essential cover). With Premium Cover your excess is often reduced to zero.

The Midlands of England

Along with nearby railway stations, the Midlands is also a hub for air travel. The Midlands is the location of Birmingham Airport, the UK's 7th busiest airport is located 7 miles away from Birmingham. If you plan to collect your rental car at Birmingham airport there's a great deal of choice both in terms of brands and vehicle types.

There is just so much to do no matter what your interests are, there are places in the countryside like the Malvern Hills and Cotswolds that you can hike and view or if you fancy something with a bit more hustle and bustle then be sure to visit Mansfield which all have thriving student populations and areas that have great places to relax on a weekend, in particular the Transport Museum in Coventry

Famed for its famous railway network there are lots of famous railway stations such as Birmingham railway station which is known for its incredible architecture and great transport links to all parts of the UK.

Shrewsbury has had a great deal of investment put into them over the years and as a result, they're bigger & better than ever. From Stoke On Trent and its stunning architecture to Burton On Trent with its amazing bars and restaurants. You're really spoiled for choice.

Places to Visit in your Hire Car Close to Birmingham

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

For a day out in the open, why not visit Birmingham Botanical Gardens! Located on a 16-acre site just a quick 2 mile drive away from Birmingham, you're sure to have a lovely day with friends and family. Look out for the victoria glass houses that are filled with bonsai trees and collections of rare birds.

Cadbury World Birmingham

Take a trip to another world... Cadbury world! Explore the factory that makes Britain's most iconic chocolate with its fun self-guided tours. Learn about the history of the building, how it came to be and, most importantly, how they make their delicious chocolate! Located a quick 4 mile drive away from Birmingham, there is also an amazing 4D Chocolate Adventure cinema!

Midland Air Museum Coventry

On a sunny day, there aren't many better places to visit than the Midland Air Museum. This open-air museum is packed with iconic planes and jets used for both military purposes and commercial. Here you can see Seas Harriers, MIGs and Vulcans. It's one of the most concentrated areas for aircraft in the whole of the UK and it only takes a quick 19 mile drive from Birmingham to get there.

The Robin Hood Experience Nottingham

Get hands-on with this interactive Robin Hood Experience found just a short 45 mile drive away from Birmingham. Housed in a Georgian era building, in keeping with the time in which it's set, the experience features costumes, artefacts and other exciting items that go back to the era of Robin Hood.

Oxford Castle And Prison

If you want a spooky day trip filled with tales of terror and crime why not visit Oxford Castle & Prison just a short 57 mile drive from Birmingham. The ruins of this large medieval castle are full of tales about criminals that have been and gone. And, enjoy guided tours of the 900-year-old crypt within the base of the castle.

Why Stress Free Car Rental is different

There's a huge amount of reasons why we are different from our rivals but to start, it's important to understand that Stress Free Car Rental was born out of our personal frustration with the process of hiring a vehicle.

Our website collects and compares millions of 12 seater hire prices at 1000s of vehicle hire locations to find you amazing deals and ensure that booking them on the website as easy, quick and Stress Free as it should be

We don't like to be be beaten on price. Our 12 seater rental price match guarantee means that if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower price, we'll match it.

Stress Free Car Rental's Premium cover

Premium cover is the highest option for 12 seater hire cover we offer.

You're able to buy Premium Cover along with your vehicle rental, so that you know the total price of everything before starting your trip.

Choosing Premium Insurance is totally optional, you can also choose to buy Premium Cover at the vehicle hire counter, It might be cheaper to buy this up front on our website when you make your 12 seater rental booking.

Car rental Brands you can trust in Birmingham United Kingdom

CENTRAL BIRMINGHAM

Address
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR
9 10 SUFFOLK STREET QUEENSWAY
BIRMINGHAM
B1 1LT

Opening hours

CENTRAL BIRMINGHAM

Address
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR
9 10 SUFFOLK STREET QUEENSWAY
BIRMINGHAM
B1 1LT

Opening hours

BIRMINGHAM CENTRAL UK

Address
NCP NEWHALL STREET
BIRMINGHAM
B3 1SW

Opening hours

BIRMINGHAM CENTRAL UK

Address
UNIT 4C, MATRIX POINT
BIRMINGHAM
B7 4SN

Opening hours

BIRMINGHAM CENTRAL

Address
NCP Newhall Street
Birmingham
B3 1SW

Opening hours
Monday: 08:00:00 to 18:00:00
Tuesday: 08:00:00 to 18:00:00
Wednesday: 08:00:00 to 18:00:00
Thursday: 08:00:00 to 18:00:00
Friday: 08:00:00 to 18:00:00
Saturday: 08:30:00 to 12:30:00
Sunday: 00:00:00 to 23:59:00

BIRMINGHAM CITY

Address
Unit 4C Matrix Point
Mainstream Industrial Park
Duddeston Mill Road
Birmingham
B7 4AD

Opening hours
Monday: 08:00:00 to 18:00:00
Tuesday: 08:00:00 to 18:00:00
Wednesday: 08:00:00 to 18:00:00
Thursday: 08:00:00 to 18:00:00
Friday: 08:00:00 to 18:00:00
Saturday: 08:00:00 to 16:00:00
Sunday: 09:00:00 to 16:00:00

CENTRAL BIRMINGHAM

Address
9-10 SUFFOLK STREET
QUEENSWAY
BIRMINGHAM
B1 1LT

Opening hours

DIGBETH

Address
70 HIGH STREET
DIGBETH
BIRMINGHAM
B12 0LL

Opening hours

ASTON

Address
AVENUE ROAD
ASTON
BIRMINGHAM
B6 4DY

Opening hours

SPRING HILL

Address
SPRINGHILL PASSAGE
SPRING HILL
BIRMINGHAM
B18 7AH

Opening hours

TYSELEY

Address
722 WARWICK ROAD
CORNER OF WHARFDALE ROAD
BIRMINGHAM
B11 2HG

Opening hours

STIRCHLEY

Address
1250 PERSHORE ROAD
STIRCHLEY
B30 2YA

Opening hours

ERDINGTON

Address
670 KINGSBURY ROAD
ERDINGTON
BIRMINGHAM
B24 9PN

Opening hours

BIRMINGHAM CITY PRESTIGE

Address
18-20 BRISTOL STREET
BIRMINGHAM
B5 7AA

Opening hours

BIRMINGHAM NEWTOWN

Address
1 MILLER STREET
ENTRANCE OFF BRACEBRIDGE STREET
BIRMINGHAM
B6 4NF

Opening hours

BIRMINGHAM CITY PRESTIGE

Address
18-20 BRISTOL STREET
BIRMINGHAM
B5 7AA

Opening hours

BIRMINGHAM NEWTOWN

Address
1 MILLER STREET
ENTRANCE OFF BRACEBRIDGE STREET
BIRMINGHAM
B6 4NF

Opening hours

BIRMINGHAM CENTRAL

Address
40 UPPER GOUGH STREET
BIRMINGHAM
B11JL

Opening hours

NEW STREET RAIL STN

Address
40 UPPER GOUGH STREET
BIRMINGHAM
B1 1JL

Opening hours

Green Motion Birmingham Downtown

Address
7 Washington Street
Birmingham
B1 1JR

Opening hours

List of Birmingham nearby car rental locations for 12-seater hire

Travelling from Birmingham's Nearest Airport

If you intend to fly into the UK, the closest international airport to Birmingham is Birmingham airport, which is 7 miles away from central Birmingham. Located in the Midlands of the UK, Birmingham Airport is the regions main international airport, handling around 11 million passengers per annum. The Airport offers frequent departures to city break destinations with car rental available to pick up when you arrive, including Malaga Airport and Alicante in Spain and Milan, Rome and Sicily in Italy. Birmingham International also has transatlantic routes meaning you can book your hire car in New York before heading off on your next overseas adventure. If you're flying into Birmingham Airport, many of the car hire companies at Birmingham International Airport are inside the terminal. Look out for the signs once you clear the customs area with your bags.

There is also the possibility of arriving into East Midlands airport located around 33 miles away from Birmingham. East Midlands Airport, with regular flights to and from most UKs favourite European sunshine destinations and major cities, all of which have car rental available to pre book and collect at the airport, including Naples, Milan and Rome in Italy. The car rental area at East Midlands International Airport is inside the terminal. Follow the signs when you're passed the luggage collection area.

30 miles further away than East Midlands airport is Manchester airport. Manchester Airport (MAN) is the North West's busiest airport, the airport caters for over 30 million passengers a year. As one of the UKs main airports, Manchester airport has multiple flights per day to all popular locations. You can book your car rental before you arrive at destinations including France, Italy and Croatia Regular transatlantic flights with car rental available when you arrive at Los Angeles (LAX) Airport, New York, Miami, san Francisco or Orlando. You can also fly direct into Heathrow (LHR) Airport in London and collect your hire car on arrival, with multiple flights each day. When you land, all of the main brand rental cars at Manchester Airport are in the car rental centre which is a short shuttle bus ride from the airport terminal.

A possible fourth airport alternative is Liverpool airport approximately 71 miles away from Birmingham. Liverpool Airport provides regular flights to many popular European destinations, these include Barcelona and Madrid Airport where you can pick up a car rental when you arrive at the airport. If you intend to arrive to the UK via Liverpool Airport, we provide a broad range of low cost hire car deals at Liverpool Airport, most of the car rental brands are a short free mini bus drive from the terminal building.

Renting a Car in Birmingham with Free Cancellation

All the hire cars we offer in Birmingham include a free cancellation policy. This means that you're able to cancel your rental and receive a refund anytime until 48 hours before picking up the car.

When you purchase the Essential Cover product to insure the car hire excess, you can cancel this with a refund anytime up until the rental start time( as printed on your rental confirmation email).

We process all refunds in less than 24 hours. If you have to cancel your booking, the refund will be back in your account in 7 days.

How to Hire a Car in Birmingham with Child Seats

You can use your own child seats for your car rental, provided that they meet all of the legal safety requirements for use in Birmingham.

You'll also have the option to add them to your rental when you make a booking on our website. Child seats are paid for in local currency when collecting the car.

How to Rent a Car in Birmingham with a Low Security Deposit

At the collection desk, you will be required to leave a security deposit on a credit card or debit card. The security deposit vary significantly subject to the make and model of the vehicle and the excess amount. Car rental Security deposits in Birmingham can be anywhere between £0 and £2,000.

When you decide to reserve a rental in Birmingham with Premium Cover included, you can reduce the deposit to cover only the cost of a full tank of fuel (usually less than £100), this is refunded to your card when the vehicle is returned with a full tank.

Car Hire in Birmingham with Unlimited Mileage

Our website offers unlimited and limited mileage rental.

Limited mileage rentals in Birmingham are often less expensive than unlimited. For limited mileage rentals, the mileage limit is always clearly displayed. If you decide to book a rental with limited mileage, you'll be liable to pay a per mile additional fee if you exceed the daily allowance. The total mileage allowance for the whole rental is calculated as (the number of rental days multiplied by the daily allowance). You don't have to stay within the daily allowance on every day, provided that the total miles used during the rental doesn't go over the number of days multiplied by the daily allowance.

If you choose a limited mileage rental, it's receommended to check the fees for excess mileage. You'll find these in our T&Cs section.

Hiring a car throughout the COVID pandemic

As always the safety of customers continues to be our top priority. Prior to the crisis and throughout we offer free cancellation with a full refund on all car hire booked on our site. During the crisis, we've significantly reduced the amount of time it takes to process refunds, all refunds are processed inside of 24 hours of receiving the customer cancellation request - the refund clearing back to the customer's credit card in less than one week.

Enhanced vehicle hygeine procedures at Birmingham United Kingdom

Our car rental partners have implemented additional cleaning processes, in line with local regulations, throughout the current pandemic. The following is an summary of the addional measures carried out.

Europcar are carrying out extra car deep cleaning and disinfecting measures. Car keys are disinfected between each rental and placed in a sealed envelope once disinfected. A zero contact policy is in place at the pick up and drop off areas, with all desks cleaned thoroughly between every customer interaction.

Between rentals, Hertz and Thrifty are carrying out a multi stage cleaning and increased hygiene process, involving thorough cleaning of the keys, door handles and steering wheel.

New processes are being implemented by Greenmotion, including the installation of safety protection screens and sanitiser units at rental locations. Staff are also now wearing protective equipment such as masks and gloves. All cars are being thoroughly sanitised between every rental.

Enterprise, Alamo and National locations in have implemented a complete clean pledge. This involves the deep cleaning every car between every hire .

We will continue to provide further information as it becomes available.

Popular vehicle types in Birmingham

Would you like to hire a 12 seater with no credit card? We compare all of the payment options enabling you to pick up your 12 seater hire with a a debit card. Use the filter section on the search results page to find them.

Still cant find what you're looking for? Get in touch with one of our car hire advisors and we'll have you on the road in no time.

All of the 12 seaters on our website include free cancellation and a price match guarantee. This means you can change your mind and cancel with a full refund up to 48 hours before you collect the vehicle.

Our website only compares 12 seaters that come with a fair full to full fuel policy. You will collect the vehicle with a full tank and drop it off full. A small deposit for fuel will be held on your credit card when you pick up the vehicle and refunded when you return it with a full tank. Beware of full to empty fuel policies you might compare at a cheaper price on other websites, full to empty usually means you should expect some expensive extra fees for refuelling, we recommend to always check the T&Cs for full to empty rentals.

Top tips to find the best deal on your 12 Seater hire

Border crossing and one-way fees:

If you'd like to drive your 12 seater across a border from Birmingham into a different country, extra fees are normally charged by the car rental provider. Be careful to check the T&Cs for these fees before you book as it can be quite expensive. If you don't see them on the website, please get in touch with one of our car hire advisors and they'll be happy to help.

Security deposit and excess:

Ensure that you check the amount you'll have to pay as a security deposit on your card. Often, for cheaper 12 seater rentals, you will have to leave a much higher security deposit, which is held on your card when you pick up. You'll see the security deposit amount clearly displayed throughout our website.

Additional drivers and child seats:

You'll find the cost of extras on our extras page. We often have special promotions, including additional drivers in the price. Where free additional drivers are available, you'll see them listed on the search results page of website.
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Why choose StressFreeCarRental.com during the Covid pandemic?

If your plans change we'll process your refund in under 24 hours. All rentals booked with us can be cancelled up until 48 hours before collecting the vehicle

All car hire brands on our website are following local government guidelines re vehicle sterilisation and social distancing at the collection desk.

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