There's a wide variety of reasons why we're different from our competitors but to start, it's important to recognise that Stress Free Car Rental exists because of our frustration with the process of hiring a vehicle.
Stress Free Car Rental won't work with just any 13 seater rental providers. We're selective to only work with 13 seater rental brands you can trust.
During the COVID pandemic ensuring the safety of our customers remains our number one priority. Prior to the crisis and throughout Stress Free Car Rental provide free cancellation with a full refund on all hire cars. Whilst the current situation is ongoing, we have significantly reduced our cancellation and refund time, we now process all refunds within 1 business day of receiving a cancellation request - with the refund clearing to the customer's credit card in less than one week.
Our car hire providers have implemented additional cleaning precautions, in line with local regulations, during the ongoing COVID pandemic. The following is an outline of some of the extra steps carried out.
Enterprise, Alamo and National locations in
New processes have been implemented by our car hire partner Greenmotion, involving the installation of protection screens and hand sanitiser units at all locations. Staff are now wearing PPE such as gloves and masks. All cars are being thoroughly sanitised between each rental.
Between each rental, Hertz and Thrifty are implementing a multi stage cleaning and increased hygiene procedure, including rigorous cleaning of the keys, door handles and steering wheel.
As well as being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we offer two additional levels of insurance when you hire a 13 seater with us.
Essential cover, offered at the same time as you make your vehicle booking in Birmingham, is a vehicle hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a selection of additional costs that standard insurance does not.
There is just so much to do no matter what your hobbies are, there are areas in more rural areas like the Malvern Hills and Cotswolds that you can walk and admire or if you want something with a bit more hustle and bustle then be sure to visit Sutton Coldfield which have thriving student populations and areas that have great places to hang out on a weekend, in particular the Transport Museum in Coventry
Along with nearby rail stations, this part of the world is also a hub for air travel. The Midlands is home to Birmingham Airport, the UK's 7th busiest airport is located 7 miles away from Birmingham. If you'd like to pick up your hire car at Birmingham airport there's a great deal of alternatives available, both in terms of vehicle types and brands.
Famed for its rail network there are plenty of famous old railway stations such as Birmingham railway station which is famed for its amazing building and great transport links to all parts of the UK.
Mansfield has had a great deal of money put into them over time and because of this, they are bigger and better than ever. From Banbury and its amazing architecture to Aylesbury with its quirky bars and restaurants. You're really spoiled for choice.
We only list 13 seaters that include a fair full to full fuel policy. You'll pick up the vehicle with a full fuel tank and return it full. A small amount for fuel will be held on your credit card when you pick up the vehicle and refunded when you drop it off full. Beware of full to empty fuel policies you might find at a cheaper price on other websites, full to empty usually comes with some hefty additional fees for refuelling, so always check the T&Cs for full to empty rentals.
If you're planning a golf trip with your friends or a holiday with your extended family, our website compares a broad range of affordable 13 seaters for rental in Birmingham, from all of the brands you can trust including Enterprise and many more, so we're certain to include an 13 seater rental that fits your needs perfectly.
Sharing the driving on your trip? look out for special bundles on the website for 13 seater hire including free extra drivers. These can save you money compared to paying for extra drivers when you pick up the vehicle.
Premium insurance is the highest level of 13 seater hire insurance we provide.
So that you can make an informed decision regarding which 13 seater rental insurance product is right for you for your rental in Birmingham, we work closely with our vehicle rental partners to give you the option to rent a vehicle including a Premium cover product.
Pay with American Express, Visa or a Mastercard debit card or credit card issued by your bank or credit card company when hiring a 13 seater on our website.
If you've opted for Basic or Essential Cover for your rental, it usually means that you'll have to have a credit card in the name of the lead driver on collection of the vehicle. You'll usually be given the option to pay for a top up policy by the rental company on collection, this then enables you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
If you plan to jump on a flight into the UK, the nearest international airport to Birmingham is Birmingham airport, which is 7 miles away (as the crow flies) from Birmingham. Serving passengers in the Midlands of the UK, Birmingham International Airport is the regions main airport, handling approximately 11 million passengers per annum. The Airport provides regular departures to holiday destinations with car rental available to pick up on arrival, including Lisbon Airport and Faro in Portugal, Malaga and Alicante in Spain and Milan, Rome and Sicily in Italy. Birmingham International also offers transatlantic flights meaning you can book your car hire in New York before setting off on your next adventure. If you're arriving into Birmingham International Airport, most of the hire car companies at Birmingham International Airport are within the terminal building. Look out for the signs when you clear security with your luggage.
There is also the possibility of arriving into East Midlands airport located approximately 33 miles away from Birmingham. East Midlands Airport has regular flights to all of the popular holiday destinations and major cities, all of which have car hire available to collect on arrival, including Malaga Airport and Alicante in Spain. The car hire collection area at East Midlands International Airport is located inside the terminal. Follow the car rental signs when you're passed the luggage collection area.
30 miles further away than East Midlands airport is Manchester airport. Manchester Airport (MAN) connects the North West to most destinations throughout the world, the airport caters for over 30 million passengers a year. As a major UK airport, Manchester airport handles multiple flights per day to all popular destinations. You have the option to reserve your rental car before arriving at destinations including Spain, Portugal and Germany There are also regular international flights with rental cars available when you arrive at Los Angeles Airport, Orlando, New York, Miami or San Francisco. You can also fly directly into Heathrow Airport in London and collect the rental car when you arrive, with multiple flights available each day. On arrival, most of the hire cars at Manchester Airport are located in the car hire centre which is a short mini bus ride away from the airport terminal.
Another possible airport option is Liverpool airport which is located 71 miles away from Birmingham. Connecting Liverpool to Europe, Liverpool Airport has frequent flights to many popular city break destinations, these include Barcelona and Madrid Airport where you can collect a car rental on arrival at the airport. If you intend to arrive into the UK via Liverpool Airport, we compare a wide range of low cost car hire deals at Liverpool Airport, most of which are available to pickup a short free mini bus drive from the airport terminal building.
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.