As always ensuring the safety of our customers continues to be our top priority. As before the crisis and throughout we include free cancellation with a full refund on all car hire booked on our site. Whilst the current situation is ongoing, we've significantly reduced our cancellation and refund time, all refunds are handled within 24 hours of receiving a customer cancellation request - the refund clearing back to the customer's credit card in less than one week.
Our car hire partners are implementing advanced cleaning processes, following the applicable local regulations, throughout the current pandemic. Here's an overview of some of the extra steps being taken.
Between rentals, Hertz and Thrifty are carrying out a multi stage cleaning and sterilisation process, involving rigorous cleaning of the seats, door handles, steering wheel and keys.
Enterprise, Alamo and National locations in
New processes are now in place with Greenmotion, involving the installation of safety protection screens and sanitiser units at rental locations. Employees are also now wearing PPE including masks and gloves. Each car is being thoroughly cleaned and sanitised between every rental.
Europcar are carrying out extra car deep disinfecting measures. Vehicle keys are disinfected between all rentals and placed in a sealed envelope once disinfection is complete. Infection risk has been further reduced by ensuring that a zero contact policy is in place at the pick up and drop off areas, with all desks cleaned between each customer interaction.
If you are travelling on a golf trip, a cycling holiday or on a family holiday, our website compares a huge range of low cost vehicles for hire in Birmingham, from all of the brands you can trust like Europcar and many more, we are certain to have an affordable Minibusrental that meets your needs perfectly.
Need an additional driver? keep an eye out for special discounts on our site for Minibus rentals including free extra drivers. These deals can save you a small fortune compared to paying for additional drivers when you collect the vehicle.
All of the vehicles in Birmingham on our website include free cancellation and a price match guarantee. You're able to change your mind and cancel with a full refund any time up to 48 hours before you collect the vehicle.
Would you like to hire a Minibus in Birmingham with no credit card? We compare all of the payment options enabling you to collect your Minibus hire with a a debit card instead. Use the filter section on our search page to find them.
Our website only compares vehicles that come with a fair full to full fuel policy. You will pick up the vehicle in Birmingham with a full tank and drop it off full. A small amount for fuel will be held on your credit card when you collect the vehicle and refunded when you return it full. Look out for full to empty fuel policies you might compare at a lower cost on other websites, full to empty usually means you should expect some expensive additional fees for fuel, we recommend to always check the T&Cs for full to empty rentals.
If you're trying to find a Minibus rental in Birmingham with no excess and no deposit, take a look at our premium cover options. Premium Cover reduces the excess and security deposit on your vehicle rental (often to zero).
Still confused? Get in touch with one of our car rental advisors and we'll have you on the road in no time.
If you'd like to enter the UK via an airport, the closest international airport to Birmingham is Birmingham airport, which is located 7 miles away from central Birmingham. Serving passengers in the Midlands of England, Birmingham Airport is the regions main international airport, handling approximately 11 million passengers per annum. Birmingham International provides regular flights to holiday destinations with car rental available to collect on arrival, including Sicily Airport and Milan in Italy. Birmingham also offers transatlantic flights so you can book your rental car in New York before you jet off on your next overseas adventure. If you're flying into Birmingham Airport, many of the rental car providers at Birmingham International Airport are located inside the terminal building. Look out for the car hire signs once you clear the customs area with your luggage.
There's also the option of flying into East Midlands airport located around 33 miles away from Birmingham. East Midlands Airport, with regular flights to and from most popular European holiday destinations and major cities, all of these locations have car rental available to collect on arrival, including Naples, Milan and Rome in Italy. The car hire collection area at East Midlands Airport is inside the terminal building. Follow the car rental signs when you've passed passport control.
30 miles further away than East Midlands airport is Manchester airport. Manchester Airport (MAN) is one of the UKs busiest airports, the airport handles over 30 million passengers a year. As one of the UKs main airports, Manchester handles multiple departures per day to all popular destinations. You can reserve your car hire before landing at destinations including Milan Airport, Bologna and Sicily in Italy. There are also regular international flights with car rental available to collect on arrival in Los Angeles Airport, New York, Miami, san Francisco or Orlando. You're also able to fly directly into London Heathrow Airport in London to pick up a rental car on arrival, with several flights each day. When you land and clear security, all of the main brand hire cars at Manchester Airport are in the car hire village which is a short mini bus ride away from the airport terminal.
Another possible option is Liverpool airport which is approximately 71 miles away from central Birmingham. Connecting Liverpool to Europe, Liverpool Airport services frequent flights available to most sunshine locations, these include Rome and Milan in Italy where you can pick up a hire car on arrival at the airport. If you intend to arrive to the UK via Liverpool Airport, we include a extensive range of the best hire car deals at Liverpool Airport, most of the car rental brands are a short free shuttle bus drive from the terminal .
There's a bucket load of reasons why we are different from our competitors but to start, it's important to understand that Stress Free Car Rental was born out of our personal frustration with the process of renting a vehicle.
Brands we list on the website include big vehicle hire companies like Hertz and Enterprise there are some firms we know will not give you the experience or price that you deserve - so we do not list these on our website.
Our website collects millions of Minibus hire prices at 1000s of vehicle rental locations to source amazing deals and ensure that booking them on the website as quick, easy and Stress Free as it should be
Stress Free Car Rental provide customers with all of the best Minibus rental deals with no unexpected fees.
Stress Free Car Rental do not work with just any Minibus rental companies. We're cautious to only work with vehicle rental companies you can trust.
The reason we do things differently to other vehicle rental websites is because we got frustrated with seeing customers having trips ruined by a bad rental experience and felt like we could do a better job.
We don't like to be be beaten on price. Our price match promise means that if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower price, we'll match it.
Pricing on our website includes added fees that other vehicle rental websites often don't include - this makes sure that our process is as straightforward as it can be.
You can pay with Visa, Mastercard or an American Express debit card or credit card provided by your bank or credit card company when renting a Minibus on our website.
Usually, Minibus rentals that come with the Premium Cover option will enable you to use a debit card when you pick up the vehicle without any additional charges. You're able to compare if a debit card is accepted, along with the different vehicle hire excess and insurance alternatives on the second step of the booking process.
Don't forget that quite frequently Minibus hire brands that do allow debit card on collection are more costly than Minibus hire companies that accept credit card only.
It is practical to know the alternative currency and payment options for your Minibus rental, as payments for add ons (such as Sat Nav and extra drivers) might need to be settled in local currency (either in cash or by credit card) at the collection counter.
Be careful when deciding if you want to use a debit card on collection, Minibus hire companies frequently hold an excess on the lead drivers credit card, this can be a considerable amount of money , if you choose to pay with debit card this can be debited from your account and not returned until a couple of weeks following you've returned the vehicle.
If you've included Basic or Essential Cover with your vehicle, this usually means that you will need a credit card in the name of the lead driver on collection of the vehicle. You'll usually be given the opportunity to buy a top up policy by the hire company at the collection desk, which then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
You can book using a number of currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).
Would you prefer us to accept payments with a method other than credit card or debit card? Do contact us to let us know. We're open to ideas about how we can improve our service to make booking your vehicle hire a Stress Free experience.
It's really simple on our website to filter which X hire companies can accept debit card. Just use the filters on the search results page to compare which Minibus rental partners do accept your preferred card type on collection.
Most of the Minibus rental partners we compare prices for accept a debit card when you arrive at the collection desk to pick up the rental; some of these do have special terms and conditions associated to them. Always be sure to check the terms if you'd like to pick up the Minibus using a debit card.
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 walk and view or if you fancy something with a bit more hustle and bustle then be sure to visit Leamington Spa which have thriving student populations and areas that have trendy places to relax on a weekend, in particular the Transport Museum in Coventry
Famed for its famous railway network there are lots of famous old railway stations such as Birmingham railway station which is known for its incredible building and great transport links to both the north and south of the UK.
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'd like to collect your rental car at Birmingham airport there's a wide range of choice both in terms of vehicle types and brands.
Stroud has had a great deal of investment put into them over the years and as a result, they are bigger & better than ever. From Nuneaton and its stunning architecture to Burton On Trent with its quirky bars and restaurants. You really are spoiled for choice.
Along with being easy to use, friendly and of course, stress free, we offer two different levels of insurance when you book a Minibus in Birmingham with us.
Essential cover will appear as an optional extra in the vehicle hire insurance options. For some partner/geographical Minibus rental combinations the cover might not be available.
Essential cover, offered when you make your vehicle hire booking, is a vehicle hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a range of extra charges that standard insurance does not.
Essential cover doesn't cover things like cleaning fees, mechanical repairs, third party injury, loss of theft/damage to content in the vehicle and other things. To view the detailed information see the T&Cs on the extras page of the website
Essential Cover comes with fire, weather, theft, damage caused to the vehicle, flushing the engine after misfuelling, key cover and more.
Premium cover is the highest option for Minibus hire insurance we offer.
Choosing Premium Insurance is optional, you can also opt to buy Premium Cover at the vehicle rental desk, It can be less expensive to buy this up front on our website when you make your Minibus hire booking.
We want you to be able to understand all of the options relating to which Minibus rental insurance product is right for you, we work closely with our vehicle rental partners to provide you the ability to buy a Premium cover product.
Many of our customers choose the Premium Cover option when hiring a Minibus because it usually reduces the excess to zero meaning that you have no large security deposit or vehicle hire insurance excess risk. You can also often collect the vehicle using debit cards with Premium Cover if using a credit card is a problem.
You're able to buy Premium Cover bundled with your Minibus rental, so that you know the total cost of everything before you pay.
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.