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Whether you are planning a golf trip with your friends or a holiday with your extended family, we compare a huge variety of affordable 12 seaters for hire in London, from all of the brands you can trust like Europcar and many more, we're certain to have an affordable 12 seater rental that meets your needs .
Our website only compares 12 seaters that include a fair full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the vehicle with a full fuel 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 full. Look out for full to empty fuel policies you might see at a cheaper price on other sites, full to empty usually means you should expect some hefty additional fees for fuel, we recommend to always check the T&Cs for full to empty rentals.
The 12 seaters on our website include free cancellation and a price match guarantee. So you can change your plans and cancel with a full refund up to 48 hours before you collect the vehicle.
Would you like to hire a 12 seater without a credit card? We include all of the options enabling you to pick up your 12 seater hire with a a debit card. Use the filter section on our search page to find them.
You can pay with Visa, American Express or a Mastercard credit card or a debit card issued by a bank or credit card company when hiring a 12 seater with us.
Stress Free Car Rental accepts a huge number of currencies including Euros (EUR), British Pounds (GBP), US Dollars (USD) and Australian Dollars (AUD).
Would you prefer us to allow you to pay using something other than debit card and credit card? Do get in touch to let us know. We're open to ideas re how to enhance the service we offer to make booking your vehicle rental a Stress Free experience.
Frequently, 12 seater rentals that include the Premium Cover option allow you to use a debit card when you pick up the vehicle with no extra charges. You're able to view if a debit card is allowed, along with all of the vehicle rental security deposit and insurance options on the extras page of the website booking process.
If you intend to book a cheap flight to the UK, the closest airport to London is London City airport, which is located 0.59 miles away from London. London City Airport is located in London's financial district. If you arrive in England via London City , the car hire desks are next to the terminal building. You can book a rental car to collect from London City Airport ready for your drive to London. From the Airport you also have the option to fly to a range of popular locations, including sunshine destinations like Malaga in Spain, Florence in Italy and Ibiza in the Balearic islands, all with cheap car hire available to reserve on our website.
There is also the option of arriving into London Heathrow airport located around 22 miles from London. Heathrow Airport is the UK's busiest airport and one of the busiest airports in Europe, acting as British Airway's main hub airport. This means that it's easy to fly to a diverse range of cities globally, including popular city break destinations, such as Madrid Airport in Spain, with cheap car hire available to book in advance before you begin your road trip. If you're jetting off further afield you can reserve a cheap rental car at low cost rates at Boston, Miami, New York, Los Angeles and a wide range of alternative locations. If planning to arrive into England via Heathrow Airport, always check your car hire confirmation email for instructions on where to find the car rental car hire collection desk. Heathrow is a very big airport so the car hire desks might be located in the terminal, in a nearby car park or a free mini bus ride away from the airport terminal building. From Heathrow there are a wide range of domestic flights, these are a useful alternative option to getting the train. You can fly direct from Heathrow to Manchester or fly into Glasgow Airport and collect your rental car when you arrive.
5 miles further away than London Heathrow airport is London Gatwick airport. Gatwick Airport is in Crawley in the region of West Sussex and is the UKs second busiest airport, servicing 45 million passengers per year. If you're planning to arrive in the UK via Gatwick Airport you're able to pick up your rental car when you land before driving to London. Most of the hire car desks at Gatwick Airport are located in the South terminal . You'll find that a few car rental providers may require that you take a short shuttle bus ride to collect the car. Be sure to check the car hire booking confirmation email which always contains details of how to find the car rental zone . If you're leaving the UK via London Gatwick , the airport has 100s of routes available. The good news is that we compare affordable car rental offers at all of the destinations available from Gatwick Airport. If you plan to get some sunshine following your time in England, you can jet off on an affordable flight to Lisbon in Portugal to pick up a rental car for your next adventure. If you're heading further afield, Gatwick Airport also has routes to Orlando International Airport, where you can collect a cheap SUV rental at the airport when you arrive.
Another possible airport alternative is London Stansted airport which is approximately 27 miles from central London. In the Region of the UK known as Essex, London Stansted Airport is just over 40 miles away from Central London. If you're flying into London Stansted you can pick up your hire car at the airport before driving to London. Most of the rental car options we include at London Stansted will allow you to collect the rental at the airport terminal and drop it off London. Our website always includes one way fees for this kind of one way hire in the price. If you plan to leave the UK via Stansted you'll find lots of flights to most popular European city break locations with affordable rental cars available to book in advance, including Palermo Airport in Sicily, Milan and Rome Airports in Italy.
Premium insurance is the highest level of 12 seater hire cover we provide.
Selecting Premium Insurance is completely optional, you can also decide to buy Premium Cover at the collection desk, it's often cheaper to book this up front on our website at the same time as you make your 12 seater hire booking.
You're able to buy Premium Cover alongside your vehicle rental, so that you understand the total price of everything before you pay.
We want you to be able to make an informed decision regarding which 12 seater rental insurance product is best for you for your rental in London, we work closely with our vehicle rental partners to give you the ability to buy a Premium cover product.
During the COVID pandemic ensuring safety continues to be our top priority. Prior to the crisis and throughout we provide free cancellation with a full refund on all car hire. Throughout the current crisis, we've significantly reduced the amount of time it takes to process refunds, we process all refunds within 24 hours of receiving a cancellation request - with the refund clearing back to the customer's account in less than 7 business days.
All of our car hire partners are implementing additional cleaning precautions, following the applicable local regulations, throughout the ongoing pandemic. The following is an overview of some of the further measures being carried out.
Between rentals, Hertz and Thrifty are implementing a multi stage cleaning procedure, involving thorough cleaning of the keys, door handles and steering wheel.
Europcar are carrying out additional vehicle deep cleaning measures. Car keys are disinfected between each rental 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 collection desks, with all work areas cleaned between each customer interaction.
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There's a bucket load of reasons why we're different from our rivals but to start, it's important to recognise that Stress Free Car Rental was born out of our personal frustration with the process of hiring a vehicle.
We don't like to be be beaten on price. Our 12 seater hire price match guarantee means if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower price, we'll match it.
Stress Free Car Rental work hard to ensure that we provide our customers with all of the best 12 seater rental prices with no hidden fees.
We won't work with just any 12 seater hire companies. We're cautious to only work with brands you can trust.
As well as being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we also offer two additional levels of insurance when you book a 12 seater with us.
Essential cover will appear as a choice in the vehicle hire insurance section. For some geographical/partner 12 seater rental combinations the cover isn't always offered.
Essential Cover includes fire, weather, theft, damage caused to the vehicle, flushing the engine after misfuelling, key cover and much more.
Our essential cover, offered when you make your vehicle booking in London, is a vehicle hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a wide-range of additional charges that standard insurance doesn't.
With so much packed into a small place it's a good job there's so many railway stations like King's Cross St. Pancras, and Waterloo. All of these stations are in close proximity to big cities and places to be.
Take a trip to Canterbury and spend an afternoon wandering around its great streets and sidewalks or spend a weekend at Rochester with your significant other or your family. Trendy cities like Oxford are full of buzz thanks to their lively student populations, pubs and restaurants. As well as great cities there are incredible places like the Dorset Coastline. From Sussex and Kent all the way through to Berkshire and Oxfordshire- there's so much choice!
When folk think of the South East their initial thought might be the capital but there is so much more to this part of the world than just the capital. Cities like Gillingham, Dartford and Bucks are just waiting to be seen by yourself and your family in your cheap hire vehicle from Stress Free Car Rental.
The South East is serviced by several of the UK's main airports, including the UK's busiest airport, London Heathrow, which is located 22 miles away from London. If you intend to collect your car rental at Heathrow Airport and then drop off your hire car at London City Airport, our pricing always includes any additional one-way fees. We also offer a wide range of rental cars at Stansted Airport and Gatwick Airport.
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.