As always ensuring the safety of our customers continues to be our highest priority. As before the crisis and throughout Stress Free Car Rental include free cancellation with a full refund on all rental cars. Whilst the current situation is ongoing, we've reduced the cancellation and refund time, our team deal with all refunds inside of 24 hours of receiving a customer cancellation request - with the funds usually clearing to the customer's account in less than a week.
All of our car hire providers have implemented extra cleaning procedures, following the applicable local regulations, throughout the ongoing COVID pandemic. Here's an outline of the extra steps carried out.
New processes have been implemented by Greenmotion, involving the installation of safety protection screens and sanitiser units at collection locations. Employees are now wearing PPE including gloves and masks. Each car is being thoroughly cleaned and sanitised between every rental.
Europcar have implemented additional car deep disinfecting measures. Vehicle keys are also disinfected between all rentals and then kept 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 area, with each desk area cleaned between every customer interaction.
Prior to collection of all rentals, Hertz and Thrifty are implementing a multi stage cleaning and sterilisation process, involving thorough cleaning of the seats, door handles, steering wheel and keys.
Premium insurance is the highest option for 6 seater hire insurance we offer.
Lots of our clients choose the Premium Cover option when hiring a 6 seater because it usually brings the excess down to zero meaning that you have no large security deposit or vehicle rental insurance excess risk. You can also often collect the vehicle using debit cards with Premium Cover if credit card is a problem.
There's a wide variety 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 own frustration with the process of renting a vehicle.
Our pricing for rentals in London always includes added fees that other websites don't usually include - this ensures that our process is as straightforward as it can be.
If you plan to book a cheap flight to the UK, the nearest airport to London is London City airport, which is located 0.59 miles away from London. London City Airport is located in the heart of London's financial district. If you arrive in the UK via London City , the car hire collection zone is next to the terminal building. You're able to book a hire car to pick up at London City Airport before you drive to London. From the Airport you also have the option to fly to a range of holiday hot spots, including sunshine cities like MalagaAirport and Florence in Italy, all with cheap car rental available to reserve on our website.
There's also the possibility of arriving into London Heathrow airport located approximately 22 miles from London. Heathrow Airport, England's busiest airport and one of the busiest airports in the world, acting as British Airway's primary hub airport. This means that it's easy to fly to a broad range of locations , including popular sunshine destinations, such as Faro and Lisbon Airport in Portugal, with cheap rental car available to book in advance before set off on your road trip. If you're flying to the USA you can reserve your affordable rental car in advance at low cost rates at Orlando Airport, Miami, New York, Los Angeles and a huge range of other destinations. If you're arriving into the UK via Heathrow Airport, check your car hire confirmation email for instructions on where to find the car rental pick up location. London Heathrow is a large airport so the car rental zone might be in the terminal, in a nearby car park or a short free mini bus journey from the airport terminal. From Heathrow there are a wide range of domestic flights, these can be an alternative to getting the train. You're able to fly directly from Heathrow Airport to Manchester, Glasgow Airport, or fly into Edinburgh Airport and collect your rental car when you land.
5 miles further away than London Heathrow airport is London Gatwick airport. London Gatwick Airport is located in Crawley in the region of West Sussex and is , catering for more than 45 million passengers per year. If you're intending to arrive in the UK via London Gatwick Airport you have the option to collect your rental car on arrival before your drive to London. All of the main car rental desks at Gatwick Airport are in the South terminal . You'll find that some car hire brands may require a short shuttle bus ride to pick up your rental. Always check the car rental booking confirmation email which will contain full instructions of how to find the car rental pick up desk for your rental. If you're flying out of England via London Gatwick Airport, the airport has 100s of routes available. The good news is that we compare cheap car hire deals at city break destinations available from Gatwick . If you'd like some sunshine after your visit to England, you have the option to jump on an affordable flight to Milan in Italy and pick up a rental car when you land. If you're heading across the atlantic, Gatwick Airport offers routes to New York , where you can collect a cheap People Carrier rental at the airport on arrival.
A possible fourth alternative is London Stansted airport which is located 27 miles from central London. Located in the Region of England known as Essex, Stansted Airport is just over 40 miles away from the City of London. If you are flying into Stansted Airport you can pick up a hire car at the airport before driving to London. Many of the car rental options we include at London Stansted allow you to collect the car at the airport and drop off London. Our website always includes one way fees for this type of hire in the price. If you're planning to leave the UK from London Stansted Airport you'll find lots of flights to all of European city break destinations with hire cars available to collect when you land, including Milan Airport, Rome and Sicily Airports in Italy.
The South East is supported by several major airports, including the UK's busiest airport, London Heathrow, which is located 22 miles away from London. If you plan to pick up your car hire 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.
Why not take a trip to Gravesend and spend some time wandering around its great streets and sidewalks or spend a long weekend at Feltham with a loved one or your family. Cool cities like Oxford are full of atmosphere thanks to their lively student populations, bars and restaurants. As well as busy cities there are incredible places like the Dorset Coastline. From Sussex and Kent all the way through to Oxfordshire and Berkshire- there's so much choice!
With so much packed into a relatively tiny place it's a good job there are so many different railway stations like King's Cross St. Pancras, and Waterloo. All of them are in close proximity to big cities and places to be.
When people are asked to think of the South East their first thought might just be London but there is so much more to this part of the world than just the capital. Places like Alton, High Wycombe and Brentford are just waiting to be explored by you and your family in your cheap rental vehicle from Stress Free Car Rental.
We accept American Express, Visa or a Mastercard credit card or a debit card provided by a bank or credit card company when hiring a 6 seater with us.
It's incredibly easy on our website to filter which 6 seater rental partners will accept debit card. Simply use the filters on the second page to compare the 6 seater rental partners can accept your card type at the counter.
As well as being easy to use, friendly and of course, stress free, we offer two different levels of insurance when you book a 6 seater with us.
Essential cover doesn't cover things like loss of theft/damage to content in the vehicle, third party injury mechanical repairs, cleaning fees. For more info see the T&Cs on the extras page of the website
All of the 6 seaters on our website include a price match guarantee and free cancellation. You can change your mind and cancel with a full refund up to 48 hours before you pick up the vehicle.
Want to hire a 6 seater without a credit card? We compare all the payment options enabling you to pick up your 6 seater hire using a debit card instead. You can use the filter section on our search page to find these options.
Need help finding your rental in London? Get in touch with one of our car rental advisors and we'll have you on the road in no time.
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.