Premium insurance is the highest option for 8 seater hire insurance we offer.
Choosing Premium Insurance is totally optional, you can also choose to purchase Premium Cover at the vehicle rental counter, It might be cheaper to buy this up front on our website at the same time as you make your 8 seater rental booking.
As well as being easy to use, friendly and of course, stress free, we offer two different levels of insurance when you hire a 8 seater with us.
Essential cover will appear as an option in the vehicle hire insurance options. For some partner/geographical 8 seater rental combinations the cover might not be available.
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 exists because of our personal frustration with the process of renting a vehicle.
Brands we work with include big vehicle hire companies like Hertz and Enterprise there are some firms we know will not give you the price or experience that you deserve - so we do not list these on the website.
If you'd like to book a cheap flight to the UK, the nearest international airport to London is London City airport, which is 0.59 miles away from London. London City Airport is in the heart of London's financial district. If you're arriving in England via London City Airport, the car rental collection desks are next to the terminal building. You're able to book your cheap rental car to collect from London City Airport before you drive to London. From London City Airport you can fly to a range of locations, including sunshine destinations like Malaga Airport, Florence in Italy and Alicante in Spain, all with cheap hire cars available to book on our website.
You could also consider the choice of arriving into London Heathrow airport which is approximately 22 miles away from London. Heathrow Airport is England's busiest airport and one of the busiest airports in the world, acting as British Airway's primary hub airport. This means that you can fly to a broad range of destinations globally, including popular city break destinations, such as Barcelona Airport in Spain, with cheap car hire available to collect on arrival before you begin your road trip. If you're flying to the USA you can also prebook a affordable hire 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, check your car hire confirmation email for details of where to find the car rental desk. London Heathrow is a large airport so the car rental collection desks could be located in the terminal, in a nearby car park or a free mini bus ride away from the airport terminal. Heathrow has a a wide range of UK domestic flights, these are a useful alternative option to using the train. You can jump on a short flight direct from Heathrow to Manchester, Glasgow Airport, or fly into Edinburgh Airport and pick up your rental car when you land.
5 miles further away than London Heathrow airport is London Gatwick airport. London Gatwick Airport is in Crawley in the region known as West Sussex and is , servicing more than 45 million passengers per annum. If you are planning to arrive in the UK via London Gatwick Airport you're able to pick up a rental car when you arrive at the Airport before your drive to London. hire car brands at Gatwick are in the South terminal . You'll find that a few car rental providers require a short shuttle bus ride to collect the rental. Always check your car rental booking confirmation email which will contain instructions of how to locate the car rental zone for your rental. If you're flying out of England via Gatwick Airport, there are lots of options. The good news is that we compare cheap car rental deals at locations accessible from Gatwick Airport. If you plan to get some sunshine following your visit to the UK, you have the option to jump on a low cost flight to Naples Airport and collect a rental car at the airport. If you're heading further afield, Gatwick offers routes to Orlando Airport, where you can collect a cheap People Carrier rental at the airport when you arrive.
Another possible alternative is London Stansted airport approximately 27 miles away from central London. Located in the Region of Essex, London Stansted Airport is approximately 40 miles away from Central London. If you are flying via London Stansted Airport you can collect a rental car in the airport before driving over to London. Most of the hire car options we compare at Stansted allow you to pick up the car at the airport terminal and drop it off London. StressFreeCarRental.com always includes one way fees for this type of one way hire in the price. If you'd like to leave the UK from London Stansted Airport you'll find lots of flights to most European city break destinations with cheap hire cars available to collect on arrival, including Alicante Airport in Spain and Milan Airport, Rome and Sicily Airports in Italy.
With so much packed into a relatively small 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 close to big cities and places to be.
Why not take a trip to Leigh-On-Sea and spend an afternoon wandering around its great streets and sidewalks or spend a long weekend at New Malden with a loved one or your family. Cool places like Oxford are full of buzz 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 is so much choice!
The South East is supported 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 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 car hire at Stansted Airport and Gatwick Airport.
When people think of the South East their first thought might just be the capital city of London but there is so much more to this part of the world than just the capital. Cities like Guildford, Milton Keynes and Aldershot are just waiting to be explored by you and your family in your cheap rental car from Stress Free Car Rental.
As always the safety of customers remains our top priority. As before the crisis and throughout Stress Free Car Rental include free cancellation with a full refund on all car rental including insurance. During the pandemic, we have significantly reduced our cancellation and refund time, we now process all refunds inside of 1 business day of receiving the cancellation request - with the refund clearing to the customer's credit card in less than a week.
Our car hire providers have implemented extra cleaning procedures, following the applicable local regulations, during the current COVID pandemic. The following is an overview of the extra steps being taken.
Between rentals, Hertz and Thrifty are implementing a multi stage cleaning and sterilisation process, including thorough cleaning of the seats, door handles, steering wheel and keys.
Europcar are carrying out additional car deep cleaning and disinfecting measures. Vehicle keys are 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 rental desks, with each rental desk cleaned thoroughly between every customer interaction.
New processes are now in place with Greenmotion, involving the installation of safety protection screens and hand sanitiser units at rental locations. Employees are now wearing PPE including gloves and masks. All cars are being thoroughly sanitised between every rental.
Pay with Visa, American Express or a Mastercard debit card or credit card issued by your bank or credit card company when booking your 8 seater on our website.
It's ridiculously simple on the website to view which 8 seater rental brands will accept a debit card. Just use the filters on the search results page to compare which 8 seater rental companies will accept your card type at the collection desk.
If you're trying to find a 8 seater rental with no deposit and no excess, take a look at our premium cover options. Premium Cover reduces the excess and security deposit on your vehicle rental (sometimes to zero).
All of the 8 seaters on our website include free cancellation and a price match guarantee. You can change your mind and cancel your rental with a full refund up to 48 hours before you collect the vehicle.
Our website only compares 8 seaters that include a fair full to full fuel policy. You will pick up the vehicle with a full tank and return it full. A small deposit for fuel will be held on your credit card when you collect the vehicle and refunded when you drop it off full. Look out for full to empty fuel policies you might find at a cheaper price on other websites, full to empty usually means you should expect some hefty extra fees for refuelling, we recommend to always check the terms and conditions for full to empty rentals.
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.