Premium cover is the highest level of People Carrier hire cover we provide.
You're able to buy Premium Cover bundled with your vehicle rental, so that you understand the total price of everything before starting your trip.
We want you to be able to understand all of the options regarding which People Carrier rental insurance product is best for you, we work closely with our vehicle rental partners to give you the option to buy a Premium cover product.
You can use a Visa, American Express or a Mastercard debit card or credit card issued by your bank or credit card company when renting a People Carrier on our website.
Stress Free Car Rental accepts a range of currencies including British Pounds (GBP),US Dollars (USD) and South African Rand (ZAR).
When you opt to include Basic or Essential Cover for your vehicle, it often means that you'll be required to present a credit card in the name of the lead driver when you collect the vehicle. You'll usually be given the option to purchase a top up policy by the hire partner on collection, which then allows you to use a debit card in the name of the lead driver.
Along with being friendly, easy to use and of course, stress free, we also offer two additional levels of insurance when you hire a People Carrier in London with us.
Essential Cover comes with fire, weather, theft, damage caused to the vehicle, flushing the engine after misfuelling, key cover and more.
Essential cover, offered when you make your vehicle hire booking, is a vehicle hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a wide-range of additional costs that standard insurance doesn't.
During the COVID pandemic ensuring the safety of our customers remains our top priority. Prior to the crisis and throughout we provide free cancellation with a full refund on all car hire booked on our site. During the pandemic, we have significantly reduced the cancellation and refund time, all refunds are processed inside of 24 hours of receiving a customer cancellation request - the funds clearing to the customer's account in less than 7 business days.
All of our car rental partners have implemented additional cleaning processes, following the applicable local regulations, throughout the ongoing pandemic. Here's an summary of the further measures being taken.
Between rentals, Hertz and Thrifty are carrying out a multi stage cleaning procedure, including thorough cleaning of the keys, door handles and steering wheel.
New processes are now in place with our car hire partner Greenmotion, including the installation of protection screens and hand sanitiser units at rental locations. Staff are also now wearing protective equipment including masks and gloves. All cars are being thoroughly sanitised between each rental.
Europcar are carrying out extra vehicle deep disinfecting measures. Vehicle keys are disinfected between each rental and placed in a sealed envelope once disinfected. 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 every customer collection.
If you intend to book a cheap flight to the UK, the closest international airport to London is London City airport, which is 0.59 miles away (as the crow flies) from central London. London City Airport is located in the heart of the UKs main financial district. If you're arriving in England via London City , the car rental collection desks are next to the terminal. You're able to book a hire car in advance to pick up from London City Airport before you drive to London. From the Airport you also have the option to fly to a range of popular locations, including sunshine destinations like MalagaAirport and Florence in Italy, all with affordable hire cars available to prebook in advance on our website.
You also have the option of arriving into London Heathrow airport which is approximately 22 miles away from London. London Heathrow Airport, England's busiest airport and one of the busiest in the world, acting as British Airway's primary hub airport. This means that you can fly to a wide range of cities , these include the UK's favourite sunshine destinations, including Alicante Airport in Spain, with low cost car hire available to collect on arrival before set off on your road trip. If you're jetting off to the USA you can also book your affordable hire car at discounted rates at New York Airport, Los Angeles and a huge range of alternative destinations. If planning to arrive into the UK via London Heathrow Airport, check your car rental confirmation email for instructions on where to find the car rental desk. Heathrow is a big airport so the car hire collection zone could be in the terminal, in a nearby car park or a free shuttle bus journey away from the airport terminal. Heathrow has a a wide range of UK domestic flights, these can be an alternative to using public transport. You can jump on a short flight direct from Heathrow to Manchester or fly into Glasgow Airport and collect your rental car on arrival.
5 miles further away than London Heathrow airport is London Gatwick airport. Gatwick Airport is located in Crawley in the region of West Sussex and is , servicing more than 45 million passengers per year. If you're planning to arrive in England via Gatwick Airport you're able to pick up your hire car when you land before driving over to London. All of the main car hire brands at Gatwick are in the South terminal building. You'll find that some car rental providers may require that you take a quick shuttle bus ride to pick up the car. Always check your car hire booking confirmation email which always contains instructions of where you can locate the car hire desk for your booking. If you're exiting the UK via Gatwick , the airport has 100s of routes available. The good news is that we compare affordable rental car deals at all of the locations accessible from Gatwick . If you plan to get some sunshine following your time in the UK, you have the option to hop on a cheap flight to Milan and pick up a rental car when you land. If you're next flight is taking you across the atlantic, Gatwick Airport also offers flights to Orlando Airport, where you can collect a cheap SUV rental at the airport .
A possible fourth alternative is London Stansted airport which is approximately 27 miles from central London. Located in the Region of the UK known as Essex, London Stansted Airport is around 40 miles away from Central London. If you're landing via Stansted Airport you have the option to collect a hire car at the airport and then drive to London. Many of the car rental options we compare at Stansted Airport will allow you to collect the car at the airport terminal and drop it off London. We always includes one way fees for this kind of hire in the price. If you're planning to leave the UK via London Stansted you'll find lots of flights to all of European holiday destinations with car rental available to collect on arrival, including Lisbon and Faro Airport in Portugal, Malaga Airport and Alicante Airport in Spain and Milan Airport, Rome and Sicily Airports in Italy.
With so much packed into a relatively small area it's a good job there's so many railway stations like King's Cross St. Pancras, and Waterloo. All of these stations are close to big cities and places to be.
The South East is supported by several of the UK's main airports, including the UK's biggest 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 car hire at Stansted Airport and Gatwick Airport.
Why not take a trip to Barking and spend an afternoon wandering around its famous streets and sidewalks or spend a weekend at Lydd with your significant other or your family. Trendy places like Oxford are full of buzz thanks to their lively student populations, pubs and restaurants. As well as great cities there are lovely places like the Dorset Coastline. From Sussex and Kent all the way through to Berkshire and Oxfordshire- there is so much choice!
When people think of the South East area their initial thought might be London but there is so much more to this part of the world than just the capital. Cities like Canterbury, Greenwich and Hatfield are just waiting to be seen by yourself and your loved ones in your cheap hire car from Stress Free Car Rental.
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 exists because of our personal frustration with the process of hiring a vehicle.
Brands we list on the website include the main vehicle hire providers like Hertz and Enterprise there are some companies we know will not give you the experience or price that you deserve - so we don't list these on our website.
We don't like to be be beaten on price. Our price match guarantee means if you find the same hire vehicle at a lower cost, we'll match it.
Would you like to hire a People Carrier in London with no credit card? We include all the options allowing you to pick up your People Carrier hire with a a debit card . Use the filter section on the search page to find them.
Our website only compares vehicles that come with a fair full to full fuel policy. You'll collect the vehicle in London with a full fuel tank and return it 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 with a full tank. Look out for full to empty fuel policies you might compare at a cheaper price on other websites, full to empty usually comes with some expensive additional fees for refuelling, so always check the terms and conditions for full to empty rentals.
Need an additional driver? keep an eye out for special offers on the website for People Carrier hire with free extra drivers included. These can save you a small fortune compared with paying for additional drivers when you collect the vehicle.
If you're trying to find a People Carrier rental in London with no excess and no deposit, check out our premium cover options. Premium Cover reduces the security deposit and excess on your rental (sometimes to zero).
Still confused? Get in touch with our car hire advisors and we'll have your rental sorted in minutes.
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.