Ok you have got off your flight at London Gatwick
Airport, made it through passport control and baggage
reclaim. Its time to collect your rental car. With the
Car Rental Center Gatwick it could not be easier. When
you make your booking, we confirm this for you on
screen, with full collection details displayed, so there
are no problems finding your rental car supplier.
We only use the top car rental companies, that have a proven record. You can choose form the various car rental deal from Gatwick, many of our deals include a free extra driver, just look out for the red square showing the words “Free Extra Driver”
Car types from Gatwick are broken down into groups, Mini, Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard and Full size. If your heading from the USA it is worth noting that cars in Europe are much smaller than yours at home, but there is a trade-off. The roads in Europe are much smaller than yours in the US, so go for a car which will suit your budget and requirements regarding size.
Unlike in the USA most cars in the UK are manual “Stick Shift” again you can select automatic cars but they are often much more expensive. So, look at this whole rental car deal as an adventure and a chance to try something new, manual cars are easy once you get used to it, so give them a try and save some money.
When collecting your car at Gatwick Airport you will need to have your driving licence, passport and your rental confirmation number to hand. The agent will complete a few details most will have been sent over by us to the rental company at Gatwick beforehand, saving you valuable time, sign the documents, look around the car, acquaint yourself with the controls, and hey presto your holiday has begun.
When booking a rental car from Gatwick it is again worth noting that rates are calculated in 24 hour periods. For example, if you collected your car at 1pm on a Monday and you had booked your car for one day you would need to return the car at 1pm on the Tuesday, if you returned it later lets say 3pm on the Tuesday you would be charged for two days. Your charged in 24 hour blocks. Our rental cars at Gatwick do allow a little grace time, but dont forget to factor I any issues like traffic, which may delay you.
When booking your rental car with us at Gatwick you will see a full breakdown of what is included in your rate. We only ever show cars that include all mandatory insurance, waivers and taxes. So, when you collect your rental car, you only pay the price you were quoted and not a penny more. Also take time to read over the rental contract to ensure your happy with the terms of the car rental supplier, we provide all this before booking so you should be fully aware of any deductible excesses.
Our no quibble guarantee is simple. When you book your car rental from Gatwick airport your able to make amendments and cancelations free of charge anytime, up to 2 hours before checkout. So if you need to cancel dont worry you will not be penalised.
It is worth noting that when collecting a car from Gatwick Airport the nearest motor way is the M23 which heads into London, or if you go the other way it heads towards Brighton. All cars are provided with a full tank of fuel, so there is no need to worry about looking for a petrol station. Just return the car full to avoid any charges.
Simple just take a look at this picture, if you see the red tile saying free extra driver it mean this supplier is giving you the choice to add the free extra driver when collecting your car.
Of course your additional driver must be eligible to rent the car, be over 25 years of age etc., and must be present to sign the rental agreement.