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Car rental companies in Basildon

Below are the car rental companies in Basildon with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.

  • FireFly Car Rental

    8.5 (3861)
    No rates available
  • Enterprise

    8.4 (1983)
    No rates available
  • Alamo

    8.6 (8848)
    No rates available
  • Dollar Rent a Car

    8.1 (4456)
    No rates available
  • Hertz

    8 (6996)
    No rates available

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Location information for Basildon


Basildon is situated in the Essex county of England and is only about 26 miles from London and 11 miles from Chelmsford. As such, tourists who are visiting London also usually drop by Basildon where they get to enjoy it's many shops, as well as take in the beautiful sights. Head south east of Basildon to Southend-on-sea (see image above) and enjoy the coastal scenery and walk along the pier.

Transportation & Car Hire

If you have Basildon in your itinerary, then it is advisable that you book cheap car hire in Basildon with and let us compare quotes from over forty leading providers to find you the cheapest price possible. Be prepared, don't leave booking car rental in Basildon to the last minute as you will find yourself wondering around the town in search of car hire depots and the prices are more expensive.

Basildon car hire supplier depots are Avis, Europcar, National, Thrifty and many local car hire suppliers. Book with us and you'll be eligible to our optional extras, such as child booster seats and insurance.

Things To Do

When you get there, you should take the time to visit one of the things Basildon is known for, and that is the high-street stores that can be found in its town center. Shopping can be a bit tiring, but fortunately there are cafes as well as shops there that offer full meals or snacks. If you want a one-stop shop, then go to Eastgate Shopping Centre which has over a hundred retailers, so you are assured to see quality items here like clothes and souvenirs. You should visit Westgate Shopping Park for more choices. And if you are into fruits and veggies, then head towards the pavement market.

Basildon Attractions Northlands Park Lake Meadows Mopsies Park Southend Pier Tropical Wings Zoo Hadleigh Country Park Dickens World Hotels Holiday Inn Hotel Premier Inn Travelodge Railway Hotel

Practical information

  • Currency
    British pound
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    48 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    96 km/h
  • Language
  • Popular car category

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by at this location?
  • FireFly Car Rental
  • Enterprise
  • Alamo
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Hertz