Car hire in Heathrow Airport is a logical option for anyone arriving in the busiest airport in the EU. Collect a rental car prebooked through Nova Car Hire and escape via the excellent road network for your U.K. destination of choice.
London Heathrow Airport is a very busy airport serving flights operated by a whole host of international airlines including Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, bmi, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Quantas, and United Airlines. For further information, go directly to the London Heathrow Airport website.
Guide to London Heathrow Airport
The main arrival point for visitors to the United Kingdom, London Heathrow receives around 65 million passengers annually and accommodates more then 90 airline companies. The airportâ€™s four terminal buildings cater for these multitudes of passengers with a wide range of food and beverages, shopping, banking, public telephones, Internet access and accommodation.
Foreign exchange services and ATM cash machines are available in all four terminals of London Heathrow Airport both before and after the security check points. Food and drink outlets are too numerous to mention but are plentiful in both the Main Terminal and Boarding Areas of London Heathrow Airport
Shops in each terminal building include a range of duty free shops (international flights only) and a dizzying range of gift shops. Wireless Internet access is available throughout London Heathrow Airport, and Internet cafes are located in each of the four terminal buildings, both before and after security checks.
A full-service post office is located in Terminal 2, with post boxes situated in Terminals 1, 3, and 4. Coin and card-operated pay phones are located throughout London Heathrow, with phone cards available from vending machines throughout the airport on a 24-hour basis.
Car hire collection at London Heathrow Airport
Once you've booked your car hire you'll receive a booking voucher by e-mail. This contains important information on the car hire company that you're booked with, including opening times of your car hire desk. Once you've arrived at London Heathrow Airport, proceed to the arrivals hall, and present your booking voucher at the car rental desk.
If your drop off point is not London Heathrow Airport, details of your new return location will also be printed on your voucher.
Getting to your destination from London Heathrow Airport
Located 15 miles west of central London, Heathrow Airport is easily accessible from the M4 and M25 motorways. Once youâ€™ve picked up your Nova hire car at Heathrow Airport, it will take you around an hour to get to central London. If you are leaving terminals 1, 2 or 3, follow exit signs to the access/exit tunnel and continue to the M4 motorway, which will ultimately bring you into London.
Terminal 4 adjoins the main A30 road, whereas Terminal 5 is close to A3044, with both featuring signposts for the M4 and M25 orbital. Again, follow signs to the M4 until you reach London.
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