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With car hire at Heathrow Airport, you're in charge. Take the easy route from the busiest airport in Europe, and choose Nova Car Hire. You can be assured of a quality vehicle that will bring you to your choice of destination at a time that suits you.

 About Nova Car Hire

Established in 1997, Nova Car Hire is a leading online car hire broker that has delivered cheap, reliable car hire to more than 1.5 million customers to date. With our network of some 500 reputable car hire providers, we are able to negotiate attractive volume discounts and bring them to our customers via a streamlined, straightforward quotation and booking system.

Book online or by phone for the smoothest route to great value car hire. We offer an excellent choice of vehicles, unrivalled availability, and exceptional service.


Car Hire at London Heathrow Airport

The world's third-busiest airport, London Heathrow Airport handles a higher volume of passengers than any other E.U. airport, serving flights operated by more than 90 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.


Car Hire Collection at London Heathrow Airport

As soon as you book your rental car with Nova Car Hire, you will receive a booking voucher via e-mail. It is vital that you print this and bring it with you. Refer to it for details of the opening hours of the car hire company that will be providing your rental car. On landing at London Heathrow Airport, go to the arrivals hall, where the car rental desks are located. The customer service representative will direct you to your hire car.

If you are returning your car to London Heathrow Airport, there are three petrol stations close to the airport for refuelling:

  • A Texaco station on the Bath Road (A4), opposite the main entrance.
  • A BP station at Hatton Cross, Great West Road (A30).
  • An Esso station on the Southern Perimeter Road.

Should your drop-off point be at an alternative location, details of the return location will be included 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 you'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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Rented a car in England and it was one of the better car hire experiences I have had to date. All of my emails to your customer team were answered quickly & the whole rental process went without a hitch.

Darcy Smith, Jul-2012

Thanks once more. I hired a car in Liverpool recently when I was on business. Getting to my location was quick and trouble free thanks to the efficiency of your people at pick up. The car was economical and at a great price. This is why I will be back

Nathan van der Meer, Jun-2012

This is our second rental from you guys. This time we received a VW Golf automatic for our vacation in England. The rate was great. Thank you for helping to make our vacation an enjoyable one.

Karl Langton, May-2012

I like your customer service and easy to follow booking process. This was my first time booking on your site and I will continue to book with you in future.

Walter Stapley, Feb-2012

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