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Of Nova customers recommend us to a friend.
22%
The average saving we estimate each person made by booking with us.

Home > United Kingdom

Currency:GB Pound
Population:63.2 million
Density:255.6/km2
Language:English
Country Code:44
Emergency Services:999/112
Drives On:Left
Time Zones:UTC +0

Car Hire United Kingdom

Use car rental to make the most of your stay in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, a constitutional monarchy made up of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. With four countries rolled into one, the U.K. has something for everyone, whether you're into castles and cathedrals, traditional pubs, picturesque countryside, or ancient history.

Why Should I Book Car Hire in the United Kingdom with Nova?

You could waste hours looking for cheap, convenient car hire in the United Kingdom - or you could use Nova Car Hire. Enter your choice of dates and location, and we will deliver a competitive quote in an instant. Offering access to hundreds of the world's leading car rental suppliers and the buying power of 1.5 million customers, we can negotiate discounted rates that other car hire brokers cannot match.

Car Hire Requirements in the United Kingdom

When collecting your hire car in the U.K., make sure to have your full driving licence and booking confirmation voucher with you. The main driver must pay the balance (rate less deposit) using their own credit card. Keep your licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration documents in the rental car at all times.

Airports in the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is well-served by airports, with some of the busiest hubs in Europe including Heathrow, Gatwick, and Stansted in London; Edinburgh in Scotland; Belfast International in Northern Ireland; and Cardiff in Wales.

U.K. Driving Rules & Regulations

After you collect your rental car in the United Kingdom, remember to drive on the left and always wear your seatbelt, whether driving or a passenger. Keep your driving licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle documentation in the car. Abide by speed limits, which range from 30mph to 70mph. Do not use a mobile phone while driving, and never drink and drive. You can find a more complete guide to driving in the U.K. on our blog.

I Have More Questions, Whom Do I Ask?

Do not hesitate to contact us by phone, email, or post with any queries, or if you would prefer one of our car rental agents to book a rental car for you.