Car rental at London Heathrow Airport

Car rental at London Heathrow Airport

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London, United Kingdom - Heathrow
8 Dec — 15 Dec
Same drop-off
London, United Kingdom - Heathrow
Thu 08.12
Noon
Thu 15.12
Noon
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Cheap car rentals in London Heathrow Airport

Economy₪44/day
Compact₪47/day
Intermediate₪60/day
Standard₪72/day
Mini₪43/day
Premium₪214/day
Luxury₪224/day
Compact station wagon₪60/day
Compact SUV₪64/day
Intermediate SUV₪69/day
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London Heathrow Airport car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.1

Value for money

6.9

2 locations in London Heathrow Airport

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Hilton Hotel Terminal 4

+44 843 309 3009

Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday06:00 - 22:00
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
Saturday06:00 - 22:00
Sunday06:00 - 22:00
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Northern Perimeter Rd (west)

+44 843 309 3009

Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
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10.0 Excellent

Jan 2022

KAYAK
Good customer service

6.0 Good

Jan 2022

KAYAK
The new car didn't have ANY USB chargers... only USB-C. That was bloody annoying for a new rental car. That ridiculous system for checking how many points you have on your licence is also both unique and antiquated. I know it's not a Hertz specific problem... but FFS!!! The staff member did help in the end and offer an alternative. The car was great and at a good price.

4.0 Okay

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

We rented the car for 9hrs, put 230 miles on it and it cost us over $400 for a Vauxhall Corsa. VERY expensive.

10.0 Excellent

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

I still have my car rental. Not sure why I am receiving this email now.

10.0 Excellent

Apr 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

It was a bit slow but not a problem.

Cons:

I don't remember what car I got but, it wasn't what we asked for. It was another "similar" car that they always give a renter.

7.6 Good

Apr 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

New car. Lots of features.

Cons:

No one around to explain features of the car. Had to return the car two weeks early due to covid 19. Did not get a partial refund for those two weeks. Was contacted by P.R. person when I gave them a poor review who seemed like he might give me a partial refund but I believe they are now in bankruptcy proceedings so doubt I will see it.

1 out of 20

Easirent

Best rated

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

5.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.4

Value for money

5.1

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C/O Sheraton Skyline Hotel, Bath Road, Hayes

+44 203 130 0448

Monday05:00 - 23:59
Tuesday05:00 - 23:59
Wednesday05:00 - 23:59
Thursday05:00 - 23:59
Friday05:00 - 23:59
Saturday05:00 - 23:59
Sunday05:00 - 23:59
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2.0 Mediocre

Nov 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing! Stay away and help put disreputable businesses out of business!

Cons:

Bait and switch. Got a price that looked great, but when I got there not only did they have an inferior car to the one I booked, that they tried to pass off, but the price they charged was over 40% higher than when I booked online. (Looking at the other reviews, I'm not the only one in this position) I walked out after confirming that they wouldn't charge me anything, and they charged me over 90 dollars (in dispute with credit card). I then went to a big name brand like I should have in the first place.

4.0 Okay

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The Pickup was the worst pickup scenario I've ever seen. There's a kiosk to 'skip the line' that you can use, but you need to get in the line after anyway. We had to deposit about $1200. The pickup process took about 2 hours. The car we received wasn't the class we requested, nor clean.

Cons:

Clearer indication of where to go when arriving. More staff. Working Kiosks. A real waiting area. Quicker service. Most importantly advance information on required deposits (I would never have rented from here had I known it was a $1200 USD deposit required).

2.0 Mediocre

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The young teenager working there was probably the only person that was courteous and understanding there.

Cons:

Booked car for 11am. Didn't get car until 1:45pm. Car was wall banged up and cut on tire. They said it's all good. Protested to get another car as I didn't feel safe. Returned car at 11:45amnext day to be scold by clerk who said needed to be returned by 11 and others waited for 3h for it. Scammers!

2.4 Mediocre

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

I can't think of anything.

Cons:

A clean car, not waiting for an hour to, a car that had been serviced and didn't breakdown on the M4, better customer service, clearer information on using a travel credit card for accident coverage.

2.4 Mediocre

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Terrible experience. They wanted to give us a much smaller car than we reserved and we did not fit. They wanted to charge us more than double for a bigger car. They were so rude and did not care. We had 2 small children and a disabled person with us. Money wasted. Day ruined.

Cons:

Everything

2.0 Mediocre

Jun 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Although I had checked in online in advance, all customers had to wait in the line to set up the car hire insurance. It took 45 minutes to get through the line, and the booked automatic car never came after 2 hours. The man checking customers in kept making rude comments about them.

1 out of 36

Enterprise

8.1

Excellent

45 reviews

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

9.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.4

Value for money

8.1

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Northern Perimeter Road

+44 20 8897 2100

Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday06:00 - 22:00
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
Saturday06:00 - 22:00
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10.0 Excellent

Dec 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Quick service, very friendly staff

Cons:

Everything is been perfect:)))

7.6 Good

Oct 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was very friendly and efficient both at pickup and drop off.

Cons:

When we picked up the car the staff person assisting us did the processing outside at the car. This would be OK in nice weather but it was raining when we picked up. Suggest that the procedure be done as much undercover as possible when weather is bad.

10.0 Excellent

Jun 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up was easy. Customer service was impeccable. Value for money was excellent. And the drop off was simple and quick. Will DEFINITELY use Enterprise again whenever we travel overseas.

6.0 Good

Jul 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly greetings at pick up and drop Off

Cons:

Gross goo on drivers seat wasn't cleaned before I rented- was in a hurry so took it- rented for longer time since family member end of life- badgered day after re rent to return car-

10.0 Excellent

Jun 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

It's so easy to rent at Heathrow Enterprise- the bus picks me up on street level and drives me and my bags to the enterprise rental agency- less than a 4 minute drive AND the drivers are always personable.

8.0 Excellent

Aug 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

staff were helpful about getting us a bigger car that met our needs for not too much more than original price

Cons:

description of car size we reserved didn't match what we were offered on arrival

1 out of 9

Sixt

7.9

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.5

Value for money

7.2

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Sofitel London Heathrow T5

+44 20 7018 8246

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
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10.0 Excellent

Oct 2022

KAYAK
After sales service also good. Will go for sixt next visit.

10.0 Excellent

Oct 2022

KAYAK
I was delivered car as per my selection only. car was well maintained and almost new. only problem was it was not completely clean from inside. car seats and mats were full of pet's hair. except that everything was very well.

10.0 Excellent

Sep 2022

KAYAK
We had to wait 20 minutes for collection but we were a little early and they didn’t open until 7am. Overall collection was straight forward, nice new cars with very little damage. Handing the car back was a simple and straight forward process. Will use again in future.

2.0 Mediocre

Sep 2022

KAYAK
Pick-up is in a hotel. Shuttle bus takes you two floors down. Then you have to take an elevator up (with all luggage). Long wait (45 minutes). Elevator down to collect the car. Everything together roughly 90 minutes.

10.0 Excellent

Jul 2022

KAYAK
A very nice car, large enough for 5 passengers and 4 cases, good sat navigation. Busy at pick up but friendly service.

10.0 Excellent

Jul 2022

KAYAK
Super convenient, minimal lines, good customer service, free upgrade. Price higher than other agencies, but had to book last minute so that may have been why.

1 out of 9

Budget

6.0

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

6.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.7

Value for money

5.2

2 locations in London Heathrow Airport

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Central Heathrow Location

+44 344 544 4600

Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
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Heathrow Apt T5 Bus Stop 25

+44 344 544 6000

Monday04:45 - 23:59
Tuesday04:45 - 23:59
Wednesday04:45 - 23:59
Thursday04:45 - 23:59
Friday04:45 - 23:59
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9.2 Excellent

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff were great, the car was great.

Cons:

We arrived in terminal 2 and there are only shuttles from terminal 3. With a toddler and all the bags and car seats that entails it was a long walk .

2.0 Mediocre

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Budget changed the reservation from a Premium vehicle to a compact car , with an increase in price without notifying me. When I logged onto the Budget website the reservation had been changed. I was told the rate was no longer available!!! I will not use Budget again!!!!!!!

Cons:

Why was my original reservation changed? They did not want to honor the original ruling entail rate!

2.0 Mediocre

Jun 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

They advertised a car they don't even have on their fleet. So we wasted an hour before finding this out and had to go somewhere else

6.0 Good

Mar 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Was falsely over charged because they did not have that car

6.8 Good

Sep 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

1. heck of a long line to get the car; why does it take such a long time to rent a car when it's pre-ordered and it's just some basic paperwork. 2. I'm still waiting for a bill; haven't even received one by email. Their system was down when I returned the car and yet I've been charged more than was quoted with no explanation at the time of return.

4.0 Okay

Jun 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff

Cons:

They charged me $160 for a minor chip on the windshield and refused to send me a copy of the completed repair. Since I was paying for it thought I should receive a copy. Won’t be renting for these again

1 out of 10

GREEN MOTION

5.7

Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.1

Value for money

5.8

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Holiday Inn M4J4, 239 Sipson Road

+44 208 122 9265

Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday06:00 - 22:00
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
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6.0 Good

Mar 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Couldn't tell you, had to cancel our trip due to the coronavirus. I did get a refund nice and easily that was convenient.

2.0 Mediocre

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

They are a corrupt business that rip off customers, just see news articles online (e.g false damage claims, not honoring rates). Because they appear on Kayak they also damage Kayak’s brand too).

2.8 Mediocre

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

They say free shuttle but you have have to pay for tickets both ways and email them receipt when you get home to get reimbursed( as far as I’m concerned that’s not free). Car exterior was very dirty on pickup and they require you to go out alone and look for additional damage on a dirty car to see if you can find something they missed. Standard legally required insurance was not included in price of car through booking site( or that’s what they said when I got there). Overall it felt like a dirty slimy operation that is designed to rip people off every chance they get. Every body re ting there was angry and seemed to feel the same way. Staff was for most part indifferent to the negativity by the customers and you can tell they just deal with it all day due to the companies for policies. Definitely worth layyng a little extra to go with a sta and brand such as enterprise or Alamo etc....

6.8 Good

Oct 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

We were surprised at the extra costs at the point of sale from when we did the online booking. The staff were very helpful in giving us options and a better deal though.

Cons:

They need to advertise the extra costs beyond what is quoted online. There were two other customers just while we were there very angry with the rise in quote.

4.0 Okay

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

They were grilling me for a small scratch on the car. Luckily I had a picture showing the scratch existed before I picked the car. Lot of hidden charges almost double the amount.

2.8 Mediocre

Apr 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing at all

Cons:

Rude staff Hidden extras Ridiculous deposits required unless you paid more hidden extra fees. If it seems too cheap to be true, it probably is. Dirty car Not given the car class that was booked Queues queues queues Requirement for so many forms of ID Make sure you read ALL the T’s & C’s.

1 out of 14

Ace

3.5

Mediocre

34 reviews

Cleanliness

4.5

Comfort

4.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

3.0

Value for money

3.4

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Holiday Inn M4J4

+44 20 8619 7000

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
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2.8 Mediocre

Mar 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Very confusing process. Ended up paying triple of what I thought I was going to. I would suggest a more reputable brand. Might cost more on paper but not worth the headache of this rental experience.

Cons:

Shuttle to the car park. Clear terms and conditions.

3.6 Mediocre

Feb 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

The car I requested was not available, the insurance I prepaid I was told was not god enough. I had to pay an extra 350GBP on pick up

6.8 Good

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Clean new car.

Cons:

More information about the true costs incurred with the rental (e.g. insurance, milage).

2.0 Mediocre

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Bad customer service

Cons:

Better communication

2.0 Mediocre

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The drop off was fast.

Cons:

I had a reservation for a car which the sales staff completely ignored to start a new transaction. They proceeded to ignore pricing to push their insurance plan, and basically wouldn't let you leave until you had purchased it. I literally told them what I thought they were doing was a scam.

3.6 Mediocre

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Terrible pickup and dropoff. Hidden fees

1 out of 11

Alamo

10.0

Excellent

2 reviews

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

7.9

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Enterprise Rent A Car

+44 20 8897 2100

Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday06:00 - 22:00
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
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10.0 Excellent

Jul 2022

KAYAK
Very personal service and friendly efficient staff. The shuttle to T5 is literally 5 minutes making pick up and return very easy. Would recommend! Oh, and the car was brand new, economical on fuel yet great fun to drive - Nissan Juke.

1 out of 1

SURPRICE CAR RENTAL

10.0

Excellent

1 review

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

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Unit 6 Sovereign Ct 633 Sipson Road

+44 330 094 9033

Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
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Friday06:00 - 22:00
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10.0 Excellent

Sep 2022

KAYAK
All great.

1 out of 1

Avis

6.5

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.1

Value for money

6.6

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Central Heathrow Loc

+44 344 544 6000

Monday00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
Thursday00:00 - 23:59
Friday00:00 - 23:59
Saturday00:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 23:59
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Heathrow Apt T5 Bus Stop 25

+44 344 544 6000

Monday04:45 - 23:59
Tuesday04:45 - 23:59
Wednesday04:45 - 23:59
Thursday04:45 - 23:59
Friday04:45 - 23:59
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2.8 Mediocre

Dec 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

I will never use Avis again - ever. In Jan 2019 I booked a car for pick up at LHR Dec 16, making the mistake that my flight out of SFO was actually getting into LHR Dec 17. Had I picked up the car Dec 16, I would have been paying $460 for my rental period. With zero flexibility they wanted me to now pay £2000 for the same rental package (1 day less in fact). After a long haul flight with 4 biggish bags - which the Avis shuttle driver gave no help with - I had to go back to T2 and get a car from National for £600. Same size as my original Avis booking, help with baggage into and off of bus and even into my car! Enterprise rocks. Avis sucks big time.

2.0 Mediocre

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

I made the mistake of not bringing my passport to the rental counter. Although not explicitly stated anywhere in the terms and conditions, a passport for foreign tourists is required to rent a car from Avis Heathrow. A driver's license is not sufficient documentation.

9.2 Excellent

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up/drop off at T5 was awesome - not little bus. Very convenient

Cons:

CheckIn process is long winded. Don’t know why the Avis rep (who was very helpful) has to go through so many steps to release the car?

4.8 Okay

Mar 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff seemed nice, but didn't inform you of extra things (like paying extra for wifi or navigation which are standard in all cars now). Also signage to get to location is HORRIBLE in the airport + no employees of the airport really know how to tell you to get there.

9.6 Excellent

Mar 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

I booked online and the auto booking had me pick up at T5 as it was my flight out. But I landed at T3 and didn’t realize. T3 Avis staff excellent sorting it out.

Cons:

Is it me or is there a clear deliberate check in pick up and drop off location? Small point.

2.0 Mediocre

Oct 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was clean inside.

Cons:

Night time flight tried to reduce the hassle of insurance early in the a.m. Made reservation on line with car rentals .com for a Hyundai -I 30 at he same time I purchased the collision damage coverage. This was through Allianz insurance. At check in at Avis they would not accept this insurance, they allowed me to call Allianz in the US their rep was helpful and was sorry the insurance was not accepted, a refund was offered and accepted. Bottom line I wound up paying about $ 100 more for this rental. And the car supplied was smaller than the model I requested.

1 out of 3

Europcar

6.5

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

5.3

2 locations in London Heathrow Airport

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Northern Perimeter Road West

+44 371 384 3410

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7.6 Good

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff friendly; car was new and clean.

Cons:

Check in process very slow, more staff needed.

6.4 Good

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The lady who served me when I picked up my car was incredibly helpful, understanding and patient. She made the whole experience amazing

5.6 Okay

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Nice car but you can get that at any rental shop.

Cons:

Took about an hour to check in and there were only two people in line in front of me and I was there during weekday business hours. Despite listing that they offer baby carseats, no one from that department was there so they couldn’t offer us one. Manager ignored us as he was too busy.

1 out of 1

Dollar

6.2

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.0

Value for money

4.6

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Sheraton Heathrow Hotel

+44 20 8897 6261

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:30 - 17:30
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5.2 Okay

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

easy pickup.

Cons:

extremely long wait for shuttle. charged over GBP 300 for a tiny scuff which they insisted as a "deep scratch".

6.8 Good

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Take too long for serving customers at check in and check out. The airport pick up point information is not accurate. All customers were getting irritated with waiting time. I think its not staff issue, but seems like company policy might be too strict on staff on any mistakes. Will avoid in future

6.0 Good

Nov 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was good, price just OK

Cons:

I had to take a larger car that I ordered. Waiting to get the car was longer than it should have been.

1 out of 1

Routes Car & Truck Rentals

2.0

Mediocre

6 reviews

Cleanliness

3.0

Comfort

3.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.0

Value for money

2.0

2 locations in London Heathrow Airport

Locations in London Heathrow Airport

450 Regus, Bath Rd

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Unit 6, Jetsave LTD, Sovereign Court, 633 Sipson Rd

+44 7367 584241

Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
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2.0 Mediocre

Nov 2022

KAYAK
Hidden fees of over £145 on a £40 car rental (350%)!! The car was not cleaned, with multiple stains inside the vehicle, and even had chocolate smeared all over the passenger seat. Had to spend the first 15 minutes cleaning in their parking lot to just make it usable…

2.0 Mediocre

Nov 2022

KAYAK
I arrived at Routes car rental and they refused to give me my car unless I paid £140 for basic insurance (which I showed them was already included in my purchase from Kayak). I had the feeling that they try this scam every time, all customers were ushered in one by one separately into the office so you could not hear what was being discussed but nobody received a car. The office was just a hotel room with a sign on the wall and did not look like a functioning rental car company. Do not touch Routes it is a scam company!! I left and rebooked with somebody else for £60 and will be asking for a refund from Kayak.

2.0 Mediocre

Aug 2022

KAYAK
The company didn't provide the car we booked and pretended they did.

2.0 Mediocre

Jul 2022

KAYAK
Will never rent this way again. Instructions on receipt and confirming email had conflicting addresses and the wrong phone number. No signage at airport for where to find the agency, and without a working phone number, couldn’t find it. Heathrow’s information desk had never heard of it and told us to just take the car rental shuttles, but the drivers (fortunately) told us that wasn’t going to work. After 45 minutes of searching at the airport, gave up and hired a cab to take us to the two addresses we had. Fortunately, we picked the right one first (450 Bath). The cab ride ate up most of the difference in price between Routes and a name brand, on-airport rental agency. (The customers arriving after us also took a cab to get there.) There wasn’t even signage at the (correct) office park Then we waited a half hour for service as the one employee handling three different rental labels (at two different desks) was with other frustrated customers. Once finally with the agent (who was very nice, but didn’t go out of his way to apologize for the fiasco), it took another 30 minutes to rent the car. That included an improper mileage limit that required our rental confirmation receipt to correct. Unlike most of the major services, there is no insurance at all included, which the driver is required to have in the UK (and your US-based insurer probably doesn’t cover you—our very good insurance does not), so we needed to buy insurance—now our bill was substantially higher than if we had just used a name-brand, on-airport service. Also, we had specifically paid an extra $5 for a Ford rather than a Kia, so what did we get? A Kia. By the time that came up, we were so far behind our schedule that there was just no point in even mentioning it. In summary: inconvenient in the extreme (more than two hours from the time we arrived at the airport to the time we left), difficult to find, and ended up costing more than a name brand. What bliss. In short, we won’t make this mistake again. On the bright side, the car was clean, relatively new, and it drove well.

2.0 Mediocre

May 2022

KAYAK
I was unable to contact the rental company on my arrival to Heathrow. All phone numbers provided to me were not answered. I had to cancel reservation and book a new rental at the airport. Worst car rental experience ever

2.0 Mediocre

Apr 2022

KAYAK
They never answered the 15+ calls we made for the shuttle to come get us from the airport. We had to cancel it, then pay money for an Uber and couldn’t rent a car the whole time we were there. It was a joke.

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One location in London Heathrow Airport

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London Heathrow Off Ap

+44 20 8897 6261

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
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Sunday08:30 - 17:30

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5.2 Okay

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

Pickup/drop off process too slow.

5.6 Okay

Sep 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Car good, service good

Cons:

Back to waiting 1 1/4 hour outside in the cold waiting for pickup

2.8 Mediocre

Aug 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

I booked a car online for 13 pounds a day for 10 days. On arrival I was told I would have to pay an additional 13.25 per day basic insurance. As it was nearly midnight I told them I would take the car for 1 day. When I returned the car I heard them doing the same con on another customer. I rented a better car for less at Europecar just down the road.

2.0 Mediocre

Aug 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

I will never use Thrifty again, absolutely the worst customer service I have ever experienced.

Sunnycars

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3 locations in London Heathrow Airport

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Bath Road

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Northern Perimeter Road West

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Northern Perimeter Road

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Firefly

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2 locations in London Heathrow Airport

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Heathrow Airport, Northern Perimeter Road

+44 843 309 3009

Monday00:00 - 23:59
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Wednesday00:00 - 23:59
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Hilton Hotel Terminal 4

+44 843 309 3009

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City Car & Truck Rentals

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London Heathrow Airport

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DRIVALIA

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Northern Perimeter Road West Hounslow, Middlesex

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FLIZZR

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Northern Perimeter Road West Hounslow, Middlesex

+44 844 248 6604

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Genie Rentals

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One location in London Heathrow Airport

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London Heathrow Airport

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Goldcar Rental SP

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One location in London Heathrow Airport

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79 New Road

+44 203 898 0140

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday08:00 - 20:00
Sunday09:00 - 21:00

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keddy by Europcar

10.0

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10.0

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10.0

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10.0

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10.0

One location in London Heathrow Airport

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London Heathrow Airport

+44 371 384 3410

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Move Mee

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Holiday Inn M4J4, Sipson Road

+44 20 8619 7000

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National

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Enterprise Rent A Car

+44 20 8897 2100

Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday06:00 - 22:00
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
Saturday06:00 - 22:00
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PEUGEOT

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London H'row - Left Hand Drive

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Practical Car & Van Rental

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Northern Perimeter Road West Hounslow, Middlesex

+44 208 759 6974

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Renault rent a car

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One location in London Heathrow Airport

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London Heathrow Airport

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Rhodium

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One location in London Heathrow Airport

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Northern Perimeter Road West Hounslow, Middlesex

+44 208 759 0185

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Virtuo

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Sipson Road, Heathrow Airport, West Drayton

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YourRent

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London Heathrow Airport

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464 travelers who rented a car in London Heathrow Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.1

Car rental locations at London Heathrow Airport

Good to know

Most popular agency

INTERRENT

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

₪128/day

Good deal

₪104/day

Top tips for renting a car at London Heathrow Airport

  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) serves much of the UK, which means whether you’re visiting the south of England or wanting to journey further north to the Lake District and beyond, Heathrow is likely to be your flight’s destination. That’s why car hire at London Heathrow Airport is so convenient. Located outside central London and along the UK’s network of motorways, hiring a car lets you get on your way as quickly as possible.
  • When hiring a car and looking to get onto the rest of your journey, it’s important to note that the M25, which sits alongside London Heathrow, circulates London. When navigating the M25 near Heathrow, in general you will find that main roads that contain the number 1, M1 and A1 for example, are most likely heading north or northeast, main roads beginning with the number 2 will most likely be heading southeast. Similarly, roads with the number 3 will most likely be heading southwest, and roads with number 4 will most likely be heading west or northwest.
  • Being one of the busiest airports in Europe, Heathrow is always active with passengers flying in and out. When returning your car hire at London Heathrow Airport, try and return it in the early afternoon if possible as that is when there is more likely to be a lull in foot traffic to and from the car rental desks. Rush hour at the airport tends to be mid to late morning and again late afternoon to early evening.
  • After you hire your car and pack in all your luggage, you’ll want to find your way out of the airport as smoothly as possible. There are four perimeter roads, north, south, east, and west, that circle the airport and all other roads in and around the airport begin with either a N, S, E, or W to help you navigate your way out and on to your destination.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars at London Heathrow Airport for ₪119 or less
  • Book your rental car at London Heathrow Airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

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