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Car hire Plymouth

Ecarz.co.uk Plymouth is an independent car hire comparison site. Our system compares prices from well-known car hire companies. As a customer, you can always book your hire car through us at a competitive rate.

Car rental companies in Plymouth

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

  • Enterprise

    9 (1606)
  • Avis

    8.6 (4864)
  • Alamo

    8.5 (7456)
  • FireFly Car Rental

    8.5 (3274)
  • Hertz

    8.2 (5686)
  • Budget

    8.1 (8462)
  • Europcar

    8.1 (6691)
  • Keddy By Europcar

    7.9 (2783)
  • Dollar Rent a Car

    7.8 (3609)
  • Your Rent

    7.7 (49)

Location information for Plymouth

Plymouth is dubbed as “The Waterfront City” due to its location that boasts picturesque sea views. The city prides itself with a modern and lively centre along with an interesting history that involves renowned seafarers like Darwin, the Pilgrim Fathers, Drake, and Cook. Plymouth City Airport is the main gateway to what the city has to offer with flights coming from destinations like the London Gatwick and other cities of the UK. Cheap car hire in Plymouth makes it easier for visitors to familiarise themselves with the city.

Plymouth is known for the Plymouth Hoe that stands along the charming waterfront where Drake played the renowned game of bowls. The Smeaton's Tower Lighthouse is also not to be missed for its spectacular views of the Plymouth Sound while getting familiar with the city's landscape.

Art and history lovers can appreciate their time spent at the Plymouth Museum and Art Gallery. The Buckland Abbey also tells a story about Plymouth's history since it once served as the home of Drake and it still houses furnishings and artifacts from his time. Viewing the Barbican Glass Works should also be an option since it is the only major building of Plymouth that survived the bombings during World War II.

Plymouth is easily navigable by foot with pedestrian-friendly streets lined with outdoor cafes, water features, and gardens. The heart of the city makes a good place to shop, explore, and eat. Barbican's narrow streets offer an array of unique shops along with galleries displaying the works of local artists. For entertainment, visitors of Plymouth can catch live street performances, operas, theatre, rock concerts, and comedy shows, while leisure is complemented by the Plymouth Pavillions that have sports facilities and an ice rink.

Availing cheap car hire in Plymouth gives travellers the privilege to drive to Cornwall and Devon. Budget car rental also allows visitors to drop by at the 18th century Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park that boasts vast acres of Cornish Gardens. Hiking opportunities at Dartmoor National Park are also offered.

Practical information

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

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 Ecarz.co.uk 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?

This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.

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 Ecarz.co.uk at this location?
  • Enterprise
  • Avis
  • Alamo
  • FireFly Car Rental
  • Hertz
  • Budget
  • Europcar
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Your Rent
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