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Car hire Portsmouth

Ecarz.co.uk Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Below are the car rental companies in Portsmouth 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)
  • Budget

    8.1 (8462)
  • Europcar

    8 (6691)
  • Keddy By Europcar

    8 (2783)
  • Dollar Rent a Car

    7.8 (3609)

Location information for Portsmouth

For many centuries, Portsmouth has been an important naval port that is currently a busy channel port for passengers and cargo. The city boasts charming surroundings made up of its naval heritage and historical buildings that attract visitors to drop by and explore, with cheap car hire in Portsmouth offering convenience to travellers when doing that.

The city prides itself with historical castles, museums, forts, and ships that tell stories about Portsmouth's past. One of the most important attractions of the city is the Royal Dockyard that houses the HMS Victory of Nelson, the Victorian HMS Warrior, and the Mary Rose of Henry VIII.

More of Portsmouth's history is told by its museums like the Mary Rose Museum, the royal Marines Museum, and the D-Day museum. Visitors can also explore the cathedrals of Portsmouth, namely the Catholic St. John's in the heart of the city and the Anglican St. Thomas' in the older part of Portsmouth.

One of the best entertainment venues of Portsmouth is the Portsmouth Guildhall that offers theatre, dance, music, and comedy performances. The Southsea area of the city offers a scenic coastal views and vast stretches of sand that offers a suitable seaside promenade. The area is also popular for entertainment, pubs, bars, nightclubs, and restaurants. Gunqharf Quays offers a selection of fashion stores while electrical goods can be bought from the Ocean Retail Park.

Beyond the city are other interesting places to see that can easily be done by availing cheap car hire in Portsmouth. One of the places to visit upon obtaining car rental is Hampshire for historical buildings like the Winchester Cathedral.

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
    mini

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
  • Budget
  • Europcar
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • Dollar Rent a Car
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