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The United Kingdom has got some of the famous and world renowned sites in the world such as the Buckingham palace, national gallery of London, Big Ben and Windsor castle that excellent places to explore with family and friends. But public transportation system won’t help to cater this need and therefore a rented car based on the capacity of the family could be opted.

Thisrented car could be drove to the southern parts of Britain to visit the cliffs of Dover or spend time along the seaside resorts of Eastbourne. The northern parts of the country are also filled with great cities with their own culture and attractions. One best way to enjoy a vacation or holiday in Britain is getting to explore the cultures of English countryside with a car drive. The rolling green hills and the lake and rivers of the charming towns in London make the tour the best fit for the perfect holiday.

Car rental in the UK

There are few general tips for renting cars in the UK such as renting vehicles for elders. Most of the travel agencies have policies pertaining to the age group of the drivers. For people above 75 years of age vehicles are usually not given on rent for self-driving, however drivers could accompany them in their tours. And most of the pre-paid vehicles need to be returned to the car hire agency with the petrol tank filled. If people are not able to do this at the last drop off point, they could pay additional amount for the fuel with the agency.

In most of the locations in the United Kingdom, one way rentals are possible, though the fee is slightly higher than two way trips. It is important to have valid driving license to drive vehicles in the United Kingdom. People travelling from foreign countries need to show a valid driver’s license from their home country along with their passport. Credit or debit cards need not be required unless tourists are not ready to pay with their cash.

Automatic transmission vehicles are common in most parts of the world but most of the vehicles in the UK are run by manual transmission. Automatic transmission vehicles as available in the US are more expensive than standard transmission ones. But honestly speaking, getting around the roads in the United Kingdom could be tough and time consuming, if one is not familiar with the road routes. Therefor most of the rental car agencies in the UK offer a small and handy road atlas at the time of picking up the car. Though they offer only an overview of the major road systems they are beneficial at times of need. If not, these agencies are ready to provide trained drivers along with the vehicles who are fluent in the local language and the major attractions. These cars on hire are readily available in the best condition at the point of pick up for the clients at the prescribed time. Most car rental agencies operate through their websites to allow pre- booking of vehicles online.

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