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Car hire Exeter

HireCars.co.uk Exeter 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.

Popular rental locations in Exeter

The following rental locations are the most popular for renting a car in Exeter

Car rental offers in Exeter

Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable vehicle for the lowest price. Below are some examples from our selection in Exeter.

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Economy
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Intermediate
Standard
Full-size
Luxury
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Car rental companies in Exeter

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

  • Budget

    8.8 (9871)
    From £ 32 / day
  • Alamo

    8.7 (8970)
    From £ 31 / day
  • Enterprise

    8.5 (2022)
    From £ 31 / day
  • FireFly Car Rental

    8.3 (3886)
    No rates available
  • Europcar

    8.3 (8389)
    From £ 42 / day
  • Keddy By Europcar

    8.2 (3603)
    From £ 37 / day
  • National Car Rental

    8.2 (414)
    From £ 38 / day
  • Avis

    8 (6165)
    From £ 32 / day
  • Hertz

    7.8 (7071)
    No rates available
  • Easirent

    7 (530)
    No rates available
  • Dollar Rent a Car

    8.1 (4506)
    No rates available
  • Drivalia

    7.2 (612)
    No rates available
  • Green Motion

    7.2 (2001)
    No rates available

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Car rental companies in and around Exeter

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Exeter

Available locations in Exeter:

Marsh Barton Trading Estate

Location information for Exeter

What makes the city of Exeter an interesting holiday destination is the fact that it has managed to bring together the old and the new through its array of tourist attractions. The city's population is mostly composed of students so you can expect a number of modern entertainment options waiting for you. Arranging for cheap car hire in Exeter is more practical considering that the city is surrounded by lovely countryside that you must also explore during your stay.

In the city centre, you will find a number of attractions that will attract your interest. Because the area is quite compact, you will not need your car rental to get around. A leisurely walk along the city's streets will bring you to noteworthy landmarks such as the St Peter's Cathedral. This church was built where a 7th century monastery once stood. The former Benedictine Priory is also worth visiting. This 900-year-old Elizabethan building was originally used as a guesthouse for monks.

While you're in the city, you shouldn't miss a chance to walk along its underground tunnels that run under the High Street. These tunnels were once used to bring water into the city and are now open to the public. You might also want to explore the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Queen Street for more diverse collections of historical artefacts.

When it comes to shopping opportunities, you'll never run out of options in Exeter. Its Guildhall Shopping Centre houses a wide range of specialty and retail stores that sell practically every type of merchandise. The Quayside is also a must-visit with its outdoor cafes, restaurants and shops that are built from 17th -18th century warehouses.

Take your cheap car hire in Exeter after you have explored the whole city and extend your holiday to day trips to the countryside. Popular destinations include the Port of Topsham, which features a number of Dutch Houses, and the Exmoor National Park.

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
    Economy

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 HireCars.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?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

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 HireCars.co.uk at this location?
  • Budget
  • Alamo
  • Enterprise
  • FireFly Car Rental
  • Europcar
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • National Car Rental
  • Avis
  • Hertz
  • Easirent
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Drivalia
  • Green Motion