|Car types||Compact, Economy, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, People carrier, Supplier choice|
|Popular agencies||Hertz, Enterprise|
|Compact estate car||£108/day|
Some car hire companies in Basildon which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget, Europcar and Hertz
On average a hire car in Basildon costs £20 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Hertz (£32/day) and Enterprise (£63/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Enterprise Arterial Road SS15 6DR (2 miles from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Basildon is £5.09 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £61 and £81, depending on the car size.
Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Basildon.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Heathrow airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, Europcar, INTERRENT, Sixt, Alamo, Ace, Avis, Hertz and Enterprise.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Gatwick airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, Europcar, INTERRENT, Sixt, Alamo, Ace, keddy by Europcar, Avis and Hertz.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Stansted airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, Europcar, INTERRENT, Sixt, Alamo, keddy by Europcar, Avis, Hertz and Enterprise.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Economy car hire in Basildon costs £13 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Basildon costs £27 per day, on average.
A Mini car hire in Basildon costs £10 per day, on average.
In Basildon, cars are most frequently hired at GREEN MOTION Novotel London Stansted Hotel Round Coppice Road (24 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in Basildon costs £138 per week (£20 per day).
On average a car hire in Basildon costs £590 per month (£20 per day).
Deciding which Basildon car hire is best for you depends on several factors, including the number of passengers in your party and your budget constraints. Consider that compacts and small economy cars are easier to manage on the road and easier to park, whereas larger economy vehicles including 4x4s offer more comfort, which comes in handy for long periods on the open road.
The legal speed limit within the town of Basildon is 30mph, but you may encounter areas or neighbourhoods where reduced speeds of 20mph apply. Roads like the A132 and A1235 carry a speed limit of about 40mph, while 50mph is the legal limit along major roadways such as the A127 and A13. There are several junctions and major roundabouts in the town, and these are places where CCTV and traffic cameras are active, so approach with caution at all times.
Average fuel prices at the pump in Basildon are as follows: about £1.17 per litre of petrol and about £1.23 per litre of diesel. There are about a dozen locations around town where you can fill up your car. Nearly half of them are operated by BP, Esso and Texaco, while Sainsburys, ASDA and Tesco account for much of the other half.
Basildon Council manages several public car parks around the town, mostly concentrated in the city centre area. Normal hours of operation are from Monday to Friday 08:00-18:00 in most cases, and the rates are about £0.60 for the first hour. Be advised these are mostly pay and display spaces with a maximum limit of 4h on average and offer designated parking for Blue Badge holders. Between 18:00 and 08:00, parking is free at all public car parks unless otherwise restricted. Parking is free on Saturdays and Sundays, but tariffs do apply for parking on bank holidays.