|Car types||Compact, Economy, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Mini, People carrier, Premium, Standard|
|Popular agencies||GREEN MOTION , Europcar, keddy by Europcar, Avis, Easirent|
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Bristol car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Bristol.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Bristol car rental.
Some car hire companies in Bristol which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Europcar, Avis and Budget
On average a hire car in Bristol costs £20 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Easirent (£18/day), GREEN MOTION (£19/day) and keddy by Europcar (£27/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at GREEN MOTION The Old Forge, Bridgewater Road BS40 9UR (7 miles from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Bristol is £5.16 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £62 and £83, depending on the car size.
Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Bristol.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Bristol airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Europcar, Avis, Easirent, keddy by Europcar, Sixt, Budget, Ace, Hertz and Alamo.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Economy car hire in Bristol costs £31 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Bristol costs £27 per day, on average.
A Premium car hire in Bristol costs £29 per day, on average.
In Bristol, cars are most frequently hired at GREEN MOTION The Old Forge, Bridgewater Road (7 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in Bristol costs £142 per week (£20 per day).
On average a car hire in Bristol costs £608 per month (£20 per day).
Drivers who are not used to driving on the left or with a stick shifts may want to rent a slightly more expensive automatic car will help, as operating the stick shift with the left hand may add yet another layer of confusion. As Bristol is a bigger city and parking can be scarce, a compact car is a good option for driving inside the center, as it can squeeze into smaller parking spots.
In Bristol there are many 20-mph zones and the limit must be adhered to; in other residential areas, 30 mph is permitted. On two-lane country roads and on highways (or motorways, as they are known as in the UK), drivers can speed up to 70 mph.
Refilling a tank will cost about £1.25 per liter, which is about $6.40 per gallon. Cheaper petrol stations are usually the ones from Tesco or Sainsbury’s. Also note that at most stations in the UK, paying before refilling the tank is not required, and payment is taken inside the petrol station afterwards or at the machines.
Pay attention to the signs and line colors when parking on the street in Bristol. In the center, there are usually restrictions for all street parking, with double yellow lines signifying that parking is not permitted, single yellow lines indicating it is allowed only on certain days, or it is metered parking. Alternatively, there are parking lots like the Portwall Lane long stay car park or Wapping Wharf.