|Car types||Compact, Compact estate car, Economy, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Intermediate estate car, Mini, Premium estate car, Standard, Standard estate car|
|Popular agencies||keddy by Europcar, Sixt, Europcar, GREEN MOTION|
|Compact estate car||£51/day|
|Intermediate estate car||£62/day|
|Standard estate car||£67/day|
|Premium estate car||£94/day|
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 Leicester 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 Leicester.
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 Leicester car rental.
Some car hire companies in Leicester which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Europcar, Hertz and Budget
On average a hire car in Leicester costs £20 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at keddy by Europcar (£24/day), Sixt (£34/day) and Europcar (£45/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at keddy by Europcar 33 St Matthews Way LE12BU (1 miles from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Leicester is £5.13 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £61 and £82, depending on the car size.
Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Leicester.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Manchester airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, Europcar, Sixt, keddy by Europcar, Avis, Enterprise, Hertz, Alamo and Dollar.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Compact car hire in Leicester costs £27 per day, on average.
A Premium car hire in Leicester costs £35 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in Leicester costs £11 per day, on average.
In Leicester, cars are most frequently hired at GREEN MOTION Birmingham International Airport Station Concourse (29 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in Leicester costs £137 per week (£20 per day).
On average a car hire in Leicester costs £589 per month (£20 per day).
Especially drivers who are not used to driving on the left side of the road may want to choose a smaller car to be able to maneuver more easily. Additionally, a compact car requires less gas, and petrol is pretty expensive in the UK when compared to the US.
Unlike most European countries, miles are used for posting the speed limit in the UK. Around schools and highly pedestrian zones, 20 mph is permitted, while 30 mph is the limit for the rest of the city. Country roads allow between 60 and 70 mph, while freeways (called motorways in England and marked with an “M”) permit up to 70 mph.
Expect to pay around £1.20 for a liter of petrol during your stay in Leicester ($1.53 USD per liter, which means $6.12 USD per gallon). Paying is possible with cash or card, but bear in mind that, if paying with card at the machine, a 4-digit pin for verification may be required.
There are various parking facilities available in Leicester, including city council garages and lots, such as in Victoria Park, on Dover Street, or in Phoenix Square. Rates are around £1 ($1.28) per hour in the city center and per two or three hours further out of town. Metered on-street parking is also an option, with prices around £3 ($3.84) per two hours.