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Maidstone, ENG, United Kingdom
21 Jun — 28 Jun
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Maidstone car hire information

Pick-up locationMaidstone
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Maidstone car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Enterprise
Best rated
8.6 Excellent (2 reviews)
3 locations in Maidstone
Enterprise
Locations in Maidstone
16-22 London Road+44 1634 260666
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
George Street+44 1622 751745
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday12:00 - 15:00
James Street+44 1634 828222
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent5 Sep 2017
ExperiencePros: I had a great experience and would gladly recommend them.Cons: Nothing.
7.2 Good29 Aug 2016
Galaxy 7 seaterPros: Did NOT appreciate having to wait 45 minutes for car collection when I want in at 9am to pay and was assured car would be ready to villa r at 15:00 and then to get there at 15:00 and they still had to clean!!!!!Cons: Above
From £20/day
Budget
1 location in Maidstone
Budget
Locations in Maidstone
Corpus Christi Hall+44 162 267 8054
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Recent reviews
Dollar
1 location in Maidstone
Dollar
Locations in Maidstone
21 Padsole Lane+44 1622 683374
Recent reviews
From £16/day
Europcar
Most popular
1 location in Maidstone
Europcar
Locations in Maidstone
St Peters Street+44 371 384 5920
Recent reviews
Firefly
1 location in Maidstone
Firefly
Locations in Maidstone
The Tudor Park Hotel
Recent reviews
From £13/day
keddy by Europcar
Cheapest deal
1 location in Maidstone
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Maidstone
St Peters Street+44 371 384 5920
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Recent reviews
Sunnycars
1 location in Maidstone
Sunnycars
Locations in Maidstone
St Peters Street
Recent reviews
Thrifty
1 location in Maidstone
Thrifty
Locations in Maidstone
21 Padsole Lane+44 1622 683374
Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
Saturday08:30 - 17:30
Recent reviews
2 travellers who hired a car in Maidstone gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.6

Car hire locations in or near Maidstone

Good to know

Most popular agency

Europcar

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

£20/day

Good deal

£15/day

When to book a car hire in Maidstone

Average daily price per month
Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for renting a car in Maidstone

  • Choose the option to hire a car in Maidstone and give yourself the chance to witness the town and all surrounding areas at your ease and flexibility. Heard about the renowned Canterbury Cathedral, but not had the chance to visit? Now is your chance, with car hire in Maidstone. Driving to the famous town, 26 miles away, will take just under 40min. If you want to stay closer to Maidstone, Leeds Castle, known as ‘the loveliest castle in the world’ and just 5 miles away, is an 11min drive.
  • Located in Kent, the closest airport is Heathrow at 63 miles away and takes around 1h 15min to get to. Heathrow Airport has an extensive car rental centre, which is home to companies including Europcar, Hertz, Avis and Budget, enabling an array of options to suit a range of budgets. Some of the car hire companies are open 24/7 and most providers in the car hire centre can conveniently be accessed at all times. There is a free airport shuttle bus that expediently transports passengers from Terminals 2, 3 and 4 and runs every day at 10-minute intervals.
  • The main motorways near Maidstone are the M20 and M2. The M20 connects you to the South, towards Dover and Folkestone, and takes you North towards another major road, the M25, which circles the UK’s capital, London, and can connect you to other routes towards the North of the UK. The M2 will guide you to the East, towards Sittingbourne, which has a selection of museums and notable locations, and the Isle of Sheppey, known as Kent’s ‘Treasure Island’. Motorways can become congested with traffic during rush hour, which is normally between 7:00 to 9:00 and 17:00 to 19:00, however we would advise you to tune into the traffic news to follow the latest updates on the day.
  • You can drive around Maidstone town, but the high street in the town centre is a pedestrian zone, which means that there is restricted access for vehicles except taxis and bicycles. Only taxis and bicycles can access the High Street from Pudding Lane and King Street, and only buses can access the High Street from Mill Street, King Street, Pudding Lane and Fairmeadow. The UK can have extremely cold weather conditions if you are travelling from October to February and roads could be icy, so please take extra care when travelling in Maidstone in icy conditions.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Maidstone for £15 or less
  • Book your car hire in Maidstone at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hires in Maidstone are around 63% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about car rentals in Maidstone

  • Some car hire companies in Maidstone 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 Maidstone costs £20 per day.

  • The average price of fuel in Maidstone is £4.93 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £59 and £79, depending on the car size.

  • Economy (Opel Corsa or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Maidstone.

  • Car hire companies onsite at Heathrow airport include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, Europcar, Sixt, Ace, keddy by Europcar, Avis, Hertz, Virtuo and Budget.

  • Car hire companies onsite at Gatwick airport include Easirent, Europcar, Sixt, keddy by Europcar, Hertz, Budget, Dollar, Goldcar Rental SP and City Car & Truck Rentals.

  • Car hire companies onsite at London City airport include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, Europcar, keddy by Europcar, Avis, Hertz, Budget, Firefly and City Car & Truck Rentals.

  • 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 London City airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Europcar, Avis, Hertz and Budget.

  • Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • A Economy car hire in Maidstone costs £19 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car hire in Maidstone costs £26 per day, on average.

  • A Intermediate car hire in Maidstone costs £26 per day, on average.

  • In Maidstone, cars are most frequently hired at GREEN MOTION London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road - In Terminal (26 miles from city centre).

  • On average hiring a car in Maidstone costs £139 per week (£20 per day).

  • On average a car hire in Maidstone costs £594 per month (£20 per day).

  • You can drive a range of different car types to suit your needs, including economy, standard and luxury, as well as vans, all of which you can get from Maidstone car hire. However, larger cars and vehicles might be a bit more difficult to navigate in the town centre due to the smaller roads, one way systems and pedestrian only areas.

  • When driving in the town, 20mph to 30mph is usually the permitted limit, this depends on the street and area, and you are strongly advised to check this upon your arrival. On motorways, specifically dual carriageways, the national speed limit can go up to 70mph and on single carriageways, it is generally 60mph.

  • The average petrol price in Maidstone is around £1.20 per litre and the average diesel price is around £1.23 per litre. There are a number of petrol stations around the area that are within easy reach and should be easy to find.

  • There are a number of on-street parking options and car parks in Maidstone, with a mix of short stay and long stay car parks. Car parks are pay and display. On-street parking is free daily from 18:00 to 08:00 and all day on Sundays and Lockmeadow, one of the long stay car parks is free after 18:30 every day and all day on Sundays. Short stay car parks include Brewer Street, King Street, Medway Street, Mill Street, Palace Avenue, Mote Road and Wheeler Street. Long stay car parks include Barker Road, Brooks Place, Brunswick Street, College Road, Lockmeadow, Lucerne Street, Sandling Road, Union Street East, Sittingbourne Road, Union Street West and Well Road. Car parking is usually around £1.10 for 1h, up to around £5 for 4h.