|Car types||Compact, Compact estate car, Economy, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Intermediate estate car, Mini, People carrier, Standard, Standard estate car|
|Popular agencies||Europcar, keddy by Europcar, Free2Move|
|Compact estate car||£50/day|
|Intermediate estate car||£58/day|
|Standard estate car||£63/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 Watford 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 Watford.
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 Watford car rental.
Some car hire companies in Watford 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 Watford costs £18 per day.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Free2Move (£23/day), keddy by Europcar (£30/day) and Europcar (£38/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Free2Move 37 Merton Rd, WD18 0WX (1 miles from the city centre).
The average price of fuel in Watford is £5.21 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £62 and £83, depending on the car size.
Mini (Class Mini Car or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Watford.
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 Mini car hire in Watford costs £9 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in Watford costs £10 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car hire in Watford costs £14 per day, on average.
In Watford, cars are most frequently hired at Easirent C/O Sheraton Skyline Hotel, Bath Road, Hayes (12 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in Watford costs £123 per week (£18 per day).
On average a car hire in Watford costs £528 per month (£18 per day).
Compact cars are always popular vehicles for zipping around the town while intermediate SUVs or premium cars offer addition seating for your travel buddies or relatives. If you intend to spend long stretches of time on the road during your stay in Watford, fuel efficiency and comfort should be your main concern, especially on road trips in surrounding areas.
A 20mph speed limit is set within town limits to help protect the growing number of cyclists, areas with schools, and pedestrian traffic around Watford. Along the M1 and M25 main motorways as well as the A1 and A41 dual carriageways, you can safely accelerate up to 70mph. There are multiple single carriageways, such as the A4008 and the A4125, which crisscross the borough connecting with various districts around the county of Hertfordshire that allow speeds up to 60mph.
Filling up at a fuel station in Watford will set you back approx. £1.17 per litre for benzene and about £1.20 for a litre of diesel. Shell, Esso and Asda each operate a station along St. Alban’s Road while Tesco and Esso each have sites along the High Street. Prices may vary between outlets but if you’re looking for cheap petrol among the supermarket chains, check out Asda.
Watford Kings and Watford Palace are two huge public parking spots within a 10 minutes’ walk of the town centre where you can leave your Watford car hire for £2 per 2h stay. You may prefer the one at Church on Exchange Place, which allows for convenient payment by cash or card. There are also free parking sites at Kemp Place and South Oxhey, which are open all day, seven days a week, if you don’t mind taking the bus or metro to get there.