Windermere car hires from £120/day

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Windermere with a pick-up date of 5/4 and drop-off date of 7/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Windermere car hire information

Pick-up locationWindermere
Car typesLuxury SUV, Premium
Hire locations0
Airport locations0
Popular agenciesTuro

Cheap car hire in Windermere

Premium£237/day
Luxury SUV£120/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Windermere

  • Using public transport during your visit to Windermere limits your chances of exploring this city. On the other hand, driving a Windermere hire car gives you maximum freedom to visit numerous places. With a hire car, you can go to White Scar Cave, approximately 29 miles away, Masons Freehouse, around 27 miles from the city, and Lancaster Castle, around 30 miles from Windermere.
  • You'll likely land at Manchester Airport (MAN) when visiting Windermere. Some Windermere car hire agencies at the airport include Avis, Thrifty, Enterprise, and Budget. These car hire agencies at the airport are located in the consolidated car hire village. Getting to the car hire offices is easy because of the free shuttle services that connect passengers from the airport to the car hire agencies.
  • You'll notice many cyclists on mountain bikes when using car hire in Windermere, so you'll need to be careful because some cyclists can avoid the cycling routes and ride on the main road. In addition, the city can be crowded as many visitors visit the Lake District. When the streets are busy, it can be challenging to drive with many pedestrians on the roads going to restaurants and high-street shops. Therefore, maintain the correct speed to ensure safety.
  • Driving a car hire in Windermere can be busy during rush hours. Traffic congestion is mainly between 06:00 to 8:00 and 17:00 to 19:00, with the High Street being the most affected by traffic. Driving on this street during rush hours can be stressful, so, consider alternative routes to avoid traffic. A good idea is to begin your journey earlier to escape traffic. Though it snows for a few days during winter, it can be challenging to drive when snow falls. Driving on icy roads can make cars skid and veer off the road. Thus, choose a vehicle with solid winter tyres that better grip the road.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Windermere for £45 or less
  • Book your car hire in Windermere at least 3 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy car hire in Windermere are around 55% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about car hire in Windermere

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Windermere?

    On average a car hire in Windermere costs £59 per day.

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in Windermere?

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  • How much is the price of fuel in Windermere?

    The average price of fuel in Windermere is £5.33 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £64 and £85, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Windermere?

    Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Windermere.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Carlisle Lake District airport (CAX)?

    The only car hire company onsite at Carlisle Lake District airport is keddy by Europcar.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Windermere?

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

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Windermere?

    An Economy car hire in Windermere costs £34 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Premium car hire cost in Windermere?

    A Premium car hire in Windermere costs £44 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Windermere?

    A Standard car hire in Windermere costs £52 per day, on average.

  • How much does a car hire in Windermere cost for a week?

    On average a car hire in Windermere costs £416 per week (£59 per day).

  • How much does a car hire in Windermere cost for a month?

    On average a car hire in Windermere costs £1,784 per month (£59 per day).

  • Should I get insurance when hiring a car in Windermere?

    Most car hire providers in Windermere offer insurance but the level of protection can differ substantially. If you're unsure whether to get extra protection for your car hire in Windermere, check out KAYAK's car hire insurance guide.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Windermere?

    Roads in Windermere are narrow but wide enough for two big vehicles to pass easily other, so driving a large SUV is an excellent decision on your journey. The advantage of driving a large car is that it gives a better view of the road than small vehicles. In addition, they have more space to accommodate extra luggage and more people. If planning to drive a long distance, choose a car with excellent performance to enjoy a smooth journey.

  • What’s the speed limit in Windermere?

    When using a car hire in Windermere, don’t exceed a speed of 70 mph on motorways. If approaching a stretch of road with sharp bends, the speed limit should be 50 mph. When driving near built-up areas such as residential streets and school zones, maintain a speed of 20 mph for the safety of children. The city focuses on ensuring driver and pedestrian safety by using speed cameras to monitor vehicles. Also, the speed limit signs help the driver to know when to slow down. Prohibit the speed laws could lead to legal trouble, including paying hefty fines.

  • Where are the best places to park in Windermere?

    The city offers garages and paid parking in the city centre. Some car parks offer free parking for a few hours. You can park free for the first 2 hours in several places, including Broad Street, Rayrigg Meadow, Quarry Mount, free Nab, and B5285. Windermere Station charges around £5 every 2 hours, and Hammarbank charges about £3 for 2 hours. When parking on the street, consider checking the double yellow line intended to prohibit vehicles from parking on roadside verges, and various parking sections of the road to reduce congestion.

Windermere car hire reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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Locations in Windermere

County Coachworks

+44 1229 820055

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Haweswater Road

+44 1768 216440

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Mintsfeet Road

+44 1539 725500

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Unit 1 Northgate

+44 1524 599299

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Dec 2023

KAYAK
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9.2 Wonderful

Jul 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

New car, staff friendliness

8.0 Very Good

Jul 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

The service was good and the staff helpful The car was in clean and in good order. Excellent drive. Thanks for giving me a lift into town.

Cons:

Only thing that stopped me from marking excellent was the pick up. I had to wait over half an hour in the office.

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Sunnycars

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2 locations in Windermere

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Northgate

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Park Road

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Arnold Clark

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Penrith Industrial Estate, Haweswater Rd

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Firefly

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Caton Road

+44 152 448 2482

Monday09:00 - 12:00
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Free2Move

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Mintsfleet Road

+44 1539 871550

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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Hertz

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C/o Holiday Inn, Caton Road

+44 1524 482482

Monday09:00 - 12:00
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Most popular agency

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

£59/day

Good deal

£45/day

When to book a car hire in Windermere

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Car hire insurance in Windermere

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) & Theft Protection Waiver

Some Windermere car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the hire price but not all of them. We recommend being aware of your coverage when hiring a car in Windermere.

Deductible

Keep in mind that car hire insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your hire. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a non-deductible option to your Windermere car hire.