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Car Hire Newquay Useful Information

Driving in Newquay, Cornwall, offers scenic coastal routes and access to a popular seaside destination. Here's what you can expect when driving in Newquay:

Driving Experience:

Newquay is a coastal town in Cornwall known for its beautiful beaches and surf culture. Driving in and around Newquay provides picturesque views of the coastline.
The roads in and around Newquay vary from narrow lanes in rural areas to main roads within the town itself. Some roads may be winding and hilly, especially if you venture into the surrounding countryside.

Nearest Airport:

The nearest airport to Newquay is Newquay Cornwall Airport (NQY), which is located approximately 4 miles (6.5 kilometers) northeast of the town center. This regional airport offers domestic flights within the UK.

Nearest Cities:

Newquay is a coastal town in Cornwall, and the nearest major cities are not in close proximity. Some larger towns and cities in Cornwall include:
Truro: Approximately 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the southwest, Truro is the administrative center of Cornwall.
St. Austell: Located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) to the east, St. Austell is known for its proximity to the Eden Project, a popular tourist attraction.

Motorway Access:

Newquay is not directly accessible via a motorway (e.g., M1, M4) due to its location in Cornwall. However, you can reach Newquay by using the A30, a major road that runs through Cornwall and connects to the M5 motorway in Devon.

Parking:

Newquay offers various parking options, including on-street parking, car parks, and beachside parking areas. Pay-and-display parking is common in the town center, and parking fees may apply.

Congestion:

While Newquay itself is not known for heavy congestion, traffic conditions can vary depending on the time of year and the popularity of the town as a tourist destination. During the summer months, when tourism is at its peak, you may encounter more traffic, especially in the town center.

Clean Air Zone:

Newquay does not have an active Clean Air Zone (CAZ). Cornwall County Council may implement new initiatives though,  so it's advisable to check with local authorities for the most current information on any clean air measures.

Tips for Driving in Newquay:

Be prepared for varying road conditions, including narrow lanes and winding roads if you explore the surrounding countryside.Plan your parking ahead, especially if you're visiting during peak tourist seasons. Consider using park-and-ride services when available.Enjoy the scenic coastal drives and take your time to explore the beautiful coastline and beaches that Newquay and Cornwall have to offer.
 

Current Rental Rates in Newquay

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 37.29 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 261.07 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 56.39 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 394.76 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 58.43 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 409.02 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Polestar 2

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 94.96 EUR/day
Polestar 2

7 Days rental at 664.72 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Newquay: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • If you are looking for Newquay car hire we also offer vehicles at Newquay Airport.
  • Ever since it was founded, Newquay has been expanding inland.
  • Newquay is located on the north Atlantic Coast of Cornwall.
  • Newquay is an excellent place for catching pilchards.
  • Tolcarne beach is one of the nicest beaches in Newquay.

 

Newquay - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Newquay

8.8
No.1: KEDDY BY EUROPCAR,
based on 2468 reviews
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14 min (average wait time)
8.4
No.3: EUROPCAR,
based on 8309 reviews
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85
29 min (average wait time)
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No.2: HERTZ,
based on 4125 reviews
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24 min (average wait time)

Newquay car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Keddy by Europcar EMEA Corporate
  • € 261.03
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 37.29
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 9
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 3
    Most popular model:
    Ford Focus
  • 26
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Newquay

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