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Plymouth Mini Guide

Plymouth is the largest city in the south west of the UK, famous as both a historic and modern day naval port.  It is situated on the A38 and is served by both railway links  It is a cosmopolitan city, but on the edge of Dartmoor and close to the beaches of South Devon and Cornwall.
Plymouth marks the eastern boundary of South Devon, just over the Tamar Bridge and you're in Cornwall, an easy drive from the small picturesque towns of Looe and Polperro.  To the north are Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor with their wild rugged landscapes – why not try a drive up to the Jamaica Inn in the middle of Bodmin Moor, made famous by the Daphne du Maurier novel of the same name – originally a haunt of smugglers, now a pub and hotel with a museum dedicated to the author.
 
Plymouth is a university city in the United Kingdom and we offer car hire in Plymouth to all ages, whether you are there for a seaside holiday, or using the vehicle to move your belongings into halls of residence.
 

Cheapest car hire in Plymouth

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 49.39 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 345.76 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 51.86 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 363.05 EUR from 21/11/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 54.50 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 381.56 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Ceed

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 65.87 EUR/day
Kia Ceed

7 Days rental at 461.10 EUR from 21/11/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
  • Plymouth car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Plymouth including;

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from HERTZ.

Useful to know about Plymouth

  • Plymouth's history dates back to the Bronze Age.
  • Plymouth has the ninth largest university in the UK.
  • The boroughs of Plymouth are known as the Three Towns.
  • The economy of Plymouth still relies to a large extent on shipbuilding.
  • You can take the ferry to Continental Europe from Plymouth.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Plymouth

Best car rental companies in Plymouth

8.0
No.2: ENTERPRISE,
based on 644 reviews
80
80
70
80
80
23 min (average wait time)
8.0
No.1: BUDGET,
based on 11851 reviews
85
80
74
77
82
15 min (average wait time)
7.9
No.3: AVIS,
based on 4614 reviews
80
79
75
76
83
16 min (average wait time)

Plymouth car hire information

  • 8.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    BUDGET EMEA Corporate
  • € 345.73
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 49.39
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 2
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 1
    Most popular model:
    Kia Picanto
  • 4
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Plymouth

ItemPercent
January€ 39
February€ 37
March€ 41
April€ 37
May€ 44
June€ 56
July€ 90
August€ 80
September€ 49
October€ 47
November€ 49
December€ 49
ItemPercent
January€ 27
February€ 30
March€ 40
April€ 34
May€ 48
June€ 60
July€ 72
August€ 56
September€ 43
October€ 53
November€ 38
December€ 61
ItemPercent
January
February€ 66
March€ 76
April€ 66
May€ 76
June€ 45
July€ 103
August€ 64
September€ 107
October€ 98
November€ 84
December
ItemPercent
January€ 39
February€ 47
March€ 53
April€ 47
May€ 71
June€ 63
July€ 91
August€ 102
September€ 62
October€ 59
November€ 55
December€ 56
ItemPercent
January
February
March
April€ 78
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
ItemPercent
January€ 27
February€ 24
March€ 37
April€ 28
May€ 46
June€ 57
July€ 80
August€ 54
September€ 31
October€ 37
November€ 36
December€ 58
ItemPercent
January
February€ 75
March€ 70
April€ 65
May€ 73
June€ 56
July€ 117
August€ 56
September€ 105
October€ 100
November€ 53
December
ItemPercent
January€ 36
February€ 51
March€ 53
April€ 49
May€ 95
June€ 69
July€ 117
August€ 165
September€ 71
October€ 60
November€ 53
December€ 63

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire in Plymouth

How much does car hire in Plymouth cost?

Car hire in Plymouth costs as little as €49.40 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €49.40 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €65.90 per day from HERTZ for a Kia Ceed.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Plymouth?

2 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Plymouth, including HERTZ, ENTERPRISE, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Plymouth?

None of the car hire companies in Plymouth are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Plymouth?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Enterprise Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire in Plymouth with a score of 8.0/10

with Enterprise Corporate rated second best with a score of 8.0/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Plymouth?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Plymouth is €381.56 per week from HERTZ.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Plymouth?

The cheapest car hire company in Plymouth is HERTZ, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Kia Picanto available from as little as €345.73 per week.

How much is fuel in Plymouth?

You can expect to pay €1.96/ltr of petrol and €2.121/ltr of diesel in Plymouth. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Plymouth?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Plymouth with leading car hire companies such as HERTZ as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Plymouth?

We can arrange Compact, Economy and Mini class rental cars in Plymouth.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Plymouth?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Plymouth, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Plymouth is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Plymouth?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Plymouth at the moment, however HERTZ rates start from just €345.73 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €345.73 from HERTZ in Plymouth or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Plymouth?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Plymouth is €345.80 per week with an average price of €345.80 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Plymouth

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Plymouth

  • Avis (tel: (44) 03445446090)
  • Dollar (tel: +44 1494292310)
  • Hertz (tel: 01752664003)
  • Budget (tel: +44 (0) 1752 227460)
  • Enterprise (tel: 01752-601000)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Plymouth

  • Avis (20 Commercial Road, Plymouth, PL4 0LE)
  • Dollar (Unit 4,Sutton Road, Coxside, Plymouth, PL4 0HN, Plymouth)
  • Hertz (21b Commercial Road, Coxside, Plymouth, PL40LE)
  • Budget (Sutton Road, Plymouth, PL4 0HE)
  • Enterprise (8 OCTAGON STREET, PLYMOUTH, PL1 1TU, ENG)

Car hire company ratings in Plymouth

  • BUDGET EMEA: Rated 8.0/10 from 743 reviews
  • Enterprise: Rated 8.0/10 from 133 reviews
  • Avis Europe: Rated 7.9/10 from 150 reviews
  • Hertz: Rated 7.6/10 from 445 reviews
  • Dollar (UK): Rated 7.0/10 from 695 reviews

Other car hire locations in UK

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