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Automatic Car Rental in the UK

Renting an automatic in the UK is a great way to navigate the often-congested city roads without having to concentrate on changing gear, or enjoying country lanes with one less thing to worry about. If you are not familiar with driving on the left-hand side of the road, or driving a manual car at all, renting an automatic in the UK is a great option for you. Approximately 10% of rental cars in the UK are fitted with automatic transmissions and always in high demand. Expect to pay a premium when renting an automatic car in the UK.

Most popular automatic car rental agents in the UK:

  • Avis (Tel: 0808 284 6666)
  • Alamo (Tel: 0800 028 2390)
  • Budget (Tel: 0844 544 3455)
  • Europcar (Tel: 0870 607 5000)
  • Hertz (Tel: 0207 365 3369)
  • Sixt (Tel: 0207 018 8233)

Automatic rental car pick up locations in the UK

With over 250 pickup locations across the length and breadth of the UK the most popular locations to collect an automatic hire car are;
  • Heathrow Airport, Terminal 5 london heathrow airport, Sofitel Hotel, London TW6 2GD
  • Lower Forecourt, Road, Horley, Gatwick RH6 0NY
  • Ringway Rd, Manchester M22 5WH
  • Birmingham Airport Arrivals Hall, Birmingham B26 3QJ
  • Car Rental Centre, Jubilee Rd, Edinburgh, Ingliston EH12 9FS
  • Coopers End Rd, Stansted CM24 1SJ
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Guaranteed Automatic Car Hire in the UK

When booking an automatic rental car in the UK you are guaranteed to get precisely that. Unlike 'or similar' which is applicable to the make and model of rental car, if your booking confirms that the car will be an automatic you are guaranteed to get one. You may not get the exact car, for instance if you book a VW Golf Automatic, you may receive a BMW 3 Series Automatic, however it will definitely be an automatic.

Most popular make and model of automatic car hire in the UK:

  • Volkswagen Polo Automatic
  • Citroen C4 Grand Picasso Automatic
  • Volkswagen Golf Automatic
  • Opel Insignia Automatic
  • BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Automatic
  • Volvo XC60 Automatic
  • BMW 3 Series Automatic
  • Mercedes C Class Automatic
  • Mercedes Vito Automatic
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Automatic or Manual?

Most rental cars in the UK are fitted with manual gearboxes, often referred to as 'stick-shift'. Around 10% of all rental cars have automatic transmissions. If you require an automatic rental car in the UK, you use our search filters to display only automatics.