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Book Europcar hire cars in Gatwick

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Europcar car hire prices in Gatwick

Economy₹ 2,868/day
Compact₹ 2,704/day
Intermediate₹ 3,047/day
Full-size SUV₹ 8,643/day
Mini₹ 2,657/day
Luxury₹ 5,296/day
Premium SUV₹ 8,744/day
Compact SUV₹ 2,894/day
Intermediate SUV₹ 3,583/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Reviews for Europcar in Gatwick

Pros

"good location, , no queue."(in 257 reviews)
"Excellent , support and service."(in 101 reviews)
"The "(in 101 reviews)

Cons

" at pick-up."(in 231 reviews)
"Worst rental of my life."(in 28 reviews)
" here again!"(in 22 reviews)
Overall rating6.3 OkayBased on 19 reviews
Cleanliness
7.3
Comfort
6.9
Overall
6.2
Pick-up/Drop-off
5.9
Value for money
6.2

Recent reviews

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10.0
Staff were friendly and helpful. New spotless car Get the full insurance coverage there - less hassle, especially if someone scratches your car in a car park.Reviewed 5 May 2024
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10.0
Everything was great from start to finish. We got a nice new SUV as requested, drop and pickup were easy and we got our $250 deposit back with no issues a few days later. Credit card was enough for insurance and we were warned about the risk of not getting additional insurance but not forced to actually take it. Overall amazing experience!Reviewed 28 Mar 2024
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4.0
Even though we had coverage from a 3rd part insurance provider they insisted that we left with their basic cover package at $40 extra a day. I sent a few emails and they removed the charge 48hours later and refunded for the 2 days.Reviewed 1 Dec 2023
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10.0
Very friendly and helpful. Car was great to drive. The only issue I had was Gatwick Airports charging for driving through the airport.Reviewed 10 Oct 2023
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4.4
Cons:I don't know why but the price was duble.Reviewed 23 Jun 2019
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2.0
Pros:Kayak and carrentals were providing incomplete information about car rental process and cost. Quotation was given without insurance cost which once added inflated the overall cost to become very expensive and noncompetitive. This may be good for US residents with the right credit card.Cons:You must provide clear guidance on insurance issue and whether it is included or not. I paid four times the quoted price for half the period and my main concern was to return the vehicle ASAP rather than getting on with my trip. The trick of small print was not expected from big providers like you.Reviewed 9 Apr 2019
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8.8
Pros:Pick-up was slow; they could have done with more staff. The ones who were there coped very well. The duty manager kept us all informed as to the progress of the queue, which was much appreciated. Dorota (Dorothy) checked me in and provided excellent customer service.Cons:See above.Reviewed 2 Mar 2019
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8.4
Good ValuePros:No issue with the car and we drove about 850 milesCons:Waited in line for 30 minutes to pick up the car Inside front windshield was not cleaned well before pickupReviewed 3 Sep 2018
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6.8
Plan for some major extra costsPros:The car was clean and ran well, and they were very friendly on pickup and drop off.Cons:Your Canadian insurance is not applicable in Europe. Only in North America. Well, remember when you get extra insurance in Canada, and it’s $10 a day? Not in Europe. The first quote from the attendant was 42 pounds a day (that’s $70 CAD!!!). Yes. A day. When we started asking questions, it got better. Roadside assistance removed. 12 pounds. Our $200 quote for a rental turned into $550. However, all said and done, they treated us well, and the car was clean and comfortable (although check for a spare - we had none). When we talked to our friends who rented in Ireland, they made all the arrangements to rent from Canada, and the cost was identical. So the warning is, the cost you see is for the rental. Multiply it by 150 to 200% for the real cost.Reviewed 6 Aug 2018
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4.4
Deceptive. Will rip you offPros:The car was clean. That's about it. Everything else is wrong with this agency.Cons:They don't advertise they will force you to buy insurance at 20 pounds a day or you won't be able to take the car! In addition, when you pay with a non-UK credit card (which of course accepts pounds) they will convert themselves to pound sterling and rob another 3.5% of the total. Avoid them if you have the chance.Reviewed 22 Mar 2017
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5.2
Theft insurance is mandatory, and different than cPros:The car was fine. The folks in the car lot were friendly.Cons:During check-in, they told me I needed to either pay 10 pounds a day for theft insurance, or allow them to put 1,000 pounds on my car for deductible. They told me it was separate and different than coverage from my insurance provided by my airline credit card. It seemed wrong, but I was in a hurry. I have never paid "theft" insurance on a car rented in the UK, or anywhere else in Europe.Reviewed 22 Dec 2016
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Where can I find Europcar hire cars in Gatwick?

Address

London Gatwick South Terminal

Phone

+44 371 384 3408

Address

Furlong Way

Phone

+44 371 384 3408

Good to know

Most popular location

London Gatwick South Terminal

Most popular car type

Compact

Top tips for hiring a car from Europcar in Gatwick

  • If you are planning on exploring Gatwick, London and other surrounding areas at your own pace, then you'll be happy with your choice to book Europcar car hire in Gatwick. There is one branch in Gatwick, located at Gatwick International Airport (LGW), making getting your trip started as soon as you arrive at the airport seamless. Load your itinerary with attractions like Madame Tussauds, Big Ben, the London Eye and Buckingham Palace, without cutting your visits short to catch the next bus.
  • No matter what the nature of your trip, you'll find that Europcar in Gatwick has tailored its rental agreements to suit your needs. Their flexible service is a drawing factor for many travellers that make use of the daily, weekly and monthly car rental options that cover short and long-term car hire. When you book Europcar car hire in Gatwick, you'll be blown away by the efficiency of the three-step booking process which applies to any of the types of hire options.
  • If you are flying into Gatwick Airport, the Europcar hire car desks are easy to find. Follow the signs for car rental in the South Terminal on the Ground Level. If you arrive at the North Terminal, catch the free monorail to the South Terminal. When you arrive at the Europcar office, you'll need to take a ticket and wait for your ticket number to be called. The collection process at the branch takes only around 10 minutes, which is a benefit for travellers on a tight schedule.
  • Another bonus when you book Europcar car hire in Gatwick from the airport branch is that you'll have extended operating hours, which you might not get if the branch was located in the city instead. The branch is open from 07:00 to 23:00 seven days a week. Although they do offer after-hours drop-offs, you are less likely to face the charges that apply to after-hours returns when dealing with the Europcar car hire airport branch because of these extended operating hours.
  • Book your car hire from Europcar in Gatwick at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Compact car hire from Europcar in Gatwick are around 4% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Europcar in Gatwick

  • Where is the best pickup location for Europcar car hires in Gatwick?

    The best pick-up location for Europcar car hire in Gatwick is The Gatwick Airport branch, not only because it is the only Europcar branch in Gatwick, but also because car hire directly from airports has several benefits, such as you are always able to drop the car off after hours at the airport. You'll find the fleet of cars is modern, clean and extensive, and the pick-up and drop-off locations are the same, with easy access to and from the M25 motorway.

  • What are the different car rental benefits or amenities offered by Europcar in Gatwick?

    One of the benefits of booking a hire car from Europcar in Gatwick is you'll have access to electric cars. Not only are electric cars the best way to reduce your carbon footprints and make a contribution to environmentally friendly travel, but they are also good for your budget as the running costs are cheaper. There are electric charging stations in both the North and South terminals of Gatwick airport and plenty in the city. Chargemaster Charging Station at the Holiday on Povey Cross Rd and Pod Point Charging Station are popular charging points in convenient locations.

  • Where are the best places to park Europcar car hires in Gatwick?

    The best places to park depend on the type of parking you are looking for. You will find free and paid-for on-street parking throughout the city, but if you are looking for overnight or long-term parking it's best to look for a parking lot. Parking lots are also the safest option for your Europcar car hire. Addison Gatwick Parking Lot in South point, Old Brighton Rd S and Purple Parking Lot at Charlwood Rd in the nearby areas of Horley are popular choices for cheap parking. 

  • What is the most popular car hire from Europcar in Gatwick?

    Compact (MG ZS or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Europcar in Gatwick.

  • How many car hire locations does Europcar have in Gatwick?

    Europcar has 2 hire locations in Gatwick. Take a look at our Europcar hire location map to find the best car hire near you.

  • Does Europcar have a car hire location at the airport: Heathrow airport (LHR)?

    Yes

  • Does Europcar offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Heathrow airport (LHR)?

    Yes

  • Does Europcar have a car hire location at the airport: Gatwick airport (LGW)?

    No (according to our data)

  • Does Europcar offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Gatwick airport (LGW)?

    Yes

  • Does Europcar have a car hire location at the airport: Stansted airport (STN)?

    No (according to our data)

  • Does Europcar offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Stansted airport (STN)?

    Yes