In Birmingham Airport you will have a choice between several car rental categories. According to your need and budget pick the correct model, deals start usually 9 euros / day.
How to enjoy Birmingham
Birmingham is full of culture, with museums, galleries, theatres and restaurants making up much of this glamorous city. Birmingham is also a city which features intriguing water ways , with canal paths to wander along and green parks to relax in as well as being home to some of the friendliest people in the UK, with arguably the most loveable accents. Many people underestimate Birmingham, seeing it as just a place to pass through. Making this mistake, however can mean missing out on some wonderful sights.
Brindleyplace in the city, is host to the International Convention Centre, which is the home of the Symphony Hall. The leisure destination is also home to various galleries and museums as well as many different bars and restaurants, it really the place to go in Birmingham if you wish to soak up the culture. It also has the advantage of a beautiful canal side location, making it the perfect location for relaxation. You can find out more about the facilities at Brindleyplace here; www.brindleyplace.com.
Birmingham also has a world -famous jewellery quarter, featuring over 100 independent retailers, all selling stunning pieces. It really is a wonderful place, (if not potentially expensive) to wander around. Whilst there you should visit the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, where you can discover the history behind Birmingham's jewellery making. More information can be found here; www.jewelleryquarter.net/visit/museums/museum-of-the-jewellery-quarter/.
Another place to visit is Victoria Square, in the heart of the city. Here you can gaze at the stunning architecture of the public buildings situated in this pedestrian area, whilst you take a load off your feet. There are also some important sculptural pieces in the square, including, 'Iron: Man' by Antony Gormely, representing traditional industry from Birmingham, and 'The River', one of the largest fountains in Europe.
It is often said that Birmingham has more canals than Venice, and walking along the canal paths or even enjoying a boat ride is certainly a wonderful past-time. For more information on companies offering boat trips and the canals themselves, have a look here; visitbirmingham.com/what-to-do/tours-sightseeing/canal-boat-tours/.
However you prefer to relax and pass the time, you are certain to find something in Birmingham for you.
Before booking a car in United-kingdom, we recommend revising the current driving laws in the country. Here you will already find some useful information.
We recommend double check the following information on United-kingdom's government websites. If you see any changes to make, please let us know and we will update our database for other drivers!
In United-kingdom drivers must drive on the side of the road
Town : km/h
Carriageway : km/h
Motorway : km/h
Blood Alcohol Level : %
In United-kingdom drivers are not allowed to drive if they overpass grams of alcohol per 100ml of blood
Driver under are not allowed to drive car.
Additional drivers can be added to your rental, an extra charge might be applied by the car rental agency.
25 to 99 years. Young drivers age: 21 to 24 years might be charge extra per day.
Bare in mind that in many car rental agencies, if your driving's licence is not in the Roman alphabet (i.e. if it is in Arabic, Greek, Cyrillic or Chinese) you are required to bring an International Driving Permit and your domestic licence. For driving licenses from countries not part of the international driving license treaty, an official translation of the license must be presented with the original license.
The most common fuel policy is Full to Full. Basically, your vehicle will be supplied with a full tank of fuel and you will have to return it with full tank.
To avoid incurring fuel charges, you will need to return it with the same amount of fuel as it had when you collected it.
On your pick up, you may be required to leave a fuel deposit reserved or charged on your credit card, this will be released or refunded when you return the car full. Missing fuel will be charged on your return. The price per litre charged by the rental agent may be significantly higher than the price at the local service station. A refuelling charge may also be applicable. Fuel charges are payable at the rental desk unless otherwise stated in the top section of rate details.
Most of the time, the mileage policy will be unlimited. Meanwhile, some car rental agencies impose a mileage restriction per day. Please make sure to double check this policy before booking a car
For most rental, those basic insurance will be offered for free. You could take a complete damage cover package during your booking or when you will collect the rental.
The supplier might require a deposit amount at pick-up. It is a guarantee held on the credit card in the event of damage or theft of the vehicle. It will be automatically released if there is no damage or theft during the rental period.