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Why rent a car in Milton Keynes?

Milton Keynes is the city of grids. Roads run either horizontally or vertically and are studded with numerous roundabouts. It’s simple to navigate for outsiders and much loved by locals. Milton Keynes is a new town, which is now 50 years old. The brainchild of the British government in the 1960s, it was built almost from scratch in a bid to relieve housing congestion in London. Nowadays it is well established, with some international standard facilities.

Hiring a rental car in Milton Keyes opens up a fantastic array of British countryside and makes easy travelling between attractions in this family-friendly city.

How to get to and around Milton Keynes?

The nearest airports are Luton Airport, which is 25 miles from Milton Keynes, and a 30-minute drive up the M1. Or try Heathrow, which is just over an hour away by car.

There is also London City Airport about 70 miles away, a journey of one hour and 40 minutes. Milton Keynes is also firmly within London’s commuter belt, so trains to and from the capital are regular.

What brands are available?

Getting a hire car in Milton Keynes is an easy way to get around town and there are literally thousands of parking spaces. Try Enterprise, Thrifty and Budget, alongside all the usual brand names. Either pick up your car from the airport or from one of the city centre branches.

Must-sees within an easy drive of Milton Keynes

A short drive from Milton Keynes is Bletchley Park, home of the codebreakers who cracked the Enigma code to help steer the course to victory in World War Two. Now a museum, Bletchley Park offers a great family day out.

A bit further afield is the town of Reading in Berkshire, which is a 60-mile drive, taking about one hour and 40 minutes. Reading sits on the river Thames in the county of Berkshire. The surrounding countryside is studded with expensive villages such as Marlow and Sonning, and is popular with affluent London commuters. Many politicians and celebrities have made their homes there, and chef Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck restaurant is in nearby Bray.

Coventry is a 50-mile drive north from Milton Keynes along the M1 and A5. Check out the city’s famous cathedral, or head out into the Warwickshire countryside, stopping off in the historic towns of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick or Leamington Spa.

Tips and tricks for driving in Milton Keynes

All of these journeys mainly use dual carriageways and motorways, all of which are well signposted and easy to follow. All UK standard driving laws apply - don’t drink and drive, check the speed limits and wear a seatbelt. Children will require a car seat until they are 12 years old or 135cm tall.

Ready to plan your Milton Keynes city break?

To start organising your trip to Milton Keynes and other parts of the UK, use the Expedia search tool to help you find the best car hire, flight and hotel deals and research the best attractions and activities.

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FAQs for car hire in Milton Keynes

What’s the best price car rental in Milton Keynes?

In the past 7 days the lowest priced car rental is £8 in Milton Keynes.

What’s the average car rental price in Milton Keynes?

On average, car rentals in Milton Keynes are £9.

Why should I book a car rental with Expedia?

When booking a rental car via Expedia you can easily compare a wide range of the most popular car hire companies and select the best option for you. There are no extra costs and no cancellation fees involved in booking a rental car with Expedia.

How do I book a car rental with Expedia?

You can book a car rental on Expedia either online or over the phone. You may have the option to reserve now and pay now, or to reserve now and pay later. The payment option will be indicated at time of booking. To collect Expedia+ rewards points for your car rental, sign in to your account before you book or create an account on the Payment page.

Are there any additional costs when cancelling a rental car?

Most rental car bookings are eligible for a full refund regardless of when you cancel with Expedia. Not all prepaid bookings qualify for a refund. Review your itinerary for details. If your prepaid booking qualifies for a refund, your booking must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up for the refund. If you return your prepaid car rental early, you will not be refunded for any unused time.

How can I cancel my car booking through Expedia?

To cancel your car booking, sign in or enter your email address and itinerary number. Then select Find itinerary. Under Manage Booking, select Cancel Reservation, then CANCEL THIS RESERVATION. Most prepaid car rental bookings are non-refundable. Pre-paid bookings must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up to be eligible for a full refund. To change or cancel a car hire that you booked as part of a holiday, please contact us.

Should I book a rental car online before arriving or directly in Milton Keynes?

Booking your car from home with Expedia ensures thay you can choose the type of car. You can also compare the different offers and additional services in advance to get the best offer for you. Upon arrival you only need to collect the keys before beginning your trip. In addition, you do not have to start searching for a suitable provider after arriving or reading the terms and conditions at the counter. This will save you a lot of stress.

What insurance should I choose for my rental car?

A comprehensive insurance is a good choice to avoid unpleasant surprises. That way you can enjoy your stay carefree and explore the area with your rental car.

Do I have to pay my rental car in advance?

We have a couple different options when it comes to paying for your car rental. Read on and see which is best for you. Reserve now, pay now: This option allows you to reserve your car rental and prepay at the time of booking. You’ll need a credit card to prepay, and can apply Expedia Rewards points to cover all or some of the booking cost. While some car rental companies may let you pay with a debit card, the driver still needs to present a valid credit card to cover the deposit upon pick-up. Reserve now, pay later: This option lets you reserve your rental car without paying in advance. When you get to the pick-up spot, just have whoever's driving present a valid credit card to pay the cost in full. The car rental company will also place a hold on your credit card in the amount of the car rental deposit.

What do I have to pay attention to when hiring a car?

When picking up your rental car, check for scratches or dents on the vehicle. Inspect the car carefully, make sure to take notes of potential damage and let the vendor know before driving off.

Where can I find car rentals in Milton Keynes?

Rental car companies can usually be found at airports and various locations in the city centre.