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Southampton Car Rentals

Fly In and Drive out of Southampton

Last year, journeys to Southampton were a popular activity. Actually, Southampton is so nice that scores of folks made it their permanent home. From the minute you arrive in Southampton (SOU), you'll have your eye on new experiences and be prepared to check-out Southampton.

You could always rely on buses to explore after you are settled into your hotel. However, with a steady increase of visits to Southampton, you may have to wait a while for a ride to come by that isn't full. And yes, you can always get into the taxi queue after you deplane and grab your baggage. Plus, you might find getting around the city center is a job for your sneakers. We suggest you should wave adieu to figuring out the public transit route and hello to the freedom of miles of pavement at your disposal. Having your own wheels allows you more independence while you are on your getaway. As the pilot to your own vehicle, you can sightsee Southampton on your when you want.

Exploring Southampton with Your Rental Car

Expedia has a large assortment of vehicles to fit your travel needs in the market for a great deal on car rentals after you arrive at Southampton. Browse our inventory for a smaller car to make parking easy, or turn the keys in a bigger car that can accommodate plenty of shopping bags in the back - our stock features cars and trucks for large groups and solo drivers alike. When you're deciding on Southampton rental cars through Expedia, you can select from:

  • Roomy vans that easily fit your entire family or travel group
  • Hybrid autos featuring top-ranking gas mileage for wheeling around Southampton in an eco-friendly ride
  • Luxury sedans with amenities such as seat warmers and an entertainment system for a smooth ride
  • Sporty convertibles for tropical getaways that beg for road-tripping with the roof down

With Expedia, it's simple to pick your dates and your ideal car, and your rental car is secured just like that - getting a rental car in Southampton has never been easier! The only thing you still need to do is pick up a new set of sunglasses for the ride and find the perfect accommodations. Let's get your adventure started!

FAQs for car rental in Southampton

🚗 What’s the best price car rental in Southampton?

In the past 7 days the lowest priced car rental is in Southampton.

🚗 What’s the average car rental price in Southampton?

On average, car rentals in Southampton are .

🚗 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 Southampton?

Booking your car from home with Expedia ensures that 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 Southampton?

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