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Car Hire 6 week UK tour

Is there a favorite car rental company among the group? We will be driving in England, Scotland and Wales. We have previous driving experience in Ireland.

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We had good experience with Enterprise in 2016 and with Avis in 2015. Enterprise was reasonable in price and we got a small SUV, ideal for the roads in the Scottish highlands. We booked it directly on the Enterprise website.

We booked our Avis rental through AAA, and I am not sure I'd do that again simply because when we had to make a last-minute change of dropoff location (there was a labor strike) we called the Avis international # and they said we had to call AAA since it was booked through AAA. At that point it was about 6 AM in the United States so I knew there was no point trying to call AAA!

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We just booked one. I looked at all the sites for individual companies and their prices were all over the place. So I googled car rental UK . Try a broker like Kayak or priceline. We got an automatic for about $250 a week.