Car and Van Hire in Derby
Welcome to Enterprise Rent-A-Car Derby page where you will find a wide range of vehicles to choose from to fit exactly what you are looking for at great rates.
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Car and Van rental in Derby
Situated on the banks of the River Derwent, with the green escape of the Peak District not far off to its north, Derby is a popular choice of destination for those in the UK looking to ditch the rat race of the larger cities and enjoy life at a more leisurely pace. Derby itself has all the amenities you'd expect of a contemporary city, with designer stores and retail giants sitting comfortably alongside historic buildings and echoes of the market town past of this Derbyshire destination. Due to its proximity to both the Midlands and the north of England, Derby serves as a good intermediary point for business travel. Whatever the reason for passing through, a Derby car rental from Enterprise Rent-A-Car is an easy choice, allowing individuals the chance to ensure nothing is missed off their schedule, while all the hidden gems of this historic county town can be enjoyed. Drivers will find Enterprise branches throughout the region, with the nearest being East Midlands Airport, Derby Pride , Derby Mansfield Road and nearby Burton-upon-Trent.
Our Vehicles for Hire in Derby
There's no shortage of choice when you book a rental with Enterprise, with suitable vehicles for any driving occasion. For those simply passing through town and in need of quality cars that can get them about the city in style, there's ample choice, with premium models from some of the most reliable manufacturers around. For those travelling in larger numbers, Enterprise also provides an impressive range of people carriers, ensuring parties don't need to separate during airport transfers and connecting trips. With the Derbyshire countryside providing plenty of exploration opportunities, customers can also take their pick from SUVs, ensuring the adventure can continue in any weather.
Cheap Car and Van Hire in Derby
It's never been easier for customers looking for car rental in Derby to make serious savings. Those on the hunt for the biggest discounts can book online to make significant savings, while those booking ahead of time and opting for prepaid packages will also see the prices slashed, compared to what they might have paid on the day. In fact, Enterprise is an ideal choice all round for the cash-conscious motorist, with a quality pick of fuel-efficient vehicles that require less refilling to run – a great relief for those already working to a tight budget, and just the ticket for sightseers looking to get out and really explore.
Airport Car Hire
Derby is well connected when it comes to travel, with East Midlands Airport providing international flights to destinations across Europe and beyond. Enterprise Rent-A-Car operates a branch here, providing arriving passengers with reliable vehicles to take them forward on the next leg of their journey; ideal for tourists looking to get out and explore the highlights of Derbyshire, or business travellers working to a tight schedule who need to make a last-minute meeting. Customers will find a range of quality vehicles at this airport branch, providing the perfect car for any occasion.
Attractions in Derby
Whether it's a visit lasting a few hours or a few days, there's an abundance of attractions in Derby to keep schedules packed out. One of the best places to start a sightseeing tour of Derby is at the Cathedral of All Saints, more commonly known as Derby Cathedral. This Grade I listed building is an inspiring piece of architecture, with priceless treasures and artefacts lining its interior. Once visitors have savoured the sights of the cathedral, it's time to get clued up on some local history at the Derby Industrial Museum, with exhibits aplenty chronicling the rise of the city during the Industrial Revolution and beyond.
Places to Visit Outside Derby
With the rural delights of the Derbyshire countryside just a stone's throw away from the city limits, visitors will have no trouble making good use of their Derby car hire. One of the most celebrated destinations in the region is Chatsworth House, a sprawling stately home in the Peak District that's home to a renowned art collection, farmyard and beautiful grounds. For those with a penchant for stately homes, a road trip to Kedleston Hall in nearby Quarndon is also a must, while Calke Abbey in Ticknall is another ideal day trip destination for those looking to learn about local history and heritage. For those looking to unwind, nearby Uttoxeter Racecourse in Staffordshire is within easy driving distance and makes for a grand day out, come race days.
Parking and Traffic Information in Derby
Driving in Derby is relatively straightforward, with the usual traffic jams and congestion during peak hours in the early morning and late afternoon. One thing to consider in the winter months, especially when travelling close to the Peak District, is that driving conditions can become dangerous, especially on poorly maintained secondary roads. When it comes to parking in Derby, there are a good number of on-street pay and display bays scattered around the city centre.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What do I need to hire a car with Enterprise?
The essential items you will need to bring to an Enterprise Rent-A-Car branch when hiring a vehicle are a valid drivers licence, valid ID, and a credit or debit card. You will also need to prove you are over 25 years of age, and there may be additional documentation required for international drivers. Learn more about what you need when hiring here.
- Do I need insurance to rent a car or van?
No. At Enterprise you don't need to purchase insurance as we provide a damage waiver within the cost of your hire. You can, of course, take option to purchase additional protection products to reduce the excess further to give you complete peace of mind. Visit our car hire insurance page for further details.
- How old do I need to be to hire a car or van?
All drivers must be a minimum of 25 years old. Only drivers over 30 years old may hire full-size MPVs, premium vehicles/exotic cars and Luton vans. Younger drivers might be interested in Enterprise Car Club. Learn more about age requirements for hiring a vehicle here.
- What are the driver's licence requirements for car hire in the UK & Ireland?
All drivers must present a full valid driving license. If the driving license is written in a language and characters different to those of the country of rental, an International Driving Permit is also required. Learn more about car hire driving licence requirements here.
- Can I hire a car with a debit card?
We accept payment by either a debit or credit card in the name of the renter. A credit card is required if you are renting a People Carrier, Compact Elite, SUV, Premium, Luxury or Executive vehicle. Learn more about our accepted card payment methods here.
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