Car Hire from East Midlands Airport (EMA)
Car Hire FAQs
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
- 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.
Can I hire a car with a debit card?
We accept all major debit cards except for Maestro, Electron, Solo and pre-paid cards. To hire our 4x4s and premium vehicles, we require a credit card. All cards MUST have the main driver's name on it.
How much does it cost to rent a car?
Our prices may vary because car hire prices are based on various factors such as, vehicle size, seasonality, length of rental, vehicle make, availability and location. Customers are advised to start the booking process to determine the exact price.
Can I modify, extend, or cancel my reservation?
You can modify or cancel your reservation via our website or mobile app. If you prepaid your booking and you cancel 3 days or more before your specified pick up time you will receive a full refund of the total amount. To extend your car rental, you can click “Call to Extend Your Rental” in our mobile app. You can also call your rental branch or 0800 800 227 to extend your reservation.
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Renting a Car at East Midlands Airport (EMA)
Car Hire at East Midlands Airport with Enterprise
Travelling to East Midlands Airport? From Majorca to Amsterdam, East Midlands Airport boasts flights all across Europe. Enterprise vehicles are located in the car rental village at East Midlands Airport. There isn’t a bus service, so please follow signs to the location. Allow 10 – 15 minutes for this walk.
When you hire a car at Enterprise, we're committed to giving you the vehicle you need with the service you expect at great value rates. Our hire car fleet is made up of modern and well-equipped manual and automatic transmission vehicles, so you can drive away with confidence. We're also proud to offer electric car rental, so you can do your bit for the planet without having to compromise on convenience. And, of course, our vehicles are always thoroughly cleaned, inside and out. Book with Enterprise today and enjoy excellent value on your ideal rental car.
A Wide Range of Car Rental Options
From frugal family hatchbacks to Earth-friendly electric vehicles, we've got the right car hire option for you. They're all available to browse on our easy-to-use online booking tool. If your young ones are joining you on your trip, you'll be pleased to know that we offer a range of child booster seats. You can easily add these extras when you hire a car.
A Wide Van Hire Range
When you need to shift a load, there's nothing better than a rental van. If it's an important parcel coming into East Midlands Airport, one of our agile Small vans would be great. Or, if you're moving into a nearby house, hiring a Luton van will make the job so much easier.
Things to do In and Around East Midlands Airport
East Midlands Airport is almost equidistant between the three cities of Derby, Leicester and Nottingham. Petrolheads will enjoy a visit to see the pros race at Donington Park circuit, just next to the airport.
In Leicester, the new King Richard III visitor centre is a must for history fans. With a history spanning almost two centuries, Leicester is one of England’s oldest cities. Its bustling 800-year-old market is one of the biggest in Europe, the wonderful Old Town is a place filled with many boutiques and eateries, whilst places like the Jewry Wall Museum paint a picture of Roman Leicester. Further afield, Melton Mowbray is well worth the 40-minute drive – it's the home of the famous English pork pie!
Driving Information at East Midlands Airport
Motorway and main road traffic information is frequently broadcast to update motorists travelling around and through the broad area covered by the East Midlands counties. On main routes, traffic information radio frequencies are often signposted at the roadside.