Car & Van Hire in Slough
Welcome to the Enterprise Slough car rental page. Choose from a wide selection of cars ranging from smaller economy cars to larger SUVs and people carriers
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Car & Van Rental in Slough?
Slough is the ideal base for exploring some of England’s most popular destinations, including London and Windsor. Windsor Castle, Legoland, Hampton Court Palace, Ascot Racecourse and the Didcot Railway Centre are just some of the memorable attractions within a short drive of the town. A hire car in Slough gives you the flexibility to explore and experience all that this region has to offer. With two locations in Slough, we offer you plenty of choice and friendly service with branches close to the town centre and the M4 motorway.
Our Vehicles for Hire in Slough
Our Slough location is based north-east of the town centre on Uxbridge Road in George Green. We also operate a branch in East Slough on Bath Road close to the Burnham rail station. Both locations provide a wide selection of safe and modern vehicles that will get you moving quickly and without hassle. Our fleet includes smaller vehicles such as minis and compact cars. We also have larger vehicles, including saloons and estate cars. If you want to explore Slough and nearby destinations in luxury, we also offer premium cars from the likes of Mercedes.
If you need a more spacious vehicle for your time in Slough, our we have a number of options promising more room for your both travel companions and luggage. We supply people carriers for groups travelling together and these vehicles seat up to nine passengers. Our SUVs options also deliver additional power and space for a more comfortable ride. Whatever your needs, we have a stylish and clean solution for you to enjoy on your holiday.
Attractions in Slough
Slough is an ideal base for exploring Berkshire, including the nearby towns of Eton and Windsor. The town itself is home to the Slough Museum, which tells the area’s story with interesting exhibits. Other historic sites close to Slough include Eton College, which is about 1.4 miles away. The college is one of the most famous public schools in the UK. Founded in 1440 by Henry VI, the school’s pupils have included members of the Royal Family, 19 British prime ministers, and members of the aristocracy. A stunning estate on the border between Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, Cliveden is 5.4 miles from Slough. The Italianate mansion is on the banks of the River Thames and was once owned by the Astor family.
A car offers flexibility to explore nearby Windsor and all this historic town has to offer. One of England’s most popular attractions, Windsor Castle is just 1.8 miles from Slough. It is the oldest continuously occupied royal residence and lends its name to the Royal Family. On the grounds of the Home Park of Windsor Castle is Frogmore House, a seventeenth-century property about a half mile south of the castle. Windsor Great Park dates from the thirteenth century. With about 4,800 acres, the deer park was once a hunting ground for Windsor Castle. On the park’s grounds are the Royal Lodge and Cumberland Lodge. Also in Windsor is Legoland, a famous theme park with models created from more than 45 million Lego blocks.
Places to Visit Outside Slough
Thanks to the town’s position close to the M4 and other major roads, you can easily discover some real gems a little further afield. With Slough as a base, you will be able to see and experience more of the South of England. Didcot Railway Centre houses more than 20 Great Western Railway steam locomotives in an original shed and locomotive works, as well as several carriages and wagons. The family-friendly attraction is less than 20 miles from Slough. In Beaconsfield, about seven miles from Slough, the Bekonscot Model Village and Railway is another attraction families will enjoy.
Berkshire is a popular horse racing destination. One of the UK’s top racetracks is the Ascot Racecourse, where the Royal Ascot is held each June. Other fan favourites include the Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher, and the Newbury Racecourse. Hampton Court Palace in East Molesey is where Henry VIII ruled just under 13 miles from Slough. Highlights include the Great Hall, one of England’s finest examples of a medieval hall.
Day trips from Slough offer visitors the chance to see historic attractions and natural wonders. South Downs National Park is 32 miles away. The beautiful area is home to the ancient cathedral city of Winchester as well as some stunning countryside. Also worth a visit is Oxford, which is about 27 miles from Slough and hosts the world-famous Oxford University. London’s Westminster Cathedral, the London Zoo, Buckingham Palace, Lord’s Cricket Ground and the Sherlock Holmes Museum are all about 30 miles from Slough.
Airport Car Hire
Our location at Heathrow Airport provides a convenient option for travellers arriving by air who want to start off their holiday quickly and without hassle. With an airport car hire, Slough is less than a 20-minute drive from Heathrow. This means you will be on the road and ready to start your English adventure soon after your flight arrives and will save time since you avoid having to arrange taxis or airport transfers. You can also have your car from the moment you arrive until just before your flight departs, giving you maximum value for money on your car rental. A convenient shuttle bus connects all terminals with our branches close to Heathrow Airport.
Parking and Traffic Information in Slough
There are several private and public car parks throughout Slough, including in the town centre. Free options include the Elmshoot Lane Car Park in Chippenham, Shelly Close Car Park on High Street in Langley, and Vicarage Way Car Park in Colnbrook. In Slough’s town centre, there is also parking at the Buckingham Gardens Car Park. Car parks on Burlington Avenue, Herschel Street, Hatfield Road and The Grove also provide parking options in the town centre.
Although Slough is about seven miles from Heathrow Airport, the journey can take longer than expected due to traffic along the M4. Congestion is particularly heavy on the motorway during morning and evening hours as commuters travel to and from Central London. If you are driving into Central London, keep in mind that there is a congestion charge for using your vehicle in the heart of the capital. Traffic can also be heavy in Central London and the M25 motorway.
Cheap Van and Car Hire
From large people carriers to smaller economy cars, Enterprise Rent-a-Car guarantees cheap rates on car hire from our Slough branch. Our economy cars are renowned for being cheap to hire as well as low running costs with great fuel efficiency. Book online in advance for our cheapest prices, alternatively book in branch and get the car that suits your needs.
Moving house? Moving furniture? Enterprise has vans available at our Slough branches to ensure that you can get a vehicle to suit your needs. From smaller passenger vans to larger commercial vans – give our branches a call or book online to guarantee you a van hire that will suit your needs. Van hire is cheap and easy through Enterprise online or in branch, we promise to provide a vehicle to suit you for as long as you require it.
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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