Southend-on-Sea Car & Van Hire | Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Car & Van Hire in Southend-on-Sea

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OUR RESPONSE. OUR RESPONSIBILITY

Today and every day, we are committed to maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness in the industry. Now more than ever, our customers and employees deserve to know we stand behind that commitment with the Complete Clean Pledge. We pledge to go above and beyond our already rigorous cleaning protocols, including strict sanitising procedures to protect the health and safety of all.

Car Hire FAQs

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.

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.

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.

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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For additional questions, please visit our main car rental FAQs page.

Location Details for Southend-on-Sea

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Renting a Car at Southend-on-Sea

Local Car and Van Hire in Southend-on-Sea

Located 40 miles east of London, Southend-on-Sea is the largest town in Essex and a great seaside resort to visit. It has the world's longest leisure pier, and statistics show it's the warmest and driest place in the UK. All these features make it a great place to visit and hire a car from Enterprise. Aside from the pier and the seaside, everyone can enjoy a trip to the town's Adventure Island theme park. Take a drive in your hire car westwards along the coast to quaint Old Leigh with great pubs, or drive inland to Belfairs Wood, Park and Nature Reserve. Southend is only about 40 minutes' drive from the M25 in your hire car or van. The Enterprise branch on Queensway is easy to find and within walking distance of the Southend Central and Southend Victoria train stations. It's by the roundabout, where the A1160 meets the A13. As Southend is served by the London Southend Airport, there are a number of ways to get to the area to hire your vehicle.

Cheap Car and Van Rental in Southend-on-Sea

Secure a great price when hiring a car or van from Enterprise. Enterprise provides excellent vehicles and service, at affordable rates! Also, save money on prepaid rental when you book online and reserve the car or van you need for your planned date and time. The fleet comprises up-to-date vehicles that are maintained to exceptionally high standards and are fuel-efficient, so you won't use all your funds at the pumps.

Southend-on-Sea Van Hire

Whether you need a small, medium, large or extra-large van for your domestic or business moving job, Enterprise will take care of your request. Included in the range are spacious and accessible vans for those with mobility needs, and Luton vans with a tail-lift to help you move and handle your load. All Enterprise vans are modern and maintained to high standards. Learn more about Enterprise van hire.

A Wide Range of Vehicles to Hire

Enterprise has different hire cars to suit various needs and budgets. Whether you want a small or large compact, a standard vehicle or even a small or large premium model, the branch can provide well-maintained, clean cars of your choice. For something a little flashy, like a coupe or convertible, check out the range online! Finally, you can also book people carriers and SUVs for families or groups.

Driving Information in Southend-on-Sea

Southend-on Sea benefits from a well laid out road network, with several major A roads crisscrossing the city centre, making it easy to drive around. For example, there is the A13 from east to west and the A1160 from north to south. Further north is the A127, connecting to the M25. Park your hire car using on-street parking or municipal car parks, such as the Seaway Car Park.