Car Hire in Reading

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Reading, United Kingdom
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre
Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£30.90 per day
City Centre
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or comparable
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£31.90 per day
City Centre
Compact
Ford Focus or comparable
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Routes Car Rental
£36.39 per day
Reading East
Intermediate
Skoda Octavia or comparable
Skoda Octavia
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Hertz
£44.68 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

City Centre
Standard SUV
MG HS or comparable
MG HS
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£40.46 per day
City Centre
Compact Elite
Mercedes Benz A Class or comparable
Mercedes Benz A Class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Routes Car Rental
£50.59 per day
Reading East
Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • Man.
Hertz
£33.92 per day
City Centre
Economy
Opel Corsa or comparable
Opel Corsa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Routes Car Rental
£35.71 per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 08:56 on 2024-07-13.

Travel Information

Languages
English
Currency
GBP
Drive on
Left-hand side
Dialing code
+44
Average car hire price
£38 per day
Average car hire length
6 days
Speed limit within city centre
48 km/h or 30 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
96 - 112 km/h or 60 - 70 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Average petrol price
£1.56 per litre or £5.91 per gallon
Lowest petrol price
£1.42 per litre or £5.38 per gallon
Highest petrol price
£1.80 per litre or £6.81 per gallon

Map of Car Hire Destinations

In which month is car hire in Reading the most affordable?

According to our data, prices for hiring a car in Reading fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph displays the average hire prices in each month in order to help you find the best bargain.
Average price for hiring a car per day in Reading
January
£20.90
February
£27.71
March
£15.80
April
May
£51.57
June
£38.94
July
August
£40.10
September
£35.22
October
November
December
The best month to hire a car in Reading is April (when the average price is £15.80 per day). This is 52% less than the yearly average and 69% less than hiring in June (when the average price is £51.57).

This information can help you determine the low season. But note that these prices are only averages. The cost of your car hire is determined by the type of car you select, the length of time you hire it for, and how much in advance you book. Simply select your dates in the form at the top of the page to find out the exact prices.

What's the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Reading?

Car hire lengths vary from month to month: in April, the average hirer keeps their car for 12 days, and in June, they keep their car for 4 days.
Average number of hire days in Reading
January
8
February
7
March
12
April
May
4
June
6
July
August
8
September
5
October
November
December

What is the most favoured month for hiring a car in Reading?

Given the number of searches made by our customers, the most popular month for hiring a car in Reading is June, and the least popular is February.
Popularity of Car Hire in Reading by Monthly Searches
January
37%
February
37%
March
147%
April
May
184%
June
74%
July
August
147%
September
74%
October
November
December

Car hire information

Car hire locations 2
Popular suppliers Hertz, Routes Car Rental, Keddy
Popular car categories Medium cars, Small cars, SUVs
Lowest price £31 per day
Cheapest supplier Keddy

Most popular car models of suppliers

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Hertz Vauxhall Astra 5 2 Medium cars
Hertz Kia Ceed 5 2 Medium cars
Routes Car Rental Opel Corsa 5 1 Small cars
Routes Car Rental Mercedes Benz A Class 5 2 Medium cars
Keddy Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Keddy Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Routes Car Rental Opel Crossland 5 2 SUVs

Car Hire Statistics

Highest-rated company
Keddy
8.1 / 10
)
Lowest-rated company
Routes Car Rental
7.2 / 10
Total rental companies
4
Average daily price
£38.06
Lowest daily price
£30.90
Total cars available
35

Top 4 suppliers in Reading in 2024

Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.1 / 2 reviews
1 location
£34 - £59
Keddy
Keddy
Very good 8.1 / 2 reviews
1 location
£31 - £40
Europcar
Europcar
Good 7.9 / 1 review
1 location
£32 - £112
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Good 7.2 / 1 review
1 location
£36 - £55
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