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Car Hire in Reading

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Popular car groups in Reading

Small, practical and easy to park, economy cars are ideal for driving through busy city streets. Check out these examples and compare prices:

  • Vauxhall Corsa - 4 Seats

    Vauxhall Corsa

    4 1 1
  • Ford Focus - 5 Seats

    Ford Focus

    5 2
  • Hyundai i30 - 5 Seats

    Hyundai i30

    5 2
  • Fiat 500 - 4 Seats

    Fiat 500

    4 2

Top 3 locations in Reading

Reading Downtown


Slough Downtown


Basingstoke Downtown


Why rent a car in Reading with

Our team negotiate with all the major rental companies in Reading to bring you cheap prices that are exclusive to us. And, if you find the same car from the same supplier at a better price elsewhere, we will beat the quote as part of our Best Price Guarantee. Just use the simple search form to tell us when you want to rent, and we will compare prices across a range of cars — from city-friendly mini cars to nine-seater people carriers. To find the car which best suits your needs, you can filter the listings based on the supplier, rating, pick-up location, size, fuel policy and specifications.

Top Tips

  • When in a built-up area, the maximum speed limit is 30mph (48kph). The speed limit can go down to 20mph (32kph) near schools and family areas.
  • There are a number of off-street and on-street parking spaces in Reading — the prices for these vary. Three ‘Park and Ride’ services are also available.
  • During rush hour, the roads in and around Reading can get very congested.

Which companies offer best value in Reading?

We are completely impartial, so we show ratings and reviews from previous customers next to each listing. We ask customers to rate the supplier in seven key areas, such as the condition of the car, the helpfulness of the counter staff and the speed of pick-up and drop-off. Their feedback will give you an insight into how each brand compares in terms of customer satisfaction and overall value for money — so you can make an informed choice when you are deciding who to rent with. We are pleased to say most of the companies who supply cars for us in Reading have been rated as ‘excellent’.

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Day trips from Reading

Highclere Castle: Around 27 miles from Reading is the imposing splendour of the real Downton Abbey. Highclere Castle, near Newbury, has been the location of the hugely popular British TV drama since 2010 — and you can walk in the footsteps of the Earl and Countess of Grantham when you visit this lavish stately home. Also, don’t miss the gardens, park and follies.

Brighton: The coastal city of Brighton is a shining example of a Victorian seaside resort. Located an hour and 45 minutes from Reading, Brighton is a colourful place with a wide promenade, exciting independent shops and innovative restaurants. The city is also famous for music, with many bars and pubs featuring live bands – sometime for free. Music and art fans should visit The Prince Albert and the Hope and Ruin.

LEGOLAND Windsor: Head to LEGOLAND Windsor for a thrilling day out with your family. You can ride the rapids, escape from a fearsome dragon, fly through the tree tops and see all your favourite LEGO Star War characters. There are also a number of family-friendly restaurants serving a variety of food, and shops where you can create your own LEGO mini figure.

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