Car Hire at Newquay Airport - Cornwall [NQY], United Kingdom

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Car hire in Newquay Airport - Cornwall [NQY]

Newquay Airport is the main transportation hub serving the South of England. Travellers use it as a stopover when getting around the magnificent Cornwall and the beautiful surrounding regions. There’s everything for a great holiday: the endless ocean, mighty cliffs, deep lakes, ancient castles, and pirate caves.

Therefore, it would be a great idea to pick up a car hire Newquay Airport and visit all the most amazing places in the area. A hire car is the only convenient way to get around Cornwall because a local public transport system is mainly represented by buses that run irregularly.

With Newquay Airport car hire, you can travel freely to local attractions, and if necessary, go a little further to find even more amazing spots. Just imagine all the beauty of the landscapes that you will see from the window of your car!

So, pick up Cornwall car hire Newquay to experience the best of Southern England. A personal car gives you freedom of movement and wide travel opportunities, which is exactly what you need for an unforgettable trip!

Kia Picanto

Mini

4x
2x
Hire Kia Picanto

$31.37 /day

Fiat 500

Mini

4x
2x
Hire Fiat 500
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$32.41 /day

Opel Corsa

Economy

5x
2x
Hire Opel Corsa

$32.94 /day

Opel Corsa

Economy

5x
2x
Hire Opel Corsa
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$34.42 /day

Opel Astra

Compact

5x
3x
Hire Opel Astra

$33.15 /day

Fiat Tipo

Compact

5x
3x
Hire Fiat Tipo
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$40.08 /day

Kia Ceed

Compact

5x
3x
Hire Kia Ceed

$50.02 /day

Ford Focus

Compact

5x
3x
Hire Ford Focus
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$52.82 /day

Nissan Qashqai

SUV

5x
4x
Hire Nissan Qashqai

$39.62 /day

Nissan Qashqai

SUV

5x
4x
Hire Nissan Qashqai
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$52.30 /day

Opel Grandland X

SUV

5x
4x
Hire Opel Grandland X
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$64.66 /day

Seat Arona

SUV

5x
3x
Hire Seat Arona
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$91.65 /day

Skoda Octavia

Intermediate

5x
4x
Hire Skoda Octavia
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$44.86 /day

Skoda Octavia

Intermediate

5x
4x
Hire Skoda Octavia

$45.42 /day

Mercedes C Class Estate

Estate

5x
5x
Hire Mercedes C Class Estate
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$92.34 /day

Volkswagen Passat

Standard

5x
4x
Hire Volkswagen Passat
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$106.66 /day

Volkswagen Sharan

7 seat people carrier

7x
2x
Hire Volkswagen Sharan
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$81.34 /day

Opel Combo

7 seat people carrier

7x
1x
Hire Opel Combo
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$173.66 /day

Volkswagen Arteon Automatic

Premium

5x
4x
Hire Volkswagen Arteon Automatic
  • Unlimited mileage
  • Airport fee

$125.09 /day

How to hire a car in Newquay - Cornwall with Rental24.co.uk?

Using the search form, you will see a list of cars available for hire in Newquay - Airport - Cornwall for the dates you selected. When you are choosing a vehicle, pay attention to the number of passengers, the capacity of the trunk, and the type of transmission. Make sure that the vehicle matches your needs.

If you choose a car marked "or similar", you will get a selected or similar vehicle, which means, if you select a 7-seater vehicle with automatic transmission, you’ll get a car that accommodates at least 7 passengers with an automatic transmission. Use a filter to find offers that match your needs. Clicking on the "Important information" button near each vehicle, you will find car hire conditions and requirements to the age of the driver, driver experience, information about available methods of payment, insurance rates, etc.

Pay attention to the reviews and ratings of car hire companies because different providers have different ratings in Newquay - Cornwall NQY Airport. To reduce the likelihood of problems while hiring a car, give preference to companies with a higher rating. Look through all the offers on our list, choose the one that matches your budget and hire it.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us by chat, email [email protected] or phone, 1 (347) 719 1928

Things to know about hiring a car from NQY Airport, UK

Language

English

Currency

GBP

Traffic direction

Left-hand

Speed limit in town

30 mph

Speed limit out of town

60 mph

This is the right decision to pick up a car hire Newquay Cornwall at the airport. You will be able to start your trip immediately after landing by heading to your hotel, the nearest café, or visiting several iconic places in the area.

The airport is small but has a very convenient infrastructure. You will find some Newquay car hire companies right in the airport terminal, outside the arrival hall. Among them are Hertz and Europcar. Exit the arrivals hall through the right door, and a little further you will see their counters. Car hire agencies such as Budget, Avis, and Keddy by Europcar offer Meet & Greet service for pre-booked car hire, which is also an easy way to pick up a car hire Newquay Airport.

Please note that in-terminal companies operate Monday to Friday from 8:00 till 16:00 and from 8:00 till 13:00 on Saturday. So, if you need to pick up a car hire at Newquay Airport after hours, Meet and Greet service is usually provided.

From the airport, you can easily reach near Newquay. Take the B3276 coastal road for incredible views from the window of your hire car, and in just 15-20 minutes you will get to the town centre. Alternatively, choose a different route by turning right onto the A3059 road. It will take you deep into Cornwall, where you will also find several interesting things on the way to Newquay.

What car hire companies are in Newquay - Airport - Cornwall?

Hire a car in Newquay - Cornwall is provided by world-leading car hire agencies and local suppliers with different ratings. You can hire a car from a well-known company or learn more about a new one just by clicking on the provider’s logo. Fill in the search form to get all available offers or choose any company from the list:

Car hire locations near Newquay Airport - Cornwall [NQY]

You can see a list of rental locations near NQY Airport, UK below. For your convenience, all the points are sorted by three types: car hire in airports, the city centres, and railway stations.

Note that the prices and the number of cars in the location may vary depending on the hire a car location. For example, hiring a car at the airport is sometimes more expensive than in the city centre, but the vehicle inventory is the largest, so first, check all offers in Newquay - Cornwall and compare prices before hiring a car.

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Map of car hire locations near Newquay - Airport - Cornwall

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How much will it cost to hire a car at Newquay Airport - Cornwall [NQY]

The average cost of hiring a car at NQY Airport, UK is £47 per day, but the final car hire cost directly depends on your requirements, age, time of booking, term of rental, etc.

When choosing a car for hire, it is worth to consider some factors:

  • It will be cheaper if you take and return the vehicle in the same place.
  • A car hire with a manual transmission will cost you less than with an automatic.
  • The lower the class of the vehicle, the cheaper it is to hire.
  • The more experienced a driver is, the more chances to save on hire car insurance.
  • To save money, choose a compact vehicle. It has lower rental costs and fuel consumption.

The daily prices to rent a car from the most trusted car hire agencies at Newquay - Cornwall are displayed in the table below. Check out car hire prices of different vehicle types from agencies presented in Newquay - Airport - Cornwall:

Vendors Mini Mini Economy Economy Compact Compact Standard Standard SUV SUV Luxury Luxury Van Van
from $31.37 from $32.94 from $33.15 from $45.42 from $39.62 - -
from $32.41 from $34.42 from $40.08 from $44.86 from $52.30 from $125.09 from $81.34

Use the search form above for the exact car hire prices for your rental dates

Which car hire is the cheapest in Newquay - Cornwall NQY Airport?

If you are looking for the cheapest option in NQY Airport, UK, pay your attention to HERTZ company. They offer Mini class vehicles (Kia Picanto or similar) for just £23 per day if you pick up and drop off your car at Newquay - Cornwall.

You can find this company just at the airport terminal They also have other types of vehicles for the lowest prices ever. Before you rent a car, be sure to check all rental conditions, whether insurance is included, and whether there will be additional payments. Be sure to have the answers to all your questions about hire a car in Newquay - Airport - Cornwall before paying for your reservation.

Which car hire I can rent at Newquay - Cornwall NQY Airport?

Due to the fact that there are 5 car hire companies at Newquay - Cornwall NQY Airport and next to it, the choice of vehicles is quite large. Frequently, you can choose a car for yourself according to such parameters like capacity, type of gearbox, car class, etc.

  • By capacity: 2-, 4-, 5-, 7-, 8-, 9-, 11-, 12-seaters.
  • By type of gearbox: manual or automatic.
  • By vehicle class you have more options: Mini, Economy, Compact, Mid-size, Standard, Full-size, Premium, Luxury, SUV, Van, Convertible, etc.

The full list of car hire classes available at the NQY Airport, UK on Rental24.co.uk is presented below:

Select a group of vehicles to see detailed information about it, including pricing, models, and requirements to hire a car at Newquay - Cornwall.

What car hire class is the most popular at Newquay - Airport - Cornwall?

The most frequently booked car hire class in Newquay - Cornwall NQY Airport is Compact - Volkswagen Golf or similar. Compact car hire prices in NQY Airport, UK differ a lot from various car hire companies. The lowest rate for Compact vehicles is offered by BUDGET and starts from £31 per day.

The reason for this popularity is easily explained. Such vehicles are not only inexpensive to hire, but also very economical in fuel consumption.

What car models can I hire in NQY Airport, UK

For your convenience, all car hire available in Newquay - Cornwall NQY Airport are divided by brands. If you prefer a certain car model or you are sure that a car with the needed characteristics is presented in the lineup of a certain brand, start your search from the relevant page. You will get the vehicle of this brand at the top of the list of search results. If you are looking for a car from an appropriate manufacturer, the nearest rental locations are also on these pages.

Note In order to get a vehicle of a particular brand or an exact car model, you have to find an offer with the “Guaranteed car model” sign in the search result page. Otherwise, you will get a vehicle of the same car hire class, but not the car model or make that was on the image during your booking.

Basic car hire conditions and bonuses in Newquay - Airport - Cornwall

All the key points and answers to the most disturbing questions are right in this table. You don’t need to start an online investigation to find out how much is the young driver’s surcharge (for drivers younger than 25), or what fees are included in your car rental price in Newquay - Airport - Cornwall. We’ve done it for you.

Vendor Pick-up type Fuel Bonuses Excess Fee 2
- - -
1,000 GBP - 1,500 GBP
$1,365.21 - $2,047.82
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
1,000 GBP - 1,200 GBP
$1,365.21 - $1,638.25
Airport terminal pickup Pick up and return full
  • Young driver
  • Airport fee
  • Oneway rental fee
  • Breakdown assistance
  • Road tax
  • Environmental fee
  • Unlimited mileage
1,100 GBP - 1,700 GBP
$1,501.73 - $2,320.86
- - -
1,700 GBP
$2,320.86
2 This sum will be held on your credit card within the rental period, unless you’ve purchased full insurance.

Your search results will include rental conditions such as young driver requirements, fees and other charges. Please review them carefully.

How old do I have to be to rent a car at Newquay - Cornwall

Want to hire a car, but you are under 25? On our website, you can get one of the best “young driver” options, which allow drivers under 25 year old to hire a car in Newquay - Cornwall NQY Airport.

The minimum age to hire a vehicle in NQY Airport, UK is 20 years old. But young drivers should be prepared for two additional terms and conditions:

  • The rates for young drivers with minimal driving experience are higher than for 25 years and older ones.
  • Not all models and brands of cars are available to young drivers to hire. Many agencies do not hire cars with powerful engines or luxury vehicles to drivers under 25 years of age.

With Rental24.co.uk, you will find the best car hire under 21 and under 25 year old in Newquay - Cornwall. We want to make vehicle hire affordable for everyone!

To find out more about underage car hire deals in Newquay - Airport - Cornwall, visit our pages for young renters:

FAQ - Car hire in Newquay - Cornwall NQY Airport

How to get cheap car hire in NQY Airport, UK?

Hiring a vehicle at Newquay - Cornwall is a good idea. That is why there are so many car hire companies at the airport. How to choose the cheapest car hire amongst all these offers? Heed the following advice:

  • Book your car hire in advance. So you can not only guarantee yourself the perfect model, but also count on an “Early bird” discount.
  • Pay attention to large network companies. Most often they have the opportunity to offer low-cost deals.
  • As a general rule, to hire a car in the city is cheaper than at the airport, but the selection of vehicles is also smaller off-airport.
  • When choosing a vehicle, assess your needs sensibly and do not require more options than you need.
  • Rental vehicles will cost you less if you collect and return it in the same place.

What documents do I need to hire a car in Newquay - Airport - Cornwall Newquay - Cornwall NQY Airport?

After you made a reservation on Rental24.co.uk, be sure to prepare and bring with you all the documents listed below to successfully pick up your car hire in NQY Airport, UK. If you do not present the required documents, the documentation is not valid or you do not have enough money on your credit or debit card, the car hire agency may refuse to release the vehicle and your funds spent on car hire won’t be reimbursed.

Don’t forget to provide upon arrival at the rental desk:

  • A printed version of your voucher as a proof of your booking at Rental24.co.uk.
  • A full driving licence held for a minimum of 1 year (sometimes 2 years are required; check terms and conditions) with no major endorsements. UK licence holders need to present the photocard.
  • International Driving Permit accompanied by the original domestic licence is constantly required. Read rental conditions to find out in which cases you do not need to provide IDP.
  • A valid photo ID (passport or national ID).
  • A credit card (or debit card if accepted) in the first name and surname of the main driver to pre-authorise a deposit. Your credit card must be valid for up to 6 months after the end of your hire a car period.

How to hire a car without a credit card at Newquay - Cornwall?

You can use your debit card to pay for a reservation on our website. Note that to pick up your car, you must provide either a credit card, or a debit card to pre-authorise a deposit at the rental counter.

Mindfully read the rental conditions of your selected offer. On Rental24.co.uk, some car hire companies accept only credit cards to cover the deposit, whereas others allow debit cards as well.

Please note, only MasterCard or VISA debit cards in the main driver's name may be accepted. Moreover, if you need to use a debit card to hire a car, your rental duration can be no longer than 28 days.

You won’t be able to authorise the deposit with prepaid and electronic cards (Visa Electron). They are not accepted in Newquay - Airport - Cornwall.

Which car hire companies accept debit cards in Newquay - Cornwall NQY Airport?

In NQY Airport, UK, the following world-famous car hire companies may accept debit cards: Avis, Thrifty, Hertz, Dollar, Budget, National, Enterprise, SIXT, Europcar, etc.

You also should know that if you purchase the Excess Reimbursement Insurance on our website, you will be required to present a credit card at the rental counter so that the car hire agency can authorise the deposit.

Can someone else drive my rental car at Newquay - Cornwall?

If you plan to drive a rental vehicle with an extra driver, be sure to check this while booking. Some car hire companies may charge you extra money for each additional driver. This is primarily due to the different cost of insurance for one or more drivers.

Good news! You can find many car hire deals with free additional driver options in Newquay - Airport - Cornwall! So don’t forget to check if the provider you selected offers a free additional driver option or for an extra charge.

What is car hire excess insurance in Newquay - Cornwall NQY Airport?

The general rule to drivers of rental vehicles is that they must be insured. Car insurance is usually provided by a car hire company. If you have your own insurance, be sure to consult with an insurance agent before the trip whether it covers car hire in your country and abroad.

If you want to save money and not buy a full insurance package, take the opportunity to secure your deposit by purchasing Excess Reimbursement Insurance on our website. Excess Insurance implies that the deposit will be required on your credit card during the pick-up, but if any money will be used from your deposit, they will be reimbursed by an insurance company.

What type of fuel policy should I choose in NQY Airport, UK?

The best petrol option is full-to-full (pick up and return full tank of fuel). In this case, you need to return the vehicle with the same fuel level as you collected; therefore, you pay only for the petrol you used.

But other fuel options are also possible, be sure to check them before hiring a car at Newquay - Cornwall. And do not forget to fill the tank before returning the vehicle if this will save you some money.

How to pick up a car hire at Newquay Airport?

The company's office location is the main factor that influences the way to pick up a car hire Newquay at the local airport. You can read the exact pick-up point on your booking confirmation voucher.

If you are booking a car from Europcar, Keddy by Europcar or Hertz, then all you need to do is to reach the appropriate Newquay car hire Airport counter. You can easily reach it whether you arrive at the airport by plane or by car:

  • Arriving at the airport by plane. After boarding, proceed to the arrivals area. Then exit the arrivals hall through the right door and you will find car hire counters.
  • Arriving at the airport by car or taxi. Head to East Car Park, located on the south side of the airport. Then go to the terminal and follow the Car Hire signs which will lead you to the counters.

Once you have approached the counter or met with a company representative, you must first provide the documents required for car hire. This is usually a driving licence, credit card and booking confirmation voucher.

After you receive the key, carefully inspect the hire car for damage such as scratches, chips, etc. If you find such, take a picture of them and ask them to add them to the contract. Then, sign the contract, and clarify with the employee for the location to drop off Cornwall car hire Newquay. Well, now you can get into a hire car and enjoy the ride!

How to drop off a car hire at Newquay Airport?

In order to drop off the car hire Newquay Cornwall, keep your way to the pre-arranged location. You should clarify this at the beginning of your trip. If you picked up a vehicle at the airport, then you will need to return it to the drop-off car park situated near the entrance to the terminal. The same applies if you pick up a car hire in Newquay through the Meet and Greet service.

In general, the drop-off process at Newquay Airport doesn’t cause any difficulties. However, you need to follow some recommendations to make it easy and quick:

  • Plan your return trip in advance. Please note that you may be charged if you are late or drop off the car too early.
  • Leave the key in the dropbox in case the company’s office is closed upon the return of the hire car. You’ll find it in the car park.
  • Return a hire car with a full tank of fuel if using a full-to-full policy. The nearest gas station to refuel the car is Westways Filling Station, located at A3059, Tregaswith, Newquay TR8 4JQ.

Driving in Newquay & Cornwall

Newquay is well connected to all parts of the county, so it will be convenient for you to explore all its sights with a hire car. In general, driving a car hire Cornwall is like a leisurely stroll, as you will hardly encounter difficult road junctions in the area. The region is dominated by secondary roads and it will be easy for you to travel on them even if you don't have enough driving experience.

Newquay is the very first place you will go from the airport. It has several one-way roads: Bank Street and East Street in the city centre. Car parks in the town and generally in Cornwall are mostly paid, but you will also find free ones near large supermarkets.

Please note that it will be difficult for you to find free car park spaces in popular places such as Fistral Beach. Therefore, it would be better for you to leave your Newquay car hire vehicle nearby and walk to the beach on foot.

Despite the abundance of secondary roads, Cornwall has several roads of national importance. So, pick up a Cornwall car hire Newquay and take the A30 or A38 road heading east. There you will also find many exciting destinations, including Exeter and Plymouth.

Points of interest near Newquay Airport

With car hire Newquay Airport, all the most amazing attractions in the area are within easy reach. First of all, head out to explore the Cornwall coastline with an abundance of beaches, steep cliffs, and scenic natural landscapes. Then, pay attention to the cozy towns that will tell you a lot about the local culture and way of life.

Of course, there are many other interesting destinations to have a good time in the region. Here are some great spots to go with a car hire Cornwall:

  • Padstow, 10-mile-drive from Newquay Airport. Padstow is known for the largest harbor on the north coast of Cornwall. This is a very beautiful place where you will enjoy a walk. Local gastro pubs will reveal to you the secrets of Cornish cuisine.
  • Truro, 19 miles away from the airport. It’s fully packed with architectural landmarks including Truro Cathedral with its amazing 76-meters-high copper spire. The Royal Cornwall Museum is another interesting place to visit there. If you pick up a car hire Newquay, you will need only half an hour to get there.
  • St Ives, 38 miles from Newquay Airport. St Ives is a cozy coastal fishing town. Emerald water, white sand, bright sun, and beautiful natural landscapes create a sense of another reality. This place also has numerous galleries and museums where you can learn a lot about art.

One-Way Car Hire from Newquay Airport

Pick up a one-way car hire Newquay and drop it off anywhere throughout the United Kingdom you want! This is the best way to add vivid impressions to your trip. London, Newcastle, Liverpool, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Bristol, Birmingham, Southampton, Leeds, and Cardiff are available as one-way destinations.

Use car hire Newquay Airport comparison on our website to choose the greatest one-way option for your trip. If necessary, check out the most popular one-way locations for car hire from Newquay Airport:

One-way directions Distance Average travel time
Exeter Airport 88 miles via A30 1 h 25 min
Bristol Airport 148 miles via A30 and M5 2 h 30 min
Southampton Airport 192 miles via A30 and A35 3 h 40 min
Cardiff Airport 205 miles via А30 and M5 3 h 30 min
Heathrow Airport, London 238 miles via A30 и А303 4 h 05 min
Birmingham Airport 248 miles via A30 and M5 3 h 55 min
Gatwick Airport, London 264 miles via A30 и А303 4 h 30 min
Luton Airport, London 271 miles via A30 и А303 4 h 40 min
Manchester Airport 314 miles via M5 5 h 05 min
London Stansted Airport 320 miles via M5 and M4 5 h 15 min
Liverpool Airport 327 miles via M5 5 h 20 min
Leeds Bradford Airport 369 miles via M5 6h 05 min
Newcastle Airport 455 miles via M5 7 h 15min
Glasgow International Airport 530 miles via M5 and M6 8 h 20 min
Edinburgh Airport 530 miles via M5 and M6 8 h 35 min