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Southampton is located on the South of England shores close to Hampshire, Portsmouth and the New Forest.
Any cruise passenger wishing to book a car or van from the airport branch ,
can do so by placing the following words into Bluewheels' comparison website : Southampton - Airport[GB] [SOH]
One way rentals are popular with cruise passengers wishing to drive home after their luxury cruise holiday has finished. Drivers may wish to drop their holiday car rental at : Bournemouth Airport and Luton Airport and Exeter Airport.
Car hire companies which operate from Southampton Int Airport are :
Alamo, Hertz, Europcar, Avis, Budget, Enterprise and National.
Below are just a couple of local filling stations close to the branch:The closest filling station to Southampton Airport can be found at SO17 3ED post code which a Shell Garage on the A335 Thomas Lewis Way Road which can be found around one and half miles south of the airport just off the M27, J5.
Heading North from the airport a service station run by Texaco can be found just over a mile away on the A335 on the Southampton Road with a post code S050 9FL.
Are The Car Hire Companies At The Airport?
Drivers will find the rental reception centre located near to the Short Stay Car Park which is next to the Southampton main terminal.
Where Do I Collect My Vehicle When I Arrive?
After you have complete the booking by following the instructions. A confirmation voucher is sent direct to your inbox. Your details will be included on the reference.
Carefully check over your rental booking and amend any mistakes that have occurred at your earliest convenience.
Some changes can't be helped by you due to change in your circumstances. Try not to leave changes to the last minute as this could be a costly .
Do I leave a deposit?
Renters are advised that when they arrive at the Southampton Airport car hire branch on the day they are due to collect their vehicle. Customers are reminded that they will be required to leave a rental deposit and fuel deposit before they can drive away in their vehicles.
No matter whether you have booked car hire or van hire from the airport. All deposits are frozen on your credit card until you return your vehicle back to the depot. Drivers are advised to closely check over their UK rental vans very carefully before signing the rental agreement form at the branch.
Customers are advised to write down any damage they find on the form so they will not be charged for this on their return.
A lot of the time customers who have a plane to catch are in a hurry frightened they miss their flight and do not have the time to double check their vehicle for any damage which may have occurred during their rental time. Renters are also advised to double check fuel consumption as the branch staff may charge you for not only for damage they find but also any missing fuel.
Always take photographic evidence if you do not have the time to go over your rental car on your return to the airport with branch staff as you will be asked to sign the agreement saying that you agree to any charges which the staff find in your absence.
Can I Collect a Vehicle after I arrive at the Docks?
Best way to reach the rental branch would be by catching a taxi from the docks directly to the airport depot.
Disembarking from your cruise ship with your luggage and your family can be daunting and a little overwhelming. Don't worry with vehicle rental arranged through blue wheels comparison website make your way to the branch with all your belongings , passengers and paperwork. The rental staff will take care of the rest for you.
Anyone feeling that the airport is too far away from the docks then perhaps you can select the downtown location instead. Choose from a selection of vehicles with the cheapest always appearing first.
How Can I Find Out About Fuel ?
There are a couple of different options which the hire firms adopt. Drivers can read about their rental terms on their confirmation which is sent out to them once they have completed the booking and paid their deposit online.
Policies can be:
1. Pick up full and return full
2. Pick up full and return empty
3. Pick up and Return the same
4. Pay for fuel on arrival
The norm for renters tends to be pick up full and return full. This terms means that drivers will be given a full tank of petrol on arrival at the depot and are asked to return their rental van back to the outlet with a full tank of petrol. Downside to this policy is returning the car full of fuel. Which can be hard to achieve depending on your return location.
Drivers who will be returning their vehicles back to the airport via either petrol garages please note what the fuel gauge says on your rental agreement form to avoid being over charged by the hire firms for missing fuel.
How Do I Find Out Which Car Supplier I Will Rent From?
The quote system is configured to offer the best price at the top of the list for your particular search requirements.
When drivers select an airport location only a price will show next to the vehicles. However in downtown locations the name of the car hire company may also be present.
Anyone booking a car from an airport can change their mind once their confirmation comes through and they do not like the hire firm allocated to their rental.
Drivers wishing to change their mind can do so by contacting the customer services office which has details shown at the foot of the page. Remember and change over your booking as quickly as possible to avoid any admin charges.
Also remember that changing hire firms from their original quote may also result in a price change. All details are sent direct to you.
Look over your voucher carefully and present this along with the relevant documents when you arrive at the branch.
One way Van Rental from The Branch:
Arriving into the airport on the South Coast of England drivers are able to book a cheap car rental from either downtown or airport locations using our system. This is also the case for any passenger disembarking from a cruise ship after docking at Southampton Port. Renters can hail a cab and arrive at either outlet location and collect a budget or luxury car hire after completing the paperwork. All types of cars or minivans can be arranged by booking in advance online via Bluewheels. All fees are payable on collection of your car hire.
Renters are able to book a one way rental to collect from here and perhaps drop off at a London Airport for example for a small additional price. Drivers may also arranged car hire on a one way basis from their home town to the docks area and same in return. All possible through our online website.
One way rentals are not possible from UK to Europe.
Various types of cars are available to rent on offer through our website including sports car hire and economy rent a car such as a Clio. Arrange your car rentals cheap from bluewheels for ease.
Luxury Car Rental:
You can book your luxury car rental from Southampton Airport online. There are a various types of cars on offer including BMW, Mercedes E Class and Mercedes C Class. Whether you have a business meeting to attend and need that all important first impression to win you the deal or you prefer the luxury that the premium cars offer . Renters will be able to search our booking engine and compare the different offers on display under one umbrella. Looking for any type of rental can be completed in a couple of clicks.
Car rental suppliers located at Southampton International Airport:
Avis Southampton International Airport Terminal Building, Southampton, SO18 2NL, England, UK. National & Alamo car and van hire
Drive Partner : Enterprise rent-a-car Southampton Airport Southampton, SO18 2NL, England, United Kingdom
Hertz Car Rental Southampton International Airport Terminal Building Southampton England UK Enterprise Car Rental UK Baa Sou Terminal Building Southampton SO18 2NL England, UK
Car Rental Building
Southampton International Airport
Southampton, SO18 2NL
Our locations cover the globe with over 30,000 branches including England. Find the best deals online.
The car rental companies listed can change.
Passenger information about transport links from Southampton Airport
Southampton Airport Parkway Railway Station is a short walk from the terminal building. You can catch a train to London , New Forest , Portsmouth , Bournemouth or Southampton town centre and many more locations from here. Trains are frequent. You can always decide to book a car from a different location other than Southampton.
If you arriving by cruise ship into Southampton Dock. You can catch a taxi to Southampton Central Train Station then catch a train to collect your rental from the airport.
There is a good number of buses which connect the airport to the city centre, harbour, university.
If you wish to reach the cruise ships based at Southampton Dock. You can do so by catching the U1 bus direct from the airport to Dock 4.
The coach will drop passengers off here just to security reasons and passengers can walk to catch their boat from here.
Multi-storey facilities are available for parking opposite the terminal. This includes short and long term parking for holiday makers. Telephone numbers are available inside the car park for any questions customers may have on arrival. Drivers can phone if they wish to double check their holiday parking with customer services upon arrivals.
Pick Up & Drop off Zones:
The short stay car park is home to the collection and drop off points which is located on the ground floor. This is but a short distance walk away from the terminal. An allocated free allowance is given to drivers with a charge there after.
Southampton Airport Services & Facilities:
ATMs are available for you to withdraw cash in both Sterling and Euro and can be found before and after security.
Smoking Within The Airport:
Passengers are not permitted to smoke inside the airport terminal.
Free Internet connection is available for you for a limited time offer which can then be purchased for a small price.
Shops After Security:
World Duty Free
WHSmith Book Stall
Restaurants After Security:
The Globe Bar & Kitchen
The Olive Tree
Map of Southampton Airport