Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 게임몽 ▶ 홈피:≫ttw46.com≪
  2. 2 경마왕 ▶ 홈피:≫zkk47.com≪
  3. 3 스위피 ▶ 홈피:≫ttw46.com≪
  4. 4 스위피 ▶ 홈피:≫ttw46.com≪
  5. 5 Road trip to Spanish Pyrenees - Suggestions?
  6. 6 Ephesus - Tour A or B??
  7. 7 릴게임신천지상어 ◑접속:='kss998.com'
  8. 8 Train up the Jungfrau
  9. 9 Alternative for Rustem Pasa Kulliyesi
  10. 10 3 months in Switzerland this summer, need suggestions on weekend trips
  11. 11 I cuisine vs Cookin With Class
  12. 12 England + France 12-day itinerary
  13. 13 credit and debit cards
  14. 14 Labor Day in Paris
  15. 15 Drive from MXP to Lake Como (Moltrasio)
  16. 16 Help with Transportation Options in London
  17. 17 Sardinia or Corsica??
  18. 18 Trip Report Ger’s Paris Trip Report: February 2017
  19. 19 Morgan Hotel London for solo female
  20. 20 Trip Report Short Trip to Paris
  21. 21 Driver"s License & Language
  22. 22 New notes and coins and death dates for old ones
  23. 23 Late april early may or october for paris and italy?
  24. 24 Trip Report BARCELONA! Tapas, tours & towers - flamenco, festas & food!
  25. 25 I may be wrong....
View next 25 » Back to the top

London Car Hire

Jump to last reply

I will be staying in Richmond, Surrey, during September 2014. I intend to spend a few days in and around Port Isaac while I am there. I will be needing a small car for driving around in Cornwall.

I looked at two options:
1. Take the train from London to either Bodmin or Truro and hire a car there.
2. Hire a car in London and drive down.

Option 1 looked attractive until I started doing the budget. Then it became clear that adding the return rail fare to the car hire became quite expensive.

I then looked more closely at option 2. After lengthy research into car hire options in London, the cheapest place I have found to hire a car is Gatwick Airport. The quotes I am getting there are almost half the quotes I am getting in central London. Even adding in the cost of getting from Richmond to Gatwick, it is still looking like the cheapest option.

Am I missing something?
Will the cost of petrol to drive all the way offset the cost of the train fare to Cornwall?
Are there cheap car hire companies operating from Gatwick that I have to watch out for?

All advice will be gratefully appreciated :)

8 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement