Gatwick Car Hire - Gatwick Airport (LGW) Information


Gatwick Airport has been operational in one way or another since the early 1930s. It is the UK's second busiest airport and in the top ten busiest in Europe. Around 30 million passengers fly from and to Gatwick each year.

Gatwick has two terminals the North and South and operates on a single runway, the second runway coming into operation intermittently due to its close proximity to the main runway. You can add additional extras and unlimited mileage to your Gatwick hire car. Your booking can include a collision damage waiver to your Gatwick rental car, we provide instant confirmation.

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Gatwick's terminals have duty free outlets, restaurants and cafes, several lounges operated by airlines as well as hotels both on and off site. It has places of worship, cash dispensers and meeting rooms. All of the major airlines fly out of Gatwick including British Airways, Virgin, US Airways and EasyJet for both long and short haul flights. Pick up your Gatwick hire car at the airport, your car hire booking documents will tell you where your car rental booths are situated.

Gatwick is in West Sussex, once you leave the sprawling airport buildings, you can drive your Gatwick hire car to some of the loveliest parts of southern England. It is perfectly situated for tourists visiting England as it is so quick and easy to drive to so many of England's great tourist attractions. Sussex is divided in to two parts and East Sussex is best known for the seaside resort of Brighton. Brighton has a thriving arts and music scene with a traditional English seaside feel the Pavilion and the Grand Hote, a sumptuous seafront landmark.

West Sussex is full of castles and stately homes with rolling countryside along the South Downs. Gatwick Airport is also close to Hickstead, the famous All England Jumping Course and the Goodwood Estate and its racecourse. Gatwick is with a short driving distance to London, taking only about 2 hours by road and a hire car is an ideal way to discover southern England. So whether you hire a small car or a larger luxury saloon, your Gatwick rental car will give you access to some of the lovliest areas of the UK.

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