Why BA car hire?

Book your car hire with British Airways - in partnership with Avis - and enjoy these great benefits:

  • Great rates and flexibility
  • Combine your flight with a car and save
  • Convenient and extensive choice of locations
  • Earn Avios on every rental
  • All mandatory charges included
  • 24 hour customer support
  • Free additional driver for Executive Club members
  • Join Avis Preferred at no extra charge and beat the queues with faster pick up

Car hire in Boston

British Airways car hire, in partnership with Avis, includes all of the mandatory charges that you'll need to drive away your car in Boston.

  • Unlimited mileage
  • 24–hour customer support and roadside assistance
  • Collect Avios on every rental
  • Free additional driver for Executive Club members worldwide              

With our car hire in Boston, you can explore the cosmopolitan ‘Little Big City’ at your own pace. Take in the breathtakingly beautiful scenery of New England or drive to glamorous New York. Choose the perfect vehicle for you.

Get the most out of Boston city breaks while saving money when you book car hire and flights with us. Convenient collection/return and a great range of other benefits will ensure that your fly-drive holiday is unforgettable. Explore stunning New England in fall, or spend a few nights at a ski resort. Relax on beautiful beaches or visit the Big Apple.

Boston car hire

See Boston your way with one of our car deals

Boston driving itineraries we recommend

Explore beautiful New England and beyond with Boston car hire.

Cape Cod

A 2-3 hour drive south of Boston will take you to the delightful Cape Cod, where charming towns and wonderful beaches await. Browse quaint antique shops and take in the dune-fringed coastline of the Cape’s oldest town, Sandwich. Visit the bustling village of Hyannis in Barnstable, with its array of shops, galleries, restaurants and nightspots. Wander around chic boutiques in Chatham or relax on its magnificent beaches. Soak up the bohemian atmosphere in Provincetown and book an unforgettable whale-watching trip.

New England skiing

Why not combine your Boston holiday with skiing at one of New England’s superb ski resorts? Offering some of the region’s most challenging downhill action is Killington, 160 miles from Boston. Or drive your hire car 200 miles from the city to the historic village of Stowe in Vermont and hit the slopes of Mount Mansfield. Just a three-hour journey from Boston - the White Mountains of New Hampshire have made this one of New England’s most popular skiing destinations.

Salem Witch County

Use your car hire in Boston to visit the colourful, coastal city of Salem. As well as boasting a rich maritime heritage and a wealth of wonderful historic architecture, Salem is perhaps best-known as the location of the notorious 1692 witch trials. Learn about this tragic event at the Salem Witch Museum. Then explore the 17th-century colonial home and beautiful landscaped grounds that inspired Nathaniel Hawthorne to pen his novel, The House of the Seven Gables.

Discover New England

There are few areas more spectacular in autumn than New England. See the Fall Foliage transform into a stunning kaleidoscope of colours as you drive through rolling countryside dotted with expansive lakes. Ripe for outdoor adventure – Maine boasts a magnificent coastline and breathtaking mountain scenery. Follow the Wine Trail in charming Connecticut, or discover rich historic heritage and fabulous dining in Rhode Island. Take in the picture-perfect rural scenery in Vermont or relax on gorgeous sandy beaches in Massachusetts.

New York

On longer Boston holidays, why not drive your hire car to New York (230 miles) and spend a few nights in the glittering Big Apple? Feel like a film star as you explore this city where many a movie has been shot. Admire the Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building. Watch the New York Knicks in action, take in a Broadway show or shop at the world-renowned stores. Choose your perfect base from our selection of New York hotels.

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