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Unbeatable car rental, in partnership with Avis

Book your car rental with British Airways, in partnership with Avis, and enjoy brilliant benefits. Whether you’re looking for a convenient holiday rental or the ultimate road trip transportation, find the car for your holiday here.

Rent a car and enjoy great rates and flexibility, with a choice of vehicle types, as well as various pick-up and drop-off locations. Enjoy peace of mind, knowing that all mandatory charges are included – with the added reassurance of 24-hour customer support and roadside assistance. Other Avis benefits guarantee a worry-free car rental experience – including additional drivers for Executive Club Members, GPS navigation rental, fast-track priority service counters for Avis Preferred customers and more. Save money when you create a flight + car package for your fly-drive adventure and don’t forget that you can earn Avios on every rental.

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Car hire benefits

You can now choose and book your car rental with both Avis and Budget, providing a wide range of cars at over 5,000 locations worldwide.

With no hidden costs, all mandatory charges are included, plus Executive Club Members collect Avios on every rental and if you book an Avis car enjoy a free additional driver and extra Avios.

Car hire extras

Pre-book your car hire extras and you'll make collecting your car that bit quicker when you arrive too. You can choose Premium Cover for added protection against those unexpected eventualities. You can guarantee the infant and child seats you require are there waiting for you. Or you can be better prepared to navigate your trip, whether that's adding GPS or Wi-Fi, winter tyres or snow chains, or selecting an additional driver so you can share longer drives. You can also earn Avios on Premium Cover and any car exras booked.

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Premium cover

For complete peace of mind we offer Premium Cover including Super Collision Damage Waiver to reduce your excess, or to protect and support you in the event of an accident or vehicle breakdown. Or Super Theft Protection if your vehicle is stolen.

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Child seats

Infant and child seats are guaranteed when you pre-book. We offer options suitable from birth to four years, and booster seats for those up to 12 years.

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Winter products

If you're anticipating some wintry weather on the roads, or you're driving to the slopes, get prepared and pre-book before you go. Winter tyres are required by law during certain times of the year and snow chains can offer an extra level of reassurance. A ski or snowboard rack may come in useful too.

GPS Sat Nav.

Handy extras

You can pre-book GPS sat navs or mobile Wi-Fi so you can avoid roaming charges. The Roadside Safety Net covers non-mechanical mishaps like having a flat tyre. Or you can add additional drivers so you can break up the journey and enjoy a stress-free rental.

Avis and Budget Safety Pledge

Our car rental partners, Avis and Budget, are committed to getting you on your way quickly and safely. As part of their relentless commitment to keeping customers and employees safe, they are taking measures to ensure rental locations are safe for all.

Reduce your time at the counter with Avis and Budget’s digital check-in service. You will receive an invitation to complete your rental agreement in advance, so only your driving licence, payment card(s) and your passport or ID card will need to be checked when you arrive.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Why BA car hire?

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

  • Great rates and flexibility
  • Combine your flight with a car and save
  • Convenient and extensive choice of locations
  • Collect Avios on every rental
  • All mandatory charges included