Book your car rental with British Airways and enjoy the most competitive prices, benefits and generous Avios rewards collected on every rental. Whether you’re looking for a convenient holiday rental or planning the ultimate fly-drive, find a car to fit your itinerary.
Rent a car with Budget or Avis and enjoy great rates and flexibility, with a choice of vehicle types, as well as various pick-up and drop-off locations. All mandatory charges are included, along with the added reassurance of 24-hour customer support and roadside assistance. You can also pre-book a range of handy extras including child seats, GPS navigation, winter accessories like snow tyres or chains and Premium Cover to avoid any excess charges. Further Avis benefits include a free additional driver for Executive Club Members and fast-track priority service counters for Avis Preferred customers.
Earn Avios on every car rental worldwide, plus enjoy a free additional driver when you book Avis car hire. Create a household account to earn rewards quicker and enjoy exclusive special offers and promotions for members. Collect Avios to spend on reward flights, upgrades and much more. Not a member? Join now for free.Find out more
Create the ultimate road trip with our customise your trip tool. Start and end your journey wherever you choose and manage all your flights, hotels and car hire to fit around you and your perfect holiday.Customise your trip
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.
Roadside assistance and 24-hour customer support as standard.Plan your trip
Join Avis Preferred and collect 1,000 bonus Avios on your first Preferred rental. Additional benefits include fast track priority service counters, upgrades and rental offers.Find out more
If you are looking for more flexibility with your rental and would prefer to pay locally for your car, use the link below.Book pay local
Are you looking to hire a hybrid or electric car on your holiday? You’ll be pleased to know that Avis Budget has both options available in select countries. Specific makes and models of cars vary according to the location. To find the right option for you, just look out for the relevant symbols on the car results page: a green plug for electric cars and a green leaf for hybrid cars.
You can get full information on charging options directly from Avis Budget when you come to collect your car. This is usually delivered via an app. Just ask staff at collection. However, to avoid any disappointment we strongly recommend that you thoroughly research your driving location before you set off on your trip.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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