Car Hire Brighton
hiyacar makes it easy to rent a car in Brighton. We have an extensive range of cars available to hire today, with vehicles of all different styles and sizes to choose from. Our cars are ready to hire all over Brighton, and they come complete with verified user reviews so you’ll know exactly what you’re getting.
With hiyacar, there’s no deposit to worry about, and you won’t be surprised by any hidden fees either. In fact, if you choose hiyacar to rent a car in Brighton you can even search for a vehicle, book it and pick it up on the same day. Use our search function to find a suitable vehicle, and you’ll be driving it away before you know it.
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Renting a Car with hiyacar: how it works
It's very simple to hire a car in London! All you have to do is:
- Create an account You'll have to register with us and complete a profile with some information - this does include a driver's license!
- Search for a car Enter London into the search bar, as well as the ideal times for you to pick up and drop off the vehicle. You'll then be able to see all the cars in your local area that are available to share with you. From there you can also filter these options down by transmission and by vehicle type.
- Make a booking request Once you've found the vehicle you're looking for, select it and review the associated costs. With that you make your payment at the checkout and wait to hear from the vehicle's owner who'll give you confimation.
- Pick up your car from a neighbour in London! With the booking confirmed, simply meet the owner at the address, confirm the car's condition, mileage and fuel, then you are ready to drive away!
How does dropping off a car work?
hiyacar makes the process of dropping a car off as simple as can be. Using our app, you can take photos of the exterior of the car, noting if any damage has occurred. You’ll also be able to use the app to record the fuel level left in the car once it’s been dropped off. For more information, visit our help centre here.
Who handles the insurance?
We do! hiyacar provides a specific insurance policy which is designed to supersede the car owner’s policy for the duration of the hire.
What’s the minimum age to rent a car in Brighton?
To rent a car in Brighton using hiyacar, you need to be at least 23 years old. You also need a clean driving license, and two or more years of driving experience. For more information, visit our help centre here.
Driving around Brighton
Brighton is one of the UK’s most exciting cities, with so much to see and do. If you’re thinking of exploring Brighton, you’ll be pleased to hear that it’s very easy to do so by car. The city is easily accessible from several main roads, so you’ll have no trouble exploring everything that Brighton has to offer.
Most visitors make their way to Brighton via one of the major routes into Sussex, the A23 which heads North, and the A27 coast road. These roads are both well maintained and easy to navigate as you make your way into the heart of Brighton.
While Brighton doesn’t have the traffic problems of some of the UK’s busier cities, it’s worth bearing in mind that the city does get quite congested at times, particularly during bank holidays and hot weather. Don’t be put off though, it’s still well worth making a trip to Brighton to enjoy the sunshine - just make sure you’re prepared for a slightly longer journey.
If you’re travelling around Brighton by car, stop by the Brighton Marina. There’s free parking here, and once you’ve parked up you’ll be able to wander around enjoying the huge range of different bars, restaurants and shops located in and around the marina.
So, what are you waiting for? Why not rent a car and start exploring Brighton!
Places to discover in and around Brighton by car
There’s no shortage of stunning landmarks and exciting activities to enjoy in Brighton. If you’re thinking of hiring a car to explore the city, make sure you check out our top three Brighton landmarks, which all come highly recommended by our Brighton-based car owners.
Brighton Palace Pier
No trip to the seaside would be complete without a day out at the pier. Brighton’s brilliant Palace Pier offers everything you might expect from a classic seaside pier. Enjoy a drink in Victoria’s Bar, tuck into lunch at the Palm Court Restaurant, and spend the afternoon enjoying all the thrills of the pier’s traditional fun fair.
The Royal Pavilion
Dating back to the late 18th Century, the Brighton Pavilion is a former royal residence with a difference. This stunning building is one of Brighton’s most famous landmarks, and once you feast your eyes on the incredible decor you’ll soon see why. Everything was chosen by George, Prince of Wales - and he had a real eye for design, we’re telling you!
Don’t leave Brighton without picking up a souvenir of your trip at The Lanes. This shopping district is home to an endless array of brilliant independent shops, selling all kinds of unique, wonderful things. Amongst the shops, you’ll also find beautifully quaint tea rooms, classic English pubs and several standout restaurants.