Car Hire in Watford
Renting a car in Watford couldn’t be easier with hiyacar. Whether you're visiting a local attraction or venturing futher afield – we have thousands of cars with a wide range of variety, locations and verified by member reviews, all with no deposit and no hidden fees. Better still, you can search book and drive all on the same day. Simply search for cars using the filters above to find the perfect car.
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Hiring a car in Watford: how it works
It's very simple to rent a car in your local area! 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 Watford into the search bar, as well as the 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 Hackney!
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!
FAQs for Car Rental in Watford
How does dropping off a car work?
With the hiyacar app it’s very simple. Take photos of the exterior of the car with the app, making sure to note any damage if there is any and also record the fuel level. For more information, visit our help centre here.
Who handles the insurance?
We have an insurance policy that will supersede the car Owners policy for the time of hire.
What’s the minimum age to hire a car?
You must be 23 to use our platform, with a clean license and 2 or more years of driving experience. For more information, visit our help centre here.
Driving your hire car in Watford
Watford developed along the banks of the river Colne, going back as far as Roman and even Celtic times. The actual name 'Watford' was first mentioned in 1007 in an Anglo-Saxon charter. Moving into the 21st century, Watford now sits well within the M25 and was developed into a market town during the Industrial Revolution. As the metropolis of London grew, it gradually absorbed Watford within it's boundaries. However, Watford still retains a natural beauty to it, with large green spaces and parks along the banks of the Colne.
For days out in your car, there are loads of activities to drive to. One of the biggest attractions to the area is the Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studio Tour. Based in the Borough at Leavesden, every Harry Potter movie was based at the production studio there. Once the films were finished, the studio set got turned into a tour for fans to view the props, animatronics, special effects and costumes.
If you have children under 11 and are looking for a fun way to entertain them for a few hours, then Parents Paradise offers a soft-play centre to keep your kids stimulated. Or perhaps the Fire Brigade Museum will engage them with vintage fire engines, old helmets and station bells. A short drive west of Watford is a beautiful nature reserve that used to be a gravel quarry. The Rickmansworth Aquadome is at the north end of the Colne Valley Regional Park, with two large naturally filled lakes. The lakes are surrounded by oaks and willows, giving shelter to wildlife such as kingfishers, herons and butterflies. For the more adventurois of you, there is also sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing.