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One way car rental to UK.. is it feasible?

Has anyone rented a car... one way ?

Feasible or not?

Zurich to UK.

I'm not having much joy with rental companies.
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Old 13.04.2012, 19:22
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Re: One way car rental to UK.. is it feasible?

I don't blame the rental companies for not being interested since how do they get the car back and why would they want a european drive car left in the UK where almost zero chance of someone wanting to rent it in UK to drive back to CH.
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Re: One way car rental to UK.. is it feasible?

You can only do this by using two drivers, both signing the contract in Switzerland, and one driver bringing the car back here. A single drive is not feasible.
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Re: One way car rental to UK.. is it feasible?

What's the purpose of the trip? Any Ef..ers goung to the UK ?
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Re: One way car rental to UK.. is it feasible?

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Has anyone rented a car... one way ?

Feasible or not?

Zurich to UK.

I'm not having much joy with rental companies.
When do you plan to go? where in UK? How many people? Luggage?

I might be able to help. PM me if you do not find a rental car.
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Old 13.04.2012, 21:49
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Re: One way car rental to UK.. is it feasible?

You can rent a car France from a major rental company & return it to Calais. Did that a long time ago!
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Re: One way car rental to UK.. is it feasible?

you need to move stuff? I need a one-way car trip from Zürich to the UK too, moving some stuff. let me know if you want to join forces.
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Re: One way car rental to UK.. is it feasible?

Easily possible. But costs an arm and a leg...
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Re: One way car rental to UK.. is it feasible?

Well you started on a good foot, by asking people on this forum.
Best way I think/opinion (from personal experience), to get to the UK is to find someone or people heading that way.
My trip in short cost me 0, nothing... i hitched a ride with a friend that purchased 5 bikes from the UK. that the 5 financed, and my brother moved furniture with his Vito truck, for a friend.
So in other words renting a car in CH, is expensive and having to drive on the " right" side of the road in the UK with a EU could be stressful depending...

So best hitch a ride, im in on the trip as well?..
Send you a PM
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Re: One way car rental to UK.. is it feasible?

Just sent you a pm.
I might be able to drive the van/car back with some of our stuff
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Re: One way car rental to UK.. is it feasible?

I have just looked into this for either a van or car one way rental. I could not find any rental car companies that would do it. The return to Calais option ( with orginal hire from French side of Basel airport) had a 500GBP one way fee!. We will ship our stuff and fly!
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Re: One way car rental to UK.. is it feasible?

It is feasible and it might not be that expensive as you think. Of course it depends also on the dates, and the place where you will return your rental vehicle. Give britishcarhire.com a try and see what rental cars and vans they can supply to Bristol or London or Manchester airport. Where are you going in UK? Wales? England?
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