Car and Van Hire in Leicester

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Mon-Fri 8.30am to 6pm,Sat 8.30am to 12.30pm,Sun - Closed.Last collection 30 mins before closing time

Practical Car & Van Rental

Practical Car & Van Rental (Leicester) Limited,
T/A Practical Car & Van Rental ,
30 - 34, Narborough Road South,
United Kingdom

Tel: 0116 282 6667


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Practical Car & Van Rental Leicester, Leicestershire, England

Welcome to Practical Car & Van Rental Leicester, Leicestershire, England the official car and van rental location for Leicester and the surrounding East Midlands area. Specialising in car and van hire to Leicester and Narborough railway station plus St. Margarets coach station Leicester, so train and bus travelers requiring car hire can be collected upon arrival. An airport rental service to and from East Midlands Airport can be arranged too. Local businesses and trading estates including Fosse Park Shopping Centre, Meridian and Magna Business Park and Grove Park Business Centre are also areas we cover for rental vehicles. We can provide an out of hours service, including Bank Holidays and Weekends, and will meet and greet if preferred. Leicester's car hire fleet ranges from  economy models to four wheel drive (4x4), estate cars, convertibles and executive with diesel and automatic variants too. 6, 7, 8 and 9 seater Multi passenger vehicles (mpvs) are also available plus 12, 15 and 17 seater minibuses for the larger parties.


We also cover area such as Hinckley, Braunstone Town and Wigston

Leicester Van & Truck Rental

For the Leicester Commercial hirer we have a comprehensive fleet of rental vehicles from small courier vans up to 7.5 ton box and tail-lift lorries. In between we have the midi van, short wheel base (swb), medium wheel base (mwb), long wheel base (lwb), extra long wheel base (xlwb) and Luton Vans with and without tail lift. A 3.5 tonner tipper lorry and a refridgerated van are also available to hire. Enquiries for short and long term rental are welcomed from the local residents and business community alike and preferential terms may be offered for extended hire duration.

Leicester One Way Hire

We also specialise in one way self drive car rental. This facilitates transfers from Leicester to airport terminals or destinations throughout mainland United Kingdom (U.K.). Onward travelers can collect their one way rental car from Leicester and arrange return of the hire car to most regional and international airports anywhere in England, Wales or Scotland. This facility can also be used for other U.K. destinations that are not necessarily airports such as business addresses, homes or any of our many rental locations situated throughout the country. A range of vans are available too for one way hire from small courier style vans up to the long wheel base (lwb) van. Please go to our one way rental page and submit your particular requirements.

Practical U.K. Car & Van Leasing

Business Users including the self-employed, partnerships and limited companies can now take advantage of our tailor-made flexible leasing schemes. We are able to offer a flexible alternative to conventional contract hire. If you need a lease vehicle for between 28 days and 12 months we provide a varied and ever-changing choice of both cars and vans from different manufacturers. The leasing rates we quote are fully inclusive of delivery, breakdown cover, road fund licence and a replacement vehicle. Your only requirements are to provide fully comprehensive insurance and service the vehicle in accordance with the manufacturers requirements. Why commit your valuable business capital to expensive vehicle purchasing, incurring vehicle depreciation and restricting cash-flow, when we can provide a low-cost budgeted leasing alternative? Highly competitive rental rates are offered so please contact us and we will endeavor to assist you, alternatively please go to our dedicated vehicle Leasing page for further information and an instant quote.

Practical Car & Van Rental U.K.

Practical Car & Van Rental U.K is the fourth largest rental company in the United Kingdom. We have over 150 hire locations sited throughout the U.K. in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland plus rental locations in the Irish Republic. We provide Airport Car & Van hire at most major airports including Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Liverpool, Aberdeen, Inverness, East Midlands, Exeter, Birmingham, Gloucester Staverton, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Leeds/Bradford and Manchester airports.

Most locations cover the local railway and coach stations so if you are arriving by train or bus we can probably meet you. Deliveries to Hotels, Bed & Breakfast accommodation and business addresses can usually be arranged. We have over 25 years experience of self drive hire and pride ourselves on delivering an outstanding service, quality vehicles and competitive rates. We have hire vehicles to suit every requirement, from 3 door economy cars through to 7.5 ton commercial vehicles. We have the Practical solution to all of your rental requirements including one way hire and Motorhome rental. Our rental locations can be contacted directly via this web site, for specific hire requests.


About Leicester

Leicester City is the traditional county town of Leicestershire. Leicester lies on the River Soar and at the edge of the English National Forest. The city is close to the M1 motorway, and is on the Midland Main Line from London to Sheffield, Nottingham and Leeds. The rail network is of growing importance in Leicester. High-speed trains from London can reach Leicester in just over an hour. Leicester railway station is just east of the city centre, on the A6 road.

St. Margaret's Bus Station is the main interchange for coach services in Leicester, while local bus services are split between St. Margaret's and the Haymarket Bus Station. The urban area extends beyond the boundaries of Leicester city proper to include the satellite towns of Oadby, Wigston, Braunstone Town, Birstall, Glenfield, Blaby, Thurmaston, Syston and Leicester Forest East. Local sports teams include Leicester City F.C. (football), Leicester Tigers (rugby union), Leicester Riders (basketball), and the Leicestershire County Cricket Club.


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