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Thrifty, London Heathrow Airport Car Rental


London, England, United Kingdom

Thrifty - London Heathrow Airport Information, Car Rental Instructions & Policies

Store Location




Pickup from Branch or Car Park & After Hours Pickup

The Thrifty - London Heathrow Airport car rental location is located out of the airport

You can arrive of Thrifty - London Heathrow Airport car rental by free shuttle bus.

Serviced by Hertz Car Rentals.The store is located in the Sherton Skvline outside the airport terminal. Please go to the parking area to take the free shuttle bus by the rental company to the store.

Return to the Store, Car Park or Key Box & After Hours Return

Serviced by Hertz Car Rentals.

Opening Hours

Days of WeekSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Opening hours
07:00 -22:00
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07:00 -22:00
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07:00 -22:00


Deposits are depending on which car type your rental car falls into, and can be paid with credit cards(pre-authorization)
Representative Car ModelsDeposit Amount(approx.)Business Days Required for Refund

Applicable to all car types,incl. Compact,Suv,Economy,Mini and others.

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GBP 20030-60

Accepted Cards

Credit cards issued by the following companies qualify a car rental from this store: Visa, Master, DinersClub, AMEX

Visa Master DinersClub AMEX

Note that two credit cards may be asked for upon pickup if your rental car falls into these car types: Audi A8, Audi A6, Volvo Xc90-4wd, Ford Kuga, 220 D Sport, Ford Mustang, Nissan Kicks, Mercedes C-class, Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Auto-diesel, Challenger Scat Pack, Suzuki Grand Vitara, Lexus Rx 450h, Porsche 991 Convert, Mini Cooper Automatic Or Similar, 911 Targa 4s, Volvo Xc90-diesel, G5 Alpine A110, Porsche Macan


Yes. E-voucher is accepted. Show the digital voucher on your mobile instead of a print-out is good enough.

Driver Age Requirements

21 - 80 years old

Young Driver Fee applies at 21 - 24 years old with charge of EUR 33.88805 - 38.19189 per day approximately.

Driver's License Requirements

The main driver and any additional drivers will need to provide a physical full driving license in their name with no major endorsements. The license should be held for at least 1 year(s).

The following models require 3 year's of license holding time: Transit 17 Seat

For foreign renters, you need to bring:

EU Driving License

All licenses issued in the European Union are accepted.

Domestic License + International Driving Permit

Please note that the IDP(International Driving Permit) is only a translation and you must bring your original driver’s license with you.

UK Driving Licence(with DVLA check code/DVLA endorsement record)

In addition to your licence, either a valid and up to date DVLA licence check code or a printed DVLA endorsement record must be provided for all Approved Drivers. These can be obtained from the DVLA website (www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence).

For local renters, you need to bring:

Full Driving License issued in United Kingdom

This option applies to customers with local driving license, please show your local license at pick-up.

Additional Extras

Extras Prices
Child car seat rental
Child car seat rental
Recommended for children weighing 20-40 lbs /9-18kg (approx. 1 - 3 years)‌
To be confirmed
capped at GBP 55

Cross Border


Towards any countries, taking rental cars crossing border is not allowed.

Cross Islands

To be updated


To be updated

Fuel Policy (what does it mean)

To be updated

Distances to Airports | Railway Stations | Hotels | Other Landmarks


0.8 mi from Heathrow Airport T5

1.6 mi from Heathrow Airport T1-T4

1.6 mi from Heathrow Airport

Railway Stations

14.8 mi from Victoria Station

15.5 mi from Euston Station

16.4 mi from Norbury


7.5 mi from The Drayton Court Hotel

7.6 mi from Ros Mor B&B

7.9 mi from Richmond Sanctuary

Other Landmarks

15.5 mi from Trafalgar Square

15.6 mi from Big Ben

17.6 mi from Tower Of London

Map view of Thrifty Store Location
coordinates: 51.4831123 -0.48600307

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