Car hire in Ilford
Car hire in Ilford
Located in east London, Ilford is a pleasant cosmopolitan town that offers plenty of retail and cultural outlets. Its location makes it the perfect place to explore the wider Greater London area.
What I need to know
Hiring a car in Ilford is very straightforward and you can pick from several different suppliers. We at Holiday Autos have extensive experience of helping over five million customers across more than 170 countries find the right hire care, while we also offer free cancellation and no credit card fees.
Where to pick up my car
There's no single pick-up point as each car rental provider in Ilford will have their own offices. But the map on our site clearly points you towards companies with cars available on your chosen dates, and they're all based at convenient and accessible locations.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
Ilford's proximity to Stratford meant it attracted a surge of interest in the run-up to the London Olympic Games in 2012. So you should certainly make a point of exploring the Olympic Stadium and its surroundings for yourself.
Visitors can also enjoy Ilford's excellent shopping outlets and green spaces, such as Valentines Park and Goodmayes Park.
Central London is easily accessible from Ilford, so drivers should certainly take their hire car and explore attractions such as its historic buildings, thriving theatre scene and world-class shopping outlets, including the flagship stores of many major brands.
Eating and drinking
Ilford offers all the eating and drinking options you'd want from a modern city centre, from artisan restaurants to traditional pubs and cafes, so there's no shortage of choice on offer.
Things to do
You can't have a day in this part of London without exploring the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park up close. It regularly hosts sporting events, concerts, festivals, art installations and much more besides.
The green open spaces and tranquil waterways are also worth seeing, as they offer a wonderful change of pace and the chance to get away from the surrounding hustle and bustle.
The chance to drive past may of London's most iconic buildings is one of the great pleasures of this part of the city.
But for those who want to enjoy more rural surroundings, two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the Chilterns and the Surrey Hills - are in easy reach for car hire drivers.
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