SIXT Car Hire Essex

Enjoy our discounted rates, extensive fleet of comfortable vehicles and market leading customer service, all waiting for you when need to rent a car in Essex. Holidaymakers of all kinds visit this sunny county, as well as those on business or visiting family, can choose from our wide regional fleet. Whether you need something for a large group, a low budget or a bit of luxury, we have what you need.


Sixt's Car Hire Services

Booking your car hire in Essex is fast and easy, plus it allows you to cherry-pick from our many extra services. In Essex you will find a choice of vehicles from well-known and prestigious brands which includes BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi as well as Citroen and Toyota. As with all our locations, Sixt offices in Essex include a comprehensive range of extra services that you can choose as the point of booking. This includes adding extra drivers to the package as well as choosing from personal waivers or roadside assistance as well as unlimited mileage to help you cover all of Essex.

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Which vehicle category to choose?

Which vehicle category to choose?

  • Choosing a cheap low-budget saloon is perfect for covering as much of this diverse county as possible.
  • Our premium vehicles are ideal for customers who demand luxury
  • An estate car or 4x4 are both roomy options, perfect for those driving around Essex with a family and a full set of buckets and spades.
Tips for the Region

Tips for the Region

England's sunniest county is also one of the largest in the UK. Home to the Sunshine Coast with delights such as Clacton-on-Sea as well as historic market towns such as Colchester and hidden gems that include Saffron Walden and Mersea Island.

From Urban Essex to the Sunshine Coast

From Urban Essex to the Sunshine Coast

Essex is a diverse county that stretches from London in the west to a long sandy coastline in the east. In between is a great amount of flat grasslands, woodland and farmland, dotted with small charming hamlets and villages between each larger town. To the east lies a coast which includes a mix of sandy beaches and fishing towns, characterised by black weatherboarded shacks at locations such as the Blackwater Estuary and Mersea Island. Whether your journey starts at one of the many pick-up points on the Essex/London Border or at Stansted Airport a great route is to drive east passing through rural beauty to the sunny coast. Tip: Check travel news first to choose between the A12 and A120 heading east for your road trip.

Important Cities

Important Cities

Colchester and Chelmsford are two must-see destinations during a stay in Essex. If you have time, complete your visit with a drive to Mersea Island.


The county town of Chelmsford was awarded city status in 2012. Highlights in this centrally located city include Chelmsford Cathedral, the only one in the county. Hylands House is another attraction especially with its setting within the vast beautiful grounds of Hylands Park which also hosts V Festival. The town centre has excellent shopping, restaurants and bars catering for a growing commuter population with London tastes.


The oldest recorded town in Britain has a rich and fascinating history. From Colchester Castle, built on the foundations of a Roman Temple when the town, then named Camoludonum was ruled from Rome by Emporer Claudius and burned to the ground by the Iron Age warrior Queen Boudicca. Other highlights include the Cultural Quarter, home to the Firstsite Contemporary Arts Centre.

Mersea Island

Mersea Island is the biggest island off the east coast of England. This once Roman party island is still accessed over a bridge built on Roman foundations. Head to the populated half of West Mersea to enjoy oysters at the famed Company Shed or drive to sparse East Mersea to discover WWII pill boxes, quiet beaches and a vineyard.

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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