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Flexible short-term rentals with SIXT

Short-term car hire with SIXT

SIXT's short-term car hire options allow you to drive your perfect car when taking a last-minute weekend break. With a great range of vehicles from standard compact cars to the newest luxury models, as well as branches up and down the country, you'll enjoy a convenient short-term car hire experience with SIXT. Your own car can always break down or need servicing at the most inopportune moments. Luckily, a 2-day or 3-day car hire with us is the perfect solution with our affordable rates and flexible booking periods. Simply select the time you need the car with our online booking tool to make your arrangements.

BMW 1 Series

Vauxhall Crossland

Audi A4

Popular cars for short-term hire

At SIXT we want the best for you even if it is just a short-term booking. Browse our range of some of the best quality cars at affordable prices, made flexible and easy for you. We carry anything from practical to luxury. Our range of 4x4s is great for those who enjoy more power in wider space. If travelling with a group see if our minibuses or people carriers are available. We also have vans for short-term hire at selected locations. Browse our list of useful add-ons to customise the booking. Whether it’s a child seat, out of hour return, or miles and protection packages, we can help.

Common questions about short-term car hire

What's the shortest period I can hire a car?

This is dependent on each branch and availability. However, in many stations, the bookings can be anywhere from hourly to monthly. Simply select the times and date to check.

Do I get to choose the exact vehicle?

All our vehicles are from top manufacturers. By selecting the vehicle class, we can guarantee something in that range. Luxury models can be selected 30 min before pickup with the SIXT app.

How old do I need to be to hire a car?

In the UK you are able to hire a car with SIXT from 21 years of age. Some of our more premium models are only available to drivers over the age of 25. You can check exactly which car categories are available using our booking form.

Why choose SIXT for a short-term car hire?

New vehicles

All our vehicles are at a maximum of only 3 months old. We take pride in providing cars from the best-known manufacturers.

Flexible booking

Our short-term car hire is ideal for those either passing through or stuck without a car for a short time. If you select ‘pay later’ you can cancel for free if anything changes.

Convenient locations

We are located in major cities across the UK and worldwide. Find us at major airports, train stations and city centres.

Useful add-ons

Improve your booking and make the drive easier. We have a comprehensive selection of anything from extra miles, protection packages, to child seats and sat navs.