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Book your rental car with Expedia and then pay nothing until the day you collect your vehicle. It’s part of our convenient Book Now Pay Later option. Simply present a valid credit card to pay the cost in full at the pickup spot. The car rental company will also place a hold on your credit card for the amount of the security deposit. Some cheaper deals may have to be paid upfront — the payment options will be clearly stated in the booking summary. When you’re ready to explore Birmingham, Expedia is the place to find your perfect set of wheels.
If you have to switch your plans around, most bookings qualify for a full refund. Just let us know at least six hours ahead of the collection time. Have a thorough look over your policy for any exclusions. Your booking details will have more details, or you can visit our Customer Service Portal for more information.
Keep it simple with an economy, style it up in a premium ride or go for something in the middle, like a mid-size. But it’s hard to beat a compact car — the preferred choice in Birmingham. They’re a cinch to park and handle, fuel-efficient and a good idea if you’re cruising around busy cities. A step up from economy, you can expect a little more room and comfort at a price that’s still nice.
From our exclusive offers to our member prices and rewards programme, you’ll save with Expedia. And with suppliers in Birmingham to select from, you have loads of choice when it comes to finding your perfect ride. But we don’t just have terrific rates on rental vehicles. Flights, hotels and more can be added to your itinerary to create the ultimate Birmingham holiday package. Save more when you bundle more!
Pick up the best deal with Expedia. Simply choose your car type, select your dates and pickup and drop-off points, and compare offers from all the top suppliers. Make even bigger savings when you bundle your Birmingham car rental with hotel or flight bookings.
The minimum age to rent a car in Birmingham is 21. A young driver surcharge usually applies, so check before you book and factor in possible additional costs. There could also be restrictions on the sorts of cars available to young drivers. For example, some outlets will only rent out economy, compact and medium-sized cars to less-experienced motorists. Rules vary between providers, so be sure to read the fine print.
A current driver’s license and a credit card in the same name are essentials. Opting out of the company’s insurance plan? Then you may also need proof of your own coverage. Requirements may differ between rental suppliers, so be sure to read through your policy.
Unlike the U.S, people in Birmingham drive on the left side of the road. Having the steering wheel and some controls on the opposite side can also take a bit of getting used to. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the car before getting on the road.
You can motor around Birmingham with a valid U.S. license. But for peace of mind, obtain an International Driving Permit before you depart. It’s an additional handy form of identification to have while you’re travelling.
We looked into prices over the last seven days and found that the most affordable daily rate was . The next best price to rent a set of wheels in Birmingham was a day.