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Keighley, in West Yorkshire, lies in a sheltered position and is surrounded by wonderful countryside. It is easily accessible by car, bus and train. To visit the many attractions this place has to offer, we advise all of our customers to consider booking car hire in Keighley for the duration of their stay. With your own private vehicle you will be able to travel around freely and in your own time.
Evidence of Keighley's history is present in many of the town's Victorian and Edwardian buildings. Keighley's Cliffe Castle, set in an attractive hillside park just 5 minutes drive from central Keighley, is a museum that specialises in natural history and geology. Visit East Riddlesden Hall and the 17th century merchant's house, which has stood in the center of Riddlesden, Keighley for more than 400 years. The Museum of Rail Travel has a large collection of restored railway carriages and locomotives.
Shopping is excellent, with well-known high street names, specialist shops, an indoor market and Airedale Shopping Centre. Free events and entertainment, including the summer Childers Festival, take place around the town.
The town is well situated to allow easy access to major towns/cities yet is only a short distance from the dales. Among the dales and hills are delightful villages and small market towns with narrow streets and fascinating shops. Haworth, the home of the Brontes, is only a few miles to the south and linked by the famous Keighley and Worth Valley 'Preserved' Railway. Yorkshire is also ideal for outdoor activities like climbing, walking, caving, canoeing, angling, sailing and fishing.
Leeds Bradford International Airport is only a short 20 minutes drive away. Car hire is available at this airport. Suppliers operating from desks in the arrival's hall include Avis, Enterprise, Europcar and Hertz.
Trains leave from Keighley Station every 15 minutes to London Kings Cross Station (duration 3 hours). Most trains go via Leeds, Shipley or Doncaster.
The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, which connects with the National Railway at Keighley. The trains travel through the scenic Worth Valley to all the way up to Haworth and Oxenhope. If you are interested in the history of trains then here you will see some fabulous steam locomotives and historic carriages, with a Museum of Rail Travel nearby at Ingrow.
The roads in and around Keighley are easy to drive, the main route being the Aire Valley road which runs from Skipton to Keighley. Manchester and Preston can be reached within an hour or so by joining the M65 at Colne.
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Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.
To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.
In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.
You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).
Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).