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Somerset Guide

Somerset is a county in southwest England and is particularly popular with visitors. It borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Dorset and Devon to the south, and Wiltshire to the east. It therefore has great links to some of the best places in England, as well as boasting many great attractions for itself. Visitors often take advantage of car hire in Somerset if they want to fit everything in.

With cheap car hire in Somerset you can explore the area's typically English, green, rolling hills. The county is home to the Exmoor National Park, the Quantock Hills and the Mendip Hills, which all offer great walks and breath-taking views. Agriculture is also a major industry here and there are many cattle farms that are open to visitors. These are particularly popular during lambing season.

With car rental in Somerset you can also tour the many farm shops and farmers markets. Somerset is famous for making the English cheese, cheddar, as well as particularly strong cider. In many places they will give a demonstration of how the treats are made, as well as letting you have a taste.

Somerset is also home to a vast network of caves, such as Wookey Hole. As long as you're not too claustrophobic you can take tours of many of these and view the fascinating rock formations that reside under the ground. There are also many underground gorges, such as Ebbor Gorge and the famous Cheddar Gorge.

The county is a great place to become accustom to the delights of English cuisine. You will find many quaint little cafs here serving up homemade scones with jam and clotted cream, as well and more hearty favourites, such as English stews and hotpots.

Practical information

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  • City speed limit
    48 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    96 km/h
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What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is Carrentals.co.uk the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

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.

Are there any additional costs?

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).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

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).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

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).