Stansted Airport is the third largest London airport after Gatwick and Heathrow and situated just 20 minutes from the M25 and close to the M11 it is the ideal point of entry for those wanting to travel into Central London, Essex or to the historic city of Cambridge. If you have decided to take out a Stansted Airport Taxi Hire than the world is quite literally your oyster as you could spend the morning at the seaside by Clacton-on-Sea, spend the afternoon betting on the race track at Chelmsford and still have hours left in the day to see a show in the Westend of London.
In total there are 6 London Stansted Airport Taxi Rental Companies based within the terminal of the airport and they all provide well-maintained vehicles which are under a year old. These are Britannia Airport Cars, and Heathrow Taxi London. Each firm is special in its own individual way and offers different overall packages to their customers.
For the James Bond among you, Avis may well be the one to consider as nestling among its stable of Prestige taxis is the Aston Martin Vantage. If there is also a Mrs Bond then an additional driver can be added for a fee of just £20 plus VAT. Avis now operates a new, faster service which promises to get the keys in your hands in under 3 minutes or you receive £20. This service is due to be available shortly at Stansted and the only requirement is that renters first sign-up for free membership to Avis Preferred.
From all London locations you can also now hire London Stansted Airport Transfer from Britannia Airport Cars the environmentally friendly taxi the Toyota Prius which runs on a mixture of petrol and electric motor. The big advantage with this vehicle is that if you are planning to do a lot driving in Central London then the congestion charge is waived.
If you want to rent a taxi for just a very short period of time, than Britannia Airport Cars offer 3,6 or 9 hour rental agreements. This is great for those just flying in for the day for business meetings and can help to save money. Britannia Airport Cars also provide non-prepaid rates which means you pay at the end of the rental and included in the quoted price is unlimited mileage, theft protection, collision damage waiver, vehicle licence fund tax, VAT, free reservation amendments and 24 hour roadside assistance. Do note though that additional insurance will need to be taken out to insure against personal damage.
Britannia Airport Cars also works in conjunction with the flight provider Ryanair, which offers a host of flights from Stansted to such destination as Newquay to Seville. This entitles Ryanair´s passengers to reduce rates through Britannia Airport Cars. The same applies to those flying to Heathrow with Airlines who have joined up with Budget Rent-a-Taxi. Budget is also one of the Stansted Airport Transfer Rental firms who supplies automatic vehicles for disabled drivers. They are fitted with Lynx Hand Controls and other suitable equipment to help those especially with lower limb disability.
Often people will taxi hire at Stansted Airport as a cheaper alternative to using taxis but if your final destination is far away from Stansted then in the past in has been an option that has had to be discounted. Some taxi company though offer one way rentals which means that you can drop the taxi off at a completely different location from the place you started for a small fee. They both provide optional extras from roof racks to child safety seats while they also offers TomTom in-taxi navigation systems at a charge of £9.99 a day to make sure you don't get lost on your adventure.
With the largest fleet in the UK, National are bound to have something within their range of more than 40,000 models to suit your needs. They also have different payment methods including booking by credit taxid over the phone or by opening an account which entitles you to a credit period and no up-front payment.