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Newquay car hires from $54

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Newquay with a pick-up date of 3/6 and drop-off date of 8/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Newquay car hire information

Pick-up locationNewquay
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Mini, People mover, Supplier choice
Hire locations13
Airport locations9
Popular agenciesEuropcar, Hertz

Cheap car hire in Newquay

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Vauxhall Corsa car
Vauxhall Corsa
or similar SMALL
2
2
4-5
M
$54/day
Ford Focus car
Ford Focus
or similar SMALL
4
2
4-5
M
$55/day
Peugeot 3008 car
Peugeot 3008
or similar MEDIUM
5
3
4-5
M
$82/day
Volkswagen Sharan car
Volkswagen Sharan
or similar VAN
5
5
4-5
M
$186/day
Volvo XC60 car
Volvo XC60
or similar SUV
5
2
4-5
M
$153/day
Fiat 500 car
Fiat 500
or similar SMALL
2
2
2/4
M
$62/day
MG ZS car
MG ZS
or similar SUV
4
2
4-5
M
$70/day
Class Special Car car
Class Special Car
or similar Category
5
5
2/4
M
$72/day
Kia Sportage car
Kia Sportage
or similar SUV
5
3
4-5
M
$84/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Newquay

  • Car hire in Newquay lets you explore this bustling coastal town and all its surrounding areas with ease. Pack up for a day at Fistral Beach, where you can try your hand at surfing, or head to the Blue Reef Aquarium for a day out with the family. Alternatively, you can venture further afield and discover the stunning Cornwall coast, quaint villages and national parks nearby. The sights of Carnewas at Bedruthen Steps are only a 20-25min drive away and the villages of Porth and Saint Newlyn East are only 10-15min by car.
  • Newquay is only a 15min drive from the local airport (Cornwall Airport Newquay), where car hire firms such as Hertz and Europcar are on hand to get you on the road in no time. They’re located in the main terminal building and desks are open Monday to Friday between 8:00–16:00 and 8:00–13:00 on Saturday. Take the right-hand door as you come out of arrivals and you’ll see them 30 yards or so in front of you. A meet and greet service can usually be arranged when booking if your flight lands outside of these hours.
  • The roads in the centre of Newquay can be especially narrow and may require extra care and attention when driving on them. The country and coastal roads surrounding the town are long and winding with slow-moving farm vehicles regularly driving along them. It’s advisable to watch your speed and be careful when overtaking here. There are also many steep hills that can be treacherous in wet or icy weather, so you will have to adjust accordingly in such conditions.
  • In the summer, tourists can clog up the roads in and around Newquay, so it may be better to travel at quieter times like early in the morning to avoid delays. This goes particularly for the A392, the A3075 and Trevemper Road heading into Newquay. When it is hot outside, roads tend to be less busy as the majority of people are at the beach. During rainy periods, traffic may increase as people look for other things to do. Like anywhere, you may experience some rush hour traffic in Newquay, which tends to peak between 8:00 and 9:00 and 17:00 and 18:00.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Newquay for $75 or less
  • Book your car hire in Newquay at least 5 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate hire cars in Newquay are around 39% more expensive than other car types, on average

Newquay car hire experiences: the best tips from KAYAK users

Insights shared by verified travellers who hired a car in Newquay 
TracieMar 2024
Driving in Newquay was great, lots of parking.
LorrieJuly 2023
Definitely get the insurance if you are to be driving in Devon or Cornwall as there are many very small lanes

FAQs about hiring a car in Newquay

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Newquay?

    A compact economy vehicle is an ideal hire car in Newquay for one or two people making their way to and from the beach. A larger saloon or 4x4 is better suited when there are more people in your party or you’re travelling with surfboards. In the summer months, you may want to pick out a stylish convertible and travel the coastal roads in style.

  • What’s the speed limit in Newquay?

    In the centre of town, you can expect speed limits of 20-30mph. On surrounding roads like the A392 and A3075, the limit is 60mph, although, you should watch out for average speed checks and restrictions due to road works etc. Always remember to adjust your speed in wet weather conditions and during busy periods.

  • Where are the best places to park in Newquay?

    There are plenty of car parks in the centre of Newquay. The Manor, Mountwise and St. Georges Road are all great locations for around £3.10 for up to 2h, and they’re a short walk from the beach. On-street parking is difficult to find in the height of the tourist season, but in winter you should have no problem. Just be mindful of taking up a designated resident’s spot.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Newquay?

    On average a car hire in Newquay costs $86 per day.

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in Newquay?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Europcar ($54/day) and Hertz ($62/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Europcar Newquay Airport TR8 4RQ (6 kilometres from the city centre).

  • How much is the price of fuel in Newquay?

    The average price of fuel in Newquay is $10.61 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $127 and $170, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Newquay?

    Intermediate (Skoda Octavia Combi or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Newquay.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Cornwall Newquay airport (NQY)?

    The only car hire company onsite at Cornwall Newquay airport is Europcar.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Cornwall Newquay airport (NQY)?

    The only car hire company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Cornwall Newquay airport to off-airport locations is Europcar.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Newquay?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Newquay?

    An Intermediate car hire in Newquay costs $114 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Newquay?

    A Standard car hire in Newquay costs $33 per day, on average.

  • What is the most popular car hire location in Newquay?

    In Newquay, cars are most frequently hired at Europcar Newquay Airport (6 km from city centre ).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Newquay?

    On average a car hire in Newquay costs $603 per week ($86 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Newquay?

    On average a car hire in Newquay costs $2,586 per month ($86 per day).

Newquay car rental reviews and directory

Europcar

10.0

Wonderful

5 reviews
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Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.4

Value for money

8.0

2 locations in Newquay

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8a Quintrell Road

+44 371 384 5973

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Newquay Airport

+44 371 384 3415

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10.0 Wonderful

May 2024

KAYAK
Great check in & return at Eurocar

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2023

KAYAK
The car was perfect and the person who gave us the car was very helpful and very courteous and friendly

1 out of 1

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

2.0

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.0

Value for money

2.0

One location in Newquay

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Treloggan Industrial Estate

+44 1841 531701

Monday09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday09:00 - 16:00
Thursday09:00 - 16:00
Friday09:00 - 16:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

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2.0 Poor

Sept 2023

KAYAK
They cancelled my reservation the morning of, and I had to scramble to make other plans while traveling.

1 out of 1

Dollar

10.0

Wonderful

No reviews available

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Newquay

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Newquay Intl Airport

+44 843 309 3053

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00

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Budget

7.5

One location in Newquay

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Newquay Airport

+44 344 544 8930

Monday18:00 - 20:00
Thursday07:30 - 09:30
Friday18:00 - 20:00
Saturday09:30 - 11:30
Sunday20:00 - 22:00

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Avis

7.4

One location in Newquay

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Saint Mawgan

+44 344 544 6109

Monday10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday10:00 - 17:00
Thursday10:00 - 17:00
Friday10:00 - 17:00
Saturday10:00 - 17:00

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Hertz

6.9

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Newquay Intl Airport

+44 843 309 3053

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Sunday08:00 - 16:00

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Firefly

9.6

Wonderful

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Carloggas Cl

+44 843 309 3053

Monday09:30 - 11:30
Tuesday09:30 - 11:30
Wednesday09:30 - 11:30
Thursday09:30 - 11:30
Friday09:30 - 11:30
Saturday09:30 - 11:30
Sunday12:30 - 18:00

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keddy by Europcar

8.5

Very Good

No reviews available

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8A Quintrell Road

+44 371 384 5973

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00

Newquay Airport

1637860390

Monday09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday09:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:30 - 22:00
Friday09:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
Sunday07:30 - 09:30

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Easirent

4.8

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Newquay

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Newquay Cornwall Airport

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Routes Car & Truck Rentals

2.9

Poor

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One location in Newquay

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Unit 6a Longrock Ind Estate, Penzance

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Sunnycars

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Carloggas

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10 travellers who hired a car in Newquay gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.5

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Good to know

Most popular agency

Europcar

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

$86/day

Good deal

$75/day

When to book a car hire in Newquay

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