Car Hire Stansted Airport
Need car hire at Stansted Airport?
Picking up your rental car at Avis London Stansted Airport
Exit the Domestic Arrivals and follow the signs for the international arrivals area. You will see the Avis desk located in the onward travel centre, directly opposite the exit for International Arrivals.
Exit the International Arrivals and you will see the Avis desk directly in front of you, a short 50-metre walk away.
Services and optional extras
Avis Preferred: Our customer loyalty programme rewards our loyal customers with a series of benefits. We know your time is precious and that’s why we prepare your paperwork in advance. When you come to our branch, you just need to show your driving licence – we won’t ask for your autograph. Sign up online before you travel – the programme is completely free.
Out-of-hours return: If you need to return your car while our office is closed, your just need to park in the NCP car park, on Level 3C, and leave your keys in the drop box near the car park entrance. It couldn’t be simpler.
Breakdown assistance: A breakdown in one of our vehicles is highly unlikely but our breakdown assistance service means you can tackle any journey worry-free.
Child seats: If you're travelling with children, make sure you book child seats when you reserve your vehicle.
Satellite navigation: Driving in London can take a bit of getting used to, but with our satellite navigation system it needn't be stressful. Make sure you're on the right road from the word go by requesting this service when you make your booking.
Don't forget the London Congestion Charge
This hire station is not in the London Congestion Charge zone but drivers travelling into central London between 7am and 6pm on Monday to Friday will have to pay the charge on a daily basis. Drivers should look out for the Congestion Charge signs en route.
Find out how to pay the charge. We can process the payment on your behalf for the first day of your hire, so you have more time to relax and enjoy the journey. Just let us know when you collect your hire car.
Passing through the Dartford Tunnel? Please note that the small toll charge can no longer be paid at the barriers; drivers must pay online in advance or by midnight the following day. This site explains the payment system in more detail.