Car Hire at Nottingham East Midlands Airport
Car Hire East Midlands AirportNottingham East Midlands Airport is close to Nottingham, Derby and Leicester. The Airport is easily accessible from all parts of the UK.
Directions from M1
Take either junction 23a or 24 off of the M1 and pick up signs for the airport.
Directions from M42
Continue until M42 turns into A42, you will pick up signs for the airport.
Picking up your hire car at Avis East Midlands Airport
When arriving at East Midlands Airport please go to our desk inside of arrivals opposite WH Smiths. To collect your rental car, walk straight through arrivals and follow the path around past departures, then follow the yellow arrows for car rental. You will then see the car rental village where the Avis cabin is.
Upon arrival, Avis Preferred customers will need to announce themselves as a Preferred customer where we will have their pre-printed rental documentation and vehicle keys ready.
There is no additional charge if you have a reservation and your flight is delayed or diverted. No out of hours reservations will be met without valid method of payment and flight details.
The fee for pre-booked and confirmed out of hours reservations is £20 for up to 2 hours after the location closing time and £40 for anything after. Vehicle keys cannot be left at the airport information desk or other third party.
Address & Contact DetailsEast Midlands Apt, Terminal Bldg Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2SA. Tel: 03445446005
|Monday||07:00 - 22:00|
|Tuesday||07:00 - 22:00|
|Wednesday||07:00 - 22:00|
|Thursday||07:00 - 22:00|
|Friday||07:00 - 22:00|
|Saturday||08:00 - 20:00|
|Sunday||08:30 - 22:00|
Returning your carAll vehicles should be returned to the Car Rental Village located on Ambassador Road, DE74 2SA.
Directions to the car rental village
After turning into the airport, take the first exit at the roundabout onto Viscount Road. Continue straight at the first mini roundabout. On the next roundabout take the first exit onto Ambassador Road and follow for around 200yds until you see the car hire entrance.
In-hours return procedure
At the Car Rental Village, please park your rental vehicle in the return bays marked ‘Avis Budget’. A Rapid Return Agent will check your vehicle in.
Out-of-hours return procedure
If you need to return your vehicle outside of our opening hours, please park in the return bays marked ‘Avis Budget’. Remember to lock your rental vehicle and then leave your keys in the drop box at the ‘Avis Budget’ cabin.
Any cars returned to the short-stay car park at the airport will incur a parking charge and liability will be the renter.
Driving rules in United Kingdom
Which side of the road?
In the United Kingdom, please drive on the left side of the road.
Country driving laws
- Mobile phones may only be used with a headset or hands-free device
- There is a congestion charge payable when driving in London
- Use the outside lane to overtake on motorways and dual carriageways
- Zebra crossings (black and white stripes on the road) give pedestrians right of way to cross the road
All speed signs will be in mph.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
- Urban areas: 30 mph (48 km/h)
- Motorways: 70 mph (112 km/h)
- Rural areas: 60 mph (96 km/h)
Unless indicated by road signs.
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
- It is compulsory for the driver and all passengers to wear a seatbelt
- Children aged under 12 or less than 135cm tall must be seated in an appropriate child restraint for their size
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.
This road rules information is for provided for general guidance only. We endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but any reliance you place on this information is at your own risk.