Select Series car hire in the United Kingdom and Ireland
The car you pick is the car you'll getUpgrade to Avis Select Series and accelerate away in the exact make and model you want. Our range of stellar cars from Audi, BMW, and Hyundai are available across the UK, while the Nissan Qashqai XE can be rented in Ireland.
To get behind the wheel of a Select Series car in the UK and Ireland, find your nearest Select Series car hire location (listed at the bottom of this page) and set a date. You will need to provide two payment cards to hire a car from the Select Series. Avis accepts American Express, Eurocard/MasterCard, Visa, Discover and Diners Club. There will be an authorisation of your payment cards at the time of the rental.
UK only: Audi A1 Sportback 1.4 TFSI S LineBoasting a bigger boot than rivals in its class, the Audi A1 is a statement-making upmarket supermini. With its slick style and comfortable cabin, this is a timeless, easy-to-drive hatch that combines form with function.
The A1 features:
- DAB digital radio
- 6.5-inch multimedia interface display screen
- 17-inch alloy wheels
- Built-in GPS
- Xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights
|5 Seats||2 Bags||5 Doors|
UK only: Audi A5 Sportback 2.0 TDI S LineA coupé in looks, hatchback in layout and saloon in comfort level, the elegant Audi A5 is that rare breed – a luxurious, elegant, sporty, family friendly motorcar. Controlled by a seven-speed direct-shift gearbox, the Sportback is fiercely fast and splendidly surefooted.
The A5 features:
- Parking System Plus
- 18-inch alloy wheels
- Built-in satellite navigation
- Light and rain sensors
- Heated seats
|5 Seats||3 Bags||5 Doors|
UK only: BMW 1-Series 118i SportHushed engine noise, light steering and superb handling are hallmarks of this premium, rear-wheel drive hatch. The BMW 1-Series is roomy, refined and welll-insulated inside – no wonder it's a best-in-class drive.
The 1-Series features:
- BMW Navigation System
- BMW Emergency Call
- Engine Start Stop button with keyless engine start
- Rain sensor with automatic headlights
- Drive Performance Control
- DAB Digital Radio
|5 Seats||2 Bags||5 Doors|
UK only: Hyundai Santa Fe Premium 2.2 CRDi Diesel Blue DriveNow in its third generation, the Santa Fe has undergone quite the design rejuvenation, but this civilised 4x4 is just as classy to drive as it is on the eyes. Powered by a 2.2-litre diesel engine, the Santa Fe boasts limber suspension and stable handling. Inside, find an easy-to-use dashboard and all the technology you need.
The Santa Fe features:
- 18-inch alloy wheels
- Front & Rear Parking Sensors with Rear View Camera
- Touchscreen satellite navigation
- Cruise Control with Speed Limiter
- Heated front & rear outer seats
- Bluetooth connectivity
|7 Seats||3 Bags||5 Doors|
Ireland only: The Nissan Qashqai XEOne of the best-selling cars of the moment, the crossover Nissan Qashqai has the look and feel of a 4x4 with plenty of room to spare. A refined drive, superbly insulated from outside noise, the Qashqai is a joy to drive around city streets or down lengthy motorways. Take to the road, kids in tow, for a fun and friendly ride.
The Qashqai features:
- ABS (anti-locking brakes) & ESP (electronic stability programme)
- Chassis Control
- Hill Start Assist
- Idle Stop Start
- Audio CD, USB, AUX-in w/steering wheel controls
|5 Seats||4 Bags||5 Doors|
|Manual||Petrol and diesel||Air Con|
Locations in the Republic of Ireland that offer Select Series cars
The Nissan Qashqai XE can be hired from all Republic of Ireland locations.
What you will need
|Make and model||Driver's minimum age||Driving licence (minimum term held) ||No. of credit cards||Excess* |
|Audi A5||25 years||12 months||Two||£1,500|
|BMW 1-Series||25 years||12 months||Two||£1,500|
|Hyundai Santa Fe||25 years||12 months||Two||£1,500|
|Nissan Qashqai||25 years||24 months||One||€1,200 (+VAT)|
* Take out one of our additional cover packages to reduce your excess significantly.
The small print
- Book in the normal way by choosing your rental dates and location. At the next step, you can reserve your Avis Select Series car.
- Select Series cars can be delivered and collected to or from many UK locations. This does not include train stations and sea ports.
- Though the make and model are guaranteed, the engine size and fuel type may vary.
- To guarantee the make and model, reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.
- On rare occasions Avis may not be able to provide the vehicle of your choice due to mechanical issues or late returns from previous customers. In the event this happens, customers will be refunded and receive another hire car. We will try our best to provide another premium vehicle depending on the availability of our fleet on the day.
- If your chosen model is not provided at checkout, the cost of your car rental as quoted at reservation (excluding additional products) will be refunded. Refund is subject to reservation being made at least 48 hours in advance of rental checkout.
- To claim a refund please contact customer services with the reservation number and/or rental agreement number.
- Our standard Terms and Conditions apply.