Manchester is a fantastic destination for a city break, but it is also close to some of England’s most scenic driving routes. Whether you’d like to cruise through the rolling hills of the Pennines and visit the Bowes Museum, or you’d prefer an unforgettable family day out at Knowsley Safari Park, we have the vehicle to get you there. Rent the best car rental for your needs from one of our 14 Enterprise branches across Manchester, including Manchester Airport and Piccadilly Station. The process is quick and easy so why not start by getting a quote above?
The essential items you will need to bring to an Enterprise Rent-A-Car branch when renting a vehicle are a valid drivers license, valid ID, and a credit or debit card. You will also need to prove you are over 25 years of age, and there may be additional documentation required for international drivers. Learn more about what you need when renting here.
No. At Enterprise you don't need to purchase insurance as we provide a damage waiver within the cost of your rental. You can, of course, take option to purchase additional protection products to reduce the excess further to give you complete peace of mind. Visit our car rental insurance page for further details.
All drivers must be a minimum of 25 years old. Only drivers over 30 years old may rent full-size MPVs, premium vehicles/exotic cars and Luton vans. Younger drivers might be interested in Enterprise Car Club. Learn more about age requirements for renting a vehicle here.
All drivers must present a full valid driving license. If the driving license is written in a language and characters different to those of the country of rental, an International Driving Permit is also required. Learn more about car rental driving license requirements here.
We accept payment by either a debit or credit card in the name of the renter. A credit card is required if you are renting a People Carrier, Compact Elite, SUV, Premium, Luxury or Executive vehicle. Learn more about our accepted card payment methods here.
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Located in England’s heartland, Manchester is a diverse and lively city that comes alive at night with a seemingly endless list of things to do and see, while its surrounding landscape offers an abundance of natural beauty.
Home to two of world football’s biggest clubs, there can be no better place to start your day out than with the Manchester United Museum & Stadium tour. Following this, just a 15-minute drive away, is the Trafford Quays leisure village where you can delve into the exciting activities offered, such as indoor skydiving and skiing, a large children’s amusement center and adventure golf.
For visitors hoping to venture off the beaten path and enjoy Greater Manchester’s outstanding natural beauty then look no further than a drive into the Pennines. Kick-start the day’s excursion in the city center by renting an Enterprise vehicle at our Manchester city center branch. Then, just a short drive down the road is Chetham’s Library. This historic building dates back to 1653 and is the oldest public library in the UK. Just a 20-minute drive further out there’s the Ordsall Hall; the gorgeous Grade I listed Tudor building dates back to 1177. It is rumored to be where Guy Fawkes hatched the plan for the gunpowder plot and is supposedly haunted. From here, it’s just under an hour’s drive before you’re immersed in the Pennines and its array of luscious green hills and narrow valleys.
When driving around Greater Manchester and the surrounding countryside there are a few important things to note: