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View our list explaining the common words and phrases that you may find when renting a car or van.
Protects you in the event of damage to, or theft of, the hire vehicle. This can include a Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) or a Loss Damage Waiver (LDW).
Electric Vehicles (EVs):
Vehicles powered by electric battery.
Rent a car or van from your local Enterprise branch and we'll pick you up for free and drive you to the vehicle. Return the vehicle to your local branch and we’ll drop you off for free. Excludes airport locations. Rules apply.
The level of fuel to in the hire vehicle’s tank upon its return. Fuel charges include ‘pay for what you use’ and ‘pre-pay’ options.
The fuel source that powers the vehicles. Options include petrol, diesel electric and hybrid electric.
Vehicles with traditional Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) that are fuelled by burning petrol or diesel fuels.
Long Wheelbase (LWB):
The distance a hired car or van is allowed to travel.
Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV):
Also referred to as people carriers or minivans. These vehicles have plenty of seats and storage space.
You can pick up your hired car or van from your local Enterprise Rent-A-Car branch and drop it back at a different branch.
These are additional products that can be purchase when hiring a vehicle such as a sat nav or adding an additional driver to your rental contract.
Hire your car or van online in advance to save 10% off the base hire rate.
Exactly 24 hours. For example, if you pick up your hire car at 11am and return it the following day at 10am, you will be charged for one day. If you returned the car at 2pm the following day, you will have gone into another rental day and be charged for two days.
Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs):
SUVs are powerful vehicles that are typically large and include more seating and storage capacity.
Standard Interline Passenger Procedures (SIPP) code:
An industry-standard method of classifying rental vehicles. The SIPP code is four digits that describe the vehicle’s size, number of doors, transmission type, fuel type and whether it has Air-Conditioning (AC).
A hydraulic platform for easier loading and unloading available on the Luton Van with Tail-Lift.
The price shown when booking online based on the information supplied. The total price includes all mandatory charges and excludes optional extras or additional drivers.
Vehicles grouped into categories including size and features. For example cars, SUVs and vans.
The method of controlling a vehicle’s gears. For example cars and vans could have either manual or automatic transmission.