Car & Van Hire in Colchester


Today and every day, we are committed to maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness in the industry. Now more than ever, our customers and employees deserve to know we stand behind that commitment with the Complete Clean Pledge. We pledge to go above and beyond our already rigorous cleaning protocols, including strict sanitising procedures to protect the health and safety of all.

Car Rental COVID-19 FAQs

Is Enterprise open?

Yes. Enterprise is an essential services provider that remains open to meet critical transportation and personal mobility needs. We are committed and ready to help you get wherever you need to be.

What steps are being taken to clean rental cars?

Each rental vehicle at Enterprise is thoroughly cleaned between every rental and backed with our Complete Clean Pledge. This includes washing, vacuuming, general wipe down, and sanitising with a disinfectant that meets leading health authority requirements, with particular attention to more than 20-plus high-touch points. We also extend the Complete Clean Pledge to our shuttles (for airport locations) and neighborhood branches. 

What is the current car rental process?

To help protect both customers and employees, we have modified our car rental process. This includes the addition of kerbside rentals at our locations to help promote social distancing by getting you quickly on your way while avoiding foot traffic in our locations.

Delivery is also offered at select car rental locations throughout the country. Please contact your rental branch for availability.

Whether you are picking your vehicle up kerbside, or if we deliver it to you, we’re committed to maintaining proper distance throughout the process.

How does car rental return work during the Coronavirus outbreak?

If you are currently renting a car with us, your local branch should be reaching out to you about options to return your rental vehicle. If you have any additional questions or are looking for more information, please call 0800 111 4312. 

Can I modify, extend, or cancel my reservation?

You can modify or cancel your reservation via our website or mobile app. We have extended our existing no-fee cancellation policy to include customers with pre-paid rentals booked directly through us. To extend your car rental, you can click “Call to Extend Your Rental” in our mobile app. You can also call your rental branch or 0800 800 227 to extend your reservation. 

For more information, please visit our COVID-19 FAQs page.
For additional questions, please visit our main car rental FAQs page.

Location Details for Colchester



Renting a Car at Colchester

Local Car and Van Hire in Colchester

Boasting a population of just over 120,000 residents, Colchester is a city known for its eclectic history and its unique culture. In fact, many believe it to be the oldest city in the United Kingdom. Whether arriving here to visit the shops along High Street, to experience the grandeur of Colchester Castle or to enjoy a game of football at nearby Colchester Community Stadium, there is indeed something here for everyone. Renting a quality car is one of the best ways to experience all that this city has to offer. Located on Hawkins Road, this Enterprise branch is close to main thoroughfares such as the A134 and St. Andrew's Avenue. It can also be reached by one of the many omnibus services that are offered as public transportation. Another massive benefit is that this branch is found only moments away from Hythe train station. Those who are concerned about rush hour traffic are advised to travel here early in the morning or after seven in the evening.

Cheap Car and Van Rental in Colchester

Enterprise Rent-A-Car offers clients a variety of options when renting cars or vans. Not only are the choices quite flexible, but there are numerous ways for customers to save even more money while streamlining the overall travel experiences. For example, booking a car online will provide substantial discounts, while making a reservation well in advance of a departure date ensures that significant discounts will always be available.

Colchester Van Hire

All of the vans offered by Enterprise have been vetted to the highest of standards, so safety and reliability are never called into question. However, supplying clients with flexible choices is another important aspect of this service. Enterprise currently offers sizes ranging from small and medium to large, extra-large and Luton variants. Please keep in mind that all of these vans can be rented for business as well as for personal use. Learn more about Enterprise van hire.

A Wide Range of Vehicles to Hire

Enterprise offers a wide range of vehicles to choose from and each of these is naturally based on the needs of the client in question. For example, four-door sedans are ideally suited for a family or a group of friends. An SUV is often better equipped for business requirements, while people carriers are capable of transporting as many as nine passengers and up to nine pieces of luggage. If you are unsure about what best suits your needs, get in touch, and Enterprise will be happy to help.

Driving Information in Colchester

Colchester is serviced by the Great Eastern Main Line and this can be reached via the Colchester North railway station. The city itself is linked to London by the A12 motorway and the primary bus terminal is located on Osborne Street.