1 Melville Road
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From the lively seafront to the rolling countryside further inland, a hire car will help you see all the best bits of Brighton. The town has been attracting visitors for hundreds of years - and if you pick up a car, you’ll find it’s easy to join them.
We are in a good position to help too. Our office in Melville Road is in a great spot to collect a rental car, close to the centre and Brighton railway station. You’ll be able to find us easily and we’ll be sure to get you on your way as quickly and efficiently as we can.
With a wide range of travellers passing through our locations every day, we've got a wide range of vehicles on offer to suit your needs - from smart executive saloons to compact family hatchbacks. ***
***Specific cars may not be available when booking
Brighton has grown from a small fishing village on the south coast to a lively city often called ‘London by the sea’. It certainly attracts Londoners with its seaside appeal, but there’s a lot more to this amazing city than sea and sand.
You’ll still find interesting relics of Brighton’s past as a humble fishing port. Head down to the vaults under the Promenade between the two piers to browse the boats and fresh fish stalls. This colourful area is also a goldmine for culture. Plenty of cafes selling delicious seafood and galleries full of nautical art and craft.
The original fishing village was transformed when young members of the Royal family built an extravagant palace by the sea here 250 years ago. It was a perfect retreat from London for the young aristocrats. You can still visit their amazing Royal Pavilion in the city centre, complete with its exotic domes, outrageous ornaments and lavish interior decorations.
A short walk along the Promenade, the Brighton Wheel offers a smaller, more sedate rotation in a gondola, letting you gaze at the city from a slightly-less-scary 160ft.
The city is one of the UKs hotspots for modern, alternative culture. Expect to find a long list of exciting bands and DJs available every night here. There are scores of galleries featuring up-and-coming artists and you’ll even find some of the best of today’s street performers too.
Brighton has several busy conventional shopping areas but it has become famous for offering some of Britain’s quirkiest shopping too. To find them, head for the two areas called the North and South Laines. These narrow pedestrian alleys are lined with an array of strange and quirky shops, stalls and traders selling everything from antique jewellery to handmade high heel shoes covered in flowers.
Dotted in and around all the little shops, Brighton has an enormous array of cafes, bars and restaurants. In a city that caters for so many students, alternative, young people and visitors, it’s perhaps not surprising that you’ll be able to enjoy numerous cuisines, everything from gourmet seafood to budget ethnic menus.
Please note that from 15 Nov to 15 Apr many cities are required by law to restrict the circulation to only vehicles equipped with snow chains or winter tyres. For a summary of the orders, please visit www.poliziadistato.it. To comply with the regulations, in specific locations subject to this requirement, vehicles are equipped with snow chains - the price is included in the rental charges through the cost of "Winterization Fee". At pick-up if you decide to bring your own snow chains or do not intend on driving on the roads subject to this requirement, you may decline the equipment by signing the appropriate release form. This change will be reflected in the rental charges. For more information on the fees, please click here. In all other regions, we recommend that you check before renting if your journey includes one of the roads subject to this requirement and therefore request the snow chains, if necessary.