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Car rental and traffic in London

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Car rental and traffic in London

We will be staying in Wimbledon for a couple of days and then will rent a car to drive to Scotland. Which area do you recommend to pick-up a car in the Wimbledon area. My closest Avis branch is Earl's Court. I will pick-up up the car on Friday the 18th of December. Will traffic be a problem? Is there perhaps a better pick-up option to avoid traffic.

I will then return on the 3rd of January to Heathrow, it is a Sunday. How will the traffic be coming from Wales? I need to be at airport at 18:00.

I would appreciate some help.



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1. Re: Car rental and traffic in London

Suggest you pick up and return to Heathrow as will be easy from there to find your way to M1 and Scotland,rather than trying to get through parts of Central London on a Friday afternoon a week prior to Christmas.

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2. Re: Car rental and traffic in London

I suggest you fly to Scotland and pick up the car from whichever airport you fly to there, unless you have a really, really good reason for wanting to drive there.

It's a long way to drive, and flying will be so much easier. Or you could take the train.

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3. Re: Car rental and traffic in London

I agree with NM - you must have a really good reason to drive all that way.

It seems that you are then going from Scotland to Wales! Are you just avoiding England?!!

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