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London’s Congestion Charge

If you’re heading to London then you should be aware of the London Congestion Charge, which is a fee to be paid upfront by anyone wanting to travel by car through the capital’s streets. So if you’re picking up your Easirent hire car from our London Kings Cross depot, then you should be aware of the different rules that apply before you hit the road. Here at Easirent, we have compiled a condensed list of London Congestion Charge information, just to make your travels a little easier.

1. The London Congestion charge was the first charge of its kind to be introduced anywhere in the world, as a way of reducing the flow of traffic on the city’s roads.

2. Applicable between 07:00 and 22:00 every day, the congestion charge is a daily charge of £15.00 GBP.

3. The London Congestion Charge can be paid through the Transport for London website. Did you know exemptions and discounts are available, please check online prior to your journey?

The congestion charge is active in the following areas:

– St. James’s
– Waterloo
– Borough
– City of London
– Clerkenwell
– Covent Garden
– Fitzrovia
– Charing Cross
– London Bridge
– Holborn
– Finsbury
– Bloomsbury
– Soho
– Mayfair
– Westminster
– Marylebone, Lambeth and Southwark

Check with our friendly staff members when picking up your Easirent hire car from our London Kings Cross depot to see if your vehicle is eligible for an Ultra Low Emission Vehicle discount.

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