Manchester

By | 16th January 2018

Is it worth hiring a car in Manchester?

Do you need a car in Manchester > Should you rent a car in Manchester UK > Manchester ( MAN )

Do you need a car in Manchester? Introduction

Why? Why not? Ratings Comments

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James says - a few trip notes:


I’ve visited Manchetser many times, both on business and for leisure trips, often to see concerts. Manchester is a truly amazing city, with so much to offer. Although you really don’t need to think about hiring a car just for visiting the city, it can be useful for venturing further afield.


Why should you rent a car in Manchester?

In terms of factors like the cost of the hire itself, fuel costs, road tolls and parking charges, is it worth hiring a car in Manchester?

Manchester Car hire summary


Overall drive rating

60%

 

Cheapest rate for one week

€60

 #80/300

 

How much should I expect to pay in the peak season?

 

 €55

1/300

 

Free parking score

Total 229 - of which 103 have free parking. [full notes - parking]

45%

#143/300

 
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Why not? Visiting Manchester without a car

Why? Why not? Ratings Comments

Manchester public transport quick facts

Train score

 

70%

Water travel score

60%

Overall public transport score

80%

Walking and Cycling Overview

Active travel score

(walking + cycling)

70%

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Is it worth hiring a car in Manchester? No!

Ratings

Car rental in - Manchester Need v worth & should!

Do you need a car in Manchester?

Based on comparison with transit, walking and cycling.
 

Is it worth hiring a car in Manchester?

Based on value for money
 

Should you rent a car in Manchester?

Weighing up the above, if you are asking about hiring a car, is it a good idea?
 

Who is travelling?

Is it worth renting a car in Manchester if I am a solo / budget traveller?

What about for 2 people travelling together?

For families?

 

Where are you staying?

Do you need a car in Manchester if we are staying in a central area?

What if we are staying on the edge of the city/resort?

Or in a rural area?

 

What is your attitude towards driving?

Should I hire a car in Manchester if I prefer not to drive?

If I am easy either way?

If I prefer to drive?


 

Verdict

Final score:

4

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Why? Why not? Ratings Comments
 

Would you hire a car in Manchester?

Have you driven in Manchester? Do you agree with our advice on whether or not it's worth hiring a car in Manchester?
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