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  • 10 out of 10

    The service is good and quick. They had no diesel cars left, but we could choose from several gasoline cars. The only minus - too many scratches on all doors, roof ...

    2013-11-26
    Andrey
  • 10 out of 10

    It was a little unclear at first after coming through passport control in the arrival hall, but found the rental place very quickly, bus service ok. Service was excellent, very friendly person, taking the time to explain the contract. I knew about the full tank of petrol, which I don't like, but have to accept. Also the insurance was explained. The car hire was very cheap so I wasn't expecting too much, the car had a few marks on it, but was in perfect working order. Tires could do with a renewal soon. The car was clean, radio working,so all in all I was happy.

    2013-11-26
    Marijke Phillips
  • 10 out of 10

    Very good service.

    2013-11-27
    Frank Hemsworth
  • 10 out of 10

    Yes everything was good

    2013-11-27
    Susan O

A Quick Guide to... Oxford

Oxford is a city in the South East of England, located 78 miles from the capital, London. It’s the county town of the county of Oxfordshire and attained city status in 1542. Its famous for its University, Oxford University, which is the oldest university in the English-speaking world.

During the English Civil War it gained infamy for housing Charles I in 1642, once the King had been expelled from London by the Parliamentarians. The city later gave way to the Parliamentarians in the Siege of Oxford in 1646. Later in the century it hosted the court of Charles II during the Great Plague of London in 1665 and in 1681 it hosted a sitting of Parliament, named the Oxford Parliament.

Oxford has seen rapid economic growth in the last century, thanks to it’s proximity to London, which has meant that it’s less than an hour away by train. This has led to an influx of ‘London overspill’ commuters. As well as a well connected railway station Oxford also has its own airport, the nearly London Oxford Airport, situated in Kidlington.

Oxford is home to two universities; the University of Oxford, the aforementioned oldest in the world, and Oxford Brookes University, which is of lesser status. These two institutions bring in hundreds of students a year to the city and have helped the city grow in the last few decades.

Oxford has its own football team, Oxford United FC. They play in League Two of the English football system and play their home matches at the Kassam Stadium, which is next the Blackbird Leys estate on the outskirts of Oxford.

Car hire in Oxford is recommended if you would rather not pay for a train into London or other nearby cities. AnyCarHire.com compares all of the rental companies operating in and around Oxford to find you the best price on your desired vehicle.