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Taunton is the main county town of Somerset, a county in the southwest of England. It's a decent town to spend a couple of days en route to more popular destinations in Devon and Cornwall. There are a few attractions in the town itself, while Glastonbury and the Cheddar Gorge make two excellent daytrips.
First Great Western and Virgin Trains operate all train services to Taunton. Virgin Trains depart from cities in to the north, such as Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Glasgow. On the other hand, travelers coming from London can use the First Great Western service from Paddington Station.
Traffic congestion can be a problem, but car rental in Taunton Downtown is still a worthwhile recommendation. There is a decent bus service during the week, but weekends see a vast reduction in the frequency of local buses. Attractions in the town include the Somerset County Museum, as well as horse racing at Taunton Racecourse.
Outside Taunton, Glastonbury is just 22 miles away with cheap car rental in Taunton Downtown. Glastonbury appeals to those interested in spirituality and mysticism. Much of the interest in these subjects centers on Glastonbury Tor, a hill just outside the town. In addition, Glastonbury Abbey is believed to be one of the final resting places of King Arthur.
On the other hand, the Cheddar Caves and Gorge appeal to a wider range of visitors. The caves are around 45 minutes north of Taunton, on the M5. The easiest way to get there is with car rental in Taunton Downtown. This attraction has activities to suit all ages. Families can join an open-top bus tour, while the more adventurous can try crock-climbing.
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To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.
Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period).
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.
You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).
Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).