Congestion Charge in London
If you are planning to drive your Budget hire car within London, then you should be aware of the London Congestion Charge
Transport for London (TFL) charge a GBP 10.00 per day fee (VAT exempt) for all vehicles driving within the London Congestion Charge Zone, between 07:00 & 18:00 hours, Monday to Friday. No charge will be made on weekends, public holidays, between Christmas and New Year inclusive, and between 18:00 & 07:00.
This fee must be paid by midnight on the day of travel. Alternatively, if you choose to pay by midnight the following day after you drove into the Congestion Charge Zone, the fee is GBP 12.00
TFL will charge a penalty charge (per offence) for failure to purchase a Congestion Charge permit. This fee is currently GBP 130.00, but is reduced to GBP 65.00 if paid within 14 days. An additional admin fee of GBP 25.00 +VAT is payable if Budget handles the Penalty Charge Notice.
Please note: It is the customers responsibility for the payment of this charge and any penalty charges that arise as a result of failure to pay.
Full information on the London Congestion Charge and how to pay is available at www.tfl.gov.uk