Southern Self Drive

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Vans, Cars & Minibuses for Sale at Trade Prices. Please call 023 9269 6961 for details!

Continental Van, Car & Minibus Hire. Please Call for Details!

British Forces Discount Available - Please phone for details

Van Hire & Car Hire from Southern Self Drive

Branches located in Portsmouth & Fareham

As well as serving surrounding areas such as Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville, Petersfield and Chichester, SSD also supplies customers along the whole of the South of England and London.

The company has a wide choice of new rental cars, people carriers, minibuses, vans, trucks and tippers for hire. Also available are Prestige Vehicles, 4x4s, car transporters and recovery trucks.

If you're moving house, going on holiday, require a vehicle for business or other reasons, we're likely to have the vehicle you need. Van and car rental reservations can be taken over the telephone at both Portsmouth and Fareham branches, or if preferred, you can use our secure on-line booking and payment facility.

Continental Vehicle Hire

Are you planning to drive in Europe to move house or take a break? Simply let us know where and when you intend to travel and we will provide you with a quotation.

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Places to Visit

Visiting the area for the first time or wish to explore Portsmouth, Fareham and the surrounding area in more depth? There are plenty of attractions to ensure you enjoy your stay

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Delivery & Collection

We can provide a customer pickup or delivery service subject to prior notice. The charge for this service is £5 within a radius of I mile of the branch. Extra miles are charged at £1/mile.

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Customer Care

We are a well established company with a reputation for providing a high quality service. With experienced staff and a professional attitude, you will not be disappointed when you come to us to rent a van, car or other vehicle.

Other Services

Short term daily car and van hire is only one of the services we can offer you. In addition we can provide long term hire, including flexible van and car rental and contract hire.

Should you wish to purchase a vehicle, we constantly have cars, minibuses and commercial vehicles available for sale at competitive prices. We can also provide finance and if you are a business or private individual, please ask us about our competitive leasing and hire purchase packages.

What our customers say

  • "The 2 guys you had on when I picked up the van on Friday were most helpful. They were serving customers well before there official start time, both worth their weight in gold. Many thanks."

    Candy, Location:Fareham

  • "Your staff were really friendly and helpful. I've hired a few vans from a few different companies and the whole experience was definitely the best with you! "

    Jackson. Location:Portsmouth


  • “I always rent a car from here and they have always been fast in there response to all the horrendous checks for the drivers. There cars are always clean and there are many choices per occasion and need. I am a valued customer and will return every time.”

    Holly, Location:Fareham

  • “I have been using SSD for many years and in that time they have never let me down. I hire cars regularly, sometimes at very short notice, the staff have a 'can do' attitude to help. They always greet me by name and are always friendly, going out their way to help.”

    Graham, Location:Portsmouth

Meet the fleet

Ford Transit 350 LWB Dropside Truck with tail lift

Van & Truck Hire

Movano 3.5 tonne Low Load Luton Van

Van & Truck Hire

Nissan Qashqai 1.5Dci 110PS N-Tec+

Car Hire

Volvo XC60 2.0D4 Auto

Car Hire

Vauxhall Corsa SE1.4i Ecoflex 5 door

Car Hire

Fiat 500X Cross Plus 1.6 Multijet 120 5 door

Car Hire

Volvo V40 R-Design 5 door

Car Hire

VW Caddy Van 1.6TDi Hire

Van & Truck Hire

VW Polo Polo SE 75PS 5 door

Car Hire

Nissan Micra 1.2 N-Tec 5 door

Car Hire

Fiat 500 1.2 Sport 3 door

Car Hire

Vauxhall Insignia 2.0CDTi SRi Nav

Car Hire

VW Passat 2.0TDi SE Business

Car Hire

C1 Flair 1.0VTi  5 door

Car Hire

Ford Transit 350 MWB Crewcab Tipper

Van & Truck Hire

Ford Transit 350 MWB Tipper

Van & Truck Hire

Ford / Fiat Transit 350 / Ducato 35 Dropside Truck

Van & Truck Hire

Man 7.5 tonne Box Van with tail lift

Van & Truck Hire

Peugeot Boxer L1H1

Van & Truck Hire