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As well as serving the surrounding areas, such as Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville, Petersfield and Chichester, Southern Self Drive also supplies vehicles to customers throughout the Hampshire and the South of England, including London. 

Southern Self Drive has a wide choice of new rental cars, people carriers, minibuses, vans, trucks and tippers for hire at both of our branches. Also available are wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs), adapted cars with hand controls, 4x4s, camper vans, 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 online booking and payment facility down below.

What Our Customers Say About Us

  • "Great service.

    Efficient and friendly desk staff, processed paperwork quickly, given a full overview of the van prior to leaving, van in good condition, and drove well.

    Easy out-of-hours drop-off.

    Might look a little bit more expensive on paper than some others, but had 250 miles included with the original booking, so it made it cheaper overall.

    Highly recommend/will use again."

    - Ryan T, Portsmouth

  • "Excellent - car hired was not what I reserved but the alternative Kia was a lovely car to drive, immaculate inside and out. 

    Staff knowledgable, helpful.

    No real waiting time while car was filled. 

    Choice of excess cover available, some of which lower deposit.

    Checked many rental companies before opting for SSD for quality and value for money."

    - Cheryl B, Portsmouth

  • “I have hired two vans in the past year from the Fareham SSD team and the service has been faultless. Great vehicles, brilliant service, and reasonably priced.

    Many thanks to Donna and the team for the efficiency & professionalism provided over the past couple of says when I hired a van to help move my son move house - I could not have been better supported - great peace of mind when you have lots of balls in the air!

    I highly recommend this company and commend the Fareham team"

    - Phil N, Fareham

  • "Genuinely cannot articulate how good they have been.  I moved house a couple of days ago and they could not have been more flexible and accommodating.

    We got the timings wrong for pickup and had to book the van a day earlier - no worries, they shuffled the slot.

    After looking at how much stuff we had, I realised I booked a van that was too small for our move; 40 mins before collecting, I asked to upgrade - they sorted it - no problem.

    The move took longer than we anticipated and went passed the return time; they were understanding and helped us out.

    OUTSTANDING customer service and I sincerely thank you all for helping us in this stressful time. You have honestly been amazing! Can’t recommend highly enough. I’m sorry for being the customer from hell but you made our move so much easier - THANK YOU!"

    - Mike B, Fareham

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Delivery & Collection

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Whether you need vans, trucks, or cars, we'll ensure a hassle-free experience, saving you time and effort.

This service is available upon request and will incur an additional charge.

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