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Car hire Scotland

CompareCarHire.co.uk Scotland is an independent car rental comparison site. Our system compares prices from well-known car rental companies so as a customer you can always book your rental car trough us at a competitive rate.

When to book a rental car in Scotland

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Location information for Scotland

Car hire in Scotland

Whichever attraction you fancy, car hire in Scotland is the most convenient mode of travel. It affords visitors the freedom they need to exploring everything this fabulous country has to offer, from the world's most challenging modern golf courses through to the cities packed with medieval and baroque era structures.

Major airports and ports

Scotland has four international airports: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Prestwick and Aberdeen. The country also has numerous minor airports that serve domestic travellers going to and from big cities far-flung islands. There are many domestic ferry services in Scotland, while Stena Line runs trips to England, Ireland and the Netherlands.

Transport

In addition to Glasgow's rail, bus and coach services, the city also offers subway transport. There are also bus and train lines serving other cities, but car rental in Scotland is by far the easiest way to get around. ScotRail transports visitors between London and Scotland, as does Virgin Trains. Scotland car hire depots are located in all of the countries major cities, towns and airport arrival halls.

Driving tips

In Scotland, motorists drive on the left-hand side of the road, with holders of overseas driving licences are authorized in the country for up to 12 months. Be aware that in addition to remote speed cameras, police cars vigilantly patrol for speed limit violators.

Places to visit

Compare cheap car hire in Scotland with CompareCarHire.co.uk to guarantee the best prices for a driving holiday in Scotland. The Highlands offer mystifying standing stones, age-old castles and the infamous Loch Ness monster, while motoring over to the Kingdom of Fife will reveal the magnificently preserved Saint Andrews Sarcophagus. The Caberston Forest by the Scottish borders boasts strategic strongholds over which Iron Age sentinels kept watch.

Practical information

  • Currency
    British pound
  • Driving direction
    Left
  • City speed limit
    48 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    96 km/h
  • Language
    English
  • Popular car category
    economy
  • Popular rental companies
    Easirent

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.
Is CompareCarHire.co.uk the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? 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. Are there any additional costs? In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? 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). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? 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). Which car rental companies are compared by CompareCarHire.co.uk? at this location
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