If your trip to Ayr is all locked in but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.Near the city center, Ayr Beach is one sight you might like to add to your must-see list. If you still have space on that schedule, Brig O’Doon and Prestwick Golf Club will keep you occupied as well.
Twin Beaches is a day-trip destination to look into. It’s 45 miles away and offers a range of things to do. Achamore Gardens is one fantastic example. Kilbride Bay Beach is another noteworthy day-trip destination. It’s 35 miles away and home to Loch Lomond and Cowal Way - West.
Nothing says vacation like jumping in the car and heading to the seaside. Ayr has some lovely beaches nearby, so bring along a book (and a kite if there’s a breeze) and set off to one of these popular options:
Croy Beach (9 miles away).
Irvine Beach (9 miles away).
Girvan Beach (18 miles away).
With your own set of wheels, Ayr is all yours to enjoy. People visit this appealing city for varying reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have the perfect car for each of them. The main priority for large families is space (and legroom). Depending on the size of the family, that could mean anything from a full-size car to an SUV. Travelers on a budget usually go for the great gas mileage of our smaller cars, such as a compact car or mini. If you’re hoping to make heads turn in Ayr, browse our special category for a ride that’ll make any car aficionado weak at the knees.
You’ll be pleased to hear that there’s a great range of luxurious rental vehicles in Ayr. What you end up going for will depend on how much you want to spend and what you plan to do. Specialty and prestige vehicles often spare no expense when it comes to comfort and class. If you want to indulge yourself, why not grab an SUV with all the bells and whistles, or perhaps a cushy mid-size sedan? On the other hand, if you’re just after a set of wheels to get you from A to B as economically as possible, we can help you out with an economy vehicle (or something else that won’t blow your budget).
Stick to the left-hand side of the road in Ayr. If you’re planning to rent a ride here, be aware that the steering wheel will be on the right. It could take a bit to get the hang of!
Nabbing a parking space in Ayr won’t be too challenging. Of course, it can depend on the time and place — it may be tricky parking right in the center during busier periods.
One of the best things about vacationing in a smaller city is less traffic, so don’t worry too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of approximately 45,500, you can look forward to a smooth Ayr driving experience.
Speed limits vary throughout Ayr, but usually range from 20mph to 70mph. Most residential areas have a maximum speed of 20mph unless posted otherwise.
Normally your car rental company will charge the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges and taxes. Alternatively, they may supply your information to local authorities, who’ll then send a fine straight to you.
It is illegal to use your cell phone while driving around Ayr, and you may also be charged a fine for simply handling a phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as you keep your attention on the road.
In Ayr, it’s illegal to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) over 0.05%. If you’re planning to have a couple of glasses of wine with dinner, you’d be wise to leave the rental car at your hotel.
No, so don’t risk a fine by doing it. In Ayr, red means stop, with no exceptions. When nearing a set of traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.
Subject to some exceptions, seat belts are mandatory in East Ayrshire.