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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Ballater?
If your trip to Ballater is all organized but your itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a helping hand.There’s nothing better than discovering new places. While you’re here, Ballater Golf Club and Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve should be among them. If you still have tons of stamina and space on your schedule, Mount Keen is also whispering your name.
What are the best road trip destinations near Ballater?
You don’t have to spend all your time in Ballater when there’s a great big world out there to discover! Just 35 miles away, Aberdeen will keep you on the go with top attractions like His Majesty’s Theatre. Searching for another reason to visit? Codonas Amusement Park is also within easy reach.
What kind of rental car should I get for Ballater?
No other mode of transportation can offer you freedom and convenience like your own wheels. Whatever the reason for your trip to Ballater, CarRentals.com has an excellent selection of vehicles to take your pick of. Taking a city break with your sweetheart? Rev up the romance by renting a compact car or a mini. Great fun to drive and a piece of cake to park, you’ll adore sitting next to each other in one of these zippy rides. A van is a great option for families with youngsters. There’s plenty of space for everyone and you can go where you want, when you want. If you’re traveling for business, a premium car will take you from your hotel to the boardroom in serious style.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Ballater?
For some, owning a luxury vehicle is little more than a lofty dream. But renting the car of your dreams is certainly within your grasp! Imagine the feeling of rolling into town in a swish convertible, even if it’s only for a short while. Or maybe all you need is a set of wheels to get you safely from point A to point B. Extravagant or economical? Either way, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit you in Ballater.
What side of the road do they drive on in Ballater?
In Ballater, you’ll need to drive on the left-hand side of the road. That means the steering wheel is on the right side. If you’ve chosen a manual transmission rental vehicle, you’ll have to get used to changing gears with your left hand.
Is it difficult to park in Ballater?
It’s relatively easy to find a car space in Ballater, although you might find it difficult to score a spot in the busiest areas. Staying at a hotel that has on-site parking is a wise idea.
Does Ballater have peak-hour traffic?
As the population of Ballater is only 1,550, you won’t have a lot of trouble with traffic. That said, main roads are generally busier before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Are there speed limits in Ballater?
While motoring around the streets of Ballater, keep in mind that the speed limits range from 20mph to 70mph. Residential zones are 20mph unless signed otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Aberdeenshire?
One of two things will happen. Your rental car company may charge the fined amount to your credit card. This is the most common practice. Otherwise, it may forward your contact details to the relevant local agency so the fine is issued straight to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Ballater?
It is prohibited to use your cell phone while driving a car in Ballater, and you could even be fined for simply handling your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you keep your attention on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Ballater?
In Ballater, it’s an offence to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) over 0.05%. If you’re in the mood for a few drinks, you’d be wise to leave the car behind.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Ballater?
You aren’t permitted to turn on a red light in Ballater. When you come across one, enjoy a mindful moment until the light goes back to green.
Are seat belts compulsory in Aberdeenshire?
Seat belts have to be worn in Aberdeenshire. However, these rules may not apply for certain vehicles, such as those used by public transportation networks.