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If your trip to Dundee is all sorted out but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a helping hand.
Discovery Point and Verdant Works are awesome attractions that everybody should make time to visit. Map out your route and spend a couple of hours experiencing each one.
Not far from the city center, V&A Dundee is one sight you might like to put on your must-see list. If you still have room on your itinerary, Camperdown Country Park and Templeton Woods and Dundee Science Centre will keep you busy too.
More adventure is right around the corner, so fasten that seat belt! Head 37 miles down the road and spend some time at Edinburgh Zoo and National Museum of Scotland. You'll find these superb attractions in Edinburgh. Aberdeen, 59 miles away, is another road-trip destination that's worth the journey. Swing by His Majestys Theatre and Codonas Amusement Park, two must-see attractions in the area.
Dundee is home to some picturesque coastal areas, and there's no better way to experience them than from behind the wheel of your own rental car. See what interesting treasures you can find strewn beside the water at one of these well-loved beaches:
Here on a business trip? You'll be pleased to know that West Park has some wonderful restaurants, cafés and hotels nearby. You'll find it 2 miles from Dundee.
Here are our recommendations on how to hop behind the wheel of a rental car with some savings in your pocket:
Having your own set of wheels in Dundee will give you more flexibility to go where you want, when you want. Maybe you're in the mood to skip town, hit the country roads, and go where the wind blows. If so, grab one of our full-size or mid-size SUVs and take a look at the cliffs in the area. If you'd prefer to experience the bright city lights, slide behind the wheel of something small. Getting around busy streets will be a lot less stressful in an economy or compact car.
For some, owning a high-end vehicle is the stuff of fairy tales. But renting your dream ride is as easy as a few clicks! Imagine the thrill of cruising the open roads in a classy sports car, even if it's only for a few days. Or maybe all you're looking for is a set of wheels to get you safely from A to B. Flashy or thrifty? Either way, there's a rental car to suit your style in Dundee.
There's adventure around every bend in Dundee. And with a rental vehicle, you'll find it more easily. Make your excursion to this city a safe and sound one with these helpful hints:
Drivers stay on the left-hand side of the road in Dundee. If you plan to rent a car here, be aware that the driver's seat will be on the right. It could take a little while to get the hang of!
Scoring a parking space in Dundee should be relatively easy. Of course, it can depend on the time and place — you may have trouble parking right in the center during busy periods.
Since the population of Dundee is around 151,600, you probably won't have much trouble with traffic congestion. That being said, major roads generally get busy before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.
While driving through the streets of Dundee, keep in mind that the speed limits usually range from 20 mi/h to 70 mi/h. Most residential areas are 20 mi/h unless marked otherwise.
Generally speaking, your chosen rental car company will bill the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges and taxes. Or they may share your information with the relevant local authority, who'll then send a fine to your postal address.
As in many places, normal cell phone usage is prohibited while driving a car in Dundee. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just ensure you stay focused on the road.
While behind the wheel in Dundee, it's against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.05%. Thinking of having a glass or two of wine with lunch or dinner? Consider using a ride-sharing service or booking a taxi.
Turning on a red light is illegal in Dundee. Always be on the lookout for traffic signs and lights so you don't breach any traffic laws.
Subject to a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be worn when the vehicle is in motion in Angus and Dundee.