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What are the major attractions in East Kilbride?
If your trip to East Kilbride is all sorted out but your itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a helping hand.Stop by East Kilbride Shopping Centre. It’s one attraction you’ll usually find on most visitors’ must-do lists. James Hamilton Heritage Park and National Museum of Rural Life are also close by and worth a detour.
What are the best road trip destinations near East Kilbride?
With some terrific road trip options available in the surrounding area, renting a car makes good sense. Without one, it’d be much more difficult to explore everything that Burntisland Beach, 45 miles away, has to offer. Soak up the sights starting with Aberdour Castle, Burntisland Golf House Club and Inchcolm Abbey. Locals are also likely to point you in the direction of Croy Beach, 35 miles away. If you only have time for one attraction here, make sure it’s Culzean Castle. (But we’d also highly recommend Crossraguel Abbey and Culzean Country Park.)
What kind of rental car should I get for East Kilbride?
No other mode of transportation can give you freedom and convenience like your own car. No matter the reason for your escape to East Kilbride, CarRentals.com has a great selection of vehicles to pick from. Spending a weekend in the city with your beloved? Turn up the romance by renting a compact car or a mini. Loads of fun to drive and a breeze to park, you’ll love sitting alongside each other in one of these cute rides. A van is a great choice for big families. There’s loads of space for everyone and you can go where you want, whenever you want. If you’re traveling for work, a premium car will take you from conference to meeting in comfort and style.
Should I get a luxury rental car in East Kilbride?
For some of us, owning a prestige vehicle is a little (or a lot!) out of reach. But renting your dream car is as easy as a few clicks! Imagine the joy of tearing down the open road in a classy convertible, even if it’s only for a day or two. Or maybe all you’re chasing is a trusty set of wheels to bring you safely from A to B. Flashy or thrifty? Whatever you’re looking for, there’s a rental car to suit your style in East Kilbride.
What side of the road do they drive on in East Kilbride?
In East Kilbride, you’ll need to drive on the left side of the road. This means the steering wheel is on the right-hand side. If you’ve rented a vehicle with a manual transmission, you’ll be changing gears with your left hand.
Does East Kilbride have peak-hour traffic?
One of the upsides of motoring around a smaller city is lighter traffic, so you don’t have to worry a whole lot about rush-hour gridlock. With a population of about 74,700, you can expect a smooth East Kilbride driving experience.
Is it difficult to park in East Kilbride?
For the most part, finding a place to park in East Kilbride is a piece of cake. If you plan to drive to one of the more popular attractions in town, it would be wise to consider parking options before you set off.
Are there speed limits in East Kilbride?
Speed limits vary throughout East Kilbride, but generally range from 20mph to 70mph. Most residential zones have a top speed of 20mph unless indicated otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Glasgow?
Most of the time, your chosen car rental company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges and taxes. Otherwise, they may supply your contact details to local authorities, who’ll then send a fine to your postal address.
Are seat belts compulsory in Glasgow?
Yes, so buckle up. Although, there are exceptions for certain vehicles run by public transportation networks.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in East Kilbride?
It is against the law to use your cell phone while driving around East Kilbride, and you may even be issued a fine for just holding your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. However, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as you stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in East Kilbride?
In East Kilbride, it is illegal to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. If you’re in the mood for a few drinks over dinner, leave the car at your hotel.
Is turning on a red light allowed in East Kilbride?
No, so don’t risk a fine by doing it. In East Kilbride, red equals stop, with no exceptions. When nearing a set of traffic lights, always drive at a safe speed so you can easily stop when you need to.

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