Edinburgh Car Rentals

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Chevy Spark

or equivalent Mini

passengers

4

luggage

2

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manual

A/C

Yes

from

$16 /day

EDINBURGH APT 175 JUBILEE ROAD, EDINBURGH, EH12 9FS

Vauxhall Corsa

or equivalent Economy

passengers

4

luggage

2

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manual

A/C

Yes

from

$17 /day

EDINBURGH APT 175 JUBILEE ROAD, EDINBURGH, EH12 9FS

Ford Fusion

or equivalent Compact

passengers

5

luggage

3

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manual

A/C

Yes

from

$19 /day

EDINBURGH AIRPORT EuropCar Desk Car Rental Centre, Edinburgh, EH12 9FT

Renault Kangoo

or equivalent Vans and Trucks

passengers

2

luggage

0

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manual

A/C

Yes

from

$26 /day

83 TOWNHILL ROAD, Dunfermline, KY12 0BW

Bmw 520

or equivalent Premium and Luxury

passengers

5

luggage

0

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$72 /day

26 Dunedin Street, EDINBURGH, EH7 4JG

Mercedes

or equivalent Vans and Trucks

passengers

7

luggage

5

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$373 /day

10 PICARDY PLACE EDINBURGH, Edinburgh, EH1 3JT

Prices are based on searches made during the previous 7 days. Price is dynamic and varies based on the date of the booking, length of rental and car class.
There is no guarantee this price will be in effect at the time of your search.

24 east london street

Average Pick-Up time: 11-20 minutes

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Wwalker Reviewed on Sep 21, 2018, 7:57 PM

Picked up Avis car at 24 East London Street, Edinburgh. Ordered an automatic (Volkswagon or equal) and they had a Peugeot sedan ready. No hassle check-in once I found my Passport. They tried to upsell insurance, but I had coverage through Carrentals.com. Put 750 miles on the Peugeot driving all around Scotland for two weeks. Car handled very well and returned the car at the Glasgow Airport. No hassle return. I was more than pleased!

waverley station

Average Pick-Up time: 0-10 minutes

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Coolplay Reviewed on Jan 4, 2018, 6:01 PM

Competent and efficient service - vehicle well pointed

10 picardy place, edinburgh

Average Pick-Up time: 11-20 minutes

8.0 Out of 10 (Based on 5.0 reviews)

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Giani Reviewed on Oct 12, 2018, 3:32 PM

Google maps informs that the car rental is located at the old place, so if you do not find it by yourself, ask someone. The car rental is located just after the airport terminal.

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DG Reviewed on Sep 28, 2018, 11:18 PM

Pickup of our reservation was fast and easy. Paperwork was completed quickly. Car was in fine condition. I was impressed with how the Hertz agent inspected the vehicle using a tablet which took photos of damage already existing. Dropoff in York was fast and efficient.

waverley station

Average Pick-Up time: 21-30 minutes

6.0 Out of 10 (Based on 1 review)

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Ron45 Reviewed on Aug 11, 2018, 4:54 PM

When picking up the car, the rep told us he could not release the car without their full coverage. No choice. This increased our rental price by about 25 percent. Later we understood: Waverly station car park is almost impossible to get in and out of without damage to the car (joking, the real reason was that we apparently booked through a USA booking website). This garage was not build for cars built after 1963. We were just very lucky to get out and in without a scratch. Employees all very friendly.

We collected 92 reviews in total for all stations in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom with an average score of 6.7/10.
Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Car rentals in Edinburgh: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to get around Edinburgh whether you're going for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Edinburgh. CarRentals.com has collected your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Edinburgh. Read on to find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where can I get a great deal on a rental car in Edinburgh?

You're well on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental by reserving it through us. But, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming booking. Make sure to:

  • Compare the rates for a few suppliers on the type of car you want
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually get the vehicle of your choice and save more
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
  • Don't get more car than you'll need. Commonly, the smaller the class the cheaper the rate

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Edinburgh rental car.

What rental companies have outlets in Edinburgh?

There are around 18 car rental providers in the Edinburgh area. You'll find well-known companies like Ace and Enterprise and wallet-friendly suppliers like Dollar and Thrifty. Scan through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Edinburgh?

That depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Edinburgh. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular types of cars for you:

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Edinburgh?

Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Edinburgh is 21. Please note, there might be an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Read through the supplier's terms to discover what any additional charges will be before you book your vehicle.

Is insurance required to rent a car in Edinburgh?

Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for interim coverage through the rental car supplier.Although many major card issuers, like Visa or Discover, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you book a luxury or larger vehicle. Check the policy before you decide.

Are there different fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

At CarRentals.com, we encourage a full tank policy. You should receive your automobile with a full tank, and you will want to return it filled up. If you want to save some money, find a filling station before bringing the vehicle.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you want to check out all that Edinburgh offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Read the fine print to make sure your mileage is actually "unlimited."

What are some things to do in Edinburgh?

There is tons to see and do in this city. Edinburgh has around 12 attractions that it is known for. Some of the most popular are:

  • Royal Mile
  • Calton Hill
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Royal Botanic Garden

Luckily, you'll be able to cruise to the one you want or see them all.

Tips before you leave the lot

Be sure you check a few items before you leave the rental lot on your Edinburgh adventure. You should:

  • Inspect the vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Edinburgh car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Edinburgh has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Edinburgh.

Avis car rental locations in Edinburgh
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Hertz car rental locations in Edinburgh
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Green Motion car rental locations in Edinburgh
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Europcar car rental locations in Edinburgh
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Budget car rental locations in Edinburgh
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Dollar car rental locations in Edinburgh
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