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What are the major attractions in Lairg?

If your trip to Lairg is all booked but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a helping hand.

The wider region is renowned for some outstanding wind surfing and scuba diving. So why not jump in your car, get some fresh air and spend some time in nature?

What are the best road trip destinations near Lairg?

The joy of having a car is that you can travel where you want, when you want. Make full use of your newfound freedom by checking out all that there is to do in Dornoch. It's just 16 miles away. Among the first stops you make here should be Skibo Castle, Royal Dornoch Golf Club and Dornoch Beach. Brora is another great option. It's 19 miles away and offers tons of fascinating things to do. Dunrobin Castle, Clynelish Distillery and Loch Brora are just the start.

Where are the best beaches near Lairg?

One of the advantages of getting a rental car while you're in Lairg is that you can explore some of the area's gorgeous beaches no matter what the weather forecast's like. So, grab your sunglasses (or your umbrella) and get ready to head to some of these delightful options:

  • Embo Beach (16 miles away).
  • Dornoch Beach (19 miles away).

How can I get a cheap car rental in Lairg?

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  • Weigh up the offers at all rental locations around town, being sure to include both the airport terminal and surrounding area. A brief cab journey to a close-by car rental outlet may mean significant savings;
  • If you have some wiggle room in your schedule, modify your dates to find cheaper prices on different days of the week;
  • Try to keep your pickup and drop-off times as similar as possible. If you bring back your rental car later than you picked it up, you may be charged a whole extra day;
  • Some car rental outlets offer discounts if you pay right away, so keep a lookout for these great deals;
  • The early bird catches the juiciest worm, along with the hottest deals! Book as soon as possible to grab some impressive savings.

What kind of rental car should I get for Lairg?

Get set for your next adventure in Lairg. The car you choose depends on what sort of vacation you're planning. If you're traveling on your own, why not opt for a compact or a mini? They're great on gas and a piece of cake to park. If you're traveling with a few friends, book an intermediate or a standard car. They offer more room to move and space for baggage.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Lairg?

There's plenty of choice when it comes to rental cars in Lairg. From people-movers with plenty of room to spare to zippy compacts that make parking a cinch, you'll find it all here. Deciding on your perfect match depends on how much you want to spend and what activities you've got planned. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don't need anything more than four wheels and a gas pedal. The choice is yours.

What do I need to know about driving in Highland?

When driving somewhere you've never been before, you should have a good understanding of the local traffic laws. Here's what you'll need to know to jump behind the wheel in Lairg safely:

What side of the road do they drive on in Lairg?

The left-hand side of the road is where you'll be driving in Lairg. Also take note that the controls of your rental car here, like the steering wheel, will be on the other side of what you're used to.

Is it difficult to park in Lairg?

Finding a car space in Lairg should be relatively easy. Of course, it can depend on the time and place — you may find it tricky parking right in the center during busier periods.

Are there speed limits in Lairg?

While motoring around the streets of Lairg, keep in mind that the speed limits range from 20 mi/h to 70 mi/h. Most residential zones are 20 mi/h unless indicated otherwise.

What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Highland?

In most cases, your car rental company will bill the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact information to the relevant local law enforcement agency so they can issue a fine directly to you.

Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Lairg?

Provided you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, it's legal to use your cell phone while behind the wheel in Lairg. But be sure to stay focused on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Lairg?

In Lairg, it is a fineable offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.05%. If you're planning to have a drink or two with lunch or dinner, it'd be wise to leave the car behind.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Lairg?

No. In Lairg, red equals stop, with no exceptions. When approaching traffic lights, always drive at a safe speed so you can easily stop when you need to.

Are seat belts compulsory in Highland?

Seat belts are mandatory in Highland. Having said that, this rule may vary for certain vehicles, such as those used by public transportation networks.

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