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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Peebles?
If your trip to Peebles is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.Stop by Neidpath Castle. It’s one attraction you’ll find on many visitors’ to-do lists. Peebles Golf Club and Kailzie Gardens are also close by and worth a detour.
What are the best road trip destinations near Peebles?
Keep on driving to Edinburgh, a wonderful day-trip destination 20 miles away. You’ll find some interesting sights here like Edinburgh Zoo. Another excellent stop is Dundee, around 55 miles from Peebles. If you venture out this way, you’ll have easy access to Discovery Point.
What kind of rental car should I get for Peebles?
No other mode of transportation can offer you freedom and convenience like your own car. No matter the reason for your stay in Peebles, CarRentals.com has a great selection of vehicles to take your pick of. On a city break with your other half? Make things even cozier by renting a mini or convertible. A pleasure to drive and easy to park in tight spots, you’ll adore sitting next to each other in one of these zippy rides. A full-size SUV is a great choice for families with youngsters. There’s plenty of space for everyone and you can go where you want, whenever you want. If you’re traveling for business, a premium car will take you from conference to meeting in comfort and style.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Peebles?
First of all, there’s a huge range of both economy and luxury vehicles to rent in Peebles. What you go with depends on what you’re willing to spend and what you’re planning to do. Specialty and prestige vehicles often spare no expense when it comes to comfort and class. If you’re splashing out, why not pick up a high-end SUV, or perhaps a slick medium-sized vehicle? Alternatively, if you just need a set of wheels to zip around town in at the cheapest price possible, you’re better off choosing a no-frills compact vehicle (or something else that won’t blow your budget).
What side of the road do they drive on in Peebles?
In Peebles, motorists stick to the left-hand side of the road. This means the steering wheel is on the right side. If your rental vehicle has a manual transmission, you’ll be changing gears with your left hand.
Is it difficult to park in Peebles?
It’s relatively easy to find a car space in Peebles, although you might struggle to get a spot in the busiest areas. Booking a hotel that provides guests with parking is a wise idea.
Does Peebles have peak-hour traffic?
As with most cities, you can expect more traffic in the hours before and after work. However, due to its smaller population of roughly 8,400, traffic isn’t much of an issue in Peebles.
Are there speed limits in Peebles?
Most residential areas in Peebles have a 20mph speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits normally range between 20mph and 70mph.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Scottish Borders?
Normally your chosen rental car company will charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes and surcharges. Otherwise, they may supply your information to the relevant local authority, who’ll then send a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Peebles?
It’s prohibited to use your cell phone while driving around Peebles, and you could also 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 your focus remains on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Peebles?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Peebles is 0.05%. If a big night is on the cards, leave your wheels behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Peebles?
No, so don’t risk a fine by doing it. In Peebles, red equals stop, with no exceptions. When approaching a set of traffic lights, always drive at a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.
Are seat belts compulsory in Scottish Borders?
Seat belts must be worn in Scottish Borders. That being said, the rules may not apply for certain vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.