Car Rentals Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom
15 Dec — 22 Dec
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Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom
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Wed 22/12
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Easirent

C$ 79/day

7 Jan - 13 Jan
BMW X3
Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
GREEN MOTION

C$ 40/day

7 Jan - 13 Jan
Chevrolet Equinox
Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Europcar

C$ 113/day

7 Jan - 13 Jan
Audi A3
BMW X3
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Sixt

C$ 128/day

7 Jan - 13 Jan
BMW X3
Kia Sedona
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
GREEN MOTION

C$ 114/day

7 Jan - 13 Jan
Kia Sedona
Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Sixt

C$ 56/day

7 Jan - 13 Jan
Chevrolet Equinox
Audi A3
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Europcar

C$ 53/day

7 Jan - 13 Jan
Audi A3
Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Europcar

C$ 44/day

7 Jan - 13 Jan
Audi A3
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Easirent

C$ 30/day

7 Jan - 13 Jan
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Easirent

C$ 28/day

7 Jan - 13 Jan
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan

Edinburgh, Scotland car rental deals found on momondo

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Small Cars

C$ 18 - C$ 59

All Car Types

C$ 27 - C$ 79

The average price of a Small rental in Edinburgh, United Kingdom is C$ 34. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Edinburgh, United Kingdom is in February. The price is 48% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 18 per day. A Small rental is typically 41% less expensive than the average car rental in Edinburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Edinburgh, United Kingdom is C$ 45. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Edinburgh, United Kingdom is in February. The price is 47% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 24 per day. A Medium rental is typically 22% less expensive than the average car rental in Edinburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Edinburgh, United Kingdom is C$ 75. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Edinburgh, United Kingdom is in December. The price is 31% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 53 per day. A Large rental is typically 25% more expensive than the average car rental in Edinburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV rental in Edinburgh, United Kingdom is C$ 46. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Edinburgh, United Kingdom is in February. The price is 49% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 24 per day. A SUV rental is typically 18% less expensive than the average car rental in Edinburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Edinburgh, United Kingdom is C$ 72. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Edinburgh, United Kingdom is in January. The price is 33% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 49 per day. A Van rental is typically 22% more expensive than the average car rental in Edinburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Edinburgh, United Kingdom is C$ 66. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Edinburgh, United Kingdom is in December. The price is 41% lower than the rest of the year at just C$ 39 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 14% more expensive than the average car rental in Edinburgh. The average price of a vehicle rental in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Edinburgh Luxury rentals found on momondo in the past week.

Citroen C2
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
Easirent

C$ 27/day

7 Jan - 13 Jan
Citroen C2
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
Easirent

C$ 28/day

7 Jan - 13 Jan
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
Citroen C2
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
GREEN MOTION

C$ 29/day

7 Jan - 13 Jan
Citroen C2

Edinburgh Car Rental Directory

All major car rental suppliers in Edinburgh, Scotland
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Excellent
16 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.5

Value for money

8.6
8.1
Excellent
19 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.6

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.3

Value for money

7.6
4.9
Okay
54 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.5

Comfort

5.5

Overall

4.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.2

Value for money

4.6
4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0
3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.6

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.6

Value for money

9.2
8.8
Excellent
2 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.6

Value for money

7.9
8.4
Excellent
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.6

Value for money

8.4
4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Nearby attractions:

Edinburgh International Conference Centre10.1 km
Portobello Beach16.3 km

Nearby attractions:

Edinburgh International Conference Centre76.6 km
Portobello Beach82.9 km

Nearby attractions:

Portobello Beach135.5 km
Edinburgh International Conference Centre139.0 km

Information about your trip to Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a wonderful city to visit, and car rentals in Edinburgh are a logical choice to see the sites. Take a drive to see Edinburgh Castle or historic Princes Street. Car rentals in Edinburgh are easy to find, with over 20 car rental locations around the city, including Edinburgh Airport. Princes Street is a main attraction and has been the soul of the city since 1770. Ferry Road is one of the major roads of Edinburgh. It spans from Davidson's Mains Village to Leith, and there is lots to see along the way. The A1 on the eastside goes all the way to the Scottish border and there are other routes it connects with. There are many villages to stop and see along the way. The M6 and M74 along the westside go to Glasgow, or further, to Aberdeen. After you get a cheap car rental in Edinburgh, other roads offer scenic routes, but remember to drive on the left side. Traffic can get busy during peak hours in the morning and at night, yet there are alternate routes available. The scenic roads can only be reached by car.

Is it worthwhile to rent a car while visiting Edinburgh, Scotland?

Parking around the city is easy, with some free parking in downtown areas. There is garage parking as well, and tickets can be purchased for long-term use. Daily and hourly rates are also available for reasonable rates. Downtown is walkable and sites like pubs and restaurants are easy to get to on foot. Mary King’s Close is located in Edinburgh’s Old Town, which includes many winding and narrow alleyways called "closes," and is a great place for a stroll. An economy car rental is the only way to get to see scenic roads like A-9, and it’s one of the better routes in the city. If you’re downtown, there are bus and trams available to get to where you want to go.

What laws should I keep in mind while driving in Edinburgh, Scotland?

Before you get car rentals in Edinburgh, it’s worth noting some of the driving rules. The most important is that you drive on the left side of the road. Roads are called single and double carriageways, and major roadways are labeled as A, while secondary roads are labeled as B. Drivers must yield to emergency vehicles by moving over a lane if possible. Edinburgh car rentals can be found in the city, but it’s important to understand that drivers 70 and older must obtain a British driver’s license to drive in the UK.  For more information, and to make certain laws have not changed, contact the city’s department of motor vehicles.

Will I need a special driver’s license or permit to drive a rental car in Edinburgh, Scotland if I’m visiting from another country?

Before you check for rental cars in Edinburgh, you should know the requirements to rent car in the city. You must be at least 18 years old to drive or rent a car. You must also possess a valid driver’s license that is registered in your country. A debit or credit card is necessary to rent a car. Keep in mind that there might be a hold placed on your car for any potential damages. Insurance is usually included in the price of the rental, but you are solely responsible for any damages to the car. To be environmentally friendly, an electric car rental is a smart way to get around the city.


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Car Rental in Edinburgh

This December we have run 54 searches on car rental in Edinburgh for momondo users.

What cleaning measures are being taken by Edinburgh car rental companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Enterprise, Budget, and Hertz are some of the companies offering enhanced cleaning options to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Edinburgh. Vehicles are always cleaned regularly, however, rental companies are now going above and beyond to ensure cars are sanitized. You can check to see all rental companies in Edinburgh offering this service by searching and filtering for that option on momondo. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

How much will it cost to rent a car in Edinburgh, Scotland in January?

C$ 47 is the cost of a weekend car rental in Edinburgh for January, with cheap deals starting as low as C$ 11. For a week-long rental, the lowest price was C$ 5, with more options around the C$ 26 mark.

Which car rental agency in Edinburgh has the cheapest rental car prices?

Easirent typically has the cheapest daily rates in Edinburgh, which you can find at any of their locations. On average, you should expect to pay C$ 32/day, but our users have found rates as low as C$ 4/day for their rental car in Edinburgh.

Is there a fee to cancel my Edinburgh, SCT car rental?

Rental cars in Edinburgh from popular agencies such as Enterprise, Budget, and Hertz will generally offer free cancellation. While momondo does not have any control over cancellation policies for rental cars in Edinburgh, we can help you find the cheapest car to rent for your upcoming trip.

What is the best type of car to rent in Edinburgh during January?

Renting a standard in Edinburgh during the month of January is what most travellers prefer. With temperatures averaging 4 °C and precipitation around 40 mm during January, a standard is more than capable of handling these weather conditions. This is the perfect rental car type for wet roads and above-freezing temperatures. Renting a Standard in Edinburgh will cost you C$ 63/day on average.

Which rental car company in Edinburgh has the most locations?

Europcar is the car rental company with the most locations in Edinburgh, SCT. At those 7 locations, you can expect to pay a daily rate of C$ 36 in Edinburgh, SCT.

What is the speed limit in Edinburgh, SCT?

The speed limit in Edinburgh is 50 km/h, unless otherwise stated on road signs. Edinburgh also has a suburban speed limit of 100 km/h which is strictly enforced. If you find yourself on a highway in Edinburgh, be aware that the speed limit is generally 115 km/h.

What car do most people rent in Edinburgh?

When renting a car in Edinburgh, most of our users will opt for the Mitsubishi Galant at C$ 55/day on average. The second most popular is the BMW 5 Series Touring car rental for an average of C$ 92/day. Our users have found Mitsubishi Galant rentals in Edinburgh for as low as C$ 3/day and BMW 5 Series Touring rentals for as low as C$ 39/day.

What car rental company has the BMW 5 Series Touring in Edinburgh?

Dollar is the most popular car rental company offering BMW 5 Series Touring rentals in Edinburgh. The cost to rent the BMW 5 Series Touring from Dollar is C$ 92/day on average.

What is the weather like in Edinburgh, United Kingdom in December?

In December, Edinburgh usually gets 60 mm of precipitation and has an average temperature of 4 °C. This information can be very helpful when looking at rental cars in Edinburgh as it can help you make the best decision.

What car would momondo recommend based on the weather in December?

The weather in Edinburgh during December would likely not impact the type of rental much. momondo users do seem to prefer certain car types when looking for specific vehicles for their Edinburgh car rental.

Is the weather in Edinburgh similar to the rest of Scotland?

The climate in Scotland during December is usually 4 °C with an expected 79 mm of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to rent a car and leave from Edinburgh on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.


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