Edinburgh Car Hire

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Edinburgh Car Hire

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Renting a car in Edinburgh is a must if you want to fully explore in and around the city. There’s a lot of things to do and places to see in Edinburgh. Renting a car gives you the flexibility to drive to a nearby city or attraction outside of Edinburgh.

With Tripadvisor, you can rent all types of vehicles in Edinburgh. We offer economical standard cars, sporty convertibles, family-friendly minivans, and comfortable SUVs. By leveraging the world’s largest car hire booking service and searching all major rental brands, we help you find the lowest car hire prices available. We offer comprehensive coverage of over 60,000 locations worldwide.

What you need to know when renting a car in Edinburgh

  • You can pick up your vehicle at any car hire location in Edinburgh or at the airport.
  • Make sure you compare deals across all major car hire brands - there are dozens to choose from in Edinburgh.
  • Major car hire providers include Hertz, National, Enterprise, Alamo and Avis, but Edinburgh also offers other car hire brands.
  • Reserve early to get the best-priced car hire for your trip to Edinburgh.

Tips for renting a car in Edinburgh

  • Join a loyalty rewards programme with a car hire company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • Look for Edinburgh car hire locations outside the airport as prices usually include a kiosk fee at the airport.
  • Consider taking a taxi or rideshare from the airport to an offsite location. Taxes and fees are based on where you pick up your car hire, not where you drop off.
  • Join a loyalty rewards programme with a car hire company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge.
  • When flying to Edinburgh, check with the airline for reward programmes that include discounts at car hire companies.
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Arnold Clark - Turnhouse Airport
2 Eastfield Road
Budget - Turnhouse Airport
175 Jubilee Road
McNicoll Vehicle Rental
45 Lochrin Place
24 East London Street
Easirent - Turnhouse Airport
3 Queen Anne Drive
Europcar - Turnhouse Airport
176 Jubilee Road
396 Calder Road
26 Greenside Row
Avis - Turnhouse Airport
175 Jubilee Road