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Frequently asked questions

How much is a rental car per day in Edinburgh?
Chart your own course in Edinburgh, with car rental prices as low as $54 per day. That’s based on prices found within the past seven days. With rates like this, it’ll be a piece of cake to find a ride that works for you.
Can I rent a car from Edinburgh Airport (EDI)?
You’ll find a good range of rental car companies within a short commute of Edinburgh Airport (EDI). Hertz, Avis, Fox Rental Cars, Europcar and Budget are among the best.
What happens if I need to cancel my Edinburgh car reservation?
When you cancel at least six hours ahead of pickup, many prepaid rentals offer a total refund. However, not every one is eligible for this, so it’s important to understand the policy. Look over your booking for the finer details or visit our Customer Service Portal for more information.
What types of cars can I rent in Edinburgh?
Keep things low-cost with an economy, splash out on a premium ride or go for something in the middle, like a mid-size. But it’s hard to beat a compact vehicle — the top pick in Edinburgh. They’re a snap to park and handle, fuel-efficient and a good idea if you’re cruising around cities. An upgrade from economy, you can expect slightly more room and comfort at a price that’s still nice.
Where can I go on a road trip from Edinburgh?
There’s loads to do in Edinburgh, but head farther afield and you’ll find even more magic. Rent a set of wheels and you can meander around the greater area at your own pace. Add these awesome drives to your itinerary:

  • Glasgow is around 40 mi from Edinburgh. Famous sights like Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre deserve a place on your must-see list while you’re in town.
  • Why not see all that’s on offer in Aberdeen too? Top attractions in this happening city include University of Aberdeen. Aberdeen is about 95 mi from Edinburgh.
  • Head to Fairy Pools for a day out in nature. Pack a picnic to enjoy or just chill out in the fresh air. From Edinburgh, it’s about 150 mi away.

Why should I rent an Edinburgh car with Expedia?
You’ll pick up an amazing deal on your wheels with Expedia. Compact or full-size, you’ll find your dream ride from one of the rental companies in Edinburgh. Our special offers, member prices and rewards programs will help you get the most bang for your buck. And if you want to save more, combine your bookings into a vacation package. Add flights or hotels (or both) to your rental vehicle reservation and unlock terrific discounts!
How do I find the best car rental deals in Edinburgh with Expedia?
Nabbing an awesome deal on your Edinburgh rental car is easy with Expedia. Choose your preferred car type, add some details and compare prices across top suppliers. Why not add hotels and flights to your booking? You’ll score even more savings when you create a vacation package.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Edinburgh?
In Edinburgh, the requirement is generally 21 years of age and over. Most outlets will charge additional fees for young drivers, which can differ based on the rental location. Rental policies for young drivers may restrict certain vehicles, such as luxury cars, and require the purchase of comprehensive insurance. It’s always a good idea to read the fine print before booking your ride.
What do you need to rent a car in Edinburgh?
Any rental company you select will ask for these two things — your driver’s license and credit card. If you decide to opt out of the provider’s insurance plan, proof of other coverage may also be needed. Check your policy so you know what to bring when it’s time to collect your wheels.
What side of the road do you drive on in Edinburgh?
You’ll be driving on the left in Edinburgh. This means that the steering wheel and other controls are also on the opposite side to what you’re used to. Allow for ample time to get the hang of your new car before you hit the road.
What is the cheapest car rental in Edinburgh?
We looked into prices over the last seven days and found that the cheapest daily rate was $54. The next best price to rent a set of wheels in Edinburgh was $57 a day. These rates were available on Expedia, with a rental starting date within the next year. Prices and availability are subject to change and additional terms apply.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in Edinburgh?
Yes, which means you won’t have to rebook a rental car in the middle of your vacation. Visit our long-term car rental deals page, enter your travel dates and lock in a ride that’s all yours for however long you want.
Where can I find an Edinburgh car rental if I am younger than 25?
Some Edinburgh outlets will rent to drivers under 25, and others won’t. Age policies differ from supplier to supplier, so you’ll have to do some research. Also, find out if there are additional costs. Some outlets will apply a surcharge to young drivers between 21 and 24. Always look through the terms and conditions so you know what to expect.
What insurance should I choose for my car rental in Edinburgh?
It’s a wise idea to have collision damage protection to safeguard your Edinburgh rental car against accident damage, theft and vandalism. And with Expedia, you can purchase this insurance for your vehicle at the time of booking. Providing up to $35,000 in primary coverage, it also offers 24-hour emergency help and no deductible if you need to make a claim. Have your plans changed? If you cancel your insurance before your scheduled collection time, you’ll receive a complete refund.

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Renting a car in Edinburgh

Pay at pickup is available, so you don’t have to worry about spending your money until you arrive at your vehicle in Edinburgh. We partner with reliable partners that guarantee an enjoyable experience for solo travelers, couples, and families. Package your car with a flight or hotel to unlock even more savings from Expedia.

Expected prices in Edinburgh

Prices are subject to seasonal change depending on when you decide to arrange your car rental but right now you can book from $54.

Flexibility & Cancellation

Most car suppliers offer penalty-free cancellations, so you don’t have to worry about losing money if your plans change. To cancel your booking log into your account through the Trips portal. Click manage booking and cancel this car. If you needed to alter your booking, then you can create a new one once you have canceled.

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