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Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom
1 Jun — 8 Jun
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Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh car rental information

Pick-up locationEdinburgh
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Intermediate estate car, Premium, Standard
Rental locations86
Airport locations32
Popular agenciesAlamo, GREEN MOTION , Budget

Cheap car rentals in Edinburgh

Economy$143/day
Compact$153/day
Intermediate$160/day
Standard$175/day
Premium$262/day
Compact SUV$183/day
Intermediate SUV$186/day
Intermediate estate car$219/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Edinburgh car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise

8.0

Excellent

31 reviews

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.5

Value for money

7.6

6 locations in Edinburgh

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Locations in Edinburgh

12 Annandale Street

+44 131 557 0000

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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501 Calder Road

+44 131 334 4344

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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67 Salamander Street

+44 131 555 0555

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
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Car Rental Centre

+44 131 333 0400

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00
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Corstorphine Road

+44 131 334 4344

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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Waverley Station

+44 131 556 6340

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
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10.0 Excellent

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Pickup and drop off at the airport was very easy.

Cons:

nothing

4.4 Okay

Jan 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was very good, clean and comfortable. No issue with the car.

Cons:

When I returned the car, the assistant manager went straight to one tyre and pointed out a couple of dents in the tyre wall that he claims I must have caused as the tyres were in perfect condition before the rental. When I told him that the pre-rental check of the car only included the bodywork and that the guy mentioned that damage to the wheels was normal and didn't count, he said he'd check with the guy that I picked the car up from. The guy was in the back office and didn't come out but the assistant manager assured me that I was invited to inspect the tyres beforehand. The was simply not true. I was charged £300 to replace the tyre. Outrageous.

10.0 Excellent

May 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

The price of the car was more affordable the staff were great and helpful but we did hv to tram then walk to pick up when we dropped off we grabbed a taxie

10.0 Excellent

May 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

The car hire and Collision Damage Waver insurance were sold as a package and yet it was clear that Enterprise were very uncomfortable with this. They made me sign a complex disclaimer before I could take the car. Additionally, the telephone number on the certificate of insurance was in the USA and I felt that it would be difficult to organise a claim if it were needed.

4.8 Okay

Aug 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Ordered E-Class Ort similar and they offenes a BMW 3Series. A good car but not for four People with a lot of luggage. It took over 2 hours to get a 5Series BMW. Very poor service. The car was ok, dropoff without probems.

3.6 Mediocre

Aug 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Second try car did the job.

Cons:

Not given the car booked. Substitute couldn't fit bags and wives. Sent many miles out of our way to exchange car. No bill or invoice still, three days after return. No response to inquiries. Broken promises.

1 out of 6

Budget

7.5

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.4

Value for money

7.0

2 locations in Edinburgh

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24 East London Street

+44 344 544 9064

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
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Car Rental Centre

+44 344 544 9064

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
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4.8 Okay

Jun 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

I felt pressured to upgrade to a car model that I did not need for my trip. When I arrived I was told that the car I had reserved many weeks in advance would not be ready for quite some time, but I could upgrade for minimal cost. In the end the minimal cost turned out to be much more.

10.0 Excellent

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was helpful, courteous and efficient. Both at pick-up and drop-off, the associates went the extra mile to ensure everything was what we wanted.

8.4 Excellent

Oct 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

The check in was easy, no waiting. Was able to upgrade with GPS, which was the best decision.

Cons:

Signs to get to the check in and check out were not posted well. We spent too much time trying to find the correct place. The car had too electronics that took control of the car at times, causing unnecessary stress.

10.0 Excellent

Jul 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

The attendant at the Edinburgh airport was friendly and helpful

Cons:

Getting use to driving on the left side of the road

5.2 Okay

Jun 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Making a reservation was easy, prices quoted looked great.

Cons:

I couldn't change the name on my reservation, and had to cancel the original and make a new reservation in order to accomplish this. My confirmation email was never sent to me, and the actual price at the counter appeared to be more than my reservation price. I also tried to reserve a midsize SUV, but ended up getting a Volkswagen golf (which is supposedly a size larger than what I reserved.

6.8 Good

May 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Clean car and nice customer service once we were finally helped.

Cons:

They need better signage informing customers that Avis and budget are one and the same. Stood in line for Budget for an hour waiting on the one and only attendant to check us in to our vehicle. Also still not sure if they will charge me for gas since they gave the car to me almost empty and stated on the agreement it was full. Nobody goes to the car with you to confirm, I did take a picture but I still feel like it’s my word against there’s. I’ll update this if I was overcharged from the original estimate due to them charging for gas they didn’t give in the first place.

1 out of 7

Hertz

6.6

Best rated
Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

6.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.1

Value for money

6.2

3 locations in Edinburgh

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Locations in Edinburgh

10 Picardy Place

+44 131 556 4968

Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
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10 Picardy Place

+44 843 309 3026

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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Ccrc Reception

+44 843 309 3025

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
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2.0 Mediocre

Oct 2021

KAYAK
A car was available for me to drive. That was good. The bad: 1) Original quote was for £ 275 - the local Hertz desk charged me £ 691 and tried to charge me over £ 800!! 2) I requested an automatic transmission and got a stick 3) there was a huge scratch in the rear passenger door 4) There was no return sign at the Inverness airport for Hertz, all the other rental car agencies were represented but not Hertz. We had to drive around for 10 min trying to find it, and luckily saw the tiny Hertz sign upon leaving the airport. Kind of a disaster regarding the drop off.

2.0 Mediocre

Jun 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

I cancelled two months ago.

Cons:

My cancellation might have been processed

8.8 Excellent

Feb 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

The offering of insurance prior to getting the vehicle should have been better , since the insurance at the counter was outrageous. Also the drop off should have been described, since in that airport it is rather convoluted.

3.6 Mediocre

Oct 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was size as described

Cons:

We were charged much more than was quoted. In addition there was some damage to the car which we noted at pick up but Agent told us it was all documented. They are now trying to charge us for the damage.... And they upped the rate by 50%. SCAM

3.2 Mediocre

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was in good condition

Cons:

Hour wait in line, overwhelmed agents. Once we finally got to an agent, waited another half hour for car to be cleaned. When returning car to Aberdeen airport, gas station was closed and didnt accept American credit cards.

3.6 Mediocre

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Gas mileage

Cons:

The car had connectivity issues. I couldn’t connect my mobile phone to charge it or use its map. On my way, I stopped by two Hertz location hoping that they change my car but they didn’t. I am not satisfied with this rental at all.

1 out of 14

Easirent

4.7

Cleanliness

5.6

Comfort

5.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.0

Value for money

4.3

2 locations in Edinburgh

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C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road

+44 131 202 1710

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Edinburgh Central

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5.6 Okay

Oct 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The car worked and was cheap.

Cons:

Drop off and pick up was incredibly slow, the shuttle runs like once an hour and the staff is in no hurry either. Literally took me 90 min to pick up and drop off, and there were no lines to wait in. If it weren't for the incredibly cheap rates, there's no way this place would be in business. The service was really lacking, the rental office looks like an old shed, and the staff is dishonest, trying to charge you for "damage" to the vehicle that clearly was there when you picked up the car. Definitely not worth the hassle to save a few bucks.

10.0 Excellent

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Very helpful and friendly staff in both Edinburgh and Glasgow

Cons:

Did not fully understand the daily limit on mileage allowance, which resulted in a small surcharge at the end - did not impact on my overall positive experience

10.0 Excellent

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff friendly and helpful. Everything was siple and convenient

Cons:

Information about insurance policies on web-site

2.8 Mediocre

Nov 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

This is a bait and switch operation that hits you with a laundry list of hidden charges once you arrive. My final price was twice the quoted price. I could have rented in airport from a top shelf company for the same price in the end. This is a scam. Run away

3.6 Mediocre

Oct 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Not much

Cons:

The location--(non)ease of getting to rental site; the attitude of the clerk; the unavailability of the type vehicle we thought we had ordered; the flat tire on the car when it was brought to us, the gigantic extra cost to get another vehicle; the non-working GPS we paid dearly for, the cavalier treatment we got when we asked for adjustment for the GPS, etc, etc. The only grace, if you can call it that, is that we were not the only disgruntled customers in line when we returned the car.

2.0 Mediocre

Oct 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

I couldn't find the office or where to pick up the car. The address given in the confirmation led me to a place where we were told easirent was no longer located. When I tried to call multiple times, nobody answered the phone. I finally just gave up and rented from another servicer/company.

Cons:

The whole experience.

1 out of 20

Alamo

10.0

Excellent

4 reviews

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

3 locations in Edinburgh

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Enterprise Rent A Car

+44 131 557 0000

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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Enterprise Rent A Car

+44 131 333 0400

Monday07:00 - 22:00
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Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
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Waverley Station

+44 131 556 6340

Monday07:00 - 22:00
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10.0 Excellent

May 2022

KAYAK
Everything went smooth and the people were very friendly and helpful. They made sure the car was perfect before I left and that I understood how to work the controls. Be sure to ask because some things in Europe aren’t intuitive such as reverse or opening the gas tank. Overall my experience with them and the was wonderful

1 out of 1

Avis

7.4

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

9.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

8.0

2 locations in Edinburgh

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24 East London Street

+44 344 544 6059

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
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Car Rental Centre

+44 344 544 6004

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
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6.8 Good

Aug 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was great. Excellent gas mileage, handled well, and was absolutely impeccable when we picked it up. Service was kind and friendly.

Cons:

The return process has been a little frustrating. First, I was not told that I would need to keep the copy of the paperwork stating our agreement to give to the Avis rep on Orkney. Had I known that, I would have put it with the other confirmations and information that I was toting around instead of panicking. Second, I found the paperwork, gave the keys to the Avis rep, he said he would get it South from there, and I had nothing further to do. Unfortunately, I got an email from Avis telling me I was in breach of contract because the car hadn't been returned. This issue has not been resolved and is currently my only frustration with the rental.

8.0 Excellent

Apr 2022

KAYAK
Drop off with John at Avis was really great! Such courteous and friendly service. So nice to see such professionalism. Would be great to have instructions in the car for using Satnav maps. I used my iPhone but was a little confused with car screen presentation at times. Overall a fabulous experience and would definitely recommend Avis at this location.

6.8 Good

Aug 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was great. Excellent gas mileage, handled well, and was absolutely impeccable when we picked it up. Service was kind and friendly.

Cons:

The return process has been a little frustrating. First, I was not told that I would need to keep the copy of the paperwork stating our agreement to give to the Avis rep on Orkney. Had I known that, I would have put it with the other confirmations and information that I was toting around instead of panicking. Second, I found the paperwork, gave the keys to the Avis rep, he said he would get it South from there, and I had nothing further to do. Unfortunately, I got an email from Avis telling me I was in breach of contract because the car hadn't been returned. This issue has not been resolved and is currently my only frustration with the rental.

1 out of 1

Sixt

6.5

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

7.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.2

Value for money

5.8

4 locations in Edinburgh

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18 North Bridge

+44-8445760767

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26 Dunedin Street

+44 20 7018 8246

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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Car Rental Centre

+44 20 7018 8246

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
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Greenside Row

+44 20 7018 8246

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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3.6 Mediocre

Jul 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

They say they credited me after not having car I ordered available - have not verified that yet.

Cons:

They did not have my car “because my flight was delayed” got a much smalller car and they offered no refund until I complained on social media. Upon return tried to ding me for a problem with tire. The person on desk day I arrived was rude and tried to upsell me

7.6 Good

Jul 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

I had difficulty finding both the pickup location in St. Pancras, London and the dropoff location in Edinburgh. I had to walk around and ask in several buildings before I found the St. Pancras office. Then, when I used Bing to find the address of the Sixt office in Edinburgh, the first address than came up was incorrect. It was many miles from the correct location. The folks at another car rental office were good enough to direct me to the correct address.

2.0 Mediocre

Jun 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Returning the vehicle was quick and simple.

Cons:

Given different size vehicle than was shown. Being charged more than double the original amount to get correct size vehicle and zero customer service from both Kayak and Sixt. Vehicle was received filthy with wrappers, chewed fingernail clippings, and dirt everywhere making it impossible to verify any current damage prior to assuming responsibility for vehicle. Disgusting experience that I don't intend to repeat with either company.

4.8 Okay

Jun 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

The agent was slammed and completely unprepared for the number of cars picked up on a Sunday morning. The delay was worsened because they spent time upselling everything from insurance to extra drivers. ugghh!

5.6 Okay

Aug 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The guys at the agency were nice.

Cons:

The check in was a bit long I booked a peugeot 308 automatic and I got a mini The guy at the agency presented it as an upgrade as my car wasn't available. I didn't know yet what I was getting into so I agreed. If I would have known how uncomfortable this car was I would have said no!!! I booked the 308 to have a spacious and comfortable car to do our tour of Scotland. The mini didn't match our expectations in comfort at all!!!! We had to have a break every hour because of the pain on our backs and legs!!!

4.4 Okay

May 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

I paid in advance for the rental insurance through Kayak . When we arrived to pick-up the car, we were told that they would not honor the insurance that Kayak had sold and that I would need to call and get a refund. We had to buy Sixt's very expensive insurance which was the same rate as the car rental itself! When we were given a detailed receipt there were so many extra charges, including the afore-mentioned insurance, an extra driver fee of £100 and a drop-off fee. All in all, the cost was 3 x the expected amount. Very bad experience as it felt like we were taken advantage of.

1 out of 5

Europcar

5.8

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.3

Value for money

4.7

7 locations in Edinburgh

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65-67 Salamander Street

+44 371 384 3811

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65/67 Salamander Street

+44 371 384 3811

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Car Rental Centre

+44 371 384 3406

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Edinburgh Airport(car Rental Centre

+44 371 384 3406

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Ncp Car Park Edinburgh Holyrood Rd

+44 371 384 3453

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Unit 6 Platform 2 The North Mall

+44 371 384 3453

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Waverley Station Platform 2

+44 371 384 3453

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7.2 Good

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Short distance to go pick up car

Cons:

My booking voucher said holidayauto and the desk said Europcar. It was difficult to determine that was the place we needed to pick up the car. Voucher should say Europcar

2.0 Mediocre

Apr 2022

KAYAK
Basically they did not honor my rental reservation. They also insisted I buy insurance that the paper form even said was optional stating that u.s websites are in error and this is mandatory. All an upsell. I booked early got a great reservation and they refused to honor it. The final bill even included a 20 percent upcharge stating I was renting from a preferred location, Edinburgh airport. So much for trying to make me a repeat customer. The return man was pleasant, professional and reasonable. Good on him. The forced hustle at check in sucked and is designed to take extra money from customers when they’ve already committed and it’s too late to go somewhere else. Classic bait and switch.

2.0 Mediocre

Jan 2022

KAYAK
Europcar, via Kayak, quoted me $240 for my 6 day small car rental when in the UK. Taxes and fees included. At check-in I was told that despite having my own insurance coverage for rental vehicles, that their insurances of $20 a day was mandatory. I made no other changes to the booking. They added various other fees, and charged me $470. Almost twice the amount I was quoted. I don't know if this is Kayak's fault or Europcar's, but my advise to you is to avoid them both until they deal with these dishonest business practices.

7.9 Good

Sep 2021

KAYAK
Rate was good, but taxes and fees triple the cost, so be aware. Also, pick up agent extremely pleasant, but incorrect regarding additional insurance coverage. Verify with your insurance in advance. Still a good value for our needs and would rent again.

7.2 Good

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Short distance to go pick up car

Cons:

My booking voucher said holidayauto and the desk said Europcar. It was difficult to determine that was the place we needed to pick up the car. Voucher should say Europcar

1 out of 2

GREEN MOTION

3.7

Mediocre

19 reviews

Cleanliness

5.8

Comfort

4.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

3.2

Value for money

3.2

2 locations in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Scotpark Newbridge

+44 116 243 7676

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Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park

+44 131 300 0068

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10.0 Excellent

Jan 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Not a thing. These guys far exceeded expectations on every level.

4.0 Okay

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was fuine

Cons:

They scammed me for $400. Said that I had scratches which I did not. Can you help Kayak

4.4 Okay

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

not much.

Cons:

1. pick-up was very trying. huge line, 90 mins wait. 2. Clerk said 3rd party booking agent's insurance was worthless (since it's Green Motion who define the damage) so I'd have to buy Green Motion's insurance at 3 times cost of the 3. Car alarm broken - went off dozens of times 3. Car

6.4 Good

Jun 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was upgraded to a brand new luxury car (we had paid for a mini/economy/compact) which was actually more stressful thinking of potential expensive repairs. The car worked great and the nav system was fully functional - had some weird settings that we couldnt figure out how to turn off.

Cons:

There were many hidden fees with this company that, since we booked through Kayak, were not made clear to us. They don't let you pay for the car using a credit card that has flat numbers. They claim this is because when they make a physical copy of the card, the numbers don't show up, and their insurance "doesn't like that". This is a scam to force you into buying their car insurance, which was very frustrating. They also wanted us to put down a deposit of almost $3,000 for our 1-week rental, or pay an additional $40 per day for a $1200 deposit. The total we paid ended up being similar to other bigger, name brand car rental companies, but it was just frustrating that this was advertised as a "discount" car company.

4.8 Okay

Dec 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

Terrible insurance policy. Price for car is very Good, but they push you buy everythig. You have to buy full insurance to have 0 responsibility, Because without in case of accident you pay 2500 £ for one scratch And

2.0 Mediocre

May 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

Thieves and rudes. They are a mafia.

1 out of 4

Dollar

3.4

Mediocre

3 reviews

Cleanliness

3.3

Comfort

3.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

3.3

Value for money

3.3

2 locations in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh City Wide

+44 131 337 1319

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30
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Reception Bldg

+44 131 335 3900

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
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2.4 Mediocre

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Charged me for damage not done by me

2.0 Mediocre

Oct 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

We made a same-day reservation and when we showed up, the agent wouldn't honor the reservation. He said they had no cars, third-party broker reservations take at least 24 hours to come through, and dismissed my 'but I have a reservation' with, "but you haven't paid anything for it yet, have you?" He was completely unapologetic and uncaring. We paid for a taxi from the train station to the airport for this reservation and ended up having to pay several times more to get one of the few available cars at a competitor at the airport. Complete failure and I'm astonished Kayak and Dollar associates with this franchise.

6.0 Good

Aug 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

Company called partway through my rental to tell me to return the car because it had been sold! They offered an exchange but no compensation for the hassle of returning the car. Also tried to claim damage with small scratches on one tire rim - I was able to prove that they were there when I rented the car. You need to run your finger around the rim when picking up the car to check for tiny scratches.

2.4 Mediocre

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Charged me for damage not done by me

2.0 Mediocre

Oct 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

We made a same-day reservation and when we showed up, the agent wouldn't honor the reservation. He said they had no cars, third-party broker reservations take at least 24 hours to come through, and dismissed my 'but I have a reservation' with, "but you haven't paid anything for it yet, have you?" He was completely unapologetic and uncaring. We paid for a taxi from the train station to the airport for this reservation and ended up having to pay several times more to get one of the few available cars at a competitor at the airport. Complete failure and I'm astonished Kayak and Dollar associates with this franchise.

6.0 Good

Aug 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

Company called partway through my rental to tell me to return the car because it had been sold! They offered an exchange but no compensation for the hassle of returning the car. Also tried to claim damage with small scratches on one tire rim - I was able to prove that they were there when I rented the car. You need to run your finger around the rim when picking up the car to check for tiny scratches.

1 out of 1

Sunnycars

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

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-

Value for money

-

14 locations in Edinburgh

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1 Seafield Street

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10 Picardy Place

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100 Ingliston Road

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12 Annandale Street

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16 -18 Bankhead Drive

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175 Jubilee Road

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21 McDonald Place

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3 Queen Anne´s Drive

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396 Calder Road

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65-67 Salamander Street

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Corstorphine Road

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Edinburgh Airport

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NPC Car Park Edinburgh Holyrood Road

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Waverley Station Platform 2 -Unit 6,the North Mall

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Arnold Clark

10.0

Excellent

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10.0

Comfort

10.0

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10.0

Value for money

10.0

4 locations in Edinburgh

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1 Seafield Street

+44 131 561 7779

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16 18 Bankhead Drive

+44 131 458 1501

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20B-20D Seafield Road East

+44 131 657 9120

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Eastfield Road

+44 131 333 0124

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FLIZZR

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-

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-

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-

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-

4 locations in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

18 North Bridge

+44 844 576 0767

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26 Dunedin Street

+44 844 576 0544

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Car Rental Centre Edinburgh Apt 176 Jubilee Road

+44 844 499 3399

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Greenside Row, Edinburgh

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keddy by Europcar

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4 locations in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

396 Calder Road

+44 371 384 3472

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00

65-67 Salamander St

+44 371 384 3811

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
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Saturday08:00 - 18:00

Car Rental Centre Edinburgh Apt 176 Jubilee Road

8713843406

Monday07:00 - 22:00
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Unit 6 Platform 2 The North Mall- Waverley Train Station

+44 371 384 3453

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City Car & Truck Rentals

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-

3 locations in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

Delivery Office (luxury Cars)

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Edinburgh Airport

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Edinburgh Rail Station Office

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National

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-

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-

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-

3 locations in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

Enterprise Rent A Car

+44 131 557 0000

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

Enterprise Rent A Car

+44 131 333 0400

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
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Friday07:00 - 22:00
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Waverley Station

+44 131 556 6340

Monday07:00 - 22:00
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2 locations in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

33 Roseburn Street

+44 131 337 0063

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Edinburgh Airport

+44 131 337 0063

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AutoEurope

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2 locations in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

24 East London Street-Edinburgh

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Serviced By Europcar

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Firefly

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-

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-

2 locations in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

10 Picardy Place

+44 843 309 3026

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00

Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

+44 843 309 3025

Monday06:30 - 23:00
Tuesday06:30 - 23:00
Wednesday06:30 - 23:00
Thursday06:30 - 23:00
Friday06:30 - 23:00
Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00

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Move Mee

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2 locations in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airport, Secure Airparks

+44 131 285 0600

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Edinburgh Waverly Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q Park

+44 131 300 0068

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Thrifty

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2 locations in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

Edinburgh City Wide

+44 131 337 1319

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30

Reception Bldg

+44 131 335 3900

Monday07:00 - 22:00
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Virtuo

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-

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-

2 locations in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

49 Eastfield Rd

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Q-Park Omni, Greenside Row, Edinburgh

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YourRent

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2 locations in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airport

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Edinburgh Waverly Rail Station

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ADDCAR RENTAL

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One location in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

Car Rental Centre Edinburgh Apt 176 Jubilee Road

+44 149 476 9810

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Goldcar Rental SP

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One location in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

100 Ingliston Road

+44 203 898 0140

Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
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INTERRENT

6.4

Good

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8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.0

Value for money

6.0

One location in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

Interrent Car Rental Office

+44 371 384 0134

Saturday07:00 - 22:00
Sunday07:00 - 22:00

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Ofran Holiday Autos

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One location in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airport

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Rhodium

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One location in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

Car Rental Centre Edinburgh Apt 176 Jubilee Road

+44 131 333 0008

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Spaceships

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One location in Edinburgh

Locations in Edinburgh

Car Rental Centre Edinburgh Apt 176 Jubilee Road

+44 208 573 2300

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269 travellers who rented a car in Edinburgh gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.0

Car hire locations in or near Edinburgh

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

$95/day

Good deal

$71/day

When to book a rental car in Edinburgh

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Top tips for hiring a car in Edinburgh

  • Fortunately for travelers who would like to rent a car while in Edinburgh, Edinburgh Airport has a consolidated hire car center that makes it easier than ever to pick your car up after your flight lands. The hire car center is connected to the airport via a covered skywalk and is just a short walk away from the domestic and international terminals.
  • An important law to remember when driving in Edinburgh -- and in Scotland in general -- is that it is illegal to use a cell phone while driving -- and that includes using cell phones as a navigational device. So play it safe and have your passengers be the ones to direct you during your time in Edinburgh.
  • Like in many other major cities today, rush hour can cause major congestion in Edinburgh. Edinburgh’s morning rush hour goes from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and evening rush hour is usually from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Some of the major avenues and intersections to avoid during those hours include the Sheriffhall Roundabout and the Hermiston Junction.
  • If you are still on the fence on whether or not to rent a car during your time Edinburgh, then one thing to consider is that without one, the breathtaking countryside will be much harder to experience. After all, no trip to Scotland would be complete without witnessing the country’s majestic lochs and mountains. Some of the natural beauties and historic sites well within reach by car from Edinburgh include Loch Ness, Stirling Castle, and the Lammermuirs.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Edinburgh for $71 or less
  • Book your rental car in Edinburgh at least 5 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Edinburgh are around 1% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Economy rental cars in Edinburgh are around 87% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Edinburgh