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Cheap Car Rentals in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
7 Dec — 14 Dec
Driver's age: 26-65
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Thu 7/12
Noon
Thu 14/12
Noon

Edinburgh car rentals in 2023

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Edinburgh. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 30 November 2023.

Most popular company

INTERRENT

Price of petrol per litre

AED 6.91

Average price per day

AED 31

Cheapest price per day

AED 11

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Edinburgh?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Edinburgh and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 30 November 2023.

January

AED 128

February

AED 124

March

AED 154

April

AED 275

May

AED 297

June

AED 257

July

AED 286

August

AED 257

September

AED 190

October

AED 154

November

AED 121

December

AED 183

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Edinburgh is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is May. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Edinburgh

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Edinburgh and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 30 November 2023.

There are 33 hire agencies servicing Edinburgh. These agencies, altogether, have 93 hire locations available. Need an affordable hire? small car is the cheapest car type to hire in Edinburgh with prices from AED 53 a day in the previous 7-day period. Here are 5 car types you can hire in Edinburgh:

Compare available car types for rental in Edinburgh

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Edinburgh to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 30 November 2023.

Small cars

AED 63 - AED 390

All Car Types

AED 101 - AED 1,143

To rent a small car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of AED 212/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~AED 63/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~AED 390/day). In fact, January is about 71% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a small car saves you 58% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a medium car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of AED 361/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~AED 202/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~AED 871/day). In fact, December is about 45% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a medium car saves you 27% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a large car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of AED 638/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~AED 157/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~AED 1,576/day). In fact, January is about 76% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a large car is 23% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of AED 356/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~AED 157/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~AED 639/day). In fact, January is about 57% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a SUV saves you 28% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a van in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of AED 696/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a van in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~AED 373/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~AED 2,567/day). In fact, March is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a van is 30% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a luxury car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of AED 779/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~AED 427/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~AED 2,727/day). In fact, December is about 46% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Edinburgh. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Edinburgh, renting a luxury car is 37% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in Edinburgh

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Edinburgh known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Edinburgh. Reviews were last updated on 30 November 2023.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Edinburgh, including Hertz, Arnold Clark and National. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Hertz

5.6
Fair
40 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

6.7

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.2

Arnold Clark

10.0
Wonderful
2 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

10.0

National

10.0
Wonderful
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

7.3

Avis

8.8
Very Good
3 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.7

Alamo

8.3
Very Good
7 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.6

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.2
Very Good
22 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.3

Sixt

7.4
Good
22 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.3

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.3

Value

6.7

Europcar

6.3
Okay
21 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

5.9

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Edinburgh, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 30 November 2023.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Edinburgh?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under AED 113/day when booking a car hire in Edinburgh. The absolute best deal a user found was for AED 40/day from INTERRENT , booked on Jul. 28.

Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Edinburgh?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Arnold Clark (10.0 rating), National (10.0 rating) and Alamo (9.1 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Edinburgh.

What are petrol prices like in Edinburgh?

The average price of petrol in Edinburgh is AED 6.91/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 311 and AED 449 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Edinburgh for a week from INTERRENT ?

INTERRENT is one of the top picks in Edinburgh. They can have you in a hire car for about AED 457 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Edinburgh for the best price?

Booking early can save you upwards of 49% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Edinburgh.

Can I rent a car for a month in Edinburgh?

Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Edinburgh however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Edinburgh for a month?

Our recent data shows that INTERRENT can potentially be 73% below the average car hire price in Edinburgh. Check prices and availability for INTERRENT and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Edinburgh is on average AED 1,959 a month or AED 65 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Edinburgh car hire.

How much is a car hire in Edinburgh for a weekend?

Car hire prices in Edinburgh are typically AED 0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Compact to save money on your trip to AED 0. Our users have found prices for Compact car hire in December to be on average AED 0 per day.

What car do most people hire in Edinburgh?

Nissan Qashqai, which is a Intermediate vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Edinburgh according to Cheapflights users.

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