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What are the car rental prices for popular cities in Scotland?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Scotland

Price

$21 - $71

Out of all the popular cities in Scotland, Glasgow is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $21/day. Renting a car in Glasgow is 70% cheaper than renting one in Lerwick where the per day rate is around $71. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Scotland to get a rental car in are: Edinburgh ($24/day), Inverness ($33/day), and Dundee ($33/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Edinburgh should expect to spend around $24/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Scotland is Edinburgh.

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

January

$36

February

$45

March

$53

April

$87

May

$99

June

$104

July

$110

August

$95

September

$62

October

$43

November

$36

December

$54

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Scotland is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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 Scotland

Small is the cheapest car type you can rent in Scotland this past week from 3,372 rental locations out of 56 rental agencies. Prices for a Scotland Small rental start from $13/day. Check out available deals for 4 car types currently offered at listed car rental agencies here:

Compare available car types for rental in Scotland

Small Cars

$30 - $66

All Car Types

$83 - $435

To rent a Small car in Scotland, you would pay an average price of $49/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Scotland (~$30/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$66/day). In fact, January is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Scotland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Scotland, renting a Small car saves you 74% 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. Here are the best Scotland Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Scotland, you would pay an average price of $74/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Scotland (~$49/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$99/day). In fact, January is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Scotland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Scotland, renting a Medium car saves you 61% 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. Here are the best Scotland Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Scotland, you would pay an average price of $312/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Scotland (~$97/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$1,914/day). In fact, December is about 70% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Scotland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Scotland, renting a Large car is 41% 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. Here are the best Scotland Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Scotland, you would pay an average price of $258/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Scotland (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$2,280/day). In fact, January is about 78% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Scotland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Scotland, renting a SUV car is 28% 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. Here are the best Scotland SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Scotland, you would pay an average price of $158/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Scotland (~$99/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$257/day). In fact, February is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Scotland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Scotland, renting a Van car saves you 15% 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 Luxury car in Scotland, you would pay an average price of $151/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Scotland (~$96/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$215/day). In fact, November is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Scotland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Scotland, renting a Luxury car saves you 20% 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 Convertible car in Scotland, you would pay an average price of $311/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Scotland (~$146/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$489/day). In fact, February is about 54% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Scotland. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Scotland, renting a Convertible car is 41% 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.

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Top rental agencies in Scotland

All major car rental suppliers in Scotland

Easirent

5.2
Fair
129 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

6.0

Overall

5.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.2

Value

5.3

Enterprise

8.4
Very good
33 reviews22 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

8.0

Budget

7.7
Good
41 reviews7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.2

Sixt

7.1
Good
32 reviews9 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.5

Hertz

7.0
Good
68 reviews10 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.5

National

7 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Arnold Clark

9.9
Wonderful
5 reviews18 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.7

Value

10.0

Alamo

9.6
Wonderful
4 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.8

Comfort

9.5

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/drop-off

9.8

Value

8.6

Best Scotland Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Scotland recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Scotland?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $57/day when booking a rental car in Scotland. The best deal a user found was for $20/day from Easirent, booked on Jan. 29.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Scotland?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Scotland from the following companies over the past two weeks: Easirent ($13/day), GREEN MOTION ($40/day), and Avis ($41/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Scotland?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (10.0 rating), SURPRICE CAR RENTAL (10.0 rating) and keddy by Europcar (10.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Scotland.

What are gas prices like in Scotland?

The average gas price in Scotland is $6.93/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $82 and $119 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Scotland for a week from Europcar?

Europcar is one of the most popular car rental companies in Scotland, offering car rentals for around $348 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Scotland?

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

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

You can potentially save up to 82% on a month-long rental by booking with Easirent. Easirent is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Scotland can cost you on average $1,490 a month or $50 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

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