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Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and is located on the East Coast of Scotland.
Edinburgh International Airport, UK can be found using the following on Bluewheels.com comparison car hire quote system as :
Edinburgh - Airport [GB] [EDI]
The closest filling station is called BP Service Station.
Any driver who is heading into Edinburgh can find the Shell Filling Station around two and half miles along the Glasgow Road on the A8 by turning left from Eastfield Road onto the A8 heading towards the City Bypass across from the Gyle Shopping centre and office complex at Broadway.
Where to find the Edinburgh Airport Vehicle Rental Offices:
Make your way to the UK Arrivals Hall. Go through the automatic sliding doors and cross the road to the covered walkway which is opposite the terminal building. Continue along the covered walkway until your reach the Car Rental Centre.
You will not require a shuttle bus as you can walk to the Car Hire Village in around 5 minutes from the terminal. Drivers will complete the paperwork for their rentals once they reach the desk of the supplier.
Identification required would be a driving license and passport and credit card.
1. Driving License requires to be current , valid , clean and written in English ( Roman Numerals).
2. Credit card needs to be in the driver's name
3. Passport requires to be valid
4. sometimes a second form of ID is required. You will be notified in your confirmation if another form of identification will be needed on the day you collect your vehicle.
A printed copy of your confirmation voucher is advisable as without this proof of booking. The rental companies can charge customers the cost of rental price that day instead of your prepaid voucher price which you had originally booked.
After you collect the rental vehicle and complete your paper work. Drivers can exit the airport at the roundabout which is close to the Hilton Edinburgh International Airport.
This road will lead you to another roundabout which will eventually lead to the M8 to Glasgow or Edinburgh Town Centre.
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Arnold Clark car and van hire are a local firm which offer off airport facility close to the airport.
Renters can book large eight seater mini vans and also seven seater passenger vehicles. Which are both suitable for large parties arriving into the airport and wish to go on a golfing trip around the links courses of Scotland.
Anyone who hires cars from Edinburgh Airport on a regular basis will be familiar with the branch and the lay out. Renters who perhaps may only hire a car from Edinburgh Airport once a year or only when there is a low deal on Easy jet flights into Scotland. Will require a little more time studying the layout of the terminal before deciding to spend some of their vacation time exploring the Highlands.
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What's Included in your rental?
As a rule of thumb , the following is normally included:
tax, CDW, TP, TW, Airport Tax and unlimited mileage.
When looking for a quote and what is included in your vehicle hire. Check the online quote by clicking rental conditions which can be found to the right hand side of the vehicle on display and above the symbols .
Unlimited miles is often included in the rental.
However sometimes restrictions are placed by the car hire companies on their vehicles. Limits will apply per rental , which are stated on the quote. Giving you the chance to select a different car type if you wish. The cost per extra mile is written down giving you an idea of how much the overall mileage for the rental would cost.
Free Additional Drivers?
As an incentive the car hire firms will perhaps offer a free extra driver per rental. This special offer will be highlighted at the start of the quote and be included in the final costing of your booking at the end of the form.
Normally a daily charge applies for this service with a capped amount over a certain amount of days.
There are a number of ways which you can opt to purchase hire car insurance cover.
By including the policy in your booking online before you travel. You will have all the paperwork completed before you travel. The excess or deposit or deductible will be added to your credit card when you pick up your car .
Any claims can be addressed by contacting the insurance company direct when you return.
You may wish to purchase hire car excess insurance when you arrive at the branch. Rental car insurance coverage starts from a small amount each day. Please ask staff for current policies.
Remember to have enough funds on your credit card to cover the excess deposit and car rental amount and other optional extras.
Please remember and drive on the left when renting a car in the UK.
Fuel in the UK is either petrol or diesel. Take the time and remember to ask the branch staff which fuel your rental van will use as this could be a costly mistake to make by filling up with the wrong fuel at the gas station.
Unusually fuel found at petrol stations in Great Britain is :Unleaded petrol which has a green handle on the pump. Diesel fuel is fitted with a black handle at the pump.
I made the mistake of filling up a petrol vehicle with diesel without realising my mistake until I drove home. My car was written off as I drive with the wrong fuel.
If you make the same mistake don't drive the car away from the forecourt . Call the hot line on your advice dashboard or emergency fob on your key ring to have the vehicle towed away to a nearby local garage in order to have the tank emptied and refilled with the correct fuel.
One Way One Fee:Drivers may collect from one branch and drop off at another depot within the UK for a one way fee. Prices vary depending on which car rental company is used when booking your vehicle.
Remember and ask the depot staff to check over your rental vehicle on your return for any damage which is not noted already on your rental agreement. This will avoid any unforeseen charges on your credit card.
One way car hire rentals are allowed inside the mainline of the UK. The countries included in this are Wales, England and Scotland.
One ways are not permitted outside the mainland. Drivers can not drop their cars off in Northern Ireland, Southern Ireland and Europe.
Can I Drive My Rental Car Outside Of The UK?
The answer is yes for a small fee. Drivers are advised to speak to the branch before they collect their rental so the desk staff can prepare any paperwork that is required to take your rental car over to Europe or Northern Ireland.
The paperwork is required to be completed in the event of a break down in Europe or your car is written off.
The capital of Scotland and Edinburgh Airport arrivals will give you great choice when selecting your car rental today or in the near future.
Returning Your Vehicle From Glasgow :
The journey time from Glasgow to Edinburgh during off peak hours is normally around 45 to 60 minutes depending on where your journey starts.
Directions from Glasgow are straightforward by heading onto the M8 for around 40 minutes and then turn off at Junction 2 heading towards Ingliston Market.
Once you have exited the motorway kept to the left hand lane. You are now on the M9 route heading north. Leave at the first junction which is the Newbridge roundabout by taking the fourth exit onto the main road which is known as the A8.
Stay on this road until you have past Ingliston Market keeping straight on then exit on the left marked Edinburgh Airport.
Keep going straight on along Eastfield Road then left along Jubilee Road until you reach the outside of the terminal.
After 9/11 policies changed around the world and dropping off passengers at the front of the terminal building is either restricted or not possible. At this airport there is a multi storey car park where you are able to park for free for the first 10 minutes allowing passengers to retrieve their belongings from the car before walking over to the terminal .
Drivers are able to return their rental vehicle to the car hire centre which is located opposite the UK arrival section of the airport by following signs as soon as you enter the slip road up to the main terminal.
Edinburgh Airport car rental companies can be found by following the signs which can be found in the Arrivals Hall. All the hire firms are now under one roof for your convenience which is within easy reach of the terminal. Use the map to find the car parks and rental centre for here.
Avis Hire Cars
Car Rental Centre
Car Rental Centre
Car Rental Building
National, and Alamo Car Rental
Serviced By Enterprise
Edinburgh Airport Terminal
Car Rental Centre
176 Jubilee Road
Enterprise Rent A Car
Edinburgh International Airport
175 Jubilee Road
Hertz Car Hire
Car Rental Centre
175 Jubilee Road
Sixt Car Hire
Car Rental Centre
Thrifty Car & Van Rental
Car Rental Reception Building
Please remember that listings can change.
The popular mainland airports within GB for one way rentals are:
Edinburgh Airport Transport Links
The airport does not have its own train station. The nearest railway station would be Haymarket or Waverley. Passengers can catch the airport bus or tram for their onward journey to the airport.
Mega bus and National Express both have buses which are designated services to the airport from Edinburgh and Glasgow.The airport is well serviced throughout the night also by the N22 night bus via the Gyle Shopping Centre and the 35 service from the Scottish Parliament and Holyrood area of the city.
The Edinburgh Trams run from the centre of town at York Square until the Airport terminus. Passengers have a short walk to reach the terminal building. Trams run from early hours of 5am and is a flat fee to the airport from the city.
Travellers can find the taxi rank which is located in the multi-storey building opposite arrivals on the ground floor. Passengers do not need to book ahead they can catch a cab upon arrival.
A number of different options apply here at Edinburgh. Short and long stay car parks are available within walking distance of the airport. Other car parks require a short shuttle bus ride which is often only 5 minutes journey away.
Drop Off Zones:
Drivers can drop off their passengers at this spot for free for a limited time before charges apply. A zone for dropping off passengers at the airport can be found in the ground floor of the multi-storey building opposite arrivals.
Pick Up Zones:
Drivers can collect their passengers from the multi-storey building after they land and make their way through the arrivals hall. Please note their is a charge for this service.
Edinburgh Airport Passenger Facilities and Services
Travellers will find 4 cash machines in the departure lounge at various locations dispensing options for Euros and Sterling.
Smoking Within The Airport:
Scotland does not permit smoking within any of her public buildings including airport terminals. There is a fixed fine for anyone caught smoking within the premises.
the airport at present offers a free service for a limited period only. After the free allowance passengers can opt to pay or make their way to the wifi desks which are located within the departure lounge.
Shops After Security:
World Duty Free
Thinking Scotland Mac
Boots the Chemist and Pharmacy
Best of the Best
Restaurants After Security:
Thermidors Seafood Bar
Edinburgh Airport Lounges:
No 1 Traveller
Edinburgh Airport Map