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Inverness is located at the top of the North of Scotland and is known to be the Gateway to the Highlands.
Anyone wishing to book car rental for collection from here can do so by inserting the following into the quote system : Inverness - Airport [GB] [INV]
Terminal Address and Zip Code
Inverness ,IV2 7JB
There are a number of different branches which also offer rentals similar to here which include : Aberdeen and Glasgow and Edinburgh and Prestwick .
Where is the Closest Petrol Station to Here?
The nearest petrol station heading towards Inverness would the Tesco Superstore along the A96. Journey time is around 15 minutes from the airport into town which is 7 miles in distance from the terminal.
Where is Inverness Airport?
The airport is located in the north of Scotland along the Beauly Firth and the North Sea. The area is known as the Gateway to the Highlands and from here you can explore the beautiful countryside with its links golf courses , glorious beaches and wonderful historic sites including the Battle of Culloden.
The airport can be found by travelling along the A96 from the town centre until you reach the roundabout which is sign posted for the airport. Drivers exit the first junction on the left and travel along this road for approximately nine miles or around twenty minutes.
Watch out for the roundabouts in Scotland there are plenty to keep on on your toes. Drivers are often unsure on how to drive around the roundabout. Remember and give way to traffic on the right.
When approaching the roundabout you give way to traffic already on the roundabout or approaching the give way sign at speed and will not be able to slow down and stop. Always use your own judgement as to the speed of the oncoming traffic.
Be careful on country roads as drivers' views are sometimes hampered with trees or tall hedges or stuck behind a slow moving tractor. Take your time and if you are unsure of what is in front slow down or pull into a lay by until the obstacle clears.
Paying with a debit card for car hire?
Many customers believe this is possible to pay for your cut price car rentals with a debit card.
Sadly this is not possible. The car hire firms ask that a credit card be used even for last minute rental car deals and one way rental car deals. An excess amount and car rental price is added together and taken from your card when you collect your car rental from the branch. The excess amount is frozen until you return your car undamaged.
Is Unlimited Miles Included In My Rental?
When looking for car hire in Inverness on our website input all your rental details in the booking engine then select which car you are interested in from the list which will appear on a new page.
The best price is shown first at the top of the list when looking for the cheapest car rental price through us at all the UK airports. Compare the various prices for cars such as a 4x4 by typing in your details into our rental comparison site.
Anyone wishing to find out at the quote stage of their booking what is included in their rental can check the section which is
marked as "Rates Details" or "Rental Conditions" which can be found beside the car on the quote page.
A word to the wise as sometimes the car rental firms similar to Arnold Clark have a limited miles policy which will read something like the following: limited mileage: miles included per day: 300
What is CDW?
The Initials stand for collision damage waiver and is often included in your rental. When renting a vehicle in the UK a sum of money is set aside and is frozen on your credit card to pay for any damage which may have happened during your time as a rental driver. This deposit is called an excess or deductible. On arrival at the branches. Staff will try to sell renters a policy which can reduce the excess amount therefore by reducing your deductible to sometimes zero.
In the USA and Canada drivers can decline the deductible and place the full value of the car on their credit card instead of purchasing CDW. Renters are always asked to check with their finance company as the UK rental market may differ from their own country.
What Happens If I Break Down ?
Cover is normally included with your rental. Generally speaking breakdown assistance is around the clock in the UK and emergency numbers are located on your key fob or on the window of the rental vehicle.
Ask about breakdown cover when you arrive at the branch before you familiarise yourself with the vehicle on hire.
What Is TP?
This is known as Theft Protection or Waiver.
Any renter who purchases TP will have the liability waiver for attempted theft or actual theft of the car. Booking locally with hire firms renters may incur an excess or may need to purchase a TP or TW policy. When you book online through our website drivers are covered normally for this policy. As terms change however drivers are advised to check on them before they decide to proceed with the rental.
Do I Need An International Driving License?
Drivers can use their own licenses as long as the driving license is current and valid in their own country and has no major endorsements against them. Car hire companies will not accept licenses which have bans unless they have a time span of 5 years or more since date of convention.
An International license is only required if your own license is not written in English such as Chinese, Greek or Russian. Any driver who uses an International License requires to present both the International and their own current license to the branch staff on arrival.
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If you are planning to visit the Scottish Highlands. This airport is best served for you to reach John O'Groats which is within 5 hours of landing by transport. Drivers can visit other towns and villages with your payless car rentals from Inverness Airport. You can reach the near by surrounding areas including Culloden, Elgin, Nairn , Dornoch and Spey valley.
Golfing in Scotland:
You may be aware that Scotland is home to golf. With plenty of golf courses to keep every handicap busy such as St Andrew's, Turnberry, Gleneagles and Troon. You may wish to consider a golf cart rental when arranging your golfing holiday to Scotland.
Generally speaking if 4 persons are travelling for a weekend of golf. A 7 seater minivan or SUV may be worth booking.
If there are a number of guests in your golfing party. A self drive minibus hire maybe the answer to your prayers. Certainly worth considering , especially with the golf clubs and luggage.
Can I reduce My Rental Excess?
Drivers can reduce their deductible by paying extra to purchase a policy which lowers their excess amount.
Think of the scenario below:
You who only rent a car once a year for your annual vacation or never having booked a rental the thought of booking car hire may terrify some of you. Picture the sign of arriving at an airport after a long flight or delayed flight and standing in a long line to book your mini van rental. You finally the top of the queue only to be overwhelmed with a zealous member of staff trying to up sell all their companies' policies to you without you understanding any of them.
Research and read all the terms before you leave the house to board your flight. Only purchase the policy which suits your needs.
What Countries Am I Allowed to Drive Through?
During the summer holidays families traditionally book a two holiday and travel overseas. As times are hard and families whether to book a holiday over in Europe they may decide to drive instead to their holiday destination.
For peace of mind parents may decide to book a car hire rather than risk taking their own vehicle out of the UK over to Europe Mainland. This rental has the added value of insurance cover for breakdown in the continent.
There are a number of different European countries which the vehicle can be driven through including :
Austria , Belgium , Denmark , France , Germany , Ireland , Italy , Luxembourg , Netherlands , Portugal , Spain and Switzerland to name but a few.
Holiday makers are advised to check which countries they are to travel through before they book to avoid any disappointment with the family.
Premium Cars Available From Inverness:
How about booking a deluxe prestige or sports rentals for your better half. I am sure they would love to spend the day or weekend heading into the countryside in an automatic convertible.
There are a number of flights which passengers can book which means a little over an hour from London by Easy Jet flights or Flybe will transport holiday or business class travellers into the Highlands of Scotland.
Inverness Airport Vehicle Rental information about rental companies
Inverness Airport Arnold Clark car and van rental, Plot 10, 3 Dalcross Industrial Estate, Inverness Airport, IV2 7XB, Scotland, UK
Europcar Van Hire
Dalcross Industrial Estate,
Inverness, IV2 7XB,
Avis & Budget Van Rentals
Explore the Highlands and Islands by collecting your low cost car hire from Inverness Airport via Bluewheels.
The rental companies listed can change. The above firms only cover this airport but the list of companies can change so it is always worth checking with us to see if Budget or Enterprise or Hertz or Thrifty change their mind and decide to offer cheap or luxury hires from the terminal.
A good number of choices allows passengers to travel from the airport to the city centre and beyond.
The bus company Stagecoach operates a service by the name of Jet Bus (Jet 11).This service was introduced to aid passengers to reach onward destinations from the airport terminal. The bus service is every 30 minutes with a forward journey to Inverness then Nairn then Forres then Elgin. Timetables for the buses can be found on Stagecoach website.
No direct train station at the terminal. The train station is located in the town centre of Inverness. Passengers can catch a cab from the terminal and be there is around 15 minutes by car. Anyone who is catching the bus into Inverness town from the airport can be asked to be dropped off at the Eastgate Shopping Centre entrance of Academy Street which is an easier access to the station.
The company which operates the cabs from here is called Inverness Taxis. There are a number of different ways in which the cabs can be booked including :email, phone or text. Passengers can pre-book in advance or collect one when they arrive.
Inverness has a long stay and short stay car park for passengers with disabled parking available for drivers who wish this service.
Pick Up Zones:
Collecting your passengers from the pick up zone at Inverness is possible by following the signs within the short stay car park and is free for a short allocated time. After the free time allocated has been used , drivers will then require to pay for their car parking.
Drop Off Zones:
Drivers are allocated a short time which is free of charge to allow them to drop their passengers off inside the short stay car park which is opposite the terminal. The long stay car park is around a 5 minute walk away.
Inverness Airport Facilities & Services
ATMs are available for use within the main building
Smoking Within The Airport:
Scottish laws prohibit anyone from smoking within a public building.
The Exchange is the latest addition to the airport facilities for business customers. They have access to conference suits which have laptops and flip charts and pcs and prejectors. Internet access and wifi is avialable for passengers in the departure lounge. Travellers also have access to pay per go internet access if they wish.
Shops Before Security:
Shops After Security:
Whsmiths Book shop
The Jail at the Airport
The Fly Nip
Restaurants Before Security:
D'Lish Landside Restaurant and Bar
Restaurants After Security:
Airside Cafe and Bar
The Meeting Place
The Highland Lounge is available for guests who to relax in the comfort of a relaxing environment.
Inverness International Airport Map