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Rent cars in Edinburgh, UK

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Mercedes-Benz V-Class 2015 — Car rental alternative in Dalkeith, GB EH22 2EN
Mercedes-Benz V-Class 2015

5.0

(33 trips)

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£190/day
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Historic cobbled street in old Edinburgh city

Medieval heritage in Edinburgh

Entwined with nooks and crannies, rocky landscapes next to the sea, and striking monuments, the Athens of the North exudes enough air of mystery to lure you down a few more alleyways in the Old Town.

Home to some of the world’s largest arts festivals, jubilant pubs, and medieval castles casting breathtaking silhouettes, Edinburgh an historic city and the perfect Scottish destination to revel in the down-to-earth vibes and let the rules slide once in a while.

Edinburgh favorites

Leave plenty of room in your schedule to experience the best of the Scottish capital.

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Edinburgh Castle

Head to the grand stone walls of the city’s iconic castle, which perches above the city on an extinct volcano and is worth every minute of your time. Feeling peckish? Go for an afternoon tea with homemade scones.

Camera Obscura

Perfect for all ages and tricking brains since 1835, one of Edinburgh’s oldest attractions lets you experience a variety of fun and quirky optical illusions.

Arthur’s seat

Head out into nature and hike to the highest point in the city for unparalleled views of the skyline and ancient hill forts believed to be structures from the days of King Arthur.

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Hit the road

Even though Scotland’s second-largest city is a magical place with its charming historic sites and cobbled streets, navigating traffic on the street and finding street parking in the city center can get old, no matter what town. Hire a car in Edinburgh for a day trip or road trip to get out of the city, and you’ll encounter a whole new landscape that’s wholly different from the rest of Europe.

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Loch Ness

Surrounded by dramatic beauty and home to the mythical Loch Ness Monster, this famous lake in the rugged Scottish Highlands makes for an excellent road trip — take a boat out to search for Nessie.

Stirling

Steeped in folklore and standing strong and tall since the medieval days, Stirling is known as the gateway to the highlands. Head east along the M9 and make time to visit the majestic Stirling Castle.

Elie

Drive along just over an hour to the gorgeous coastal town of Elie and you’ll be met with golden beaches, a historic 16th-century harbor, and spectacular views at the Elie Lighthouse.

Recent reviews

Jennie B.
Ford Fiesta 2012

Great car - got us all the way to Oban and back to Edinburgh.

Jennie B.
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Gitesh G.
Toyota Prius 2017

Saleem is very responsive and helpful, he even accepted the change in our plans without any fuss. great smooth car with very good mileage, best deal in edinburgh!

Gitesh G.
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Jasper A.
Audi A6 Saloon 2013

Seamless pickup at Edinburgh Waverly, no issues with the car.

Jasper A.
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Joshua B.
BMW 3 Series 2016

John was super helpful, always responded immediately and kept the car in perfect condition.

Joshua B.
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Alexander G.
Hyundai Ioniq 2019

Was available to deliver at my address, great service and good host.

Alexander G.
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James W.
Volkswagen Polo 2015

Easy pickup and drop off in Edinburgh just off the Royal Mile.

James W.
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Lillian E.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2017

Mathew was absolutely lovely and the car was phenomenal.

Lillian E.
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Jonathan R.
Volkswagen Polo 2015

Great car, nice and clean and drives well, really easy pickup, will definitely rent again if we are in Edinburgh :)

Jonathan R.
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Roger G.
Ford Mondeo 2015

Awesome car!

Roger G.
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Shazmeer Z.
MINI Cooper 2016

Adam’s car was clean, comfortable and in perfect condition.

Shazmeer Z.
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Jan N.
MINI Clubman 2017

Amazing, comfortable, clean and very easy to drive car.

Jan N.
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Claire S.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2017

Great car, extremely responsive communication!

Claire S.
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Archie L.
Mazda MX-5 2015

Wow, great car and great trip!

Archie L.
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Darrin D.
Volvo V60 2015

Shaun’s Volvo is a great car to drive.

Darrin D.
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Eric J.
Audi S3 2015

Alex was a pleasure to deal with, allowed us to extend the trip deadline and the car was a brilliant drive - will hopefully hire this again on my return to Edinburgh!

Eric J.
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Duncan W.
Vauxhall Corsa 2015

Great car with all the extras you would need.

Duncan W.
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Dylan R.
Toyota Prius 2009

Me and my girlfriend did almost 300milea from Edinburgh to Glencoe then down to Perth and back to Edinburgh and the cat was amazing.

Dylan R.
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Hans N.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2013

Very good car, and host is accommodating and extremely nice.

Hans N.
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Marton S.
Ford Fiesta 2012

Alright budget rental, just ideal for our Highlands trip

Marton S.
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Lucas B.
Volkswagen Polo 2015

Great Car!

Lucas B.
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Autymn F.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2016

The car ran wonderful and was the perfect way to get around Edinburgh.

Autymn F.
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Tyler M.
Skoda Citigo 2016

We took it from Edinburgh to Inverness to Loch Lomond and back and it handled the whole trip like a champ!

Tyler M.
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Faraz U.
Vauxhall Corsa 2015

Dependable, reliable, and surprisingly spacious — highly recommended for your trip to Edinburgh/Scotland!

Faraz U.
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Carlton T.
Volvo V60 2015

Shaun's car is fantastic to drive along the narrow, tricky roads of Edinburgh and the surrounds.

Carlton T.
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Swapnil S.
Vauxhall Corsa 2015

The car was very good for the price

Swapnil S.
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Lisle D.
MINI Countryman 2013

Adrians car was amazing to drive.

Lisle D.
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Ayisha A.
Smart Forfour 2018

Manjinder kept me informed and delivered the car on time.

Ayisha A.
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James K.
Ford Mondeo 2015

Car was clean and well maintained.

James K.
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Aaron N.
Audi A6 Saloon 2014

This was a great car ro explore areas of Scotland outside Edinburgh.

Aaron N.
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Katie H.
Volvo V40 2015

Car worked out great for our needs.

Katie H.
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Giorgio B.
Nissan Juke 2019

Car was fantastic, it Made ours trip.

Giorgio B.
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Andrew M.
Volvo V40 2015

Really nice car to drive.

Andrew M.
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Nicola V.
SEAT Alhambra 2017

The car is exactly as described and clean and was the perfect choice for our day out of Edinburgh

Nicola V.
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Adam J.
Peugeot 2008 Crossover 2021

The car ran great.

Adam J.
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Alexander M.
Nissan Juke 2014

The centrally located address, as well as reasonable fee for hire made the experience completely worth it and would definitely recommend.

Alexander M.
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Andrei B.
Hyundai i20 2014

great car perfectly for the city with a decent price, I recommend Fahad’s car

Andrei B.
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Tom E.
Toyota Prius 2016

This was a great rental that let us see a lot of Scotland starting out from Edinburgh.

Tom E.
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Bryan B.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2017

Alexandra was excellent, and so was the car!

Bryan B.
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Martinas P.
Honda Jazz 2016

Great car, great person, easy to cumunicate, everything went with no problems, great price rate, totaly recommend :)

Martinas P.
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Dhruv Kant G.
BMW 1 Series 2016

The car was in mint condition.

Dhruv Kant G.
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Daniel S.
Kia Rio 2012

Well sized compact diesel to get you around the Scottish Highlands or simply around Edinburgh!

Daniel S.
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Holly T.
Toyota Yaris 2021

Finding a car and then contacting the owner was easy.

Holly T.
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Claire S.
Suzuki Swift 2014

Mubasher’s car is a pleasure to ride - and very efficient fuel wise!

Claire S.
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Hafiz I.
Toyota Prius 2009

Fahad is a star, and his Prius got us all over Isle of Skye, the Highlands, and Edinburgh.

Hafiz I.
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Humberto A.
Hyundai i10 2012

Great car hire!

Humberto A.
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Michael N.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2016

Our flight was delayed and she left the car for us to collect at the Moxy hotel at Edinburgh airport, a short walk from the terminal.

Michael N.
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Damian P.
Fiat 500 2017

Communication was easy and the car brought us safely to the highlands and back to Edinburgh, even if we had to drive through a little snowstorm.

Damian P.
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Nick D.
Alfa Romeo Giulia 2018

Alexandra even paid for my parking to get out of the airport after she drove it to Edinburgh for me.

Nick D.
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Derek R.
Hyundai Ioniq 2019

Mital was amazing and the car was perfect!

Derek R.
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Romino S.
Skoda Citigo 2016

Renting Sandy‘s car really was a great experience.

Romino S.
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Nikki H.
BMW Z4 2015

If you are in Edinburgh you MUST rent this car.

Nikki H.
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Vivek R.
Toyota Prius 2017

Good car in great condition.

Vivek R.
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Nicholas Stephen V.
BMW 3 Series 2013

This car was absolutely perfect for our trip.

Nicholas Stephen V.
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Peter P.
Toyota Yaris 2016

The car Mazafar borrow to us was nice clean and works really good, I drive it to the Isle Skye and back to Edinburgh.

Peter P.
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Robert T.
Hyundai Ioniq 2019

Car was great, very fuel efficient and easy to operate.

Robert T.
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Best Edinburgh driving roads

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Fife Coastal Route

Carving along the coastline, weave your way along this 77-mile scenic route past quaint fishing towns like East Neuk or toward the historic university town of St Andrews.

North Coast 500

Embark on an epic road trip to remember in the North Highlands. Spanning over 500 miles, you’ll collect a wealth of memories as you encounter white sand beaches, impressive castles, and jagged mountains.

Borders Historic Route

Hire a car and head south for a lovely 89-mile drive through the rolling countryside while making plenty of stops along the way in the charming villages en route to England and the historic town of Carlisle.

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