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Cheap Car Rentals in Edinburgh from RM 105

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Edinburgh with a pick-up date of 26/7 and drop-off date of 9/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Edinburgh car rentals in 2024

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 11 July 2024.

Most popular company

DRIVALIA

Price of petrol per litre

RM 8.61

Average price per day

RM 258

Cheapest price per day

RM 105

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 11 July 2024.

January

RM 145

February

RM 136

March

RM 206

April

RM 239

May

RM 282

June

RM 244

July

RM 272

August

RM 277

September

RM 216

October

RM 183

November

RM 150

December

RM 216

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Edinburgh is February. 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 11 July 2024.

At RM 105/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Edinburgh in the past week. Out of 34 car hire agencies operating in Edinburgh, there are, in total, 102 hire locations. View below for 4 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

RM 105+

Compact

Compact

RM 111+

Intermediate

Intermediate

RM 164+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

RM 512+

Mini

Mini

RM 98+

Premium

Premium

RM 266+

Luxury

Luxury

RM 363+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

RM 132+

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 11 July 2024.

Small cars

RM 165 - RM 380

All Car Types

RM 180 - RM 583

To rent a small car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of RM 273/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~RM 165/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~RM 380/day). In fact, January is about 40% 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 36% 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 Edinburgh small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of RM 488/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~RM 156/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~RM 773/day). In fact, January is about 69% 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 is 14% 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 Edinburgh medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of RM 595/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~RM 288/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~RM 1,113/day). In fact, January is about 52% 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 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 SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, you would pay an average price of RM 413/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~RM 161/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~RM 732/day). In fact, March is about 62% 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 3% 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 RM 905/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a van in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~RM 360/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~RM 2,367/day). In fact, March is about 61% 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 54% 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 RM 660/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (~RM 295/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is October (~RM 1,093/day). In fact, January is about 56% 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 36% 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 Edinburgh luxury car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Proton PersonaRM 105/day
2
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A/C
Proton Persona
Hyundai i20RM 111/day
4
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A/C
Hyundai i20

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 11 July 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Edinburgh, including Hertz, Arnold Clark and DRIVALIA . Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Hertz

5.6
Fair
43 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

6.7

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.7

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

DRIVALIA

3 locations

National

10.0
Wonderful
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.5

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Avis

8.9
Very Good
5 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.4

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.7

Alamo

8.5
Very Good
8 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

7.8

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.0
Very Good
26 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.2

Budget

7.6
Good
25 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.5

Best Edinburgh car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Edinburgh. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Edinburgh with an average daily rate of RM 241. Data was last updated on 11 July 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Edinburgh we've found at this time. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Proton PersonaRM 105/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Hyundai i20RM 111/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i20
Toyota CorollaRM 163/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Edinburgh, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 11 July 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Edinburgh?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under RM 258/day when booking a car hire in Edinburgh. The absolute best deal a user found was for RM 179/day from GREEN MOTION , booked on Jul. 7.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Edinburgh?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Edinburgh from the following companies over the past two weeks: GREEN MOTION (RM 105/day), Hertz (RM 111/day), and keddy by Europcar (RM 132/day).

  • 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 (9.2 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 RM 8.61/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 387 and RM 559 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

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

    DRIVALIA is one of the most popular car hire companies in Edinburgh, offering car hire for around RM 2,274 per week on average.

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

    Booking your car hire early can save you up to 39%. Aim to book your car hire at least 7 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Edinburgh.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Edinburgh?

    The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Edinburgh it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

    The monthly cost of a car rental in Edinburgh is RM 9,744 (RM 325/day) on average.

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

    It costs RM 389 for a weekend car hire in Edinburgh, on average. The cheapest type of car hire you can book on any given weekend is the Economy as prices are generally lower for these hire types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a hire car in Edinburgh in August, prices are RM 261 per day on average.

  • What car do most people hire in Edinburgh?

    The most popular car to hire while in Edinburgh is the Vauxhall Corsa, which is a Economy vehicle.

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Luxury car rentals in Edinburgh

Find luxury car rental deals in Edinburgh from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Edinburgh cost an average of RM 462 per day. Price data was last updated on 11 July 2024.
Check out some of the best deals we've found on luxury car rentals in the Edinburgh area. If these car rental deals don't suit your needs, make sure to check back soon as we're constantly finding new offers for our users.
BMW 3 SeriesRM 338/day
5
M
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 363/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 378/day
5
M
BMW 3 Series

Car rentals by fuel type in Edinburgh

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Edinburgh. Currently, Electric cars are the cheapest to rent in Edinburgh. Deals were last updated on 11 July 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Edinburgh. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Electric being the cheapest (RM 31+).

Electric

Electric

RM 31+

Hybrid

Hybrid

RM 50+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

RM 46+

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