Rental Car Aberdeen

Rental car Aberdeen from 24 $ per day

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Current offers in Aberdeen

e.g. Fiat 500 or the like
Fiat 500
from 13 $/day
  • All-round carefree package
Fiat 500
from 27 $/day
  • Directly available
Fiat 500
from 13 $/day
  • Without excess
Fiat 500
from 17 $/day
e.g. Ford focus or the like
Ford focus
from 16 $/day
  • All-round carefree package
Hyundai I 30
from 30 $/day
  • Directly available
Ford focus
from 16 $/day
  • Without excess
Ford focus
from 21 $/day
Further vehicle classes
e.g. Vw Passat diesel or the like
Vw Passat diesel
from 22 $/day
Station Wagon / Minivan
e.g. Ford Focus Estate or the like
Ford Focus Estate
from 22 $/day
7 seater
e.g. VW Sharan or the like
VW Sharan
from 50 $/day
9 seater
e.g. Ford Tourneo or the like
Ford Tourneo
from 85 $/day
Off-road vehicle (SUV)
e.g. Jeep Renegade or the like
Jeep Renegade
from 30 $/day
e.g. MERCEDES BENZ C 300D AMG AUTO or the like
from 186 $/day
Luxury Car
e.g. Group N - Mercedes E Class or similar or the like
Group N - Mercedes E Class or similar
from 85 $/day
e.g. Citroen Berlingo diesel commercial or the like
Citroen Berlingo diesel commercial
from 31 $/day

Discovering Aberdeen with a rental car

Located near Edinburgh, Aberdeen is the perfect destination to start your trip through Scotland by rental car. Most attractions both inside and outside of Aberdeen can be easily and comfortably discovered with a rental car. With Driveboo, you can compare different car rental offers and book your rental car directly online. Find the best offers of renowned car hire companies in the price comparison and benefit from cheap prices.

Car hire Aberdeen - Explore the city and its surroundings

Often referred to as the Flower of Scotland, Aberdeen offers a unique insight into Scottish cultural diversity. Over the years, Aberdeen has developed into Scotland’s major fishing and offshore oil industries center. The city’s harbor is also a gateway for ferries to the Orkney and Shetland Islands. Tourists can enjoy beautiful beaches, well-equipped golf courses, and concerts and performances in the city’s many art centers and theaters. In the summer season, Aberdeen holds a number of art festivals. The weather in Scotland is diverse. On just one day, you might experience spells of sun, rain, high wind, and even fog. Temperatures in summer average at around 18°C. Therefore, the best time to travel in and around Aberdeen is from spring to summer.

Where is the best place to rent a car in Aberdeen?

Aberdeen offers a great variety of car hire options all over the city. However, the most convenient and fast place to find a rental car is at the airport.

You can take advantage of various companies, found at the following airports:

  • Aberdeen Airport (ABZ)
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

Aberdeen Airport can be found 6.5 miles (10 km) from the city center and thus is considered to be the most convenient option. However, if you want to do some sightseeing along the way, you can choose Edinburgh Airport as an alternative. It is located 125 miles (198 km) away from Aberdeen.

The insurance for the rental car in Aberdeen

While searching for insurance options, you need to remember that each rental car in Scotland must be covered by civil liability insurance. Therefore, civil liability insurance should be included in the rental price. You can also buy a fully comprehensive insurance without excess, that will cover risks such as vehicle damage, legal aid, or acts of vandalism.

Always remember to carefully read the terms and conditions of the rental agreement. You should make an informed decision about the type of protection you need for your car.

Car rental Aberdeen – Scotland’s traffic regulations

  • In Scotland, you have to drive on the left-hand side of the road.
  • Driver must be at least 18 years old
  • You should have a valid driving licence
  • A European or international driver's licence is needed
  • Each vehicle should have a warning triangle
  • Both the driver and the passengers are required to wear seatbelts

What are the speed limits for cars in Scotland?

Type of road Maximum speed in mph Maximum speed in km/h
Highway 70 mph 112 km/h
Dual carriageway 70 mph 112 km/h
Built-up areas 30 mph 48 km/h
Single carriageway 60 mph 96 km/h

Emergency phone numbers in Scotland and Aberdeen

Emergency situation Phone number
Police 101* or 999
Fire department 999
Ambulance 999

*101 is a non-emergency number for general enquires and situations that do not require an immediate police response.

Places you should visit with your rental car in Aberdeen

One of the attractions in the city center that every tourist should visit is St Machar’s Cathedral. The structure was erected in 1136. However, the building that you can see today actually comes from the 14th century. The church boasts interesting interior with many examples of religious art.

Holidaymakers wishing to escape the bustling city streets should visit Cruickshank Botanic Gardens that can be found on the King’s College campus. The gardens are located just a stone’s throw from Old Aberdeen. Visitors can stroll around the grounds, which are famous for a plethora of delightful flower species.

After a visit to the gardens, head towards Scotland’s oldest Bridge: Brig o’Balgownie. Near the bridge, you will also have the opportunity to take a walk in Seaton Park, which is full of secluded alleys and greenery. Travellers who are into art shouldn’t miss Aberdeen Art Gallery. It houses a large collection of paintings from the periods between the 17th and 20th century. Inside, visitors can admire works by artists including William Turner, William Daniell, Pissaro, and Bonnard.

Explore the area around Aberdeen with a rental car

If you are in Aberdeen, you might want to explore the city’s stunning surroundings with your rental car. The trip around Aberdeen will include a visit to Cairngorms National Park, which is considered one of the most beautiful nature reserves in Scotland. Those who love peaceful and secluded spots will find their holiday heaven. It is home to numerous bird and animal species. With a little bit of luck, you might even spot some colorful butterflies. The national park is located around 43 miles from Aberdeen.

You can also take a longer trip to Inverness, which is surrounded by Scotland’s stunning highlands. Highlights of the city include St Andrew’s Cathedral and the charming Inverness Castle. Inverness is located around 107 miles from Aberdeen. Those who are into history will have numerous attractions awaiting them in the region. One such gem is Balmoral Castle. It can be found approximately 50 miles from the city center.

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Frequently asked questions about booking a rental car Aberdeen

Can I rent a car in Aberdeen without a credit card?
No, in Aberdeen it is not possible to book a rental car without a credit card.
Until when can I return a rental car {in Aberdeen?
In principle, you can return the rental car at any time of the day. It is only important that you return the rental car no later than the time specified at the time of booking.
Do I have to take additional insurance in Aberdeen?
If you book fully comprehensive insurance without a deductible, you do not have to take out additional insurance on-site.
How long do I have to cancel a rental car?
You have up to 24 hours before rental time to cancel.

Questions about the price

What does a rental car cost in Aberdeen?
A rental car in Aberdeen costs on the average 30.15 $ per day.
What does a rental car in Aberdeen cost per week?
A rental car in Aberdeen costs on average 211.05 $ per week 30.15 $ per day).
How much does a rental car in Aberdeen cost for one month?
A rental car in Aberdeen costs on average 904.49 $ for one month (30.15 $ per day).
Which rental car provider is the cheapest in Aberdeen?
CarDelMar is in Aberdeen the cheapest. A rental costs 120.60 $ for 4 days.
What does a small rental car cost in Aberdeen?
A small rental car costs in Aberdeen 32.93 $ per day.
What does a middle-class rental car cost in Aberdeen?
A middle-class rental car costs in Aberdeen 39.33 $ per day.
What does a transporter cost in Aberdeen?
A transporter costs in Aberdeen 30.19 $ per day.
How high is the deposit for a rental car in Aberdeen?
In Aberdeen the deposit amounts begin at 256.82 $.
How high is the liability sum in Aberdeen?
Each rental car is insured at least with the legal liability sum. In Aberdeen there are 3 provider with a liability sum greater than 7.5 million euros.
How high is the fee for young drivers in Aberdeen?
Drivers under the age of 26 often pay a fee. This deviates strongly from the individual offers. We always show you the price including all fees.
How much does it cost to cancel a rental car?
Up to 24 hours prior to rental, cancellation costs nothing.

Questions about car rental providers

Which car rental providers are at the Aberdeen?
At the Aberdeen there are 7 Supplier: e.g. Holiday Autos, Enterprise, Sunny Cars,, CarDelMar