Edinburgh Airport (EDI) Car & Van Hire

Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

Location Details

Car Rental Centre
JUBILEE RD
Edinburgh, SCT, GB, EH12 9FS

Pick-Up Service Unavailable
After-Hours Returns Available

Directions from Terminal

The office is located in the consolidated car rental village. It is approximately a three-minute walk under a covered walkway. No shuttle is required.

Hiring a car at Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city and seat of the Scottish Parliament, has so much to offer the visitor, both in the city itself and within easy travelling distance. If you want to avoid a long drive to Edinburgh, travel by train and pick up a car from Enterprise Rent-A-Car – they have highly competitive deals on all types of vehicles. 

Edinburgh is also home to Scotland's busiest airport, which is around eight miles west of the city centre. Enterprise Rent-A-Car makes hiring your vehicle at the airport quick and easy, and once you're on the road, you can visit so many places, thanks to the flexibility a hire car gives you.

When you hire a car at Enterprise, we're committed to giving you the vehicle you need with the service you expect at great value rates. Our hire car fleet is made up of modern and well-equipped manual and automatic transmission vehicles, so you can drive away with confidence. We're also proud to offer electric car rental, so you can do your bit for the planet without having to compromise on convenience. And, of course, our vehicles are always thoroughly cleaned, inside and out. Book with Enterprise today and enjoy excellent value on your ideal rental car.

A Wide Car Rental Range

Whether you need a small car, a large family vehicle or want to enjoy the luxury of a premium touring car, you will find your ideal rental car among our extensive range. Whether you want to rent a seven seater, a nimble hatchback or a luxury car rental, you can count on us to find the perfect vehicle for your time in the city. 

A Wide Van Hire Range

If you need to hire a van, from a small one for a single piece of furniture, to a large one for a house move, Enterprise has clean and reliable rental vans. We offer vans in all sizes: short wheel base, medium sized, long wheelbase and even Luton vans and many more that will do the job perfectly. Our fleet features the latest models. 

Things to Do In and Around Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh's Royal Mile lies between the city's castle and palace, and is an essential part of town to visit. Why not also make full use of your hire car and visit stunning Loch Lomond, just a couple of hours away?

Other things to do in Edinburgh include a visit to the imposing castle on Castle Rock, St Giles Cathedral and the Lace Market. If you love theatre and the arts, come down in August for the annual Edinburgh Fringe arts festival. 

Driving Information in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a very bicycle-friendly city, so be aware of cyclists. There are no toll roads in Scotland. Drive slowly in wooded areas since there could be wild animals on the road. Some country roads are too narrow for two vehicles, so anticipate oncoming traffic on bends and use safe passing places. 

Rental Policies

Additional drivers must meet all renter requirements. Additional drivers can be added to the rental agreement if they visit any rental location and present their driving licence. A daily surcharge of 18.33 GBP will apply at airport locations and 15.60 GBP at all other locations.

RETURN VEHICLE TO AIRPORT RENTAL CAR PARKING AREA. PLEASE PARK VEHICLE IN AN ENTERPRISE DESIGNATED SPOT. LEAVE KEYS IN DROP BOX LOCATED ON THE WALL OF THE CAR RENTAL CENTRE BESIDE THE MAIN DOORS BEFORE HEADING TO THE AIRPORT TERMINAL.

The minimum age to rent for all vehicles is 30. Renters aged 25 or older may rent cars and SUVs of the categories Mini, Economy, Compact, Intermediate and Standard, Small People Carriers as well as Vans except for Luton Vans with tail lift for which the minimum age is also 30. No additional surcharges apply. Renters aged 19 years or older who have held a full driving licence for at least one year, can access a vehicle through Enterprise Car Club. Find more information at www.enterprisecarclub.co.uk.

Customers who collect a vehicle from the UK mainland and wish to drive within the Republic of Ireland or mainland Europe are required to purchase European Travel Coverage. European Travel Coverage provides the customers with our written consent (VE103B form) to drive the vehicle in the countries stated below and to access 24/7 international breakdown cover through the AA.
 

In all cases, customers must inform the rental branch of their intention to leave the UK mainland with the vehicle and require our authorization. Customers are required to inform the rental branch with no less than 72 hours’ notice prior to collecting the vehicle to arrange their European Travel Coverage.

European Travel Coverage is only available to customers paying with a credit card and the vehicle must only be used in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, UK. This includes the destination and any countries customers might travel through. Premium, Luxury and Executive vehicles are excluded from the European Travel Coverage product and are therefore not allowed to leave the country.

The charge for European Travel Coverage is £300.00 per rental for all cross border travels. Customers renting from Northern Ireland wishing to cross the border into the Republic of Ireland will only be charged £25.53.

Please note that we are unable to provide any additional equipment that may be compulsory for driving abroad (e.g. breathalyzers, warning triangles, first aid kits etc.) and this responsibility rests on the driver. Customers are required to be aware of any requirements of the destination and any countries or regions customers might travel through.

Advice on driving in Europe following the United Kingdom leaving the European Union may be found at www.gov.uk/driving-abroad

Damage Waiver (DW) reduces the liability of the renter in the event of damage to or theft of the vehicle. If DW is not included in the reservation, the renter has full liability for the vehicle. DW is available for purchase.

If included in the reservation, the excess amount is 1500 GBP for all cars and SUVs of the categories Mini, Economy and Compact. All other vehicles have an excess of 2000 GBP.  The excess will be charged every time a vehicle is damaged, lost or stolen.

Before purchasing DW it is advised to determine, if a personal coverage is adequate to cover damage, theft, loss of revenue, administration fees, diminishment of value, and any towing, storage or impound fees. If DW is declined, the renter will be required to pay these charges and seek compensation through their carrier of personal coverage. DW is not insurance.

Renters wishing to discuss or dispute any matters concerning damage to the rental vehicle may contact our damage recovery department. Please email dru.uk9z@ehi.com or call 00 44 (0) 345 604 2881.

All rentals where the vehicle is not returned to the same location as it is collected from will be subject to a one way fee. The one way fee varies based on car category, location and pick up date. The exact amount of the one way fee will be displayed during the reservation process when entering the dates, desired route and car category.

Excess Protection (EP) is an optional coverage available only if Damage Waiver (DW) is included in the rate or purchased. EP reduces the applicable Damage Waiver excess amount. If EP is not included in the reservation, it is available for purchase.

For all Cars and SUVs of the categories Mini, Economy and Compact the excess can be reduced to 100 GBP. For all other vehicles the excess can be reduced to 250 GBP. Excess will be charged every time a vehicle is damaged, lost or stolen.

Before purchasing EP it is advised to determine, if a personal coverage is adequate to cover damage, theft, loss of revenue, administration fees, diminishment of value, and any towing, storage or impound fees. If EP is declined, the renter will be required to pay these charges up to the Damage Waiver excess amount and seek compensation through their carrier of personal coverage. EP is not insurance.

If the renter does not choose to purchase an optional fuel product at the start of the rental period and does not return the vehicle with the same level of fuel as at the start of the rental period (as indicated on the Rental Agreement) the renter will be required to pay a refuelling service fee calculated as the difference between the fuel level recorded on the Rental Agreement and that recorded upon the return of the vehicle multiplied by the fuel price displayed at the branch, plus a refuelling charge of up to 15 GBP. Unused or excess fuel will not be refunded.

Where the vehicle is an electric vehicle and is returned with less charge than was provided at the start of the Rental Period (such level as indicated on the Rental Agreement Summary), a re-charging fee calculated as the kWhs needed to charge the vehicle to make up the difference between the charge level recorded on the Rental Agreement Summary and that recorded upon the return of the Vehicle multiplied by the kWh price displayed on the Rental Agreement Summary plus, an additional charge as indicated on the Rental Agreement Summary. No unused or excess charge will be refunded. 

 

Mileage - all vehicles include unlimited mileage.

All major debit and credit cards (issued by either Visa, Mastercard or American Express) are accepted. All cards presented must be in the renter’s name. A security deposit plus the estimated cost of the rental will be taken at the time of rental. Cash, cheques, prepaid cards, Diners Club and Discover Card are not accepted.

Airports Only - Debit cards are accepted at the time of rental with a round trip plane ticket or flight itinerary that shows the renter's name and discloses the return date. Debit cards are not accepted from local customers. Local renters must present a valid credit card in the renter's name. If using a payment source registered outside of the United Kingdom, this location cannot be responsible for any fluctuations in the currency exchanges while the deposit is being held.

For cars and SUVs of the categories Mini, Economy, Compact, Standard, Small People Carriers and Vans a deposit of £200 is required. These vehicles may be rented with a debit or credit card. Large People Carriers, Compact Elite, large SUVs and all Premium vehicles require a deposit of £500. For Luxury and Executive vehicles, a deposit of £1000 applies. A credit card is mandatory to rent these vehicles.

Roadside Assistance Protection (RAP) is an optional 24-hour emergency service including tyre and glass repair or replacement costs except when part of a larger repair, replacement keys costs and all recovery and call out charges as result of a fault caused by the renter.
RAP does not apply if there is a breach of the rental agreement or if a wrong fuel type is used. The renter pays a flat-rate fee that covers all roadside assistance services. Before purchasing RAP, it is advised to determine if a personal coverage is adequate to cover these charges. If RAP is declined, the renter will be required to pay any applicable charges and seek compensation from the carrier of personal coverage. RAP is not insurance
.

All drivers must present a fully valid and unexpired driving licence (digital licences are not accepted). If the driving licence is written in a language and characters different from those of the country of rental, an International Driving Permit is also required. Renters are advised to check whether local authorities require foreign drivers to present an International Driving Permit to avoid the risk of potential fines. Renters with licences from countries that are not part of the International Driving Permit Agreement should carry a certified translation.

All renters must provide a valid photo ID such as a driving licence, passport or ID card. Visitors to the UK must also provide proof of return travel and accommodation information while in the UK. Please note that we reserve the right to request additional ID or conduct further identification checks if needed, which may include an identity check with an external organisation.

If Third Party Liability is included in your reservation, the renter and additional authorised drivers will be provided with coverage that meets or exceeds the minimum required third party liability insurance against death, personal injury and damage to property. Third Party Liability is subject to compliance with all terms, conditions, limitations, exceptions and exclusions, under rental entities insurance policy.

Scotland and Northern Ireland Airports Only - Debit cards are accepted at the time of rental with a round trip plane ticket or flight itinerary that shows the renter's name and discloses the return date. Debit cards are not accepted from local customers. Local renters must present a valid credit card in the renter's name. If using a payment source registered outside of the United Kingdom, this location cannot be responsible for any fluctuations in the currency exchanges while the deposit is being held.

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) Car Hire FAQs

For additional questions, please visit our main car hire FAQs page.