East Kilbride car hire

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Pick-up locationEast Kilbride
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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in East Kilbride

  • Booking car hire in East Kilbride means a relaxed driving experience. You'll be able to take your Scottish adventure into your own hands when you decide to explore the area with a hire car. Visit places like the old Scottish pine forests and marshes, or the lakes and Glen Affric mountains, and indulge in your favourite outdoor activities like hiking, fishing and bike riding.
  • The closest major airport to East Kilbride is Glasgow (GLA) Airport which is 12.2 miles away. The airport is a major transport hub in Glasgow, so booking and collecting your car hire in East Kilbride directly from the airport is an efficient way to get your trip underway without delays. You'll find several car rental companies outside the main domestic terminal arrivals area and next to terminal 2. The car hire companies offer a wide range of vehicle types and sizes to suit your needs.
  • Driving your car hire in East Kilbride is easy. The road system in Scotland is easy to navigate, and you'll find the traffic is light at most times. You might occasionally find yourself yielding to runners or families going for a stroll and crossing roads, but other than that, there isn't too much to hinder or slow down traffic flow. There are several traffic circles in East Kilbride, but they are typically single-lane circles which are easy to enter and exit.
  • The only real issue when driving your East Kilbride car hire in the city is that you'll almost certainly have to drive on wet roads. Typically it rains most of the year, and the heaviest rainfall month is October. Picking a hire car with larger tires and good brakes will be a safe choice for wet weather driving. When the roads are wet, peak traffic times tend to move slower. The peak traffic hours are at 6:00 a.m. on weekdays and end at about 8:30 p.m. Over the weekends, traffic is much lighter.
  • Book your car hire in East Kilbride at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in East Kilbride

  • How much is the price of fuel in East Kilbride?

    The average price of fuel in East Kilbride is R134,49 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 614 and R2 152, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in East Kilbride?

    Economy (Kia Rio or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in East Kilbride.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Glasgow Intl airport (GLA)?

    The only car hire company onsite at Glasgow Intl airport is GREEN MOTION.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Glasgow Intl airport (GLA)?

    The only car hire company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from Glasgow Intl airport to off-airport locations is GREEN MOTION.

  • How can I find car hires near me in East Kilbride?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in East Kilbride?

    An Economy car hire in East Kilbride costs R559 per day, on average.

  • What type of car do you recommend for driving in East Kilbride?

    When deciding the best type of car to hire in East Kilbride, the main things to consider are the type of trip you have planned and your budget. If you are travelling with a small touring group or the family, you might prefer a passenger van. A van or SUV would be your best bet if you are here for an outdoor adventure and have large gear or bulky items to take to remote locations. Load up all your fishing gear and head out to the mashes to spend hours enjoying nature before heading back to the city. Driving in East Kilbride isn't an issue for a car of any size, so your comfort is the number one deciding factor when choosing a small or large vehicle.

  • What’s the speed limit in East Kilbride?

    When driving on motorways in East Kilbride, the usual driving speed is 70 mph (112 kph) when there are two lanes. However, take extra caution if the roads are wet when driving on fast roads, and reduce your speed by at least 10 mph (or 20 kph). You'll notice areas where the max speed limit is 20 mph (30 kph). Take caution in these areas as they are usually heavily built-up and residential, near parks and schools, and tend to have speed cameras to enforce the speed limit.

  • Where are the best places to park in East Kilbride?

    You'll see that parking is not an issue when driving in East Kilbride. There is plenty of on-street parking and many secure car parks close to the centre. Some of the best parking spots are on Cambridge street, where you'll find a large parking lot open from 6:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m. every day. On Kind Street, on-street parking is abundant and conveniently close to the main street. 

East Kilbride car rental reviews and directory

Europcar

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311 Glasgow Road

+44 371 384 3463

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311 Glasgow Road

+44 371 384 3463

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8,0 Very Good

Dec 2023

KAYAK
No problems .. Good service staff make it a easy process

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Arnold Clark

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1 Brooklands Queensway Motor Park

+44 845 602 1895

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1, Peel Park Place

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keddy by Europcar

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311 Glasgow Road

+44 371 384 3463

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Burnbank

+44 371 384 3463

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Free2Move

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3 Braeview Place

+44 1355 271300

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Routes Car & Truck Rentals

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311 Glasgow Road, Burnbank, Hamilton

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Sunnycars

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311 Glasgow Road, Burnbank

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East Kilbride Glasgow GB

+44 1292 261631

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