Car hire in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

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About the Place Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Glasgow is the biggest city in Scotland, one of the most populous ones in the UK and it is ready to welcome you with a great dose of history and culture.

The day starts at Glasgow’s main plaza, George Square — home to many king’s and queen’s statues, the city council and where you can make a stop to take pictures of the views and sit on the grass to relax for a bit. From there, a stop at Buchanan Street is a good option for those who enjoy shopping.

Just 9 minutes from the city centre, the Glasgow Cathedral is a must visit for its incredible architecture and attention to detail. Art lovers will appreciate the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), the largest area dedicated to contemporary art in the city. It displays everything from paintings to sculptures and video — surely an afternoon well spent.

For those visiting Glasgow, a trip to Edinburgh may be a great option! It is just an hour away by car and a fantastic opportunity to know more of what Scotland has to offer.

If you want to explore Glasgow at your own pace, hiring a car may be just perfect! Rentcars.com helps you by searching and comparing the best offers from car hire companies you already know and trust. Look for the perfect car hire now and book in advance!

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Car hire companies in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

    Car Hire Requirements in the United Kingdom

    • Minimum Age

      For most car hire companies around the world, the minimum age requirement is 25. Drivers aged between 21 and 24 might be subject to additional local fees and may not be allowed to book vehicles under the Premium, Speciality, SUV, Minivan, Van, Convertible, Utility and Luxury Vehicle categories. Additional drivers must be at least 25 years old.

    • Driving Licence

      Each driver must present a full, valid and original national driving licence, held for a minimum of 2 years. If your licence is not in a language used in your destination country, an International Driving Permit to accompany your national driving licence is highly recommended.

    • ID and Passport

      Each driver must present a valid and original photo ID and passport.

    • International Credit Card

      The renter must present a valid and personal credit card with enough funds to be held as a security deposit. Third-party credit cards will not be accepted. The car hire company is solely responsible for approving the provided credit card. Online prepayment does not exempt the renter from providing a valid international credit card during vehicle pick-up. The hire company will place a hold in the amount of the required security deposit and, when applicable, any additional local fees not covered in the prepaid voucher will be charged to the card provided at the hire location.

    • Prepaid Booking Voucher

      You must present a printout of the Booking Confirmation Voucher at the hire location. This document officially confirms all agreed upon services, payment conditions, rates, discounts, as well as the availability of a vehicle from the selected group.

    • Important Information

      Car hire companies reserve the right to refuse service to underage or unlicensed drivers, those with poor credit history, or individuals otherwise considered liabilities by the hire company.

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT CAR HIRE

    Proteções do veículo Vehicle protections

    Hire car protections usually have the abbreviations CDW and LDW and protect the vehicle from robbery and damage in the event of collisions or accidents.

    Proteções à terceiros Third party protection

    The protections against third parties have several abbreviations, such as ALI, SLI and others. In general, they protect the vehicle from third parties involved in collisions with your rental car.

    Caução Security deposit

    To pick up the car you must leave a security deposit, also called a pre-authorization. The amount is "blocked" on the renter's credit card and "unlocked" after the return of the car on the same conditions.

    Opcionais Optional items

    It is possible to add optional items to your reservation, such as GPS, child car seat or booster seat. Take advantage of those items so you don’t have to worry about it later!

    Condutor adicional Additional driver

    If someone else is sharing the wheel with you, they need to be added to the car hire agreement as an additional driver and meet the same documentation and minimum age requirements as the main driver or hirer.

    Quilometragem Mileage

    Check if your reservation has free mileage or not. Free mileage means you can ride as much as you like with the hire car and you will not pay extra depending on the ride.

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