Car Hire at Aberdeen Airport
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|Saturday||09:00 - 18:00|
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Car hire at Aberdeen airportStart your journey from Aberdeen airport and explore Scotland, one of the most scenic and beautiful countries in the world.
The area of Aberdeen was first settled more than 8,000 years ago and is rich with cultural and historical significance.
So what are you waiting for? Start your Scottish adventure with Avis car hire today.
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Plan your trip from Aberdeen airportOnce you arrive at the airport you’ll be in the Aberdeen suburb of Dyce, just 5 miles from Aberdeen city centre.
Aberdeen city has a host of attractions to enjoy, including historic breweries, ancient castles and scenic reserves.
If you’re only in town for a night or two we’d recommend taking the time to visit either Crathes Castle, Haddo House or Balmoral, which are all a short drive from the city.
Road trips from AberdeenAberdeen to Balmoral
Balmoral Castle is a private residence of The Queen and the Royal Family, and with its decadent beauty and stunning surroundings, it’s really not hard to see why this was chosen as their home away from home.
Driving there from Aberdeen Airport couldn’t be easier, it’s a lovely 90 minute ride from Aberdeen, we would recommend stopping off along the way to take in the incredible scenery.
Once at Balmoral you’ll know why the Royals love it so much. The beautiful gardens, the architecture and stately rooms all combine to make Balmoral one of the best attractions in the whole of Scotland.
Aberdeen to Dundee
This route is known as the Angus Coastal Route. Starting at Aberdeen, head south and you’ll be greeted with breath-taking views of bonny Scotland. Along the way stop off at any one of the picturesque seaside towns such as Broughty Ferry, often referred to as the ‘jewel in Dundee’s crown’, a beautiful, sleepy seaside town and a great place to get away from it all.
Driving rules in United KingdomWhich side of the road?
In the United Kingdom, please drive on the left side of the road.
Country driving laws
- Mobile phones may only be used with a headset or hands-free device
- Use the outside lane to overtake on motorways and dual carriageways
- There is a congestion charge payable when driving in London
- Zebra crossings (black and white stripes on the road) give pedestrians right of way to cross the road
All speed signs will be in mph.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
- Urban areas: 30 mph (48 km/h)
- Rural areas: 60 mph (96 km/h)
- Motorways: 70 mph (112 km/h)
Unless indicated by road signs.
Child safety / Seatbelt laws
- It is compulsory for the driver and all passengers to wear a seatbelt
- Children aged under 12 or less than 135cm tall must be seated in an appropriate child restraint for their size
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.
This road rules information is for provided for general guidance only. We endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but any reliance you place on this information is at your own risk.