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Car Hire at Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh AirportIf you need to rent a car or van at Edinburgh Airport Clarkson of Scotland can provide excellent value for money and a personal customer service which is the envy of the big name rental companies.

Meet and Greet Service

Depending on your arrival details our uniformed meet and greet officer will meet you in the relevant arrivals areas (international or domestic) and will be holding a name board containing your group or individual name. He will then complete the necessary paperwork quickly and efficiently with the minimum of fuss.

Collecting your car

Your vehicle will be sitting outside the terminal and we shall assist with all baggage where possible. We will carry out a pre-rental inspection with you, noting any damage to the vehicle inside or out. As with all rentals please be sure to carry out a thorough inspection at this point with our officer. You will now be asked to sign agreeing the vehicle condition before setting off.

We will give you a quick guide to the operation of the car and its controls. If you have any queries about the car, driving, destinations or any other matter we will be delighted to help you.

Vehicle return details

Please call us on 0141 771 3990 prior to your rental termination (either the day before or on the final day – phone lines open 7.45am–8pm) to be advised of key drop procedures.

After having advised us of your termination please park the car in the Long stay Eastfield Road Car Park known as Scot Park at Edinburgh Airport. Once the vehicle is parked safely please hand-in  keys & ticket into ScotPark office where they will then arrange for the shuttle bus to take you & your luggage directly to the Airport Departures Terminal

We would ask that you please ensure that the car is not left in any other car park –SCOT CAR PARK ONLY!!

Other important matters

  • We monitor all flight arrivals. However, if you miss your plane or your trip is cancelled please do let us know immediately – this will allow us to be more efficient to others later in the day – a surcharge will be levied for ‘no shows’ or aborted rentals.
  • Tips or gratuities are at your own discretion if you feel our service has earned this extra payment.
  • Please advise us in advance should you have an excessive amount of baggage.
  • If you have trouble meeting at the airport please call us free of charge from any payphone on
    0500 932 906 immediately from the terminal.

About Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport is Scotland’s fastest growing airport, handling upwards of 7.5 million passengers per year. Despite this huge volume of people it is still very controlled and organised with a simple layout comprising of check-in desk running along the full length of the concourse with international arrivals on the left and domestic arrivals on the far right.

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Questions About Edinburgh Airport?

Contact us for more information:

Locations: Glasgow Airport / Edinburgh Airport / Glasgow city centre / Glasgow east/west / Lanarkshire


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Requirements for vehicle hire

Clarkson Vehicle Hire are proud to now offer a 15% Armed Forces discount on all vehicle hires*. Please call 0141 771 3990 for more details.
*Proof of eligibility and Photo ID required when collecting the vehicle.
*Valid for current serving Armed Forces personnel only

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