Car rental at Inverness Airport

Car rental at Inverness Airport

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Inverness, United Kingdom - Inverness
Oct 4 — Oct 11
Same drop-off
Inverness, United Kingdom - Inverness
Tue 10/4
Noon
Tue 10/11
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Cheap car rentals in Inverness Airport

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Inverness Airport car rental reviews and directory

Rated #1
Alamo
Best rated
10 Excellent (1 review)
1 location in Inverness Airport
Alamo
Locations in Inverness Airport
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
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10.0 ExcellentJun 10 2018
Easy pick-up and drop-offWe were picked up at the airport (you have to call them and they will be there within minutes). The collection process was really quick and easy. The staff was excellent and showed us quickly the specifics of the car (which by the way was upgraded). We were offer onsite to reduce the Excess to 0 or to £100, we chose the latter which was ~£50 extra for the 3 days we rented the vehicle. The drop-off process was very easy and quick too! we got another ride to the airport from there. FYI, they took £300 deposit from the credit card which will be refunded after you return your car and they check everything is OK.All was good!
Rated #2
Europcar
7.9 Good (6 reviews)
1 location in Inverness Airport
Europcar
Locations in Inverness Airport
  • 10
  • 9.3
  • 7.9
  • 6.9
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentApr 24 2022
The car was great, 48MPG, 6 speed, peppy and comfortable. We put on nearly 900 miles. Pickup was slow, the guy was chatty, very nice, but he had to schmooze with everyone and we were last in the queue. Minor problem, everything else was perfect.
10.0 ExcellentSep 19 2021
The desk agents were all super nice and helpful!
1.9 HorribleSep 2 2021
Europcar made us purchase CDW insurance at the desk even though this was provided through our credit card. This almost doubled the cost of our rental but there was nothing we could do about it because we had pre paid the rental cost. Bait and switch and an almost $1000 extra expense.
10.0 ExcellentMay 7 2019
Pick up and drop off were super easy and convenient. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and the whole process was smooth, quick and easy.More information about required insurance, etc. in other countries that we weren't aware of would have been helpful.
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Rated #3
Avis
7.6 Good (6 reviews)
1 location in Inverness Airport
Avis
Locations in Inverness Airport
  • 8.3
  • 7.3
  • 7
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  • 6.3
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentSep 6 2022
Car collection counter is right within the terminal and car collection is right outside the terminal. That made both collection and drop off very convenient.
9.2 ExcellentJul 21 2019
Pickup was easy and convenient.My flight cancelled 10 hours prior to dept. I had to drop the car off at a new airport. I had one hell of a time figuring out how to get a hold of Avis to do this as the internet option told me I had to call someone. It took 30+ minutes to get a note in my res. Not even sure it was done right.
4.4 OkayJun 2 2019
I liked that I could get a vehicle. I didn’t like the fact that I was offered nothing similar to the vehicle I had reserved at the price, or a price even remotely close to what I had booked. I felt pressured because I needed a car, in a different country so I pretty much had to take what was offeredWhat could have been better was if what I had booked online was available at the price I had booked it for.
10.0 ExcellentJul 9 2017
Brilliant serviceVery clean and friendly service.No problem booking when my car broke down.
2.0 MediocreFeb 19 2017
Car is in poor condition , kept stalling ( even not in eco mode )
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Rated #4
Enterprise
7.6 Good (2 reviews)
1 location in Inverness Airport
Enterprise
Locations in Inverness Airport
  • 10
  • 6
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  • 10
  • 6
Recent reviews
5.2 OkayAug 20 2019
I reserved a certain kind of car online and they did not have it, so the only alternative was a car which was another 250.00. No explanation...they just said "here" if you want it.
10.0 ExcellentNov 18 2017
Superb customer service from start to finish
Rated #5
Sixt
7.5 Good (10 reviews)
1 location in Inverness Airport
Sixt
Locations in Inverness Airport
  • 9.6
  • 9
  • 7.6
  • 7.2
  • 6.9
Recent reviews
8.0 ExcellentSep 15 2022
Excellent experience. The only problem was changing my pickup and dropoff Times, because I prepaid through KAYAK. I suspect at a larger airport, with more cars this would have been easier. The staff tried hard to make my change possible.
2.0 MediocreAug 22 2022
Besides being expensive, we told them what time we were dropping the car back off and they never mentioned they’d be closed so we had no shuttle to the airport and we had to walk with all of our baggage from Sixt to the airport on dark unlit streets in a foreign country. Very dissatisfied. They also did not have the car they repeatedly told us they’d have. We reserved a small SUV and they offered us a sedan or a slightly larger SUV. Of course there was an up charge for the suv so we got stuck in a sedan for the trip.
2.0 MediocreJul 25 2022
Great car, Horrible prolonged check-in
10.0 ExcellentJul 19 2022
Sixt rental in Inverness airport looked after us very well. The shuttle picked us up at the terminal building, the driver was extremely friendly as were the office staff. The car was good looking, clean and pleasure to drive. They offered me an automatic transmission which I appreciated. Drop-off was straightforward with a key dropbox in the terminal building. Returning the car with a full tank of fuel was tricky as the nearest gas station was some distance away.
8.0 ExcellentJun 29 2022
My billing !! I needed it asap Took eight days !!!
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Rated #6
Hertz
7.5 Good (21 reviews)
2 locations in Inverness Airport
Hertz
Locations in Inverness Airport
  • 8.5
  • 8.2
  • 7.6
  • 6.4
  • 7.1
Recent reviews
9.2 ExcellentApr 26 2019
Good value
6.0 GoodSep 13 2018
Extra fees at the time of pick up. Felt really shady
6.0 GoodAug 31 2018
signage
4.4 OkayAug 8 2018
Don’t be late or you’ll be sorry!!We were over the 2 hour pickup window due to a rail delay. Hertz gave away our car (an automatic that I paid $200 extra for in Scotland). Only car left was a stick shift...fine I’ll drive a stick!! But no reduction of price !!!
8.4 ExcellentApr 8 2018
Overall very good experienceCar upgrade due to Easter. Staff was very friendly. Car was in excellent condition.Had to wait for about 30 mins at the airport for the pick-up of the car.
8.8 ExcellentApr 7 2018
The car was excellent!The car was excellent!I was waiting for a car in car parking by railway station. There was no information while booking what exact place on railway station should I wait a car
5.2 OkayAug 10 2017
Very rude and unfriendlyQuick
2.0 MediocreJul 7 2017
I got screwedLater pick up than expected so car I reserved was let go and I was charged double for a different car. They blamed Kayak. Either Kayak or Hertz should pay me a refund
9.2 ExcellentJun 5 2017
The car was in great condition, and easy to drive. Friendly staff and good price.I had requested a small car, and made my reservation weeks in advance, but none was available so I had to go for the next size up. Not a huge deal, but I would have preferred a smaller car. I also got bad advice on the gas deal.
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Rated #7
Budget
7.1 Good (16 reviews)
1 location in Inverness Airport
Budget
Locations in Inverness Airport
  • 8.3
  • 7.6
  • 6.6
  • 6.7
  • 6.2
Recent reviews
7.2 GoodAug 20 2019
Drop off was very efficient.There was a 2 fold difference between the amount on the final receipt and the initial estimate. As there are no petrol stations near Edinburgh airport, I had to hand in the car without filling the tank myself and was charged £100 for the fuel ! Give information about nearest petrol station.
7.2 GoodMay 14 2019
The attendants at the rental desk were helpful and friendly.The car I thought I had reserved was not available, and the only car available that would fit our luggage was in another category at more than twice the price.
2.0 MediocreNov 23 2018
Pay attention to your charges and Insurance detailsNoneService was poor and filled with sneaky additional charges with little explanation. After paying for full insurance and having a defective front tire to start, they refused to reemburse for the replacement we had to fix during our trip out of pocket. Completely Irrational explanations as to why, $390.00 USD for a 4 day rental is an absurd scam. From the original quoted price of $89 +$150 for full insurance total. Upgrades were given and put on bill and told at desk no additional cost (nav, car upgrade) based on inventory availability after booking in advance, then charged to the final bill. Steer clear of Avis/Budget.
5.6 OkayMar 25 2018
Misrepresentation of CostsCost you quoted me was no where what i was charged in Inverness at pickup, plus outrageous costs for additional drivers AND big difference n what you quoted me for insurance and what they charged me.
8.8 ExcellentJul 28 2017
Good value and friendlyThe car was clean and the staff were friendly for the most part.
4.4 OkayOct 25 2016
Unhelpful in a pinchThe car was clean and functionalThe pick up process was slow and confusing. We got a flat tire and there was no spare, no patch kit, and Budget was extremely unhelpful throughout the entire process. Ended up having to pay for a tow truck, and a new tire out of my pocket and then upon returning the vehicle, there was no one that was willing to talk to me about the whole experience and just told me to call the customer service line, which is even worse to deal with, and it was just a terrible rental experience all around. The issue with the tire is still unresolved, and I am spending hours trying to get reimbursed, but to no avail. Worst rental experience I have ever had.
2.0 MediocreSep 8 2016
Wrong information providedEverything from booking to return was super goodThe amount mentioned in Kayak was in USD but Budget charged in GBP. The website and the email that I received clearly mentioned that I will be charged in USD . Now after return I paid in GBP which costed me more than the initial amount plus the foreign transaction fee for my credit card.
6.4 GoodDec 17 2015
I am unimpressed with Car Trawler as a third party provider. Very inflexible and very hard to deal with.
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Rated #8
Arnold Clark
2 Mediocre (1 review)
1 location in Inverness Airport
Arnold Clark
Locations in Inverness Airport
  • 2
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2.0 MediocreJan 7 2018
Cancelled last minuteAvoid this companyTime wasters
Dollar
1 location in Inverness Airport
Dollar
Locations in Inverness Airport
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Easirent
1 location in Inverness Airport
Easirent
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Firefly
1 location in Inverness Airport
Firefly
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FLIZZR
1 location in Inverness Airport
FLIZZR
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INTERRENT
1 location in Inverness Airport
INTERRENT
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keddy by Europcar
1 location in Inverness Airport
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Inverness Airport
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National
1 location in Inverness Airport
National
Locations in Inverness Airport
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Sunnycars
1 location in Inverness Airport
Sunnycars
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Thrifty
1 location in Inverness Airport
Thrifty
Locations in Inverness Airport
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63 travelers who rented a car in Inverness Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.4

Car rental locations at Inverness Airport

Good to know

Most popular agency

Sixt

Average price

$54/day

Good deal

$42/day

Top tips for renting a car at Inverness Airport

  • Finding car hire at Inverness Airport is remarkably simple; once you’ve come through the Arrivals Terminal you can find the various rental company desks located in the terminal building, while the car collection areas are only just across the road. Some car hire companies are located away from the airport, and as there are only a few companies at the airport itself, we recommend booking your vehicle online prior to your departure to avoid any potential delays caused by waiting in line. Booking through KAYAK will allow you to identify the deals with collection of vehicles at the terminal or if a shuttle is required.
  • Inverness Airport car hire is the perfect way to explore the Scottish Highlands. Like its airport, Inverness city is very small and thus easy to get around on foot and by bicycle. However, though the city is historic and the capital of the Highlands region, the surrounding areas are the real sights to be seen. Renting a car to get around and experience the natural beauty of this area is a better option to take when comparing it to public transport, especially as bus services in these areas are infrequent and difficult to rely on.
  • Once you’ve been able to collect your vehicle, the journey into Inverness city centre isn’t very complicated. The B9309 road leads onto the A96 into the city, and is only around nine miles away, and takes about 15min to drive. So, if you’re staying in the city, the short drive away from the airport is a bonus. From the airport, via the A96, A9 and A82, you can also reach Loch Ness, one of the most famous lakes in the world. It’s only about a 35min drive away, so you could even start your sightseeing tour immediately after your arrival. The stunning Cairngorms National Park is also only a 45min drive south on the A96 and A9 from the airport.
  • If you want to arrange car hire at Inverness Airport, make sure you are aware of the car hire company’s office hours. This is important for collection and drop-off purposes, as each company has a different policy when it comes to the time you collect and return your vehicle. If you need to collect or return the car outside of normal office hours, we recommend notifying the car hire company in advance to avoid any unexpected additional charges.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars at Inverness Airport for $41 or less
  • Book your rental car at Inverness Airport at least 2 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price

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