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When is it cheapest to hire a car in Edinburgh?

All
£8 - £39
Family size
£50 - £82
Economy
£8 - £22

The cheapest time to hire a car in Edinburgh is in November. The price is 50% lower than the rest of the year at just GBP 10 per day. The most expensive month is December. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider hiring an economy car in November. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in November. The price of a car hire in Edinburgh can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Edinburgh car hire deals found on momondo

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SUV
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Luxury
Convertible

Small cars are typically categorised as economy cars, compact cars and intermediate cars. You can expect to pay £37/day to hire a small car in Edinburgh. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Class Mini car
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
£8/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
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£8/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£8/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
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£8/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£9/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
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£9/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Class Mini car
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers
2-3-door vehicles
£9/day
15 May - 24 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
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£9/day
15 May - 24 May
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Hyundai Accent
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£10/day
15 May - 24 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
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£10/day
15 May - 24 May
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Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£10/day
15 May - 24 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
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£10/day
15 May - 24 May
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Medium-sized cars, like mid-size saloons, are a step up in size from economy cars and can typically fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a mid-size car hire in Edinburgh is £58/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£12/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
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£12/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£14/day
15 May - 24 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
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£14/day
15 May - 24 May
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£18/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Scotpark Newbridge
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£18/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Hyundai Santa Fe
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£20/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£20/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£25/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
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£25/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£27/day
15 May - 24 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
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£27/day
15 May - 24 May
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Larger cars, like full-size saloons, can fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price to hire a full-size car in Edinburgh is £88/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

BMW 5 Series
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£31/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
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£31/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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BMW 5 Series
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£37/day
15 May - 24 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
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£37/day
15 May - 24 May
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Audi A4
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£42/day
15 May - 24 May
Edinburgh
Reception Bldg
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£42/day
15 May - 24 May
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Audi A4
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£43/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
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£43/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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BMW 5 Series
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£46/day
15 May - 24 May
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
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£46/day
15 May - 24 May
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Audi A4
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£50/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
26 Dunedin Street
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£50/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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SUVs are larger vehicles that are best used for families and in destinations with terrain like snow and dirt. The average cost of hiring an SUV in Edinburgh is £52/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Kia Sportage
or similar SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£16/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£16/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Kia Sportage
or similar SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£18/day
15 May - 24 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Waverley Station, 26 Greenside Row, Q-Park
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£18/day
15 May - 24 May
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Kia Sportage
or similar SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£21/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Scotpark Newbridge
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£21/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Kia Sportage
or similar SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£28/day
15 May - 24 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Scotpark Newbridge
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£28/day
15 May - 24 May
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Ford Escape
or similar SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£61/day
11 Apr - 12 Apr
Edinburgh
Waverley Station
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£61/day
11 Apr - 12 Apr
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BMW X3
or similar SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£71/day
11 Apr - 12 Apr
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Scotpark Newbridge
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£71/day
11 Apr - 12 Apr
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People carriers, or people movers, are great for families and large groups. People carriers can usually hold 6 or more people comfortably. The average price of hiring a people carrier in Edinburgh is £91/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Toyota Corolla
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£29/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
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£29/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Toyota Corolla
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£29/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
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£29/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Mercedes-Benz V-Class
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£30/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
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£30/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Citroen Berlingo
or similar Van
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
£31/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Scotpark Newbridge
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£31/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Class Full-size van
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£31/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
C/O Secure Airparks, 100 Ingliston Road
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£31/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Class Full-size van
or similar Van
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
£32/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh Central
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£32/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Luxury vehicles are typically cars that cost more because of the extra features they include. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£43/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Reception Bldg
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£43/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Chrysler 300
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£44/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Edinburgh City Wide
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£44/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£55/day
15 May - 24 May
Edinburgh
12 Annandale Street
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£55/day
15 May - 24 May
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£111/day
11 Apr - 12 Apr
Edinburgh
Waverley Station
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£111/day
11 Apr - 12 Apr
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Audi A4
or similar Luxury
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
£136/day
11 Apr - 12 Apr
Edinburgh
Car Rental Centre
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£136/day
11 Apr - 12 Apr
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Convertibles are cars that have a folding or detachable roof. These cars are great in warmer climates and typically cost a bit more to hire than most cars. The average cost to hire a convertible in Edinburgh is £118/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Fiat 500C
or similar Convertible
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
£61/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Greenside Row
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£61/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£66/day
28 Apr - 5 May
Edinburgh
Car Rental Centre
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£66/day
28 Apr - 5 May
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Fiat Panda
or similar Convertible
Up to 2 passengers
Fits 1 bag
2/4-door vehicles
£82/day
15 May - 24 May
Edinburgh
Greenside Row
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£82/day
15 May - 24 May
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£410/day
11 Apr - 12 Apr
Edinburgh
Reception Bldg
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£410/day
11 Apr - 12 Apr
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Ford Mustang
or similar Convertible
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
£545/day
11 Apr - 12 Apr
Edinburgh
Greenside Row
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£545/day
11 Apr - 12 Apr
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Top car hire suppliers in Edinburgh

Need advice on where to hire a car? These are the top providers
sixtrentacar Cheapest Sixt Sixt gives you the cheapest deals in 4 locations around the city
enterprise Most popular Enterprise Enterprise gives you the cheapest deals in 6 locations around the city
sunnycars Most locations Sunnycars Sunnycars gives you high quality and luxurious models in one of their 10 locations

Find popular attractions close to your car's pick-up location

Edinburgh Airport
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Dalmeny House 2.9 mi
Lauriston Castle 3.9 mi
Edinburgh Zoo 4.0 mi
Murrayfield Stadium 5.2 mi
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 5.6 mi
Glasgow Intl Airport
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Dalmeny House 43 mi
Lauriston Castle 45 mi
Edinburgh Zoo 45 mi
Murrayfield Stadium 46 mi
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 47 mi
Newcastle upon Tyne Airport
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Nearby attractions:
Scottish Mining Museum 78 mi
Longniddry Bents 80 mi
Pentland Hills Regional Park 83 mi
Midlothian Snowsports Centre 84 mi
Royal Observatory 85 mi

Edinburgh Car Hire Directory

All major car hire suppliers in Edinburgh

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Enterprise

Agency score: Excellent 8.5

Score based on 12,861 reviews

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National

Agency score: Excellent 8.2

Score based on 4,033 reviews

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Avis

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 2,250 reviews

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Sixt

Agency score: Good 7.5

Score based on 1,092 reviews

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Budget

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 4,239 reviews

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Dollar

Agency score: Good 7.3

Score based on 6,365 reviews

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Firefly

Agency score: Good 6.9

Score based on 1,250 reviews

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Europcar

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 358 reviews

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Distance to popular hotels from Edinburgh Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from Edinburgh's car hire counter

Holiday Inn Edinburgh

132 Corstorphine Road
4.1 mi from airport

Intercontinental Edinburgh The George

19-21 George Street
6.8 mi from airport

Leonardo Royal Hotel Edinburgh Haymarket

1 Morrison Link
6.1 mi from airport

ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile

77 South Bridge
7.2 mi from airport

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Princes Street
6.4 mi from airport

Novotel Edinburgh Park

15 Lochside Avenue
2.9 mi from airport

The Balmoral Hotel

1 Princes Street
7.1 mi from airport

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

1 Festival Square
6.4 mi from airport

Kimpton Charlotte Square

38 Charlotte Square
6.4 mi from airport

Edinburgh Marriott Hotel

111 Glasgow Road
2.4 mi from airport

Ibis Budget Hotel Edinburgh Park

6 Lochside View
2.2 mi from airport

Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile

231 Canongate
7.4 mi from airport

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

Kirknewton
3.2 mi from airport

Haymarket Hub Hotel

7 Clifton Terrace
6.0 mi from airport

Safestay Edinburgh Royal Mile

50 Blackfriars Street
7.2 mi from airport

DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh Airport

100 Eastfield Road
0.6 mi from airport

Britannia Hotel Edinburgh

69 Belford Road
5.8 mi from airport

Novotel Edinburgh Centre

80 Lauriston Place
6.7 mi from airport

Car Hire in Edinburgh

4,896 people have been looking for a car to hire in Edinburgh in March.

How much will it cost to hire a car in Edinburgh in April?

Our data shows that for weekend car hire deals during April in Edinburgh, you can expect to pay around £31. A particularly good deal might be around £11, which is the lowest quote for Edinburgh we've seen so far. Deals are a little different for a week-long hire - starting at around £8, with an average price of £27.

Can you hire a car at Edinburgh airport?

At Edinburgh, the average price of a car in April is £37.

Where is it easiest to hire a car in Edinburgh?

37% of the best car hire deals in Edinburgh for next month came from GREEN MOTION ; however, Easirent and Alamo are often competitive depending on what you're looking for.

Can you hire an automatic car in Edinburgh?

In Edinburgh, 15% of users select automatic vehicles. A good deal for an automatic car hire in Edinburgh during April starts at £8.

What is the speed limit in Edinburgh?

If you are hiring a car, motorcycle or van in Edinburgh, be aware that the current speed limit on motorways is 70 mph. For single carriageways the limit drops to 60 mph. For urban areas such as towns and cities, the limit is usually 29 mph.

What is the drink drive limit in Edinburgh?

It is strongly recommended that you avoid alcohol before driving a vehicle. In Edinburgh the safe and legal limit for drink-driving is 0.1% BAC.

What side of the road does Edinburgh drive on?

The left side of the road is used to drive on in Edinburgh.


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