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While there are no rentals available right at the terminal at Edinburgh Airport, most rental centers are just a short drive away.
Many rental companies offer a complimentary shuttle along with your camper rental. There is also the option of a paid shuttle or public transportation.
The VW California camper is a favorite for campervan vacations and is offered for rent by several UK brands. Use our search tool to check availability and prices across multiple companies.
In general, vintage VW campervans are not offered by the major motorhome rental companies. However, they may be available from specialized rental companies.
Generally, no. Land in the UK is usually privately owned, and it is not possible to wild camp without obtaining prior approval. Doing so without approval is a breach of the law.
As wild camping (free camping) laws can vary in the UK, it pays to check in advance to find out the rules and regulations for the area you’re planning on traveling to. In England and Wales, it is illegal without prior approval, but in Scotland, for example, the laws can be much more relaxed.
Campsites are widely available in the UK, however, and are quite affordable, starting at around £12 per night. Many national parks also allow you to camp overnight. Details can be found here: https://www.nationalparks.uk/visiting/outdoor-activities/camping.
Check with the local government or a visitor information center if you are unsure of the regulations in a specific area.
All drivers must have a current and full driver’s license to rent a vehicle. If your license is from the UK it must entitle you to drive a category B vehicle up to 3500kg. If you have demerit points on your license or any convictions, extra fees or restrictions may apply.
Foreign licenses are acceptable if they are in English or accompanied by an accredited English translation, otherwise, an International Driving Permit is required.
Yes, a large number of rental companies allow for one-way rentals. Our comparison tool will automatically factor in any additional fees and show you which vehicles are available on your preferred route.
Yes, some rental companies in the UK are pet friendly. These include McRent, Camper Rental UK, Just Go, Apollo, Bunk Campers, Rent Easy, Easy Campervan Hire, and Rockin Vans.
Spaceships and AUK Motorhome Hire do not allow pets in their vehicles.
With all these companies, approval must be obtained prior to your rental. A service fee will also be charged.
It is your responsibility to ensure the cleanliness of the vehicle and you will be liable for any damages caused as a result of bringing a pet on board.
The renter is also responsible for the safe transport of any domestic animals according to local regulations as well as for compliance with any entry restrictions and vaccinations.
Note: policies vary from supplier to supplier. Always check the T&Cs for your rental.
Bunk Campers is an Ireland-based rental company that also has rental centers in England and Scotland. The company was established in 2007. It has nine vehicle types to choose from, from smaller vans up to larger motorhomes. Bunk guarantees that its vehicles will be no more than 2 years old.
A luxury campervan rental brand, Easi Campers is based in Scotland and has rental centers throughout the UK. Easi Campers has a variety of newer vehicles available, including a VW campervan. All their larger motorhomes come equipped with a kitchen, shower, and toilet.
Just Go is a large London-based motorhome company with over 15 years’ experience. The company has locations throughout Europe as well as internationally. Just Go has 13 vehicles to choose from, with vehicles to suit couples up to larger families.
One of the largest rental companies in Europe, McRent has luxury vehicles to suit groups of all sizes. McRent guarantees that its vehicles are no more than 2 years old and has rental centers in 95 locations throughout Europe and internationally.
This is a well-known budget campervan rental brand offering a sleepervan camper. Spaceships are popular with backpackers and smaller groups (2–4) looking to travel on a budget. Spaceships also rents to drivers under 21.
Explore Scotland on a luxury motorhome road trip starting in Edinburgh or Glasgow. Discover the West Coast, North Coast, Inverness and the historic Scottish Highlands.
Overlooking the city of Edinburgh, 443 metres above sea level stands Edinburgh Castle. Once home to famous rulers, the castle is now a popular tourist attraction with many of the rooms open to explore.
Clyde Arc is a curved cable bridge that spans the Clyde River in Glasgow. The bridge is famous for its arched design and is known as Squinty Bridge to the locals.
The Isle of Skye is an island located off the coast of northwest Scotland. Skye is famous for its castles and rugged rocky landscapes.
Constructed in the 15th century, Kilchurn Castle is open to the public in summer for visitors. It has been unoccupied since 1770 and is now a ruined structure popular with tourists.
A cast-iron fountain located in West Princess Street Gardens. Ross fountain was built in 1872 and is a popular place to relax and take in the scenic garden surroundings.