Car Hire at Prestwick Airport

Why hire a car?

Our professional and reliable service means you do not need to spend lots of money on taxis or public transport. Simply follow the covered walkway from International and Domestic arrivals and begin your onward journey.

Car Hire Insurance

Find out more about Insurance for your hire car

Policies come with a multilingual international emergency assistance by simply texting “HELP”. We highly recommend that your take a look at the professional and affordable service provided by Insurance4carhire. Buy now, with the option to start the cover up to 364 days later.

Car Hire Centre

Using the form on the left, fill in your trip dates and details, and Car Hire Centre will help you find a great deal. With data provided by Rental Cars, there will be a car and a price for you!

Map of Prestwick Airport Car Hire Locations

Car rental desks can be found in arrivals area of the main terminal, located via a covered walkway.

Important information you need before you rent a car

You'll need your drivers licence, ID and a credit card when you purchase car hire at Edinburgh Airport

Airport Surcharge will usually be part of the cost  when you hire a car

If you're under 25, you'll be charged a Young Drivers Surcharge when purchasing car hire at Edinburgh Airport

Top tips:

  • Book early: The further in advance you book, the better deal you’ll get! Make sure to use the Car Hire Centre widget above to run your quote now.
  • Check: Upon receiving your vehicle, check it for any damage. Make sure to take pictures and highlight any the pre-existing damage (if it isn’t already) to rental staff before taking the car away, to avoid being charged for it later on.
  • Know your vehicle: Be sure to familiarise yourself with the car before you leave the lot, especially if you’ll be driving on the opposite side of the car than your used to!
  • Use a Sat-Nav: Especially if you’re unfamiliar with the area.

Prestwick Airport Car Hire Providers

Car hire providers will have child seats and sat navs available upon hiring, as well as providing hand controls for disabled passengers. On top of this, they all also have a useful app so you can keep on top of your booking at all times.

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Avis at Prestwick

Mo-Fri 08:30-18:00, Sat 8:00-17:00, Closed on Sundays

On Airport

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The website and app are really easy to use, book your car hire with the UK’s leading Car Hire providers, Avis.


Minimum Age

23; Drivers 25 years old and younger will be charged an additional Young Drivers Surcharge of £37.70 per day.

Additional Driver

Additional drivers can be added from £12.99 per rental day, depending on vehicle type

Disabled Drivers

Avis can provide you with an adapted car. However make sure to give 48hrs notice. Please call their reservations team on 0344 544 6025 to book

Budget at Edinburgh

9:00am-17:00pm Monday-Friday

On Airport

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Regardless of your vehicle needs, Budget Rent a Car will have something to suit your needs.


Minimum Age

23; A young Drivers Surcharge of £32.50 is applied to those under 25

Additional Driver

Comes at an additional cost of £8.99 per day, depending on vehicle type

Disabled Drivers

Hand controls can be fitted to the car. Call the team on 0344 544 4605 to arrange.