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Cheap 7 Seater Car Hire Scotland

Last reviewed June 2023 by MPV editorial team

We offer a 7 Seater Car Hire comparative service in all the major towns of Scotland including the 6 cities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Inverness, Dundee and Stirling. Enter your booking dates into the form above to compare the prices of car hire in Scotland with all the major and local van rental companies. 

Where to Rent A 7 Seater Car In Scotland 

A good range of 7 and 9 seater passenger vans are available for hire at all the major air hubs in Scotland, listed below. Most suppliers will also have car rental outlets at the main train stations, example Edinburgh Waverley train station

How to avoid extra charges on 7 Seater Car In Scotland 

Don't Get Charged for local Refuelling

All the supplier we work with offer a fair fuel policy. This means that you can return the car with the same amount of fuel to avoid refuelling charges. It is best to avoid refuelling charges as the rental company  will also charge a service fee on top of the inflated fuel price, making it more expensive 

Free Miles

If you are going to drive a lot, choose a supplier that offers unlimited miles. Most suppliers within Scotland do offer free miles. See result pages for full details. However, Drivalia only offer 700 free miles per rental, the upside is that they are cheaper than the unlimited suppliers. So if you are will be travelling less the 700 miles then the cheapest option would be Drivalia. Once you go over the limit, charges can become excessive. 

Return Rental vehicle On Time

Most rental companies will give you a grace period of 59 minutes, if you return after grace expect to pay for one additional day's rental. So if return time is 14:00, and you return at 15:00 they will charge an extra day. To avoid, make sure that you give your self ample time to return on time.  The grace period is an unwritten rule, best not to test and aim to return early.

Weekly Rental 

If you need to rent a car for 6 days only, you may be surprised to find out that in most cases it is actually cheaper to rent it for 7 days. This is a quirk of the pricing system. Simply return early and if asked say your plans have changed.  Make sure depot is open on your early return date, or they have a key return policy.

Prepay for Excess Rental Cover

All car rental companies impose an excess on the insurance that they provide, unfortunately for us the consumer the amount especially for the SUV and people carrier range the amount is substantial. If this is your first time renting a car in Scotland, it may come as a shock. The whole idea is that you will feel pressured into locally paying an extra daily amount to lower or waive the excess.

security deposit-scotland

If you are savvy, you will have already taken out excess insurance, and you can politely refuse the offer of the daily local excess offered by the sales person. Doing so will be much cheaper than paying locally, plus the cover we offer is more comprehensive.

We offer this excess cover at the checkout stage. The cover we offer includes cover for damage to underside, tires and glass. These items would be excluded if you take out the local excess cover offered by the car rental company in Scotland.

Full cover-for local excess

7 Seater Car Hire, Scotland Examples

Drivilia, National, Alamo, Enterprise all provide an excellent choice of people carriers, and with unlimited miles. The so-called passenger van rental category in Scotland is in high demand and the suppliers have stepped up offering an impressive range of 5 +2, full size 7 seaters and large minivans that can seat 9 in luxury. 

ImageCar Make/ModelDoors
Ford Galaxy full size seven seaterMinivan Ford Galaxy full size seven seater5 Doors7
Seat Alhambra 7 seatsDacia Seat Alhambra 7 seats5 Doors5+2
Volkswagen TouranMinivan Volkswagen Touran5 Doors7
Mercedes Benz Vito 9 seater Minivan Mercedes Benz Vito 9 seater5 Doors9 Seats
Ford Tourneo CustomMinivan Ford Tourneo Custom5 Doors9 Seats

9 Seater passenger Van Rental Scotland

For larger group travel visiting Scotland, the car rental companies are able to offer spacious 9 seater minivans such as the Mercedes Benz Vito Traveliner and the Ford Tourneo Custom. These passenger vans can seat 9 passengers including the driver and have space for 4 pieces of luggage.

7 Seater Car Hire, Scotland - Book Early

Easirent is one of the top providers of people carrier rentals within Scotland. If visiting Scotland in the summer months or during school breaks, book early for best choice and best prices.

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9 Seater Car Hire, Scotland - Book Today!

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Scotland, the north of the British Isles, has a modern roadway system, with all major towns connect by both road and rail. Signs are mostly in English, but in the highlands the signs will be in Scottish and English. Scotland has three official language, Scottish Gaelic, and Scotts. 

The busiest motorway, the M8 connects the country‚Äôs two largest cities, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The motorway is 60 miles long, with parts prone to traffic jams, notably the Central Glasgow section.

7 seater car rental Scotland

Scotland Waste and Recycling Guide

Both recycle for Scotland and zero waste Scotland both deserve a mention on any article related to recycling in Scotland, please take time to visit both sites and learn how you can help reduce waste and give back to the environment.

Furniture Reuse

Before dumping any item of furniture including sofas, beds, wooden furniture, washing machines, fridges, kitchenware and soft furnishings ask your self can it be recycled, if the item is in fair condition it most likely can be refurbished and resold or donated to charity. Scotland has over 60 furniture reuse centres which will be happy to assist and advise, some will also arrange for free collection for further details please visit the Furniture Reuse centre

Reusing furniture reduces waste sent to landfill sites which is good for the environment, plus it saves virgin items being used to make new items.

Transport Hubs in Scotland

Airports

Scotland is serviced by 5 regional airports.

Edinburgh Airport
United Kingdom
EH12 9DN
Tel: 0844 481 8989

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7 Seater Car Hire Scotland with Free Miles 

By getting multiple quotes for 7 seater Scotland car hire puts you are on the path of finding the best deal. We can provide quotes for 9 seater car hire and 11 seater minibus rental. These deals are available from all the key locations in Scotland.

7 Seater Car Hire Scotland Depots

The main hub for 7 and 9 seater is Edinburg. Demand for 7 seater car hire Edinburgh is high in the summer months, but they also offer larger 9 seater self drive minivan rentals. Which ever you decide on, please book early.  

Van Rental Suppliers

  • Sixt MPV Rentals
  • Green Motion
  • AVIS luxury car hire
  • Alamo
  • Easirent
  • Enterprise van rentals
  • Keddy