FAQs

This page lists answers to frequently asked questions about Discount Car Hire. If you do not find what you're looking for here either call us on 0844 800 7922 (outside uk call 0044 1294 277 550) or fill in an enquiry form on the contact page.

WHO ARE DISCOUNT CAR HIRE?

Discount Car Hire is a Scottish owned, family run business who have had their roots in the vehicle hire business for over 20 years. Read on...

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

All rates quoted include VAT (tax), comprehensive insurance and unlimited mileage.

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?

There is an option to purchase zero risk insurance which reduces your excess / liabilty to zero. Rates are from £5 per day.

Fuel - vehicles are supplied on a low to low basis, i.e. you leave it the same way as you picked it up

Delivery / collection - we offer FREE local delivery and collection. However, please note there may be a additional charge for evening arrivals between 6pm and midnight. This ranges from £15 - £25 and will be confirmed when we confirm your booking by email or phone. We will quote you in advance if you require delivery or collection anywhere else.

WHO CAN DRIVE? / LICENCE DETAILS

You must produce a full, valid driving license which you have held for one year at the time or rental. Overseas visitors must produce a license which is valid in their own country and, where appropriate, an international driving permint. Certain endorsements are accepted at the company's discretion.

WHAT AGE ARE THE VEHICLES?

Typically, our rental fleet ranges from 9-24 months old. All vehicles are fully serviced and checked before every hire.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I HAVE A BREAKDOWN OR ACCIDENT?

All vehicles have RAC 24 hour cover. In the unlikely event of an accident or breakdown, please contact ourselves on 07792 074 853 or the RAC directly on 0800 616 300, quoting the registration number of the rental vehicle.

the difference with discount car hire scotland
  • NO deposit required to book
  • NO cancellation charge
  • Personal meet & greet
    (NO queues, courtesy buses or off-site returns)
  • HALF PRICE zero risk insurance (from £5/day)
  • Baby/booster seats & additional drivers only £10 per hire
  • DEAL DIRECT not through office based brokers
  • Genuine, reliable, family owned service
  • Cash payments accepted