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Car rental Glasgow International Airport

Glasgow is popular for many sports. So if you like sports, your next vacation should be in Glasgow. Don’t forget to rent a car on your vacation. Find the best deals on rental cars at Holiday Cars. We help you find the best car rentals at Glasgow International Airport. You just need to pick the one you want and you can start exploring the moment you get out of the airport.


Glasgow International Airport in United Kingdom

Glasgow Airport also known as Glasgow International Airport, formerly Abbotsinch Airport, is an international airport in Scotland. It is located in Paisley, Renfrewshire, 8.6 nautical miles west of Glasgow city center. In 2017 it was the second-busiest airport in Scotland and the eighth-busiest airport in the United Kingdom. It opened in 1966 and originally operated flights only to other places in the United Kingdom and Europe. Glasgow Airport began to offer flights to other places around the world, flights which previously used Glasgow Prestwick Airport.

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When visiting Glasgow, book your car in advance. That way you will get your car at the airport the day you arrive. From there it is easy to get to different hotspots. You will have complete freedom to visit each landmark. When you change your mind you can amend your car rental reservation for free up to 48 hours before pick up.
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Why car hire in Glasgow

Glasgow is the most populous city in Scotland, and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom. Glasgow is located on the River Clyde in the country's West Central Lowlands. Inhabitants of the city are referred to as ""Glaswegians"" or ""Weegies"". It is the fifth most visited city in the UK. Glasgow is also known for the Glasgow patter, a distinct dialect that is noted for being difficult to understand by those from outside the city. If you like sports, you can drive to the homes of different sports in your rental car. Glasgow is well known in the sporting world for football, rugby, athletics, tennis, golf and swimming.

Climate in Glasgow

Despite its northerly latitude, similar to that of Moscow, Glasgow's climate is classified as oceanic. Glasgow is one of Scotland's milder areas. Temperatures are usually higher than in most places of equal latitude, due to the warming influence of the Gulf Stream. When you are planning your vacation, you should really look up the climate in the period you wish to visit. Winters are cool and overcast but snowfall accumulation is infrequent. The spring months are usually mild and often quite pleasant. During the summer months the weather can vary from relatively cool and wet to quite warm with the odd sunny day. The warmest month is usually July. Autumns are generally cool to mild with increasing precipitation. During early autumn there can be some settled periods of weather and it can feel pleasant with mild temperatures and some sunny days.
Tips and experiences for Glasgow airport

Our customers rated Glasgow airport with an average of 8.6 based on 36 ratings, and these are the most recent tips, experiences and highlights.

22-05-2019
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Be patient it's worth it. Also, if you are not from the UK, and driving on the "wrong" side of the road for you is a daunting prospect, you will be glad to pick-up your rental car some ways away from the airport traffic. Their location lets you ease into leftward driving. Plus their cars are great!
10-05-2019
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Really nice, well laid out airport with a good glow. Lots of nice shops and eateries.
20-03-2019
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Very good company and within easy access from glasgow airport Easy online booking Pick up from Airport Return from airport Upgraded car And very good instructions
10-03-2019
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Great trip around the Scottish Highlands. Lovely driving through the mountains and breathtaking scenery. Airport perfectly located to access the Highland attractions. The journey to the destination through the Lochs and hills is relaxing before even arriving at the hotel.
08-02-2019
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Glasgow airport is very easy to navigate, very clean, and has some great amenities. We definitely hope to come back at some point!
09-01-2019
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If you’re looking for a reasonably priced bottle of whiskey, don’t stop at the first whiskey shop in the duty free area. Continue to the souvenirs section where there are Scottish whiskeys Available as medium sized bottles, for good prices
06-01-2019
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Only used hired car to travel to Dunfermline and back. Crossing bridges at Queensferry the highlight.
03-01-2019
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Call for shuttle bus at baggage reclaim. It can take 5-10 mins to show up. Very thorough check in of the vehicles before and after hire. Pay close attention to the identified marks and scratches on the checklist provided. Ensure any new items not covered in the list are noted by the representatives who were very reasonable and explained what was chargeable. I would recommend this firm for their value and honesty over the major firms.
15-11-2018
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Do hire a car. Easy and efficient. Do travel on Sunday mornings. Airport was quiet and security lines were none existent.
31-10-2018
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Positives: Decent selection of restaurants in departures area, clean washrooms, most vehicle rental options a short walk from the main terminal, decent public transit and taxi options from the arrivals area. Negatives: good luck finding an information center for tourists. Maybe we missed it but wasn’t obvious if individuals or resources to help with simple inquiries exists.
19-10-2018
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Glasgow airport is fairly small and easy to navigate. On outgoing flights, passengers que up well in advance, even when the plane is boarding by row number. Glasgow airport has free WiFi - for one hour, so chose your time period wisely. Customs was just a passport check. The window to declare any items you were bringing in was not even open. The information center for arriving passengers is probably going to close soon, according to the ladies that work there.
05-10-2018
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- Get a pint in the Caledonian Bar - Good shopping - Taste the whisky in Duty Free
27-09-2018
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Come prepared to avoid delays
27-09-2018
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25-09-2018
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-plan, plan, plan. -check reviews of car hire companies before booking -Ullapool and Plockton were lovely places to visit. -must do the zip wire in Durness -must try a tattie scone - be prepared for rain in Scotland. Bring clothes for every season !
20-09-2018
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Travel Tips: Always pack light! Have your liquids prepared in plastic bags and everything you'll need to remove for security easily accessible - makes the whole process much quicker. Carry around a reusable water bottle so you don't have to burn through plastic ones (and spend money on them!) - you can fill it up anywhere with a sink. Portable phone chargers are an absolute life saver. To Do: Rent a car and drive the Scottish Highlands!! Make sure you get unlimited miles with your rental car - it's so worth it. There is some very cool stuff to see, but honestly even if you just drive the views from the roads are stunning. Make a good playlist and get a map and explore!!
17-01-2018
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Very helpful and efficient security check.
15-01-2018
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Not prepared to advise others what to expect of Glasgow.
30-12-2017
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Much improved airport. Plenty of food & retail options.
22-12-2017
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Car hire choose Green Motion. Visit Irvine, Ayrshire for an exciting mix of old and new. The most modern place for shopping and leisure centres. Serene village atmosphere for all the family.
22-07-2017
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Easy to get to Western Isles and north.
17-07-2017
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Be prepared and know what your wanting to do when you get there but be able to make changes to your plans When in the UK dont plan for good weather the country is at its best when wet and drizzly so plan for that
02-03-2017
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Easy to get to by air, rail or road. Plenty to see in the city and a day out to the lochs, castles and Edinburgh is practical
27-01-2017
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I drove direct from airport to Edinburgh and in the evening back, direct to the airport.
20-01-2017
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Great place to visit and great travel deals available. Avoid late evening flights as they are often late leaving, the plane having come in from Europe.
14-12-2016
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Glasgow offers lots of exciting experiences, but where to begin? You could start with the city's iconic buildings, first taking a walk through the city's museums and galleries to find everything from Dinosaurs to Dali, and a tour of the historic City Chambers and magnificent Glasgow Cathedral. Football fans will also undoubtedly want to take a look behind the scenes of Scotland's national stadium at the Hampden Experience, taking in the iconic sporting venue. Mackintosh lovers will find The Willow Tea Rooms, The Lighthouse, House for an Art Lover, and the Glasgow School of Art to be must-visits, with the Hard Rock Cafe nearby to provide a stop-off. There's also plenty to do for families, with Loch Lomond Aquarium and Snow Factor just a short distance away from the city. For something a little bit different, why not head over to Glasgow Science Centre or the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery to find fascinating exhibitions and collections, or step aboard the Tall Ship, an icon of Glasgow's ship-building heritage still afloat to this day! Looking to explore more of Scotland? Glasgow's the perfect city to depart from, as you'll find Rabbie's Small Group Tours and Timberbush Tours regularly setting off from the City Centre to destinations across the country. And Whisky lovers will relish a tour of Glengoyne Distillery, and Tennent's Wellpark Brewery presents a fascinating look into the history and success of Scotland's oldest brewery.
05-09-2016
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Europecar service attendant was lovely and very sympathetic to our situation.
17-08-2016
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travel to the beautiful highlands
13-08-2016
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Take a coat in case it rains or is cold! (In August!)
02-08-2016
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Buchannon Gardens for shoppers. Transport museum & tall ships was excellent. Look for on-line discounts for the science center, otherwise it's expensive.
22-06-2016
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unfortunately my trip did not take Glasgow in
06-06-2016
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Fantastic city, lots to do and see - City bus tour Kelvingrove art gallery Gallery of Modern Art Princes Square Buchanan Galleries Glasgow School of Art Pollok Prk Burrell Collection Science Museum
12-05-2016
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Didn't stay in Glasgow
21-04-2016
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Make sure you visit Glencoe
09-04-2016
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Neem een automaat, eenvoudiger bij links rijden
04-03-2016
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Well actually we traveled on to the Drumfriese and Galloway areas and then onto Glencoe ( we were on a Photographic trip) so we didnt spend any time in Glasgow