Scatsta Airport Car Rentals

Information about Car Rentals

Renting a car at Scatsta Airport lets passengers travel at their own choice and leisure to get to the spots they want to visit throughout the United Kingdom. Car rental services at SCS airport often include a GPS, which provides passengers with the best opportunity to explore the area without getting lost.

At Scatsta Airport, there are approximately 500 approved car hire suppliers and companies. Passengers can hire a car from Avis, National, Europcar, Sixt, Thrifty, Budget, Holiday Autos, EasyCar, or 121 car hire. Still, they are not on-site companies, and passengers can't hire them right from the airport property.


The National car rental company is located in the main terminal building of the SCS. Passengers should walk to the customer counter of National-Scatsta Airport car rental. Cars can be picked-up from Branch or Car Park & After Hours Pick-up location; Concerning the return of the vehicle, customers can leave the hired car at the Store, Car Park, or the Key Box & After Hours Return.

However, passengers should be aware of the fact that deposits can be required for hiring a car from a National company. Deposits are applicable for all car types, and the amount of the deposit mainly depends on which car type a customer chooses. Deposit includes Compact Suv,Mini, Economy,and other vehicle types too. An approximate deposit amount is 300-500 GBP. Concerning the payment options, customers can pay through credit cards, such as Visa, Master, or AMEX.

  • Telephone number: +(0044) 1595692075.
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Age and License Requirements

In order to be allowed to hire a car in the UK from any of the car rental companies, customers must meet age and license requirements, such as:

  • Drivers must be between the age gap of 25 - 80 years.
  • The main driver or any additional drivers will need to present a full, valid driving license in their full name with no major endorsements. Besides, the license should be held by a driver, for at least 1-2 year(s).

Driving at Shetland - Basic Information

Passengers should be aware that driving directions and rules are different here. Below, there is a brief list of some of the basic information that every driver should know if hires a car and drives through the UK:

  • Driving is generally on the left side of the road.
  • Scatsta Airport hires cars that can be both automatic or for manual transmission. Passengers should make sure and verify when to book and how to select the right option if he/she does not feel comfortable with any of the options, especially with a manual transmission.
  • The customer’s local drivers' license, which is valid, is required.
  • An International Drivers' Permit or IDP can be required. If the driver's local drivers' license is in a foreign language other than English, a translated version may be requested.