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.
- Opening hours:
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.
Might be interested
Scatsta Airport has only one, single terminal building, which includes arrivals and departure lounge, with each security checkpoint areas, airline check-in counters, and other facilities.
Passengers at Scatsta Airport can use the service of several Taxi companies right from the airport’s site. Call A Cab Taxi Call A Cab Taxi is a transfer company that serves airport passengers and provides various rides throughout the region. The precise postal address of the taxi cab company is the following: 2 North Lochside, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0PA, United Kingdom. For more information regarding car type, operating hours, or rates, passengers are advised to contact the following telephone number: +44 1595 697373. Kiwitaxi Kiwitaxi provides transfer service to and from the Scatsta Airport, and to other locations throughout the UK. Passengers can order a car of any type and capacity, starting from Micro type cars for two, ending to a 19-seater bus. Booking is recommended to all the Kiwitaxi customers. While booking, passengers must specify the pick-up date, time, location, and should choose a payment method they prefer. Once the booking
States Airport only has a Long term airport parking lot available on-site, which is situated at the proximity of the main terminal building. Passengers are recommended to book their parking space to avoid any unexpected conditions since the airport often gets overcrowded, and parking areas can be unavailable for some time. A pre-booked parking space at Scatsta Airport can give a passenger a sense of peace and convenience since the passenger becomes assured that upon his/her arrival at the SCS Airport, he/she will be able to park his/her car without the stress and hurries. Partner parking companies of SCS airports are APH, JustPark, and ParkVia.