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Welcome to the best value car rental in Scotland and England

Low cost - large and modern car rental fleet
36 branches (22 in Scotland and 14 in England)

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Celtic Legend offers the most competitive rates for car rental in Scotland and England.

Our vehicles are sourced from Scotland’s largest independent car rental fleet of more than 5,000 vehicles.

With 22 branches across Scotland and another 14 in England, our suppliers, Arnold Clark, are the largest independent rental car company in Europe and the only car rental company in Scotland offering unlimited mileage on all rentals.

The car rental fleet is normally renewed every 3 to 6 months and we can supply virtually any type of vehicle.

We are entirely Scottish owned and all rental enquiries are responded to personally rather than via an automated form.

We can also supply highly experienced driver guides, if you would prefer not to drive yourself and we can help prepare itineraries, book hotels, ferries etc.

On holiday'Let me drive!'

For more customer feedback please visit our Facebook page.

'Thank you so much for your kindness and patience in working though this with us. We so appreciate your candor and feel that you led us to the right vehicle, through your consultative approach.' Ann
'thanks for all you did to make our trip to Scotland memorable. We can't stop talking about it we have such good memories' Ruth & John Geiger USA
'thanks for all you did to make our trip to Scotland memorable. We can't stop talking about it we have such good memories' Ruth & John Geiger USA
'Just a note to say thanks. The trip was marvellous and the car was perfect. Pick up and drop off were quick and easy. Overall a terrific experience.' - David Wells
'A brief email to say thanks again for all you did to get us a GREAT price on the 12 day car hire.  We have just returned home to America and can't believe what a great time we had.  Hiring that car through Celtic Legend was the best move we made in ensuring our holiday was something very special!.' - JCB
'great car hire price and NO hidden costs.' - Geoff Harvey, Kent. England
'Thank you for getting back to me so quickly and so clearly. I'd also like to say that I've dealt with rental car companies for many years and I've never had so clear a response - no hard to understand conditions, no huge prices for simple add ons.' - Tim, Australia
'I would never dream of going anywhere but to you for our vehicle rental. I think this makes 7 years running, and you have always taken very good care of our requirements.' - Marc
'Thank you very much for your continuing assistance with making our car hire experience in Scotland as smooth as possible. It is not very often these days that you get much good service from those who are supposed to be in the "customer service" professions Ė it is even rarer to have somebody be as pro-active as you have been. You have shown us that you really care about us and you are doing your best to make our holiday a happy and uncomplicated event.' - John & Kathy
'A wonderful one month holiday in Scotland made possible by the magnificent Fiat 500X hired from Celtic Legend!! This will be a holiday we will never forget....touring one of most beautiful countries in Europe!! Will definately recommend your professional and hassle free!!' Ivan

Treat yourself to the freedom of Scotland and England with a top value rental car from Celtic Legend. From economy car to mini van to mini bus, luxury or budget, we have them all.


7 to 28 days car rental - from as little as £19.64 per day

1 to 5 days car rental - from as little as £27.50 per day (6th and 7th days free)

See Example Cars & Price Guide for more information on the types of hire cars available and their prices.


Unlimited Mileage on all rentals with no distance restrictions

Value Added Tax (VAT) @ 20%

Insurance Cover (see below)

Roadside Recovery

New locations for 2017 in York and Southampton


We do not have a cancellation policy. You pay for your vehicle when you arrive to pick it up and can cancel at any time before that, at no charge.

We feel that it is punishment enough if you have to cancel your vacation to our beautiful country, without being charged for a vehicle you do not use or need.

We would appreciate it however, if you can give us as much warning as possible.

The car is supplied full of fuel. We charge a fuel deposit of GBP100. If the car is returned full of fuel, the deposit will be refunded.

There are NO other deposits.

  • Full repairs to rental vehicle*
  • Third Party liability unlimited (including passengers in hired vehicle)
  • Theft of rental vehicle and accessories*

*excluding excess (deductible) of £750 for all vehicles. The excess can be waived completely by paying £14 per day (maximum £70 per week) on collection of the vehicle at the Branch. Excess is the maximum amount payable by the driver in the unlikely event of the theft of the vehicle or an accident - see Helpful Hints for an explanation of 'excess'.

* insurance cover INCLUDES wheels, tyres and windscreens.

All car rental companies impose an excess. Not all will tell you until you arrive to pick your car up so please take care, if comparing our car hire prices with other quotes. Most UK companies impose a standard excess of £500 - £1,200 and charge over £10 per day to reduce the excess, not waive it completely.

To hire a car you must be aged 23 or over and have held your driving licence for a minimum of 12 months.

Age restrictions for car rentals:-

Age 23 and 24 may rent Groups 1 to 3 only
Age 25 years and over may rent all groups

Drivers aged 23 and 24 years are subject to a £12 per day additional charge.

Please let us know if you are aged 75 years or older. There is no upper age limit for renting a vehicle but you will need a letter from your doctor to show fitness to drive dated within 3 months of the start of the rental.


Up to FOUR drivers aged 25 years or over for no extra charge.

Drivers aged 23 and 24 years are subject to a £12 per day additional charge.

Picking up and dropping off your rental car at different branches incurs a charge, unless they are in the same city. The charge is dependent on the type of car booked and will be included in your quote.


Under European law all children must travel using an appropriate child restraint until they reach either 135 cm/ 4ft 5in tall or 12 years old.

Baby or child seats cost £1 per day per seat.

See pdf document for details of seats available.

Payment is NOT normally required in advance and can only be made when you pick up your car by credit or some debit cards. No car rental company in Scotland will accept a cash payment.

When you pick up the car, you will need your driving licence, credit card and ID. Address ID for UK customers (utility bill etc.) and passport or National ID card for overseas clients.


We supply the car FULL of fuel - for no charge. You return it FULL at the end of the rental and there is no charge.

If you return it needing refuelled, the pump price plus a 10% surcharge for the staff having to take the car to be filled will be deducted from your fuel deposit.

We can also supply, via our partner organisation Allied Mobility, wheelchair accessible rental cars.

Allied Mobility offers a wide range of wheelchair accessible vehicles for hire, from smaller wheelchair cars to larger vans and people carriers. Both manual and automatic options are available.


Due to heightened security measures and charges being made by the airports, we have had to introduce a £8 charge for all rentals which either pick up or drop off at the airports. The charge will only be made once, whether both pick up and drop off is at the airport.

Glasgow Airport
Edinburgh Airport
Prestwick Airport (near Glasgow)
Inverness Airport
Aberdeen Airport
Dundee Airport
Manchester Airport

Please see
Terms and Conditions

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We know the price and the package we offer for car hire is pretty well unbeatable in Scotland, but should you wish to shop around other car hire companies before you book with Celtic Legend, please donít forget to add in all the charges which come as extras when you rent a car from other suppliers. It would also be a good idea to bookmark our site, so you can find us again to make your hire car booking. We offer not only a quality car rental, but a truly cheap car rental.

Remember, if another rental company's quote SOUNDS too good to be true, it probably IS too good to be true!