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Edinburgh Scotland Car Hire - When considering car hire in Edinburgh, there are a few rules of the road to consider. The speed limit throughout the city is usually 30 mph. On the some of the main roads, Edinburgh car hire can reach speeds of up to 40 mph. Rural areas offer speed limits of 60 mph on regular roads while divided highways and motorways accommodate Edinburgh car hire at speeds of 70 mph.

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For those ready to enter car hire in Edinburgh, you should know that rates tend to start at £50 per day and £170 a week for an economy car hire including unlimited mileage. A 17.5% tax is also added to your car hire bill. Some of the companies to consider include Avis (0870/606-0100, www.avis.co.uk); Alamo (800/522-9696); Budget (800/527-0700); Dollar (800/800-6000); Europcar (0870/607-5000, www.europcar.co.uk); Hertz (0131/333-1019, www.hertz.com); and National Car Rentals (0131/333-1922, www.nationalcar.co.uk).

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Edinburgh Interesting Facts

  • One of the most popular cures for baldness in 17th century Edinburgh was applying burnt ashes of doveís dung.
  • The first animal bought by the Edinburgh Zoo was a gannet.
  • Edinburghís highest hill is Arthurís Seat at 822 feet.
  • English prisoners held at Borthwick Castle were given the opportunity to earn freedom by leaping across a 12 ft gap between the castleís twin towers with their hands behind their backs.
  • Scotlandís most famous dueling arena was the grassy slope sited below Arthurís Seat.
  • Famous inventor Alexander Graham Bell was from Edinburgh.
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You can make an online booking for a hotel in Edinburgh Scotland here. Some Edinburgh hotels offer up to 70% discount for online reservations.
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