Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Livingston car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Livingston.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Livingston car rental.
Some car hire companies in Livingston which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Hertz, Dollar and Avis
On average a hire car in Livingston costs £25 per day.
The average price of fuel in Livingston is £5.19 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £62 and £83, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Audi A3 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Livingston.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Turnhouse airport to off-airport locations include GREEN MOTION, Easirent, INTERRENT, Europcar, Sixt, Alamo, Enterprise, Budget, Arnold Clark and Hertz.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Intermediate car hire in Livingston costs £23 per day, on average.
In Livingston, cars are most frequently hired at GREEN MOTION Edinburgh Scotpark Newbridge (7 miles from city centre).
On average hiring a car in Livingston costs £176 per week (£25 per day).
On average a car hire in Livingston costs £754 per month (£25 per day).
The right vehicle for your car hire in Livingston depends entirely on your stay. For getting yourself around the town centre and urban areas, a comfortable compact would be ideal. Alternatively, those who want to use Livingston as a base to explore Edinburgh or the West Lothian countryside may find a larger car such as an estate or a 4x4 more suitable for their stay.
Generally speaking, the urban area has a speed limit of 30mph, however this is open to exceptions. Heavily pedestrianised roads and school areas implement a 20mph limit, while certain strategic roads have a higher limit of 40mph or even 50mph. When driving around the town centre, it is advisable to stick to a speed of 20mph and you will often see "Twenty’s Plenty" signs around Livingston suggesting just that.
Fuel prices in Livingston are reasonably similar to the rest of the UK, with a litre of petrol costing around £1.21. You can fill up at the major supermarkets in the area or at a number of dedicated petrol stations, which also offer other services including specialised fuels or electric car charging.
A number of shops and shopping centres around Livingston offer free parking to customers for up to 2h, which is convenient if you are looking to do a quick bit of shopping. In the town centre, you can also find a multi-storey car park that is ideal for when you need a convenient and secure place for your vehicle. Prices begin at around £0.50 for up to an hour and continue up to £5 for 10h and £6 for up to 24h. Some on-street parking is also available, but be sure to read what the prices are and abide by any restrictions on where you want to park.