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Car Rental Prestwick

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Location information for Prestwick

Introduction

Prestwick is located in South Ayrshire, Scotland, also known as the Golf Coast. Near the city are many high quality golf courses, often with breathtaking views. On the Prestwick Old Course the first ever Open Golf Championship was held. Prestwick and historic Ayr are one city, and a popular weekend destination for the British for over a century. The city offers spectacular views of the Firth of Clyde with in the foreground the mountains of the island Arran and the Mull of Kintyre in the background, where Paul McCartney once had a studio and wrote an ode to it. Nearby there are beaches, but it often is very windy. For windsurfers this is a challenge. Furthermore, there are many nearby ruins of castles and fortresses, in short: typically Scotland!

Population

Prestwick has a population of 15,000.

Location

Prestwick is on the coast of southwest Scotland, on the Firth of Clyde. It borders the towns Ayr and Troon.

Economy

The airport is the main employer in Prescott. Passenger numbers grew strongly after budget airlines chose this airport for their flights to Glasgow. Part of the airport is being used by the British Navy that has three helicopters stationed there. Furthermore Prestwick Airport is used as a training center for pilots of British Airways among others. Tourism also plays a prominent role. Prestwick is surrounded by some of the best golf courses in Great Britain and historic Ayr also draws many visitors.

Airports

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is located two kilometers northeast of the town. It is a budget airline destination and Ryanair has a maintenance hangar there. The airport has a train station and is easily accessible by rental car. It is situated along the A79, just north of Prestwick and right across the Prestwick Golf Club.

Public Transport

There are eight local bus routes to destinations in both Prestwick and Ayr. There is also a regular bus service (every thirty or sixty minutes) to Buchanan Street in Glasgow.

Traffic and Parking

Both in Prestwick and Ayr, you can easily drive around in your rental car and also, finding a parking space is usually not a problem. The center of Ayr is partly a pedestrian zone. Ayr has a few parking garages in the center, where you can park your car for a short time. At the parking lots around the center you can park your car for a longer period of time. The way to the parking facilities is clearly indicated on signs.

Hotels

For a small place like Prestwick there is a reasonable range of accommodation. There are five guesthouses and five hotels. Neighboring Ayr has more accommodation.

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Frequently asked questions

Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours). Which car rental companies are compared by EasyTerra Car Rental? at this location
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