Car Hire

Our rental cars offer you the best way to see the sights of Orkney, giving you complete freedom to explore the islands with an Orkney self-drive car.

Tickeyboo offer car hire in Orkney with vehicles ranging from the small Toyota Aygo 5 door to the 7 seat Land Rover Discovery.

All the information you need on our car hire and van hire service is listed below but should you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information

DaysGroup A Small CarGroup B Medium CarGroup C Large CarLand Rover Discovery
Additional Days£33/day£35/day£37/day£75/day

Drivers must be over 23 and under 75 years of age. Drivers over the age of 75 may be accepted at the discretion of our insurers.

Drivers must have held a full license for a minimum of 1 year. Drivers aged 23 to 25 years of age must have NO endorsements and have held a full licence for a minimum of two years.

Drivers with a UK Photo Licence must provide us with their Driving Licence Number, Postcode and National Insurance Number or provide us with an authorisation code from the DVLA, available at

Collision Damage Insurance
Hire costs includes comprehensive insurance, but an excess applies to all claims or damage to the hire vehicle. This excess is the responsibility of the Hirer. The Hirer is responsible for the first £900 of any claim. A Collision Damage Insurance Waiver is available to purchase at a cost of £10.00 per day which will reduce your liability down to the first £300.00 of any claim. This insurance must be purchased at the commencement of hire.  Holders of non UK licences and all drivers under the age of 25 will be responsible for the first £1,500.00 of any claim.  Purchase of collision damage waiver insurance will reduce liability to £750.00 of any claim.

Please note that the Collision Damage Insurance does NOT cover your liability for the full cost of repairing or replacing tyres, wheels, wheel trims, wing mirrors, keys, immobilisers, cigar or cigarette burns or any other damage to the interior of vehicles in your possession.

Vehicles are supplied with a full tank of fuel at start of hire and should be filled up on return. A refuelling charge of £12.00 will be debited to your payment card plus the cost of fuel required to fill the tank for vehicles not filled up. Should a vehicle be accidentally be filled up with the wrong type of fuel, the hirer will be responsible for any repair bill plus the cost of refuelling with the correct fuel.

No Smoking / Animals
We operate a strict no smoking policy in all our vehicles.  We also do not allow any types of animals in our vehicles

Rates & Payment
Our hire rates include VAT and comprehensive insurance. Additional drivers can be included to the hire by arrangement at no extra cost. Payment must be made at the beginning of hire for the full rental term.

Parking tickets and Traffic penalties
The Driver/Hirer is responsible for any parking fines and any traffic penalties received during the hire of a vehicle.

The hirer is responsible for all costs incurred with the repair or replacement of a punctured or damaged tyre.

Mileage: Unlimited mileage is available whilst the vehicle is on hire in Orkney.  We do not allow our vehicles to be used out with the Orkney Islands.

Delivery is free throughout the Kirkwall area which includes pick up at Kirkwall Airport. Any other location within Orkney will incur a minimum £35.00 delivery charge. This includes the Burwick, St Margaret’s Hope and Stromness Ferry Terminals and any other accommodation outside Kirkwall. A further charge of £35.00 will be incurred if the vehicle has to be collected from the same point as delivery.