Useful links for visiting Scotland

Edinburgh Castle

Scotland is a beautiful country with a surprisingly rich history, fascinating northern landscapes, and thousand-year traditions so, you may want to visit it separately without a trip to other parts of Great Britain, like England and Wales. It uses British currency, which is the Pound Sterling.

Bagpipes, kilts, whiskey, thistle, Forth Bridge, and Nessie are well-known symbols of Scotland. The country has 6 World Heritage Sites and, being a part of the United Kingdom, is the tenth most popular tourist destination on the planet.

Its historical cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, pristine beauty of the Highlands, and untouched islands will give you new experiences and enjoyable moments.

If you plan to travel to Scotland, below are 44 links to help you organize an excellent vacation in this fascinating Northern European country. Turas math!

Wherever I wander, wherever I rove, the hills of the Highland forever I love. – Robert Burns, a Scottish poet and lyricist. 

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Transportation

Forth Bridge
The Forth Bridge, opened in 1890, is a World Heritage Site


autoeurope.com
 – a leading online platform that provides international car rental services at the most competitive prices

bikesbooking.com – online booking service for motorcycles, scooters, quads, and bicycles in Scotland and other parts of the world 

busbud.com – an online bus-booking platform that has compiled the world’s largest selection of bus tickets 

cheapoair.com – a leading provider of airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, and vacation packages through its extensive partnerships with top travel brands and a wide breadth of inventory 

economybookings.com – a platform that provides a wide choice of vehicles of all classes and helps to find the perfect car for your journey 

gettransfer.com – booking service for transfers and car rentals with a personal driver at the best prices

holidaytaxis.com – an award-winning global ground transportation company offering airport transfers with vehicle types to suit every budget and party size, from shuttles to private taxis to large coaches

kiwitaxi.com – a site where one can book a transfer to get from or to the airport or between two tourist destinations with various vehicle classes and English-speaking drivers

kiwi.com – an online booking service for flight, train, and bus tickets that offers unique virtual interlining

megabus.com – an official website of long-distance bus operator that offers bus service in the UK, Canada, and the United States

omio.com – a unique platform on which users can book travel tickets by comparing trains, buses, and flights in Europe, the US, and Canada on one search

qeeq.com – one of the fastest-growing online car rental platforms worldwide that offers its customers the most extensive set of car rental options and always strives to offer the most competitive price

raileurope.com – a platform that helps travelers find their path by guiding and offering tools and inspiration for traveling by train in Europe

rentalcars.com – an international car rental booking service that helps find the right car in the right place at the right price

trainline.com – an international digital rail and coach technology platform that helps to get the best available prices, times, and train and bus tickets for your journey

trip.com – a global online travel agency for hotels and tickets for flights and trains that provides one-stop travel booking services through the website and mobile app

Accommodation

Drylow House, Edinburgh


agoda.com
 – an online travel agency and metasearch engine for hotels, vacation rentals, flights, and airport transfer

booking.com – an online travel agency connecting travelers with a great selection of incredible places to stay

hostelworld.com – a global hostel-focused online booking platform that inspires passionate travelers to see the world, meet new people, and come back with extraordinary stories to tell

loveholidays.com – online distribution company that allows customers to make hotel bookings via the internet

remax-scotland.net – a real estate agency for renting, buying, and selling houses and flats in Scotland

vrbo.com – the world’s leading marketplace for vacation rentals ranging from simple apartments to luxury and unique options (even castles)

Food & Dining

The Elephant House in Edinburgh

eatyourworld.com – a guide to regional food and drinks around the globe founded on the principle that what you eat depends on where you are

eatwith.com – the largest community for unique culinary experiences led by one-of-a-kind hosts

freshselect.co.uk – an online food delivery portal that brings fresh quality butcher meat, poultry, frozen and ambient products straight to your home

scottishfoodandhampers.co.uk – an online food delivery company that offers a fast, flexible hamper delivery service to the UK, Europe, USA, and worldwide

thegoodfoodguide.co.uk – the UK bestselling restaurant guide

All Scotland

Glasgow University
The University of Glasgow

bbc.com/scotland – the latest Scotland news from BBC

drimsim.com –  a universal SIM card and app for travelers that helps to save up on mobile services without imposed plans and monthly fees

en.wikipedia.org/scotland – online free-content encyclopedia, with facts and figures on Scotland geography, history, politics, and economy

expedia.co.uk – one of the world’s leading full-service online travel brands helping travelers plan and book travel from the widest selection of vacation packages, flights, hotels, rental cars, rail, cruises, activities, attractions, and services

getyourguide.com – a platform used for booking tours, excursions, and other travel activities

klook.com – a one-stop platform that helps find and book things to do, places to eat, and even staycations near you at the best prices

lonelyplanet.com – the second most-visited English language travel media website in the world

musement.com – an online platform that helps visitors get the most out of their destinations by providing a great choice of local tours and attractions by booking on multiple devices 

scotland.org – the official gateway to Scotland provides information on Scottish culture and living, working, studying, visiting, and doing business in Scotland

ticketnetwork.com – an online marketplace for tickets to concert, sport, and theater events around the country and the world

tiqets.com – one of the world’s largest online ticketing platform for museums, shows, and attractions in the most popular tourist destinations

tourradar.com – one of the world’s most trusted online marketplace for multi-day tours with everything travelers need to plan and book their next great escape in one place

viator.com  a Trip Advisor platform for booking all kinds of activities during travel


visitscotland.com – the official consumer website of VisitScotland, Scotland national tourist board

weather.com – weather information anywhere on the planet 

wegotrip.com – an online service for booking audio excursions created by professional tour guides and local experts

whc.unesco.org/gb – the official UNESCO website where you can find out 32 properties in the United Kingdom listed as Heritage Sites



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