Tips for car rental in Europe

At every European airport or train station it is possible to rent a car. Typically, the offices of companies providing car rental services are located on the territory of the station. The most famous companies are Sixt, Avis, Europcar, they can offer you a wide range of cars to suit every taste. But if you want to rent a car in some small town, especially a resort town, then you need to take care of this in advance due to the great popularity of such services. The Internet will always come to your aid, where you can first find out whether there are local car rental companies in the city, pricing policy, and choice of cars.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Europe?
The cost of car rental services in Europe is much cheaper than you think. For example, in Germany the price for renting an economy class car can range from 15 to 25 euros per day. However, first you must pay a security deposit, the cost of which reaches 800 euros. This money is returned to you if all clauses of the contract are fulfilled.

How to get a discount on car rental in Europe?
As a rule, many car rental companies from time to time (or on an ongoing basis) organize promotional discounts. This is a nice bonus that almost everyone can take advantage of. However, the question arises: how can such a discount be obtained? The Internet comes to the rescue again. We ask Google for “promo code (company name)” and with almost one hundred percent probability you will be able to find a code for a good discount in just a couple of minutes!

Should I apply for an international driver’s license or not?
This question is very popular, but it is impossible to give a definite answer. According to the Vienna Convention on Road Traffic, states parties to the convention recognize a national driving license without the requirement to obtain an international license. Countries that have acceded to the 1968 Vienna Convention: Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Georgia, Denmark, Israel, Spain, Italy, Costa Rica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg , Monaco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France, Croatia, Czech Republic, Chile, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia.

However, it should be taken into account that the internal rules of the rental company may be different, as a result of which, if you do not have an international driver’s license, car rental may be denied.

If you are a foreigner and you have a question about renting a car in Sumy, then you can absolutely easily use the services of our company, pre-book the car you like for the required time, our specialists will answer all your questions and help you with paperwork and ordering additional services.