Car Hire in Germany

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Berlin, Germany
23 Aug — 30 Aug
Same drop-off
Berlin, Germany
Tue 23/8
Noon
Tue 30/8
Noon
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Best deals found for Germany car hires

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Germany
Tesla Model 3
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

£34/day

25 Aug - 29 Aug
Tesla Model 3
Nissan Qashqai
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

£29/day

22 Sep - 26 Sep
Nissan Qashqai
Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

£25/day

9 Sep - 23 Sep
Audi A3
Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£17/day

10 Sep - 24 Sep
Toyota Yaris
Peugeot 308 SW
or similar Compact estate car
Up to 4 passengers

£17/day

9 Sep - 23 Sep
Peugeot 308 SW
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£25/day

9 Sep - 23 Sep
Ford Focus
Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
4-door vehicles

£32/day

25 Aug - 29 Aug
Audi A3
Peugeot 508 SW
or similar Standard estate car
Up to 5 passengers

£33/day

2 Sep - 4 Sep
Peugeot 508 SW
Ford Focus
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

£23/day

25 Aug - 29 Aug
Ford Focus

Germany car hire information

All cars in Germany, including rental cars must have a portable, red, reflective traffic triangle, which in the case of an accident or a breakdown, you are required to place some metres behind the car on the Autobahn, and on all other roads. Rental cars must also be equipped with a first aid kit, and at least two reflective, high visibility safety jackets. All rental cars must have these items, or you run the risk of being fined if you are stopped by traffic police. Germany also has a unique right of way rule at all junctions. The driver coming from the right-hand side almost always has the right-of-way, however, make sure you check for priority road signs and other right-of-way signs at intersections. Always obey traffic lights and stop or yield signs. If you're driving on a priority road, it will be signposted by a yellow diamond with a white border, just look out for the end-of-priority-road sign, after which you'll no longer have right of way. The Autobahn is unique to Germany and a great experience for travellers who are interested in renting a car and driving on the famous road. Passing on the right is not permitted and you are advised to always check your side mirrors before moving into the left lane, which is the faster lane. While there is a recommended speed limit, it is technically illegal to drive too slowly and too quickly if it becomes dangerous to other drivers. There are areas of the autobahn in which there are strict speed limits, and we advise you to follow all signs while driving your rental car.

You must provide a valid drivers license to car hire companies to rent a car in Germany. Some car hire companies also require an International Driving Permit, so we recommend that you investigate your chosen company before you rent. The legal driving age in Germany is 18, but most companies have a minimum age of 21 before they will permit you to rent a car, and even then, you may have to pay a premium surcharge if you're under the age of 25. International drivers will be required to show a passport, proof of return travel and residency information when renting a car. While a credit card is the easiest way to pay, you can often use your debit card if your ID and address are verified. Insurance is not required but most car hire companies offer different levels of cover to protect against loss of belongings, theft, damage, or injury at varying prices.

The cities of Berlin and Hamburg are the worst affected areas of Germany when it comes to traffic. Berlin has a congestion rate of 30%, which means that traffic regularly moves 30% slower than if the roads were free-flowing, while Hamburg has a congestion rate of 29%. Generally speaking, driving and parking in Hamburg or Berlin is difficult, and we recommend taking public transport if you plan on visiting these areas. Parking is expensive, and there are many rules about parking on the street While in some places you may simply get hit with a fine, in others, such as Hamburg, the towing of illegally parked cars is not unheard of.

The Romantic Road (Romantische Straße) runs from Würsburg in Bavaria to the uplands of Allgäu. On the way, you get to experience the fine nature that Germany has to offer, all while stopping and visiting famous sites, such as Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Augsburg, and the fairytale castle of Neuschwanstein. Another popular option is the Fairy Tale Route, which is a quite long trip from Hanau to Bremen on the north coast and passes through famous places such as Hamelin, where the Pied Piper was created, Snow White’s village of Bad Wildungen, and Red Riding Hood’s House in Alsfeld.


Germany car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Germany that's right for you

Small cars

£18 - £66

All Car Types

£39 - £100

The average price of a Small hire in Germany is £45. The cheapest time to hire a Small in Germany is in January. The price is 60% lower than the rest of the year at just £18 per day. A Small car hire is typically 38% less expensive than the average car hire in Germany. The average price of a car hire in Germany can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Germany Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium hire in Germany is £58. The cheapest time to hire a Medium in Germany is in January. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just £34 per day. A Medium car hire is typically 20% less expensive than the average car hire in Germany. The average price of a car hire in Germany can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Germany Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large hire in Germany is £86. The cheapest time to hire a Large in Germany is in November. The price is 51% lower than the rest of the year at just £43 per day. A Large car hire is typically 18% more expensive than the average car hire in Germany. The average price of a car hire in Germany can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Germany Large rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in Germany is £56. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Germany is in November. The price is 58% lower than the rest of the year at just £24 per day. A SUV car hire is typically 21% less expensive than the average car hire in Germany. The average price of a car hire in Germany can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Germany SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van hire in Germany is £94. The cheapest time to hire a Van in Germany is in January. The price is 46% lower than the rest of the year at just £52 per day. A Van car hire is typically 25% more expensive than the average car hire in Germany. The average price of a car hire in Germany can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a Luxury hire in Germany is £98. The cheapest time to hire a Luxury in Germany is in January. The price is 60% lower than the rest of the year at just £40 per day. A Luxury car hire is typically 28% more expensive than the average car hire in Germany. The average price of a car hire in Germany can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a Convertible hire in Germany is £55. The cheapest time to hire a Convertible in Germany is in May. The price is 0% lower than the rest of the year at just £57 per day. A Convertible car hire is typically 24% less expensive than the average car hire in Germany. The average price of a car hire in Germany can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Toyota Yaris
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

£17/day

10 Sep - 24 Sep
Toyota Yaris
Peugeot 308 SW
or similar Compact estate car
Up to 4 passengers

£17/day

9 Sep - 23 Sep
Peugeot 308 SW
Ford Ka
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

£16/day

9 Sep - 23 Sep
Ford Ka

Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in Germany

Nearby attractions:

Fraport Arena4.4 mi
English Theatre7.0 mi
Ruedesheim Cable Car28.5 mi

Nearby attractions:

Allianz Arena11.9 mi
BMW Welt16.1 mi
Olympic Park16.4 mi
Marienplatz17.8 mi
Theresienwiese18.8 mi

Nearby attractions:

Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin10.2 mi
Tempodrom10.9 mi
Checkpoint Charlie11.0 mi
Alexanderplatz11.6 mi
Zoological Garden12.2 mi

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Car hire in Germany

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Germany so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

At the moment, the cheapest car hire agency in Germany is INTERRENT , through whom users can find deals for as low as £16 per day. Users who book a rental car with INTERRENT tend to find prices that are lower than the £60 per day national average. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on where you are renting, how many days you hire for, and the type of car you choose.

At the moment, the most popular car hire company in Germany is Sixt. 85 users have given Sixt an average review score of 7.3 out of 10 for their customer service and high-quality rental cars. In the past month, 13% of users selected Sixt for their car hire while visiting Germany.

If you plan on travelling to Germany and hiring a car, then keep in mind that Sunnycars is the car rental agency with the most locations. You are likely to find one of their 1,471 country-wide locations either at your destination airport or somewhere in the city centre. If you haven’t picked a city to visit, Berlin is the most popular destination at the moment. Berlin also has 57 Sunnycars car hire centres.

In Germany, drivers are required to drive on the right at all times. Not doing so can result in traffic violation tickets.

As of 2019, Germany ranked 13 out of 137 countries for road quality. Germany received a road quality score of 5.7, which is based on a scale of 1 to 7, with 7 being the best possible score.

2.38 mg/l is the maximum Blood Alcohol Concentration you can have to legally drive a car in Germany. Both residents and visitors of Germany can face legal penalties for having a BAC higher than this amount. Be aware that 16 is the legal drinking age in Germany, and there are strict laws that prohibit drivers under this age from drink driving.

22% of momondo users preferred to hire a Compact when visiting Germany, making it the most popular type of car to rent in the country. Although car hire prices in Germany will vary by city and supplier, you can expect to pay an average of £22 per day for a Compact.

As of last week, the average price of petrol in Germany was £1.45 per litre. If you aren’t set on hiring a car in Germany, then consider Algeria. Petrol prices there are some of the cheapest in the world at £0.27 per litre as of last week. Hong Kong is another great place to visit and rent a car, but keep in mind that petrol prices can be expensive at around £2.47 per litre.


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