Crossing borders in your hire car is allowed into specific countries, which are listed by the individual car hire companies. You can review the list on request from the hire company representative. Most companies dealing with car hire in Zakopane will issue you with an official written agreement allowing you permission to cross a border in your hired vehicle. If you do not obtain this letter, you could be in violation of your car hire insurance policy, resulting in additional charges when you return your car hire.
Most credit cards issued by international brands will be recognised as acceptable payment methods when obtaining your Zakopane car hire. The card that you present when making payment for your hire vehicle must show the name of the intended driver, and that driver must be present at the time of payment, whether you are obtaining a luxury or cheap car rental in Zakopane. You can not use a debit card or cash as a method of payment. There will be a charge for a security deposit, which will be determined by the hire car company and will be different for each vehicle type. The security deposit amount will be held on the credit card you wish to charge for your hire car and will be refunded within 30 days of the return of the undamaged vehicle.
When driving your car hire in Zakopane, you will be driving on the right-hand side of the road and therefore must follow right-hand driving rules. Drinking and driving is a very serious offence in Zakopane, and the alcohol limit when operating a vehicle is 0.2%. This is much stricter than anywhere else in Europe. You are required to wear a seat belt when seated in the front or the back of a vehicle in Zakopane, whether you are a passenger or the driver of the car. The speed limit on dual carriageways is generally 120 km/h (75 mph), while it’s commonly 100 km/h (62 mph) on any expressway. Between 23:00 and 06:00, the speed limit is reduced to 60 km/h (37 mph) and drivers must turn their headlights on. You will need to make sure you have your driver’s licence, vehicle registration document and car insurance documents with you at all times, as authorities are likely to request to see them if they pull you over to inspect the car. All traffic offences will result in an on the spot fine in Zakopane that must be paid immediately.
When driving in Zakopane as an international driver, you will need to have an international driver’s permit if your licence is not issued from a country on a specific list; this list can be found for review from the company dealing with your car hire in Zakopane. The intended driver of the car must be in possession of a valid driver’s licence; it must have been held for no less than one year for it to be considered an acceptable document to secure your hire car. Your licence must be presented along with current, authorised identification documentation, such as an ID card or a passport. This identification document cannot be a copy; only original documents will be accepted as proof of your identity. If your international driver's permit and/or your homeland driver’s licence document is not printed in the Roman alphabet, you will need to have an authorised government-issued document to serve as an English translation proving your driver's licence is valid.
£22 - £53
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£22 - £74
The average price of a Small hire in Zakopane, Poland is £19. The cheapest time to hire a Small in Zakopane, Poland is in September. The price is 0% lower than the rest of the year at just £22 per day. A Small car hire is typically 38% less expensive than the average car hire in Zakopane. The average price of a car hire in Zakopane can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.
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ul. Jagiellonska 29, Zakopane, Malopolskie, Poland
0.7 mi from city centre
Ul. Wierchowa 2, Zakopane, Malopolskie, Poland
0.9 mi from city centre
You can expect to find the cheapest car hire prices in Zakopane from Panek, who has 1 location in the city. momondo users have found daily rates as low as £22, but the average rate for car rentals in Zakopane from Panek is £25/day.
When travelling to Zakopane during the month of September, we recommend hiring an Economy car in order to be best prepared for the weather and road conditions. An Economy car can handle both the wet and dry road conditions that are often seen in Zakopane during September, when temperatures are around 1 °C and precipitation is 90 mm on average. Hiring a Economy in Zakopane will cost you £26/day on average.
The speed limit in Zakopane is 35 mph, unless otherwise stated on road signs. Zakopane also has a suburban speed limit of 65 mph which is strictly enforced. If you find yourself on a motorway in Zakopane, be aware that the speed limit is generally 90 mph.
For an average of £30/day (and as low as £16/day), Ford Focus hires in Zakopane are the most popular car among our users. Hiring the Ford Fiesta in Zakopane for £31/day on average (£17/day for a cheap deal) is another popular choice.
During the month of August the average temperature in Zakopane is 7 °C and the expected precipitation is 160 mm. This information is useful for travellers looking for a car hire in Zakopane.
The climate in Malopolskie during August is usually 12 °C with an expected 115 mm of precipitation throughout the month. Those looking to hire a car and leave from Zakopane on a road trip to the surrounding area should take note of this information.
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