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Here you can compare rental cars and hiring of vehicles from several companies in cities in Bulgaria. Look for and find the best prices on car rental. Search for and book directly in cities such as, Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas, Rousse, Stara Zagora, Pleven, Sliven, Dobrich, Shumen, Pernik, Yambol, Haskovo, Pazardzhik. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you want to pick up your car.
Bulgaria (Republic of Bulgaria) is a country with approximately 7,149,000 inhabitants and is located in Europe. The capital is Sofia which has 1,152,600 inhabitants. Total surface/area 110,910 km² / 42,823 mi². It is the 22th largest country on Europe when it comes to inhabitants and the 15th largest regarding the surface. Other names for this country is Blgariya, Bŭlgariya, България, Republika Bŭlgariya, Bulgarien, People’s Republic of Bulgaria, Republika Bulgaria, Bulgaristan, Narodna Republika Bŭlgariya, Република България, Bulgarie, Republic of Bulgaria. It consists of 28 regions/states/counties and the largest are Sofijska oblast, Oblast Plovdiv, Oblast Varna, Oblast Burgas, Oblast Stara Zagora, Oblast Blagoevgrad, Oblast Pazardzhik, Oblast Pleven, Oblast Veliko Tarnovo, Oblast Haskovo, Oblast Ruse, Oblast Sliven, Oblast Vratsa, Oblast Dobrich, Oblast Shumen, Oblast Kardzhali, Oblast Montana, Oblast Lovech, Oblast Kyustendil, Oblast Pernik, Oblast Yambol, Oblast Razgrad, Oblast Gabrovo, Oblast Smolyan and Oblast Targovishte. Bulgaria is the 100th largest country in the world when it comes to inhabitants and the 106th largest regarding its surface area. To make a call, you use the country code +359. Lev (BGN) is the official currency for shopping and payments. The five largest communities are Sofia (c. 1152600 pop), Plovdiv (c. 340500 pop), Varna (c. 312800 pop), Burgas (c. 196000 pop), Rousse (c. 156200 pop). See the weather reports and find maps of Bulgaria. We give tips and recommendations on attractions, museums, experiences, and destinations which you can visit during your stay in the country. Websites mostly have the top domain .bg. Countries with close borders are North Macedonia, Greece, Romania, Turkey, Serbia. Is it included in the price to cross national borders? Usually not, the car rental company may charge a fee to cross national borders to North Macedonia, Greece, Romania, Turkey, Serbia. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Lev (BGN). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. The official languages that are used in the country are e.g. Turkish, Romany, Bulgarian. Top five highest mountains are Musala (2925 m / 9,596 ft), Polezhan (2851 m / 9,354 ft), Dzhengal (2730 m / 8,957 ft), Momin Dvor (2723 m / 8,934 ft) and Sinanitsa (2516 m / 8,255 ft).
Bulgaria activities & tourist attractions
Often you can visit without booking before, but some wineries require you to book in advance. Wineries and wine producers located in Bulgaria are, for example, Lozyata and Starite Lozya. A day for wine tasting in Bulgaria? Do you want to do something fun with the whole family? Amusement parks, water parks and theme parks in Bulgaria are for example Brdolandiâ, Karting Pista Džmbo, Voden park Iskr, City Park Razlog, Kompleks Neptun, Water park Korali, Akva Park Doljevac, Kpalnâ Mariâ Luiza, Konza, Sankt Peterburg, Plaž Rudarci, Aerodrom, Podina Waterpark, Alpha Thermal, Detski razvlekatelen kompleks Patilanci, Voden park Bbreka, Gradski Bazen, Sky Park and Aqualand. Zoos, aquarium, tropicarium, terrarium, tropical house and animal parks located in Bulgaria are Noise sensitive area, Zoopark Kajlka, Zoopark Blagoevgrad, Glbi, Noise sensitive AREA, Sofia Zoo, ZOO Park, Zookt, Loveški zoopark, Vodni ptici, Zoopark Hisarlka and Zoo. Looking at exotic animals?
Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Bulgaria
There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Bulgaria: Luxury elite, Convertible, Hybrid cars, Luxury cars (Luxury), Fullsize elite, Compact cars (Compact), Medium SUV, Mini elite, Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Exotic cars (Exotic), Mini cars (Mini), Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Electric cars, 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), Premium cars (Premium), Moped, Economy cars (Economy), Small SUV, Standard cars (Standard), Compact elite, Special cars (Special), Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Estate, Cargo van, Minivan, 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Intermediate elite, Intermediate, Economy elite, SUV / Jeep (SUV). Big cities and popular destinations have more car types to choose from. If you want to rent a luxury car then search at the major airports and the most popular destinations in the major regions such as Sofijska oblast, Oblast Plovdiv, Oblast Varna, Oblast Burgas, Oblast Stara Zagora, Oblast Blagoevgrad, Oblast Pazardzhik, Oblast Pleven, Oblast Veliko Tarnovo, Oblast Haskovo, Oblast Ruse, Oblast Sliven, Oblast Vratsa, Oblast Dobrich, Oblast Shumen, Oblast Kardzhali, Oblast Montana, Oblast Lovech, Oblast Kyustendil, Oblast Pernik, Oblast Yambol, Oblast Razgrad, Oblast Gabrovo, Oblast Smolyan and Oblast Targovishte etc. It can also be harder to find and book special cars during peak season, if you do not search well in advance, before you need your rental car.
Cars you can rent in Bulgaria are e.g. Economy elite, Hybrid cars, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Daihatsu Terios, Nissan Qashqai, Nissan Murano, Mitsubishi Pajero, Toyota Rav4, Small-medium truck-lorry, Compact elite, Large truck-lorry, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Citroen C4 Cactus, Hyundai i30, Volkswagen Golf, Moped, Fullsize elite, etc. Standard cars: e.g. Audi A4, Volkswagen Passat, Small SUV, etc. Fullsize cars: e.g. Mercedes C Class, BMW 3 Series, Tesla Model S 75D, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Ford Fiesta, Toyota Yaris, Toyota Yaris Hybrid, Volkswagen Polo, Fiat Panda, etc. Minivan: e.g. Mercedes V Class, Mercedes Viano, etc. Estate: e.g. Peugeot 508 Estate, Volkswagen Passat Estate, Skoda Fabia Estate, Opel Insignia Estate, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Audi A3, Skoda Octavia, Toyota Avensis, Ford Mondeo, Medium SUV, etc. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Ford Galaxy, Volkswagen Touran, etc. 5 seater minivan: e.g. Renault Scenic, Citroen Berlingo, Mini elite, etc. Premium cars: e.g. Mercedes E Class, etc. Luxury cars: e.g. Hummer H2, Range Rover Vogue, Porsche Cayenne, Luxury elite, Exotic cars, etc. Mini cars: e.g. Citroen C1, Peugeot 107, Toyota Aygo, Volkswagen Up, etc. Convertible: e.g. Opel Cascada, Fiat 500 Convertible, Opel Astra Convertible, Renault Megane Convertible, Electric cars, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Fiat Ducato, Volkswagen Sharan, Ford Transit SWB Van, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Mercedes Vito Traveliner, Mercedes Vito Diesel, Ford Transit, Special cars, etc. Intermediate elite: e.g. BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Ostrov Vetren, Ostrov Vardim, Sveti Petŭr, Sveti Ivan, Sveti Petar, Ostrov Kozloduy, Kosuy, Kalimok, Golyam Brashlen, Garvan, Ostrov Boril, Ostrov Sveta Anastasia, Ostrov Belene, Ostrov Batin, Ostrov Dobrina, Kosuy, Ostrov Bogdan, Ostrov Skomen, Ostrov Dovlak, Ostrov Malak Bliznak, Ostrov Golyam Bliznak, Ostrov Kicha, Ostrov Tsibritsa, Ostrov Tsibar, Ostrov Ezik, Ostrov Oreh, Ostrov Malak Boril, Ostrov Belitsa, Ostrov Magaritsa, Ostrov Milka, Ostrov Golyama Barzina, Ostrov Palets, Ostrov Lakat, Ostrov Bahcha, Ostrov Malak Vardim and Ostrov Lyulyak etc, the range is smaller.
Tips and advice when looking for a rental car in Bulgaria
How do you find the cheapest rental car in Bulgaria? Book your car online, it is cheaper, easier and saves time. Book as early as possible, it becomes more expensive the closer you get to your trip. Book before you leave, especially if you are going to collect your car at an airport, such as Sofia Vrazjdebna Airport, Plovdiv Krumovo Airport, Varna Golden Sands Airport, Burgas Airport, Haskovo Malevo Uzundzhovo Airport, Stara Zagora Airport, Kolyu Ganchevo Airport, Haskovo Malevo Airport, Targovishte Bukhovtsi Airport and Gorna Orechovista Airport. When you are searching with us you will find the best prices. We compare, for example, these companies in Bulgaria: Payless, Thrifty, Dollar, Sixt, Budget, CarRent Bulgaria, Green Motion, Yes Rent A Car, Alamo, Europcar, Mex, City Rent Bulgaria, Firefly, InterRent, Autojet, Enterprise, addCar, National, Low Cost Cars Bulgaria, Top Rent A Car, Hertz, Veger, Surprice, Avis.
Traffic regulations and car driving
As in all countries on earth the number of traffic rules in Bulgaria can be endless, but it does not impose any problems renting and driving a car. In larger cities such as Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas, Rousse, Stara Zagora, Pleven, Sliven, Dobrich, Shumen, Pernik, Yambol, Haskovo, Pazardzhik, it is sometimes difficult to drive a car. At rush hour, there can be a lot of traffic and it can be difficult to find parking. Learn the most important traffic and parking regulations to ensure a safe trip and that you abide the law.
Destinations in Bulgaria
Compare car rental in regions such as: Compare Rental Cars Sofia City, Oblast Sofia, Oblast Plovdiv, Oblast Varna, Oblast Burgas, Oblast Stara Zagora, Oblast Blagoevgrad, Oblast Pazardzhik, Oblast Pleven, Oblast Veliko Tarnovo, Oblast Haskovo, Oblast Ruse, Oblast Sliven, Oblast Vratsa and Oblast Dobrich. Car rental in towns such as: Rent a Car Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas, Rousse, Stara Zagora, Pleven, Sliven, Dobrich, Shumen, Pernik, Yambol, Haskovo, Pazardzhik, Blagoevgrad, Veliko Tarnovo, Gabrovo, Vratsa, Kazanlak and Vidin. Car rental in airports such as: Cheap Car Hire Sofia Airport, Plovdiv Airport, Varna Airport and Burgas Airport.
Frequently asked questions about car rental in Bulgaria
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Bulgaria?
Yes, in most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location. We will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.
Can I rent a car if I’m under 25 or over 75 in Bulgaria?
Yes, most car rental agents have a minimum age limit of 21 years for rentals. However, requirements may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination country. Please note that there may be additional charges if the main driver is under 25 or over 75 years old to cover the extra insurance cost. Any additional fee will be mentioned at the time of booking under summary of charges before you confirm the reservation.
Can I book without a credit card in Bulgaria?
Yes. You can make a booking without a credit card. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
Where can I purchase car rental insurancein Bulgaria?
We recommend purchasing the damage refund insurance at the time of booking. Our insurance partners offer a complete damage refund insurance package which is up to 50% cheaper than what you would pay at the rental supplier’s desk. The insurance cost and conditions will be displayed at the time of booking.
Car rental companies we compare in Bulgaria
When you are looking for a rental car in Bulgaria, autoprio.com compares, for example, these companies: Thrifty, Alamo, Surprice, Mex, Yes Rent A Car, Green Motion, CarRent Bulgaria, Budget, National, Hertz, addCar, Firefly, Low Cost Cars Bulgaria, Enterprise, Top Rent A Car, Europcar, Avis, InterRent, City Rent Bulgaria, Dollar, Payless, Sixt, Autojet and Veger.