At our website, you can compare prices on rental cars and car rental from several companies in all cities in Croatia. Find the best prices for rental cars online. Search for and book a cheap car in cities such as, Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Osijek, Zadar, Slavonski Brod, Pula, Sesvete, Karlovac, Varaždin. We only list prices of rental cars from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you arrive.
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Croatia (Republic of Croatia) has approximately 4,285,000 inhabitants and is located in Europe. The capital is Zagreb where about 699,000 people live. Total surface/area 56,542 km² / 21,831 mi². The 30th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 27th largest regarding the surface in Europe. The largest regions/states/counties are City of Zagreb, Split-Dalmatia, Zagreb, Osijek-Baranja, Primorje-Gorski Kotar, Istria, Vukovar-Srijem, Varaždin, Sisak-Moslavina, Zadar, Brod-Posavina, Krapina-Zagorje, Karlovac, Dubrovnik-Neretva, Bjelovar-Bilogora, Koprivnica-Križevci, Međimurje, Šibenik-Knin, Virovitica-Podravina, Požega-Slavonia and Lika-Senj from a total of 21. Croatia is the 126th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 130th largest regarding the surface in the world. Alternative names are Narodna Republika Hrvatska, Socijalistička Republika Hrvatska, Hrvatska, Republika Hrvatska, Peoples Republic of Croatia, Republic of Croatia, Socialist Republic of Croatia. Kuna (HRK) is the currency used to make payments within the country. The official languages that are used in the country are e.g. Croatian, Serbian. Zagreb (c. 699000 pop), Split (c. 176300 pop), Rijeka (c. 141200 pop), Osijek (c. 88100 pop), Zadar (c. 71300 pop) are the five largest communities. Hungary, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia are countries with close borders. 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 Hungary, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Kuna (HRK). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. Do you need to make a call? To make a call with a phone you use the country code +385. Top five highest mountains are Dinara (1830 m / 6,004 ft), Jankovo Brdo (1780 m / 5,840 ft), Mali Rajinac (1699 m / 5,574 ft), Velika Duvjakuša (1698 m / 5,571 ft) and Goli Vrh (1670 m / 5,479 ft). .hr is the most common domain ending for websites in this country. See the weather reports and find maps of Croatia. We give tips and recommendations on attractions, museums, experiences, and destinations which you can visit during your stay in the country.
Activities & tourist attractions in Croatia
Wine tour and tasting in Croatia? Horvat, Winery Štampar, Levačić, Pettauer Weinkeller, OPG Tomislav Petak, Jakopić, Vinska hiža Cmrečnjak, Ramić, Vina Alojz Novak, Vinska kuća Kerman, Ranteš, Lovrec, Vinska hiža Tomšić, Pupitres and Bobnjar are examples of wine producers and vineyards. Spend a day looking on animals? Tropical houses, tropicarium, zoo, animal parks, aquarium and terrarium are Aumühle Tierpark, Sikalu, Crikvenica Aquarium, Ljubljana ZOO, Childrens Zoo, Vadaskert, Zoološki vrt grada Zagreba, Vivarium Proteus, Deers Zoo, Kabala Ménes, Zoo park Rožman Jože, Buffalo reserve, Essbarer Tiergarten, Tier Wild und Spielpark, Szécsiszigeti Bivalyrezervátum, Bear Shelter Kuterevo and Zsippói Madár és Élménypark. Do you travel with your children? Terme Čatež, Aqua Vivae Krapinske Toplice, Aquapark Adamovec, Wellness Termalija, Terme Olimia Podčetrtek, Wellness Orhidelia, Izletište Topličica, Terme Tuhelj, Termalna Riviera, Karting arena, Terme Jezerčica, Sutinske toplice, Stubičke toplice, Napuhanko and Svetojanske toplice are theme parks, water parks or amusement parks located in Croatia.
Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Croatia
There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Croatia: Minivan, Estate, Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), Luxury cars (Luxury), Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Fullsize elite, Medium SUV, Special cars (Special), Premium cars (Premium), SUV / Jeep (SUV), 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Cargo van, Exotic cars (Exotic), Intermediate, 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), Compact cars (Compact), Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Mini elite, Moped, Convertible, Mini cars (Mini), Intermediate elite, Electric cars, Economy cars (Economy), Compact elite, Standard cars (Standard), Economy elite, Small SUV, Luxury elite, 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Hybrid cars. 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 City of Zagreb, Split-Dalmatia, Zagreb, Osijek-Baranja, Primorje-Gorski Kotar, Istria, Vukovar-Srijem, Varaždin, Sisak-Moslavina, Zadar, Brod-Posavina, Krapina-Zagorje, Karlovac, Dubrovnik-Neretva, Bjelovar-Bilogora, Koprivnica-Križevci, Međimurje, Šibenik-Knin, Virovitica-Podravina, Požega-Slavonia and Lika-Senj 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 Croatia are e.g. Economy cars: e.g. Fiat Panda, Peugeot 2008, Renault Captur, Compact elite, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Ford Tourneo, Mercedes Vito Diesel, Ford Transit, Mercedes Vito Traveliner, etc. Convertible: e.g. Fiat 500 Convertible, Opel Cascada, Mini Convertible, Peugeot 207 Convertible, etc. Luxury cars: e.g. Porsche Panamera, Jaguar XF, Audi A8, Porsche Cayenne, etc. Standard cars: e.g. Volkswagen Passat, Electric cars, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Volkswagen Golf, Opel Astra, Volkswagen Golf GTI, Citroen C4 Cactus, etc. Mini cars: e.g. Citroen C1, Fiat 500, Volkswagen Up, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Volkswagen Caddy Combo Van, Iveco Daily Cargo Tail Lift (18m3), Iveco Daily Cargo Van (20m3), Volkswagen Transporter, Moped, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. BMW X6, Volkswagen Tiguan 4WD, Mercedes G350 BlueTec, BMW X3, Nissan Juke, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Ford Mondeo, Skoda Octavia, Citroen C5, Audi A3, Small SUV, etc. 5 seater minivan: e.g. Citroen C3 Picasso, Citroen Berlingo, Citroen C4 Picasso, Kia Carnival, Renault Scenic, Large truck-lorry, Luxury elite, Economy elite, Mini elite, Special cars, etc. Premium cars: e.g. Mercedes SLK 350, Mercedes C Class, Mercedes CLA, Mercedes E Class, Small-medium truck-lorry, Medium SUV, etc. Minivan: e.g. Mercedes V Class, Mercedes Viano, Mercedes Sprinter, etc. Fullsize cars: e.g. BMW 3 Series, Hybrid cars, etc. Intermediate elite: e.g. BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, Exotic cars, Fullsize elite, etc. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Renault Espace, Volkswagen Touran, Ford Galaxy, BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer, Mercedes Viano, etc. Estate: e.g. Toyota Avensis Estate, Skoda Octavia Estate, Opel Insignia Estate, Ford Focus Estate, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Krk, Korcula, Brač, Hvar, Rab, Pag, Lošinj, Ugljan, Murter, Čiovo, Vis, Cres, Pasman, Dugi, Vir, Šolta, Mljet, Lastovo, Iž, Prvić, Šipan, Koločep, Zlarin, Lopud, Silba, Vrgada, Molat, Ist, Susak, Olib, Biševo, Lokrum, Kornat, Otok Premuda, Otočić Ozhovnjak, Otočić Zvirinovik, Otok Žverinac, Otočić Žutska Aba, Otok Žut, Otok Zmajan, Otočić Žižanj and Otok Žirje etc, the range is smaller.
Parking and traffic regulations
Renting and driving a car is usually easy and effortless, but as in all countries there are many traffic regulations in Croatia you must follow. If you are going to visit and drive in large cities such as Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Osijek, Zadar, Slavonski Brod, Pula, Sesvete, Karlovac, Varaždin, prepare yourself for a lot of traffic, especially in rush hour and that it is sometimes difficult to find parking. Try to memorize the most common parking and traffic regulations before you leave to ensure that your car trip is safe, and to avoid trouble with the police.
Tips on finding rental cars in Croatia
Book the car in Croatia before your trip, it is almost always cheaper. Also, book as early as possible, it becomes more expensive the closer you get to your trip. If your car is supposed to be collected at an airport you should book before you leave, as in Zagreb Franjo Tudman Airport, Split Resnik Kaštela Airport, Rijeka Krk Airport, Osijek Klisa Airport, Zadar Zemunik Donji Airport, Pula Airport, Dubrovnik Čilipi Airport, Mali Lošinj Airport and Brac Airport. To find the best price for a car, autoprio.com compares, among others, the following companies; Enterprise, Sixt, Rhodium, Europcar, Firefly, Goldcar, Keddy By Europcar, Thrifty, Dollar, Surprice, Green Motion, addCar, Active, Global, Carwiz, Uniline, InterRent, Budget, Oryx, Hertz, Right Cars, Avis, Last Minute, Fleet Rent A Car, Uni Rent, National, Avant Car, Ridecar, Mack, Alamo in Croatia.
Destinations in Croatia
Compare car rental in regions such as: Rent a Car Cheap City of Zagreb, Car Hire Split-Dalmatia, Zagreb, Osijek-Baranja, Primorje-Gorski Kotar, Istria, Vukovar-Srijem, Varaždin, Sisak-Moslavina, Zadar, Brod-Posavina, Krapina-Zagorje, Karlovac, Dubrovnik-Neretva and Bjelovar-Bilogora. We can offer car hire where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car in Croatia. Car rental in towns such as: Car Rental Zagreb, Cheap Car Hire Split, Rijeka, Osijek, Zadar, Slavonski Brod, Pula, Sesvete, Karlovac, Varaždin, Stenjevec, Šibenik, Centar, Sisak, Velika Gorica, Vinkovci, Vukovar, Dubrovnik, Bjelovar and Koprivnica. Compare car hire for a day, long term, one year, a whole month, week, weekend or for as many days as you wish in Croatia. Car rental in airports such as: Rental Cars Zagreb Airport, Cheap Rental Cars Split Airport, Rijeka Airport, Osijek Airport, Zadar Airport, Pula Airport and Dubrovnik Airport.
Frequently asked questions about car rental & renting a car in Croatia
Which additional charges could apply?
Please note that each car rental agent in Croatia has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: out-of-hours pick-up/drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, young drivers or senior drivers and winter tyres. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency.
Where can I purchase car rental insurance in Croatia?
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.
How can I find car rentals near me in in Croatia?
Do a search for the city, island or airport closest to you in Croatia. A search for country or e.g. island in Croatia lists the largest airports. Then take a look at our map of car rental companies to find the best rental cars near you.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Croatia?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars were found on Autoprio.com at Ridecar, Fleet Rent A Car, Uni Rent, Mack, Last Minute, Oryx, Uniline and Active.
What are the best rental car companies in Croatia?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Croatia are Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget and Sixt.
Which documents do I need to bring to the rental desk in Croatia?
The rental voucher we will send you as part of the booking confirmation contains all documents required at the time of pick-up in Croatia. In most cases, in order to release the reserved vehicle, you need to bring: Credit card in the name of the driver. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases, American Express. Please consult your Booking Confirmation for list of accepted Credit Cards. Driving licence. Please note that only a full licence held for minimum of 1 year with no major endorsements will be accepted. Read more about requirements for driving licence. Booking voucher. This will be sent to you within 48 hours after booking and must be printed out. Any other forms of identification requested by the car rental agent in their terms and conditions. Details can be found on your rental voucher.
Which costs are included in the rental price?
In the majority of cases the rental price includes collision damage waiver, third party liability protection, tax, airport fee, unlimited mileage and breakdown assistance. Please note that the costs included may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination. The car rental agent may also choose to ask you for a deposit or excess at the rental desk in Croatia. Make sure to check the rental conditions at the time of booking.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Croatia?
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.
How much do you charge for excess in Croatia?
The excess amount depends on the car rental agent and the rented vehicle and it will be refunded within 10-28 days after the rental if there has been no damage. Cartrawler offer damage refund insurance in association with our insurance partners, which will allow you to claim for reimbursement in the event that you have been charged for collision damage or theft. This damage refund insurance can be purchased at the time of booking.
What are the most popular car rental locations in Croatia?
Based on searches on autoprio.com, the most popular cities to rent a car in Croatia are Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Osijek, Zadar, Slavonski Brod, Pula, Sesvete, Karlovac, Varaždin, Stenjevec, Šibenik, Centar, Sisak and Velika Gorica.
Can I book without a credit card in Croatia?
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.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Croatia?
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.
Which optional extras are available in Croatia?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked online: Additional driver, Booster seat, Child toddler seat, Infant child seat, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Ski Rack, Snow Chain Set, Snow Tyres, Wi-Fi Access, Luggage / Roof Rack. Please note that most of the optional extras are not included in the rental price and can be purchased at the time of booking or at the rental desk in Croatia. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Car rental companies we compare in Croatia
When you are looking for a rental car in Croatia, autoprio.com compares, for example, these companies: Uniline, Mack, Active, Budget, Last Minute, Goldcar, Keddy By Europcar, Alamo, Carwiz, Avis, Rhodium, Right Cars, National, Green Motion, Oryx, Fleet Rent A Car, Hertz, Surprice, Uni Rent, Sixt, Thrifty, Europcar, Enterprise, InterRent, Ridecar, addCar, Global, Firefly, Avant Car and Dollar.