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We compare rental car prices and car rental from several companies in all popular destinations in Germany, and find the best prices on rental cars. Search for and book in cities and communities such as, Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Frankfurt am Main, Essen, Stuttgart, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Bremen, Hanover, Leipzig, Duisburg, Nuremberg. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you arrive.
More about Germany
Germany (Federal Republic of Germany, West Germany) has approximately 81,802,000 inhabitants and is located in Europe. Total surface/area 357,021 km² / 137,847 mi². Germany is the 15th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 64th largest regarding the surface in the world. The 2th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 6th largest regarding the surface in Europe. The largest regions/states/counties are North Rhine-Westphalia, Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg, Lower Saxony, Hesse, Saxony, Rhineland-Palatinate, Berlin, Schleswig-Holstein, Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saarland and Bremen from a total of sixteen. Alternative names are Deutschland, Federal Republic of Germany, West Germany, Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Duitschland. The capital is Berlin where about 3,426,400 people live. Websites on the internet often have the domain .de. See the weather reports and find maps of Germany. We give tips and recommendations on attractions, museums, experiences, and destinations which you can visit during your stay in the country. +49 is the country code when you want to make a phone call to the country. The official currency is Euro (EUR) and is used for your payments. Neighboring countries are Switzerland, Poland, Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, France, Austria. 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 Switzerland, Poland, Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, France, Austria. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Euro (EUR). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. Different languages that are used are e.g. German. Berlin (c. 3426400 pop), Hamburg (c. 1739100 pop), Munich (c. 1260400 pop), Cologne (c. 963400 pop), Frankfurt am Main (c. 650000 pop) are the five largest cities. The top five highest mountains are Zugspitze (2962 m / 9,718 ft), Watzmann (2713 m / 8,901 ft), Watzmann Mittelspitze (2713 m / 8,901 ft), Hochblassen (2706 m / 8,878 ft) and Leutascher Dreitorspitze (2673 m / 8,770 ft).
Germany tourist attractions & activities
Experience an amusement park, water park or theme park, then there are these options, Minigolf, Legoland Deutschland, Heide Park, Wunderland, Reeperbahn, Schloss Beck, Phantasialand, Tropical Islands, Natur-Solebad-Werne, AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin, Turnacker, Freibad, Freizeitpark Lochmühle, Barfußpark – Dornstetten, Barfußpfad – Bad Sobernheim, Kinderland Trassenheide, Barfußpfad – Bad Orb, Mittenwalder Panorama-Barfußwanderweg, Sommerrodelbahn Bad Doberan and Europa-Park. Do you travel with your children? Spend a day looking on animals? Hellabrunn Zoo, Zoo/Aquarium, Kobelt Zoo, Berlin Zoological Garden, Worms Zoo, Haustierpark, Zoo Cologne, Bayerwald-Tierpark Lohberg, Leipzig Zoological Garden, Opel Zoo, Karlsruhe Zoo, Vogelpark Zoo, Zoological garden Dusseldorf, Zoo Frankfurt, Tierpark Neumünster, Augsburger Zoo, Wilhelma, Serengeti-Park, Wildpark Osterzgebirge, Schmetterlingsfarm Trassenheide, Heidelberg Zoo and SEA LIFE München are tropicarium, tropical house, animal parks, aquarium, zoos and terrarium. Take the opportunity to taste the local wine during your holiday. Weinbau Hubert and Winterhalde are examples of vineyards and wine producers. A day for wine tasting in Germany?
Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Germany
There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Germany: Premium cars (Premium), Electric cars, Small SUV, Mini cars (Mini), Compact elite, Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), Moped, Luxury elite, Hybrid cars, Economy elite, Exotic cars (Exotic), Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Medium SUV, Estate, 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Intermediate elite, Compact cars (Compact), 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), Convertible, Special cars (Special), Luxury cars (Luxury), Intermediate, Economy cars (Economy), Fullsize elite, Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Cargo van, Mini elite, 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), SUV / Jeep (SUV), Standard cars (Standard), Minivan. 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 North Rhine-Westphalia, Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg, Lower Saxony, Hesse, Saxony, Rhineland-Palatinate, Berlin, Schleswig-Holstein, Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saarland and Bremen 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 Germany are e.g. Medium SUV, etc. Intermediate elite: e.g. BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, etc. Estate: e.g. Renault Clio Estate, Ford Focus Estate, Skoda Octavia Estate, Volkswagen Passat Estate, Mercedes E Class Estate, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Volkswagen Caddy Combo Van, Vauxhall Astra Combo Van, Fiat Ducato, Mercedes Atego Koffer 7.49T, Mercedes Sprinter, Exotic cars, etc. Fullsize cars: e.g. Audi A5, Mercedes C Class, BMW 3 Series, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Mazda CX-5, Citroen C4 Cactus, Opel Astra, Volkswagen Golf GTI, Volkswagen Golf, Large truck-lorry, etc. Convertible: e.g. Audi A3 Convertible, Audi TT Convertible, Mercedes E Class Convertible, Moped, Economy elite, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Fiat Panda, Volkswagen Polo, Opel Corsa, Ford Fiesta, Special cars, Electric cars, etc. Luxury cars: e.g. Mercedes G63 AMG, Porsche Panamera Turbo S, Jaguar XF, Porsche Cayenne S, BMW M3, etc. Mini cars: e.g. Citroen C1, Volkswagen Up, Peugeot 107, Toyota Aygo, Fiat 500 S Dualogic, Hybrid cars, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Ford Transit, Mercedes Vito Traveliner, Mercedes Vito, Ford Tourneo, etc. Minivan: e.g. Mercedes Sprinter, Mercedes Viano, etc. Standard cars: e.g. Volkswagen Passat, Audi A4, BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe, Compact elite, etc. Premium cars: e.g. BMW 5 Series, Mercedes CLS, Audi TT, BMW 4 Series Coupe, Mercedes E Class Estate, etc. 5 seater minivan: e.g. Renault Scenic, Citroen Berlingo, Kia Carnival, Fullsize elite, etc. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Volkswagen Touran, Ford Galaxy, Mercedes Viano, Renault Espace, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Ford Mondeo, Audi A3, Citroen C5, Mini elite, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Audi Q5, Mercedes GLE, Hyundai Santa Fe, Small-medium truck-lorry, Small SUV, Luxury elite, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Rügen Island, Usedom Island, Sylt, Fehmarn, Föhr, Norderney, Borkum, Poel, Insel Baltrum, Ziegelwerder, Wörth, Weißenthurmer Werth, Insel Wangerooge, Walfisch, Vilm, Valentinswerder, Uthörn, Urmitzer Werth, Insel Urkewitz, Ummanz, Trischen, Insel Tollow, Tertius, Teerhofsinsel, Tauber Werth, Süfs, Südfall, Süderoog, Steinwerder, Steinwerder, Steinbruch, Starkenwerder, Spieringshorst, Insel Spiekeroog, Insel Seddinwall, Schweriner Horst, Schweinsand, Schweden-Insel and Schwanenwerder etc, the range is smaller.
What to consider when looking for rental cars in Germany?
Book the car in Germany 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 Berlin Tegel Otto Lilienthal Airport, Berlin Schönefeld Airport, Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport, Hamburg Fuhlsbüttel Helmut-Schmidt Airport, Munich Franz Josef Strauss Airport, Cologne Bonn Konrad Adenauer Airport, Frankfurt am Main Rhein Airport, Stuttgart Echterdingen Airport, Dortmund Wickede Airport and Düsseldorf International Airport. Caro, Buchbinder, Advantage, National, Dollar, King Rent, Global Drive, Alamo, Sixt, Enterprise, Thrifty, Aznur, Hertz Dream Collection, Europcar, Avis, Payless, Flizzr, Keddy By Europcar, Firefly, Budget, Global, InterRent, Hertz are the companies autoprio.com compares in Germany to find the best price.
Traffic regulations and car driving
Renting and driving a car is usually easy and effortless, but as in all countries there are many traffic regulations in Germany you must follow. If you are going to visit and drive in large cities such as Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Frankfurt am Main, Essen, Stuttgart, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Bremen, Hanover, Leipzig, Duisburg, Nuremberg, 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.
Destinations in Germany
Compare car rental in regions such as: Rental Cars North Rhine-Westphalia, Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg, Lower Saxony, Hesse, Saxony, Rhineland-Palatinate, Berlin, Schleswig-Holstein and Brandenburg. Car rental in towns such as: Car Rental Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Frankfurt am Main, Essen, Stuttgart, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Bremen, Hanover, Leipzig, Duisburg, Nuremberg, Dresden, Wandsbek, Bochum, Wuppertal, Bielefeld and Bonn. Car rental in airports such as: Car Hire Berlin Tegel Airport, Berlin Schönefeld Airport, Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Hamburg Airport, Munich Airport, Cologne-Bonn Airport, Frankfurt Airport, Stuttgart Airport, Dortmund Airport, Düsseldorf Airport, Bremen Airport, Hannover-Langenhagen Airport, Leipzig-Halle Airport, Nuremberg Airport, Dresden Airport, Karlsruhe Baden-Baden Airport, Münster Osnabrück Airport, Augsburg Airport, Erfurt-Weimar Airport and Rostock-Laage Airport.
Frequently asked questions about car rental in Germany
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Germany?
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 Germany?
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 Germany?
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 Germany?
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 Germany
To find the best price for a car, autoprio.com compares, among others, the following companies; Buchbinder, Europcar, InterRent, Keddy By Europcar, Aznur, King Rent, Avis, National, Global, Firefly, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz Dream Collection, Advantage, Global Drive, Hertz, Thrifty, Budget, Sixt, Payless, Flizzr, Caro and Alamo in Germany.