We compare rental car prices and car rental from several companies in all popular destinations in Romania, and find the best prices on rental cars. Search for and book in cities and communities such as, Bucharest, Sector 3, Sector 6, Sector 2, Iași, Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Craiova, Constanța, Galați, Sector 4, Braşov, Sector 5, Ploieşti. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you arrive.
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Info about Romania
Romania has approximately 21,959,000 inhabitants and is located in Europe. Total surface/area 237,500 km² / 91,699 mi². Romania is the 53th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 82th largest regarding the surface in the world. The 9th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 12th largest regarding the surface in Europe. The largest regions/states/counties are București, Prahova, Dolj, Constanța, Bacău, Cluj, Suceava, Timiş, Argeş, Iaşi, Galaţi, Bihor, Braşov, Mureş, Dâmboviţa, Hunedoara, Maramureş, Olt, Neamţ, Arad, Vaslui, Teleorman, Sibiu, Botoşani, Vâlcea, Vrancea, Gorj, Brăila, Satu Mare, Alba, Călăraşi, Bistriţa-Năsăud, Harghita, Ilfov, Ialomiţa, Giurgiu, Mehedinţi, Tulcea, Sălaj, Covasna, Caraş-Severin and Buzău from a total of 42. Alternative names are Rumania, Republica Socialistă România, România, Romanya, Romanica, Socialist Republic of Rumania, Romînia, Rumanian People’s Republic, Rumänien, Rumunija, Republica Populară Romînă, Roumanie, Romaniei, Roumania, Rumunsko, Socialist Republic of Romania. The capital is Bucharest where about 1,877,200 people live. Negoiu (2535 m / 8,317 ft), Vârful Peleaga (2509 m / 8,232 ft), Păpuşa (2508 m / 8,228 ft), Retezat (2482 m / 8,143 ft) and Pietrosul (2303 m / 7,556 ft) are the top five highest mountains of the country. The five largest cities are Bucharest (c. 1877200 pop), Sector 3 (c. 385400 pop), Sector 6 (c. 367800 pop), Sector 2 (c. 345400 pop), Iași (c. 318000 pop). To make a call to the country, use the country code +40. Websites mostly have the top domain .ro. To buy and make purchases, the currency Leu (RON) is used. Different languages that are used are e.g. Romanian, Hungarian, Romany. Neighboring countries are Republic of Moldova, Hungary, Ukraine, Bulgaria, 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 Republic of Moldova, Hungary, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Serbia. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Leu (RON). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. Weather and maps of cities, the country etc. in Romania. Get suggestions on experiences, attractions, museums and destinations that could be worth a visit during your trip to the country.
Tourist attractions och activities in Romania
Aquarium, tropical houses, zoos, tropicarium, animal parks and terrarium are for example Țarcul ursului, Reptilariu, Țarcul leilor, Perimetru struțului, Zona zimbrului, Țarcul lupilor, Țarcul tigrului asiatic, Zona pelicanilor, Zona maimuțelor, Zona păsărilor de apă, Țarcul poneilor, Țarcul tigrului siberian, Bucharest Zoological Garden, Fostul țarc al elefantului, Țarcul pumei, Țarcul tigrului indian, Perimetrul oilor and Perimetrul calului. Visiting an animal park with the family? Vineyards and wine producers are, for example Domeniile Tohani, CRAMA DARIE, Lacerta Winery, Budureasca, Crama Trantu and Prăvălia cu Licori. It is often possible to stay one night or more at the vineyard. Are you dreaming of going on a wine trip to Romania? Amusement parks, water parks and theme parks in Romania are for example Water Park Otopeni, Karting Constanta and Aqua Magic Mamaia. Looking for experiences and activities for the whole family?
Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Romania
There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Romania: Luxury cars (Luxury), Convertible, Medium SUV, 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Compact cars (Compact), Intermediate, Premium cars (Premium), Small SUV, Hybrid cars, SUV / Jeep (SUV), 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), Mini cars (Mini), Exotic cars (Exotic), Standard cars (Standard), Electric cars, Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), Luxury elite, Fullsize elite, Estate, Moped, 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Cargo van, Economy elite, Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Intermediate elite, Mini elite, Minivan, Compact elite, Economy cars (Economy), Special cars (Special). 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 București, Prahova, Dolj, Constanța, Bacău, Cluj, Suceava, Timiş, Argeş, Iaşi, Galaţi, Bihor, Braşov, Mureş, Dâmboviţa, Hunedoara, Maramureş, Olt, Neamţ, Arad, Vaslui, Teleorman, Sibiu, Botoşani, Vâlcea, Vrancea, Gorj, Brăila, Satu Mare, Alba, Călăraşi, Bistriţa-Năsăud, Harghita, Ilfov, Ialomiţa, Giurgiu, Mehedinţi, Tulcea, Sălaj, Covasna, Caraş-Severin and Buzău 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 Romania are e.g. Large truck-lorry, etc. Convertible: e.g. Fiat 500 Convertible, etc. Fullsize cars: e.g. BMW 3 Series, Intermediate elite, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Audi A3, Ford Mondeo, Skoda Octavia, Toyota Avensis, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Kia Sorento, Renault Koleos, BMW X5, Volkswagen Tiguan 4WD, Nissan Juke, etc. Estate: e.g. Ford Focus Estate, Toyota Avensis Estate, Volkswagen Passat Estate, Special cars, Electric cars, Mini elite, Medium SUV, etc. Luxury cars: e.g. Porsche Cayenne, etc. Premium cars: e.g. Mercedes E Class, Mercedes C220 CDI, Compact elite, etc. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Ford Galaxy, Volkswagen Touran, Exotic cars, Small SUV, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Mercedes Vito Diesel, Mercedes Vito Traveliner, Luxury elite, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Citroen Berlingo Cargo Van, Ford Transit SWB Van, Fullsize elite, Hybrid cars, etc. 5 seater minivan: e.g. Renault Scenic, Citroen Berlingo, Citroen C4 Picasso, etc. Standard cars: e.g. Volkswagen Passat, Audi A4, Moped, Economy elite, etc. Mini cars: e.g. Smart Fortwo, Citroen C1, Toyota Aygo, Volkswagen Up, etc. Minivan: e.g. Mercedes Viano, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Ford Fiesta, Citroen DS3, Fiat Panda, Toyota Yaris, etc. Small-medium truck-lorry: e.g. Mitsubishi L200 Double Cab, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Ford Focus, Nissan Leaf Electric, Hyundai i30, Volkswagen Golf, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Ostrovul Vărsătura, Ostrovul Tătaru, Ostrovul Sfântu Gheorghe, Ostrovul Sfântu Gheorghe, Insula Sacalinu Mic, Insula Sacalinu Mare, Ostrovul Regal, Ostrovul Ramadan, Ostrovul Popina, Insula Popina, Păcuiul lui Soare, Ostrovul, Ostrovul Mocanului, Ostrovul Lung, Ostrovul Letea, Ostrovul Isaccea, Ostrovul Hinog, Ostrovul Gâsca, Ostrovul Gârla Mare, Ostrovul Dranov, Insula Curt Bei, Insula Chituc, Ostrovul Cernofca, Ostrovul Carcaliul, Ostrovul Caraorman, Insula Brăiliţa, Ostrovul Balaban, Ostrovul Babina, Insula Ada-Kaleh, Ostrovul Calinovăţ, Ostrovul Moldova Veche, Ostrovul Şimian, Ostrovul Chichinete, Ostrovul Mare, Ostrovul Acalia and Corbu Island (historical) 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 Romania you must follow. If you are going to visit and drive in large cities such as Bucharest, Sector 3, Sector 6, Sector 2, Iași, Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Craiova, Constanța, Galați, Sector 4, Braşov, Sector 5, Ploieşti, 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 how to find a rental car in Romania
How do you find the cheapest rental car in Romania? 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 Bucharest Henri Coandă Otopeni International Airport, Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu Airport, Iași International Airport, Constanța Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport, Cluj Napoca Avram Iancu International Airport, Timișoara Traian Vuia International Airport, Oradea International Airport, Bacău George Enescu International Airport and Arad International Airport. When you are searching with us you will find the best prices. When you are looking for a rental car in Romania, autoprio.com compares, for example, these companies: Hertz, Direct Rent, Avis, addCar, Enterprise, Optimorent, Europcar, Touring Rent Auto, Thrifty, Goldcar, Rhodium, AutoBoca, National, Alamo, Premium Rent, Autoclick, Global, Right Cars, Magrenta, Dollar, Budget, InterRent, Autonom, Klass Wagen, Payless, Firefly, Sixt, Green Motion, Surprice.
Destinations in Romania
Compare car rental in regions such as: Rent a Car Cheap București, Car Hire Prahova, Dolj, Constanța, Bacău, Cluj, Suceava, Timiş, Argeş, Iaşi, Galaţi, Bihor, Braşov, Mureş and Dâmboviţa. Compare car rentals for a week, one month, one day, as many days as you wish, long-term, weekend or a year in Romania. Car rental in towns such as: Car Rental Bucharest, Cheap Car Hire Iași, Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Craiova, Constanța, Galați, Braşov, Ploieşti, Brăila, Oradea, Bacău, Arad, Piteşti, Sibiu, Târgu Mureş, Baia Mare, Buzău, Botoşani and Satu Mare. Compare long-term rental for one day, one year, a whole month, week, weekend, or for as many days as you wish in Romania. Car rental in airports such as: Rental Cars Bucharest Airport, Cheap Rental Cars Bucharest-Băneasa Airport, Iași Airport, Constanța Airport, Cluj-Napoca Airport, Timișoara Airport, Oradea Airport, Bacău Airport, Arad Airport, Sibiu Airport, Târgu Mureș Airport, Suceava-Salcea Airport, Craiova Airport, Baia Mare Airport and Satu Mare Airport.
Frequently asked questions about car rental & renting a car in Romania
How can I find car rentals near me in in Romania?
Do a search for the city, island or airport closest to you in Romania. A search for country or e.g. island in Romania lists the largest airports. Then take a look at our map of car rental companies to find the best rental cars near you.
Which additional charges could apply?
Please note that each car rental agent in Romania 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.
What are the most popular car rental locations in Romania?
Based on searches on autoprio.com, the most popular cities to rent a car in Romania are Bucharest, Iași, Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Craiova, Constanța, Galați, Braşov, Ploieşti, Brăila, Oradea, Bacău, Arad, Piteşti and Sibiu.
What are the best rental car companies in Romania?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Romania are Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget and Sixt.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Romania?
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.
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 Romania. Make sure to check the rental conditions at the time of booking.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Romania?
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 documents do I need to bring to the rental desk in Romania?
The rental voucher we will send you as part of the booking confirmation contains all documents required at the time of pick-up in Romania. 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 optional extras are available in Romania?
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 Romania. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Where can I purchase car rental insurance in Romania?
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.
Can I book without a credit card in Romania?
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.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Romania?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars were found on Autoprio.com at AutoBoca, Touring Rent Auto, Direct Rent, Premium Rent, Magrenta, Klass Wagen, Optimorent and Autonom.
How much do you charge for excess in Romania?
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.
Car rental companies we compare in Romania
addCar, Right Cars, Surprice, Avis, Firefly, Sixt, Thrifty, Alamo, Autoclick, Autonom, Green Motion, Goldcar, Optimorent, Hertz, Enterprise, Europcar, Payless, Rhodium, Klass Wagen, Premium Rent, InterRent, Budget, Touring Rent Auto, National, Dollar, Global, Direct Rent, AutoBoca and Magrenta are the companies autoprio.com compares in Romania to find the best price.