Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Riga
Which car rental companies are near or in Riga?
There are over 20 car rental companies in Riga. Car rental companies such as Europcar Underground Parking Area on Kalpaka Bulvāris, Sixt Auto Nomas Stāvvieta Sixt Pick Up Return on Dzirnavu Iela 87, Payless on 13 Janvāra Iela 19 Centra Rajons, Prime Rent on Krasta Iela 34 Latgales Priekšpilsēta, Sixt Auto Noma on Prāgas Iela 1, Sixt Auto Noma Meet & Greet on Eksporta Iela 3a Ziemeļu Rajons, Payless Auto Noma Rīgas Osta on Eksporta Street 3a, Hertz on Ferry Terminal M & G, Car4rent on Stabu Iela 51a Latgales Priekšpilsēta, Sixt Auto Noma Radissson Blu Latvija on Elizabetes Iela 55, Europcar Auto Noma City on Krišjāņa Valdemāra Iela 8, Prime Car Rent on Kauguru Iela 2 Zemgales Priekšpilsēta, Payless Auto Noma Rīgas Dzelzceļa Stacija on Stacijas Laukums 1 Centra Rajons, Sixt Auto Noma Meet & Greet on Stacijas Iela 1 Centra Rajons, Hertz Downtown Office on Nometņu Iela 61, Sixt Auto Līzings un Noma on Kārļa Ulmaņa Gatve 75, Prime Car Rent on Lāčplēša Iela Latgales Priekšpilsēta, Carsrent Lv on Ausekļa Iela 8 Centra Rajons, Dollar Downtown Office on Nometņu Iela 61, Hertz, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Riga?
You can make a booking without a credit card with autoprio.com. 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 in Riga, 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.
How can I find car rental near me in Riga?
Do a search for Riga. Then take a look at our map of hire car companies to find the best rental cars near you in Riga from companies such as Prime Car Rent on Kauguru Iela 2 Zemgales Priekšpilsēta, Europcar Auto Noma City on Krišjāņa Valdemāra Iela 8, Sixt Auto Noma Meet & Greet on Eksporta Iela 3a Ziemeļu Rajons, Sixt Auto Noma Meet & Greet on Stacijas Iela 1 Centra Rajons, Sixt Auto Noma on Prāgas Iela 1, Carsrent Lv on Ausekļa Iela 8 Centra Rajons, Prime Car Rent on Lāčplēša Iela Latgales Priekšpilsēta, Sixt Auto Noma Radissson Blu Latvija on Elizabetes Iela 55 and others.
What types of car can I rent in Riga?
The supply of rental cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as economy elite, minibus, 7 seater minivan, fullsize cars, 9 seater minivan, cargo van, standard cars, jeep, small suv, medium suv, luxury elite, large truck-lorry, convertible, minivan, fullsize elite, 5 seater minivan, compact cars, economy cars, compact elite, small-medium truck-lorry, electric cars, suv, luxury cars, moped, special cars, mini elite, mini cars, hybrid cars, premium cars, intermediate elite, intermediate, exotic cars, estate in Riga with autoprio.com.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Riga and Latvia?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in Latvia on Autoprio.com were found at Silver Car Rental, Auto 5, Carsrent, NU Car Rental, Auto26, Top Rent, Car 4 Rent and Prime Car Rent. It is usually cheaper to hire a car in Riga than at the airport. However, it often pays off to compare the price between the airport and nearby cities before booking.
What is the best rental car company in Riga and Latvia?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Latvia are Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, National, Europcar, Sixt, Budget and Thrifty. The largest companies have offices in the city and at the airport.
Where can I park a car in Riga?
Long-term parking and short-term parking in parking lots and in parking garages in Riga are e.g. Maxima, Autostāvvieta, Europark, Klientu Stāvvieta, Garāžu Komplekss Purvciems 4, Garāžu Kooperatīvs Progress, Linovo, Jēkaba Arkāde on Zigfrīda Annas Meierovica Bulvāris 8, Čiekurkalna Tirgus on Ropažu Iela 70, Bolderājas Kapu Stāvvieta, Titāniks on Prāgas Iela 2, Internal Parking on Republikas Laukums 2A, Īstermiņa Autostāvvieta, Ilgtermiņa Autostāvvieta, Krons Auto, Panorama Plaza Stāvvieta, Klientu Stāvvieta 1h etc.
Where are there gas and service stations in or near Riga?
Nearby gas and service stations and petrol stations in or near Riga are e.g. Gotika Auto on Jūrmalas Gatve 144D, Viada, Circle K on Muitas Iela 4, Viada on Gunāra Astras Iela 7, Neste A24, Circle K on Kandavas Iela 7, Latvijas Nafta, Neste, Viada on Emmas Iela 45, Gotika Auto, Circle K, Virši, Lukoil, LPG, Circle K Automāts etc.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location other than Riga?
Yes, in most cases the car rental company will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location like airports such as Liepaja East Airport, Riga Airport, Ventspils Airport and Daugavpils Airport, instead of Riga. Autoprio.com 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 additional charges could apply in Riga?
Please note that each car rental agent has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking at Autoprio.com. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: border crossing, out-of-hours drop-off, out-of-hours pick-up, senior drivers, one-way rentals, winter tyres and young drivers. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Riga.
Which optional extras are available in Riga?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in Riga and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: Snow Tyres, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Child toddler seat, Additional driver, Wi-Fi Access, Roof Rack, Booster seat, Luggage racks, Electronic toll pass, Infant child seat, Snow Chain Set and Ski 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 Riga. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Comparison of rental car prices and car rental from several businesses in the city Riga in Latvia. Find the best prices for rental cars. It always pays off to compare before you book, in some smaller communities local companies can have very competitive prices.
Car rental at Riga’s airports like Riga International Airport 9 km (5 mi), RIX, train stations (Vecdaugava and Kalngale) and travel centers etc and ports/ferry terminals like Andrejosta, Kronvalda, Ferry Bridge, Riga, Bastejkalns. We can offer a car rental service where every cost is included. There are no hidden fees or free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. An easy, straight forward and safe search for car rental online. With our search engine, you only need to write the name of the city, place etc. and you will immediately get a list of choices. Dollar Downtown Office on Nometņu Iela 61, Sixt Auto Noma Meet & Greet on Stacijas Iela 1 Centra Rajons, Car4rent on Stabu Iela 51a Latgales Priekšpilsēta, Hertz on Ferry Terminal M & G, Sixt Auto Noma on Prāgas Iela 1, Prime Rent on Krasta Iela 34 Latgales Priekšpilsēta, Sixt Auto Noma Radissson Blu Latvija on Elizabetes Iela 55, Europcar Underground Parking Area on Kalpaka Bulvāris, Sixt Auto Noma Meet & Greet on Eksporta Iela 3a Ziemeļu Rajons, Europcar Auto Noma City on Krišjāņa Valdemāra Iela 8, Payless Auto Noma Rīgas Osta on Eksporta Street 3a, Carsrent Lv on Ausekļa Iela 8 Centra Rajons, Hertz, Hertz Downtown Office on Nometņu Iela 61, Payless on 13 Janvāra Iela 19 Centra Rajons, Prime Car Rent on Lāčplēša Iela Latgales Priekšpilsēta, Prime Car Rent on Kauguru Iela 2 Zemgales Priekšpilsēta, Sixt Auto Nomas Stāvvieta Sixt Pick Up Return on Dzirnavu Iela 87, Sixt Auto Līzings un Noma on Kārļa Ulmaņa Gatve 75, Payless Auto Noma Rīgas Dzelzceļa Stacija on Stacijas Laukums 1 Centra Rajons are the companies we compare in Riga/Latvia.
Facts about Riga
Riga (Rija, Rīga) is located in the municipality Rīga, Riga region, Latvia and is a city. The city is the capital of the country. It is the 1th largest town/city when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 1th largest city/district in Latvia. Larger neighboring cities/communities are Jelgava (c. 61,800 pop), Jūrmala (c. 54,100 pop), Ogre (c. 26,800 pop) and Tukums (c. 18,300 pop). Small villages, communities and suburbs nearby are Bolderaja, Olaine, Dobele, Bauska, Sigulda, Daugavgrīva, Lielvārde, Vecrīga, Klīversala, Andrejsala, Āgenskalns and Torņakalns. Located about 6 m (20 ft) above sea level. Read more about what the city has to offer when it comes to experiences and which companies are located in Latvia and Rīga. About 742,600 (2018) inhabitants live in the city. Jugla and Riga International Coach Terminal are bus stations and stops nearby. We also give tips on which companies offer rental cars in Rīga.
Activities, Sights and Attractions
Are you staying for a long time in Riga? Some suggestions and tips on museums, activities, events, attractions, experiences, destinations and places that are worth a visit during your trip to the city. Close to Riga there are castles worth seeing such as Riga Castle. A day for relaxing and sunbathing on the beach at Ķīpsalas Beach. They are all close to the city. Golf trip and need to rent a car? Minigolfs 23 km (14 mi), Ozo Golfa Klubs 9 km (6 mi), Saliena Golf 14 km (8 mi) and Golfa klubs Viesturi 15 km (9 mi) are some golf courses that are close to the community.
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Car rental companies in Riga, Latvia
addCar, Rentis, Auto 5, Carsrent, Keddy By Europcar, Surprice, Budget, Sixt, Thrifty, Top Rent, NU Car Rental, Auto26, Europcar, Prime Car Rent, Silver Car Rental, Alamo, Avis, National, Enterprise, Green Motion, Hertz, InterRent, Dollar and Car 4 Rent are the companies we compare in the city and in the region to find the best price. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Riga Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.
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