Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Basel
Which car rental companies are near or in Basel?
There are over 13 car rental companies in Basel. Car rental companies such as Avis on Flughafenstrasse, Budget on Binningen Ch Hauptstrasse 114, Avis on Binningen Hauptstrasse 114, Europcar Swissotel on Swissotel Le Plaza Messeplatz 25, Sixt Badischer Bahnhof on Schwarzwaldallee 242, Thrifty on Riehenstrasse 165, Europcar Hauptbahnhof Sbb on Güterstrasse 115, Sixt on Müllheimerstrasse 195, Thrifty on Nauenstrasse 33, Hertz on Reinacherstrasse 149, Firefly Mulhouse on Flughafenstr, Thrifty on Brüglingerstrasse 2, Dollar on Nauenstrasse 33, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Basel?
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 Basel, 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 Basel?
Do a search for Basel. Then take a look at our map of hire car companies to find the best rental cars near you in Basel from companies such as Europcar Swissotel on Swissotel Le Plaza Messeplatz 25, Europcar Hauptbahnhof Sbb on Güterstrasse 115, Avis on Flughafenstrasse, Firefly Mulhouse on Flughafenstr, Thrifty on Nauenstrasse 33, Avis on Binningen Hauptstrasse 114, Sixt Badischer Bahnhof on Schwarzwaldallee 242, Thrifty on Brüglingerstrasse 2 and others.
What types of car can I rent in Basel?
The supply of rental cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as special cars, compact elite, electric cars, estate, compact cars, minibus, moped, mini cars, premium cars, medium suv, minivan, jeep, cargo van, hybrid cars, standard cars, luxury elite, fullsize elite, exotic cars, luxury cars, suv, mini elite, economy elite, 5 seater minivan, 9 seater minivan, intermediate, small suv, fullsize cars, small-medium truck-lorry, convertible, large truck-lorry, intermediate elite, 7 seater minivan, economy cars in Basel with autoprio.com.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Basel and Switzerland?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in Switzerland on Autoprio.com were found at Advantage, Maggiore, Unirent, Nomadcar, Edel And Stark Luxury Fleet, King Rent, City Auto Rent and Flizzr. It is usually cheaper to hire a car in Basel 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 Basel and Switzerland?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Switzerland are National, Budget, Hertz, Thrifty, Europcar, Sixt, Avis and Enterprise. The largest companies have offices in the city and at the airport.
Where can I park a car in Basel?
Long-term parking and short-term parking in parking lots and in parking garages in Basel are e.g. Coop, Jumbo Parking, Tiefgarage Am Markt, Coop Doit, Rheincenter, Migros Parkhaus, Parking Einkaufszentrum Gartenstadt, Insel, Migros Drachen Center, Centralbahnparking on Gartenstrasse 150, Europe, Walbrunnparkhaus, Coop Megastore, Office de Tourisme du Pays de Saint Louis Huningue, Tom Rundgang, Anfos, Bahnhofparkhaus, Wsj 209, Parkhaus Elsässertor, Rathaus Parkhaus, Parking Croizée des Lys, Bahnhof, Parking de la Croisée des Lys, Parkhaus Theater, Aeschen on Aeschengraben 9 etc.
Where are there gas and service stations in or near Basel?
Nearby gas and service stations and petrol stations in or near Basel are e.g. Ruedi Rüssel, Migrol Service Reinach Bl on Kägenstrasse 1, Avia Iselin, Migrol Service Riehenstrasse on Riehenstrasse 52, Coop Tankstelle on Hochbergerstrasse 60, Aral on Hauptstraße 49, BP on Lörracherstrasse 153, Avia, Station Total on Rue de Mulhouse, Shell, Migrol Service Allschwil (Shell) on Binningerstrasse 91, Coop Tankstelle on Hegenheimermattweg 119, Esso on Müllheimer Straße 6, Mhw Mineralölhandel (Mowag), Esso, Coop Tankstelle on Gallenweg 8, Migrol Service Kleinhüningen (Shell) on Hochbergerstrasse 106, SOCAR Münchenstein on Bruderholzstrasse 43, BP, Ruedi Rüssel on Gundeldingerstrasse 321, Avia on Hauptstrasse 60, Wettstein Garage, Avia on Lörracherstrasse 75 etc.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location other than Basel?
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 Les Eplatures Airport, Lausanne-Blécherette Airport, Geneva-Cointrin Airport, Lugano-Agno Airport, Bern Belp Airport, St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport, Zurich Airport and Sion Airport, instead of Basel. 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 Basel?
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: one-way rentals, out-of-hours drop-off, winter tyres, border crossing, out-of-hours pick-up, senior drivers and young drivers. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Basel.
Which optional extras are available in Basel?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in Basel and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: Electronic toll pass, Roof Rack, Child toddler seat, Booster seat, Snow Chain Set, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Luggage racks, Snow Tyres, Infant child seat, Additional driver, Wi-Fi Access 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 Basel. 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 Basel in Switzerland. 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.
Rental cars at Basel’s train stations (Haltingen, Weil am Rhein, Liestal, Grenzach, Basel Badischer Bahnhof, Riehen, Aesch and Basel SBB), travel center and airports like Grenchen Airport 44 km (27 mi), Bern Belp Airport 72 km (45 mi), Zurich Kloten International Airport 75 km (47 mi), Emmen Military Air Base 75 km (47 mi) and Les Eplatures La Chaux-de-Fonds Airport 79 km (49 mi), EAP and ports and ferry terminals that are close by are Rheinhafen Kleinhüningen, Münster Fähre Leu, St Johann Fähre Ueli, Klingental Fähre Vogel Gryff, Rhytaxi Rheintaxi, Schifflände, Motoryachtclub Basel, Marina Dreiländereck. We have an easy and safe booking system of rental cars online. Search and choose your destination, search for country, city etc. and choose from the list. A car rental service 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. Dollar on Nauenstrasse 33, Europcar Swissotel on Swissotel Le Plaza Messeplatz 25, Firefly Mulhouse on Flughafenstr, Sixt Badischer Bahnhof on Schwarzwaldallee 242, Avis on Binningen Hauptstrasse 114, Avis on Flughafenstrasse, Hertz on Reinacherstrasse 149, Thrifty on Riehenstrasse 165, Budget on Binningen Ch Hauptstrasse 114, Sixt on Müllheimerstrasse 195, Thrifty on Nauenstrasse 33, Europcar Hauptbahnhof Sbb on Güterstrasse 115, Thrifty on Brüglingerstrasse 2 are the companies we compare near Basel to find the best price.
Information about Basel
About the city Basel (Basilea, Basle, Bâle), located in the Basel-Stadt part, Basel-City kanton, Switzerland. It is the county seat in the region. 1th largest town/city when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 3th largest town/district in Switzerland. Pratteln, Solothurn, Burgdorf, Langenthal, Binningen, Am Ring, Gotthelf, Iselin, Grossbasel and Bachletten are small villages, suburbs and communities nearby. The city is located about 279 meters (915 ft) above sea level. The population of the city is about 164,500 in 2018. Larger neighboring cities/communities are Bern (c. 121,600 pop), Biel/Bienne (c. 48,600 pop), Dietikon (c. 20,900 pop), Riehen (c. 20,000 pop), Wettingen (c. 18,200 pop) and Allschwil (c. 18,200 pop). Read more about what the city has to offer when it comes to experiences and which companies are located in Basel-Stadt and the country. Burgfelderplatz, Spalentor, Strassburgerallee, Bernoullianum, Kannenfeldplatz and Universität, Wyhlen Rührberg are stops and bus stations in the city. We also give tips on which companies offer rental cars in Basel-Stadt.
Attractions, Sights and Activities
Tips and recommendations in Basel on activities, museums, experiences, attractions, places, events and destinations you can visit during your trip. Malls like Mischeli, Einkaufzentrum Paradies, Ladenzentrum Salzert, Schöntal Einkaufszentrum, Einkauf Insel, Gundeldinger Feld, Rhein Center, Shopingcentrum Zollweiden, Grüssen Center, Mühlematt Center, Stücki and Letten Center are close by if you want to do some shopping. Golf trip and need to rent a car? Golfanlage 23 km (14 mi), Golf & Country Club Basel GCCB 8 km (5 mi), Golfclub Markgräflerland Kandern e V 18 km (11 mi), BIRS Golf Zwingen 14 km (9 mi), Drei Thermen Golfresort 18 km (11 mi), Golf & Country Club Basel GCCB 7 km (5 mi) and Golfclub Rheinfelden 15 km (10 mi) are some golf courses that are close to the community. Basel Minster are notable churches or cathedrals close by. Monastery Beinwil-Mariastein and Monastery Dornach are beautiful monasteries/nunneries and cloisters nearby.
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby
Compare car hire and cheap van rental in airports nearby: Car Rental Zurich Airport, Car Rental Strasbourg Airport and Cheap Hire Cars Bern Belp Airport. We have an easy and safe booking system of rental cars online in Basel.
Car rental companies in Basel, Switzerland
Hertz, Nomadcar, Budget, Avis, Dollar, King Rent, National, Advantage, Edel And Stark Luxury Fleet, Thrifty, Maggiore, Firefly, Sixt, Unirent, City Auto Rent, Flizzr, Europcar, Alamo and Enterprise are the companies we compare in the city/country. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Zurich Airport, Bern Belp Airport, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Colmar-Houssen Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.
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