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    Car Hire Austria

    Austria Car HireCar hire in Austria though Auto Europe is simple and affordable using our secure and reliable online booking system. At Auto Europe we will find you a great deal on a car hire in Austria so that you can focus more on planning the perfect holiday. Book with Auto Europe today!

    Popular Transportation Terminals with Car Hire Services in Austria

    Auto Europe works with exceptional car hire providers at every major airport and train station in Austria. Use the booking engine at the top of the page to reserve your car today!

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    Book With the Top Car Hire Suppliers in Austria

    Over our 60 years of car hire experience, Auto Europe has established unique relationships with the top suppliers in the industry. These relationships allow us to offer our clients exceptional value and the guaranteed best rates in the car hire industry. In Austria, we work with suppliers such as Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Budget at our convenient locations in cities such as Vienna, Salzburg and more. From luxury hires to passenger vans to standard car hires, Auto Europe has the ideal vehicle for your travel plans. Compare rates from our top car hire suppliers in Austria and no matter where the roads take you, Auto Europe will be there for your travel needs.

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    FAQs About Hiring a Car in Austria

    Can I hire a car without a credit card in Austria?

    While the majority of suppliers require a credit car for car hire insurance, Auto Europe does work with a selection of suppliers that allow travellers to hire a car with alternative payment methods such as a debit card. For more information on which suppliers offer this option, contact one of our reservation specialists toll free at 1300-656-601.

    Can I obtain car hire insurance through my credit card company?

    Car hire insurance plans are offered by the majority of credit card companies, such as Visa, MasterCard, Discover and AMEX. These plans may vary depending on the card and credit card provider, so compare plans and find the coverage available that is best suited for your travel plans.

    Contact Auto Europe - AustriaHow much does it cost to hire a car in Austria?

    Similar to airplane tickets, car hire rates are constantly changing due to factors such as market demand and the timing of your booking. Despite these variable rates, Auto Europe is able to guarantee the best rates from top suppliers in the industry. To ensure the best rate, we recommend you book your car hire as soon as possible and we even offer a price match guarantee, so if the rate of your car hire lowers before the time of pick-up, we will match this lower rate.


    Driving in Austria

    Discover the beautiful country of Austria in your car hire. This picturesque country has an abundance of history and culture with classical and elegant architecture, history dating centuries back and astonishing landscape that is a must-see for everyone's bucket list. Austria is famous for its snow-capped mountains, stunning lakes, buildings and also the filming location of The Sound of Music.

    Visit Austria's capital, the intricate and exquisite Vienna. This city offers enriched culture, deep history and an abundance of extravagant architecture, elegant restaurants and beautifully and naturally sculptured mountainous landscapes. Pick up your car at the Vienna Central Station and explore the streets of Vienna and take a short, delectable break at one of the many cafes and restaurants before setting off and exploring Vienna in depth. Vienna has an exciting nightlife to juxtapose the rich and exciting lifestyle of day to day life. Visit the dark underground Viper room for a secluded experience or see the techno hideout that is Donau Techno. During the day there are many things to see in Vienna. Visit some of the amazingly structured palaces throughout all of Austria as well as gardens and sculptured art forms.

    Be sure to drive to the breath-taking city of Salzburg. A beautiful and incredible city to spend your holiday in. Salzburg is beautiful and perfect all year round, however, for a wonderful and white Christmas spend it in Salzburg, a city known for its Christmas spirit. If you do not appreciate the cold than Salzburg in summer is also a delight with the many amazing scenic experiences to visit as well as incredible attractions to see for a delighting and amazing holiday you will never forget.

    Country Essentials

    In Austria, drivers travel on the right-hand side of the road like most countries in Europe. Driving is also done on the left-hand side of the vehicle. Speed limits in Austria depend on the kind of road you drive on. On Motorways the speed limit is 130km per hour, country roads are 100km per hour and the speed limit in town between local road signs is 50km per hour. The permissible blood alcohol content allowed when driving within Austria is 0.05% and it is mandatory to wear seatbelts. Children are only allowed to sit in the front seat of any vehicle if they are aged 12 years or over.

    Standard Inclusions

    In Austria Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection is included in our Auto Europe rates. The CDW and theft protection reduces the deductible (responsibility of the customer) to a capped amount. Fire insurance is also included in your car hire.

    Licence Requirements

    It is a requirement that visiting motorists carry their valid New Zealand drivers licence in addition to a valid International Driving Permit and the appropriate insurance documents. The minimum age for hiring a car in Austria is 18 years old and drivers must have held their licence for a minimum of at least one year. Drivers under the age of 25 may also have to pay a young driver fee and some suppliers also have a maximum age limit.

    Tolls and Freeways

    A Vignette toll sticker must be affixed to the windscreen of your hire car if you plan to travel on freeways and highways. This is this tolling system in Austria and is taken seriously with fines being issued to those who don't have a Vignette attached to their windshield properly. Some Car Hire companies offer prepaid toll options so check at the time of collection or contact us.

    Border Crossings

    All travel from Austria to surrounding countries in your car hire is on a strict request basis only and must be pre-approved by the suppliers. Some suppliers will allow travel outside of Austria for an additional fee however locations will be at their discretion. Domestic one-way hires are available between selected locations and additional fees and minimum hire durations may apply. There are fees for international one-way hires and not all vehicles are allowed.

    Useful Distances

    • Vienna to Salzburg (295km approx. 2hr 45mins)
    • Vienna to Liechtenstein (645km approx.7hr)
    • Vienna to Prague (310km approx. 3hr 50min)
    • Bratislava to Vienna (80km approx. 55min)
    • Vienna to Innsbruck (475km approx. 4hr 40min)
    • Vienna to Munich (435km approx. 4hr)
    • Vienna to Klagenfurt (325km approx. 3hr 20min)

    Fleet Guide

    Take a look at the large fleet selection we offer in Austria. Browse different car models, manufacturers and luggage capacity to find the hire car best suited to you and your holiday. Please note that not all cars are available from all supplier locations and the exact make or model cannot be guaranteed.

    Car Hire in Austria with Auto Europe

    Book your car hire in Austria with Auto Europe over our safe, reliable and secure online booking system. Our exceptional customer service and Beat Rate Guarantee assure the best savings and quality of service on your car hire. For more information, read our Car Rental FAQ page, read our Terms and Conditions, or Contact Us.


    Additional Transportation Services in Austria

    Whether you are planning on an extended road-trip or a leisurely holiday, Auto Europe has the ideal vehicle for your travel needs. In addition to offering the guaranteed lowest rates in the industry on traditional car hires, Auto Europe offers exceptional rates on luxury, motorhome, van hires and more. Use our secure booking engine to compare rates and find the ideal transportation option for your next adventure.

    Luxury Car Hire Austria
    Luxury Car Hire Austria -  For travel in unmatched style and comfort, explore Austria in a luxury car hire. With top models from Mercedes, Audi, Porsche, Maserati, and more, compare rates to find the ideal vehicle for your trip to Austria. Start comparing rates and take the next step in planning your trip today!
    Van Hire Austria
    Van Hire Austria -  If you are in need of a vehicle to accommodate your large travel party, large/heavy luggage or anything in between - look no further than a van hire for your time in Austria. With great rates on small, medium and larges van hires, use Auto Europe's booking engine to compare rates, capacity, detailed specs and more.
    Motorhome Hire in Austria
    Austria Motorhome Hire -  Looking for a unique way to travel in Austria? Consider a motorhome or RV hire, as this mode of transportation allows you to take to the roads with an unmatched level of freedom and exploration. With many safe and accommodating locations to pitch, see for yourself why motorhome hires in Austria are on the rise!