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Frequently asked questions

Where is Austria?
There’s no finer way to fully experience a new country than from the driver’s seat of your very own rental car. You won’t have any trouble hitting the highway in Austria after you bring yourself up to date on a few basics. Austria is just one of the countries situated in Europe, a stretch of land that never fails to surprise and delight. Its capital is Vienna. Home to some of the country’s most impressive sights, it’s a wonderful introduction to what this place is all about.
What are the major attractions in Austria?
Austria boasts loads of amazing attractions, and you’ll be able to discover more of them with your own rental car. Here are a few sights you just can’t miss: Golden Roof (0.2 miles from the center of Innsbruck) Minimundus (2 miles from the center of Klagenfurt am Woerthersee) Linz Castle Museum (0.2 miles from the center of Linz)
What are the best road trip destinations in Austria?
Being in control of where you go and what you do is a huge advantage of having your own rental car while on vacation. Take the reins on your adventure around Austria and relish the freedom of discovering its coolest destinations at your own speed. Get to know some (or all) of this place’s most famous cities:

  • Vienna (population of 1,691,500)
  • Graz (population of 222,300)
  • Linz (population of 204,800)
  • Innsbruck (population of 132,500)

How can I get a cheap car rental in Austria?
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  • Before you pick up your keys and jump behind the wheel, check both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off office locations to make sure you’re scoring the best deal around;
  • If your pickup and drop-off dates are not set in concrete, try getting a better deal by choosing different days in your search;
  • So you don’t end up paying late fees or for a whole extra day, aim to keep your pickup and drop-off times as similar as possible;
  • Sometimes rental outlets offer discounts if you pay right away, so be sure to look out for these penny-pinching offers;
  • Make your booking as soon as your vacation dates are locked in. You’d hate to miss out because you left it too late!

What is the most popular rental car category in Austria?
Who needs all those extra frills? Economy cars are the most popular type of rental car for travelers in Austria, and for loads of good reasons. You’ll experience great fuel economy as you navigate the streets of Vienna and Graz in this small car. They’re efficient, a dream to park, and above all, easy on the wallet.From snowfields to glaciers and caves, Austria boasts some dazzling nature. Why not hit the road and take in the very best of them? Escape the city and embark on some fun day trips. An SUV is well suited to longer drives. Able to handle all sorts of terrain, these bigger vehicles make it a pleasure to veer off the beaten path.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Austria?
Sometimes it’s all about the journey, which makes finding the right car important. If you’re about to embark on an amazing road trip around Austria, a spacious SUV could be your perfect match. If you’d like the cheapest possible price and plan on doing a lot of city driving, a versatile compact is hard to beat. All you need to do is choose what’s the best fit, pack up the car, and start clocking up those miles.
What side of the road do they drive on in Austria?
You’ll have to keep to the right while driving in Austria. On top of that, take a little extra care if it’s your first time in the driver’s seat here. Once you’re familiar with local driving habits, relax and enjoy the scenery!
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Austria?
Generally speaking, your rental car company will bill the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes. Or they may forward your contact details to local authorities, who’ll then issue a fine straight to you.

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