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Where is Austria?

Driving in a foreign country can be a daunting experience for some people, but there's no need to stress. Read up on the following facts and you'll be cruising your rental car through Austria in no time at all. Austria is among the unique countries that make up Europe. Zoom further into the map and the capital, Vienna, will jump out at you. If you'd like to experience the country's beating pulse, a stop here is a no-brainer.

What are the major attractions in Austria?

Unmissable sights are around almost every corner in Austria. Buckle your seat belt and we'll tell you about a few of them. Follow the signs until you arrive at Schoenbrunn Palace. This iconic landmark is 2 miles from downtown Vienna and is worth hopping out of the car for.

What are the best road trip destinations in Austria?

Austria is the perfect place to hit the highways behind the wheel of your own rental car. Crank up the tunes and enjoy the convenience of stopping off at all the region's gems dotted between each of its best tourist destinations. Experience some (or all) of this place's most famous cities:

  • Vienna (population of 1,691,500)
  • Graz (population of 222,300)
  • Linz (population of 181,200)
  • Innsbruck (population of 112,500)

How can I get a cheap car rental in Austria?

Here's a rundown of our top suggestions if you're looking to bag the best deal on a rental car:

  • Investigate as many different deals as you can (we make that task child's play!);
  • Set up an email Price Drop Alert for your next vacation destination. You never know what great bargains will zoom straight into your inbox;
  • Research is the key to bagging the cheapest rentals deals in town, so be sure to take a look at both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off outlets before you book your ride;
  • If your dates are flexible, try getting a better deal by modifying the days of the week in your search;
  • Pickup and drop-off times usually need to be around the same time (e.g, both 11 a.m.) or you may be charged for an extra day unnecessarily;
  • Some rental companies offer big incentives to pay right away, so keep your eyes peeled for these money-saving deals;
  • Don't let the deal you want slip through your grasp. Book as soon as possible and zoom off with your dream ride.

What is the most popular rental car category in Austria?

Sometimes it's best to think small, especially if you'll be hitting the bustling streets of Vienna and Graz. Economy rental cars are the top choice for those visiting Austria — and there's plenty to love about them. Easily zoom around town, get fabulous gas mileage, and most importantly, save cash. These low-cost little dynamos prove bigger isn't always better!

From caves to rivers and snowfields, Austria offers some dazzling vistas. Why not hit the highway and take in a couple of them? Escape town and embark on some exciting excursions. A full-size SUV is well suited to those longer drives. Designed to handle every type of road, these bigger vehicles make it a pleasure to detour off the beaten path.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Austria?

You're spoiled for choice when it comes to renting a car in Austria. From SUVs with trunk space galore to agile compacts, you'll find it all here. Choosing your perfect match depends on your budget and what activities you plan on doing. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures require no more than an engine and four wheels. The choice is yours.

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