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What are the major attractions in Bad Gastein?
If your trip to Bad Gastein is all sorted out but your itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.Not too far from the city center, Angertal Ski Resort is one spot to consider putting on your to-do list. Bad Gastein Waterfall and Stubnerkogel Suspension Bridge are also not far away and worth taking the time to see.
What are the best road trip destinations near Bad Gastein?
With some terrific day trip options available in the surrounding area, having your own car makes sense. Without one, it wouldn’t be half as easy to soak up all that Fusch an der Grossglocknerstrasse, 16 miles away, has to offer. Among your first few stops here should be Kitzsteinhorn/​Maiskogel – Kaprun Ski Resort, Kitzsteinhorn Cable Car and Kitzsteinhorn Alpine Center. Located 16 miles away, Heiligenblut is another popular option. If you swing by, don’t miss Grossglockner, Hallenbad and Tunnelbahn Fleissalm.
What kind of rental car should I get for Bad Gastein?
Whatever your motoring needs in Bad Gastein, will get you from A to B quickly and comfortably. If you’re in the city for work, a premium car may be right up your alley. These vehicles boast top-end finishes, plush interiors, and a host of contemporary features. Hitting the road on a budget and looking to save money? A mini or a compact car may be an ideal choice. These smaller cars are fuel-efficient and great for maneuvering through busy city streets. If you’ve got the kids (and a lot of luggage) in tow, a full-size SUV will give you all the space and room you need.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Bad Gastein?
You’ll be glad to know that there’s a huge variety of both economy and high-end rentals in Bad Gastein. What you go with is largely dependent on your funds and the activities you’ve got planned. Specialty and prestige vehicles are all about comfort and class. If you want to indulge yourself, why not grab an SUV with all the bells and whistles, or perhaps an upmarket medium-sized sedan? Otherwise, if you just need a set of wheels to zip around town in as cheaply as possible, stick with a budget compact vehicle (or something else that won’t blow your budget).
What side of the road do they drive on in Bad Gastein?
You’ll be driving on the right side of the road in Bad Gastein. Even though it may seem similar to home, it’s always smart to drive a bit more cautiously on roads that are unfamiliar.
Is it difficult to park in Bad Gastein?
No, you shouldn’t run into trouble getting a parking spot in Bad Gastein. With loads of places to leave your ride, discovering the best of this destination is a joy.
Does Bad Gastein have peak-hour traffic?
One terrific thing about escaping to a smaller city is lighter traffic, so you won’t have to worry too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of about 5,900, you can expect a smooth Bad Gastein driving experience.
Are there speed limits in Bad Gastein?
Speed limits vary around Bad Gastein, but generally range from 30km/h to 130km/h. Most residential zones have a top speed of 30km/h unless signed otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Sankt Johann im Pongau?
Generally, your chosen rental company will bill the amount fined to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact information to the relevant local authority so they can issue a fine to you directly.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Bad Gastein?
As is the case in many places, regular cell phone usage is not allowed while behind the wheel in Bad Gastein. However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just ensure you keep your eyes on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Bad Gastein?
In Bad Gastein, it’s a criminal offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) higher than 0.05%. If you’re in the mood for a drink or two, it’d be wise to leave the car behind.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Bad Gastein?
No, it’s not. In Bad Gastein, red means stop, with no exceptions. When approaching a set of traffic lights, always maintain a safe speed so you can easily stop when you need to.
Are seat belts compulsory in Sankt Johann im Pongau?
They are, so buckle up. However, there may be exceptions for certain vehicles operated by public transportation networks.

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