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Frequently asked questions

Where is Germany?
Germany is waiting. There’s no end to the new experiences you can have once you climb behind the wheel of that rental car. To really get the most out of your trip, here’s a bit of basic info that everyone ought to know. Germany is among the unique countries that make up Europe. Zoom into the map and the capital, Berlin, will jump out at you. If you’d like to experience the beating pulse of this country, a visit here is a terrific idea.
What are the major attractions in Germany?
If you’re in search of some incredible pit stops during your Germany road trip, we’re here to help. Here are a couple of sights you’ll need to circle on your map. Pack up the car and cruise toward Marienplatz. You’ll find this highlight 1 mile from the city of Munich. You’ll also want to cruise around to Heidelberg Castle, which is located 1 mile from the heart of Heidelberg.
What are the best road trip destinations in Germany?
Being in control of where and when you travel is one of the biggest advantages of having your own rental car while on vacation. Take charge of your adventure around Germany and enjoy the freedom of exploring its biggest and best destinations at your own speed. Try to squeeze in as many of this place’s most famous destinations as possible:

  • Berlin (population of 3,426,400)
  • Munich (population of 1,260,400)
  • Frankfurt (population of 650,000)
  • Essen (population of 593,100)

How can I get a cheap car rental in Germany?
Avoid spending a fortune on a rental car by following our top tips and tricks:

  • Our handy filter tool will become your new bestie. Compare the biggest discounts from all of the top car rental companies quickly and easily;
  • By submitting your email address into our Price Drop Alert, you’ll be informed of all the best bargains for your selected location;
  • Look at the offers at all rental locations in town, including the airport and its vicinity. A brief cab ride to a nearby rental car facility might score you big savings;
  • If your pickup and drop-off dates are not set in stone, try scoring a better price by choosing different days in your search;
  • To avoid paying a late fee or an extra day, aim to keep your pickup and drop-off times the same;
  • Sometimes companies reward you handsomely for paying upfront — keep your eyes open for these deals;
  • And lastly, secure your favorite set of wheels as soon as possible to bag a mountain of savings!

What is the most popular rental car category in Germany?
Who needs extra frills? Economy cars are the most popular sort of rental car for travelers in Germany, and for many good reasons. You’ll experience incredible fuel economy as you cruise through the streets of Berlin and Hamburg in this small vehicle. They’re nimble, easy to park, and most importantly, easy on the hip pocket.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Germany?
First of all, there’s a broad range of both economy and high-end vehicles to rent in Germany. What you opt for will depend on how much you’re willing to spend and the activities you’ve got planned. Specialty and prestige vehicles are all about mod cons and comfort. If you’re splashing out, why not book an elite SUV, or perhaps a fancy medium-sized vehicle? On the other hand, if you’re just after something to get from A to B at the cheapest price possible, maybe go for an economy compact vehicle (or something else that won’t break the bank).
What side of the road do they drive on in Germany?
You have to drive on the right-hand side of the road in Germany. Even though you may be comfortable with the traffic rules, it’s wise to drive with extra care in new and unfamiliar destinations.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Germany?
More often than not, your rental company will bill the amount fined to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to local law enforcement agencies so they can issue a fine straight to you.

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