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If your trip to Kitzbuehel is all sorted out but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.
Close to the city center, Kitzbueheler Horn Ski Area is one attraction you might like to add to your to-do list. If you still have some room on that itinerary, Hahnenkamm Cable Car and Black Lake will keep you amused too.
You don't need to spend every waking moment in Kitzbuehel when there's a great big world out there to see! Only 50 miles away, Innsbruck will keep you on the go with top sights like Golden Roof. Looking for another reason to head there? Bergisel Ski Jump is also within close reach.
A rental car allows you to get around the top sights with ease in Kitzbuehel. If you're traveling on a shoestring and eager to stretch your budget, a mini or a compact is a terrific choice. These zippy cars are cheap to run and a piece of cake to park. If you have the kids in tow, an SUV will give you plenty of space.
First of all, there's an impressive variety of both high-end and economy vehicles to rent in Kitzbuehel. What you end up opting for depends on how much you want to spend and what you plan to do. Specialty and prestige vehicles offer unparalleled comfort and class. If you're splashing out, why not book an SUV with all the bells and whistles, or perhaps a stylish mid-size sedan? Otherwise, if you just need a car to zip around town in as economically as possible, stick with a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that won't burn a hole in your pocket).
There's a fair bit more to getting on the road in Kitzbuehel than simply buckling up in the driver's seat and cranking the engine. Learn about the main local road rules here:
People drive on the right-hand side of the road in Kitzbuehel. Even though you may be comfortable with the traffic rules, we recommend driving more cautiously in destinations you've never been.
You'll discover loads of places to leave the car in Kitzbuehel. Even in the thick of the action, there's usually a space right where you need it.
The residential areas in the city of Kitzbuehel have a 50 km/h speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits generally range between 50 km/h and 130 km/h.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the most common practice. Alternatively, it may supply your contact information to the relevant local agency so the fine is sent to you directly.
Seat belts are compulsory in Kitzbühel District. That being said, the rule may differ for certain vehicles, like those operated by public transportation systems.
As long as you have hands-free or Bluetooth functions enabled, you can lawfully use your cell phone while operating a vehicle in Kitzbuehel. But be sure to keep focused on the road.
While operating a vehicle in Kitzbuehel, it's against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.05%. Planning to have a wine or two over lunch or dinner? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
It's a big no-no to turn at a red light in Kitzbuehel. If you come across one, enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the light flicks back to green.