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Bern Rental Car Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 24 ratings


Easy Pickup with no hassels - Car was right there and no problems getting i... Read more

(Reviewed on 2017-09-28 )


Great price! - Great deal, no hidden charges. Located in th... Read more

(Reviewed on 2017-10-30 )


Easy experience - Pick up and drop off was super easy. The pric... Read more

(Reviewed on 2017-11-08 )


Great as always - I have rented from Advantage several times no... Read more

(Reviewed on 2017-11-20 )


Hmm... - The lady who helped us what nice, but recomme... Read more

(Reviewed on 2017-11-21 )


Always a delay at pickup - Tried to sell add-ons pretty hard. Had to tur... Read more

(Reviewed on 2017-11-24 )


Excellent Service - We loved the car we were given and it was suc... Read more

(Reviewed on 2017-12-20 )


Unprofessional Desk Clerk - Desk Clerk at airport tried to get me to sign... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-01-04 )


Underwhelming - Our experience was very underwhelming. First... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-01-06 )


No problem Pick up and return - Everything went smoothly on the rental proces... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-01-26 )


Excellent service. - Midway thru the rental, the car became too un... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-03-02 )


Long wait but good service - Everything went ok. The SUV upgrade was not e... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-03-11 )


Convenient but Mot the Greatest Vehicle - We rented a Toyota Camry. With only 28,000 mi... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-03-29 )


Long, long wait to pick up car!! - Good price for rental but pick up wait was so... Read more

(Reviewed on 2018-03-31 )

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Car rentals in Bern: All you need to know

You want a great car to get around Bern whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Bern. has gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Bern. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.

Where can I get a great deal on a car rental in Bern? makes it easy to book the best deals. Simply type in your travel dates and go down the list of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Bern. You should also:

  • Check the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
  • Reserve your rental as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
  • Compare weekly and daily rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental companies have agencies in Bern?

There are around six rental suppliers to choose from in Bern. You'll find some of the best suppliers, like Thrifty. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Bern?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this city means you're certain to find a vehicle that is perfect for you. Some options include:

Car TypeBest forCategory Includes
Full Size SUVGroups or Families looking for adventure in the back-countryJaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar
Full SizePlanning a big trip with a large group of friends or family membersInfiniti Q50, Hyundai Sonata, or similar
Compact CarFor those on a tight travel budgetChevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar

What age do you have to be to rent a car in Bern?

Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Bern is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to review the rental agreement to find any additional charges is before you rent your car.

Does Bern require rental car insurance?

Insurance is mandatory, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, you could already be insured by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Bern. Check in advance and, if it's required, you can just include it at checkout.

Are there different fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.

You will need to search for a gas station close to your rental car supplier
Policy TypePolicy DescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Full to FullYou'll have a full tank when you get your car. You can use as much fuel as you need and top it off when you return your car at the end of your rental period. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling costYou only pay for the fuel you use. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank
Full to empty (pre-paid)You'll pick up the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Several rental car companies offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehandThere will be no need to go searching for a gas station before you return your carYou usually pay a higher rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station
Empty to emptyYou may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't have to refill the gas when you bring the car backYou refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local pricesYou'll have to get some gas before you go on a long trip

What type of fuel policy should I choose?

Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.

Know before you go

Before you begin on your Bern vacation, check out a few items before you leave the lot. You should:

  • Walk around the car and determine if there is any damage or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
  • Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new region

Book your Bern car rental today

Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. has the ideal car that can fit your requirements and not break your wallet.

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Dollar car rental locations in Bern

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Thrifty car rental locations in Bern

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Budget car rental locations in Bern

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Avis car rental locations in Bern

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National car rental locations in Bern

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Alamo car rental locations in Bern

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Hertz car rental locations in Bern

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Sixt car rental locations in Bern

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