Car rentals in Copenhagen: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to get around Copenhagen whether you're going for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Copenhagen. We've gathered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Copenhagen. Find out how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where do I find a great deal on a car rental in Copenhagen?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to get budget-friendly deals. Simply enter your travel dates and go through the list of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Copenhagen has to offer. You can also:
- Check the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
- Reserve your rental car as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you may save more with a longer rental
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Copenhagen rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Copenhagen?
CarRentals.com has around a half-dozen rental car companies to pick from in Copenhagen. You'll find some of the best providers, like Avis. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Copenhagen?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Copenhagen. If you're having difficulty deciding, make sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Audi A4, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||If you plan on doing a lot of touring and want a comfy ride||Dodge Grand Caravan, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Copenhagen?
Typically, the age limit for renting a car in Copenhagen is 21. But, there might be an added fee if you're under the age of 25 or for larger or higher category cars. Read through the supplier's terms to figure out what the exact charge will be before you book your vehicle.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Copenhagen?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you rent a vehicle. That said, you could already be covered by your credit card or car policies. Keep in mind, those policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Copenhagen. Look into it before you book and, if it's required, you can easily add it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any you didn't use. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Some suppliers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you return your car||You usually pay more for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Copenhagen.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Copenhagen. You can drive wherever you like without incurring extra charges. Read over your policy to find out if there are mileage limitations.
What are some things to do in Copenhagen?
There is tons to see and do in this city. Copenhagen has around 19 attractions that it is known for. Some of the most popular are:
- Kronborg Castle (Kronborg Slot)
- Christiansborg Palace (Christiansborg Slot)
- Segway Tours Copenhagen
- Tivoli Gardens
Lucky for you, you'll be able to drive to the one you want or see them all.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Copenhagen vacation, be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over the car and make certain there is no damage or scrapes. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable working the radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Copenhagen rental car today
You know you can depend on a wonderful set of wheels that will result in more extra cash in the bank when you book with CarRentals.com. Cash in on cheap deals on your ideal Copenhagen car rental when you book with CarRentals.com. See you around town.