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Recently Booked Germany Car Rentals from $ 19.09/day


(Chevrolet Spark or Similar)

  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Man.
  • A/C
$ 19.09 /day

($ 171.84 total)


(Audi A1 or Similar)

  • 2
  • 2/4
  • Man.
  • A/C
$ 21.35 /day

($ 448.26 total)


(Ford Focus or Similar)

  • 4
  • 4-5
  • Man.
  • A/C
$ 23.75 /day

($ 712.43 total)


(Toyota Aygo or Similar)

  • 2
  • 2-3
  • Man.
  • A/C
$ 24.30 /day

($ 72.89 total)


(Toyota Prius or Similar)

  • 5
  • 4-5
  • Auto
  • A/C
$ 26.52 /day

($ 371.33 total)


(Volvo V60 or Similar)

  • 5
  • 5
  • Man.
  • A/C
$ 30.80 /day

($ 215.58 total)

Prices are based on bookings made during the previous 42 days. Price is dynamic and varies based on the date of the booking, length of rental and car class. There is no guarantee this price will be in effect at the time of your search.

Germany Car Rental Reviews

Car rental rating: 4.61 out of 5 with 33 ratings


"Overall great experience, great and friendly staff, great service, great car provided, accurate figures. Just great overall experience." IYAS

(Reviewed on October 07, 2015 )


"Enterprise is coming back to world of car rental and significant competitor to famous names in car rental business in German market,,, wish them all success and keep up the service and good quality of of luck t..." Read more HUSAM

(Reviewed on September 28, 2015 )


"I requested an "Intermediate 4-5 Door Car" and sixt wanted to give me a Volkswagen touran, which is an MPV, not an Intermediate Station Wagon. I ended up changing car at sixt on the day for an increased price, of course." Read more STEVE

(Reviewed on August 28, 2015 )


"Staff at this location are outstanding. Hours are a little inconvenient, though." JARED

(Reviewed on August 13, 2015 )



(Reviewed on August 05, 2015 )


"A navigation system was added which was Fabulous and very useful-thank you for a great experience!" ROMAN

(Reviewed on March 03, 2015 )


"very nice vehicle; very friendly staff. Altogether, very pleasant experience." MARSHALL

(Reviewed on January 10, 2015 )


"Everything went perfectly... The girl working, Mounia, was very friendly and knowledge and I would definitely return to Sixt again, thanks!" CHRISTOPHER

(Reviewed on December 27, 2014 )


"The Eurocar representative went over all of the options in the car with me and showed me how to work the GPS, radio, lights, ect! Overall an outstanding job! Thank you" GREGORY

(Reviewed on September 29, 2014 )


"This was our second time renting from SIXT and OMG the front desk lady is just wonderful. They didn't have the car we requested but she offered us an extreme upgrade at no extra charge. If that's not great customer service..." Read more CARLOS

(Reviewed on September 19, 2014 )


"I checked "no" for value but in reality all cars are expensive in Europe. I could have gotten better prices from two agencies I have used before, but was leery due to minor problems with them. Chris (at the counter) and A..." Read more MICHAEL

(Reviewed on September 14, 2014 )


"Great experience!!!" ANDREAS

(Reviewed on August 15, 2014 )


"Every thing wise great , I would like to get my deposit back as son as possible and iam very great ful to you , best regard" BADR

(Reviewed on July 24, 2014 )


"I appreciate the staff in SIXT office in Freiburg I Breisgau for their friendly and their help to support me, It was a great honor to deal with them. Thanks a lot again and regards to all..." FADEL

(Reviewed on July 12, 2014 )

Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Car rental in Germany: all you need to know

Renting a car in Germany is the most convenient way to see all the sights and attractions of Deutschland. From the mountains of the Alps to the shores of the Baltic Sea, discover Germany behind the wheel of your own rental car. This way, you’ll be able to tour the metropolitan areas of Frankfurt and Hamburg and still have access to the ethereal Black Forest.

How can I get a cheap car rental in Germany?

When planning your travels in Germany, you can arrange local transportation from the comfort of your own home thanks to Here, you can browse cheap deals and make the right choice for you. And, to keep to a tight budget, it helps to:

  • - Research and compare various rates for your preferred vehicle type;
  • - Avoid pick-ups at airports;
  • - Reserve your car rental at least a week before jetting off.

What do I have to keep in mind when renting a car in Germany?

Remember to pack your driver’s license, as you’ll certainly need it when picking up and driving your rental car in Germany. You should also have the credit card used to make the booking.

What Germany car rental companies are good?

You can book a vehicle with many of the world’s best-known rental companies in Germany. Alamo, Sixt, Avis, and numerous other big names are all here. You can also choose to go with a local firm – just be sure to check the online user reviews beforehand.

What kind of car should I get in Germany?

All kinds of vehicles can be browsed for and booked on, so it’s really up to you:

  • - Minivans or SUVs are great for larger groups, or keeping comfy on longer road trips;
  • - Economy cars are ideal for lone travelers and couples, or city-set vacations.

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Germany?

Many rental companies will allow drivers as young as 18 to hire a vehicle. It’s important to check if a surcharge applies to those below a certain age, though.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Germany?

You do need insurance, and it could be that your current car or credit card insurance policy provides cover for rental cars in Germany. Check this beforehand. Alternatively, you can purchase insurance at the checkout, or from the rental company.

Can I book with unlimited mileage when renting a car in Germany?

If you want to hop between cities or take in the rolling, natural splendor of the country without worrying about paying extra for the privilege, just check whether unlimited mileage is provided with your vehicle. Otherwise you may end up paying more than you expected for your trip.

Can I use a debit card for a Germany car rental?

Generally speaking, a credit card will be necessary for booking a rental car in Germany. However, some rental companies may have some provision for debit cards, if you check beforehand.

Is it possible to hire a car one-way in Germany?

If you don’t really want to bring the car back to the same branch you picked it up from, you can look into a one-way rental instead. Check with your rental company about how this would work, and if any extra fees are involved.

3 sights/cities you cannot miss in Germany

From urban playgrounds to sweeping rustic grandeur, there’s a lot to discover in Germany with your car rental. Get behind the wheel and head to these must-sees:

  • - Discover one of the coolest cities in Europe with a trip to Berlin, where you can visit landmarks like the Brandenburg Gate, and get stuck into the legendary, bohemian nightlife.
  • - Feel like you’ve entered a fairy tale with a visit to Neuschwanstein Castle, one of the lavish palaces of Ludwig II of Bavaria, and an inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty castle.
  • - See a European architectural masterpiece by making a beeline for Cologne Cathedral, whose Gothic spires are an icon of the nation.

What is a good road trip around Germany?

One of the best ways to soak up some of the prettiest parts of Germany is by driving along the aptly-named Romantic Road. It runs from Wurzburg in northern Bavaria to Fussen in the south, and will take you to quaint medieval towns, Bavarian castles, and ornate churches. With your rental car you can explore the various stops at your leisure, and get a real taste of traditional German culture.

What activities is Germany especially good for?

Anyone with a hankering for “old Europe” will be in their element in Germany. With your own set of wheels, you can set out for cozy, tucked-away towns full of Bavarian charm, visiting beer halls and Gothic religious buildings. Germany is also renowned for its nightlife, with Berlin a hotbed of creativity and after-hours hedonism. Outdoorsy types will also relish a visit – drive your rental car to the Black Forest to bask in verdant, lush scenery straight out of picture books.

3 traffic tips to keep you safe

  • - When cruising along the famous Autobahn, remember that passing other vehicles on the right is strictly forbidden.
  • - While long stretches of the Autobahn have unrestricted speed limits, others do have speed guidelines and it’s important to be aware of these for safety’s sake.
  • - Take regular breaks to ensure you stay alert whilst driving on the Autobahn.

Search 9 Germany Car Rental Companies

Dollar car rental locations in Germany

10 locations

Thrifty car rental locations in Germany

18 locations

Enterprise car rental locations in Germany

203 locations

Budget car rental locations in Germany

302 locations

Avis car rental locations in Germany

590 locations

National car rental locations in Germany

291 locations

Alamo car rental locations in Germany

145 locations

Hertz car rental locations in Germany

522 locations

Sixt car rental locations in Germany

625 locations