Car rentals in Vienna: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to get around Vienna whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around the region and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Vienna. We've gathered your most popular questions about car rentals in Vienna. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I find a great deal on a rental car in Vienna?
You are on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental with us. However, you can remember a couple things to keep your next booking affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare weekly and daily rates from all the different suppliers
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the mileage and fuel policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs
- Don't rent more car than you'll need. Normally, the smaller the class the lower the rate
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Vienna.
What rental companies have agencies in Vienna?
From global names like Advantage and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Payless and Fox, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Vienna?
That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Vienna. If you're having difficulty deciding, be sure to look over the table below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Groups or Families looking for adventure in the Virginia back-country||BMW X3, Ford Explorer, or similar|
|Full Size||Need extra room and comfort, but with the handling of a sedan||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Vienna?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Vienna is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the United States of America. Additionally, many suppliers charge an added fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read over the rental agreement to discover what the exact fee will be before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Vienna?
Almost all countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car company, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout. Although many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, offer some insurance, there may be restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you reserve a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check car rental supplier's policy before you decide.
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 find a gas station near your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you pick up your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for any you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay refueling charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of fuel when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Many providers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to fill up before you do any serious driving|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
We advise a full to full policy. You should get your car with a full tank, and you should bring it back it filled up. For a cheaper rate, find a gas station before you bring your car back.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Vienna?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Vienna. You can cruise wherever you want and not incur added charges. Go over your rental agreement to discover if there are mileage restrictions.
Before you leave the lot
Make sure you check a few items before you leave the car rental lot on your Vienna adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Walk around the vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Vienna rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. CarRentals.com has the ideal rental car that can suit your needs and not break the bank.