The following car rental suppliers are available in Austria: Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty.
An example average cost for 5 days in St Anton for November is GBP446.18 for a lead driver aged 35
To collect your car the lead driver should present a Valid driver's license, Passport or National Identity Card, Credit or debit card in the lead driver's name, Home and local (hotel, villa etc) address and a Booking confirmation email. Any other requirements at collection will be clearly explained in your booking confirmation email.
Security deposit amounts vary for each car rental supplier in Austria. You can easily find the lowest insurance excess options using our search filters
As well as being easy to use, friendly and of course, stress free, we offer two additional levels of insurance when you book a vehicle with us.
Our essential cover, offered at the same time as you make your vehicle booking, is a car hire excess reimbursement policy which covers you on a selection of additional charges that standard insurance does not.
Essential Cover includes key cover, flushing the engine after misfuelling, damage caused to the vehicle, theft, weather and fire and much more.
Before commencing your trip take some time to get used to the vehicle and its controls. This is very important if you're used to driving a manual gearbox on the other side of the road.
It might seem daunting the first time you hire a car in a foreign country, just relax and you'll soon find yourself acclimatised to the differences. Enjoy your holiday
When driving abroad many countries have extremely strict regulations concerning drinking alcohol when driving. To avoid any issues, we strongly recommend not to consume any alcohol at all when driving your vehicle
When hiring in Austria you're allowed to bring along a child seat provided that you bought the child seat within the EU or UK and it meets all of the required regulations. Alternatively, you can hire a child seat from the car rental company on the extras page of our website.
You should always drive in Austria is on the right hand side of the road
If you're used to driving on the opposite side of the road be careful with traffic circles. Be sure to navigate road circles with an anti-clockwise direction, giving priority to traffic currently on the road circle to your left.
It's worth keep some spare change ready in the vehicle to pay for toll roads. Many toll roads will accept cards but it's always safer to have cash as a backup
If you're planning to drop off the car at a alternative location to the location you collected it from, all extra one way charges will be already included in the pricing listed on the site.
If you plan take the car across a border to another country, be careful to check the conditions of rental for additional fees and to let the car rental company know. If you fail to do so there is the possibility that you will not be insured if you are involved in a situation where the car is damaged or stolen
If you receive a parking or speeding fine when driving in Austria the vehicle hire provider will take this amount from the credit card you have on file. If this happens you'll be notified via email when this has taken place
You will have received car hire pick up location instructions with the email confirmation. Take time to read through how to find the vehicle rental pick up location before you begin your trip
If you haven't done so already ,review the vehiclehire T&Cs. There could be additional fees for crossing borders etc so ensure that you understand these.
Beside the exterior, we also recommend documenting any damage to the inside of the vehicle and informing the vehicle hire company before starting your trip
All of the cars displayed on the web site include a full to full fuel policy. You should ensure that the tank is full prior to setting off. If it is not you must report this to the car hire company before driving away
Whether you've purchased Premium excess cover on the web site or have a different policy, you should still take time to inspect the car for damage. We advise taking photos with your phone of each panel of the vehicle. If there is damage on the car that isn't mentioned in your hire contract you should inform the vehicle hire company
If your plans change we'll process your refund in under 24 hours. All rentals booked with us can be cancelled up until 48 hours before collecting the vehicle
All car hire brands on our website are following local government guidelines re vehicle sterilisation and social distancing at the collection desk.