- Renting a car in Albania
- Car rental tips for Albania
- Car rental companies in Albania
- Popular Car Rental Types in Albania
- Cross border travel option
- One-way & Places in Albania to explore in a rental car
- Frequently asked questions
Cheap Car Rentals Albania
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|What do I need to rent a car in Albania:||Credit card, Driver’s license and an ID|
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Discover Albania’s awe-inspiring locations in a rental car from VIP Cars! Pre-hire your car from us and travel at your own pace. Albania is an off-the-beaten-path destination, undiscovered by many. Surrounded by Albanian Alps on the northern side, it is blessed with a Mediterranean coastline, beautiful beaches, waterfalls, and picturesque villages which make a rental car in Albania an important means for tourists who wish to explore it all freely. It is also big on things to eat; fresh produce such as peppers, figs, olives, and leafy greens are extensively used in Albanian cuisine. Freshly baked cornbread, roasted lamb, chicken, and rabbits served with rice and yogurt sauces form staple meals in Albania.
Due to the prevalence of a poor bus and train system in Albania renting a car is highly recommended. We give you access to exclusive car rental deals through top suppliers in Albania. Our easy-to-use, secured and responsive multicurrency booking engine makes hiring a car extremely simple for you. Contact us now and in a few easy steps book a cheap deal for pick up in any top city or airport in Albania.
Top Tips for an Albania Car Rental
- It is stated that picking up and dropping the car at the same place is the best option as by opting for one way you have to pay an extra fee. However, it never pains to pay more if it cuts off the inconvenience.
- At the time of pick up, check the state of the rental car and ensure that the representative has all the existing damages noted in the damage report form. Take pictures or make a video of the vehicle as proof.
- Refill your rental car before returning the vehicle. Keep the fuel receipt safe as sometimes the representatives ask for it. Read the T&Cs for information on the fuel policy followed by the supplier.
Top car rental companies in Albania
We work with some of the finest car rental suppliers in Albania, as a result of which we are able to provide a big list of car types at a range of prices. Through this arrangement, we make sure that the needs of such a big variety of travelers are met. Besides car fleet and great prices, our suppliers also try to make the travelers’ experience as smooth as possible by providing inclusions and extras. Note that inclusions, like collision damage waiver and theft waiver, are offered as part of the deal i.e. you don’t pay anything extra for them. However, for extras like GPS and baby seats, which are offered as optional, for these, you have to pay a small per-day fee to rent them.
The following are the car rental agencies we work with in Albania:
- Surprice Car Rental
- Hertz Car Rental
Best type of car to rent in Albania
The rental car-type best-suited for your Albanian trip totally depends on the sort of adventure you are planning. For instance, a family of four or five can book a cheap economy or standard car, and in case they have activities lined up and are carrying equipment, an SUV would be the apt choice. For a bigger group, a minivan or a van would prove a great option, while for business travelers and beach lovers, luxury and convertible cars would be more suitable.
For Albania, you can expect to find the following car types available while searching for your suitable rental car:
- Compact Car Rentals
- Economy Car Rentals
- Standard Rentals
- SUVs Rentals
- Van/Minivan Rentals
- Luxury Car Rentals
Albania Cross Border Car Rentals
Cross-country car hire option is available with our suppliers, for instance, our partners like Sixt allow crossing the border into countries like Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, and Montenegro. Note that, though cross-border travel to neighboring countries is allowed, do read the T&Cs for deal-specific information and fee for the service, if any. Moreover, you will have to confirm it with the rental supplier before booking, or just give us a call, and we will do it for you.
The following are some of the popular cross-border car hire deals booked from Albania on VIP Cars:
Car rental Albania to Kosovo
Car rental Albania to Macedonia
Car rental Albania to Greece
One Way Car Rental Albania
In Albania, our car rental partners cover a big list of airport, city and downtown locations where you can request your car rental pick up or drop-off. The following are the most popular city locations in Albania:
Situated by the river Osum, Berat is called the 'City of Thousand Windows’ - its traditional houses are known for their large windows. The main attraction of this city is the historic castle perched on a hill.
Apollonia is an ancient town which is counted amongst the most import ruins in the world. You can explore its many theatres, libraries, archs and rotten mansions when in this historical city.
The Albanian Riviera is one of Europe’s most celebrated leisure destinations that you are bound to fall in love with. The perfect way to spend your holiday in Albania is on the beaches of this Riviera.
Kruja is located close to the capital of Albania and is surrounded by Skanderberg-mountains. The important landmarks of the town include Kruja castle, Skanderbeg museum and the national park Qafe Shtama.
Tirana is the most visited city and the Mt Dajt located next to it offers great views of the city. Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza located in this city is the main airport serving Albania.
Durres is the Harbor city in Albania which is also known as its cultural capital. Many cultural events of the country take place in this city. Durres is famous for its amphitheater, beaches, and shopping areas.
FAQs - Albania Car Rental
With VIP Cars, you can only rent self-drive cars, the facility of chauffeur driven cars is not available.
Yes, you can; cross-border is permitted by many of our partner car hire companies. Just give us a call and we will help you arrange a rental car that you can pick at your preferred place in Albania and drive it across the border into Montenegro. Reconfirm it with the company’s representative at the time of the rental pick-up.
To rent a car in Albania, the driver should be at least 21 years old; however this is a generalization, it may vary as per the supplier, the locations and the car-type. Read the deal-specific T&Cs for accurate information.
Yes, you can drive a rental car in Albania using your native driver’s license irrespective of the fact irrespective of the fact whether you are a US, UK, Canadian or Australian citizen. However note that an International driver’s permit is essential to drive in the country, so do carry it along.