Rent a car for your next Austrian holiday
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With its European views & roads, Austria is a perfect city to be explored with a car rental and we give you cheapest rental booking options for top Austrian cities and airports.
We work with trustworthy and international brands like Hertz, Buchbinder and many more, thus rental deals come with added advantages like Free Cancellation, Unlimited Mileage, Collision Damage Waiver, etc. There are no hidden charges when booking a car rental with VIPCars.
We provide our customers with a good quality fleet of cars, which can be equipped with extras for driving in the winter season like ski racks, snow chains and winter tyres by paying a small amount.
With cheapest rental options to select from, pick VIPCars to book a car rental on your next trip to Austria!
Our car rental companies in Austria
VIPCars lets you book car rental deals from world-class brands as well as local companies which are trust-worthy. The advantages of booking through these brands are endless along with great quality of car rental services. So, make your Austrian holiday a real adventure with deals from these amazing suppliers.
- Buchbinder Rent-a-Car
- National Car Rental
- Hertz Car Rental
- Alamo Rent A Car
- Enterprise rent-a-car
- Europcar Car Hire
- Sixt rent a car
Our car rental fleet in Austria
Go for a luxury SUV car with an added ski equipment if you are travelling to a ski resort in Austria. A 4WD will make your drive in the rugged Alpine region worth the effort.
Save on fuel while travelling as you easily navigate through Austria in an economy car like Volkswagen Polo.
Go for a compact car like Opel/Vauxhall Astra if you want a little more space and budget prices.
Rent a mid-size car to enjoy a good fuel economy, ample luggage space and world-class brands like BMW, Volkswagen, Mercedes, etc.
If you are travelling with family or a small group then a full-size car will offer a comfortable drive as well as a sufficient luggage space.
A luxury car comes with advanced facilities, extra comfort and more legroom. So, rent a luxury car to make the most of your indulgent trip to Europe.
A few driving tips for Austria
Traffic regulations of Austria match other European countries. Drunk driving is strictly illegal, seat-belts are mandatory and children below 12 must use a child seat. Austria drives on the right-hand side of the road. You can flash headlights to declare your desire to pass.
Gas stations of Austria are generally functional from 8am to 8pm. A few gas stations in the major cities operate 24*7. You can drive to the most of the Western Europe from Austria in a car. One-way rentals are also available for many select locations.
The easy procedure for booking a cheap car hire in Austria
You can start by choosing a time period and the location for the car rental. Our form lets you select a local language or currency to view the deals for Austria. Many other filters like petrol/diesel, manual/automatic transmission, etc are available to ease out the selection of a car.
After selecting a car rental for Austria, you have the option of adding extras like a GPS at an extra amount. Then you have to make the advance payment which will confirm your car rental booking. Finally, you should pay the remaining amount at the time of pickup.
And your car rental booking is complete! Please pay the pending amount at the time of pickup.
About the scenic drives in Austria
Breathtaking views are common when driving in Austria. Take your car rental to the beautiful Alps, cruise along the Danube, visit Vienna or the ancient castles of Austria. It is a centrally located country with efficient highways and polite drivers. A few suggested road trips you can take in a rental car:
Innsbruck to Zell am See
Distance : 2 h 7 min (142.3 km) via A12 and B164
Austria to Brenner Pass (Italy)
Distance : 4 h 21 min (405.5 km) via A1
Vienna to Krems
Distance : 55 min (76.6 km) via A22 and S5
Vienna to Linz
Distance : 2 h 1 min (184.4 km) via A1
Munich (Germany) to Kufstein
Distance : 1 h 1 min (89.9 km) via A8 and A93
A tourist’s guide to Austria
Austria is a German-speaking country in Central Europe with mountain villages, baroque architecture, imperial history and the rugged terrain of Alpine mountains. Austria was home to the legends like Mozart, Freud and Strauss. Tourists like to visit the castles, palaces, lakes, art and music of the landlocked country of Austria. The country offers a visa on arrival with most of the itineraries suggesting 4-5 days. The weather of Austria is cool throughout the year. Explore the local markets to get a glimpse of what life is like in the country. A low-cost car rental is the best way to tour in and around Austria.
Top tourist attractions of Austria
Schönbrunn PalaceSchönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria.
HofburgMichaelerkuppel, 1010 Wien, Austria.
Belvedere, ViennaPrinz Eugen-Straße 27, 1030 Wien, Austria.
St. Stephen's Cathedral, ViennaStephansplatz 3, 1010 Wien, Austria.
Prater1020 Vienna, Austria.
Hohensalzburg CastleMönchsberg 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria.
Car rental requirements for Austria
What are the age requirements for booking a car rental in Austria?
To rent a car in Austria, the renter must be at least 18 years old with a driving license held for at least one year. Drivers under the age of 25 might have to pay a young driver’s surcharge.
Do you need an international driver's license to drive a car hire in Austria?
Yes, an international driver’s permit is necessary for driving in Austria.
Do you need winter tyres to drive in Austria?
Austrian roads are in excellent shape in the summer season. But the Austrian winter is snowy and calls for winter tyres, especially in the mountains. Snow chains are necessary when driving in the precipitous terrains. VIPCars lets you add these extras to the booking.
What is a toll Vignette?
Vignette is a Highway Toll Sticker which has to be displayed on the inside of the windshield before a vehicle enters Austria. Lest, a heavy fine is levied.