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Why book Split Airport car rental at VIP Cars?


All Inclusive Pricing

Rent a car at Split Airport with pricing inclusive of CDW, Theft Waiver, Unlimited Mileage etc.

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Huge savings on Split Airport Car Rental Deals

No Cancellation Fee

VIP Cars offers free cancellation for car rentals at Split Airport

Secure Online Booking

Reserve a car for Split Airport through a secure booking platform

Widest Range of Cars

Choose from Economy, Mini-Van, SUV & Luxury Cars for Split Airport

Rent a Car for Split Airport (SPU) & Travel
in the comfort that you deserve!

Explore Split - the largest city on the Adriatic coast & its many attractions - in a cheap car hire, and make your trip from Split Airport (SPU) as convenient and affordable as you can! Just run a search on VIP Cars’ search engine & compare the prices offered by the top suppliers at one place and get hold of your Split Airport car rental deal within minutes.

If a back trip to the airport is not on the cards, VIP Cars & its suppliers also allow you to drop the rental car at some other location within the city. The available drop-off locations are listed as under:

How to Get a Quote?

You can get a quote for your SPU Airport car hire by any of the following paths:

Extras offered with our SPU Car Rentals

You get to enjoy a couple of extras when renting your car for Split Airport with VIP Cars; a few of them are listed below:

  • Booster Seat
  • Snow Chains
  • Child Seat
  • Toddler Seat (1 - 3 years)
  • Navigation System - GPS
  • WIFI Access
  • Ski equipment

These extras are offered by our associated car hire suppliers which can be rented by paying a small amount at the time of booking.

Inclusions offered with our Split Airport Car Hire Deals

By booking your Split Airport car hire with VIP Cars, you get several additional benefits that you won’t find elsewhere. All the inclusions offered along with our rental car deals for SPU Airport are inclusive of our quoted rental prices and carry no hidden charges.

Though every supplier offers a different set of inclusions, here are a few common ones that are usually offered with our Split Airport car rental deals

  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
  • Unlimited Mileage
  • Third Party Liability (TPL)
  • Theft Wavier (THW)
  • Taxes
  • Airport Surcharge

Car Categories Available for hire at Split Airport

Whatever your travelling needs or preferences be, VIP Cars and its suppliers make sure that you get the 'suitable' Split Airport car rental deal by providing a great fleet at your disposal! Following are the car categories that you can choose while making a booking for your SPU Airport car rental:

  • Economy
  • Standard
  • Convertible
  • Minivan
  • SUV
  • Luxury
  • Mini
  • Compact

The above list is not final; it can change with change in supplier, and pickup/drop off dates.

Driving tips, rules, and regulations in Croatia

For those who are going to drive for the first time in Croatia, here are a few tips, dos and don’ts that you can keep in mind while zooming about in your Split Airport car rental.

  • While driving your SPU Airport car rental on Croatian roads, keep in mind that in Croatia, the primary driving lane is right, with overtaking on the left.
  • Avoid driving during the rush hours, i.e., 7-8am and 3-4pm. The traffic during rush hours can get quite overwhelming.
  • If children falling under the age of 12 years are accompanying you in your rental car, make sure that that they are seated in the back seats which are in accordance to the child safety laws in Croatia.
  • Drunk driving is illegal and punishable under law.
  • Use of horns is also prohibited; blow a horn only in case of an emergency.
  • Traffic lights in Croatia work as per the regular international standards.

Split Airport Car Hire- Mandatory Documents

Below listed are the documents that you need to present at the rental desk to successfully pick your car hire for Split Airport

Credit Card

A credit card issued in the name of the main renter

Valid driving license

A valid driving license or an International Driving Permit

Passport / identity proof

Your passport or any other identity proof issued by your native country’s government

Speed limits for driving in Croatia

  • Built-up areas 50 km/h
  • Open roads 90 km/h
  • Dual carriageways 110 km/h
  • Motorways 130 km/h

Split Airport (SPU) – Basic Information

Split Airport is an international airport that primarily offers its services to the city of Split, Croatia. SPU is situated on the west side of Kastela Bay, about 25 km from Split and 7 km east of Trogir.

SPU is an important hub for Croatian Airlines (the biggest airlines in Croatia) and thus, offers direct flights to several European cities like Athens, Frankfurt, London, and Paris. Furthermore, it is the second busiest Croatian Airport, after Zagreb Airport and as per the statistics it served over 2.3 million passengers in the year of 2016.

Address: Split Airport, Cesta Dr. Franje Tuđmana 1270, 21217, Kaštel Štafilić , Croatia
IATA Code: SPU

Popular One way car hire deals booked for Split

By renting a car for Split Airport from VIP Cars, you also get the freedom to travel to some of the most fantastic destinations in Croatia. Underneath are a few road trips options from Split that you should consider:

Split to Dubrovnik

Approximately 300km


Average Driving time: 3hr


Best Route: via E65 and D8

Split to Zadar

Approximately 159km


Average time: 1hr 47min


Best Route: via E65/E71

Split to Zagreb

Approximately 411 km


Average Time: 4hr


Best Route: via E71

SPU Airport Car Hire – Late & Early Pickup, No Show

Late Pick-up

When Flight Number is provided:

In case you have provided the correct flight number while making your car rental booking, the vehicle will be held until the flight has landed and cleared. There will be charges for late pick-up even if it was triggered by a delay in flight; however, since the supplier can track the flight via the flight number, they will keep the car ready.

In case your delayed flight is cleared after the rental desk’s working hours, a member of staff will wait for you, however in this case, you may also have to pay the off hours fee as well.

When no Flight Number is provided:

In this case, the supplier's branch will hold the vehicle for a period of up to 1 hour after the pick-up time. In this case, the staff will not wait beyond the closing time.

Early Pick-up

For the renters who come for pick-up 1 day early (or earlier than that) at the rental desks with a car rental booking for Split Airport, they will not be able to use the reservation. Though the branch would try to help by offering an alternate booking, it should be noted that the rates will not be as low as the ones you encountered online.

No Show

Normally it has been observed that a pre-booked car hire is held for at least 3 hours from the specified pick-up time. After that, it is considered a no-show and the supplier cannot guarantee whether the vehicle will be available upon arrival or not. Even requests for a refund are not entertained in this case.

Split Airport Car Rental FAQs

  • What is cheaper – pre-booking my car rental or last minute booking on arriving?

    Pre-booking your Split Airport car hire is a better option as in that case the rental charges will be considerably lower and the car variety at your disposal will also be wider. Our online prices are considerably lower – way lower than the prices that you will encounter at the car rental desk at the airport.

  • How far in advance can I book my SPU Airport car hire?

    For last minute bookings, we advise you to contact our booking support at our helpline number for quick assistance as they will be able to help you find the right deal at the right price, in just a few minutes.

  • Do I need a credit card to book a car rental for SPU Airport?

    No, with VIPCars you do not need a credit card to make an online booking, with us you just pay a small amount, for which you can also use debit cards etc. However, on the day of pick-up, it will be mandatory for you – as specified by many suppliers – to carry a credit card as you will need it to either pay the rental charges or to provide a security amount.

    In case you don't have a credit card, you can get someone else to pay for you at the time of pick up; in that case, that person can be the main driver and you can sign as an additional driver.

  • Do I need to prepay for my booking?

    You don't have to pre-pay the whole rental amount at the time of booking if you don't want to, you can confirm the booking by paying a small amount and the remaining amount can be paid at the rental desk via Bank transfer, cash or by credit card. In case you want to pre-pay the whole amount at the time of booking, you will need to contact us because the prepayment can only be made with our prior approval.

  • Is there an age limit for renting a car at SPU Airport?

    Yes; though the minimum rental age varies from supplier to supplier, most suppliers usually allows renting if the person is 21 years & above. However it is not the only condition, to rent a car at Split Airport, you need to have a valid driver license too (with at least 2 years driving experience). Also, note that most suppliers don't allow the younger drivers – while fall in 'less than 25 years' category – to drive large vehicles, hence in case you fall in this category there may be restrictions on the car type that you can book.

  • How do I receive my confirmation?

    You will receive your confirmation via email on the email address that you provide while making the booking. Make sure that the email address you have provided is correct.

  • Can I change my SPU Airport car hire reservation once it is booked?

    Yes, you can view or change your car rental booking at VIPCars' “Manage Booking” page. You can also modify your reservation by calling us on our booking support – something we strongly recommend, especially if you need to make the changes in less than 48 hours before the pickup time.

  • Can I cancel my reservation?

    Yes, you can cancel your SPU Airport car rental booking by visiting VIPCars' “Manage Booking” page. Make sure that you are requesting a cancellation 48 hrs before the pickup time, otherwise, cancellation charges come into play. Some suppliers also do not return the deposit if the car hire is canceled less than 2 days prior to the pickup date.

Top Deals

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Economy USD 11.06 /day
Compact USD 13.27 /day
Van / Minivan USD 18.8 /day
Luxury USD 23.22 /day
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