Rent a car at Zagreb Airport (ZAG)
Book a car rental at Zagreb Airport and explore Croatia – a popular holiday destination in Europe – and its captivating capital city, Zagreb, in total comfort! With a plethora of things to see and do, a place like this calls for a thorough exploration – something which is nearly impossible without a car rental. Zagreb Airport is a gateway to the much-loved city of Zagreb and VIPCars.com is the best site for booking cheap car rentals at this airport.
At VIP Cars, we offer a user-friendly booking engine, where you can choose your Zagreb Airport car hire deal from a great selection of modern vehicles belonging to a variety of car categories. If you face any trouble while booking with us, our experienced team of booking agents will help you in every way possible.
Steps for renting a car at ZAG Airport
Searching and comparing rental cars for Zagreb Airport was never this easy. At VIP Cars, we work in collaboration with several local and international car rental suppliers which allows our customers to search, compare and book at one place.
To book your Zagreb Airport car rental with us, you need to follow the 3-step booking process:
Enter your basic details, like your age, pick-up location – which in this case is Zagreb Airport – and pickup/drop-off date in the booking form.
Results will list the best car rentals available for Zagreb Airport. Apply filters for a thorough comparison and select the deal that suits you.
Clicking on 'select’ leads you to the booking page, where you can reserve your deal.
After the payment, a booking voucher will be emailed to you. Present the same at the supplier's rental desk along with a few other documents to pick up your car rental at Zagreb Airport.
Car Rental Companies at Zagreb Airport
VIP Cars offers car rental deals for Zagreb Airport via numerous suppliers; the ones which have their car hire desks at Zagreb Airport are listed below:
- Dollar Thrifty
Drop-off locations in Zagreb
You can return the car rental at any other location if you wish to. Here, are a few of the popular car rental locations in Zagreb.
Our associated suppliers have at least one office/desk in other Croatian cities like Zadar, Split and Dubrovnik. So you can request options like one-way car rental if planning to enjoy road trips from Zagreb.
About Zagreb Airport (ZAG)
Croatia's primary international airport, Franjo Tudman Airport is the busiest and the largest airport in Croatia. It was named so to honor the first Croatian President, Franjo Tudjman (1922-1999). It’s just 10 miles away from Zagreb city center and connects most of the cities in Croatia as well as Croatia to the rest of Europe.
Being the largest airport in the country, ZAG Airport served over 2.8 million passengers and is said to have handled about 10,000 tons of cargo in 2016. ZAG Airport serves as an operating base to the most prominent airlines in the country – Croatia Airlines and Trade Air. Since it has been witnessing an increase in its passengers for long now, a brand-new terminal was opened in March 2017.
|Address:||Zagreb Airport, Ulica Rudolfa Fizira 1, 10150, Zagreb, Croatia|
Facilities at Franjo Tudman Airport
Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport and the terminal complex also offers amenities like paid-for internet kiosks. Besides these, the airport also offers payphones and a full-service post office.
Banks, ATMs and Money Exchange at ZAG Airport
For the ease of the travelers, the main terminal building offers all sorts of monetary facilities; that said, it houses a fully-functional bank, several Automatic Teller Machines along with a couple of currency exchange desks.
Food at Zagreb Airport
There’s no shortage when it comes to food options at Zagreb Airport as its terminal houses a prolific range of restaurants, cafes, and bars like BTA, Brewmark Pub, Spread, Needstop, Caffe Nero, Spread, Antonia and POM – all of which are located either in the Airport’s Departure or Arrival Areas.
Zagreb Airport provides a great duty-free shopping experience to its passengers who are leaving the EU. Besides that, there are several other shops that deal in a variety of products, including travel accessories, newspapers, gift items, and souvenirs.
Things to do near Zagreb Airport
The main draw of Croatia is its long, beautiful coastline but the Croatian capital, Zagreb, is way more than just that! It also houses an abundance of big-city attractions. One can visit and explore these attractions in any public mode of transport but that will be time-consuming and cabs would prove to be a lot more expensive. Having a car rental by your side will give you the freedom to explore the capital city on a whim!
The following are the prominent attractions situated in close proximity to Zagreb Airport. Hire a car and explore these attractions at your own pace.
St. Mark’s Church
11.6 mi from ZAG Airport via Sajmišna cesta
Museum of Broken Relationships
11.4 mi from ZAG Airport via Sajmišna cesta
Ban Jelacic Square
9.7 mi from ZAG Airport via Radnička cesta
10.8 miles from ZAG Airport via Radnička cesta
Car hire tips for Zagreb Airport
Car rental advice for those who are planning to rent a car at Zagreb Airport
Here are some of the most basic things that you should know while driving in Croatia.
Driving Lane in Croatia
The primary driving lane in Zagreb, Croatia is right. So, keep your Zagreb Airport car rental to the right and overtake from the left.
Motorway Signs in Croatia
In Zagreb, Croatia, all the Motorway signs have a green background and the symbols are in white. Each sign has a letter A which is followed by two digits. State road-signs start with the letter D while the country roads have the letter Z and are followed by four digits.
Emergency Numbers & Traffic Info
- In the case of an emergency, you can call 112. However, if you want the Emergency road help in English, the number is 987.
- Road traffic info can be checked 24 hours a day by calling Hrvatski Auto-Klub on 041 415 800; they also have their Android App. During tourist season, even 98.5FM provides Traffic information in English.
Speed Limits in Croatia
- Residential Areas: 50 kilometers per hour
- Open Roads: 90 kilometers per hour
- Freeways: 110 kilometers per hour
- Motorways: 130 kilometers per hour
Though every supplier has its own set minimum age requirements, usually you have to be at least 21 years old to rent a car for Zagreb Airport.
Fulfilling the minimum age requirements is not enough to be eligible; you will have to have these following documents to qualify eventually:
- Driving License
- Credit Card
- A valid ID
- Booking Voucher
Young Driver Surcharge
Drivers falling under the age bracket of 25 years have to pay a young driver surcharge to rent a car in Zagreb. Note that, the surcharge rate, as well as the age bracket pertaining to it, varies from supplier to supplier.
With VIP Cars you can opt for an Additional Driver add-on by paying a small per day charge. The additional driver(s) should accompany the renter at the time of pickup and should present the same documents that the main renter has to present to qualify.
One way car rental from Zagreb - Popular Trips
In this section we are listing the major one-way trips from Zagreb for which we receive car rental requests on VIP Cars. In Zagreb, majority of travelers pick their one-way rentals at Zagreb Airport and downtown area.