Cheap Car Rentals in Germany with VIP Cars
|Minimum rental car period:
|1 day (24 hours)
|Minimum age to rent a car in Germany:
|Documents needed to rent a car in Germany:
|Driver’s License, ID Card, Credit Card, and IDP
VIP Cars and its partner car rental companies in Germany bring the best and cheapest deals that you can access and compare anywhere, anytime on our efficient booking engine. Our booking process consists of three easy steps – search, compare, and reserve. Just fill in our search form with the German rental location – where you would like to pick your car rental – in addition to travel dates & times and click on the 'search car’ button. All the available deals will appear on your screen at discounted rates. Use the filters given under labels like rental suppliers, car categories, fuel types, and car specifications to compare the deals and book the one that best meets your travel needs and budget.
Given the exciting road trips and incredible tourist destinations Germany offers, you will benefit from renting a car. Now, whether you decide to visit multiple locations or have your eyes set on one particular location, you can plan your journey however way you like in the comfort of a car rental.
Top Car Rental Companies in Germany
VIP Cars works in association with various global brands, who have their rental desks at all the major city and airport locations in Germany. These brands allow us to provide car hire pick-up at almost all locations in the country.
Our suppliers in Germany offer many beneficial inclusions with their deals, like collision damage waiver, theft waiver, and unlimited mileage, meaning that you will not have to pay extra for these benefits. When it comes to add-ons, like GPS, baby seats, or Wi-Fi devices, they are offered with the deals as optional Extras, and their prices are only added to your rental deal if you choose to rent them.
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Popular Self-Drive Car Rental Categories in Germany
Looking for economical rental deals? Traveling with extra luggage and supplies? Worry not, with VIPCars, you can choose from a large fleet of vehicles ranging from budget-friendly and exotic options to electric, petrol/diesel, and hybrid cars. Mentioned below are some of the most popular rental car types provided by leading suppliers in Germany.
- Economy Car Rentals
- SUV Rentals
- Van / Minivan Rentals
- Luxury Car Rentals
- Convertible Car Rentals
One-way Car Rental in Germany
If you are planning to pick up your rental car from one place in Germany and return it in some other city or location within the country, VIP Cars in association with its suppliers, can make that happen for you at the most competitive price. Such car rental deals are termed as domestic one-ways & to avail this service, the renters pay a small per-day fee.
We have jotted down a list of some popular car rental locations in Germany covered by our suppliers. These city & airport locations are available as both pick-up and drop-off options; note that this is not the complete list.
- Frankfurt Airport
- Munich Airport
- Berlin Airport
- Hamburg Airport
- Dusseldorf Airport
- Cologne Airport
- Frankfurt Airport
- Stuttgart Airport
Car Rental Deal Types in Germany
The suppliers in Germany provide renters with the flexibility to book a rental for any duration of their choice. Whether you need a vehicle for personal reasons or to take a road trip, you can customize a deal based on your requirements and the number of days you will need it. From daily to weekly and monthly deals, there are various options to choose from, enabling you to book a rental for a day, week, month, or more.
If for some reason you were unable to book a rental in advance, you can reserve a last-minute deal with your preferred supplier.
The deals have been classified into the below-mentioned types. We offer them at competitive prices in association with the top companies in the industry.
Short-term Car Rental (Daily, Weekend, Weekly)
Long-term Car Rental (Monthly- Up To 6 Months or More)
Last-minute Car Rental
Top Tips for Renting a Self-Drive Car in Germany
You need to be at least 18 years old or above to rent a car in Germany. You might also need to pay an additional Young Driver Surcharge if you are under 25.
You need documents like a valid driver’s license, your passport, and a credit card in the main driver’s name to rent a car in Germany. An International Driving Permit (IDP) is also required in cases like if your driver’s license is not in the Latin alphabet.
Though long-term, short-term, and last-minute deals are available with our suppliers, it is always advised that you rent a car as much in advance as you can to save more.
Manual / Automatic Car
Based on your convenience and comfort, you can choose between a manual and an automatic car for your journey. Manual cars tend to be cheaper and make for a good choice for budget travelers.
Do rent a GPS while making an online booking for a Germany car rental and cruise through Germany’s roads without having to navigate a map while driving.
Diesel / Petrol / Electric Car
This is another choice to make when looking for a car rental in Germany. Electric car rentals in Germany are a popular choice made by travelers, petrol, diesel, and even hybrid cars are also made available.
Cross-border Trips to Plan in Your Germany Car Rental
Cross-border & International One-way: A large number of travelers request cross-border travel with their rental cars! If you are one of those & want to take your rental vehicle – booked for pick up in Germany – on a cross-border trip to the neighboring countries, we will make it possible for you! However, note that all the suppliers that allow you to cross the border in the hire vehicle charge a cross-border fee. Also, in case you don’t want to make the back trip to Germany, you can book an international one-way instead, but in this case, you will be paying both the one-way fee and the cross-border fee, which is included in the deal itself.
Here are a few popular cross-border car hire trips that travelers book with our partners:
Germany to Austria
Distance: 649 km
Germany to Italy
Distance: 1,340 km
Germany to Croatia
Distance: 1,021 km
Germany to Amsterdam
Distance: 484 km
Germany to Switzerland
Distance: 662 km
Germany Car Rental – FAQs
In Germany, drivers from foreign countries only need their driver licenses (DLs) issued by their respective home nations. For cases when your DL is not in the Latin alphabet – you would need an International Driving Permit (IDP). Some suppliers make it mandatory, and IDP only acts as the translation; if you only have the IDP and not your DL, you will not be allowed to pick the car.
Yes, with VIP Cars you can take your rental car from Germany to France. Most of our suppliers allow cross-border travel to neighboring countries such as Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland, etc. Some suppliers offer cross-border car rentals only on request, so we recommend checking out your preferred supplier’s Rental Terms to learn about their cross-border deals.
On VIPCars.com, you can rent both manual and automatic cars for Germany. We offer them at discounted prices from top suppliers in the country.
Yes, you can rent a luxury car in Germany. To secure one at a low price, you can explore the top premium rental deals being offered by Germany’s best suppliers on VIP Cars.
Most companies require the renter’s credit card to hold a security deposit during pick-up. It should also be noted that the credit card should belong to the person in whose name the booking has been made.
VIP Cars through its platform enables users to find the top car rental deals in the area of their choice in Germany. When you go to its booking engine, view all the available rental locations in the country and select a location that is nearest to you, starting from the city to the pick-up point such as an airport or a downtown. Fill in the rest of the details like date, time, & age, and then click on search to explore the available car rentals.
Yes, you can rent a car in Germany and drive it to Italy. However, you will have to seek the supplier’s permission prior to booking or just notify the company in advance to avoid any last-minute hassle.
VIP Cars, in partnership with Germany’s top suppliers like Sixt, Hertz, Alamo, etc., offer the best deals at the cheapest prices. From economy cars and 6, 7, 8, 9, and 12-seater vans to SUVs and luxury cars, there is a vehicle type for everyone at discounted rates.