Travelling by car to Salzburg is an inescapable point of the travel programme. You will see the most interesting places and will feel the rhythm of the city. Rent a car and go! It is worth a lot to come to the main points of interest of Salzburg at a time when they are not surrounded by crowds of tourists and see them in their original settings And it is also easy to arrange when you have a personal car at your disposal. And to make your trip advantageous, cars-scanner gives you a discount on rental services up to 70%.
A viable car, a massive 4x4, or a hasty hatchback, choose the car you need to calculate the rental cost.
An important detail! Please note that the price for the same car may differ by 20 - 30% depending on the car rental point.
Let us return to the conversation about fines. Most of them are imposed for violation of well-known rules of conduct on the road and should be adhered rigorously; you are unlikely to have to deal with the situation on the spot. Therefore, just try to avoid it. However, there are other ways to get into conflict with the law and lose a tangible amount of money:
It is important to remember two things. The first one is that you are visiting the city and its inhabitants, and on a visit, you should stick to the house rules. Therefore, even if a requirement seems irrational to you, stick to it. Therefore, you will save time and money and keep your reputation. The second one is that not all violations are resolved by fines. Some offences are considered so serious that their outcome is determined by the court. Getting into a confrontation in a foreign city during your own vacation is not a good idea.
Planning your trip budget with cars-scanner is easy; when booking, you see the final price of renting a car. No additional fees are charged.
However, you may choose options that are not included in the basic rental package, for example, a child seat or additional ski equipment storage. You will find out their price in advance and will be able to pay on website, at the rental company office.
If the details of your trip have changed, and you do not need a booked car, there are no problems.
We will replace your booking free of charge, if you contact us at least 24 hours before the start of the rental time.
Cancellation less than 24 hours will cost you 50 EUR; the rest will be returned to your account.
Carefully read the cancellation policy for cars participating in deals and special offers; some of them may change their cancellation conditions.
Cheap car rental in Salzburg is possible for drivers 25 years old and over. Young drivers under 25 may be subject to an extra charge on the spot. Some car rental companies charge an additional fee for drivers aged 71-75 years. Age restrictions of a provider and the amount of an extra charge may be found out when booking a car in Salzburg on our website by going to the Age Restrictions section.
The most convenient way to choose the point where you are going to pick up and hand over a car is via this map; we have pinpointed all the rental points of your operator on it.
We care about your budget and in conjunction with rental companies of the city of Salzburg, we regularly make deals and launch special offers. Start monitoring prices for dates you are interested in right at the beginning of planning your trip, so you have a better chance to rent a car with the maximum benefit. The most reasonable time is 2-4 months before the start of the rental time within normal periods and 3-6 months within the high season.
Our customers may use current discounts and special offers. We constantly conduct joint deals with many rental companies in Vienna. You can get the best conditions when booking a car in advance (2-4 months before the start of the rental time within normal periods, and 3-6 months before the high season). Discounts in such cases may reach up to 80%. In some cases, it is possible to rent a car at a super price of £ 1 per day.
There are several toll roads in Salzburg. It is convenient and inexpensive to use them. Pay by cash or card.
All the rumours that travelling across Salzburg by car are over exaggerated. Of course, there are difficulties with parking, but everything is solvable, moreover, the quality of the road surface is excellent. Plus there are minor traffic jams, and quite reasonable speed limits. Particularities:
Carefully follow the information on the road signs; sometimes the allowed speed is reduced for some local reasons.
Use navigator's tips to plan the amount of fuel and route. Cars-scanner also advises you to always carry a small fuel canister so that the empty tank does not catch you out a long way from the nearest petrol stations. Approximate prices for fuel:
To ensure your rental is the most comfortable, we always recommend a full insurance policy. You may do this either on our website or directly at the rental company office.
You may find the exact size of the franchise and insurance features under the terms and conditions of rent of a specific car selected in the search results. Information on this issue is displayed in the Insurance Cover section.
|Car rental company||Car class||Apx. Deposit amount|
|Mini / Economy||200-400 £|
|Compact / Standard||400-800 £|
|Fullsize / Premium||700+ £|
|Mini / Economy / Compact||150-500 £|
|Standard / Estate||300-700 £|
|Fullsize / Premium / SUV||700+ £|
|Mini / Economy||250-500 £|
|Standard / Estate||300-750 £|
|Fullsize / Premium / Minivan||600+ £|
|Compact / Standard / Estate||300-700 £|
|Fullsize / Premium / Cabrio||550+ £|
|Mini / Economy||250-600 £|
|Compact / Standard||400-900 £|
|Fullsize / Premium||500+ £|
To find out the possibility and cost of returning a rented car in another city, check the box "return to another place" and search for options. In the search results, only those rental companies will be displayed that allow you to return cars to another location. The price indicated on our website already includes the one-way tariff.
In order to not find yourself in a situation where you accidentally end up in a place you are not allowed to go, visit the Border Crossing section in the rental terms.
At the rental company office, you may be required to provide an international driving licence.