Experienced travellers recommend going on tourist trips by car; it's convenient and advantageous. If you are going to Amsterdam, the easiest way to follow the advice is to rent a car. From the moment of picking up the keys, you may go to any point on a city map or in its vicinities, to get their as soon as possible, or to make a series of stops. No other travel option gives you such freedom of movement and pleasure from a trip.
In order to see the daily average cost of a car, select a model from the list.
An important detail! Please note that the price for the same car may differ by 20 - 30% depending on the car rental point.
In most cases, you may safely cross borders of neighbouring countries in a rented car. But exceptions are also not uncommon; consult the Border Crossing section.
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:
Local rental companies of Amsterdam may require you to provide an international driving licence.
Toll roads are used in the city of Amsterdam as a way to decrease the amount of traffic. They are paid, as a rule, by card or by cash.
We've saved you time and pinpointed all the rental locations on the map of Netherlands, thus, you can easily navigate, where it will be convenient for you to pick up or hand over a car.
The lion's share of fines, which are received by travellers who came to Amsterdam, are superimposed on them for non-compliance with the traffic rules. Be attentive and law-abiding. And in order not to get a fine being a pedestrian, you should be aware of the most significant monetary punishments in the city:
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.
You may take a car to Amsterdam and return it to another city without any problems. Just search for suitable offers by specifying the return city you need. The search results will show only offers from those companies that allow return in another city. The indicated price already includes a one-way tariff.
More often than not, these new impressions of the trip will make you feel a bit reckless mad, making you willing to rush through streets of the city a little faster than the rules prescribe. Do not do this; the size of the fines will unpleasantlysurprise you. Therefore, try to keep within the specified speed limit:
If you sum up the information, the average speed of traffic in European cities is 50 km/h, in the countryside it's 80 to 100 km/h.
By booking a car in advance, you are guaranteed to get the car at the fixed current price. In this case, you may cancel/alternate the order free of charge 24 hours before the start of the rental time, without any penalties.
You may cancel the booking free of charge 24 hours before the start of the rental time, in this case, the money will be returned to your account in full.