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Population:8.5 million
English Speakers:73%
Country Code:43
Emergency Services:112
Drives On:Right
Time Zones:UTC +1

Car Hire in Austria

With a stunning landscape of soaring mountains and deep alpine valleys, comforting food and wine, and the gritty elegance of Vienna, Austria has both culture and natural beauty to fascinate the curious traveller. Famous for the cultural wealth of Vienna and the skiing attractions of the Alps, Austria is the ideal car hire destination.

Why Should I Book Car Hire in Austria with Nova?

Nova Car Hire has developed an easy-to-use quote delivery system that gives you access to some of the best rates in 26,000 locations worldwide within moments.You enter the dates and destination of your choice, and we instantly search our network of 500-plus car hire providers to bring you a great rate. Book online there and then, and that’s your car hire sorted.

Car Hire Requirements in Austria

When collecting your hire car in Austria, make sure to have your full driving licence and booking confirmation voucher with you. The main driver must pay the balance (rate less deposit) using their own credit card. Keep your licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration documents in the rental car at all times.

Airports in Austria

Vienna is by far the busiest airport in Austria, processing more than a dozen times more passengers than its nearest rival, Salzburg. Other popular airports include Innsbruck, Graz, and Linz, with Klagenfurt being the next busiest.

Austria Driving Rules & Regulations

In Austria, you drive on the right and overtake on the left. Keep your driving licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle documentation with you in the car. Seat belts must be worn at all times. If you are hiring a car in Austria between November 1 and April 15, you will need either four winter tyres or snow chains on at least two tyres. You'll find further information on Austria's rules of the road here.

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