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Given the excellent reputation of roads in Germany, car hire is the obvious choice for touring this large and varied nation. Absorb the fairytale landscape of castles and forests or explore the cultural centres of Frankfurt, Cologne, and Munich on an autobahn (motorway) network that makes driving your rental car a pleasure.

Car Hire Germany

The quality of Germany's roads are world famous, but there's a lot more to this European giant than enviable autobahns. Get ready to experience a wealth of beauty, feasts, and cultural attractions as you discover Germany's breathtaking scenery, inspiring music, magnificent cities, half-timbered towns, and fairy-tale castles.

Why Should I Book Car Hire in Germany with Nova?

If you like the idea of hiring a car in Germany without wasting time or money, Nova Car Hire is for you. The buying power of 1.5 million customers means we can negotiate great volume discounts from some of the world's most reputable car hire suppliers, and we pass that value on to you in the form of excellent rates.

Car Hire Requirements in Germany

When collecting your hire car in Germany, 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 Germany

As a large country with an efficient transport system, Germany has an extensive network of airports. The busiest include Frankfurt in the south-west, Munich in the south, Dusseldorf in the west, Berlin Tegel in the north-east, and Hamburg in the north.

Germany Driving Rules & Regulations

In Germany, 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. Your car must have an environmental badge when you are driving in Environmental Green Zones (Umweltzonen. You'll find further information on Germany's rules of the road here.

I Have More Questions. Whom Do I Ask?

Do not hesitate to contact us by phone, email, or post with any queries, or if you would prefer one of our car rental agents to book a rental car for you.

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Best price I could find. Everything went so well in Berlin at pick up and drop off. Even your website is so user friendly, I had my reservation confirmed in minutes. Will be back to book again for sure.

Grant Miller, Nov-2012

The price for my car hire in Germany was very competitive. The pick up desk was still open after 10pm which was great and the car we received was clean and drove well. No problems dropping back the car. Great service.

Helene Lafont, Sep-2012

Good service, no hidden extras, great car at the airport in Berlin presented to us by the most friendly staff. Flawless service from beginning to end.

Marc Coppens, Aug-2012

Great prices always on car hire with you guys. It's why I come back time and time again.

Enrico Ravelli, Dec-2011

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