Europcar in Germany
Amassing 357,021 square kilometres, Germany is one of Europe’s biggest and most historic countries. While known for its expansive forests, fairytale castles, and iconic beer festivals, Germany has a culture and landscape that is more diverse than meets the eye. Renting a car is the best way to take in the astonishing scenery.
With 451 stations, Europcar Germany has the most pick-up points in Europe. Widely spread throughout the country, you will be able to get your car rental whether you are arriving into the capital Berlin, Hamburg in the north, or Munich in the south. Major cities aside, there are hundreds more locations across the country - wherever your destination, there will be a Europcar station nearby.
Europcar car hire specific offers and benefits in Germany
Before you choose your vehicle, take a look at some of these offers you can get when you book with Europcar Germany.
Time is precious, with our Online Check-In you can save some. With this optional service, complete the paperwork in advance and cut desk-time in half when you arrive. With the Online Check-In service, you will be that much faster to driving away in your rental to discover the beautiful German Alpine countryside roads and the historical German cities.
Discover Privilege programme, Europcar’s free international loyalty scheme, with four tier levels: Privilege Club, Privilege Executive, Privilege Elite and Privilege Elite VIP. When you rent with us, the Privilege loyalty programme gives you rewards points. With Privilege you to get a free weekend’s car hire, every time you move up a tier level.
Driving in Germany
You can rent a car with a driving licence from EU and EEA countries. International driving licences are accepted but not legally required.
There are no tolls charges for private cars on German roads.
Cars overtake on the left, with some exceptions. You can overtake trams on the right, unless there is not enough room to pass, when you can overtake on the left.
Parking is prohibited within five metres of pedestrian crossings and intersections, 10 metres before traffic lights, and within 15 metres of a public vehicle stop.
The maximum speed limit for private cars and other vehicles on motorways and dual carriageways is 130 km/h. The speed limit is 100 km/h on other roads.