|Most popular company||AVIS|
|Price of petrol per litre||R31,94|
|Average price per day||R31|
|Cheapest price per day||R28|
Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Gothenburg is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.
There are several requirements that you should follow when it comes to car rentals in Gothenburg. The minimum age for a car rental in Gothenburg is 19, and you need to drive with a license held for more than a year. If your license uses a non-Roman alphabet (like Cyrillic), you also need to provide an International Driving Permit that you have acquired from your home country prior to your arrival. You also need to have an additional form of identification with you such as a passport or a credit/debit card. You are allowed to take your rental car into other countries with approval and written permission beforehand.
Just like the majority of Europe, traffic in Sweden is on the right side of the road – keep this in mind when you look for car rentals in Gothenburg. Seatbelts are compulsory for all passengers in all types of vehicles and your headlights must be always switched on, even in the daytime. The limit of blood alcohol level is 0.02% and fines are hefty, with even a chance to have your license revoked if you drive under the influence. The speed limits are 100km/h (62 mph) on highways, 70km/h (43 mph) on smaller roads and 50km/h (31 mph) in residential areas. It is best to check with Gothenburg motor vehicle authorities for recent law changes.
Since there is a lot to see and do in the area, cheap car rental in Gothenburg is visitors’ preferred method of transportation. As most tourists decide to stay within the city and its limits, electric car rental and economy car rental are some of the most popular choices. Passenger van rental is also common among bigger groups.
There are many types of parking spaces available for car rentals in Gothenburg. The nearer you park to the city centre, the more expensive and harder it is to find a spot. There are underground parking lots available for those who are looking to get into the city, leave their car rental and explore the sights.
In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under R500/day when booking a car hire in Gothenburg. The absolute best deal a user found was for R455/day from Avis, booked on Jul. 28.
According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Gothenburg from the following companies over the past two weeks: Ace (R1 286/day), Sixt (R2 932/day), and Hertz (R3 174/day).
Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, MABI (10,0 rating), Hertz (8,0 rating) and Sixt (8,0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Gothenburg.
The average price of petrol in Gothenburg is R31,94/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between R1 437 and R2 076 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.
Avis offers hire cars in Gothenburg for about R3 499 per week on average.
Booking early can save you upwards of 31% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 90 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Gothenburg.
Typically, how long you can hire a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Gothenburg however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.
Generally, a month-long car rental in Gothenburg can be found for about R14 998, with the average price for a rental being around R500 a day. Book with Avis, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 10% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Gothenburg.
The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Gothenburg is Economy (Ford Fiesta) based on our Cheapflights data.