Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Helsinki is September. 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.
When you book a car rental in Helsinki, you will need to fulfil certain requirements. You must be at least 20 years old and have held your license for one year. This condition could vary depending on the category of car you choose to rent. For luxury car rental you will need to be 25 years old, and you will need a valid driver's license and proof of identification. If you are an international driver, you can use your passport as proof. You will also need to carry an International Driver's Permit. You are also required to show proof of residence. A hotel booking can do as one.
Once you have secured a rental car in Helsinki, you must be sure to have your headlights at all times as per the law. When driving your Helsinki car rentals, remember to drive on the right side of the road. In Helsinki, seat belts are mandatory for the front and back seats. Children under 3 years old must be strapped into an appropriately-fitted car seat and you can book one for your rental cars in Helsinki as an extra feature. The alcohol limit is 0.5 grams/litre when operating a vehicle.
Driving rental cars in Helsinki is easy, as fellow drivers follow the rules well, the roads are in good condition and are well marked. Traffic jams are a rare occurrence. Be aware, that there are a fair amount of roundabouts and you could encounter wildlife passing on a road. Other than that, the choice of which vehicle is best for a car rental in Helsinki is up to you. The city itself is highly environmentally conscious so you might prefer to book an electric car rental and reduce emissions while increasing your fuel efficiency.
When looking for a place to park your economy car rental, you will see that on-street parking spaces do have time limit restrictions. These are metered parking spaces and you must purchase a voucher from a vending machine or gas stations to secure time in these spaces. Then be sure the voucher is visible on your dashboard. Some spaces require a parking disk. On-street parking is free in some places but carries a time restriction, and for these spaces you must use a parking disc. You will find there are paid parking lots available in and around the city centre. The most popular choice is at the CityCentre Mall.
Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Europcar (10,0 rating), Enterprise (9,3 rating) and GREEN MOTION (8,0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Helsinki.
The average price of petrol in Helsinki is R42,77/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between R1 925 and R2 780 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.
From ADDCAR RENTAL you can hire a car in Helsinki from about R10 403 per week on average.
Booking early can save you upwards of 8% on your car hire. Booking your vehicle at least 90 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Helsinki.
Yes, hiring a vehicle in Helsinki for a month is certainly possible.
The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Helsinki is Economy (Volkswagen Polo) based on our Cheapflights data.