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Plitvice Lakes car rentals

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Top tips for renting a car in Plitvice Lakes

  • Renting an electric car in Plitvice Lakes offers numerous benefits. Firstly, it allows you to explore the stunning natural beauty of the area while minimizing your carbon footprint. With the availability of 20 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the region, you can travel with peace of mind, knowing you can recharge conveniently. Additionally, electric cars offer a quiet and smooth ride, ensuring a serene experience amid the picturesque landscapes. You can get an electric car from any of the car rental locations in the Plitvice Lakes region.
  • One of the best places to pick up car rentals in Plitvice Lakes is Zadar Airport (ZAD), which serves as the main airport in the region. Once you land at the airport, you will head to the ground floor level. Once you arrive, follow the signs to the car rental area, conveniently located within the airport premises. Several reputable car rental companies are available, offering a range of vehicles to suit your needs. Simply approach their counters, complete the necessary paperwork, and you'll be on your way to exploring the beautiful Plitvice Lakes region with ease.
  • If you will be using rental cars accompanied by your kids, remember that Plitvice Lakes region requires children up to 135 cm (approximately 4 feet 5 inches) in height or under the age of 12 to use appropriate child restraints while traveling in a vehicle. The specific type of car seat required depends on the child's age, weight, and height. It is important for visitors to adhere to these laws to ensure the safety of young passengers during their travels in Plitvice Lakes.
  • Driving a rental car in Plitvice Lakes may present challenges due to narrow and winding roads, especially in less developed areas. Some intersections, like those in Korenica and Rakovica, can be difficult to navigate due to limited signage and unfamiliar traffic patterns. During peak tourist seasons (June to August) and weekends, traffic congestion is common on the D1 road leading to the national park. To avoid rush hours, plan your travels outside of 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

FAQs about renting a car in Plitvice Lakes

  • What is the best rental car company in Plitvice Lakes?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Plitvice Lakes are Turo (8.8, 52 reviews), Silvercar (8.6, 50 reviews), and Apex (8.5, 129 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Plitvice Lakes?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Should I rent a car in Plitvice Lakes?

    Renting a car in Plitvice Lakes is a great idea, offering flexibility and convenience to explore the region's stunning landscapes at your own pace. Having a car allows you to access remote areas and lesser-known attractions, beyond the main tourist spots. Attractions like Rastoke, Barać Caves, and the Una River are easier to reach with a car. The region's limited public transport connections make a car rental more advantageous, especially for those looking to visit less touristy destinations.

  • What is driving like in Plitvice Lakes?

    Driving in Plitvice Lakes can differ from driving on the mainland due to its rural nature and heavy tourism. Roads around popular spots are generally well-maintained, but rural roads may be narrower and winding. The driving style is generally relaxed, but during peak tourist seasons, traffic congestion is common. Speed limits are strictly enforced, and some roads may have lower limits than usual. Croatia drives on the right side of the road. Toll roads are often used for long-distance travel, but they offer good infrastructure and faster connections. The A1 motorway is a major toll road in Plitvice Lakes, providing convenient access to and from the region.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in Plitvice Lakes?

    In Plitvice Lakes, the minimum age to rent a car is typically 21 years old. However, some car rental companies may require the driver to be 25 years old to avoid additional fees or surcharges. To rent a car, a valid driving license is required, and an International Driving Permit (IDP) might be necessary for non-EU residents. It's essential to check with individual rental agencies to understand their specific age requirements and driving license regulations.

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