How to rent a car in Switzerland
To be able to rent a car in Switzerland, you must have:
One thing Switzerland is known for are the great pass roads lined with stunning mountains and valleys. A rental car is perfect for making your way across this unique country and seeing this beautiful scenery along the way. There are also some Swiss towns that are more remote but are easy to access by car, such as Guarda and Interlaken.
The minimum age to rent a car in Switzerland is 21 years old. The maximum rental age is 80. Please see age policy details below.
Age 21 - 24
Age 25 and Older
Cars available for rent include those listed above, plus Intermediate, Standard, Full Size, Premium, and Luxury.
Cross-border travel is permitted to Austira, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden only.
Be sure to keep the following info in mind during your Switzerland trip:
- You must have your headlights on at all times, day or night.
- On multi-lane roads, you must pass on the left. It is prohibited to pass on the right.
- It is customary to turn off your engine while waiting at stop lights.
- You cannot turn right on a red light.
With many unique attractions such as Lake Geneva, Mount Pilatus, and the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, Switzerland is a popular vacation destination. Renting a car will allow you to experience all of the major landmarks and travel at your leisure.