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Zürich, Switzerland's largest city, is well known as the country's economic and cultural center and one of Europe's main financial and industrial capitals. Its many attractions include dozens of museums, a well-preserved old town filled with medieval and Renaissance buildings, and enough art to keep art lovers happy for a week.
Renting a car can be the best way to discover the city and the beautiful surroundings.

Zurich Car RentalZurich, one of the most beautiful European cities, is considered as a favourite destination of tourists across the world. It is the largest city in Switzerland and is located at the north-western tip of Lake Zurich. It is also known as a major commercial centre and is home to one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. There is a lot to see in this gorgeous city. You will definitely enjoy visiting the historical monuments, museums, churches, nightclubs and other stunning places of Zurich. Car rental is the best way to get around here, particularly if you want to explore the surrounding areas too.

There are plenty of hotels in the city which offer excellent hospitality and accommodation facilities to their guests. You can also enjoy different kind of delicious food in the restaurants. Furthermore, the public transport system of Zurich is excellent and all the places are well connected with each other. Major attractions of the city include Fraumünster, Kunsthaus Zürhic, the Swiss National Museum, Centre Le Corbusier, Lake Promenade, Zoological Garden, Botanical Garden, Grossmünster and many more. All of these places can be easily visited by the tourists through car hire solutions.

There are many beautiful places in the Old Town. Many of the sights of Zurich are located on either side of Limmat River. The Grossmünster or Great Minster is among the most visited places of the marvellous city. The twin towers of this beautiful cathedral are quite attractive. The interiors are simply breathtaking and you can also see a glass window here, which is a great work of the legend, SigmarPolke. Furthermore, Fraumünster or Our Lady's Minster, built in the 9th century, is also a major attraction for the tourists. There are different beautiful things to see here but you must not miss stained-glass windows in the church choir by Marc Chagall, which was made in the year 1970.

The Zurich Art Gallery or Kunsthaus Zürhic is a great art museum having a huge collection of works by Munch, Picasso, Braque, Giacometti and many other legends. You can also find a large library collection of photographs here. Moreover, the Swiss National Museum, the Centre Le Corbusier and Rietberg Museum are some other notable museums of the city. Zoological Garden of the city is home to some 260 species of different animals from all over the world. You can see Indian lions, snow leopards, pandas and many other beautiful creatures here. The Botanical Garden is also a worth visiting place where more than 15,000 species of plants and trees can be seen. See all this and more with value for money car rental services.

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Car rental tips for Zurich

Out of hours

As not all car rental companies are open 24 hours at Zurich, you will still be able to collect your car before or after opening hours. Click on the car rental company logo for the opening hours and check the detailed rental terms for the extra fee.

Public transportation

At Zurich Airport are several ways to get to and from the airport. Check the corresponding time table for the departure times of the buses and trains. Another option is to go by taxi which will be more expensive but more direct.

Currency

When traveling to Zurich we advise to carry some Swiss Franc CHF to avoid any unwanted surprises. At many airports there are Money Exchange offices in order to change your local currency.

Time zone

The local time code for Zurich is CEST.

Weather

When traveling to Zurich make sure to check the local weather conditions in order to avoid any unpleasant surprises.

Inhabitants                                                                  

Zurich has approximately 396,027 inhabitants.

Renting a car with more than 1 driver

A rental car can only be driven by the main driver but there is a possibility to add an additional driver which mostly has an extra fee. You can find out how much it is by checking the detailed terms and conditions. The extra driver will need to be present at the local rental office when picking up the car to show his/her driver license. Some restrictions may apply. Please check the detailed terms and conditions for this information.

Travel restrictions in Zurich for my car rental

You are not allowed to drive your rental car in prohibited areas, or driving on ice, unbridged rivers and streams, foreshores and other off-road terrains. Please ask the local car rental company for any possible restrictions.

Finding the right rental car

Traveling alone or in group? If you are a party of 7 you might want to consider renting a 9 seater vehicle. This way you will have space for any eventual luggage you are taking with you. Lots of suitcases or traveling light? We have a variety of rental cars at your disposal.

Toll roads in Zurich

In many cities and countries you have toll roads, most toll roads you can pay with cash or with your credit card, however some car rental companies offer electronic toll devices, depending on the car rental agent the price this toll device is included in the rental price or not, in the detailed terms of each car rental agent you can find this information. The electronic toll device allows automatic payments of all fees due for passing through any electronic toll barrier, when you arrive at the car rental desk you can activate this toll device and the toll expenses will be automatically paid in your credit card.

Freedom to move where you want with a rental car

A rental car gives you the freedom to move wherever you want or make sightseeing stops when you want. All for your commodity and you can drive whenever you want without depending on buses or trains. Please take in mind that traffic rules must be respected at all times.

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Facts about car rental in Zurich

  • Last month, the average car rental length in Zurich was 1 days.
  • The average rental car length in Zurich is 3 days.
  • The most booked rental car type currently in Zurich is ECONOMY cars.
  • Last year, the most booked rental car type in Zurich were ECONOMY cars.
  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Zurich? Last month, the average car rental price was 79 USD.
  • Last year, how much did it cost to rent a car in Zurich? Last year, the average car rental price was 385 USD.
  • What is the current average daily price to rent a in Zurich? Last month, the average rental price was 79 USD per day.
  • How much did it cost to rent a car in Zurich over the past 12 months? Last Year, the average rental price was 124 USD per day.
  • The car rental companies available in Zurich are: Alamo.

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