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Car rental in Latvia

Latvia is distinguished not only by rich national traditions and huge number of masterpieces of city architecture, but also by great seaside resorts. Besides, there are about fifty ancient castles, which are worth visiting. There are numerous lakes and mineral springs in Latvia. Irrespectively of evident strong points for visiting this country, Latvia is not very popular among tourists even in the high season. For example, Jurmala, being the main country’s resort, is absolutely not overfilled with hotels. There are also not many health resorts in Latvia, though most of them start modernizing today.

To see the main Latvian sights, realize all the plans, and travel around the country with comfort, you will certainly need a car. You can rent a car in Latvia on the bookingcar.ru website where you can find the best car rental deals only. To be comfortable as much as possible, you can order a car to be delivered directly to the airport by your arriving in Latvia.

Benefits of using bookingcar

  • Incredibly low prices

    Huge discounts and special rates

  • No hidden fees and commissions

    All details are indicated in the rental terms. There are no fees for credit card processing.

  • Free cancellation & modification

    Free of charge 24 hours before pick up

  • Reliable

    We collaborate only with reputable car rental companies and always guarantee high level of service.

  • Convenient and fast

    You can search through all companies at the same time. You save time since we have already compared the prices, and you only have to choose!

  • 24-hour support

    Round-the-clock multi-language customer service, 7 days a week

Penalties for violation of driving regulations

We recommend you to see the widely spread violations of the traffic rules and fines' amount:

  • not stopping on police officer’s demand – 10 LVL
  • turn in a wrong place – 20-40 LVL
  • wrong overtaking – 40-60 LVL
  • going on contraflow lane– 40 LVL
  • stopping on railway-crossing – 30 LVL

While travelling, please watch the traffic signs; it can help you to look about and avoid violations. The traffic signs are made according to the common rules.

Speed limitation

To avoid a fine or driver's licence confiscation for overspeeding, you must follow the signs and plates on the road, which can inform you about speed limitation for every particular area. If there are no such signs, the common speed limitation rules are in force:

  • it is allowed to drive within the built-up area at 50 km/h
  • outside the built-up area the speed can reach 90 km/h
  • in highways it is allowed to drive at 110 km/h speed

Remember observing the traffic rules renting a car in Latvia

Travelling in Latvia by car, one must observe elementary traffic rules to avoid unpleasant situations. Low beam must be switched on at any time of the day the year round. Children aged to 14 must go in a vehicle in suitable in size and weight child safety seats. A driver is prohibited to use a cell phone while driving. All passengers must buckle up.

Fuel

Available in Latvia are RON95 and RON98 petrol and also diesel engine. There are also gas filling stations there. Unlike most of the European countries, in Latvia it is allowed to transport petrol in cans.

Average prices for fuel in Latvia:

  • 1 litre of RON95 petrol - 1.31 EUR
  • 1 litre of RON98 petrol - 1.35 EUR
  • 1 litre of diesel engine - 1.28 EUR

Filling stations are located throughout the country. One can pay with cash or a credit card. In wintertime there are two kinds of diesel engine in the filling stations: usual and winter. Fuel's quality, especially in the brand filling stations, is very high.

Toll roads in Latvia

There is no charge for passing any roads in Latvia. However, entering the Jurmala's resort zone has to be paid. The entry is paid only from April to end of September, that is in the high tourist season. Rest time is free of charge. Hard-surface pavement has about one fifth of all the roads in Latvia.

Estimated cost of car rental in Latvia


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2016-09-14
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2016-10-26
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2016-11-08
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2016-12-23
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2016-10-13
Yoav Adereth
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