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Car rental in Riga

Car rental in Riga

Riga is a very beautiful city, as here a lot of ancient and old buildings were preserved that don’t leave anybody cold. Among all Baltic capitals, it is Riga that seems to be a real megalopolis. The city is full of life, it attracts a great amount of tourists, makes them coming here again and again. Riga is a city full of green parks and small cosy cafes. The city seems to be leaped from the fairy pages. You will certainly like this city. New and old amazingly combines in Riga.

Travelling in Riga you would certainly like to see as more sights as possible, do shopping, visit various museums. To have enough time for all you planned and to move around the city and country comfortably, we recommend you to use car rental services. On the bookingcar.ru website you can see affordable car rental deals and book a car you like right now. Advance booking allows you to order a car to be delivered directly to the airport of Riga. You can also order a car to be delivered to your hotel.

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

Parking of a rented car in Riga

Irrespectively of where your car is parked, don't leave anything valuable inside it. Toll parkings irrespectively of their location and zoning, can cost 0,6-8 LVL for first hour. The most expensive parking is that in the Old Town. Even paid parkings at evening and nighttime are free of charge. Parking in left-bank Riga is also free of charge. Mostly the parkings are paid via pay machine. If you didn’t pay for the parking, filling station's worker can block a car's wheel. You can contact them by phone and also must pay a fine. Note that in the Old Town area there are also some free of charge parkings.

Blood alcohol content allowed

Maximum blood alcohol content allowed is 0.5 ‰. If blood alcohol content is 0.5-1.0 ‰, a fine is 300-450 LVL, and can be punished with driver's licence confiscation. Further exceeding of the blood alcohol content allowed leads to a fine in the amount of 600-1000 LVL and driver's licence confiscation up to four years.

For those drivers who have less than two years of driving experience, maximum blood alcohol content allowed is 0.2 ‰.

Driving regulations

Driving regulations in Latvia have no significant differences from the Russian ones. There are some things that you have to know about not to be imposed a fine and get troubles during your vacation. For example, don't forget to fasten the seat belts, at any time of the day switch on the low beam, transport children in a car in special car safety seats only. Naturally overtaking in wrong place, passing through the red traffic light, wrong parking, not stopping at police officer's demand, going at contraflow lane, and other violations lead to punishment.

Fuel

Filling stations in Riga can be found very often, so you don't need to watch the fuel. One can fill a car with (RON95 and RON 98) petrol or diesel engine. There are also gas filling stations. If you are going to a long trip, you can take petrol with you.

Prices for petrol in Riga:

  • RON95 - 1.31 EUR
  • RON98 - 1.35 EUR
  • Diesel engine - 1.28 EUR
  • One can pay with cash or with a credit card. Some filling stations are automatic and some are working with staff. Fuel in Latvia is of high quality.

Reviews
2017-02-21
We went fishing to popular Sevan. For the sake of convinience, we reserved a car and paid for it via the car aggregator. By the way, it was very cheap. There weren't problems with the receipt of the car at the destination place, although the agent tried to impose a paid insurance, but he yielded after learning that we had paid for it.
2017-01-29
Me and my friends went to the rally along the Mongolian steppe. We got a lot of impressions and adrenaline. We looked for offroaders for a long time and could find them only via this aggregator. We booked the cars there immediately. At the destination place, we received the cars without problems. We recommend it and will use it again.
2016-12-30
I traveled to India and rented a car in the capital. Everything turned out to be very simple. Via this site I found, chose and booked a car from a well-known provider. I took a mini-car. There were no problems with payment and getting a car. Roads are similar to ours))), but this is the problem of the country, not the provider))).
2017-03-02
I went to Nevada. Of course, I rented a car via the website. The final cost turned out to be very modest, which gladdened me. Among all the search engines, this one showed the most profitable offer with a full insurance package for the minimum price. I chose it and paid for it via this site.
2017-02-02
I often come to Saudi Arabia and every time I travel around the country a lot. For this purpose, I always rent a car. It's very cheap, fast and comfortable. I always look for optimal options via this search engine. It's a great site that really helps.