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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
2016-11-05
Yaqoub yousef aljarki
During the working trip on the company's business I had to move to the neighboring city quite unexpectedly. I rented a car via this site (online) just for fun and paid for it, while I was in the required city. Everything was done quickly and easily. I didn't even expect such results, although I use this site quite often. So I saved time and money, as a large package of options was already included.
2017-01-17
Virginie Martin
We traveled to Israel and rented a car. We reserved a car via this resource. It gave the maximum number of options, among which we found the cheapest option. The car was very good. We returned it without problems. We didn't refuel the car as it was agreed. We recommend this aggregator!
2017-01-26
Viktor Zakharov
I travel a lot around the world and visit different countries. I like to drive by car. You don't depend on anyone. In this respect, I always use proven providers. Recently I've booked a car and paid for it via this resource. It's helped me in Hungary, when it found a long-term rental at low price.
2016-11-10
Yakov Yazhemsky
Recently we had an excellent adventure, we traveled from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and back by car. We reserved the desired cars in advance. We searched, chose and paid for everything via bookingcar. At the airport we got our car without any difficulties and problems. We spent time with great mood. All options were included and no additional payment was required. We like this site very much.
2017-02-25
valerii linetckii
I used several site for car search and rental. A couple of times there were errors when I applied to the support service on other sites, and here they answered me immediately and helped to resolve some problems.