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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.eu

  • 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
2017-01-12
Once we've tried to rent a car at the destination place and the provider's representative has said that they haven't been available because we are from Russia. Now we reserve a car in advance before departure. Since we've started to use this site, problems or difficulties in obtaining a car have never occurred.
2016-10-28
I fell for a spontaneous desire and went to cities of France by car. I rented a car via this car aggregator, which has all offers from the well-known providers. There are wide choice, advanced options, payment on the site. Everything works stably and clearly. There were no problems with the car receipt and return. I recommend this resource to those who like to organize travel by themselves. By the way, everything is quite affordable.
2016-11-21
I love to visit unfamiliar places with my wife. Not so long ago, we returned from Greece. We traveled on a rented car and the price for the week was quite low. We found the car, reserved it and paid for it via this car aggregator. Upon the arrival in Athens, we got the clean car with a full tank without any problems. We drove out and looked at a large number of attractions without haste. We liked to travel by car.
2016-12-04
We organized a trip to Austria and rented a car for this purpose. We chose a standard car, and went to travel. We got a lot of new and interesting. We rented the car via this resource and were very satisfied, as we received a large package of options. Payment without fees was also made on the site. There were no problems with the car, both during the receipt and the return.
2016-12-15
Be sure to rent a car when traveling around Germany. See the quality of their perfect roads with your own eyes. I looked for options, chose and paid for a car via this resource. I found the right option quickly. The price wasn't very expensive, and there were a lot of advantages when traveling. I recommend it, try it! I think I'll continue to use this site. Considerable saving of time and money.