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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
2016-10-05
The options that you are offered and the options that you find by yourself are always different. Recently I've been looking for options to go on vacation. I've decided to go to the agency (I've had no time at all). But when they've offered to reserve a car that would cost as a third part of that car for a week, I've been shocked. I've gone to the popular site and not only found, but also rented the required car at the ridiculous price.
2017-02-12
Among the numerous specialized car aggregators and search engines, this resource shows options that are missed by other resources because of the filters. Several times, I've found the most profitable offers here. Now I use only this aggregator and I'm confident in the quality of the search.
2016-11-08
I've already traveled about half of Europe. I rent a car and go wherever I want. I've used this resource for severa times. I've always managed to find and book what I need. There is always a large package of options, included in the cost, so you avoid overpaying. I like to rent expensive cars. I've already recommended this site to all my friends. It's nice to organze travel via this site.
2017-01-23
Of course, Beijing is not for everyone, but I came to my friends in the suburbs and they recommended to rent a car, as it was cheap, fast and safe. I found the suitable option via Booking Car. I booked the car and paid for it in a matter of minutes. I satisfied with the operation speed of the site.
2016-11-03
I had a business trip to Kyoto, and there it was necessary to travel a lot. For that purpose I rented a car, as my friends and partners who live there said, that it was much cheaper, safer and faster. I rented a car via this site. I liked direct payment without interlinking and a large package of inclusive terms. I recommend it to business people.