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Car rental in Zagreb

Zagreb is the capital of Croatia. Every year the city accepts a large number of tourists who go to the country in order to get an eyeful of original and unique architecture as well as visit numerous museums and exhibitions. Besides, Zagreb is the center of Croatian industry, science, culture and business. That is why different scientists, businessmen and politicians visit the city every day.

The transport link of Zagreb with other cities and countries is perfect. It includes railway transport, bus transport and of course air lines. At that guests from Europe often come to the international airport of Zagreb located 12 kilometers away from the city.

Right after the collection of luggage, a person faces up with a question of what transport to use. It is undoubtedly possible to use public transport or call a taxi. Nevertheless, it is much more convenient to book a car in Zagreb straight at the airport. If you wish to take care about hiring a car in advance, you are strongly recommended to use the website Just leave an application, and the process of obtaining a car will take a few minutes only.

Reminder for car renters in Zagreb

Zagreb is a European city. That is why an experienced driver will unlikely to face up with something new. None the less, information related to ‘what, where and when?’ questions will not be odd for you, especially if you come to Croatia for the first time.

Benefits of using bookingcar

  • Incredibly low prices

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  • 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

Fines for violations of traffic regulations

Foreign citizens shall pay all fines in cash according to tickets written by policemen. If you do not pay the fine, you will not manage to leave the country until the fine is paid.

Speeding violation From 50 to 150 Euro
Driving through a red light 130 Euro
Offside overtaking 100 Euro
Unbuckled seat belt 60 Euro
Illegal parking From 50 Euro

Speed limitation

In Croatia, both policemen and automatic speed guns strictly follow the observation of speed limit. That is why try not to violate it whatever happens. Otherwise, you will unavoidably be fined. Hot rodding in Zagreb never stays unpunished.

  • Within the city, the speed shall not exceed 50 km/h.
  • Outside the city, the maximum allowed speed is 90 km/h.
  • It is allowed to drive with the speed of not more than 130 km/h on highways.
  • When driving through a tunnel, the speed shall not be more than 80 km/h.

Please, carefully follow the road signs all the time. In some situations, the abovementioned speed limit can change.

Parking lots in Zagreb

There are three types of parking spaces in Zagreb:

  • You are prohibited to leave your car for more than an hour at red parking lots.
  • A car cannot stay within more than two hours at yellow car parks.
  • The car can be parked within up to three hours at green car parks.

You are obliged to pay for a parking space. Purchase a parking voucher in a special machine and put it under the windscreen of your car so that it will be seen well.

Blood alcohol limit

If you have decided to drive a rental car in Zagreb after drinking alcoholic beverages, you are recommended to adequately evaluate your state. The maximum blood alcohol limit is 0.05 permille. It is really not so much, maximum a bottle of beer. Therefore, if you have any doubts, do not drive a car. Otherwise, you can be punished with a large fine or deprived of a driving license.

Road traffic regulations in Zagreb

Traffic regulations in Zagreb are not different from the ones of other European countries. Therefore, you should not have problems when driving a car. Although there are a few peculiarities necessary to be taken into account:

  • Dim light

From the last Sunday of October till the last Sunday of March, when the car goes, the dim light ought to be turned on all the time irrespective of the time of the day. In summer, this requirement is actual only in case the road is insufficiently visible or when driving through a tunnel.

Cost of fuel in Zagreb

Only lead-free fuel 95 and 98 as well as diesel oil can be purchased at Zagreb fuel stations. There are quite a lot of gas stations within and outside the city. The prices for fuel in Croatia are typical for Europe:

    • The cost of one liter of fuel 95 is 1.34 Euro.
    • The price for one liter of fuel 98 is 1.38 Euro.
    • One liter of diesel oil costs 1.28 Euro.

You can transport not more than 10 liters of fuel or diesel oil in a can.

Sample prices for car hire in Zagreb

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