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        About Rijeka

        Rijeka is a town and port in Kvarner (Croatia). It is located about 200 km north of Dubrovnik. It is the third most important Croatian Adriatic port after Zadar and Split. Rijeka has about 178,000 inhabitants. There are 2 major football clubs: HNK Rijeka and NK Omladinac Novo Mesto. Although they are not among the best Croatian teams, both have many fans. Rijeka is also home to the oldest Croatian football club, NK Pomorac.

        Basic info and car hire in Rijeka

        • Location: In the northern Adriatic Sea
        • Population: 178.000
        • Official language: Croatian
        • Currency: Croatian kuna
        • Weather: Summers can be short, but this is more than compensated for by the long winters when temperatures are usually around 42°F and hardly fluctuate - from day to evening or from night to dawn! The best time to visit Dubrovnik is from May to October. May-June, the weather is warm and not too crowded. July-Aug, the weather is very warm and temperatures can get high. Sept-Oct, it is still warm enough to go to the beach and it is less crowded than in high summer.
        • Internet coverage: Hotels, bars, restaurants, and cafés offer Wi-Fi
        • Road conditions: The road condition in Rijeka and Croatia, in general, is known to be very good. It is fairly simple to drive around Rijeka.
        • Car hire in Rijeka: The most common pick-up point for vehicles in Rijeka is the airport. Prices vary frequently in Rijeka, so it's best to book a car three or eight weeks ahead of time - this will ensure you get an affordable car hire rate! Alternatively, if your travel plans change last minute there are plenty around who can help out as well; just look no further than us here at Orbit Car Hire

         Driving in Rijeka

        Driving in Rijeka is a kind of trial and error. If you are coming from the main road towards the city, through Karolinska raskrižja, it is best to follow the instructions given by signs along the way. Often these instructions determine which roads to take at intersections in the city centre, where many roads converge at a single intersection. An example of such a crossing would be Slavonska Avenija - Ulica Ribarskih Brigada - Bana Josip Jelačića - Opatička - Remetinečki gaj. Those travelling from Mihanovićeva Ulica - Školjić Ulica - Domovinskog rata would do well to follow the maps on the city's website, which show how to get to their destination. And those who happen to come to Rijeka by boat will find that signs along the way guide them through the crowded and narrow streets of the Old Town and to the car parks just beyond this area.

        • Age limits: The minimum age to rent a car is 18 years old and with some suppliers for people over 75 years of age, this can be different between car categories. Young driver surcharges may apply to many car rental companies for people under 25 years of age
        • International Driving Permit: An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements.
        • Additional papers: Identification(passport), a valid driving licence, and valid proof of insurance. (It is advisable to buy insurance with Orbit Car Hire in case your policy doesn't cover you while driving in Croatia)
        • Additional requirements: A reflective jacket is to be kept in the car and worn and if you are in an accident. Warning triangle. First aid kit (not compulsory, but we strongly recommend you have it with you, just in case).
        • Children in the car: The law says that children under the age of five can only travel in the back seat if they are secured with an appropriate child safety harness or device, which will prevent them from moving around and getting injured while riding in your car's seats. A baby who weighs less than 20 pounds may ride facing the front passenger so long as you disable any airbags installed there too! Ages 5-12 mean it’s time to buckle up again - but not just because our government demands it; otherwise what kind o' guardian would we be? The three-point belts should also apply here
        • Driving side of the road: Right Side
        • Lights: You are required to use daytime running lights during the day (24 hours) in winter, but not summer.
        • General speed limits: The speed limit on the motorway is 130 km/h (81 mph). On normal roads the speed limit is 80 km/h (50 mph), on urban roads, it is 50 km/h (31 mph)
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        Car Hire in Rijeka

        Most popular car hire at Rijeka

        The most selected hire car in Rijeka is the Fiat Panda, with the Hyundai I20 and Renault Clio also being a popular options. The most popular car types in Rijeka are the mini and economy groups. 

        Popular Driving Routes

        Popular One-Way car hire from Rijeka

        Want to rent a car for a one-way trip? No worries! Orbit Car Hire offers a variety of one-way Car Hire options in many locations outside of Rijeka. One-way car rental is ideal for cross-town or cross-country travel, saving time by not returning to your original location. Start your reservation with Orbit Car Hire and find great options on one-way car hire at locations across the Croatia.

        • Rijeka - Pula (111km, approx. 2-hour drive)
        • Rijeka - Dubrovnik (604km, approx. 7-hour drive)
        • Rijeka - Zadar (239km, approx. 3-hour drive)
        • Rijeka - Zagreb (152km, approx. 2-hour drive)

        What to see in Rijeka

        Rijeka is a Croatian port city on the coast of the northern Adriatic Sea. It is also the cultural, economic and sporting centre of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County. The port of Rijeka is one of the largest in the country and the seventh-largest in Europe in terms of cargo traffic. The economy is traditionally based on the shipbuilding industry, steel processing, the machine industry (industrial robots), the food industry (the chocolate factory "Krešimir" is world-famous) and tourism. The coastal region around Rijeka is very rich in natural beauties such as the Učka National Parks, the Kornati Islands or the island of Krk with the most famous tourist resort Vrbnik.

        • Rijeka harbour, Croatia

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          Drive your rental car beyond Rijeka

          A great idea is to take your rental car and head to the impressive national park - Plitvice Lakes. This karst phenomenon, formed by the confluence of several rivers and lakes at different levels, has 16 interconnected lakes forming about 80 waterfalls. The highest waterfall is 78 metres high and the lowest is at Lake Kozjak at a height of 85 metres. The Plitvice lakes are connected by a series of cascades, rapids and chutes, whose limestone canyon walls rise vertically from 56 to 90 metres. It is only a short one hour drive from Rijeka. 

        • Rijeka, Croatia.

          Enjoy the culture in Rijeka

          Where to eat, drink, and party in Rijeka

          There are quite a few excellent restaurants in Rijeka serving delicious dishes such as seafood, steak, pasta, etc. In general, they all offer local dishes that are very tasty. There are also many boutique breweries that make beer, especially for each restaurant. Of course, there are also cafés that make you feel like you are sitting in someone's living room.

        FAQ

        What you need to know about renting a car

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        What do I need to rent a car in Croatia?

        credit card in the name of the main driver needs to be presented. A security deposit may be required while renting a car so it is important that the credit card has sufficient funds. You can find details about the security deposit listed while booking the vehicle as well as on your voucher. It is important to have a valid driving license with the name of the main driver as well as additional drivers when it applies. An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not clearly identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements. You will need to have identification with you such as a passport and ID cards. In many European Union countries, a National ID is sufficient. When you pick up your rental car you need to have your voucher with you.

        How old do I need to be to rent a car in Croatia?

        The minimum age to rent a car is 18 years old and with some suppliers for people over 75 years of age. Young driver surcharges may apply to many car rental companies for people under 25 years of age. This information is visible in the search engine with Orbit Car Hire.

        Can car hire in Croatia visit Slovenia?

        The beautiful country of Croatia is a perfect destination for those who want to explore Slovenia. You can drive from one border to the next and back again without any problem at all! One way rentals may apply but it's still cheaper than renting two cars so don't worry about not being able to return your vehicle in Split or Dubrovnik - just find out before you go if there are any additional fees from doing this cross-border transaction (It may differ between car hire companies).

        Can you drive a hire car from Croatia to Montenegro?

        Yes, you are allowed to drive from Croatia to Montenegro. Just find out before you go if there are any additional fees from doing this cross-border transaction (It may differ between car hire companies).

        How to hire a car from Croatia to Greece?

        When you are searching for car hire offers, make sure to press "Yes" to return to a different location. Then insert the pickup point in Croatia and drop off point in Greece and you will find all car hire deals available. Prices will include a one-way fee or cross-border fee if it applies. 

        What company to hire a car in Croatia?

        There are many great car hire companies available in Croatia. From Major companies such as Europcar, Hertz, Firefly and Sixt to local companies such as Carwiz and AutoUnion. 

        Where to hire a car in Croatia?

        You will be able to find car hire deals in all cities of Croatia. Keep in mind that the cheapest option is often at the airports of Croatia. Here you can find the most popular locations to hire a car in Croatia: 

        • Dubrovnik 
        • Split
        • Zadar
        • Pula
        • Zagreb
        What documentation is required when hiring a car in Croatia

        Identification(passport), a valid driving licence, and valid proof of insurance. (It is advisable to buy insurance with Orbit Car Hire in case your policy doesn't cover you while driving in Croatia). When behind the wheel, you must always have your driving licence and green card with you. You are bound by standard laws such as wearing a seat belt or not using mobile phones while driving unless it’s hands-free!

        How much is car hire in Croatia?

        Prices vary frequently in Croatia, so it's best to book a car three or eight weeks ahead of time - this will ensure you get an affordable car hire rate! Alternatively, if your travel plans change last minute there are plenty around who can help out as well; just look no further than us here at Orbit Car Hire

        What is Premium Coverage and how does it work?

        Premium Coverage is an optional service by Orbit Car Hire which, if accepted, covers your financial accountability for damage or theft to the hired vehicle. This is not insured with a car hire company that reduces the excess amount, but a cover that refunds you in case the car hire company charges you for damage or theft. With this option, you will be reimbursed up to 3000 EUR. For more information, you can read the Terms and Conditions or contact us.

        Do I need car insurance in Croatia?

        Insurances are very important when renting a car and can be different between countries. When renting a car in Croatia with Orbit Car Hire the prices will include mandatory insurances in the country.

        Do I need a credit card to rent a car in Croatia?

        In most cases, a credit card is required to be presented in the name of the main driver. A security deposit may be required when renting a car so it is important to have sufficient funds on the credit card. When searching for a car at Orbit you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.

        Do I need an international driving license in Croatia?

        An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not clearly identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements.

        How do I find the cheapest car in Croatia?

        You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major car rentals at Orbit. A good idea can be to book in advance as the prices can increase closer to the travel period. 

        What is the cheapest rental car in Croatia?

        You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major car rentals at Orbit. A good idea can be to book in advance as the prices can increase closer to the travel period. 

        What is the best car rental company in Croatia?

        You may find excellent service provided by companies such as Europcar, Enterprise, Keddy, Alamo, Carwiz and AutoUnion

        What types and makes of rental car deals can I find in Croatia?

        You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size, and luxury cars. Popular rental cars are VW Up, VW Golf, Mercedes Benz.

        Does my rental car have unlimited mileage when I book it for Croatia?

        Most car rentals in Croatia offer unlimited mileage in their offers. 

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