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        Compare cheap car hire in Split Airport

        The airport at Split is a busy hub for all of Croatia, with 3 million passengers yearly. The name might be Resnik, but don't let that fool you - it's also the Split airport! It was built in 1966 and has grown into one of the country’s most important airports, ensuring there will always be many flights taking off or landing here regardless of the time frame we live within. 

        Why rent a car in Split

        Check Orbitcarhire.com if you want a cheap car rental in Split Airport. Our team negotiates with all the major car rental companies to bring you exclusive deals and the lowest prices on a range of vehicles. We will always do our best to provide a service that will make your car rental in Split Airport hassle-free. If you have any further questions about car rental at  Split Airport, you can also contact Orbit Car Hire, where we offer 24/7 customer support. 

        Where to pick up your Split Airport rental car 

        Picking up your rental car in Split is accessible when booking with Orbit Car Hire. You will find brands such as AbbyCar, Firefly, Europcar, AuroUnion, Hertz, Carwiz, and Enterprise to have rental kiosks inside or near the terminal. You will find your rental car pick-up instructions on your voucher. You can also see it while searching for offers through Orbit Car Hire.

        Split Airport has a tourist information desk located in the arrivals hall. The agents on the information desk will also be able to provide all needed information about all car rental companies in Croatia. So if you have any doubts after you land, simply walk to them and ask them for instructions on how to find your rental car in Croatia.

        Toll Roads

        The motorways in Croatia are subject to tolls. You will have to pay the toll when you leave the motorway. Make sure you do not lose your ticket, as it serves as proof of where you have driven on the motorway: You take the ticket at the entrance and pay at the exit. There are automatic toll booths or even a toll booth operator (most toll booth operators speak English, but you also have a digital display where you can see the price you have to pay). Tolls on Croatian roads can be paid in kuna or euros and debit/credit cards. If you pay in euros, you will receive a change in kuna.

        Zagreb to Split: 181 Kn (24 €, 26 $, 21 £) (from May to October, the price is 10% higher)

        Road Conditions in Split 

        The roads in Croatia and Split are generally in very good condition. You can find useful information about traffic in Croatia with Croatian Auto Club (HAK). It is important to drive carefully on Islands and in smaller villages as roads can have potholes, be windy, and the streets are more narrow. So make sure to slow down while going through the villages near Split. 

        Traffic and Parking Tips 

        • Dipped headlights should be used during daylight hours between the end of October and the end of March. Headlights should also be used at night when visibility is less than 100 meters.
        • Speed limits in Croatia are all given in kilometres per hour. In general, the following speed limits apply unless otherwise stated. Inside built-up areas - 50km/h. Outside built-up areas - 90km/h - 110km/h. Motorways - 130km/h 
        • Avoid driving during rush hour if possible. The roads can get very congested, especially in the summer.
        • Pay attention to traffic signs and signals. They are often different from what you’re used to in other countries.
        • Gas stations are open between 7 am and 7 pm, with extended opening hours during the summer until 22:00. 
        • The emergency number in Croatia is 112. 

        Tips for renting on a budget

        • Book the car in advance. 
        • Compare different rental companies.
        • Plan your trip in advance
        • Visit Split during the off-season. Between October and May, you will find the prices for rental cars lower than during the summer months. 

        Road Trips From Split

        There are plenty of great road trips that you can take from Split. If you're looking for fantastic scenery, head to the Plitvice Lakes National Park. This park is home to sixteen gorgeous lakes, several waterfalls, and hiking trails. Another great option is Krka National Park, which features seven waterfalls and is also an excellent place for hiking. For something a bit different, consider visiting the town of Dubrovnik, known for its medieval architecture and stunning coastline. No matter what kind of road trip you're looking for, you will find it in Split!

        Age Requirements To Rent a Car in Split 

        The minimum age to hire a car in Split is 18, but a young driver fee will be applied. The maximum age to rent is 99. You can see the age requirements for each company, so check it as the requirements can differ between vehicles and companies. 

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          Most popular rental cars at Split Airport

          The most popular rental car in Split Airport is the Mini or economy car category as they are the most suitable l for driving through busy streets and cities. You will also find a great range of luxury car hire at Split Airport with great brands such as Alamo, Enterprise and Carwiz Rent a Car. If you are travelling in a group, look at the people carriers, with Renault Trafic and Mercedes V-Class offering nine seats and ample luggage space. 

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          Hire a car at Split Airport (SPU) 

          Split Airport is one of the most critical hubs in Croatia, where you can find flights from all over Europe and direct low-cost flights from the UK; The airport is located 19km from the city. You will find deals from all major companies in Split Airport, offering free pickup and CDW insurance, and in most of them, you can also find unlimited mileage. Find the best car hire deals at Split Airport today! 

          Address: Cesta Dr. Franje Tuđmana 1270, 21217, Kaštel Štafilić, Croatia

          IATA: SPU 

          ICAO: LDSP

          Coordinates: 43.5367° N, 16.2990° E

        Guide To Age Requirements in Split

        Car Rental Company Min Age Max Age
        Mack Car Rental  21 90
        Avant Car  18 99
        SurPrice Car Rentals 18 75
        OK Mobility 18 99
        Carwiz Rent a Car 18 99
        AutoUnion 18 99
        Hertz 21 99
        Firefly 21 99
        Sixt 18 99
        Alamo 18 80
        Enterprise Rent a Car 18 80
        Europcar 24 69

        Please note that fees may apply to young/senior drivers. Check the T&C for more information on the age requirements for each offer. 

        FAQ

        What you need to know about renting a car

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        Where to hire cars in Split Croatia?

        The cheapest car hire deals in Split can be found at Split Airport. You can also find cheap car hire at Split downtown or simply order a hotel delivery. 

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

        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 you hire cars for the day in Split Croatia?

        Yes, you can find affordable car hire for one day in Split. 

        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).

        Is it worth hiring a car in Split?

        It is definitely worth hiring a car in Split if you would like to explore everything outside the city limits. There are endless of things to see and do near Split that is worth hiring a car for.  

        Best car hire in Split?

        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. 

        Car hire Split to Dubrovnik one way

        You can hire a car in Split and return it in Dubrovnik without any problems. When you search for one-way trips with Orbit Car Hire you will find all fees included in the deals provided.  

        What documentation is required when hiring a car in Split?

        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 Split?

        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.

        Find The Best Car Hire Companies In Split Airport

        Popular car hire in Split Airport are AbbyCar, Alamo Car Hire, AutoUnion Car Rental, Car Hire with Keddy by Europcar, Carwiz Rent a Car, Enterprise Rent a Car , Europcar, Firefly Car Hire, Hertz Car Hire, National and SurPrice
        • AbbyCar
        • Alamo Car Hire
        • AutoUnion Car Rental
        • Car Hire with Keddy by Europcar
        • Carwiz Rent a Car
        • Enterprise Rent a Car
        • Europcar
        • Firefly Car Hire
        • Hertz Car Hire
        • National
        • SurPrice

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