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Find great rental car deals in Switzerland

By comparing rental car prices with all major car rental companies in Switzerland we are able to provide the best car rental prices. With our selected partners you will not only find great rental car deals but also car hire companies that provide excellent customer service and quality rental cars. Find a wide range of deals for economy, compact and luxury cars in Switzerland. You can compare cheap prices for your car rental in Switzerland in simple steps. No hidden fees and 24/7 customer support. Car rental with Unlimited Mileage, Theft Protection and CDW insurance included in the prices. 

What to keep in mind when renting a car in Switzerland

All car groups are available for renters between the ages of 21 - 80 except intermediate, standard, full size, premium and luxury vehicles which are available for renters aged 25 and older. The minimum age to rent a car is 21 years old and with some suppliers for people over 80 years of age, you must also have held the driving license for minimum of 12 months. Young driver surcharges may apply for many car rental companies for people under 25 years of age. This information is visible in the search engine with Orbit Car Hire. Accidents is something we do not control, therefore it is important to keep in mind what kind of coverage you have. At Orbit Car Hire you are able to buy an additional coverage so you can travel around the country without worry. In Austria you drive on the right side of the road. For the countries that drive on the left lane this can be confusing but good to know before you begin the journey.

Find a cheap rental car deal in Switzerland

Book a cheap car hire in Switzerland and explore all of what the country has to offer. A great way to find a rental car for a low price is to book in advance. At Orbit Car Hire we have made agreements with some of the best car rental companies for you to compare low rental car prices for all seasons. By doing this you are not only able to find cheap prices but also quality car rental service to make your experience unique. 

Looking for a rent a car for pleasure or business? With our search engine you can find low prices for all categories from economy to luxury, mini-vans to SUV's so you will be able to find the car that suits your trip. The search engine at the top you can enter the pick-up and drop-off locations in the country whether you are looking for a one-way trip or rent a car at an airport location. You will find low prices in the search engine with no hidden fee's, filter your preferred transmission type. Book online and let us help you with our customer support team by phone, email or on Live Chat. 

Best ways to travel to Swizerland

There are many ways to travel to Switzerland. If you are located in Europe, travelling by train is often the most economic way to travel. You can also go by car and bus. Many airlines also offer direct flights, such as SWISS, Lufthansa, Luxair, SAS, Norwegian, British Airwaves, Air France and many more. 

Information about Switzerland

Switzerland is a continental federal state in Central Europe and located by the Alps. Bern is the capital of Switzerland but the largest city is Zürich. Switzerland is very famous for cheese, cholocate, clocks, mountains, crystal clear lakes, rolling hills  and it is a popular destination to go skiing in the winter time. Switzerland is full of great castles, palaces and buildings. With population of 8.5 million people and has 4 official languages such as German, French, Italian and Romansh. There are 26 cantons of Switzerland. The best time to visit this country i probably from April to June and from September to October, when is not so crowd and you can enjoy mild weather and lower prices. We recommend to visit Bern, which is one of the top Swiss destinaions. Geneva is considered as an international city with its famous Lake Geneva. it is also worth to visit Lucerne, Zurich, Basel and many more of them

Fun facts about Switzerland

  • Switzerland is comprised of cantons instead of states.Lake in Switzerland
  • Tap water is usually beter quality than bottled water.
  • Swiss plugs are a bit different. 
  • Handshakes are essential in Switzerland.
  • Sundays in Switzerland are protected by a long list of social laws. 

One Way Car Rental in Switzerland

When finding offers through Orbit Car Hire and its Car Rental companies, you can rent a car from one pick-up location in Switzerland and return at another location. One way fee may apply, and they are included in Orbit Car Hire deals when searching for one way car hire. Both domestic one-way rentals and one-way rentals between countries are available in Switzerland.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to rent a car in Switzerland?

A 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 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 Switzerland?

All car groups are available for renters between the ages of 21 - 80 except intermediate, standard, full size, premium and luxury vehicles which are available for renters aged 25 and older. The minimum age to rent a car is 21 years old and with some suppliers for people over 80 years of age, you must also have held the driving license for minimum of 12 months. Young driver surcharges may apply for many car rental companies for people under 25 years of age. This information is visible in the search engine with Orbit Car Hire.

Do I need car rental insurance in Switzerland?

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

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

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 Car Hire you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.

Do I need an international driving license when renting a car in Switzerland?

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).

How do I find the cheapest car hire in Switzerland?

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

What is the cheapest rental car in Switzerland?

You will find the mini car category or economy cars to be the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as Volkswagen Polo and Hyundai i20 often provide the best prices. 

What is the best car rental company in Switzerland?

You may find excellent service provided by companies such as Enterprise rent a car, Alamo, National, Europcar and Keddy Rent a Car.

What types and makes of rental cars deals can I find in Switzerland?

You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size and luxury cars. Popular rental cars are Volkswagen Polo, Volkswagen Golf, Ford Focus Wagon and Opel Mokka.

Does my rental car have unlimited mileage when I rent a car in Switzerland?

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

Most popular cities in Switzerland

Most popular destinations in Switzerland

1. Car Rental in Geneva

2. Car Rental in Zurich

3. Car Rental in Basel

4. Car Rental in Bern

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2. Car Rental in Zurich Airport

3. Car Rental in Basel Airport 

4. Car Rental in Bern Airport

5. Car Rental in Sion Airport

6. Car Rental in Locarno Airport

All Car Rental Companies in Switzerland with Orbit Car Hire 

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