All about rental cars

Do I need to rent a car in Xiamen?

Can tourists rent a car in China?

China does not accept a foreign or international driving permit. China does not recognize any other driver’s license except for the Chinese one. To rent a car in China, you should first get a Chinese driver’s license.

Can I drive a German rental car in Austria?

Germany and Austria are both part of the European Union so visitors are free to travel from one to the other. However, there’s still a national border between the two countries. Most rental companies in Germany and Austria will let you take their cars across the border.

Can I rent a car in Paris and drive to Switzerland?

Most rental companies in France and Switzerland allow their cars across the border.

Can I rent a car in Switzerland and drive to Austria?

The rule bans EU citizens from driving non-EU registered hire cars in the EU. But with Switzerland, a non-member, at the heart of Europe there are problems at car hire offices: a Swiss-registered hire car cannot be driven across the border to France, Germany, Italy or Austria by an EU citizen (such as a Briton).

How do tourists drive in China?

To drive a car in China, you need a Chinese driver’s license. China does not recognize the International Driving Permit or other foreign driver’s licenses. Only foreigners with a valid residence permit can apply for a Chinese driver’s license. Tourists are therefore not allowed to drive in China.

Do you need a car in China?

Short answer, no, you don’t need a car, to many, it is a burden.

How expensive is it to rent a car in Austria?

On average a rental car in Austria costs $3,258 per month ($109 per day).

Can foreigners rent a car in Austria?

To rent a car, you must be at least 18 years old (age may vary by car category) and have held your license for 1 year. An International Drivers License is required for car rentals in Austria.

What do I need to drive through Austria?

Only persons over 18 years (17 years under certain conditions) of age in possession of a valid driving licence are allowed to drive in Austria. When driving in Austria, you should always carry a full valid licence, car ownership documents, and insurance details.

Is it better to travel by car or train in Switzerland?

Whether car or train traveling is quicker in Switzerland, depends on the route, day and time. Trains are often quicker for longer journeys. If you travel from one smaller town to the other, the car is often faster. In all, there’s no big difference between car and train time-wise.

Is it worth hiring a car in Switzerland?

The best advantage of renting a car in Switzerland is the low cost(215 USD for 8 days rent+ 95 USD for Diesel, total approx. 305 USD) compared to Swiss travel pass(418 USD for 8 days travel pass). If you travel in a group then renting a car will be cheaper as you can share the price of car rent and diesel cost.

Can I rent a car in Germany and drop it off in Switzerland?

Whatever your next cross-country road trip, Avis’ one-way car and van rentals mean you can collect your vehicle from one location and return it at a different destination at the end of your trip, making any journey possible.

Is it expensive to rent a car in China?

How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in China? On average a rental car in China costs $371 per week ($53 per day).

Can you self-drive in China?

Self-driving in China as a traveler is difficult. But it’s getting easier. Before you could only do it if you had a Chinese driver’s license, but these days you can get a temporary driver’s license so you can self-drive.

Is it hard to drive in China?

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Is it easy to drive in China?

Driving in China is difficult, especially for anyone not used to local conditions. For most visitors it is better to use other means of transport. Many Chinese cities have good bus or subway systems, and nearly all have cheap, ubiquitous taxis.

Can foreigner buy car in China?

Foreigners who have lived in China for at least one year are eligible to apply for auto loans to help them purchase a vehicle. Loans are available from credit unions and auto-finance companies run by car manufacturers. Finance should be in place before attempting to buy a car.

Can you drive from China to Hong Kong?

The Hong Kong mainland China driving scheme (Chinese: 自駕遊計畫) is a cross-border driving scheme which allows drivers of cars with primary registration in mainland China to drive directly to Hong Kong. Currently, mainland cars have the driver seat on the left, while HK cars have driver seat on the right.

Which side of the road do the Chinese drive on?


However, mainland China drives on the right-hand side of the road while Hong Kong is a left-hand drive city. When a mainland driver crosses into Hong Kong, he is likely to sometimes mistakenly end up on the wrong side of the road, and vice versa.

Why does China drive on the right?

In 1946, the Republic of China government announced that all cars in China must use the right lanes from Jan 1, 1946. This maybe the result of closer relationship with American and imported greater American cars than British cars. So, people start to drive on the right.

Where is the driver seat in China?

Conversely, driving on the left-hand side of the road usually implies that the driver’s seat is on the right-hand side of the car.
List of all left- & right-driving countries around the world.

Country / state / territory drive(s) on the left / right
China, People’s Republic of drives on the right