Car rental at Belgrade Airport

     
Experience Belgrade from behind the wheel
You've just landed at Belgrade Airport with a firm intention to find your own bearings and enjoy the freedom of driving. It is a great idea to experience vivid life on the streets of Belgrade while driving a rented car so here are some useful tips and info which could be helpful in making a car rental at Belgrade Airport a memorable experience.


Availability
There is a long list of car rental agencies at Belgrade Airport such as Avis, Budget, Hertz, Sixt, Thrifty, with offices located at international arrivals area at Terminal 2. List of offered cars is long, stretching from budget-friendly Toyota Yaris all the way to luxurious Audi A8, depending on visitor's plans and needs. Car hire rates are reasonable, vehicle cleanliness and counter stuff helpfulness are excellent according to published customer ratings which makes car rental car rentalat Belgrade Airport a good value for money.




Driving in Belgrade
Traffic in Belgrade reflects the capital nature of the city, local mentality and driving habits, as well as Serbia's economy under transition and hard times in the past. Basically, it's not very different to driving in any major European city but there are some traffic rules and enforcements that should be observed like general speed limit of 50 kph (31 mph), requirement for low beam headlights to be turned on during daytime, yellow lanes reserved for public transport vehicles and prohibited use of mobile phones while driving. Driving during a rush hour in Belgrade (8:30 - 9:30 AM, 4:00 – 6:00 PM) is not much different from the same experience in any other major city, driver's caution is recommended.


Parking
It is not always easy to find a parking spot in central areas of Belgrade, although there are always a good number of spots available in public garages. Parking is charged from 7AM to 9PM (Monday – Friday) and from 7AM to 2PM on Saturdays. Maximum duration of stay is 1 hour in red, 2 hours in yellow and 3 hours in green zone – there's no limit for parking in blue zones. Of course, make sure to park your car legally otherwise you'd risk having your car towed if spotted by the police.



Fuel prices
Fuel prices in Belgrade are a bit higher than the average world fuel prices, ranging from 1.18 EUR per liter of unleaded gasoline to 1.22 EUR per liter of diesel. All types of fuel including methane and LPG are widely available.



Conclusion


Car rental at Belgrade Airport is an opportunity to blend into what Belgrade really is. With proper information’s, familiarization and planning, it will be a wonderful experience. Belgrade is a great city, full of life and experiencing it from behind the steering wheel is time well spent. So don't forget to bring your driving license when coming to Belgrade next time.