What documentation do I need to rent a car in Dortmund
A valid driving license in the name of the main driver and additional drivers is required, held for a minimum year requirement. An International License is also required, along with your own home license if you are renting out of the country where your home license was issued. Please always check in your own country for full details and requirements on where to obtain one.
Also a credit card in the name of the main driver is needed when you want to rent a car.
One way rentals in Dortmund
Most major car rental agents in Dortmund offer one way rentals. One-way rental is when you collect the car in one place and return the car in another location. In most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location. In the terms and conditions will state if the one-way fee is included in the rental price. If the one-way charge is not included in the rental price, the one way charge needs to be paid on arrival directly to the car rental agent.
Where to go with my rental car
When renting a car, you are free to drive wherever you want as long as you keep to the local traffic rules which can be different that you are used to. Always keep to the maximum speed limit and be a responsible driver. Watch out if you want to cross the border into another country as there might be restrictions and/or extra fee's to be paid. If you want to take the car on a ferry, please always check with the local car rental agent if this is allowed as not all car rental companies allow it or extra fees might be applicable.
Cross border with the rented car
Please note that if you intend to travel across country or state borders, restrictions may apply. Such cross-border charges may be applied at the rental desk.
Popular car rental destination
Dortmund is a popular car rental destination, there are many car rental companies in Dortmund with a wide range of different car categories. Many of our clients have rented a car in Dortmund and had good experiences. Do not wait with booking your car for Dortmund before you know prices will go up and the availability will get low.