Switzerland Car Rentals

Driver's License in Switzerland

All licenses issued in the European Union are accepted.


Driver's licences from non-EU countries (except Switzerland) are accepted if you have a visa in your passport and at the time of rental have not been in Europe for longer than 6 months. If your domestic driving licence is printed with non Roman Alphabet (Arabic, Japanese, Cyrillic etc), an International Driving Permit (IDP/IDL) or an official translation in English is required together with your driver's license when you drive in Switzerland.


To drive in Switzerland, the driver must present a valid national driver's license that has been held for at least 1 or 2 years (according to different car rental company)The minimum age to drive in Italy is 20 years old (age may vary by car category).


*Attention! Some car rental companies would have different requirements. Please check Terms and Conditions during the booking process.


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J.wallace

2018.11.12 Destination: Zurich

10.010

great service, pleasant, explained it all well

P.Puglisi

2018.11.10 Destination: Zurich

10.0Fantastic experience

Extremely helpful and friendly staff. The free upgrade was unexpected but a huge delight! Thank you hertz.

P.Arulampalam

2018.11.08 Destination: Basel

9.4Fast and efficent

The speed off pick up and drop off

SinDanLauRen

2018.11.01 Destination: Zurich

10.0We got a great car, drove 2000 km with all the comfort and features.

We had a cooler box in the back. The power plug in the back was great. The car has lots of features that made driving easy.

Malcolm

2018.10.28 Destination: Geneva

10.0Perfect for me

The car was well equipped and made our few days in the alps really enjoyable.

wirelessed

2018.10.18 Destination: Luzern

10.0Amazing value for Intermediate SUV

Booked an intermediate SUV, expected an Opel Mokka X but got a Volvo XC60 instead, which is HUGE!

E.Allen

2018.10.17 Destination: Geneva

9.6Good service and good car

Helpful staff and good car

Kal

2018.10.17 Destination: Geneva

10.0Very straightforward

Got a free upgrade which was great.

Deepak Singh

2018.10.05 Destination: Zurich

9.8Very good car and services

I like the car and services. Most I liked the terms and conditions - They were simple and neat. Only one thing which I had to keep in mind was the fuel. Happy to use your services. Would recommend others 100% Thanks again!

S.AlHaddad

2018.10.05 Destination: Zurich

10.0The employee was very helpful and she explained everything 4 us

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Frequently asked questions

Q1.What is an insurance excess?

The excess is the amount you'll only be liable for in case of damage(under Collision Damage Waiver) or theft(under Theft Protection) of the vehicle.
Information about the excess will be clearly stated in the price inclusion when you reserve a car on EasyRentCars.

Q2. How can I add an addtional driver?

You are advised to make a request upon your arrival at the rental counter. Additional charge per day will incur unless '1 Additional Driver Included' is stipulated on the rental.
Please note that the same licence and age requirement applys to the additonal driver. The addtional driver is supposed to present the required licence document along with the main driver at pickup.

Q3.What if I want to pick up or drop off my rental car out of office hours?

EasyRentCars will show you the car offers available at your chosen time on the search results.
However, pick-up or drop-off out of general opening hours may subject to an extra fee unless self-service pick-up or drop-off is available.
After you reserve a car on EasyRentCars, we will inform you of specific policy of the car hire company by email.

Q4. Can I take the hired car to another country or cross border?

If you want to pick up your car in one country and drop it in another, your search results will show you cars you can do that with.
If you're planning to cross any borders during your trip, bear in mind:
1. You may have to pay more.
There are often extra fees, taxes or additional cover you'll pay at the car hire counter.
2.It may not be allowed.
Depending on where you're hiring, you may not be able to take your car to another country.
Please email us if you want to take your hire car into a different country during your trip, and we'll talk you through your options.

Q5. Can I pick up my car at one location and return it at different location?

Yes. You can pick up the vehicle in one place and drop it off in another. An ‘one-way fee’ will incur. Whether it is inclued in the rental price or what additional cost may arise will be clearly stated at the time of booking on EasyRentCars.
Please inform the car hire company of your drop-off location when you pick up the vehicle or contact them directly during your trip. You will find a phone number on the rental agreement you signed at pickup.

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