Car Hire Switzerland

Renting a car in Switzerland is a very popular choice for skiers as this is the best way to get into the mountains and search out fresh powder. Ski racks, snow tyres and snow chains can all be added onto your Switzerland car hire should you have a need for them. We also have other optional extras you can add onto your booking such as child seats, sat nav and an additional driver.

Rhino is able to offer cheap and competitive rates on car hire in Switzerland because we check prices from all the main rental suppliers such as Alamo, Sixt, Avis and Hertz as well as more local agents in order to get you the best deal on Switzerland car hire at all times. The price we quote is the price you pay, there are no hidden extras or charges in Switzerland.

Switzerland Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • Switzerland is a landlocked country and has borders with Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein.
  • The Swiss eat more chocolate than any other nation in the world.
  • The unofficial motto of Switzerland is "Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno" (Latin) which means 'One for all, all for one'.
  • Popular dishes in Switzerland include raclette, fondue and rosti which usually tend to revolve around cheese.
  • The currency in Switzerland is the Swiss Franc (CHF).

Switzerland Mini Guide

Switzerland is located in the centre of Europe and is completely landlocked with no sea ports. Switzerland is most notable for the Swiss Alps, an immensely popular winter sports destination. The interior of Switzerland consist of lakes, open plains and gentle hills.

swiss alps

Switzerland is divided into eleven separate regions. The largest tourist region is around Lake Geneva, popular with short break visitors. More adventurous visitors to Switzerland enjoy the hiking trails around the lakes which make up the Jura Mountains and Fribourg. The centre region of Switzerland and one which makes up the heartland of Bernese traditional influence is the Bernese Lowlands. The Bernese Highlands are dominated by the enigmatic Bernese Alps. The centre of Switzerland is the Swiss homeland. Basel is an industrial zone which also contains a large area of open countryside.

The region of Zurich and the town of the same name form a major sector of the tourist market. The Northeastern region of Switzerland is generally flat and rural. Valais is one of the largest skiing and winter sports regions in Europe. The mountainous region of Graubunden is popular with adventure tourists, and is populated by charming tourist friendly cities. Ticino is a region inhabited by Italian speaking folks, a recently popular are with foreign visitors.

Swiss cities are widely different, many of them suit short or weekend break visitors. Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland, a major financial centre and also noted for its booming nightlife industry. For people interested in the arts and culture then Geneva is a wonderful destination.

geneva switzerland

The Swiss culture capital, Geneva is a town with a long and rich heritage. Berne is the actual capital of Switzerland, a truly cosmopolitan city, with a quaint old town. A plethora of excellent restaurants, bars and clubs make a night in Berne a night to remember.

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Highlights of Switzerland

Driving in Switzerland - Need to know

  • R

    Road Driving Side

  • 30-50kph

    Urban speed Limit

  • 80-100kph

    Rural Speed Limit

  • 120kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  • 50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

  • CHF

    Currency

  • 23

    Min Rental Age

  • YES

    Tolls

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If you want to hire a car in Switzerland, we recommend booking well ahead of time so that you will not be disappointed, especially if the skiing conditions are appealing. Car hire Geneva Airport is very popular all year round, however during the winter sports season from November until April, car hire Geneva prices can be high as demand soars. The landlocked country of Switzerland is easily accessible by car and some travellers may prefer to pick up their car rental in surrounding countries such as Germany, Italy, France, Austria and Lichtenstein. This is a good way to make the beautiful scenic journey into Switzerland and enjoy the sights and surroundings. Our prices include collision damage waiver, theft waiver, unlimited mileage and breakdown assistance so you do not have to worry about any hidden costs.

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