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Kosovo Car Rental Mini Guide

Driving in Kosovo offers the advantage of exploring this historically rich and culturally diverse region at your own pace. The country's compact size makes it convenient to navigate by car, allowing you to visit numerous attractions in a single day. You can venture beyond the major cities to discover hidden gems like medieval monasteries, picturesque villages, and stunning mountain landscapes. Additionally, car hire in Kosovo provides flexibility and the opportunity to visit off-the-beaten-path destinations that may not be easily accessible by public transportation. Kosovo's road network is continually improving, making it more convenient and enjoyable to explore by car.

Safety and Distances from Main Airports:

Kosovo's road safety has been improving, with a focus on upgrading infrastructure and enhancing traffic regulations. However, it's essential to remain vigilant while driving, especially in urban areas. Seat belts are mandatory, and adherence to traffic rules is crucial.

  • Pristina International Airport (PRN) to Pristina City Center: Approximately 18 kilometers (11 miles), taking around 20-30 minutes.

  • Adem Jashari International Airport (TIA) to Tirana (Albania) City Center: Approximately 17 kilometers (11 miles), taking around 20-30 minutes to cross the border.

  • Skopje International Airport (SKP) to Skopje (North Macedonia) City Center: Approximately 25 kilometers (16 miles), taking around 25-35 minutes.

  • Gjakova Airport (GJK) to Gjakova City Center: Approximately 6 kilometers (4 miles), taking around 10-15 minutes.

While driving in Kosovo can be a convenient way to explore, remember to exercise caution, obey local traffic laws, and maintain awareness of changing road conditions. Always drive defensively and ensure that your rental car is in good condition for a safe and enjoyable journey.


Cheapest car hire in Kosovo

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 24.00 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 168.00 EUR from 20/05/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 30.09 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 210.69 EUR from 20/05/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Focus

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.96 EUR/day
Ford Focus

7 Days rental at 209.76 EUR from 20/05/2024

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Focus

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 38.55 EUR/day
Ford Focus

7 Days rental at 269.88 EUR from 20/05/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Skoda Yeti

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 48.74 EUR/day
Skoda Yeti

7 Days rental at 341.24 EUR from 20/05/2024

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 26.03 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 182.23 EUR from 20/05/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i20

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 32.74 EUR/day
Hyundai i20

7 Days rental at 229.20 EUR from 20/05/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Jeep Renegade

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 88.66 EUR/day
Jeep Renegade

7 Days rental at 620.64 EUR from 20/05/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen Transporter

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 319.23 EUR/day
Volkswagen Transporter

7 Days rental at 2234.66 EUR from 20/05/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Volkswagen Caddy

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 266.65 EUR/day
Volkswagen Caddy

7 Days rental at 1866.57 EUR from 20/05/2024

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C-Elysee

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 35.87 EUR/day
Citroen C-Elysee

7 Days rental at 251.10 EUR from 20/05/2024

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Skoda Octavia

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 118.76 EUR/day
Skoda Octavia

7 Days rental at 831.32 EUR from 20/05/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in Kosovo

  • Rely on Rhinocarhire: Trust Rhinocarhire, a reputable provider known for its reliable service and transparent pricing in Kosovo.

  • Insurance Coverage: Understand the insurance options provided by Rhinocarhire, including coverage for collision damage, theft, and liability. Consider additional insurance for comprehensive protection, especially for driving in diverse terrains.

  • Road Conditions Awareness: Be prepared for varying road conditions in Kosovo, from well-maintained highways to rough terrain in rural areas. Drive cautiously and be mindful of narrow roads and occasional potholes.

  • Local Regulations: Familiarize yourself with Kosovo's traffic laws and regulations, including speed limits, road signs, and parking rules. Respect local customs and be cautious of pedestrians and cyclists.

  • Explore Cultural Heritage: Utilize your rental car to explore Kosovo's rich cultural heritage, including historic sites like Prizren's Old Town, the Gracanica Monastery, and the vibrant capital city of Pristina. Plan your routes and travel itinerary to immerse yourself in Kosovo's fascinating history and culture.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Kosovo

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Kosovo

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    R

    Road Driving Side

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    50kph

    Urban speed Limit

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    80kph

    Rural Speed Limit

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    130kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

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      /Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

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    10mg

    Drink Drive Limit

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    EUR €

    Currency

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    NO

    Tolls

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    21

    Min Rental Age

    17

    Min Driving Age

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    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

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    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

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    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Compare car rental agents in Kosovo

Rental Agent
Locations
Rating (/10)
Customer Reviews
Mini (€/day)
Compact (€/day)
Intermediate (€/day)
Standard (€/day)
 Auto-union
2
8.7/10
33
€ 24.00
€ 29.96
€ 35.87

Average prices per day for car hire in Kosovo

*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

Fuel prices in Kosovo

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€44.5
 
 
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Pristina Airport
€18.0
 
 
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