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    DRIVING TIPS LITHUANIA

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    Driving information Lithuania

    General Information

    Lithuania is one of the three neighboring Baltic countries. This little country offers beautiful nature, historic castles and a beautiful coast line. Explore Lithuania with a car hire.

    Requirements
    To rent a car, you must be at least 18 years old (age can vary by car category) and have held your driver's license for at least 1 year. For drivers under the age of 25 an additional young driver surcharge may apply locally. Seatbelts are mandatory children under the age of 12 should be seated in the back seat.

    Speed Limits
    Speed limits in Lithuania are:

    • Town and city: 50 km/h
    • Open Roads: 90 km/h
    • Motorways: 110/130 km/h

    Traffic restrictions
    In Lithuania you drive on the right side of the road. Please also be aware that dipped headlights should be used at all times.

    Petrol
    Most petrol stations are open between 08:00 - 20:00.

    Tolls
    For cars carrying more than 7 passengers there are many toll roads in Lithuania.

    Parking
    In Vilnius parking in the city centre can both be hard and expensive. We recommend parking in the outskirts. The machines never give any change, so make sure you have the exact amount.

    Insurance Information

    General Information
    Car rental insurance varies widely, so please study the information below prior to making your booking. Regulations of the country where you rent the car will be in effect for the duration of your rental.

    All our car hire rates include Collision Damage coverage and Theft Protection for the vehicle. Rental limits potential vehicle damage or loss liability to an excess, which is stated on your voucher. If you plan to take advantage of coverage offered by your credit card, please contact your card issuer directly for details. Specific insurance information for your reservation will be printed on your confirmation voucher.

    Rental Restrictions

    General Information
    Most car categories can be driven within Western Europe. If you wish to drive abroad (outside Lithuania) you need to purchase additional coverage. Please note that you may not take your rental car on a ferry. Due to insurance regulations, there are restrictions on luxury car categories and on travel in certain countries. Please take a moment to ensure that your intended itinerary will be possible with the car you plan to book.

    Restricted Countries
    When you hire a car in Lithuania you can normally drive it to Finland and other Western European countries such as Estonia. There are different rules applying so please let us know if you plan on taking your car outside of Lithuania. There are additional insurance fees that apply for these rentals. If you want to travel to Eastern Europe or cross any national border(s) with your rental car it is important that you please contact us on +353 768 887 790.

    Domestic one-way rentals are available between certain locations, additional fees may apply. Fees also apply for international one-way rentals. Some vehicles are prohibited on international one way rentals.