Sixt offers affordable, premium car rental deals in Luxembourg. Although a tiny country, Luxembourg offers visitors plenty to see and do. The capital has a beautiful historic core and there are lots of castles and charming villages in the surrounding rolling hills. From the branch menu below you can access details of our car rental in Luxembourg locations and quickly get started with our simple online booking. When you rent a car in Luxembourg with Sixt we want you to enjoy your visit, so keep reading on for some great hints and tips.
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We offer car rental in Luxembourg at convenient branches. Rent a car at Luxembourg Airport or in Findel. When you rent with us you can choose your rental car from our top quality fleet of diverse vehicles. We aim to get you quickly behind the wheel so you can continue on with your travel plans in ease. To help you make the most of your time in Luxembourg we compiled the information below so you have all the important information to help you plan your trip. We have tips on driving in Luxembourg, details of interesting places you can visit in your rental car and guidance on how to access more affordable car rental deals in Luxembourg.
You will feel right at home in wealthy Luxembourg in one of our luxury sedans, while a station wagon has plenty of room for your gear if you plan to walk in the hills. If you are exploring in a group, meanwhile, our SUVs and minivans can accommodate more passengers in great comfort. We also offer a range of options to allow you to tailor your rental to your precise requirements. You can choose extras like Roadside Protection and Personal Accident Protection to increase your peace of mind or tack on child seats and additional drivers. Even in tiny Luxembourg, a GPS can be useful in finding those off the beaten track sights. Reserving your rental car before your trip will ensure availability of your chosen vehicle class and is also how to secure our best value car rental deals in Luxembourg.
Please remember to bring along a valid ID card or passport as proof of identity when you collect your vehicle. Both the renter and additional drivers will also need to produce a valid driving license. If the driving license uses a non-Roman alphabet, such as Japanese or Cyrillic, it must be accompanied by an International Driving Permit.
To rent a car in Luxembourg with Sixt you need to be at least 21 years old. You must also have held your license for a minimum of two years. There are restrictions on the class of rental vehicle that younger drivers can drive and these will be explained in the booking engine when you reserve the car. A surcharge will be applied to drivers under 25 years old.
We accept payment by all major credit cards but we cannot accept debit cards or prepaid cards. Cash payments are not permitted. The card must be issued in the name of the driver.
In the unlikely event that you experience an accident, it must be reported to the police. The emergency services can be reached on 112. All accidents must be reported, even those where no other vehicle was involved. You must also inform Sixt of any damage to the vehicle and you need to fill out the Accident Report Form.
TIP: It is generally cheaper to rent a car at least three months before any high season. Free cancellation up to 24 hours before collection is almost always possible, but is dependent on the chosen tariff.
Roads in Luxembourg are excellent if a little busy at peak times. Parking in Luxembourg City can be difficult in the center, particularly on weekends. Parking garages can be an option but be aware they often have early closing hours. In general the major roadways and country roads of Luxembourg are all well-maintained. You don't have to pay any tolls on the motorways but on the spot fines will be given to those committing various traffic offences.
Fort Thungen is an impressive historic fortification in Luxembourg City. It is also known locally as the Three Acorns, because of the acorns situated atop each tower. The fort is all that remains of the city's fortifications after the Treaty of London in 1867 demanded that they were demolished, however it was extensively restored in the 1990s. Chateau de Vianden dates from the 11th century and took 300 years to build. It was built on the site of an even earlier Roman fortification and was the seat of the influential Vianden counts. It is one of the largest and most important examples of a gothic and Romanesque residence to be found anywhere in Europe. Basilica of Saint Willibrord is to be found in Echternach, the oldest city in Luxembourg. It dates from 698 and has an 11th century crypt with a marble sarcophagus containing the remains of Saint Willibrord. It is also renowned for its impressive frescoes. The Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art, also known as MUDAM, houses an impressive collection of contemporary art by more than 100 artists.
The Ardennes is a wild area of mountains, forests and rivers, containing a huge variety of wildlife. The Jardin de Wiltz is a living work of art created and maintained by people with disabilities and by the long-term unemployed. The Moselle Valley and river is one of the most beautiful areas of Europe. It winds its way through vineyards, sleepy hamlets and dramatic castles, making for a pleasant drive with your rental vehicle. The Mullerthal Trail runs through the Mullerthal region, known as the Little Switzerland of Luxembourg. It is renowned for its forests and pastures, where natural paths take you through impressive canyons and strange rock formations.
Luxembourg has such a variety of environments in its small area, making it a great location for filmmakers. "Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)" was filmed in the area around Luxembourg City, while the 2000 "Shadow of the Vampire" made use of the dramatic settings of Luxembourg City and Vianden Castle.
Luxembourg has an excellent central location in Northern Europe and cross border rentals are allowed into other countries to help you explore. Restrictions apply depending on the country and these are explained on our Rental Information page.