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Car Rental in the Netherlands

Rent a car in the Netherlands and explore the country’s windmills, tulips and charming towns in one of SIXT’s luxurious vehicles while paying economy prices. Pick up your SIXT rental car inside an airport or train station or near a major landmark such as Rotterdam’s City Hall. Our fleet of new cars features top brands like Audi, BMW and Jaguar. Select a sedan If you’ll be driving in the downtown areas of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, or Utrecht, as they are easy to navigate on the narrow city streets. If you’re planning to drive longer distances, you may enjoy the added versatility and luggage space that an SUV provides. Our friendly English-speaking agents are available 24/7 to help you with your rental needs. 

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SIXT Services in the Netherlands

With your car rental in the Netherlands, you can choose from a variety of vehicle categories, including sedans, sporty convertibles and coupes, or spacious vans, and station wagons. Further customize your rental by including an additional driver or selecting extras such as GPS or child safety seats. With SIXT, your rental period can range from a brief one-day rental to an extended long-term rental. 

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Good to know when you are visiting the Netherlands

Documents you need to rent a car in the Netherlands

You need a driver’s license and an ID or passport for a SIXT rental in the Netherlands. If your license is in a non-Roman alphabet like Japanese or Cyrillic, you will also need an International Driving Permit. 

Car rental under 25 in the Netherlands

The minimum age for a car rental with SIXT in the Netherlands is 21, having held a valid license for 2 years. Some vehicle categories have a higher minimum age, and an underage driver fee is charged to those under 25.  

One-way car rental in the Netherlands

We allow one-way car rentals between SIXT stations in the Netherlands. One-way rentals to other European countries may also be possible, depending on the car category selected. 

Border restrictions

In general, it is possible to take your SIXT rental into other European countries. The countries you can take your rental car into depends on the car category you choose. Taking your vehicle into an unauthorized country will invalidate your insurance. 

Payment methods

We accept all credit and debit cards from internationally recognized credit card companies. Some specialty car categories may have specific credit card requirements. 

Flexible rental options

If your plans are uncertain, don’t worry. When you book you can choose the pay later option and have the ability to cancel your reservation free of charge. 

Best places to visit in the Netherlands

  • Amsterdam:  There’s so much to do in the Netherlands’ capital city. Amble along the canals and visit the Prinsengracht district, a shopping and dining destination. Explore the 17th century Canal Ring district surrounding the Old Centre of Amsterdam. After visiting the city’s museums and historic buildings, relax in Vondelpark, a 120-acre green space similar to NYC’s Central Park.   
  • Utrecht: Rich with the history of the Middle Ages, Utrecht is the religious heart of the country. Visitors come to enjoy the tree-lined canals and marvel at such iconic buildings as the Domtoren bell tower and Gothic Cathedral of St. Martin. Summer visitors can swim and sunbathe at Haarrijnse Plas beach. 
  • Rotterdam: The second-largest city in the country is known for its vibrant nightlife, modern architecture and busy port area. While visiting, be sure to sample some of the freshly caught fried prawns, fish and other seafood from one of the many food carts lining the city’s streets.   

Summer in the Netherlands

Summers here can be cool and are and often rainy. Temperatures hover in the low 70s, but the mercury rises into the 80s on sunny days. The country has many lovely beaches along the long coastline of the North Sea. There are 21 national parks to explore, each with a visitor center to help you get the most out of your excursion. A convertible is the perfect car rental in the Netherlands for touring the countryside and miles of coastline. Add GPS so you can find your way back after a day of adventure! 


Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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