Norway is a stunning destination, especially for the enthusiastic driver. Choosing car rental in Norway means that you can enjoy some of the most dramatic roads in Europe, winding down the steep sides of fjords and traveling through areas of outstanding natural beauty. Our simple booking process means you will quickly be on the road and, as you can see from the list below, our extensive branch network means that you can rent a car in Norway from a location that is convenient to you. Read on for lots of information on making the most of your rental vehicle experience.
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You can rent a car in Norway with Sixt at most of the country's major airports, main cities and popular travel destinations. At all our branches you can expect to have your choice of top quality rental cars on offer at affordable rates. Our fleet features a diverse selection of up-to-date vehicles that are maintained to the highest international standards. To help you plan your trip we have included a Places of Interest section so you can learn about some architectural and natural highlights. Continue reading to see how you can make the most out of our car rental deals in Norway.
You may be visiting Norway to enjoy the culture of its cosmopolitan cities or to head out on an adventure in the great outdoors. Whatever the reason for your visit you can find your ideal vehicle when you rent a car in Norway with Sixt. Our extensive options list allows you to further adapt your rental car package to your own preferences. Additional insurance cover is available to increase protection, while a GPS can make exploring a little bit easier. Child seats are available to keep smaller passengers safe and secure, while Bluetooth connectivity keeps you in touch during your travels. Booking in advance is the best way to ensure availability of your chosen car and options and will also allow you to access the best car rental deals in Norway.
To rent a car in Norway with Sixt the renter and any additional drivers will need to possess valid driving license. A valid ID card or passport but also be presented when picking up your rental car.
Drivers must be at least 19 years old and in possession of a driving license for a minimum of one year. Some models have further age restrictions, and you will be shown which rental cars are available to you when you select your age group on the booking engine. A Young Driver Surcharge of 125.00 NOK per day applies for drivers under 23 years.
With our car rental in Norway we accept credit cards from the major international providers such as American Express, Eurocard/MasterCard, Diners Club and Visa. We do not accept debit cards, prepaid cards or cash payment.
You must report any accident to the police, even if no other vehicle was involved. The police emergency number in Norway is 112. You also need to report any damage to your rental car to Sixt right away and fill out the Accident Report Form supplied with your vehicle documents.
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.
Norway has an excellent road network, paid for by a toll system. Traffic is light by European standards and driving is perhaps one of the best ways to explore this fascinating country. Major highways are designated by the 'E' prefix and connect the major regions and cities. A network of 18 National Tourist Routes will also take you through some of the country's most scenic areas.
Bryggen in Bergen is one of Norway's main tourist areas. This UNESCO World Heritage Site was built on 12th century foundations after the great fire of 1702 and includes a wharf, fish market, fortress and a wealth of of beautiful buildings. The Vigeland Park in Oslo is the world's largest single-artist sculpture park and the life's work of Gustav Vigeland. The outdoor park has more than 200 bronze, iron and stone works and makes for a fascinating stroll. Holmenkollen is a hill to the northwest of Oslo home to a famous ski jump, which is more than 100 years old. There is also a ski museum and lots of hiking trails. Nidarosdomen Cathedral in Trondheim is the largest medieval building in Scandinavia and Norway's most important church. It was founded in 1066 and features a mix of architectural styles and features.
The Geiranger Fjord in the Sunnmøre regionregion is a UNESCO protected fjord surrounded by wild waterfalls, stunning mountain peaks and lush vegetation with abundant wildlife. Nordkapp is the most northern point on the European continent and offers stunning views of the ocean crashing against the cliff 300 meters below. The Flam Line is a 15 mile section of the Bergen railway line that is famous for its scenic beauty. It is the steepest railway line in Europe with an amazing journey from mountain to fjord. The Svalbard is an arctic archipelago halfway between Norway and the North Pole. With icebergs and glaciers this is one of the last great wilderness areas, home to more polar bear than people.
Norway's stunning scenery has attracted many filmmakers. "Star Wars Episode V- The Empire Strikes Back (1980)" was filmed in Finse, while "The Golden Compass (2007)" was shot in Svalbard and Bergen. Svalbard and Jostedalsbreen National Park provided locations for the 2002 James Bond thriller, "Die Another Day".
Cross border rentals are permitted to Denmark, Finland and Sweden. Written permission is required for travel to other countries and you can find more details here: Rental Information.