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Bratislava

Bratislava

Bratislava Car Rental Deals

You can rent a car in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, from our SIXT branches at the airport and in the city center. With your rental car, you can fully appreciate the medieval, Gothic, Baroque, and Renaissance architecture that sits alongside more brutalist communist-era buildings. Take in the Old Town during the day before visiting lively beer halls after dark.

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Sixt Car Rental in Bratislava, Slovakia

Our fleet of rental cars contains premium models from well-known names like Volkswagen, Peugeot, and Mercedes-Benz. An economy car is perfect for city streets while you can cruise along the banks of the Danube in a luxury convertible. For exploring the Slovakian countryside, a rugged SUV is perfect. Select from our range of prepaid deals designed to suit your budget whether you are a business or leisure traveler. While your chosen vehicle category is guaranteed, we cannot do the same for specific models.

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What to Do in Bratislava in Winter

The city of Bratislava takes on a particular beauty during the snowfalls of winter. When temperatures drop below freezing it is the ideal time to escape into the warmth of museums and art galleries. The National Gallery is home to Slovak and European medieval art as well as temporary exhibitions featuring contemporary Slovakian artists. Housed in the Old Town Hall is the Museum of City History. Start in the tower with its panoramic city views before enjoying the building's architectural features and historic collections. Slovakia is passionate about ice hockey, its national sport. The season starts in September so the winter months are the perfect time to visit the Slovnaft Arena and watch the local HC Slovan Bratislava team play. Christmas is a magical time in the city with colorful markets and festive lights. Take a ride on the decorated Christmas tram, which even has a fireplace. City squares like Hviezdoslav and Eurovea become outdoor ice rinks over the Christmas season. Rent an SUV with winter tires and drive to the Bratislava Forest Park for a sleigh ride through its snow-covered landscape.

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Our Services

Making your car rental in Bratislava reservation is straightforward. You can do it online or on the go by downloading our app to your mobile devices. When rental cars are booked and prepaid for in advance, collecting them when you arrive in the city is quick and easy. You can also choose a minivan, ideal if you have business transportation needs, or a passenger van suitable for larger groups. Vehicles that suit different mobility needs are available and we are happy to welcome drivers under 25 for an additional fee. Before confirming your vehicle, ensure stress-free driving by checking out our list of optional extras. At our car rental in Bratislava branches, these add-ons include:

  • Additional drivers
  • GPS
  • Child seats
  • Tire and windshield protection
  • Loss damage waiver
  • Personal accident protection
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Traffic Information

The journey from the airport to the city center takes approximately 20 minutes on the E58. Add a GPS device to your booking to make navigating the city streets easier. Headlights need to be switched on at all times and children under the age of 12 are not allowed to travel in the front seats of vehicles. Parking is widely available in the city and is often free on the weekends. A good recommendation is to park near Sad Janka Krala and walk into the city across the Old Bridge.

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Sixt Tip

From the 10th century until the end of the First World War, Slovakia was part of the Kingdom of Hungary. After the war, the Treaty of Trianon created Czechoslovakia, a country that existed until the Velvet Revolution of 1989. The Slovak Republic came into being in 1993, although it maintains a close relationship with the Czech Republic. Since 1993, Bratislava has been the capital. With your car rental in Bratislava you can start at the Slavín monument on the hill behind Bratislava Castle. This is a good place to get your bearings and identify landmarks below you. Where the River Danube meets the River Morava are the ruins of Devín Castle, which is set in pleasant grounds dotted with statues. An example of brutalist architecture is the Slovak Radio Building, constructed as an upside-down pyramid.

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Sightseeing Destinations

The tiny and charming Old Town should be on your list, but it is best explored on foot. It is full of cafes and restaurants that spill out onto the sidewalks as well as shops selling everything from local crafts to high fashion. At the heart of the historic center is the Main Square and the Old Town Hall. Choose a sunny day to visit Bratislava Zoo with its rare white tigers and the Botanical Gardens located at Comenius University. Further afield, Carnuntum is a large archaeological site with three venues, a Roman City Quarter, a Military City Amphitheatre, and the Museum Carnuntinum. Together they help you discover the treasures and secrets of the region's Roman past.

Distances to Carnuntum from our:

  • Airport branch: 21 miles, 35 minutes
  • Hotel Aston branch: 17.5 miles, 30 minutes
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Business Travel

The Bratislava region is the economic hub of Slovakia and home to a Volkswagen production site where, among other models, the Porsche Cayenne is manufactured. Global companies such as Dell, IBM, Accenture, and Lenovo are also based in the city, making it an important destination for business travel. An annual program of conventions and trade fairs takes place at Incheba Expo. Traveling between your hotel and the exhibition center is quick and easy when you rent a car in Bratislava.

Distances to Incheba Expo from our:

  • Airport branch: 7 miles, 15 minutes
  • Hotel Aston branch: 3.5 miles, 6 minutes

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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