Car Rental in Serbia

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Hire A Car In Serbia: What You Need to Know?

  • Driving in Belgrade can be hectic, but renting a car in Serbia allows for easy exploration beyond the city. With your own vehicle, you can visit attractions like Golubac Fortress, Tara Mountains, and Uvac National Park. Enjoy the freedom to explore remote areas and discover historical sites across the country.

  • In Serbian cities, on-street parking is mainly paid via SMS, requiring a Serbian SIM card. Alternatively, attended parking lots in places like Belgrade offer secure cash-payment options at reasonable rates.

  • In Serbia, new child car seat laws since 2018 require children under 12 to avoid the front seat and those under 135 cm (54 in) to use appropriate seats. Non-compliance can incur a penalty of up to 120,000 RSD (1,100 USD). Rental agencies offer seats for around 590 RSD (5.60 USD) per day when booked in advance.

  • Booking your car rental in Serbia in advance is wise, especially during the peak summer months from late June to August. Though not as popular as Croatia, Serbia still attracts tourists, making early reservations essential. By booking ahead, you secure your preferred vehicle and avoid last-minute hassles. For instance, if you plan to explore Belgrade and its surroundings, reserving your car ahead ensures a smooth and stress-free travel experience.

  • Driving on the right-hand side of the road in Serbia and wearing a seat belt are mandatory.

  • Renting a car is recommended for travel beyond the main cities and can be more cost-effective than long-distance cab services.

  • Rent a car at the airport upon arrival unless you need another form of transportation urgently.

  • To ensure availability, make your rental car reservation in advance. You can modify the pickup and drop-off locations while making an online reservation with Finalrentals.

hire Free Cancellation

Change of plans? Rent with confidence, cancel anytime. No fee. Finalrentals does not believe in charging any cancellation fee.

hire Fair Fuel Policy

You can return the car at the same fuel level as it was handed over to you and there will be no charges at all.

hire No Hidden Charges

Pay full rental amount at the counter. No need to pay online. We work on clear pricing policy, what you see is what you pay.

Car Hire in Serbian International Airports

Welcome to Serbia! With Finalrentals, your car rental experience begins when you touch down at Nikola Tesla Airport (BEG) or Nis Constantine, the Great International Airport. We ensure a seamless and hassle-free process, allowing you to focus on enjoying your trip. Whether you're here for business or leisure, our wide range of vehicles caters to your needs. We've covered you, from compact cars for solo travelers to spacious family SUVs. With convenient pick-up and drop-off options, flexible booking policies, and competitive rates, Finalrentals is your trusted partner for exploring Serbia. Book your car rental with us today and embark on a memorable journey across this beautiful country.

  •   Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport
  •   Nis Constantine the Great Airport

Car Rental in Serbia FAQs

  • What are the requirements to rent a car in Serbia?
    To rent a car in Serbia you must be 18 years old. Those under 25 may receive an additional fee.
  • Can I rent a car in Serbia with a debit card?
    We accept both debit and credit cars, however, a credit card is preferred.
  • What type of insurance is included in the car rental Serbia price?
    The rental price usually includes basic insurance, such as Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection (TP). However, there may be an excess/deductible amount that you would be liable for in case of damage or theft. You can often purchase additional insurance coverage to reduce or eliminate this excess.
  • Can I drive the rental car outside of Serbia?
    Yes, we let you cross into other countries in your rental car, just inform your local rental team beforehand. We do not permit travel by ferry.
  • How much does it cost to hire car in Serbia?
    The final price will depend on your choice of vehicle, the duration of your trip and any extras you require. Complete the search above to find a deal within your budget or contact our team.
  • What should I do in case of an accident or breakdown?
    In case of an accident, contact our car rental team immediately. They will guide you through the necessary steps to take. If you experience a breakdown, the rental company's contact information should be readily available in the car or on the rental agreement. Contact them for assistance, and they will arrange a replacement vehicle or necessary repairs.
  • Can someone else drive the rental car besides the booker?
    We allow other people to drive your rental car if you have pre-arranged. At pick up, all drivers must provide the necessary documents.
  • What is the fuel policy for car rental in Serbia?
    We ask that you return the car at the same fuel level as when you picked it up. This will be a full tank.
  • How much does It cost to rent a car in Serbia?
    Renting a car in Serbia is quite affordable, with options for various budgets. Economy cars start at $9 per day, perfect for budget-conscious travelers. Standard cars are available for around $30 per day, offering more space and comfort. A full-size costs about $40 per day if you need more room.
  • Where should I rent a car in Serbia?
    When renting a car in Serbia, most travelers prefer Belgrade, which accounts for 92% of car rental searches on Finalrentals. Belgrade is the capital and largest city, making it a convenient starting point for exploring the country. For example, you can rent a car in Belgrade and easily drive to popular destinations like the Tara Mountains or the historic town of Novi Sad. Niš is the second most popular city, with 5% of searches, offering easy access to southern Serbia and nearby attractions. Novi Sad, with 3% of searches, is known for its vibrant culture and proximity to the Fruska Gora National Park.
  • What are the speed limits in Serbia?
    In Serbia, speed limits vary depending on the type of road and location: Urban Areas: 50 km/h (31 mph) Outside Urban Areas: 80 km/h (50 mph) Expressways: 100 km/h (62 mph) Highways: 130 km/h (81 mph) Always pay attention to local signage, as speed limits can vary, and ensure you adhere to the posted limits to avoid fines.
  • What is driving like in Serbia?
    Driving in Serbia offers a mix of experiences. In cities like Belgrade, traffic is dense, and parking can be challenging. Roads are less crowded outside urban areas, but some rural roads might be narrow or poorly maintained. Highways are generally in good condition. Serbia drives on the right-hand side, and seat belts are mandatory. Renting a car provides flexibility to explore scenic routes, like the Tara Mountains and Uvac National Park, offering access to popular and off-the-beaten-path destinations.
  • Do I need insurance to rent a car in Serbia?
    Yes, insurance is required to rent a car in Serbia. Even though you cannot purchase insurance from the rental provider, third-party insurance coverage is needed. All vehicles in Serbia must have third-party liability insurance. Typically, renting a car is an extra cost; this can be eliminated with premium protection or reduced with essential cover. Insurance is a great way to protect you from potential obligations or losses.
  • Can I rent a car in Serbia as a visitor?
    All overseas visitors should know that renting a car in Serbia requires a valid driver's license and an overseas Driver's Permit. If you are from the United States or the United Kingdom, all you need is a valid driver's license for visits of up to three months. For example, if a US tourist visits Nassau for a two-week holiday, they only need their regular driver's license to rent a car.
  • What is the minimum age for renting a car in Serbia?
    In Serbia, you must be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver's license for at least a year to rent a car. Drivers under 25 will incur a daily fee of $25 to $50. Seniors should check for any age restrictions before making a reservation.
  • Can I rent a car in Serbia and drive to Croatia?
    Yes, you can rent a car in Serbia and drive to Croatia, but you must inform the rental company when you pick up. For instance, if you rent a car in Belgrade and plan to visit Zagreb, notify the supplier. You'll be charged a Cross-Bordering Fee, typically between EUR 20.00 and 42.00 per country. This fee covers insurance and other cross-border requirements. Always check specific terms with your rental company to ensure a smooth trip.
  • How much in advance should I book my car rental in Serbia?
    To ensure availability, especially during peak travel times, it’s recommended to reserve your car hire in Serbia as early as possible. With Finalrentals, you can secure your rental online with just a 15% down payment, paying the balance at the rental counter. This offers flexibility and convenience. Additionally, Finalrentals guarantees no cancellation fees or hidden charges, giving you peace of mind throughout the booking process. Book in advance with Finalrentals for a seamless and stress-free car rental experience in Serbia.

Finalrentals is Clear in Terms of Rental Policy

"I have been using Finalrentals for all my car rental since May 2024 and it has been a great car rental experience. No surprises at the counter and always very clear in terms of car rental policy. Totally recommended.”

Jake Neal. Finalrentals customer in Serbia