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Car hire Russia

When coming to Russia, many visitors choice is car hire Russia. Russia, officially the Russian Federation is the largest country in the world and attracts hundreds of tourists from around the world with its stunning landscape, its mysterious traditions and enchanting cultural heritage. It borders the following countries: Findanlia, Estonia, Norway, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Poland, Georgia, Ukraine, China, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Mongolia and North Korea.

Moscow is the capital of Russia and is one of the most important tourist destinations in the world. In turn, this city is considered the cultural, political and scientific largest nationwide. Some of the most emblematic places are: the Kremlin, Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, the National Gallery Tretyakov, among many other sites.

Car rental tips: Driving in Russia

Car rental Russia is a great choice for our transportation in Russia, but we should take some driving tips and rules if we choose car hire in Russia. Continue reading to know more about driving in Russia.

In Russia, the vehicles driven on the right side of the road and pass on the left side thereof. The legal minimum age for driving a car in Russia is 18 years.

To drive in Russia is mandatory to hold an International Driver License, although in some cases accept a license from the country of origin, with a translation.

At major intersections, observe the large white arrows to see where you can rotate. If you see an arrow pointing left or right do not assume you can rotate. It is not allowed to turn right if a light is red unless it displays a green arrow.

Roads and highways

Russian roads can be in different conditions by region. In St. Petersburg the majority of the routes and roads are in good condition, except to cross the tram tracks. If you are not accustomed to driving in big cities is better not to do in St. Petersburg, at least during peak hours because the traffic is very intense.


Drivers should be warned about that in Russia is practiced zero tolerance with regard to driving under the influence of alcohol. The maximum punishment is confiscation of driver's license for a period of two years. Furthermore, drunk drivers are arrested until they return to sobriety.

Fuel avaibility in Russia

Gasoline and diesel are available in Russia, and there are four different classes: 95 octane ("devyanosto pyaty", as used by most automobiles), 92 octane ("devyanosto Vtoroi"), 80 and 76 octane which is consumed by older Russian cars. Sometimes there are often problems with the quality of Russian gas, which is why it is advisable to be provided at stations that sell popular brands such as BP, TNK and Lukoil, among others.

Speed limit in Russia

Speed limits in Russia is 60 miles per hour in cities and densely populated areas and 90 miles per hour in suburban areas. On motorways the speed limit is 110 kph.

Needed documentation in Russia

Those tourists who are traveling in Russia with their own vehicle must carry at all times a passport and visa, international driver license, automobile registration (which proves who owns the vehicle, which in Russia is known as "techpassport" ) and insurance certificate. None of these documents must be translated into Russian, with the exception of the International Driver License (ready-made in that language), visa and insurance. No visa is required that has information about your vehicle, although it is advisable, for this reason, when applying for a tourist visa, in addition to the information in your vehicle.

Car requeriments

While driving a car in Russia is required you have available in the car a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit.

We recommend the use of seat belts in both front seats of the vehicle and in the back.

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Cheap car hire in Russia

From our more than 450 car hire provides, you will be able not only to rent a car from our wide selection, but to compare car hire prices and get the cheapest car hire offers in Russia .

Below are a list of some of our economy and cheap car hire Russia and at Russia airport.

By selecting the cheapest car hire, it is possible to get long term car rental in Russia for your long term holidays, even when your budget is limited.

Luxury, exotic and premium Russia car hire

If you can afford a luxury car you may be looking for a comfortable luxury car hire in Russia...we manage a wide selection of premium cars.

Some european destinations weather is nice enough for driving with a cabrio. Why not choosing a cabrio car hire and feeling the air while driving in Russia?

9 seater or 9 seater minivan Russia car hire

When travelling with the familiy or friends, we may need a 7 seater or 9 seater minivan car hire Russia, sometimes space in the vehicle is more needed than luxury. Why renting 2 cars for all members of your group when is possible to rent a 9 seater together?.We manage a large variety of familiar cars to rent in Russia.

Explore and enjoy Russia with your family car!.

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