Riga

Cheap Car Hire in Riga

Riga, Latvia
8 Jul — 15 Jul
Same drop-off
Riga, Latvia
Fri 8/7
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Fri 15/7
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Riga Car Hire in 2022

Most popular companyGREENMOTION
Price of gas per litre£1.82
Average price per day£42
Cheapest price per day£27

Cheapest time to hire a car in Riga

January

£17

February

£18

March

£18

April

£23

May

£23

June

£26

July

£33

August

£36

September

£18

October

£20

November

£18

December

£25

Top hire agencies in Riga

All major car hire suppliers in Riga
1.9
Horrible
1 review3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

5.9

Overall

1.9

Pick-up/drop-off

1.9

Value

7.9
8 locations
7 locations
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6 locations
5 locations
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4 locations

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Car Hire FAQs

What are the requirements to hire a car in Riga?

For UK citizens, a valid driver’s licence and passport are necessary to obtain a cheap car hire in Riga. EU nationals also need their unexpired domestic licence and national identity card. Visitors from other foreign countries must also produce an International Driving Permit for hire cars in Riga. The minimum age is 21, but some providers may add surcharges or apply vehicle restrictions to drivers under the age of 25. Avis/Budget, Europcar and GREEN MOTION are three of the agencies you can find at the airport car hire centre, but there are several other car hire locations in Riga.

What are the rules for driving in Riga?

When driving your car hire in Riga, you should use the right-hand side, and all passengers are required to wear seatbelts. Traffic cameras are present, so only use a hands-free mobile while driving a car hire in Riga and pay attention to speed signs at all times. Unless otherwise noted, 50 km/h (31 mph) is allowed in urban areas, 90 km/h (55 mph) in rural districts and 90-100 km/h (55-62 mph) on highways. The maximum blood alcohol content is 0.05%. You should carry your hire car paperwork and licence/passport at all times when driving hire cars in Riga, and it’s a good idea to check with the Riga department of motor vehicles for any law changes.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Riga?

Economy car hires, including Citroen C1 and Suzuki Swift, are among the most popular cheap car hires in Riga, but you can also get great deals on a BMW 3-Series. Compact vehicles are better on the narrow downtown streets and require less parking space and fuel. If you’re reserving a luxury car hire in Riga at the airport, the Bentley Arnage or the Mercedes-Benz S-Class can be temporarily yours at very affordable prices. Passenger van hires, such as the Peugeot 5008 and the Ford Freestar, are recommended for families and groups.

Where are the best places to park in Riga?

Wise places to park your car hire in Riga is wherever you can find on-street parking. Meters are in operation Monday-Friday, 08:00-20:00, and Saturday, 09:00-17:00; otherwise, parking is free, including on Sundays and holidays. At city car parks, paid parking is from 06:00-00:00 and free between 00:00 and 06:00. Parking in Riga is zoned from A-D. Zone A is the more expensive, at approx €2.50 (£2.20) for the first hour and €3 (£2.65) per additional hour; and Zone D is the lesser, at about €1 (£0.90) the first hour and €1.50 (£1.35) per additional hour. Secured car parks or Europarks are other options for downtown parking, where you can pay about €8 (£7) for eight hours.

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