Slovenia has an extensive north/south and east/west highway system. This offers easy access to the neighboring countries of Austria and Italy. In one direction you can drive to the mountain resorts in the Alps and in the other direction are coastal resorts on the Adriatic Sea. One of the most popular resort communities is located on Lake Bled where there is skating and curling in the winter months and swimming and rowing in the summer months.
To rent a car in Slovenia, you must be at least 18 years old (age may vary by car category) and have held your license for one year. Drivers renting a car under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge. Depending on the supplier there may be a maximum age limit of 73, and drivers age 70-73 may incur a fee. Seatbelts are mandatory for all passengers and you must be 12 to sit in the front seat.
Speed limits in Slovenia are as follows: City 37mph/60kph Open Roads 50mph/80kph Highway 75mph/120kph
Rules of the Road
Traffic travels on the right and police are empowered to collect all traffic fines on the spot.
Many gas stations are located on the main highways and at border crossing. These stations are usually open 24 hours. Most stations in cities are open from 7am to 8pm, Monday to Saturday.
The A10/E70, A1/E63 and the A10/E57 highways are subject to a toll payment.
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Car rental insurance varies widely, so please review the information below prior to making your reservation. Regulations of the country where you rent the car will be in effect for the duration of your rental.
All our car rental rates include fire and third party liability insurance. Our inclusive rates also provide collision and theft coverage at an advance purchase discount. You may elect to decline collision and theft coverage. If you plan to take advantage of coverage offered by your credit card, please contact your card issuer directly for details. Specific insurance information for your reservation will be printed on your confirmation voucher.
The following guidelines apply to rentals commencing in Slovenia.
Fire and third party liability insurance is mandatory and is included in all rentals. Third party liability insurance covers up to US$200,000 in Slovenia in case of damage outside of the rental car or injury to people outside of the rental car.
Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and theft protection are included in our inclusive rates at a discount. CDW, if purchased at the rental counter, costs approximately US$10 - US$39 per day. Theft protection, if purchased at the rental counter, costs approximately US$8 - US$25 per day. CDW and theft coverage reduce the deductible (responsibility of the client) to US$780 - US$3120. Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) is available at the rental counter for approximately US$2 - US$6 per day. Super CDW may be offered locally to reduce the deductible as low as zero. Optional insurance coverage is available with select suppliers only, rates subject to change without notice.
Most Slovenia rental car categories can be driven anywhere in Western Europe without restriction. Due to insurance regulations, there are restrictions on luxury car categories and on travel in certain countries. Please take a minute to ensure that your intended itinerary will be possible with the car you plan to rent.
Cars rented in Slovenia are not allowed into the following countries: Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Herzegovina, Hungary, Israel, Poland, Romania, Former USSR, Slovakia, Croatia, Turkey and Yugoslavia.
Domestic one-way car rentals are available between select locations, additional fees may apply. International one-way rentals incur additional drop fees.