Serbia Driving Information

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Driving in Serbia: Car Rental Information & Tips

Driving Overview | Insurance Information | Rental Restrictions | Map of Serbia

Driving Overview

General Information

Serbia is divided into two distinct geographic segments. To the north are flat and fertile farmlands that stretch as far as the eye can see. In the south, there are mountain ranges and lush forests. Keep an eye on your gas tank, as there are few gas stations located outside of the major cities.


To rent a car in Serbia, you must be at least 21 years old (age may vary by car category) and have held your license for at least 2 years. Drivers under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge.

Speed Limits

Speed limits in Serbia are as follows: City 37mph/60kph Open Roads 62mph/100kph Highway 74mph/120kph

Rules of the Road

Traffic travels on the right and trams always have the right of way.

Serbia Driving InformationGas

Most gas stations are open from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday. In the cities, most stations are open on the weekend. A gallon of gas costs about US$3 per gallon.


There are no toll highways in Serbia.


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Insurance Information

General Information

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 Serbia.

Serbia Driving InformationRequired Coverage

Fire and third party liability insurance is mandatory and is included in all rentals. Third party liability insurance offers some coverage in case of damage or injury to people or property outside of the rental car.

Optional Coverage

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$56 per day. Theft protection, if purchased at the rental counter, costs approximately US$13 - US$18 per day. CDW and theft coverage reduce the deductible (responsibility of the client) to US$250 for collision and US$500 for theft. Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) is available at the rental counter for approximately 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.

Rental Restrictions

General Information

Most rental car categories in Serbia can be driven anywhere in Western Europe without restriction. Due to insurance regulations, there are restrictions on luxury rental 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.

Serbia Driving InformationRestricted Countries

Cars rented in Serbia may not drive in Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Herzegovina, Hungary, Israel, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey, the former Soviet Union and the African continent.

One-Way Rentals

Domestic one-way car rentals are available and free of charge between Belgrade, Kraljevo, Nis and Novi Sad. International one-way rentals are not available at this time.

Serbia Map

Map of Serbia from Auto Europe

With this Google map of Serbia, you have the city of Belgrade and the beautiful countryside which surrounds it in your hands. Zoom in on the embedded map below to find the attractions that you really want to visit so you are not sitting around wondering how to get where you are going. Our map highlights the biggest and best attractions in Serbia that you are not going to want to miss, including Saint Pektras Chapel, a religious site with plenty for visitors to appreciate; the Church of the Holy Mother of God, another top religious site; and Topcider Park, one of the city's most comfortable and relaxing parks. This is a park that you will love from the first to last moments of your visit; and it is a great place to head with the family. When it is time to eat, make sure that you use our map of Serbia to access the top restaurants including Radost Fina Kuhinjica, a nice vegetarian restaurant and Casa Nova, a top of the line Italian restaurant with a phenomenal ambiance and great food. Zoom in on the destination of your choice on the map of Serbia below and click on any point of interest to learn more about it!