Auto Europe offers you car rental packages with free winter tires in many destinations this winter. When you book our special winter rates, there will be no extra charge for winter tires locally and you will be ready for winter conditions on the roads. Winter packages will be displayed as 'Winter Tires Included' when you book your car online.
We have prepared a summary of regulations for winter tires in Germany and its surrounding countries:
Winter tires are mandatory in Germany from November 1st till March 31st. Car Rentals from all suppliers during this time period are equipped with mandatory winter tires. To save money on extra costs, we offer our 'Winter Tires Included' packages through our booking system online. As a result, you not only save time and money, but you are also well prepared to drive through Germany with a car rental this winter.
In general, all rental cars are equipped with winter tires from November 1st till April 15th in Austria. To avoid paying extra fees for winter tires, please book our 'Winter Tires Included' rates to get a great rental car deal and to feel safe on the winter roads!
Although there are no mandatory regulations for winter tires in Switzerland, it is advisable to adjust your car rental to the weather conditions during the winter months. Therefore, many car rental suppliers in Switzerland equip their car rental fleet with winter tires and charge an additional fee for the extra equipment. By booking our winter packages, you can save money while being prepared for winter conditions on the roads.
Most of the rental companies in Scandinavian countries (Norway, Sweden, Denmark) equip vehicles with winter tires and charge no extra fees for that service. You will find these rates marked as 'Winter Tires Included' on our booking page.
There is no regulation on mandatory winter tires in Poland and Hungary, however, most of the suppliers do equip cars with winter tires in order to ensure safe travel. Czech Republic and Slovenia have both introduced mandatory winter tires. We, advise all our clients to book car rentals with winter tires in all Eastern European countries during the winter months. The winter rates are also marked as 'Winter Tires Included' in our online booking system.
Further information about winter tires can be found in the 'Terms, Conditions and Local Fees' section on our booking engine as well, as in our Blog under "In the Snow | Winter Car Rental Tips".