Rent a car in Montenegro

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Car rental companies in Montenegro

These local businesses provide car hire services in Montenegro

Guide to cheap car rentals in Montenegro

  1. The cheapest month to rent a car is January when car rental prices in Montenegro are up to 52% lower than in summer.
  2. Start your car hire in Podgorica or Tivat, where many car hire companies provide free pickup and return.
  3. Low cost price often accompanies limited mileage. 21% of rental cars in Montenegro have a limit set on how much you can drive.
  4. Rental prices can be sorted by car type. Economy car rentals in Montenegro are at least 3 times less expensive than Premium type.
  5. Average car age in Montenegro is 5 years old. Older cars tend to be cheap auto rentals. New cars are always more expensive to rent.
  6. Average car rental duration in Montenegro is 7 days. Rent a car for 10+ days and to get the lowest rates per day.
  7. Avoid one way car rentals in Montenegro to save on delivery. Endeavor to return at the company's office, it's always free of charge.
  8. Cheap cars in Montenegro need to be booked at least 15+ days in advance. Most of economy cars will not be available if you book last minute.
  9. New car rental companies in Montenegro may provide lower rates to collect real reviews from the customers.
  10. No matter how low the price, never rent cars from individuals in Montenegro. Always sign a written contract with a rental company.

Car rental prices in Montenegro

How much is renting a car in Montenegro?

Car rental prices in Montenegro vary throughout the year depending on the season and your rental length in days. Car hire rates in Montenegro are entered and displayed in EUR.

Average car rental prices in Montenegro per day throughout the year, 7 days rental duration.

Montenegro car hire advice

Things to do: Lovcen park, Kotor Bay, Skadar lake. Where to drive: Cetinje, Sveti Stefan, Herceg Novi. Cross border to: Croatia, Albania, Serbia. Convertible / Cabrio rentals: for 1-2 people only. Take scarfs. Luxury & VIP rentals: check mileage limit per day. Best rental company: on which you can submit a review. Where to rent: at Podgorica Airport.

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Montenegro car rental questions

Are your renting out cars with a driver in Montenegro?

Having a driver may occasionally speed some things up, but this service comes with additional charges and limitations in a lot of ways. All of our cars are offered without a driver. It is perfectly safe to rent a car without a local driver in Montenegro.

Can I rent a car for one day in Montenegro?

Yes, rental companies in Montenegro allow one day car rentals, although the same cars may be less expensive to rent for a period of at least 2-3 days.

Should I rent a car from a private in Montenegro?

You should definitely NOT. If a car rental provider has no legal entity, they don't provide proper rental insurance and have no legal right for such activities. Plus, they have no corporate reputation to lose so any surprises can happen on the return of the car.

Can I cross national borders with a rental car rented in Montenegro?

Yes, but you have to inform the rental company about crossing borders of Montenegro, otherwise, your rental car insurance may become invalid. Also, it is always a good practice to ask for advice on the territories you plan to visit.

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Montenegro?

Some rental companies in Montenegro allow car rentals to customers aged 21+ without any additional fees.

Am I going to get the exact car that I am booking in Montenegro?

Rental companies do their best to supply the exact car that you booked in Montenegro. Every effort will be made to provide the specified make and model of the vehicle. However, in an unlikely case, it may be necessary to supply you with a model from the same or a higher class of cars during your travel to Montenegro. For instance, a Toyota Yaris may be substitued with a Toyota RAV-4 due to a late return by the previous renter.

What is Theft Protect car rental insurance in Montenegro?

Theft Protect limits your liability in the event that your rental car is stolen. Usually, TP sets the maximum amount of money the car rental company in Montenegro will charge you for replacing a stolen car or repairing damages from a car theft attempt. This hardly ever happens in Montenegro.

Can I rent a car in Montenegro without a credit card?

Some rental companies in Montenegro have no deposit rental car offerings or accept debit cards for deposit. Make sure you have enough money on your debit card to lay down a deposit.

Can I rent an automatic vehicle in Montenegro?

If you wish to rent a vehicle with automatic transmission, look for the Automatic TM displayed on a car page. When searching for a car, you can also use our search filters to hide all manual cars and display cars with Automatic TM only.

Is there a full insurance for rental cars in Montenegro?

Super CDW (or Full Damage Waiver as some companies call it) cover the car parts that aren’t covered by the CDW (often, the windows, wheels or tyres are not covered by the standard CDW in Montenegro). Full insurance may also reduce the returnable Security Deposit and/or Excess so you may be required to leave a lower deposit amount at pick-up or even not pay anything for your own fault damages.

Can I drive your rental car from Montenegro to Dubrovnik?

Yes, some rental companies allow driving their cars to Dubrovnik (Croatia), but they may choose to charge you for cross-border travel and additional fees may apply to cover extra insurance policies, taxes, etc.

Can I rent a diesel car in Montenegro?

We clearly indicate which vehicles are diesel. In most cases, if a diesel vehicle is selected, a diesel vehicle will be provided.

Are there cars to rent without a deposit in Montenegro?

Most car hires in Montenegro ask for a deposit at pick up. Deposit sums in local car hires vary depending on the company and the car class. Expensive cars will ask for a higher deposit than the economy ones. All Deposits are taken to cover the costs of possible expenses. If no costs to the Rental company occur, the Deposit will be fully refunded.

What does TPL insurance mean in Montenegro?

In case you injure other road users or damage someone’s property while you’re driving in Montenegro, TPL insurance will pay these costs. TPL does not cover any damage to the driver’s own rental car. Unlike many countries in Europe, TPL insurance is NOT required by the laws of Montenegro.

Do I have to pay at the time of car booking?

Most rental companies in Montenegro will not hold a car for a specific client unless the client has committed to renting it (i.e. prepaid it). We don't require full payment, but we do collect a small deposit as a commitment that you're willing to rent a car in Montenegro. This way, we may guarantee that the selected vehicle will be reserved for your car hire. If you change your plans, you can cancel for free up to 24 hours before pickup in Montenegro (subject to the rental company's Terms).

Can I get unlimited mileage for rental cars in Montenegro?

3/4 of rental cars in Montenegro have unlimited mileage. Those who restrict the number of kilometres usually set it at 200 km per day. The price for extra km varies. Payment for any extra mileage will have to be made on return, unless you purchased Unlimited Mileage when booking.

What is the best drive route for 7 days in Montenegro?

This popular route across Montenegro could be easily done within a week. Tivat > Kotor > Boka Kotorska bay > Kotor > Lovcen > Budva > Petrovac > Tivat

What is the cheapest car hire in Montenegro?

Our cheapest car to rent in Montenegro would be a Toyota Aygo 2011 automatic, 1.0, Petrol.1

What is the best car to rent in Montenegro?

Depends on your travel needs. In general a 2.0 mid-size car will help you make the most of your trip to Montenegro.

Should I get a GPS navigator for my rental in Montenegro?

Most customers use Google Maps for directions these days. Most car rental companies in Montenegro will provide free road maps. A GPS Navigator may also be of use.

Can I rent a car in Montenegro with no deposit?

Many car hire companies in Montenegro have some rental car offerings without deposit required.

What is required of the additional driver in Montenegro?

The additional driver needs to meet the same requirements as those for the main driver. Any additional driver needs to be present at pick-up, possess their documents and be registered in the rental agreement.

How can I review my rental experience in Montenegro?

Go to your Bookings page after your rental has ended and click "Leave a Review" to rate your experience. Should you wish to discuss any issues that occurred during your car rental in Montenegro, please contact us and allow us to investigate the matter.

Do you provide your own insurance for rental cars in Montenegro?

The car rental insurance is always provided by the car rental company.

What kind of driving licence do I need to rent a car in Montenegro?

International Driving License is not required, unless you do NOT have your name and credentials written in Latin letters in your domestic driving licence.

What are the car rental rules in Montenegro?

We operate with a number of car rental companies in Montenegro, each with their own terms, conditions, charges, and fees. Most important, the terms and conditions are displayed during booking and fixed in your rental Voucher.

What kind of car rental insurance do they have in Montenegro?

Third Party Liability (TPL) – provided for free with 100% cars. Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) – provided for free for 70% of the cars. Super Collision Damage Waiver – provided for free for 15% of the cars.

Can I drive my rental car from Montenegro to Albania?

Some rental companies in Montenegro offer the possibility to cross the national border with Albania while others do not. If crossing the Albanian border is allowed, additional fees may apply to cover extra insurance and taxes.

What does CDW rental insurance mean in Montenegro?

CDW insurance reduces your liability to your own rental car in case you cause a collision accident in Montenegro (that is YOUR fault). CDW sets the maximum amount of money you will have to pay for potential damages. Without CDW, you could be liable for the full cost of the rental vehicle if it were to be damaged. With CDW, you won’t have to pay the full cost of repairs, only contribute to them up to an agreed level. Note that the rental car's wheels, tyres, glass, underbody, roof, keys, locks and aerials are often not covered by the CDW in Montenegro.

Is it safe to drive a car in Montenegro?

Most tourists do not experience any dangerous situations. If you're a reasonably experienced driver, there's nothing you couldn't handle. Stay vigilant, watch of the oncoming traffic, be ready to occasionally move out of the way. Generally, there is no problem with driving in Montenegro.

How is mobile coverage and GPRS internet in Montenegro?

If you get a local SIM-card, reception in all but the most remote northern areas will be of high quality.

Can I get my rental car in Montenegro delivered to my hotel?

Yes. Additional delivery charges may apply whether on pick-up or return. Some rental companies in Montenegro may offer free deliveries to some hotels and locations in Montenegro when the rental duration is over a certain amount of days.

How do you calculate car rental prices in Montenegro?

Car rental prices in Montenegro are based on a 24-hour time period, e.g. if you reserve and pick up your car rental at 10:00 you will have to drop it off the next day at 10:00 the latest so you don't get charged for an additional day. The number of hours that a Montenegro car rental company will wait for a delayed return is entirely at their discretion.

What is the cheapest place to rent a car in Montenegro?

Podgorica airport may be called the cheapest place to rent in Montenegro. As many as 80% of the car rental companies offer free deliveries there.

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