Ukraine has many historic sites and is the eighth most toured country in Europe due to its many attractions. To see the most beautiful places in Ukraine you can book a tour from one of the travel agencies. However, if you rent a car in Kiev to explore the Ukrainian wonders on your own, you’ll get the most unforgettable experience!
Car rental gives you many advantages in comparison to a package tour: you can drive along the beautiful coastline of the Black Sea and enjoy views of majestic cliffs and ancient buildings; explore mountain hills for hiking, do fishing at the lakes and rafting down the rivers; tour around visiting churches, castle ruins and other cultural sights. Whatever kind of trip you choose, you’ll make the most of it with your own vehicle being in charge of your time and preferences.
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The biggest and most reliable car rental services in Ukraine are:
All of them have offices in Ukraine’s biggest airports, several locations in Kiev with at least one in all the popular destinations in Ukraine for your convenience: so you can switch the car on your way or drop it off at your final journey point.
There are plenty of options available if you want to rent a car in Kiev. The companies’ up-to-date fleets host a variety of vehicles in diverse styles: compact cars, comfortable sedans, stylish sports cars and convertibles and even vans for big groups. All the companies offer additional services like GPS, child seat, vehicle delivery, additional driver coverage or insurance for an optimal experience and have special packages and promotions from time to time. For even a better service, most of them have linked their own mobile apps.
Before beginning your journey, make sure to familiarize yourself with the local laws and customs. Please inform yourself of the complete traffic rules and regulations for driving in Ukraine. Here are just a few things to keep in mind:
- The speed limit in most villages is about 38 mph. On most two-lane, national roads the speed limit is 60 mph, and on highways the limit is usually 75 mph unless otherwise posted.
- EU cross-border insurance does not work in Ukraine but you can buy a valid one at the border or a car rent office.
- Always check the weather forecast when driving during winter. Snowstorms are common and can make driving very difficult.
To rent a car in Kiev and make a trip around Ukraine is a good choice that will bring you amazing memories. Drive safely and enjoy the journey!