Professional drivers say that you can find out everything about the county while driving a car. Road maintenance, the number and price of gas stations, the cost of toll roads and the road tax process can all make a difference in the county's economy. The way that locals behave on the roads, in green fields, apple orchards and forests, and in the service of visitors to road cafes, can testify to the soul and character of a true nation.
If you come to Minsk by plane or train, you can always rent a car in Belarus.
For long-term rent of a car in Minsk, the availability of a driver's license of the appropriate category is not enough. In order to obtain a long-term lease you must meet the following criteria:
- your age must be at least 19 years;
- you must have a passport and a driver's license;
- citizens of the Republic of Belarus must show a driving license.
Terms and conditions of long-term rent:
- the minimum lease period is 2 weeks, and the maximum time is not limited;
- monthly mileage of the car must not exceed 10 thousand kilometers.
Different companies have different terms and conditions of the transaction: someone works on prepayment, and someone will forgive to leave a deposit and so on.
Companies provide hourly car rental. You only pay for the time you use the car without overpaying for it.
You can rent business class cars, middle class cars, minibuses, as well as rent a car with going abroad or a transfer with a driver.
Who is suitable for hourly car rentals?
Hourly renting will be convenient for the following categories of people:
- business people who need to meet colleagues and take them on several routes;
- organizers and participants of celebrations;
- guests of the capital who want to travel comfortably in an unfamiliar city.
Also in Minsk, there is a service of carsharing, thanks to which for rent of a car you pay per minute.
Rent for a day
If you urgently need a car for the next day, and yours broke down or you do not have one at the moment, you can use the service of renting a day. This service can be obtained from individuals or companies, depending on whom you trust more. We recommend that you contact a company where everything is backed up by contracts rather than a verbal agreement.
The average price of a car rental for a day in Minsk is $15.
Rent for a month
Renting a car for a month is a type of long-term rental, which we discussed above. You need to choose the right company and sign a contract with it, and when contacting the office, do not forget about your passport, driver's license and violation coupon for citizens of Belarus.
Rent a car without a driver
If you want to see the city alone or with your family without any strangers, you can rent a car without a driver. But this type of rental is only suitable for those who have a driver's license.
Renting a car with a driver
If you do not have a driver's license, you do not know the city or you have plans to drink a glass of wine, it makes no sense to rent a car without a driver.
Renting a car with a driver has several advantages:
- firstly, all drivers have a long experience of driving and are ready for unforeseen circumstances on the road;
- the driver is responsible for the car;
- you can relax and do your business on the way or just look at the scenery passing by;
- the driver knows the city, can recommend a good restaurant or attraction and will take you there immediately;
- you don't have to pay the driver separately as it's included in the company's price.
Rent a car at the airport of Minsk
You can rent cars in the following classes at the airport:
And the following brands:
You need to rent a car in advance, as there is no car pick up/down point at the airport. They are brought under your order.
The car delivery price is $25.
Econom Car Rentals
Rent an econom car you can absolutely in any company that provides this kind of services. Such a car is suitable for those who want to move around the city quickly and pay little for gasoline.
Rent a business class car
If you came to Minsk for business negotiations and you need to look respectable in front of your colleagues, business class cars will suit you just fine. Or maybe you just like a smooth ride, then a business car is also a suitable option.
Rent a VIP representative car with a driver
Rent a representative car is an excellent option for those who need such a car. You can rent a car of different brands: Mercedes, Audi, BMW, Rolls-Royce and others. The price of such service will depend on the time for which you rent a car with a driver.
Rent a truck
You may need to rent a truck if you move or if your company has more than 4-5 people.
Companies provide rental minivans, which usually accommodate a company of 8-10 people.
Rent a car as a ransom
Rent a car with the right of redemption is an opportunity to buy a car at any time. In this case, you do not need to save money for years. Nevertheless, you should know that this option is not available to everyone.
In order to rent a car for ransom, you need to provide the bank with a certificate of income and be officially employed.
Best taxi companies in Minsk
In order to use such a service. You need to download the application "Vezuha" to your phone. The company provides new cars with all amenities, and in addition, they are immediately filled and washed.
Car rental "Belcar"
This is an econom car rental with no mileage limit. All company cars are insured, you can travel abroad on them. The company also has twenty-four-hour technical support, so you do not have to fix malfunctions in the car yourself.
Car rental "Europcar"
The company provides 8 car classes:
- elite econom;
Also, the company promises round-the-clock technical support on the road, round-the-clock service in the airports and only new cars.
Car rental "Budget"
- car rental;
- long-term rental;
- transfer (car rental with driver) to and from the airport, to and from the railway station, in Minsk, Belarus and neighboring countries.
The company provides:
- cars of different classes in good condition;
- twenty-four-hour dispatching service;
- no mileage or rental restrictions;
- a replacement car in case of breakdown;
- possibility to travel outside Belarus to Russia, Latvia, Poland and Ukraine;
- you can leave the car where you feel comfortable;
- convenient location of rentals: the airport and the city center in the hotel "Minsk".
Car rental "Sixt"
- car rental with and without driver;
- car rental for 24 hours;
- short and long term rentals;
- transfers and limousine service;
- replacement car in case of breakdown.
In order to use the Anytime Carsharing service, you need to download the application to your mobile phone.
The cost of rent from 0.30 BYN per minute.
In order to use the service, your driving experience must be at least one year.
Average prices for car rental start from $15-20 per day. The price depends on the car class and the company you choose.
Drivers must follow traffic rules. In case of an accident, be sure to contact the traffic police to record the damage to the car and investigate the cause.
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