Car rental in Eindhoven, a subject that can seem endless. So many different car rental companies that you can hardly see the wood for the trees. Eindhoven, as a relatively large city in the south of the country, is also well endowed with many different (inter)national car rental companies. This is also logical since Eindhoven not only attracts business visitors, but also enough tourists, who like to explore the area in a rental car.
There is plenty to see in and around Eindhoven, such as the former head office of Philips, which is now a hip and large housing complex with various restaurants and parks, where events are frequently organized.
A well-known event in Eindhoven, such as GLOW, is very special and beautiful and also easy to visit by car rental. Furthermore, there is of course the stadium of the football club PSV Eindhoven to be found, where you can book guided tours.
You can easily search for and find all car rental options in Eindhoven via our comparison website.
Eindhoven has an airport, Eindhoven Airport. At the airport there are several possibilities to rent a car immediately after arrival.
Of course, in the center of Eindhoven are also more than enough opportunities to rent a car. Scattered throughout the city, one can find a rental car at different car rental locations. The easiest way to search for the location you are looking for is through our location filter on our website.
In the Netherlands, and therefore also in Eindhoven, a number of rules apply to car rental. For example, the renter of the car must be at least 21 years of age and must be in possession of his or her driving licence for at least 1 year. Drivers under the age of 25 are required to pay an additional fee on top of the rental price. There are also several blue zones in Amsterdam. In order to be able to park here, you need a parking disk. Usually this gives the right to 2.5 hours of free parking.
For each car rental company there may be different insurance regulations. For this reason, you should always ask to be sure about the exact situation with regard to the insurance policies. Some insurance policies may be refused by the tenant, and others are mandatory in the package.
All standard European rules apply in Eindhoven. In the case of roundabouts, it is compulsory to indicate the direction when leaving the roundabout. This is not the case when entering the roundabout.
Furthermore, it is prohibited to use mobile phones behind the wheel in the Netherlands. This applies to both calling and texting. If you are caught on this, a fine of 239 EUR will be handed out.
There are no toll roads in Eindhoven that need to be taken into account. These are not even available in the whole of the Netherlands. There are only two tunnels in the Netherlands where tolls have to be paid. These are the Kilttunnel near Dordrecht and the Westerschelde tunnel.
In the Netherlands, the following maximum speeds apply to passenger cars.
Be careful when exceeding these maximum speeds as the fines in the Netherlands are relatively high. Especially in comparison with, for example, Germany.
In the Netherlands, an experienced driver may have 0.5 per mille alcohol in his or her blood. For novice drivers the limit shall be 0,2 per mille. In the Netherlands, a person is an experienced driver if he or she has held a driving licence for more than five years.
If a person blows more than 0.8 per mille during an alcohol check-up, he or she is obliged to take an EMA course. There are also costs of several hundred euros associated with this.
As mentioned earlier, there are many events organized in and around Eindhoven. These events are generally well equipped with parking facilities, making them easy to visit by rental car.
Another possibility for a nice evening is a visit to the Holland Casino in Eindhoven. Holland Casino is the largest casino chain in the Netherlands and these casinos are not only large in size, but also equipped with all the nice and modern technologies. An evening spend at Holland Casino is definitely nice and can with a little luck beneficial as well.
If gambling is not entirely your thing, then there are still plenty of alternatives. For example, a visit to the Bottle Distillery can also be fun. In this brewery, in the centre of Eindhoven, guided tours can be followed and drinks tested in tasting rooms.
Here they show how they make traditional beerbrand, vodka, gin and liqueurs.You can taste it pure or in combination with various mixed drinks. But remember: No drunken driving!
Visit these nice locations independently with a rented car. Find your rental car easily and cheaply through our website.