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In Potsdam we recommend the following car hire offers

from 25 £ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

Mini
e.g. TOYOTA AYGO
11 Days from 24.06 - 05.07.2024
Example vehicle
from 29 £ per day
Economy

Small, agile and economical - that's all it takes!

e.g. OPEL CORSA
11 Days from 24.06 - 05.07.2024
Example vehicle
from 34 £ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

Mini
e.g. Toyota Aygo
11 Days from 24.06 - 05.07.2024
Example vehicle

Hire a Car in Potsdam

Potsdam lies at the gates of Berlin and, thanks to its historic old town and many green spaces, is also worth a trip in spring and summer. The Nikolaikirche, the royal Kutschstall and the Holländer Viertel are all considered worth seeing here. Excursion destinations such as the Sanssouci Palace, the famous Babelsberg film studio and Lutherstadt Wittenberg are best reached by hired car from Potsdam. Book a cheap hired car in Potsdam and experience Brandenburg in a flexible and independent way.

Car hire Potsdam: Highlights in and around this beautiful city

At the gates of Berlin, a city full of sights and a touch of noble elegance is waiting for you: Potsdam. Book a cheap hired car for your stay in Potsdam and be flexible and independent with the car of your choice. There are various stations for car hire to choose from. Our portal will help you find the car that meets your requirements quickly and reliably. It is important to compare favourable offers as well as to consider individual additional services. So take your time and compare the offers on our portal Driveboo.

Arriving by plane: Airports near Potsdam

Airport designation Distance to city center IATA code
Airport Berlin Tegel 40 km TXL
Airport Berlin Schönefeld 36 km SXF

Are you arriving by plane? Then, of course, your stay starts at the airport. Since the city of Potsdam does not have its own airport, the adventure begins either at Tegel Airport or at Schoenefeld Airport in Berlin. You can book your hired car online and collect it at the airport right after your arrival. No matter whether you already get your car at the airport or collect it in the city centre, Potsdam will inspire you!

Potsdam - You can rely on your hired car

The countless parks offer picturesque and breathtaking scenery. The city of Potsdam is a great recommendation for single travellers as well as for couples. Especially if you are enthusiastic about exclusive parks, gardens and castles, you will enjoy your trip to Potsdam. The rented car is cheap and you can go on discovery tours at any time. Get an overview of the possible destinations that you would like to visit with the cheaply booked hired car in advance.

Discover the historic old town

Potsdam is known far beyond its city limits for its picturesque and truly impressive Old Town. Above all, it is the imposing buildings in the baroque style that will amaze you. Park your hired car in one of the many parking lots and walk through the historic city centre. The Nikolai Church and the royal carriage stable are among the most important sights.

Explore Castle Sanssouci in your cabrio

Book a cheap cabriolet on Driveboo and drive to Sanssouci Castle in a fantastic hired car. A visit to this truly breathtaking park is a must if you are planning a holiday in this beautiful city. Even business travellers come here to see these magnificent buildings. Bring plenty of time with you as you walk along the paths of these venerable buildings.

Castle Sanssouci

Castle Sanssouci

Insider tips for Potsdam and your hired car

The city does not hold any real secrets. Everything you should see is world-famous. After you've gotten to know the city centre a bit better and looked at some of the countless beautiful parks, we'd like to give you two more valuable tips to make your trip to Potsdam even more interesting.

  • Babelsberg Film Studio
  • Wittenberg
  • Road trip to Berlin

Car hire Potsdam: Facts and figures

A car hire company enables you to book a cheap hired car of your choice. No matter if you desire a compact car, a small car or even an SUV. There are a large selection and many offers. Our portal Driveboo will help you find the hired car that meets your requirements quickly and reliably. But not only the vehicle model is decisive. You can also choose different insurance options, an additional driver and free kilometres.

Compare offers: What insurance is available for the hired car?

Without insurance, the car hire company will not issue a vehicle. Therefore, when comparing the offers on our portal, pay attention to the offers of the insurance companies. There is a large number of insurances to choose from. Fully comprehensive insurance and liability insurance are compulsory insurance policies. But you can still extend your package. Many use glass and tire insurance. This will protect you in the event of a breakdown.

Fully comprehensive insurance without a deductible is not offered too often. If, however, you would like to book a hired car with fully comprehensive cover without a deductible, then simply narrow down your search. With Driveboo you have the possibility to find a car hire company that offers a fully comprehensive without excess. However, you must bear in mind that you will of course pay a little more.

One-way rental for your hired car in Potsdam

Due to Potsdam's location, one-way rentals are more than suitable. Many people hire a car cheaply in Potsdam and prefer to leave it in Berlin. It is not uncommon for trips to this city to be combined with a visit or even a longer stay in Berlin. Then, of course, it is all too practical if the one-way rental has been agreed in advance. Especially in the metropolitan area in and around Berlin, many car hire companies offer one-way rentals. Please inquire beforehand, however, whether the car hire company you have chosen has a one-way rental offer or not.

Frequently asked questions about car hire booking Potsdam

How much does a hired car cost in Potsdam?

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Car hire in Potsdam for one day

You can book a hired car in Potsdam from as little as 25 £ per day. Thanks to the proximity to Berlin, you can already visit the capital of Germany with a day trip.  

Car hire in Potsdam for one week

You can hire a car in Potsdam for as little as 175 £ per week. If you plan to visit several destinations in Potsdam and surroundings, a longer rental period is recommended. 

Family car hire in Potsdam

If you are travelling with the entire family, you can find affordable family cars for as little as 37 £ per day. An SUV or station wagon offers enough space for the whole family. 

What to consider when hiring a car in Potsdam?

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Best refuelling regulation for the hired car

Basically we always recommend to decide for the fair fuel regulation full/full. With this you pick up your hired car with a full tank and return it with the same tank level. Thus you can start immediately starting from hiring. 

Best insurance coverage for the hired car 

With the legal liability insurance you should pay attention to a particularly high sum insured. In addition, we always recommend the comprehensive insurance without deductible. With this you are fully covered in every case of damage. 

Additional driver

If you are travelling with a companion, you may be interested in the additional driver option. With this option, your travel companion enjoys full insurance coverage just like you. Taking turns with the driving becomes thus unhesitating. 

Young drivers

Drivers under 26 often pay a so-called "young driver fee". With some offers, the young driver fee for rental cars in Potsdam is already included in the price.

Can I book my hired car in Potsdam and drop it off in Berlin?

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Pick up your hired car in Potsdam and return it in Berlin

The one way rental service allows you to hire a car in Potsdam and return it to Berlin in one go. Simply enter your desired return location in the search mask for this. The one-way rental is usually not bound to any location. A return should therefore be possible throughout Germany without any problems. 

Returning a hired car at Berlin Airport

In addition to attractive locations in Berlin, you can also return your hired car at Berlin Airport. Car rentals are usually cheaper at international airports than in cities. In addition, at airports you benefit from particularly long opening hours, which make a rental particularly flexible. 

Can I book a hired car in Potsdam without a credit card? 

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You can book a hired car in Potsdam completely without credit card for as little as 25 £ per day. Simply use the filter "bookable without credit card".  The payment will then be made with the following payment methods: 

  • Payment on site with EC-card
  • Paypal
  • PayDirect
  • SEPA direct debit
  • Invoice
  • Amazon Pay

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What should be considered when returning the hired car?

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Hired car return

Easy return for your hired car in Potsdam

Plan enough buffer time for the return of the hired car. Depending on the selected refuelling regulation, you must fill up your hired car accordingly. To do this, simply visit a gas station near the car hire agency. After you have parked the hired car in the area of the car hire, an employee will check the condition and fuel level. If everything is in accordance with the time of the rental, the retained deposit will be released. 

Returning the hired car outside the opening hours

The return of the hired car is also quite simply possible outside the opening hours of the car hire. In principle, there is a designated mailbox or safe for the vehicle key. As soon as the car hire company reopens the next day, the hired car will be inspected. Should everything match the time of the rental, you will be refunded the deposit.

Can I cancel a hired car free of charge? 

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Up to 24 hours before the start of the rental, you can cancel any hired car free of charge without giving any reason. Should the Corona pandemic or another reason disrupt your travel plans at short notice, you are on the safe side. Please note the opening hours of our service team.

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