Top tips for renting a car at Bucharest Baneasa Airport
So you want to explore the land of Dracula, hear the wolves howl and shop till you drop? It seems like an impossible feat, but, your starting point is definitely Bucharest Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU). If you're in Bucharest or surrounds for business, and need a ride that leaves the right impression, use KAYAK to book your ideal partner for the trip from Bucharest Baneasa Airport (BBU) car hire. Tourist or business professional - we have your back.
Following in the footsteps of the three BBC Top Gear presenters has never seemed more enticing than now. The famous Transfagarasan Highway is both a dream and adventure to drive, even if you are not a petrol head. Hiring a small city compact or opting for a luxurious SUV cruiser, a car hire from Bucharest Baneasa Airport has it all. You're blessed with choices previously unimaginable in an old Soviet Bloc country. Roads in and near big cities are in fairly good condition and they are easy enough to drive along. Keeping a mindful eye on the road and other drivers are, however, advised.
For discerning travellers, business and tourists alike, we suggest you look at the premium cars on offer, like a BMW model or similar. After all, first impressions last, and we want you to make the best one. You can book a valet or concierge collection service for extra convenience, and off-site rental companies will come and meet you at the airport when you use a service provider not based at the in-terminal car hire at Bucharest Baneasa Airport. If you are not sure which car to choose, we always recommend you choose a make, model or class that is similar to the car you drive at home. Driving in a strange country can be stressful as is, so make it as easy for yourself as possible, we say.
When you rent a car in Romania, the terms and conditions differ regarding driver age and fees, compared to other countries. If you are between 19 and 24 years old, you will have to pay a young driver's fee. However, there is also a fee payable if you are between the ages of 65 and 80, you have to pay a senior driver’s fee. The fee is charged per day, but luckily this fee is capped at a certain amount for the rental duration. Ask at the desk or when making your booking for confirmation and/or explanation. All drivers must also present an IDP in conjunction with their local licence.
Book your rental car at Bucharest Baneasa Airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
FAQs about renting a car at Bucharest Baneasa Airport
All the rental service agencies are located in the hallway that connects the Arrivals and Departures Terminals. To help avoid congestion and lines forming, we suggest only the driver goes to the desk to finalise the rental paperwork.
Make sure you fill up your car according to the policy and take notes of the distances you drive if you have restricted mileage.
Most car rental companies offer a one-way rental or have additional drop-off points at train stations and other airports in Romania. This is perfect for the impulsive traveller, or a sudden change in plans. You may even change your drop-off location during your travels, but you must notify the original rental office in advance. There is normally a surcharge associated with this service.
Within the EU, there are specific border crossing charges that will apply. Ask the service provider to explain these to you. It may also be possible to take your rental to non-EU member states, ask your chosen service provider. However, you need to notify the agency when you book, as your car may need specific insurance or extra registration. Make sure you discuss your requirements in detail, fines can be very heavy, with severe consequences, often arriving many months after you arrive home.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at AbbyCar Car Rentals (₪71/day), Autonom (₪98/day) and FlexWays (₪99/day).
Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Bucharest Baneasa Airport to off-airport locations include ADDCAR RENTAL , Autoboca, Direct Rent, NU Car, and Premium Rent.