Things to consider when renting a car in Holland

Are you visiting the Netherlands soon and planning on renting a car when you go there? That is a very good idea, but there are a few things you should consider when renting a car in Holland. In this blog, we will tell you all about those things, so be sure to read on ahead. 


The Dutch roads are well set up and properly maintained. You will very rarely encounter potholes or rough roads, unless you plan on driving through the pastures the country is known for, which you should not. This means that there is not really any need for a big sturdy vehicle, unless you have a lot of luggage or passengers. In addition, parking spaces can be a bit small compared to say the USA or other similar countries. Keep this in mind when considering the size of your rental car.

Type of car

There are many different types of cars, as you probably know. Most Dutch people drive manual, so if you want an automatic car you should be very clear about this to your rental company to make sure you will be renting an automatic and not a manual vehicle.

Your personal preferences

If there are any personal preferences, such as heated seats or an aversion to yellow cars, you should make them known to your rental company as well. This way, you will surely get the right car for you.


Use a car rental comparison Holland tool to make sure you don’t pay too much! These can be found all over the internet and are very easy to use. They will let you know which company will rent you the car you like for the best price. This way you will prevent ever paying too much for your rental car.

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