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Cheap Car Rentals in Sweden

Rent a Car in Sweden

A cheap car rental in Sweden is one of the best ways to take in this fascinating country, especially considering the extensive ferry system that exists.  Take a trip to the medieval town of Visby, or tour Gamla Stan, the old town of Stockholm. Tour the extensive Swedish coastline or head inland and experience the charm of a small village. Kemwel offers cheap car rental locations throughout Sweden, so picking up a car rental is never a problem. Many inexpensive car types are available for your convenience. Book in advance to save on flights to Sweden.

Tour with a Cheap Rental Car in Sweden

Sweden is full of activity for every type of traveler. With forests, lakes, mountains and coastline, outdoor adventure is one of the top reasons people visit Sweden. Hike King's Trail and enjoy magnificent views of the country from the top of some of the highest peaks.  Rent a car in Kiruna  high above the Arctic Circle, and revel in the natural grandeur of the Northern Lights. Climb mountains in the summer and ski in the winter. From camping and canyoning to ice climbing and snowboarding, Sweden is an outdoor lover's dream. For those who enjoy the city life, an abundance of shopping, eclectic dining, museums, and history grace the cities. Explore the metropolitan atmosphere of Stockholm, or the hip nightlife in Gothenburg. Shop the trend-setting fashion of the Malmo boutiques. Take in all these sights and more from your cheap car rental in Sweden. For questions about driving in Sweden please visit Kemwel's helpful driving information page.

Cheap Car Rental in Sweden with Kemwel

Explore the castles and folklore of the Swedish countryside in your affordable Kemwel rental. Book a cheap Kemwel rental car online and take advantage of our great service and world class partners such as Europcar. If you have questions about the rental process please visit our frequently asked questions page. Kemwel representatives are also available to speak with customers toll free, at +1-877-820-0668 anytime between Monday to Friday from 2 a.m. to 9  p.m. and Saturday to Sunday from  8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Book online or call today and reserve your Swedish rental. Additional rental options are also available in the nearby Baltic region between Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Sweden Driving Overview

General Information
Sweden is a beautiful country offering a unique one of a kind experience to all who visit. Sweden has one of the most dramatic natural landscapes in the world filled with towering snowcapped mountains, pristine crystal clear lakes and heavily wooded forests. Its cities are packed with a unique combination of historic and modern day architecture, five star restaurants and world-class accommodations. With so many wonderful things to see and do, a cheap car rental arranged by Kemwel is the only way to truly see it all. Kemwel likes for its clients to be as informed as possible before traveling let alone driving in an unfamiliar country. Below you will find a list of important things to keep in mind when renting and driving a vehicle in Sweden.

In order to rent a vehicle in Sweden you must be at least 18 years old, however the minimum age may vary depending on car category. You must have had your driver’s license for at least one year and it must be in the English language or accompanied by an International Drivers License. All vehicle occupants must wear a seatbelt at all times. Children who are under the age of 7 years must be placed in a child seat that is appropriate for their age and weight. Headlights must be turned on at all times, you could be fined as a result of not doing so.

Speed Limits
Swedish speed limits are: city 50 km/h (31mph), major roads 70 km/h (43mph) and highways 90 km/h (55 mph) or 110 km/h (68 mph). In congested areas a lower speed limit of 30 km/h (18mph) applies. Please abide by posted speed limit signs at all times.

Rules of the Road
Vehicles travel on the right hand side of the street and all vehicles must have a warning triangle that is to be placed 50-100 meters behind the vehicle when pulled to the side of the road and in need of assistance.

Gas and Diesel
You will find most gas stations are open from 7am to 10pm.

The Stockholm congestion charge is the only toll in Sweden. Those driving in central Stockholm between the hours of 6:30am to 6:30pm will be subject to a toll ranging from $1.25-2.50USD each time with a max of approx 10 USD per day.

Metered on street parking is very popular throughout Swedish cities and usually takes place only on the right hand side of the street unless otherwise indicated.

Sweden Rental Car Insurance Information

General Information
When traveling and renting a vehicle in an unfamiliar place it is always a good idea to find out what the insurance requirements are for vehicle rentals in that specific country. When renting a car with Kemwel in the Sweden your rate will include any mandatory insurance necessary.

All of our rental rates in the Sweden will include third party liability and fire insurance. In the Sweden CDW and theft protection are optional and can be added to your rental at anytime prior to the pick up of your rental vehicle. In the event CDW and Theft are declined in order to take advantage of coverage offered by your credit card Kemwel asks for you to contact your credit card company to learn the specifics of your insurance coverage. Insurance details specific to your rental will print in the terms and conditions area of your rental voucher.

At this time we at Kemwel would like for you to take a moment to read about the following insurance guidelines that may apply to car rentals in the Sweden

Required Coverage
Fire and third party liability insurance is required for all rentals taking place in Sweden. For your benefit Kemwel has included both forms of insurance on all basic rental rates in Sweden. Third party liability insurance provides an unlimited amount of coverage for damages to property or injury to people outside of the rental vehicle. Fire insurance provides an unlimited amount of coverage for the rental vehicle in the event of a fire.

Optional Coverage
For rentals commencing in Sweden collision damage waiver (CDW) andtheft protection are optional, however Kemwel includes these two forms of insurance in all inclusive rental rates in Sweden. Most rental suppliers that we work with in Sweden will have a deductible that you are responsible for that can range from approximately $260-$880 USD for CDW and $195-$880 USD for theft. Personal accident insurance is available locally for about $4 USD per day and provides approximately $580 USD worth of death and disability coverage for the driver.

Rental Restrictions in Sweden

General Information
Most all of the vehicles rented in Sweden through Kemwel have the ability to travel through most Western European countries without any restrictions. Certain vehicle categories due to insurance regulations may have restrictions; these categories include luxury vehicles, large vans and automatics. When thinking about renting a vehicle it is always best to make sure you are selecting the proper vehicle for your travel itinerary. Please feel free to contact us toll free at 1 877 820 0668 and our friendly staff will be glad to answer any questions you may have.

Restricted Countries
Vehicles rented in Sweden through Kemwel cannot travel into the following countries: Albania, Bosnia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey and the Ukraine. Some specific vehicle categories may also be prohibited from travel into Italy.

One-Way Rentals
In Sweden domestic one-way rentals are available; many one-way rentals will have an additional fee to be paid locally. International one ways are also available and will incur a fee. Not all vehicles are allowed and minimum rental lengths may apply.

Useful Terms for Travelers to Sweden

  • Diesel - diesel
  • Parking - parkering
  • Highway - strak
  • Exit - aufart
  • Entrance - entre
  • Detour - omvag
  • Hospital - lasarett
  • Police - polis
  • Police station - polis station
  • Embassy - ambassad