Car Hire Locations in Austria
When you book your low-cost Austrian car hire with ArgusRentals.com you can be assured that you will be receiving the cheapest rates for car rental in Austria. Argus Rentals searches and compares the prices of 800 well-known and independent car hire agents, so you're able to pick up the lowest priced options any time you need a hire car.
Our pick up locations in Austria are vast and include places like Amstetten, Graz Airport, Vienna Airport, Salzburg Airport, Linz and many more. While touring the country we suggest you rent a smaller, more fuel friendly vehicle which is suited to exploring the must see sites of your choice. Our fleet also contains a wide variety of luxury models. Bear in mind that the potential for there to be snow on the roads in winter months is quite high, so consider a 4-wheel drive vehicle or a vehicle with snow tires.
5 reasons to holiday in Austria:
- Skiing: Austria is truly a paradise for skiers with thousands of kilometres of well-prepared ski fields on offer. Ski resorts cater to all levels of skiers.
- Horse riding: Many hotels offer horses to go riding, so make your holiday special and explore the beautiful landscape in a different way.
- Crystal-clear lakes: Take in the awesome scenery at one of Austria's famously beautiful lakes, or go for a swim; the country has won several awards for its amazing water quality.
- The floating opera: Austria has many opera performances in all the major towns and cities, but for one with a difference take a drive to Bregenz with its St Martinstrum, the biggest floating stage for opera productions on the globe!
- Austrian wine: Tour through one of Austria's wine-growing regions and sample some of the country’s best wines.
A handy guide to Austria:
Austria is rich in history and culture, stunning architecture, beautiful locations, age-old traditions and fun activities that are distinct to the area. Even though it is the winter sports capital of Europe, it is just as popular with summer tourists who visit all the historic cities, quaint villages and take in the magnificent scenery of the Alps.
Some of the must see sites include Hohensalzburg Castle, the Hofburg Imperial Palace, Schönbrunn Palace and the Great Ferris Wheel Prater, in Vienna. The Schlossberg Grazand its impressive Clock Tower is the landmark of Graz, Austria’s second largest city. Just opposite the imperial palace in Hofburg you will find theMuseum of Fine Arts at the Ringstrasse, which was originally constructed in 1891 to showcase all the collections of the imperial family. In modern times it is still considered to be one of the major museums to show the eminent works of world famous artists like Bruegel, Rembrandt, Dürer and Vermeer.
During the wintertime Austria becomes one of Europe's major holiday destinations for winter sports enthusiasts. The Austrian Alps span across 60 percent of the country's surface area and there are over 800 resorts to enjoy unlimited fun in the snow during the holidays. But skiing is not the only thing you can do in the Alps; in Austria hiking and mountain climbing have become very popular and offer visitors the ultimate hiking experience.
With hospitable hosts, fine wine and food, entertaining music, pubs, clubs and numerous places to dance, holidaymakers will never be bored in Austria after the sun sets. The city of Vienna has a lively nightlife and is famous around the world for loads of great nightspots and clubs. Graz, Salzburg and Linz are also popular cities for night owls
Vienna, the capital of Austria, is also well known for its art, culture and music. Austria was the birthplace and home of various world famous composers including Johann Strauss, Mozart, Schubert and finally Ludwig van Beethoven. There are also many churches and monasteries in Vienna dating back hundreds of years with a whole mix of styles due to the various alterations that have been made to each throughout the years. Those interested in architecture will be spoilt for choice!
The Austrian shops have anything and everything for everyone! Major fashion brands, which are popular all over the world, are available in all the malls and departmental stores in Austria’s major cities. Regardless if you are doing a bit of window-shopping or bargain hunting, the shops in Austria are ideal to spend an entire day browsing. The longest shopping mall in Austria is called the Mariahilfer Straße and is located in Vienna. Austria is also known for its vineyards and visitors can sample offerings from several local wine producers during a tour of their