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Finland Getting Around

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Getting around in Finland

Whether you go with your own car, rent a car, or go by plane, here you will find all practical information about transport in Finland.

Car hire

Rental locations

  • Cars can be rented at airports and in the cities.

Book a rental car

  • The rates can vary greatly per season and per provider. Booking in advance can be cheaper: carhirecompany.com

Requirements

  • Drivers license
  • Often the driver must have been in possession of the driving license for at least 1 year.

Age

  • The driver must usually be 19 years old.
  • Sometimes the age limit is lower or higher depending on the rental company and type of car.
  • Drivers under the age of 25 often have to pay a young driver surcharge.
  • Please note that there may be a maximum age of 80 years.

Guarantee

  • A car can only be rented with a credit card (with pin code) in the name of the main driver. Cash is rarely accepted as a deposit.
  • Debit cards (debit cards, debit cards), prepaid cards, rechargeable or virtual credit cards or other payment cards with no numbers and letters stamped (tactile embossing) are usually not accepted.

Particularities

Winter equipment

  • In winter, check that the rental car has the correct winter equipment. The use of winter tires is mandatory from December 1 to March 1, but this period can be brought forward or extended.

Plane

Major airport

National airline

Particularities

  • In case of cancellation, overbooking, delay or luggage problems, you can rely on European Regulation 261/2004.