While there are suitable options for transport around Lapland and a frequent bus service, hiring a car is the perfect option to enjoy your time in Lapland at its optimism. By renting a car in Lapland, you have the complete freedom to explore the top attractions, venues and landmarks within the region, purely at your own convenience. No matter whether you’re looking for the ideal spot to enjoy the northern lights or you’re looking to enjoy some of the top attractions such as Santa Claus Village, the Arkitkum, Snow Village, Santa Park – the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, Levi, among others, you’ll be spoilt for choice on how you’ll spend your time.
Those that are seeking car hire while in Lapland should expect a variety of conditions, depending on when they are due to travel. Popular for its snowy escapes and impressive views, one can never be too careful when travelling across the roads. Weather conditions in winter tend to change but it’s still very safe. Winter tyres, appropriate equipment and varying speed limits are used to ensure that driving conditions are adequate, meaning there’s no necessary requirement for four-wheel drives or SUVs, however, they are still an acceptable option for travel. These vehicles are also fitted with enough space to store all your winter clothes to keep you warm in the cold conditions.
Renting a car in Lapland can differ in its requirements, depending on which company that you choose to hire from. One of these factors is age. While the minimum age requirement to hire a car is at least 20 years old, those who are under the age of 25 will possibly have to face a young driver’s fee in addition to their booking cost. These drivers will also have had to have held their licence for at least 12 months. While some car companies can accept a minimum age of 20 years old, your specific vehicle choice for your car hire in Lapland can also be age dependent. Luxury vehicles commonly vary in their age requirements and aren't adequate for younger drivers.
Compact (Ford Focus Wagon or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Lapland.
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On average a car hire in Lapland costs R20 721 per week (R2 960 per day).
On average a car hire in Lapland costs R88 806 per month (R2 960 per day).