Economy (Fiat Panda or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Slovenia.
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On average a car hire in Slovenia costs R3 125 per week (R446 per day).
On average a car hire in Slovenia costs R13 394 per month (R446 per day).
You will need to drive on the right-hand side of the road when you rent a car in Slovenia. The roads are well-maintained and signposted in the majority of the country, with several toll roads that require tickets (vignettes). You can buy these tickets at petrol stations or at border crossings. During the winter months, from Nov. 15 to Mar. 15, your rental car must be fitted with winter tires or snow chains.
If you plan to rent a car in Slovenia, the minimum age for drivers is 21 years old, and renters must have had a valid driving license for at least a year previously, although this may vary based on car category. If you are under 25 years old, there will be a surcharge. You must either carry a valid EU or international driving license to rent a car.
In Slovenia, you will find that the average price of petrol is 1.33 € ($1.51) per liter, which is equivalent to $5.70 per gallon. Petrol prices are regulated by the government everywhere, except at highway petrol stations. You will find plenty of petrol stations around the country, usually located every 30 km (18 mi) along highways. They open 24h a day and offer pay-at-pump and self-service.
Before you drive on Slovenian roads, you need to be aware of the national speed limits. In residential areas, the speed limit is 50 km/h (31 mph), and on national roads, you can travel at speeds between 90 km/h (56 mph) and 110 km/h (68 mph). On highways, the maximum speed limit is 130 km/h (80 mph).