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Frequently asked questions
Traveling around Helsinki doesn’t have to break the bank, with daily car rental prices starting at just $17 within the past seven days.
The rental car counters at Vantaa Airport (HEL) are located at the service desk in the corridor between Terminals 1 and 2. Here you can grab a set of wheels at Budget, Sixt or Enterprise. Europcar and Hertz also provide some amazing deals.
Lock in your ride without paying in advance with our Book Now Pay Later option. When you go to collect your car in Helsinki, simply have whoever’s driving hand over a valid credit card to pay in full. The car rental company will also place a hold on your card in the amount of the deposit. It’s a terrific way to help you manage your budget and give you more payment flexibility. Prepayment applies to some cheaper car rental deals. Expedia search results will display if a car is eligible for “pay at pickup.”
Scan over the rental policy to be sure, but almost all prepaid rentals will receive a full refund if you notify us a minimum of six hours prior to pickup. There are some exemptions though. Your itinerary will have more info, or just jump onto our Customer Service Portal.
Slide behind the wheel of a compact vehicle in Helsinki and you’ll be in good company. The most sought-after type of rental car, these rides are cost-effective, good on gas and a snap to park. With a compact vehicle, you’ll easily navigate busy city streets. Alternatively, you can think big. Check out our range of larger rental models including full-size, intermediate and premium. However you want to roll, we’ll have your perfect ride.
Helsinki has lots to offer — but there’s even more to explore farther afield. Get comfortable behind the wheel of a rental car and you can drive around the region at your own pace. Make room in your itinerary for these amazing spots:
Tampere is 99 miles (160 km) away and has tons to keep you on the hop. To begin with, there’s Tampere Hall, Stockmann and Moomin Museum. Your toughest decision here will be choosing what to see first!
No Helsinki road trip is complete without exploring Turku, around 99 miles (160 km) from Helsinki. Stay a few days to check out Turku Castle, Turku Cathedral and Turku Market Square before continuing your adventure.
Imatrankoski Rapids, some 149 miles (240 km) from Helsinki, is a terrific place to take a break from being on the road. Pack a picnic lunch or just enjoy the great outdoors.
With loads of experience finding the best prices for travelers around the world, Expedia is the ideal place to rent your vehicle. We’ve got suppliers in Helsinki to choose from, offering everything from small and zippy models to roomy, full-size rides. Why not combine your car with your hotel and flights and save even more? From our vacation packages to our member prices and exclusive offers, Expedia will get you in the driver’s seat for less.
Expedia makes it quick and easy to compare prices, offers and rental providers, and to check customer reviews. Bundle your Helsinki car rental with flight or hotel bookings and you can make even bigger savings.
Drivers aged 20 and above can hit the highway in Helsinki in a rental vehicle. If you’re a young driver, a daily surcharge applies. You’ll usually be restricted to a few car categories, such as economy and mid-size, and may also have to take out an all-inclusive insurance rate. Always enter the correct age of the main driver when booking to find out if any restrictions or surcharges apply.
A current driver’s license and a credit card in the same name are essentials. Don’t want to take out the company’s insurance plan? Then there’s a good chance you’ll also need proof of your own coverage. Rules may differ between suppliers, so read through your policy.
Visitors from the U.S. will feel quite at home zipping around Helsinki — motorists here drive on the right side.
You can go road-tripping around Helsinki with a valid U.S. license. But for peace of mind, obtain an International Driving Permit before you take off. It’s an additional handy form of identification to have while you’re traveling.
According to prices found within the past seven days, the lowest daily rate for a cheap car rental in Helsinki was just $17. The next best price was $18 per day.
Whether you’re planning to stick around Helsinki or explore what’s beyond, you can book a long-term rental with Expedia. Enter your trip dates and pick-up/drop-off locations and we’ll help you find the best long-term car rental deals.
If you’re a young driver hoping to book a rental in Helsinki, you’ll need to check the policies of the car rental companies you’re interested in. Some may rent to drivers under 25, some may not. There may be additional costs if you’re between 21 and 24 years of age. To avoid any unwanted surprises on pickup, make sure you know what to expect.
For a secure, stress-free road trip, add Expedia’s collision protection to your car rental reservation. This insurance covers your ride against vandalism, accident damage and theft. It also provides customers with 24/7 emergency help in times of need. Opt in to this insurance while finalizing your Helsinki ride with Expedia and save time and money at the rental counter.