Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Amsterdam car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Amsterdam.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Amsterdam car rental.
Some car rental companies in Amsterdam which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Europcar, Alamo and Enterprise
On average a hire car in Amsterdam costs AED 236 per day.
The average price of fuel in Amsterdam is AED 30.27 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between AED 363 and AED 484, depending on the car size.
Economy (Fiat Panda or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Amsterdam.
Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Schiphol airport to off-airport locations include Sixt, GREEN MOTION, Goldcar Rental SP, Europcar, Alamo, Enterprise, Ace, Hertz, Avis and Budget.
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
A Economy car rental in Amsterdam costs AED 76 per day, on average.
A Compact car rental in Amsterdam costs AED 128 per day, on average.
A Intermediate car rental in Amsterdam costs AED 183 per day, on average.
In Amsterdam, cars are most frequently hired at Ace Schipholweg 275 (9 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Amsterdam costs AED 1,651 per week (AED 236 per day).
On average a car hire in Amsterdam costs AED 7,074 per month (AED 236 per day).
Because Amsterdam is full of several public transport routes and features many narrow streets, it’s wise to rent a smaller car. The most popular car to rent is an economy one, as it’s the perfect size for parking and is the most economical choice in the event you get stuck in Amsterdam’s traffic. Plus, if you want to venture out of the city, Holland is very compact, so you won’t be doing many miles in your hire car.
Within the urban areas of Amsterdam, drivers will see a maximum speed limit of 31 mph, increasing to 50 mph as you get further away from built-up areas. The speed limit for the expressways, or autowegen, is 62 mph and 81 mph on the snelwegen. The speed limits on Dutch motorways may vary according to how busy it is and the time of day. If you see a green arrow on the matrix sign above the road, you can use this as an express lane.
Due to the high taxes in the Netherlands, the cost of petrol is among the highest in the world. Amsterdam also has higher petrol prices than the national average. When you fill up your hire car, you can expect to pay around €1.70 for a liter as opposed to €1.68 in the rest of the Netherlands. This is about $7.30 per US gallon. Because petrol prices vary from station to station, you should try to fill up in the city center rather than on the snelwegen.
Amsterdam has various parking options, depending on your budget and how central you want to be. In the city center, you can choose to make use of the digital parking system and park in a street-side space using a credit card. You can expect to be charged €5.00 ($5.67) per hour or up to €45 ($51) per day. If you want long-term and safer parking, you can find many garages located around the city. Park and Ride is another, cheaper option if you’re traveling from the outskirts of Amsterdam.