Car Rental is as popular in Lithuania as it is in the other countries of the European Union. You can rent a car in many car renting firms in Vilnius, Kaunas, Klipeda, Palanga and other cities and towns of Lithuania. There is a law in force in all the Baltic countries according to which you can rent a car in Lithuania and travel in it to Latvia and Estonia and leave it in the local car renting firm of the country you are in.
As a rule the average price of car rental in Lithuania is about 30- 80 Eur according to the season, the terms of insurance, the place and the model of a car. There are usually German and Japanese cars. The most popular are Volkswagen, Opel, Suzuki, Toyota.
Many car rental companies or firms organize the delivery of cars to any place in Lithuania and they have their own Internet sites where you can fill a form and reserve a car in advance. There are car renting firms at the airports of Vilnius, Kaunas, Palanga. You may rent a car with a driver if you wish.
While renting a car you should pay attention to the terms of insurance. They are different in different companies. In some cases if you are guilty of an accident a firm can make you pay 50% of the insurance sum. You should be aware of the sort of petrol used in your car, the absence of damages and know the telephone of emergency.
The largest car renting companies in Lithuania are International Holdings Europcar and Litinterp. But the renting terms of small local companies are often more profitable.
While driving a car you should pay attention to the traffic rules. They are rather strict in Lithuania. If you exceed the speed limit or drive a car while being drunk you may not only pay fine, but go to prison.