Slovenia Driving Advice and Car Hire Info

Driving in Slovenia-

Slovenia has a good, well maintained system of roads between all major towns. Even roads in rural areas are generally in good condition. Roads are generally well signed and driving standards are high, though they may tend towards the Southern European driving style of speeding and tailgating in areas near the Italian border. Slovenia has strict rules on deployment of winter equipment on cars between November and March. Check with the rental company that your vehicle is adequately covered with winter tyres etc. Slovenia has a ‘vignette’/ permit system for motorways , so again you should check with the rental company that your car has the necessary vignette.

Slovenia car rental –

Sixt, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, National,Avis, Budget, Thrifty,  Dollar,  all operate in Slovenia. Also usually features on Car rental broker sites such as Argus Car Rental and Web discount sites such as or Expedia

These are some local companies –

Slovenia Self Drive Rules –

Most of the big companies allow driving in most western European countries but there are restrictions on many Eastern European destinations plus Greece and Ireland with certain companies. There are also restrictions from most companies on taking cars into Serbia and Bosnia.

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