Car Rentals Have Age Restrictions

Did you know that Finland does not rent cars to adults over the age of 97? Perhaps that’s not a problem for you – yet.

It seems that it wasn’t all that long ago, when we were concerned about the age that we had to be to rent a car! Surprise, we’re now at the other end of the spectrum. If your travel plans this Fall include leasing a car in different areas of the world, it will save much time and heartache if you take a moment to check the age restrictions in different countries. A good source of information can be found at

For the European countries, a detailed list can be found at You’ll find that Croatia doesn’t rent to adults over 70, but even prior to that young age, they’re apt to slap on an additional charge if they determine age is a factor.

There are options however. Should you find that you’re not in the appropriate age range while in Europe, there’s always the Eurail pass that will whisk you through many of countries. Private drivers can also be found in many countries of the world. To find if one is available at your destination, log onto

Don’t leave it to chance and be disappointed. Go online to be sure that you are “age-qualified” if your plans include a car rental.


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