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Hire a car in Sweden with DriveNow

Compare pricing and find the best deal on car hire in Sweden There are myriad reasons to visit Sweden. If the characteristic Swedish design style wasn't enough, the country is also home to stunning northern landscapes, cosmopolitan cities, Viking lore, fascinating Northern wildlife, historic towns and a unique culture. Visit Stockholm's buzzing streets, head out to the gorgeous countryside, or go up north to discover this history of the Sami people. Whatever you want to see while you're here, you'll need to hire a car in Sweden to see it all.

Luckily for you, DriveNow allows you to compare the rental rates of leading car hire companies so you get the best deal. After you've done your research, all you have to do is make your reservation and head to Sweden!

So why DriveNow?

  • Price - With DriveNow, you can run a quick and easy comparison on the rental rates of various companies.
  • Free Service - DriveNow offers a free service - you won't be charged any additional cash for making your reservation.
  • Trusted Suppliers - We work with some of the top car hire companies in the world. You can rest assured your vehicle is backed by a reputable vendor with numerous locations.
  • Immediate booking confirmation lets you rest assured your rental is reserved in your name and at the rate booked.
  • Lowest price guarantee.
  • Trust and Experience
  • - We've been doing this for a long time. In fact, DriveNow has been getting travellers the biggest bang for their buck for more than 10 years.
  • How can I get the very best deal?
  • Reserve your car early! We cannot stress how important it is to reserve your car hire and lock in your rental rate. This will keep your cost low and give you peace of mind knowing you car is reserved. The busy season in Sweden tends to run from June to August, so if you're planning to travel here during those times, you'd be wise to book as far in advance as possible.

Common Questions

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Sweden?

In Sweden, you must be at least 18 years of age to rent and drive a car. However, be sure to check with your rental company to see if any fees apply to drivers under 26.

What kind of driving licence do I need?

If you have a valid driving licence in at home, you can use it to drive in Sweden. You may want to get an International Driving Permit (IDP) for your own peace of mind. IDPs are available through your home country's automobile association.

Must I wear a seatbelt when driving a car in Sweden?

Yes. All passengers must wear seatbelts.

You should also be aware that you must abide by a 2-second gap period when driving behind another person. This means that you should be no closer than 2 seconds' worth of driving time to the other car's rear bumper.

What do I need to know about driving with children?

It is the driver's responsibility to ensure that all children under the age of 15 are wearing a seatbelt while riding in the car. Additionally, children less than 4 ft. 6 i. must be seated in a child restraint system.

Car hire payment

You must pay for your Sweden car hire with a valid card. Have your credit card information ready when you come to pick up your car rental.

Excess insurance options

Taking out travel insurance that covers car hire damage is often an affordable way to make sure you don't get hit with fees in the case of an accident. You might also opt to take out a Collision Damage Waiver, though this tends to be a bit more expensive.