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Salzburg car hire - hire car for the skiing holiday in Austria

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The city of Salzburg is located in Austria, on the border of Germany approximately 84 miles from Munich.

Salzburg is one of the best known Austrian towns in the Alps and is among other things famous for its baroque-architecture and the Salzburg-scenes from The Sound of Music.

Salzburg airport is in a central location in the south west part of Salzburg and is in German also known as W.A. Mozart Airport, named after the famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who is Salzburg’s most famous son.

Car hire in Salzburg has a specific relevance to those travelling to go skiing in Austria.

Salzburg airport is close to the ski resorts Bad Gastein-Ski Amade (62 miles), Zell am See (62 miles), Innsbruck (112 miles), Kitzbühel (43 miles), Kitzsteinhorn-Kaprun (65 miles), Flachau-Ski amade (47 miles), St. Johann-Alpendorf (40 miles), Obertauern (59 miles) to name a few.

See also map of Austria (will open as a pdf)

Cheap car hire in Salzburg airport
There is a large selection of hire providers in Salzburg airport, including Avis Rent A Car, Buchbinder Rent A Car, Europcar, Hertz Car Rental, Sixt, Sunny Car, Megadrive and Weekrent.

In Salzburg airport the hire companies are situated in the nearby large parking complex (ground floor). See also a map of Salzburg airport terminal 1 and terminal 2.

Small estate vehicles (Peugeot 207 or similar) for the skiing holiday are available from £161 for a week’s rental in Austria.

If you require a larger vehicle for your skiing holiday, a Ford Mondeo or VW Passat estate (or similar) can usually be hired during the Austrian ski season for about £294 per week.

If you require a regular sized vehicle, it is possible to hire a Ford Focus Estate equivalent from as little as £254 per week in Salzburg.

Please note that when hiring a vehicle in Austria additional cost for hiring optional extras must be added to the price. This includes snow tires, snow chains, ski rack etc. The prices for the optional extras can be found on page two of the booking procedure when booking a hire vehicle using the Cartrawler- search engine (before entering the credit card details)

Fly to Salzburg Austria from 8 different UK Airports
You can fly to Salzburg from Birmingham (BHX), Bristol (BRS), Manchester (MAN), Newcastle (NCL) with Thomson Airways. From London Gatwick (LGW) with British Airways and Thomson Airways, From Southampton (SOU) with Flybe and from Exeter (EXT) with Niki.

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Salzburg car hire - hire car for the skiing holiday in Austria
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Published: Tuesday, May 31 2011
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