Right Cars is the most affordable rental car agency in Latvia, with prices found for as low as $21 per day in some areas of the country. Comparatively, the average price to rent a car in Latvia is $38 per day.
If you plan on traveling to Latvia and renting a car, then keep in mind that Auto 5 is the car rental agency with the most locations. You are likely to find one of their 12 country-wide locations either at your destination airport or somewhere in the city center. Auto 5 tends to have locations in the top must-see cities across Latvia. Riga, for example, has 8 Auto 5 locations.
Drivers in Latvia, including drivers visiting from foreign countries, are required to travel on the right. Keep in mind that driving on the opposite side can lead to both a traffic violation and serious accidents.
The road network in Latvia has been scored 3.3 for its quality (1 lowest, 7 highest). This puts it at 95 in the world out of 137 other countries. Roads will vary significantly within the country’s different regions, so use scores as a rough guide or reference for comparison.
0.05% is the legal BAC limit in Latvia. Any higher and you will be considered driving under the influence and may receive monetary fines, license restrictions, and other penalties. Keep in mind that you must also be at least 18 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages, and it is not recommended to operate a motor vehicle under the influence.
32% of momondo users preferred to rent a Economy when visiting Latvia, making it the most popular type of car to rent in the country. Although rental car prices in Latvia will vary by city and rental agency, you can expect to pay an average of $18 per day for a Economy.
Gasoline in Latvia costs $5.91 per gallon as of last week. If you plan on renting a car in Latvia, then set aside a budget for the cost of gas based on how much driving you imagine doing. If you aren’t set on renting a car in Latvia, then consider Kuwait. Gasoline prices there are some of the cheapest in the world at $1.32 per gallon as of last week. Hong Kong is another great place to visit and rent a car, but keep in mind that gas prices can be expensive at around $9.35 per gallon.