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Car rental Berlin
Car rental Berlin


Since 1990 Berlin once again has become the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany, after the reunification of East and West Germany. Since then the city center ("Mitte") has gone through a metamorphosis. Around the Potsdamer Platz, buildings with a daring and modern architecture arose. There are also many theaters, shops, movie theaters and restaurants.


Berlin has almost 3.5 million inhabitants and is therefore, by far, the largest city in Germany (larger than numbers 2 and 3, Hamburg and Munich, together).


The city lies in the northeast of Germany, about 70 kilometers west of the border with Poland. It is an extensive city, 38 kilometers from north to south and 45 kilometers from east to west. The Spree River flows straight across Berlin.


Since Berlin once again became capital and parliament and the ministries were moved from Bonn to Berlin, the employment in the public sector has increased tremendously. Large companies such as Siemens and Deutsche Bahn have their headquarters in Berlin. Furthermore the city's economy is mainly based on services, growth sectors are media, advertising and IT & communication technology.

Berlin is an important research & development center, the 'Science & Business Park' in Adlershof is one of the largest in the world. Many international congresses and fairs are also organized, the Internationale Congres Centrum ICC is Europe's largest.

Tourism is of great importance for the local economy. The city attracts about 17 million visitors per year and is therewith the third most visited city in Europe, after London and Paris.


The most important airport, Tegel International Airport, lies on the northwest of the city. On the southeast of Berlin is the airport Schönefeld. The former will be extended massively in order to become the city's new international airport by 2011, the airport will then be renamed into Berlin Brandenburg International Airport.

The small city airport Tempelhof was closed in October 2008.

Public transport

Berlin has an excellent public transport network of buses, street cars, subways and trains. Most visitors mainly use the subway network, the U-Bahn. The subways are fast and comfortable to travel to all the city's places of interest.

The S-Bahn is the city railway that consists of 3 lines, from east to west, and from north to south and a beltway (Ringbahn).

Although U-Bahn and S-Bahn stations are often displayed together on maps, in reality these stations are separated.

Traffic and parking

Although Berlin, just like other big cities, is troubled by traffic jams during morning and evening rush hours, it is quite easy to drive around the city to discover it. Berlin has a closed network of highways and throughways and the city's places of interest are well indicated on the signs.

The city center is an 'Umweltzone' (low emission zone), where you can only drive around with a specific sticker on the windshield. Parking in the streets is possible, but rather expensive, it is better to park your car in a parking garage.


After the city's reunification many hotels were built in Berlin. Therefore there is ample choice and the hotel rates are favorable compared to other European capitals. There are many four and five-star hotels to offer, besides these there are cheaper guesthouses and bed & breakfasts, and the budget travelers can go to the youth hostels ('Jugendherbergen') and regular hostels.

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Frequently asked questions

Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours). Which car rental companies are compared by EasyTerra Car Rental? at this location
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