Car Hire Oslo
Car hire in OsloOslo, the capital city of Norway, is situated on the southern coast in the Oslofjord. The city is known for its luscious green areas and famous museums. It’s a city which has undergone significant change in recent years with a lot of new buildings and architecture emerging.
Make sure you take the time to visit Oslo's opera and ballet house which is located in the district of Bjorvika. In that area you’ll also find the barcode project, a series of high multi-purpose buildings which have changed the local landscape.
In Oslo there is so much to explore if you are a fan of art - from Van Gogh to Munch - whose creations are incidentally often confused with each other.
Discover Oslo with a rental car from Avis. When you arrive at Oslo Gardermoen Airport, you can pick up your Avis hire car directly at the airport – leaving the city of Oslo in easy reach.
Explore Oslo's sightsIn Oslo there is so much to discover and to see. The Viking Ship Museum, which is located in Bygdøyeit, invites you to discover the history of the Vikings. Other museum highlights include the Vigeland Museum which exhibits sculptures by Gustav Vigeland - and the Kon Tikki or Fram Museum also have so much to offer.
Make sure your to do list includes Froger Park, the most visited tourist attraction and the largest park in Oslo. In Froger Park you can find the famous Vigeland sculpture conditioning at the southern end of the Frogner Manor - and in the very middle of the area lies Vigeland Sculpture Park, which was created by the sculptor Gustav Vigeland.
The Oslofjord in Norway forms the entrance to Oslo and is a busy waterway. Enjoy a boat tour and fall in love with the small islands, the houses and the beautiful scenery. The fjords offer you the opportunity to try kayaking, fishing, and sailing.
The three islands Gressholmen, Rambergøya and Heggholmen are interconnected and offer beautiful swimming opportunities, as well as great sunbathing stops.
So book your Avis rental car today, and enjoy all that Oslo has to offer.
Norwegian road rulesWhich Side of the Road?
In Norway, please drive on the right side of the road.
Unique Country Driving Laws
Winter tyres are mandatory between November and April.
Give way to traffic approaching from the right, road priority is indicated by a yellow diamond.
Trams always have right of way.
In Oslo, electric vehicles are allowed to use bus lanes.
Dipped headlights must be used day and night.
For a standard Avis rental vehicle with no trailers:
- Urban areas: 31 mph (50 km/h)
- Rural areas: 55 mph (90 km/h)
- Motorways: 80 mph (110km/h)
Child Safety / Seatbelt Laws
It is compulsory for all inside the vehicle to wear a seatbelt.
All Children must be seated in an appropriate child restraint for their size.
Children under 4 must be fitted in a rear-facing child seat.
Please note - It is the child’s parent / guardian or vehicle renter’s responsibility to fit the child seat.