###Car Hire in Frankfurt This information is correct as of June 2015.
Travelling would be a lot easier when you are in control in getting to places. Why not drive a car instead of chasing public buses and trains? If you want to experience adventure with ease, renting a car is the best option there is.
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###Where to hire a car in Frankfurt Upon arriving in Frankfurt via the city’s airport, seven rent-a-car providers await travellers. These include Alamo, Avis, Buchbiner, Budget, Caro, Enterprise, Europcar, and Global Drive, which are all known rent-a-car companies across Europe. These and other local providers have branches across Frankfurt to cater to you wherever your desired pick-up and drop-off location may be.
Whether you want to drive your own rental car or have a chauffeur tag along with you on your trip, these services are made available by the mentioned rent-a-car providers. Also, do not forget to check promos and discounts especially when you are booking prior to your trip or you might miss out the best deals there are.
Most of the said car hire companies have desks located at the Frankfurt Airport while some are at Terminal 1 and other city landmarks.
###What to expect when hiring a car from Frankfurt While parking spaces are a real problem in Frankfurt, you might still want to consider taking a car with you. Just remember to avoid driving at tourist hot spots like the Sachsenhausen on weekends because of the congested parking areas. Park your vehicle at the right place to keep away from getting towed and getting tickets from the enforcers which will cost you money.
The best option is to stay at the Parkhaus parking garage when you want to enter the central city. Parking fee costs €1 (around 4.21 Malaysian Ringgit) per hour or €8 (around 33.67 Malaysian Ringgit) for the whole day, but is a walking distance to the city proper. You may also take the public transportation from there.
"Parkausweis Nr. X" – where X indicates a number – means you have to park somewhere else other than that area. Most of these marked spaces are reserved for local residents and you will need a permit to stay there for a certain time during the day. Frankfurt also has strict policies to driving under the influence of alcohol and speed limits. When behind the wheel, the only acceptable amount of alcohol would be 0.5 milligrams per millilitre of blood.
###Getting to your destination
The old centre of Frankfurt is a preserved scenic view because of the historic buildings dated back from the 14th and 15th century. It is considered the town hall of the city. From Frankfurt Airport, drive along A5 then towards A67. Follow A67 until you reach L722 in Hockenheim. Exit at 64-Hockenheim coming from A61. Head next to B39 to Martin-Greif-Straße in Römerberg-Dudenhofen, then finally, to Römerberg. The site located right in the city centre of Frankfurt, and can be accessed via Braubachstraße.
Do not miss out the Renaissance Opera Building at the centre of the city—the Alte Opera. Despite the bustling surroundings, the opera house has a calming environment because of its fountains and cafes. Although it is not used for operas anymore, some fancy events are still held there.
An estimated 15-minute drive from the Frankfurt Airport, take the A5 route and A648 going to Theodor-Heuss-Allee/B44/B8. Head to B44 until you reach the Alte Opera. Once you are in the city centre, take Taunusanlage, Junghofstraße, or Reuterweg to get here.
The Commerzbank Tower, or Commerzbank-Arena, is the second highest office building in the whole of Europe. It serves as a beautiful accent to Frankfurt’s metropolis skyline, giving the city a unique moniker—the “Mainhattan.”
Take the A3 route when you are coming from the airport. Continue to A3 then exit in B44. Drive to Otto-Fleck-Schneise until you arrive at the Commerzbank Tower. Located in the city centre, reach Commerzbank on Roßmarkt.