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Car Rental in Macedonia

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Skopje Airport Car Rental
Mini
Fiat Panda or similar
Fiat Panda
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Surprice
$9.88 / per day
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Skopje Airport Car Rental
Economy
VW Polo or similar
VW Polo
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Surprice
$10.14 / per day
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Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Skoda Fabia or similar
Skoda Fabia
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
CITY Rent a Car
$10.14 / per day
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Skopje Airport Car Rental
Economy
Hyundai i20 or similar
Hyundai i20
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Surprice
$10.40 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Skopje Airport Car Rental
Economy
VW Polo or similar
VW Polo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
CITY Rent a Car
$11.79 / per day
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Skopje Airport Car Rental
Economy
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
CITY Rent a Car
$12.67 / per day
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Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Opel Corsa or similar
Opel Corsa
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
CITY Rent a Car
$12.67 / per day
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Downtown Car Rental
Intermediate
Ford Focus STW or similar
Ford Focus STW
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Surprice
$12.92 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 23:36 on 2020-08-07. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Macedonian,
Albanian
Currency
MKD
Country code
389
Average car rental length
4 days
Economy car rental price
$25.14 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 - 70 km/h
31 - 43 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Why rent a car in Macedonia?

Macedonia is a wonderful country to visit by car. Small, yet varied, it offers everything from modern cities to ancient sites, majestic mountains, and rich wildlife. Having your own ride is the best bet to see all of it.

North Macedonia Car Rental

One-way Car Rentals in Macedonia

Here are the most popular one-way rental options for pickup in Macedonia and drop off in another country:

  • From North Macedonia to Kosovo - 99 offers from 22.15 USD per day
  • From North Macedonia to Albania - 34 offers from 36.06 USD per day
  • From North Macedonia to Montenegro - 48 offers from 40.73 USD per day
  • From North Macedonia to Bulgaria - 19 offers from 58.27 USD per day

Top ways to enter North Macedonia

  • Skopje Airport: Macedonia’s main airport, also known as Petrovec Airport, hosts flights to and from many destinations in Europe and the Middle East. Low-cost carrier Wizz Air is the most active airline.
  • Ohrid Airport: Located next to the city and the lake of the same name, Ohrid Airport is mostly active during summers when it offers flights to Istanbul, Vienna, London, Tel Aviv, and more than 10 other destinations.
  • By land: If your rental car provider permits it, it’s possible to rent a car in a neighboring country and then drive to Macedonia. Some large international airports near Macedonia are Thessaloniki Airport in Greece, Sofia Airport in Bulgaria, and Tirana Airport in Albania.

Top cities and places to visit

  • Skopje: Home to many historic landmarks, Macedonia’s capital is also its main cultural, finance, and entertainment hub.
  • Ohrid and Lake Ohrid: A UNESCO World Heritage site, Ohrid is one of Macedonia’s oldest places, first mentioned by the Ancient Greeks. Lake Ohrid, the most biodiverse inland lake on Earth, is sometimes called the Balkan Galapagos for a reason - it is teeming with unique flora and fauna.
  • Bitola: Macedonia’s second city combines its Roman and Ottoman heritage with modern architecture and way of life, and is the main access point for the country’s south.
  • Kruševo: Even higher in the mountains than most other Macedonian cities, Kruševo rightfully boasts about its historical significance, but doesn’t forget to entertain you as it offers great skiing and snowboarding opportunities in winter.
  • The national parks: Wild yet accessible, nature reserves like Galičica National Park, Mavrovo National Park, and Pelister National Park are the best places to learn about and experience Macedonia’s nature.

Most popular rental car

The most picked rental car in Macedonia is the VW Polo, but the Skoda Fabia and the Volkswagen Up are also very popular among travelers.

Crossing Borders

Macedonia is bordered by Kosovo, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, and Albania.  Each of Macedonia’s five neighbors have their own visa policy, so, depending on your citizenship, you may or may not need a visa to enter each country. We strongly advise you to get in touch with your Ministry of Foreign Affairs beforehand to learn about whether you’ll need a visa to enter any of Macedonia’s neighbors. Greece is a member of the Schengen Area, while neither Macedonia nor its other neighbors are part of it.

Some car rental providers allow you to cross national borders and even drop off your car in a different country, while others don’t. If you’d like to cross a national border during your rental period, make sure to check the terms and conditions before booking a car. Learn more about cross-border rentals in our FAQ section.

Most popular types of rental car

The most popular rental car type in Macedonia is Economy, followed by Mini and Compact.

Top driving routes

  • Skopje - Dubrovnik (508 km / 316 mi) In additional to its fascinating history, Croatian city of Dubrovnik is one of the top beach destinations in Europe. Note that, depending on your chosen route, you’ll have to cross two or three national borders, so check with your car rental provider first to make sure they allow it. Also, make sure if you need a visa to visit Croatia and any of the countries that you will have to pass on the way there.
  • Ohrid - Thessaloniki (289 km / 179 mi) The second city of Greece on the Aegean coast can be reached in just a few hours. The drive will take you through fascinating areas of Macedonia like the Pelister National Park and Bitola, as well as Greek towns Ptolemaida and Veria, both worthy destinations in their own right. Note that you’ll have to cross a national border, so check with your car rental provider first to make sure they allow it. Unlike Macedonia, Greece is a member state of the Schengen Area and, depending on your citizenship, you might need a visa to visit.
  • Skopje - Pristina (91 km / 56 mi) The capital of Kosovo is less than two hours drive north from Skopje. One of the up-and-coming travel destinations of Europe, Kosovo is a fascinating place to discover. Note that you’ll have to cross a national border, so check with your car rental provider first to make sure they allow it. Also, make sure whether the citizens of your country need a visa to visit Kosovo.

Car Rental Prices

  • Station wagons - from $56 per day
  • Large cars - from $57 per day
  • Medium cars - from $46 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - from $71 per day
  • Premium cars - from $108 per day
  • Small cars - from $34 per day
  • SUVs - from $72 per day

How can I save money on my rental car?

You can do a number of things to get a good car rental deal in Macedonia:

  • Compare rates of different rental car providers
  • Book your rental car well in advance
  • Plan your route before you go
  • Know your fuel and mileage requirements
  • Visit on the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Macedonia is the cheapest in January when renting a car is about 28% cheaper than the yearly average and about 69% cheaper than in July. Macedonia is charming in winter, too!

Top 3 Most Popular Cities in Macedonia

  1. Car Rental in Skopje from $9.88 per day
  2. Car Rental in Ohrid from $13.49 per day
  3. Car Rental in Bitola from $15.96 per day

Top 5 Most Popular Locations in Macedonia

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Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Macedonia?

The cost of renting a car in Macedonia depends on the time of year. This graph compares price changes from month to month in order to find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Macedonia
$19.90
January
$27.31
February
$27.88
March
$29.11
April
$27.35
May
$35.27
June
$85.99
July
$53.96
August
$42.11
September
$37.70
October
$59.22
November
$59.22
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Macedonia is January — prices start from $19.90 for an Economy class vehicle. This is 53% cheaper than the yearly average and 77% cheaper than renting a car in the month of July (when prices start at $85.99 for a Compact class). This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. The exact price for your trip will depend on the length of your rental and the number of days until your rental period begins. Just enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers.

What’s the average rental length in Macedonia?

The average length differs from month to month. The longest rental periods are in December — an average of 16 days. The shortest are in September — an average of 6 days.
Average Rental Length in Macedonia
8
January
10
February
9
March
11
April
9
May
11
June
8
July
7
August
6
September
10
October
11
November
16
December

What’s the most popular time for renting a car in Macedonia?

Discover Cars users search for cars in a lot of locations daily. We gathered this information in order to analyze car rental popularity in Macedonia. The most popular month is October, while the least popular is December.
Popularity of Car Rental in Macedonia by Monthly Searches
18%
January
20%
February
23%
March
28%
April
35%
May
28%
June
36%
July
28%
August
2%
September
981%
October
2%
November
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Surprice VW Polo 4 1 Small cars
Surprice Hyundai i20 4 1 Small cars
Alamo Opel Corsa 4 1 Small cars
AddCar Skoda Fabia 5 2 Small cars
Alamo Opel Insignia 4 4 Large cars
Surprice Ford Focus STW 5 3 Large cars
Keddy VW Up 5 1 Small cars
Alamo Skoda Rapid 4 1 Medium cars
Alamo Suzuki Alto 4 2 Small cars
Surprice VW Touran 5+2 5 People Carriers/Vans

Top 13 Suppliers in Macedonia in 2020

Keddy
Keddy
Exceptional 9.6
+38978205546
OHRID ST PAUL THE APOSTLE AIRPORT
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
National
National
Exceptional 9.2
78504500
OHRID ST PAUL THE APOSTLE APT, SERVICED BY ENTERPRISE
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.8
78504500
OHRID ST PAUL THE APOSTLE APT, SERVICED BY ENTERPRISE
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
78504500
OHRID ST PAUL THE APOSTLE APT,
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+38975448902
St. Paul the Apostle Airport
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+38978205546
OHRID ST PAUL THE APOSTLE AIRPORT
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
AddCar
AddCar
Excellent 8.5
+38975268030 / +38976453490
P.FAH 134 6000, Ohrid 6000
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.5
78504500
Ohrid St Paul The Apostle Apt
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+38922561847
Petrovec 1043, North Macedonia
Working hours
Mon:09:00-23:59
Tue:09:00-23:59
Wed:09:00-23:59
Thu:09:00-23:59
Fri:09:00-23:59
Sat:09:00-23:59
Sun:09:00-23:59
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+38970262974
Alexander The Great Airport Petrovec Skopje Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
+38923117126 / 3172487251
Airport Alexander The Great
MEX RENT A CAR
MEX RENT A CAR
Very good 7
+38975404030 / +38976420444
Airport "Alexander the Great", Skopje 1000
Working hours
Mon:00:01-23:59
Tue:00:01-23:59
Wed:00:01-23:59
Thu:00:01-23:59
Fri:00:01-23:59
Sat:00:01-23:59
Sun:00:01-23:59
Surprice
Surprice
Good 6
+38975356688
St. Paul The Apostle Airport P.O.Box 134 Ohrid 6000

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