Basel Airport car hire is fully available from the EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - which gives easy access to the motorway. Although further from the major Swiss ski resorts than other airports, Basel can often offer either cheaper tickets, or greater availability in peak periods. Andermatt and Engelberg are within an hour and a half given good conditions. Basel car hire has the added convenience of offering both French and Swiss car hire - French is normally cheaper but Swiss comes with a vignette (allowing access to Swiss motorways), and, over the winter, tyres are winterised - which means winter tyres between November and April and normally a set of snow chains (check this with your car rental company, as a few companies still add on an additional premium for winterisation). If you are searching for car hire from the French side, select France and Mulhouse Airport.
Car hire from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg offers you the choice of:
Their offices are in the arrivals hall of Basel Airport on either the French or Swiss side. Make sure you compare car hire excess insurance through MoneyMaxim to get great cover and an affordable price!
Our Top Basel Airport Car Hire Tip - Childrens booster seats seem to be charged at ridiculous rates in Switzerland - think about getting an inflatable version which can go in your suitcase for your next trip.
This content was last reviewed on 29/08/2017