Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 AOL 1877:242:8594 Password Reset Contact JIO Tec*h Supp0rt Care
  2. 2 Requesting feedback on proposed itinerary—London, Cornwall, and Wales, June 2018
  3. 3 Our future trip to Greece
  4. 4 Cyclades w/kids & my ruins-fanatic DH (itin and accommodation advice)
  5. 5 Russia in two weeks in December
  6. 6 Itinerary for 5 adults, 3 kids, 2 weeks, & 1 holiday adventure!
  7. 7 Trip Report FRANCE 10 YEARS ON: Paris Dordogne Albi Toulouse Arles S Rhone and Nice
  8. 8 Finalized my Summer 2018 Italy Honeymoon Itinerary!
  9. 9 Christmas Day in Granada
  10. 10 Base recommendation for Mosel and Rhine
  11. 11 car insurance italy
  12. 12 First, jet lagged day, in Barcelona
  13. 13 Liberation of Auschwitz 70 years ago
  14. 14 Venice/Mestre
  15. 15 Itinerary advice Greece Nov 18-26
  16. 16 Trip Report Ger’s Italian Trip Report: Padua, Ferrara, Siena, Perugia and Florence
  17. 17 Spanish Medical Providers
  18. 18 Transylvania - June 2018
  19. 19 Italy Car Scam
  20. 20 No Trains in January Paris to Venice?
  21. 21 Ok then, what trip was difficult to organize?
  22. 22 Trip Report Krakow
  23. 23 How can I stay in Italy for more than 90 days?
  24. 24 Quizz !
  25. 25 Pay attention to your watches !
View next 25 » Back to the top

driving a foreign rented car into Berlin x umweltplakette

Jump to last reply

Hello all, I am planning a trip from Hungary to Germany by car. I have booked a rental car at Hertz. I am getting aware of the regulations to drive through Slovakia and Czech Republic (Vignette, High visibility vest). In Germany my final destination is hotel in Berlin. To enter this city every car must have a green environment sticker (umweltplakette) indicating that the car have an acceptable level of particle emissions. "Vehicles passing through these areas without an emissions sticker make the owner liable to a €40 fine ..." (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vignette_(road_tax)#Germany).
I have read somewhere else that this emission sticker can be obtained, for 5 euros, in garages, vehicle testing organisations, vehicle registration offices and at numerous Internet websites but vehicle registration is needed and I don't have until a got the car.
Is there any rule that exempt a turist driving a foreign rented car into an 'umwelt zone' of having that sticker or I am obliged to go to a garage?
Yesterday I asked Hertz if they already have this sticker on their cars and I waiting for their answer.
Thank you for you help

6 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement