Denmark is a typical Scandinavian country, located between Sweden, Norway and Germany. The largest part of its territory makes Jutland peninsula, but the Kingdom of Denmark also includes two autonomy countries: the Faroe Islands and Greenland, which are located in the North Atlantic. However, Denmark spreads its sovereignty over more than 443 islands. Only 70 of these islands are inhabited, including the two largest- Zealand and Funen.
Denmark is a very prosperous country, with a strong economy and high standard of living. In fact, this country is included in the list of the best world’s countries for living, with very progressive social policies and liberal- social welfare concept.
The official currency is the Danish krone. Danish is the official language, but is some parts of the kingdom local population speaks German, Greenlandic and Faroese.
If you opt for car rental in Denmark, then you definitely must visit Copenhagen, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Copenhagen is the capital and the most populated city in Denmark.
Almost 90 percent of the general population are Danes, and the majority of them are members of the officially established Church of Denmark. Despite of this huge number of believers, less than three percent of them regularly go to church services.
Denmark is typical constitutional monarchy, where the monarch (Queen Margaret II) has only ceremonial and symbolic role in the political life of the country. The executive power is in the hands of the prime minister.
Temperate winters and cold summers characterize the climate in Denmark. Because of the geographic location, extreme variations in daylight are quite normal. During the summer, you can enjoy in daylight up to 10 pm. The opposite situation is in winter, when sunset comes at 3:40 pm.
As it is said, Denmark has, a very strong economy, which is based on industry, service sector, oil exploitations and powerful financial activity. The country has one of the most liberal labor laws, where people can be hired and fired without any restrictions. Between two jobs, unemployed receive high social support. It is not surprising why Danes are considered as the happiest nation in the world.
Denmark has the highest minimal wage in the world, which is the reason why even people at the lowest paid positions can afford pretty much comfortable life. For example, the hourly rate at McDonalds’s is approximately $20, which is more than double than in the US and all other European countries.
Interested in car rental in Denmark?
Car rental in Denmark will be a very pleasant experience, mainly because of the very quality roads, safety and high driving culture. The best part is that in this Scandinavian country, there are no toll roads and toll motorways. On the other hand, all those who are planning to use car rental in Denmark for visiting two major islands (Zealand and Fyn) will have to pay very expensive bridge toll of $38. Almost the same situation is with bridge that connects Denmark and Sweden- this pleasure will cost you $45! Keep this in mind when renting a car in Sweden.
In Denmark, driving is on the right side of the road. Wearing seatbelts is mandatory for both drivers and passengers.
The maximum allowed level of alcohol in the blood is 0,005%
All foreign drivers who want to travel through the country by car renting in Copenhagen or any other city, must bear in mind that using cell phones is allowed only with integrated hands free devices. It is the same if you decide to rent a car in Norway.
The cheapest renting package offers Budget company, situated at the International airport in Copenhagen. You will be charged $50 per day for a small city car. Hertz has a special arrangement with free additional driver, and price for Volkswagen Up is approximately $79 per day.