Palanga International Airport (PLQ) Car Hire

Palanga International Airport (PLQ)

Location Details

Liepojos Pl 1
Palanga, LT, LT00169

Pick-Up Service Unavailable
After-Hours Returns Available

Directions from Terminal

The rental desk is located on the right-hand side of the main hall. If you require assistance, please call +37061600141. Please note for pick-ups between 22:00 – 00:00, a late night fee of 15.00 EUR applies. For pick-ups between 00:00 – 08:00, a late night fee of 25.00 EUR applies. This fee will be added on arrival at the counter. Vehicles can be returned 24 hours a day free of charge.

Hiring a car at Palanga International Airport (PLQ)

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is available at Palanga Airport (PLQ) and is located within the airport's main hall on the right-hand side. The full address is Liepojos Pl 1, Palanga, LT, LT00169. You can pick up your car or van hire in Palanga Airport whenever you arrive, as the rental desk remains operational 24/7.

Palanga Airport is situated 6 km north of Palanga along the Baltic shoreline. It takes approximately 8 minutes to drive into the city centre via Liepojos pl., a convenient two-lane road. The airport itself is located in the suburban area of Paliepgiriai, next to the resort town of Kunigiškiai. The A13 highway is situated just east of the airport for swift travel throughout the Samogitia region.

Palanga Airport is Lithuania's third-largest airport and an important hub not just for Lithuania but also for Western Latvia via the A13 highway. Some 338,309 use the airport each year, with peak traffic in summer during the coastal resort season. The airport offers a wide range of short and medium-haul flights to domestic and European destinations. These include international connections to Copenhagen, Dublin, London, Oslo and Riga.

Palanga Airport is the only airport serving Palanga and the nearby city of Klaipeda, 36.9 km south of PLQ. It's an important airport for Lithuania's Baltic coast, serving coastal towns like Klarkle, Melnrage and Juodkrante, as well as inland towns like Darbenai and Kretinga. Car hires in Palanga Airport offer freedom to explore the Palanga resort, its Baltic beaches along Palangos lieptas and palatial museums like Gintaro muziejus in Palanga City Botanical Park.

Rental Policies

All additional drivers must meet all rental requirements. Additional drivers can be added at any rental location and at any time during the rental. An additional driver fee of 8 EUR (incl. VAT) per day applies.

Vehicles can be picked up 24/7 at our airport locations. At Vilnius and Kaunas airports, for pick-ups between 22:00 – 00:00, a late night fee of 15.00 EUR applies. For pick-ups between 00:00 – 08:00, a late night fee of 25.00 EUR applies. At Palanga airport, for pick-ups between 22:00 – 08:00, a late night fee of 25.00 EUR applies. This fee will be added on arrival at the counter. Vehicles can be returned 24 hours a day free of charge. There is no after hours availability at our city/train station locations.

The minimum age requirement for all vehicles is 19 except for the full-size van category which requires a minimum age of 21. A young driver fee of 7 EUR per day applies for all renters between the age of 19 and 24. All drivers must have held their licence for a minimum of 1 year. Maximum age for all vehicle categories is 75.

Outside of Lithuania, vehicles can be driven in Estonia, Finland, Latvia and Poland only. A cross-border fee of 49 EUR (incl. VAT) per border is applied to Poland and Finland, and a fee of 38 EUR (incl. VAT) per border is applied to Latvia and Estonia. In all cases, customers must inform the rental branch of their intention to leave the country with the vehicle and will require an authorisation. Unauthorised cross-border travel will result in a breach of contract and incur a penalty charge.

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) reduces the liability of the renter in the event of damage to bodywork, theft or attempted theft of the rental vehicle. If CDW is not included in the reservation, the renter has liability for up to the full market value of the vehicle. If not included in the booking, CDW is an optional coverage available for purchase.

If included in the reservation or purchased, the excess amount varies from 600–1250 EUR depending on the car class. Excess will be charged every time a vehicle is damaged/stolen.

Before purchasing CDW it is advised to determine if personal coverage is adequate to cover damage, theft, loss of revenue, administration fees, diminishment of value and any towing, storage or impound fees. If CDW is declined, the renter will be required to pay these charges and to seek compensation through their carrier of personal coverage. The Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) is not insurance.

Deliveries and collections are available to Palanga city center hotels, Palanga old town, Palanga Railway Station, Palanga Bus Station during office operating hours for a fixed charge of 15.00 EUR including VAT.
Delivery and Collection outside city limits in excess of 10 kilometers if requested will cost an additional 0.60 Euro per km including VAT.
Out of hours deliveries and/or collections will incur an After Hours charge of 30.00 EUR including VAT each way in addition to the above charges. Out of hours deliveries are available on-request only.
Please call our rental station team at 370 61600141 to request delivery or collection service.
Out of hours delivery and collection service is subject to the same conditions as delivery and collection during normal operating hours however during out of hours an after hours charge of 30.00 EUR including VAT applies.

If you wish to discuss or dispute any matters concerning damage to your rental vehicle, then please contact the rental company using the following email:

All rentals where the vehicle is not returned to the same location as it is collected from will be subject to a one-way fee. The one-way fee varies based on car category, location and pick up date. The exact amount of the one-way fee will be displayed during the reservation process when entering the dates, desired route and car category.

Customers can choose from the following options on how to pay for fuel:

Option 1 – Prepay fuel
This option allows the renter to pay for the tank of fuel at the time of rental and return the tank empty. No refunds will be issued for unused fuel.

Option 2 – We refill
This option allows the renter to pay at the end of the rental for fuel used but not replaced. The fuel price charged by the branch is 2.50 EUR per litre.

Option 3 – You refill
This option allows the renter to return the vehicle with a full tank of fuel as received to avoid extra fuel charges.

Damage to the car will be charged for by the car hire company after it is dropped off and will incur a Damage Administration fee on top of the amount deducted from the excess. All renters and additional drivers must comply with the approved rules and laws. Upon receiving a notice of a traffic offence or any criminal activity, the Lessor will provide all of the details of renter to the police. Violations are subject to an administration fee for each accident or violation received.

All major credit cards, issued by either Visa or Mastercard are accepted. All cards presented must be in the renter's name. American Express, Diner's Club, Discover Cards, Prepaid cards, cash, checks are not accepted. A security deposit plus the estimated cost of the rental will be taken at the time of rental. The deposit varies between 300 EUR and 1000 EUR depending on car class. Debit cards are accepted for the payment of rental charges, but the security deposit must be left on a credit card.

Roadside Assistance Protection (RAP) is an optional coverage available for selection by the renter. RAP allows the customer to waive financial responsibility for chargeable roadside incidents such as flat battery, tyre punctures, lock outs, loss of keys or towing.

Roadside Protection does not cover misfuelling, replacement vehicle keys, replacement tyres or running out of fuel. You must adhere to all rental Terms and Conditions to receive the benefit of Roadside Assistance Protection.

In cases of rental vehicle mechanical failure through no fault of the renter, roadside assistance will be provided at no cost to all renters. This service will include a tow and a replacement vehicle.

All drivers must present a fully valid and unexpired driving license. All drivers must have held their license for at least one year at the time of rental. Lead drivers must also present an additional form of photo ID (e.g. passport) along with a valid credit card in their name upon collection of the vehicle. If the driving license is non-European an International Driving Permit is also required. Renters are advised to check whether local authorities require foreign drivers to present an International Driving Permit to avoid the risk of potential fines.
Please note that we reserve the right to request additional ID or conduct further identification checks if needed. This may include an identity check with external partners who may check details supplied against databases to which they have access.

Supplementary Liability Protection SLP - Third Party Liability is included in the rate and provides cover up to Euro 5 000 000 EUR for bodily Injury and-or death to third parties, and up to 1 000 000 EUR for damage to third party property.

Palanga International Airport (PLQ) Car Hire FAQs

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