Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Bonn, Dusseldorf are the names that come with the promise of a wonderful tour. You will enjoy the diversity, for Germany has gifts to offer to every traveler. The Rhine and the Moselle, the winding rivers with picturesque castles and steep, terraced vineyards are so very exotic that they attract visitors from all over the world. The fairy tale sights are reminiscent of the medieval times. You will not be able to associate that this was the country of the holocaust, the destruction, the mass annihilation and the deep scars of the Second World War. Your rental car gives you the freedom to soak in the flavors of Germany at your own leisurely pace. Germany has the unique highway system known as the Autobahn, which makes the rental car in Germany the best way to travel. You can head west for a cruise on the Rhine to see stately medieval castles and quaint wine villages, or have some pastry in the Black Forest, which is famous for its hospitality. You can also drive out to Austria or France. Most rented cars can be driven anywhere in Western Europe without a hitch. But due to insurance regulations, there are restrictions on luxury car categories and on traveling in certain countries. There are special rental programs for driving into Eastern Europe but it is advisable to ensure that your proposed itinerary will be possible with the car you plan to rent. Cheap car hire is the ideal way to conduct your sightseeing sessions in Germany. This allows you to have the best of experiences when you are exploring the wonderful tourist attractions. The Alps, the Rhine and Moselle valleys makes one besotted with the country. Besides the elegant locations, the musical concerts, exhibitions and fun activities also attract many visitors. The splendor of Germany will seep into your soul with its castles; cathedrals and the stately city halls can be best explored with cheap car hire Germany. There are some restrictions that you need to keep in mind when you are renting a car in Germany. Cars rented in Germany are allowed into the following countries when arrangements are made in advance with Auto Europe: Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Herzegovina, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine and Yugoslavia. You should plan in such a way that you have unrestricted movement. Luxury cars are not allowed into Italy. With an additional fee, travel into most or all of these countries can be arranged for specific car categories with advance notice. Domestic one-way rentals are unrestricted and free of charge. There are fees for international one-way rentals and not all vehicles are allowed. Germany drives on the right. Traffic signs are international. The general speed limit in Germany is 50 kph (30mph) in built-up areas and 100 kph (60mph) on open roads. On the Autobahn the recommended speed limit is 130 kph (80mph) but there are no actual legally enforced speed limits. Insurance is legally required to drive. Foreign cars are required to have a nationality sign. The use of mobile phones while driving is strictly forbidden. The drink drive limit is 0.05 % blood alcohol content. There are heavy on-the-spot fines for breaking traffic regulations. There are specially marked parking zones, where you must pay and display a parking ticket in advance. Most cities in Germany have multi-storey or underground car parks where you are charged on exit.