Austria’s 7 Top Winter Destinations
Lech & St Anton am Arlberg
The Arlberg Massif in Austria is known as the cradle of Alpine Skiing. It is located 13 km from Innsbruck airport, and 180 km from the International Zurich airport. This stunning mountain is situated between Vorarlberg and Tyrol and offers 5 resorts - Lech, Zurs, St. Anton, St. Christoph and Stuben.
This region sits between 1450m and 2800m above sea level. It has 305 interconnected downhill skiing kilometres with more than 200km of deep snow runs. There are 88 state-of-the-art cableways and a range of runs for both beginners and professionals. Kids will love the fun parks and snowboard runs.
Rent a BMW X6 and plan your stay in Lech. This is the perfect SUV to explore the stunning Zugertal nature reserve. In the village, you can enjoy sleigh rides, a nail-biting toboggan run or a relaxing round on the curling rink. If you enjoy late-night parties, rent a rugged Range Rover Autobiography and stay in St Anton. It buzzes with a vibrant nightlife filled with discos, restaurants, clubs and pubs.
Ischgl is located 43 km from St Anton, amidst the Silvretta and Verwall mountains. This idyllic Alpine village offers perfectly groomed slopes and neatly tracked cross-country trails. There are toboggan runs to thrill - if you are up to it! After your ski, relax in a fine-dining restaurant and enjoy traditional Austrian cuisine. You can dance all night and party till the sun rises.
Rent a 5-seater Porsche Macan and get the thrill of a race-track engine in an SUV model. This car is practical but never ordinary – perfect for exploring the snowy-wonderlands of Austria. Also on offer is the spacious Audi Q7. It has seating for seven that you configure to suit your requirements.
Kitzbuhel in Tyrol
Kitzbuhel in Tyrol is a small Alpine town located between Innsbruck and Salzburg. The nearest airports are Innsbruck airport, 100 km, and Munich Airport, 170 km. Join the jet setters at this fashionable winter resort, known for the annual Hahnenkamm downhill race. Up your skiing skills on world-class pristine snow runs and then enjoy some retail therapy in the upscale shops. Sip Gluhwein at a street café in the ancient Medieval Quarter.Drive an imposing and rugged Mercedes G63 AMG. This model offers passion, power and perfection. Alternatively, the BMW X7 offers power in a progressive design. We have both the Noble and Unique models for you to experience.
Saalbach Hinterglemm is located 95km from Salzburg Airport and 220km from Munich Airport. With 270 km of ski slopes, it is one of the largest ski areas in Austria. There are endless pistes and snow-covered slopes. Beginners and professionals have a choice of 140km blue, 112km red and 18km of black slopes. The region features 70 cable-ways and lifts and 60 modern ski huts. For the kids there are fun snow parks.18 km from Saalbach Hinterglemm is the beautiful lake region of Zell am See. Visit in winter for a ski paradise. Visit in summer to hike the beautiful trails and sail on the crystal clear waters of Lake Zell. Enjoy lunch at Steinerwirt - the Austrian Beef is a winner.
Rent a BMW X5, with innovative BMW xDrive all-wheel drive system, ready to take on any road challenge. Or, experience the Mercedes G500, a 4-wheel-drive luxury SUV, with a rugged ambience.
Mayrhofen is situated in Tyrol, 170 km from Salzburg Airport, 75 km from Innsbruck airport and 197km from international Munich Airport. It is known for its incredibly steep Harakiri piste. This is one of the most loved winter sports destinations. The pistes extend up to 2500m. Stop at the White Lounge at 2000m and catch your breath. This igloo village has a bar and a chill-out zone. If you have energy left, dance the night way at an après-ski bar in the village.
A Porsche Cayenne offers ample space for a family. The tough Range Rover Sport will take on any road challenge with its combination of a 5.0-litre V8 Supercharged petrol engine and plug-in hybrid electric motor.For more information on our superior range of cars, please contact us. Our dedicated team is here to offer you the best support to plan your once-in-a-lifetime skiing trip to the world famous slopes in Austria.
Winter and Summer Vacations in Zell am See
Located at the foot of the Kitzbuhel Alps, Zell am See is a very popular destination for holiday-makers both in winter and summer. With a large number of red and blue runs offering splendid views over the lake, it is a favored place for beginners and intermediate skiers. Rent a Mercedes G63 AMG or an Audi Q8 from Munich Airport and drive all the way to your hotel in Zell am See.
If you are coming to the region in summer time, we highly recommend a Mercedes V-Class rental for 8 or 9. Also available for rent is the Mercedes V-Class Marco Polo, a luxury camper van that offers sleeping space for 4. It has a pop-up roof under and a fully equipped interior with a kitchen unit. The driver enjoys a commanding view of the road and despite its size, the V-Class Marco Polo is very easy to drive.