European Consumer Centre

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FAQ – Car purchases in other EU countries

Is it advantageous to buy a car abroad? What are the risks? What to do before purchasing a car or any other vehicle in another EU country? Will I pay custom fees? Where to pay VAT?

Taxation of imported cars

Be careful when purchasing a vehicle (car, boat, aircraft) in EU countries! Buying a vehicle (car, boat, aicraft) abroad might turn into troubles. Be careful when:

How to Avoid Problems When Renting a Car Abroad

Would you like to rent a car on your holiday abroad and avoid potential problems with the car rental company? We have several tips that may help. For example, it’s really worth taking time to read the rental contract and insurance terms and conditions. It’s also a good idea to take a few photographs of the car on receipt and again when you return the car to the rental company.