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Car hire Kuusamo

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Car rental companies in Kuusamo

Below are the car rental companies in Kuusamo with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.

  • Avis

    9.3 (6045)
    No rates available
  • Thrifty

    8.9 (5557)
    No rates available
  • Budget

    8.4 (9731)
    No rates available
  • Europcar

    8.3 (8219)
    No rates available
  • Keddy By Europcar

    8 (3445)
    No rates available
  • Hertz

    7.8 (6964)
    No rates available
  • Sixt

    7 (3402)
    No rates available
  • Alamo

    8.2 (8779)
    No rates available
  • Enterprise

    8.5 (1962)
    No rates available
  • Autounion Car Rental

    7.7 (139)
    No rates available

Car rental companies in and around Kuusamo

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Location information for Kuusamo


Kuusamo is one of the largest ski resorts in Finland; annually about 1 million tourists visit the city, most of them during winter months. The skiing area Ruka centered on the 492 meters high Rukatunturi is often hosting international competitions.


The town has approximately 17,000 inhabitants.


Kuusamo is located in eastern Finland, in Oulu Province which stretches out from the Gulf of Bothnia until the border with Russia. The town lies almost 800 kilometers northeast of the Finnish capital Helsinki.


Lumbar processing and transportation are an important part of local economy. In the vicinity, reindeer are kept, both for the milk and the meat. Tourism is important: in winter months people come for winter sports; in summer months they hike through nature. Most popular is the eighty kilometers long Bear's Ring through the Oulanka National Park. Despite tourism and other economic activities, unemployment is relatively high in Kuusamo.


The city's airport, Kuusamo Airport, is situated 6 kilometers northeast of the center. It's easily reachable by rental car: from the center you first take the Kitkantie north to then drive to the airport via road 8690. The way and exit to the airport are clearly signposted. The distance from the airport to ski resort Ruka amounts to 25 kilometers.

Public Transport

Kuusamo has good public bus transport. Besides city transport there are bus connections to for example the ski resort Ruka, Rovaniemi, Kajaani and the province's capital Oulu.

Traffic and Parking

Because of the long distances between ski resorts and places of interest, a rental car is an ideal means of transportation to visit Kuusamo and surroundings. Bear in mind the reindeer and elks that can unexpectedly cross the road. These animals are mainly active when dusk is falling. Special winter tires are compulsory from December through February.


The Ruka skiing area is one of the largest in Finland and so there's a large choice of accommodations. Hotels do get booked up quickly during winter months; we therefore advise booking well in advance. Cabins can be rented in the vicinity. If you choose to do so, you'll need a rental car.

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Practical information

  • Currency
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    80 km/h
  • Language
    Swedish, Finnish
  • Popular car category

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is EasyTerra Car Hire the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by EasyTerra Car Hire at this location?
  • Avis
  • Thrifty
  • Budget
  • Europcar
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • Hertz
  • Sixt
  • Alamo
  • Enterprise
  • Autounion Car Rental
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