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Appropriate tires for driving in winter conditions (snow, slush, ice, frost) can be dedicated winter tires but there are also all-year tires that fulfil the respective regulation. A rental car with winter tires not explicitly mentioned in January in Frankfurt may have all-year tires, but my guess is that it will anyways have winter tires as all-year tires ...


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As winter tires are legally required (for your rental time), the car rental agency must have them available on their cars - they cannot rent you a car that is not allowed on public streets. That doesn't mean they have to give them to you for free - and some of them do charge an extra fee for winter tires; could be per day or per rental. You should clarify ...


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I have paid for an IDL, and nobody ever wanted to see it; not in Mexico, not in the US, not in Canada, not in Russia, not in India. If they even know what it is, they decline to accept it, and ask for my "normal driver's license" (which is a German one, btw) Rental car companies are having hundreds of international customers every day, and they are quite ...


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The German Embassy recommends having a International Drivers Permit (IDP) for driving in Mexico. It also warns that the Tourist Card FMM is not always stamped upon entry from the USA. But since ID's are often checked inside Mexico, to make sure that it is stamped propery before continuing on into Mexico. Führerschein Der Internationale Führerschein ...


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It all depends on where you want to go. It's arguable that Tel Aviv and Jerusalem have the best transportation in Israel, but more importantly, these cities, especially the more popular and touristy parts of them are a nightmare to drive in. My advice would be to not take a car for your stay in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. It also depends on where you want to go ...


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