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snow tyres - do I need them driving in winter in Austria?

Hi,

Snow tyres - do I need them driving in winter in Austria?

I'm renting a car and I'm not sure. I can get chains, but should I really be having snow tyres as well?

I'll be travelling routes such as Mayrhofen, Innsbruck, Lucern, Martigny.

thanks
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  • edited 5:23AM
    Yes, definitely.
    But I'm sure that your rental car will be equipped with snow tyres.
  • edited 5:23AM
    Rental cars are equipped with winter tyres at no charge in Austria (but not if you rent in Germany - where you will be charged extra). If you don't go up to a Alm you won't need the chains.
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