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A car rental is a great way to explore Italy. Italy and Greece are considerred the birthplace of western culture. By renting a car you can explore at your own pace, decide where you go, when you go. If you are planning to go to Italy, you will find the best and cheapest car rental here. Make sure to read the rental conditions of the car rental companies and you will have a great trip.

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Visit the different places in Italy with a Car Rental

Italy is a country in the south-central part of Europe. Inside Italy are two sovereign coutries; Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has got an area of about 301,338km2 and a population of 60.8 million people. It is ranked as the 5th most populous nation in the entire Europe. The capital city of Italy, Rome, has been a religious as well as a political place of the western civilization.

What is the climate like in Italy?

The climate in this country normally varies from the north part of the country to the south part of the country. In the north, at the center of Tuscan-Emilian Apennines and Alps, the climate is very unkind due to its cold winters and hot summers. In the central part of Italy, the climate is a bit mild with a little variation in temperature in winter and summer. In the southern part of Italy, the winters are a bit better. On the other hand, autumn and spring temperatures are the same as those in summer in the other parts of Italy.

What places do I need to visit in Italy?
  • Rome

The capital city of Italy has so much to offer with its great sites and places. You can visit the ancient roman forum or you can simply walk where Caesar did, while having a great view of the Vatican.

  • Florence

This is another place you should visit. This was the birthplace of a new beginning and for people who love art, Florence offers a one of a kind experience as you can get all kinds of famous Italian artworks.

  • Venice

This is a very nice place for families and couples. You can simply go to St.Mark’s square, where there are many pigeons, you can also walk through the small alleys. Venice is quite an expensive city but it is worth visiting due to its lovely sites.

  • Sicily

This city is commonly known for the mafia but definitely it has got more to offer. Sicily has got a very long history with foreign powers and hence is inhabited by assortment of different cultures.

  • Turin

This is a main city in the northern part of Italy. The Shroud of Turin is found in this city and in 2006, it hosted the Winter Olympics. Turin is found just around the alps and river Po flowing across it.

How can I rent car in Italy?

There are many means of transportation that one can use in order to tour around Italy but the best and most convenient one is car rental. Car rental gives you the chance to visit the wonderful destinations in Italy at your own convenience. There are quite a number of car rental companies that can offer you the kind of car for hire you are looking for based on price and type of car. In order to get car hire services. You must have an international driving license along with other requirements depending on the specific policies of the car hire companies.

You can also hire a car right from the airport. Many car rental companies have got offices in airports. So as to get cheap car hire services, you can compare the different rates from different car hire companies.

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Car rental tips for Italy

Do I need to have an international driving license to rent a car in Italy

In Italy the driver has to be in possession of a valid driving license for at least 1 year. Non-European driving license holders need to have an international driving license besides their home country driving license. For some car categories the car rental agent requires that you have held at least your driving license for a minimum of 2 years. You always need to check the specific terms and conditions of each car and car rental agent.

What is the minimum age for renting a car in Italy?

Most car rental agents allow you to rent a car when you are 19, however a young drivers fees will be applicable up to 24 years old. Maximum age to rent a car in Italy is 79 years but this depends on car rental agent.

Are snow chains or winter tyres mandatory in Italy?

Winter tyres are not mandatory in Italy, however as there can be lot of snow fall in during the winter period in the north part of Italy snow chains are mandatory between the 15th of November and 30rd of April

My flight arrives at midnight are the car rental agents still open at that time?

Most car rental agents in Italy are open until 23.00 pm, but if you arrive after 23.00 pm you can still pick up a rental car, as many car rental agents offer out of hours service for an additional charge.

Security deposit in Italy

The security deposit is an amount blocked on your credit card to cover additional expenses/excess fees and is refunded on the save return of the car.

The amount of the security deposit depends on the car you select, In Italy it various from 900 Euro for a small car to 3000 EUR for a luxury car or mini van.

If you do not wish have the excess blocked on your credit card, you can purchase extra insurance on arrival to reduce the excess or to completely waive the excess.

I am traveling abroad but I do not know how to get to my car rental destination

Most car rentals offer a GPS navigation system to navigate your way to your destination. It has an extra fee which is described in the terms and conditions. Please be advised as GPS navigation systems are subject to availability of the car rental companies.

Worry Free car rental

Many car rentals offer a worry free car rental with reduced excess or full protection. Please check the terms and conditions to see all the options.

Terms and conditions works with many large and small car rental agencies, each car rental company has their own terms and conditions. We recommend you to always read and check carefully the detailed terms before you book you car rental. Our call center is 7 days available by phone or chat if you have any doubts regarding the terms, we are happy to assist you.

Sightseeing with my rental car in Italy

Renting a car is a good way to go sightseeing, especially if there is a lot of distance in between the different sightseeing sites. This way you don’t depend on any buses or trains and you will be able to move around in the time schedule that you wish. This will give you more time to enjoy a scenery or simply pass more time in one place.

A rental car for every occasion

Just for a visit or going to a meeting/convention with colleagues; There are several types of rental cars available for you. We can supply a rental car for 1 person or even up to 9 persons. Cheap economic cars or more exclusive cars; there will always be the right car of your choice.

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Facts about car rental in Italy

  • Last month, the average car rental length in Italy was 7 days.
  • The average rental car length in Italy is 6 days.
  • The most booked rental car type currently in Italy is ECONOMY cars.
  • Last year, the most booked rental car type in Italy were ECONOMY cars.
  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Italy? Last month, the average car rental price was 310 USD.
  • Last year, how much did it cost to rent a car in Italy? Last year, the average car rental price was 298 USD.
  • What is the current average daily price to rent a in Italy? Last month, the average rental price was 43 USD per day.
  • How much did it cost to rent a car in Italy over the past 12 months? Last Year, the average rental price was 50 USD per day.
  • The car rental companies available in Italy are: Alamo, goldcar, Locauto, National, surprice, Enterprise, Green Motion, Sicily, Car2Move, OK Mobility, carnect, Acarent, Abbycar, Easycar, Os Car, Nolomania Autonoleggio, Joyrent.

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Italy Rental Car Reviews
See below last 5 customer reviews. Our customers rated Italy Car Rental with an average of 9.39 based on 75 ratings.

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Mr Acacio

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December 12, 2021


Very Good

It was worth it and i highly recommend this company,

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Mr Mauro

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December 04, 2021


Added Fee

They put 8€ more for gasoline additive?!?!?!!!

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Mr Alessandro

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December 03, 2021



Very easy to use, very quick. everything was perfect.

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Mr Paolo

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November 30, 2021


Milan Bergamo Airport

Price, service and rental company overall excellent. thanks to rental cargroup.

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Mr Iakovos

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November 18, 2021


Value For Money

Everything as described. no problem