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We have no hidden fees and vehicle damage insurance and theft insurance are included. We co-operate with Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget, Sixt, Thrifty, National, Enterprise, Alamo, Dollar, Keddy By Europcar, InterRent, Payless, Green Motion, Firefly, Flizzr, Surprice, Goldcar, Rhodium and Global etc. in Italy. It is often cheaper to book online than it is to book by making a phone call. You can also book one-way with one-way rental abroad.

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Search for an airport or a city and choose your destination from the list. If you search for an island or other place, auto suggestion will list the major airports in Italy. Search and book well in advance if you want to hire an extra-large car and/or want to book extra options such as GPS, roof rack, infant car seat, booster seat, tow hitch and kids seat etc. It is also possible to rent a car for one way drive and long term in Italy, called a one way rental. You pick-up the car in one city/airport and return it somewhere else, e.g. another country or city.

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  • We compare 49 rental companies in Italy.
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Rent a Car Cheap in Italy with unlimited mileage, all obligatory insurances, taxes and fees. We compare 49 rental companies in Italy.

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In our prices free miles, unlimited mileage, all obligatory insurances taxes and fees are included. Like Claims - Limitation of Damage, Third Party Insurance, Theft Insurance, Taxes, Airport Fees, Placement Fee, Kilometre Charges, Accident Help Fee. Compare car hire for a day, long term, one year, a whole month, week, weekend or for as many days as you wish in Italy. Search, find, compare and book your car rental in Italy for less.

One Way Car Rental

It is possible to rent a car for one way, called the one way rental in Italy. You collect the car in one place and return it somewhere else, e.g. another city or country. Compare car rental for a week, one month, one day, number of days you wish, long-term, a weekend or a year. Compare many companies and sites to find the best price. Autoitaly.co.uk compares one way rental from several companies in one search.

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We compare prices from different companies like Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget, Sixt, Thrifty, National, Enterprise, Alamo, Dollar, Keddy By Europcar, InterRent, Payless, Green Motion, Firefly, Flizzr, Surprice, Goldcar, Rhodium, Global, Hertz Dream Collection, Autoclick, King Rent, Buchbinder, Nomadcar, Centauro, Oscar, Optimorent, Ace, Avant Car, Maggiore, Sicily By Car, JoyRent, Autovia, B-Rent, Elba by Car, WinRent, Locauto, MoriniRent, Noleggiare, OS Car Rental, CarMotion, Welcome Cars, Smile Rent, Target Rent, Viten Group, Key and Go, Ecovia and Italy Car Rent etc. in Italy.

Frequently asked questions about car hire & renting a car in Italy

Can I book without a credit card in Italy?

Yes. You can make a booking without a credit card with Autoitaly.co.uk in Italy. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Italy?

Most car hire companies have a minimum age limit of 21 years for rentals. However, requirements may vary depending on the car rental company and destination country. Please note that there may be additional charges if the main driver is under 25 or over 75 years old to cover the extra insurance cost. Any additional fee will be mentioned at the time of booking under summary of charges before you confirm the reservation at Autoitaly.co.uk.

How much do you charge for excess in Italy?

The excess amount depends on the car hire company and the rented vehicle and it will be refunded within 10-28 days after the rental if there has been no damage. Cartrawler offer damage refund insurance in association with Autoitaly.co.uk insurance partners, which will allow you to claim for reimbursement in the event that you have been charged for collision damage or theft. This damage refund insurance can be purchased at the time of booking.

Which costs are included in the rental price in Italy?

In the majority of cases the rental price includes collision damage waiver, unlimited mileage, airport fee, breakdown assistance, third party liability protection and tax. Please note that the costs included may vary depending on the car rental company and destination. The car hire company may also choose to ask you for a deposit or excess at the rental desk in Italy. Make sure to check the rental conditions at the time of booking at Autoitaly.co.uk.

How does Autoitaly.co.uk find such low prices on hire cars in Italy?

Autoitaly.co.uk compares car hire prices from all major and minor car hire companies in Italy such as Centauro, King Rent, Flizzr, Thrifty, Autovia, Surprice, Alamo, Sicily By Car, Elba by Car, National, Goldcar, Key and Go, Noleggiare, JoyRent, Ecovia, Italy Car Rent, InterRent, Dollar, Firefly, Europcar, Enterprise, Green Motion, Viten Group, WinRent, Buchbinder, Hertz, Ace, Sixt, OS Car Rental, B-Rent, Nomadcar, MoriniRent, Maggiore, Rhodium, Budget, Optimorent, Smile Rent, Payless, Avis, Oscar, Locauto, Target Rent, Autoclick, Avant Car, Hertz Dream Collection, Keddy By Europcar, Welcome Cars, CarMotion and Global and more to find you the best deals on hire cars.

What kind of cars can I hire on Autoitaly.co.uk in Italy?

On Autoitaly.co.uk you can find deals on all types of hire cars including 5 seater minivan, 7 seater minivan, 9 seater minivan, minibus, cargo van, compact cars, compact elite, convertible, economy cars, economy elite, electric cars, estate, exotic cars, fullsize cars, fullsize elite, hybrid cars, intermediate, intermediate elite, large truck-lorry, luxury cars, luxury elite, medium suv, mini cars, mini elite, minivan, moped, premium cars, small suv, small-medium truck-lorry, special cars, standard cars, suv, jeep in Italy.

How do I find the best car hire deals on Autoitaly.co.uk?

A simple car hire search scans for prices from hundreds of car hire companies in seconds. Autoitaly.co.uk gather car rental deals in Italy from across the web and put them in one place. Then on the search results page you can use various filters to compare your options for your preferred hire car type and easily choose the best hire car from all of the deals coming straight from the car hire companies, with no extra fees from Autoitaly.co.uk in Italy.

Which are the cheapest car hire companies in Italy?

In the past 14 days, the cheapest hire cars were found on Autoitaly.co.uk at JoyRent, B-Rent, WinRent, MoriniRent, Autovia, Noleggiare, Elba by Car and Locauto at airports like Rome Fiumicino Airport, Rome Ciampino Airport, Naples Airport, Turin Caselle Airport, Milan Malpensa Airport and Milan Linate Airport, etc and in cities like Rome, Genoa, Milan, Palermo, Catania, Naples, Florence, Bologna, Turin and Bari, etc. In the more popular cities you can hire a car for € 12 - 26 per day.

Which are the best hire car companies in Italy?

Based on ratings and reviews on autoitaly.co.uk, the best car hire companies in Italy are Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt, Avis, National and Thrifty. You can find these companies at airports like Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Florence-Peretola Airport, Genoa-Sestri Airport, Rome Ciampino Airport, Rome Fiumicino Airport, Milan Linate Airport, Milan Malpensa Airport, Naples Airport, Palermo Airport and Turin Caselle Airport.

How can I find car hire near me in Italy?

Do a search for the city, islands like Capri, Sicily, Elba, Sardinia and Ischia or airport closest to you in Italy. A search for country or e.g. island in Italy lists the largest airports. Then take a look at our map of car hire companies to find the best hire cars near you.

What are the most popular car hire locations in Italy?

Based on searches on autoitaly.co.uk, the most popular cities to hire a car in Italy are Brescia, Bari, Milan, Padova, Catania, Palermo, Rome, Turin, Verona, Florence, Trieste, Genoa, Bologna, Naples and Messina. The most popular islands are Capri, Sicily, Elba, Sardinia and Ischia. The most popular airports are Rome Fiumicino Airport, Rome Ciampino Airport, Naples Airport, Turin Caselle Airport, Milan Malpensa Airport and Milan Linate Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Italy?

Renting a normal-sized car in Italy costs from about € 26 per day, depending on the season and local supply. A smaller car costs from about € 12 / day. Sometimes you can find cheaper prices depending on the season. In the majority of cases the hire price includes collision damage waiver, unlimited mileage, airport fee, breakdown assistance, third party liability protection and tax. Please note that the costs included may vary depending on the car hire agent and destination country. The car hire agent may also choose to ask you for a deposit or excess at the rental desk. Make sure to check the hire conditions at the time of booking. The price is based on a weekly all inclusive hire for 7 days.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Italy?

On average, renting a smaller car in Italy costs approx. € 84 per week (€ 12 per day). A normal-sized rental car costs approx. € 182 per week. The best prices can be found in the largest cities such as Rome, Genoa, Milan, Palermo, Catania, Naples, Florence, Bologna, Turin and Bari. The price is based on a weekly all inclusive hire for 7 days.

How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Italy?

On average, renting a smaller car in Italy costs approx. € 336 per month (€ 12 per day). A normal-sized rental car costs approx. € 728 per month. Best prices can be found in major cities such as Rome, Genoa, Milan, Palermo, Catania, Naples, Florence, Bologna, Turin and Bari. The price is based on a monthly all inclusive hire for 28 days.

Are there any cross-border charges if you want to leave Italy?

The car rental agents like Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt, Avis, National and Thrifty may choose to charge you for cross-border travel. Any fees will need to be paid at the rental desk in Italy in local currency. We will state whether cross-border travel is allowed and in which countries at the time of booking under rental conditions at Autoitaly.co.uk.

Do I need an international driver’s licence in Italy?

If your licence is not printed in the Roman alphabet (i.e. Arabic, Greek, Russian or Chinese) you will need to bring an international driving licence and your domestic licence in Italy. If you are renting abroad (outside your country of residence, or outside where your license was issued), an international drivers licence is usually required regardless of the alphabet. International driver’s licences must be accompanied by the original domestic licence of the driver.

Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Italy?

Yes, in most cases the car rental agents like Europcar, Avis, Budget, Hertz and Sixt will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location in Italy. We will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking at Autoitaly.co.uk.

Which additional charges could apply in Italy?

Please note that each car rental agent in Italy has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking aith Autoitaly.co.uk. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: out-of-hours drop-off, out-of-hours pick-up, winter tyres, young drivers, one-way rentals, border crossing and senior drivers. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency.

Which optional extras are available in Italy?

The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked online: Snow Chain Set, Child toddler seat, Roof Rack, Additional driver, Infant child seat, Snow Tyres, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Luggage racks, Ski Rack, Electronic toll pass, Booster seat and Wi-Fi Access. Please note that most of the optional extras are not included in the rental price and can be purchased at the time of booking or at the rental desk in Italy. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.

Which documents do I need to bring to the rental desk in Italy?

The rental voucher we will send you as part of the booking confirmation contains all documents required at the time of pick-up in Italy. In most cases, in order to release the reserved vehicle, you need to bring: Credit card in the name of the driver. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases, American Express. Please consult your Booking Confirmation for list of accepted Credit Cards. Driving licence. Please note that only a full licence held for minimum of 1 year with no major endorsements will be accepted. Read more about requirements for driving licence. Booking voucher. This will be sent to you within 48 hours after booking and must be printed out. Any other forms of identification requested by the car rental agent in their terms and conditions. Details can be found on your rental voucher.

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About autoitaly.co.uk – Cheap car rental in Italy

Welcome to autoitaly.co.uk! Going to Italy on holiday and need a car? We compare prices on car hire in Italy and find the best deals from the best companies. The best tip to find the cheapest price on your rental car is try to book as early as possible. We recommend to search and book approximately 2-4 months before you going to arrive. If you rent a car through us, no surprise awaits you when you are going to pick up your car at arrival. Prices usually include free mileage, airport fees, free miles, road assistance and obligatory insurances, taxes and fees.

It can be difficult to find a cheap rental car or larger car such as minibuses in Italy during peak season. Search for your rental car well in advance, preferably a few months before, if you are looking for a larger car e.g. minibus or a more luxurious car. Renting luxury cars in Italy is popular and if you want to rent a luxury car or a sport car, you must book well in advance. This is especially true if you intend to rent a luxury car during peak season. There are almost always cars for rent in popular places like Milan and Rome, but if you book late, you will not have many choices. Popular companies such as Europcar, Sixt and Avis quickly run out of cars. But you can often find cars at Goldcar and Maggiore. Minor companies have usually fewer service points then major companies. When you search, we show ratings of companies from previous customers. If you need a car immediately when you arrive, we recommend that you search for rental cars with pick-up at the airport.

It is possible to rent a car for one-way in Italy. You pick up at one place and return at another, e.g. another city or country. However, it is rarely possible to take the car between islands or leave it on another island, but then you have to return to the starting point. It may be okay to take the car on a ferry, see the conditions during booking. Driving the car to other countries may be prohibited. If you plan to drive from Italy to Slovakia, France and Austria etc. you can read about what applies when you search. If you want to rent a minibus, we recommend that you apply with pick-up at an airport, where there is the largest selection. Luxury cars and sports cars are most often found at the more popular destinations.

Car rental RomeWe compare car rental prices from approximately 48 car hire companies in cities, airports, vacation destinations, train stations and destinations in Italy. Autoitaly.co.uk co-operates with CarTrawler in order to offer you the best deals and prices on car rental in Italy from all major companies. When you search for a cheap rental car with us, you can choose from which company you would like to rent. We search and compare rental cars in cities such as: Florence, Naples, Palermo, Milan, Genoa, Turin, Bologna, Rome, Catania and at airports such as Naples Airport, Rome Fiumicino Airport, Genoa Airport, Milan Linate Airport, Palermo Airport, Milano Malpensa Airport, Rome Ciampino Airport, Turin Caselle Airport. In the North there is well-developed system of motorways (autostrade). Motorways are usually toll roads. Leaving Italy from another city or airport? You can rent a car for one-way, aka one-way-rental or one-way in Italy. You collect the car in one destionation and return it somewhere else, e.g. another city or country. Is also called rent a car from here to there in Italy. You can also of course find rental cars all around the world via autoitaly.co.uk. Our service is simple an easy to use, you can hire a car in Italy in three simple steps:

  • Search for your desired pick-up location in Italy and pick-up date in our car rental search engine.
  • Compare your option in a simple overview. You can compare all companies in Italy, available rental cars, the different terms and the price.
  • Book the car hire deal of your choice online in Italy and save money.

Book and search your rental car safely and securely at autoitaly.co.uk and enjoy yourself of a carefree holiday/vacation. Because of our large volumes of rental, we offer cheaper a rental car than if you would book it directly from the car hire company. All reservations include standard insurance. When you book through us us you have the option to cancel your reservation for free up to 24-48 hours before your pick-up.

Driving a car in Italy

Beware of Zone a Traffico Limitato (ZTL) or Limited Traffic Zones. ZTL are restricted areas in the historical centres of many cities. Entrance to a ZTL is marked by signs and cameras. Many tourists are fined for driving in a ZTL. The traffic situation in the larger cities of Italy is heavy and finding a parking is very hard. We recommend that you park your car at a parking facility outside of the city and take public transport to the city centre. There are often automatic systems to prohibit speeding and crazy driving. Italian Highway Patrol also operates unmarked cars with radars and camera. As a visitor, we recommend to stay on the safe side and respect speed limits and traffic rules. Children under 12 years must use an approved car seat or a booster seat. All passengers in the car must wear seat belts.

Going on holiday to Italy

Italy is start of the Roman Empire, and the start of the Renaissance. Italy is also has the largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. Italy is famous for its fantastic cuisine, luxury sports cars, trendy fashion, beautiful coastline, great motorcycles, nice alpine lakes and amazing mountains. Italy is a peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea with borders to France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. Two major islands: Sardinia and Sicily, There is so much to see in Italy like Medieval villages, Beaches, Etruscan Italy, Roman ruins, Byzantine cities, Streets and squares, The Alps, monuments etc. Italy is also famous for its wine and it is recommended to visit a vineyard and see the beautiful scenery. Day trips to a vineyard can usually be organized through your hotel, but it is also easy to organize a trip on your own with a rental car.

Cheap car hire with unlimited mileage in Italy

Car hire ItalyThere are many different models and sizes of rental cars to choose from. Fleet list in Italy: Premium (Premium), Compact (Compact), Moped (Moped), Mini (Mini), 9 seat minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Standard (Standard), Intermediate (Intermediate), Fullsize (Fullsize), Economy (Economy), Convertible (Convertible), Estate (Estate), Cargo van (Cargo van), Minivan (Minivan), 7 seat minivan (7 seat minivan), 5 seat minivan (5 seat minivan), Luxury (Luxury), SUV / Jeep (SUV). Big cities and popular travel destinations have more car types and models to choose from. If you want to rent a luxury or premium car, search at the major airports and the most popular destinations in the major regions such as Emilia-Romagna, Veneto, Lazio, Campania, Barbaresco, Lombardy, Piedmont, Tuscany, Apulia, Sicily etc. It can be harder to find and book premium or special cars during high season, if you do not search well in advance, before you need your hire car.

Want to rent an Italian car?

Looking for a specific model? Cars you can rent in Italy are e.g. Mini: e.g. Peugeot 107, Renault Twizy, Mini Countryman, Ford Ka, etc. Economy: e.g. Smart Forfour, Toyota Yaris, Citroen DS3, Renault Captur, etc. Compact: e.g. Citroen C4 Cactus, Opel Astra, BMW 1 Series, Nissan Leaf Electric, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Ford Mondeo, Citroen C5, Toyota Avensis, Audi A3, etc. Standard: e.g. Audi A4, Volkswagen Passat, Opel Insignia, etc. Fullsize: e.g. Mercedes C Class, Mercedes E Class, BMW 3 Series, etc. Luxury: e.g. Ferrari F12 Berlinetta, BMW 7 Series, Porsche Panamera 4S, McLaren MP4 12C, etc. Premium: e.g. Mercedes CLA, Audi A6, Mercedes C220 CDI, Mercedes E Class, etc. Minivan: e.g. Mercedes Vito, Mercedes Viano, Volkswagen Sharan, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Volkswagen Crafter Cargo Van (11m3), Peugeot Partner, Mercedes Sprinter, Iveco Cargo 12-Tonner Koffer, etc. Moped: e.g. Scooter 125cc, Scooter 125cc Electric, Scooter 110cc, Scooter 50cc, etc. Convertible: e.g. Mercedes E Class Convertible, Mercedes SL, Maserati Gran Turismo Convertible, Opel Cascada, etc. Estate: e.g. Toyota Avensis Estate, Skoda Octavia Estate, Ford Focus Estate, Volkswagen Passat Estate, etc. 5 seat minivan: e.g. Ford C-Max, Citroen C4 Picasso, Citroen C3 Picasso, Citroen Berlingo, etc. 7 seat minivan: e.g. Volkswagen Touran, Renault Espace, Ford Galaxy, Citroen C4 Grand Picasso, etc. 9 seat minivan / Minibus: e.g. Fiat Scudo, Mercedes Vito Traveliner, Mercedes Vito, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Mercedes G350 BlueTec, Daihatsu Terios, Volkswagen Tiguan 4 x 4, Ford Explorer, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Lido, Sardinia, Sant’Antìoco, Elba, Ortigia, Capri, Lipari, Procida, Maddalena, Sicily, Ischia etc, the range of different cars is smaller. Autoitaly.co.uk have 24/7 customer service and it is available all year round at all times of the day and during the night. If you need help with your booking or have encountered any problems with your car hire, please do not hesitate to contact us. A member of our team will be happy to help you with any questions or problems.

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Cheap car rental ItalyOur aim is to make it as easy and simple as possible to find a rental car according to your wishes. We do not own any cars, we only compare prices and dealts on car rental between different companies such as Nomadcar, Sixt, Sicily By Car, Smile Rent, Avis, Firefly, Viten Group, Target Rent, Hertz, Green Motion, InterRent, Hertz Dream Collection, National, Dollar, Ace Rental Cars, Thrifty, Locauto, Buchbinder, Flizzr, Optimorent, CarMotion, JoyRent, Italy Car Rent, Maggiore, Global Rent a Car, Goldcar, Noleggiare, Payless, B-Rent, Keddy By Europcar, King rent, Enterprise, Ecovia, Elba by Car, Autoclick, Welcome Cars, Autovia, OS Car Rental, Oscar Rent A Car, Rhodium, Budget, Alamo, Surprice, Centauro, WinRent, MoriniRent, Europcar and Avant Car etc. in Italy. When you have rented a car from a specific company you pick it up from that company’s local office. Through autoitaly.co.uk you can easily and quickly amend/change your booking or cancel it.

Please leave a review on our search engine for rental cars in Italy. Our goal is to create the best comparison site for finding cheap car hire in Italy. We update all the information all the time and add new car rental companies in cities like Messina, Palermo, Genoa, Trieste, Milan, Naples, Rome, Verona, Bologna, Catania, Florence, Turin, Padova, Bari etc. as well as new features and tools continuously. Hope you like our site! What do you think of autoitaly.co.uk? Do you find what you are looking for?