We compare rental car prices and car rental from several companies in all popular destinations in Italy, and find the best prices on rental cars. Search for and book in cities and communities such as, Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo, Genoa, Bologna, Florence, Catania, Bari, Messina, Verona, Padova, Trieste. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you arrive.
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Facts about Italy
Italy (Republic of Italy, Italian Republic) is a country with approximately 60,340,000 inhabitants and is located in Europe. Total surface/area 301,230 km² / 116,306 mi². It is the 5th largest country on Europe when it comes to inhabitants and the 10th largest regarding its surface. The capital is Rome which has 2,318,900 inhabitants. It consists of twenty regions/states/counties and the largest are Lombardy, Campania, Lazio, Sicily, Veneto, Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna, Apulia, Tuscany, Calabria, Sardinia, Liguria, Marche, Abruzzo, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Trentino-South Tyrol, Umbria, Basilicata, Molise and Aosta Valley. Italy is the 23th largest country on when it comes to inhabitants and the 72th largest regarding the surface. Other names for this country is Italie, il Bel Paese, Italian Republic, Italien, Republic of Italy, Repubblica Italiana, Italia. Has neighboring countries such as Switzerland, Vatican City, Slovenia, San Marino, France, Austria. Is it included in the price to cross national borders? Usually not, the car rental company may charge a fee to cross national borders to Switzerland, Vatican City, Slovenia, San Marino, France, Austria. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Euro (EUR). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. Websites on the internet often have the domain .it. See the weather reports and find maps of Italy. We give tips and recommendations on attractions, museums, experiences, and destinations which you can visit during your stay in the country. The five largest cities are Rome (c. 2318900 pop), Milan (c. 1236800 pop), Naples (c. 959500 pop), Turin (c. 870500 pop), Palermo (c. 648300 pop). Common languages are e.g. Italian, German, French, Sardinian, Catalan, Corsican, Slovenian. The official currency is Euro (EUR) and is used for your payments. The five highest mountains are Monte Rosa (4634 m / 15,203 ft), Naso del Liskamm (4272 m / 14,016 ft), Les Grandes Jorasses (4208 m / 13,806 ft), Gran Paradiso (4061 m / 13,323 ft) and La Grivola (3969 m / 13,022 ft). Do you need to make a call? To make a call with a phone you use the country code +39.
Tourist attractions och activities in Italy
A day for wine tasting in Italy? It is often possible to stay one night or more at the vineyard. Vitivinicola Manera, Tenuta dei Fiori, Perla del Garda, Cantina Zarelli, Veneranda Vite, Colline di sopra, Cincinnato, Cascina del Cavagnè, La famiglia Bicocchi, Cascina Longoria, Cascina Cordera, Azienda Agricola Fratelli Berlucchi, Borgo Santinovo, La Castellina, Cantine Antonio Caggiano, Araldica Vini Piemontesi, Cantina Basile, Amerio Enzo, Azienda Agricola Noceto Michelotti, Nicola, Fattoria Le Terrazze, La Salceta, Cantina – Frantoio oleario Mazzola, Terre Gaie, Dianetti Vini and Vigneti Sella & Mosca are examples of vineyards and wine producers. Looking for activities and experiences with the kids? Amusement parks, water parks and theme parks in Italy are for example Aqvasport Giussano, Paperopolis, Piscina Acquapark Florida, Parco Avventura IndianaPark Terme della Fratta, Parco Avventura Tre Querce, Acquapark Egnazia, Minitalia-Leolandia, Santa Claus Village, Parco Avventura Bosco d’Alcamo, New Jesolandia, Parco Avventura di Torbole, Minigolf Mamiano, Parco giochi Cavallino Rosso, Funny Island, Kartodromo 90, Parco Letterario Elio Vittorini, Hidron, Pista Mirkart Monasterace, Pista del mare, Gummy Park, Parco Giochi Gomma Piuma, Indiana Golf, Pista Jonica di Lerede Salvatore, Christian, Karting Club Messina, Paradise Go kart, South Garda karting, Acquario Civico and Beach Village Riccione. Spend a day looking on animals? Safari Ravenna, Lido di Jesolo Sea Life Aquarium, Acquario Della Stazione Zoologica Di Napoli, Zoo D’Abruzzo, Acquario di Livorno, Zoosafari Fasanolandia, Acquario Di Cattolica, Delfinario di Rimini, Acquario Mediterraneo dell’Argentario, Parco Zoo Falconara, Acquarium – Porto S. Elpidio, Centro Fauna Selvatica Provinciale, Acquario Cala Gonone, Il Parco degli Uccelli di Mura Simonetta, Giardino Zoologico, Acquario Marino della Città di Trieste, Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia, Aquarium Mondo Marino, Parco Natura Viva, Zoo Delle Maitine, Naples Zoo, Aquarium CEAM, Zoo delle star, Parco degli Angeli and Acquario di Bolsena are tropicarium, tropical house, animal parks, aquarium, zoos and terrarium.
Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Italy
There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Italy: Mini cars (Mini), Medium SUV, Compact cars (Compact), SUV / Jeep (SUV), 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Premium cars (Premium), Minivan, Mini elite, Estate, Intermediate elite, Standard cars (Standard), Special cars (Special), Moped, Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), Economy elite, Fullsize elite, 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), Luxury cars (Luxury), Hybrid cars, Cargo van, Compact elite, Small SUV, Luxury elite, Exotic cars (Exotic), Economy cars (Economy), Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Convertible, 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Intermediate, Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Electric cars. Big cities and popular destinations have more car types to choose from. If you want to rent a luxury car then search at the major airports and the most popular destinations in the major regions such as Lombardy, Campania, Lazio, Sicily, Veneto, Piedmont, Emilia-Romagna, Apulia, Tuscany, Calabria, Sardinia, Liguria, Marche, Abruzzo, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Trentino-South Tyrol, Umbria, Basilicata, Molise and Aosta Valley etc. It can also be harder to find and book special cars during peak season, if you do not search well in advance, before you need your rental car.
Cars you can rent in Italy are e.g. Electric cars, Economy elite, Small SUV, Mini elite, etc. 5 seater minivan: e.g. Renault Scenic, Citroen C4 Picasso, Citroen C3 Picasso, etc. Premium cars: e.g. Audi A6, Mercedes C Class, Mercedes E Class, Fiat 500 Abarth, Exotic cars, etc. Luxury cars: e.g. Ferrari 360 Modena, Ferrari 458 Italia, Bentley Continental GT Coupe, Porsche Cayenne, Range Rover Sport, etc. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Renault Espace, Mercedes Viano, Ford Galaxy, Volkswagen Touran, Large truck-lorry, etc. Convertible: e.g. Mercedes CLK Convertible, Fiat 500 Convertible, Fiat 124 Spider, BMW 6 Series Convertible, Peugeot 207 Convertible, etc. Fullsize cars: e.g. BMW 3 Series Hybrid, Mercedes C Class, BMW 3 Series, etc. Intermediate elite: e.g. Alfa Romeo Giulia, BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, etc. Moped: e.g. Scooter 125cc, Scooter 125cc Electric, Scooter 50cc, Compact elite, etc. Minivan: e.g. Mercedes Viano, Renault Trafic, Fullsize elite, Hybrid cars, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Ford Transit SWB Van, Fiat Scudo, Fiat Fiorino Cargo Van, etc. Mini cars: e.g. Fiat 500, Mitsubishi Miev Electric, Toyota Aygo, Medium SUV, etc. Estate: e.g. BMW 5 Series Estate, Ford Focus Estate, Peugeot 508 Estate, Jaguar F Pace, Special cars, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Toyota Avensis, Opel Mokka, Audi A3, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Mercedes Vito Traveliner, Ford Tourneo, Ford Transit, Small-medium truck-lorry, Luxury elite, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. BMW X5, Mercedes GLE, BMW X3, Volkswagen Tiguan 4WD, Renault Koleos, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Infiniti Q30, Opel Astra, Fiat 500L (Snow Tyres), etc. Standard cars: e.g. BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe, Opel Insignia, Mercedes CLA Estate, Volkswagen Passat, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Renault Zoe Electric, Volkswagen Polo, Peugeot 2008, Renault Captur, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Sicily, Sardinia, Ischia, Elba, Capri, Lido, Lipari, Ortigia, Maddalena, Sant’Antìoco, Procida, Pantelleria Island, Femmine, San Pietro Island, Lampedusa, La Giudecca, Favignana, Ponza, Burano, Salina, Sacca Fisola, Giglio Island, Vulcano, Isola Marettimo, Isola San Nicola, Isola di Levanzo, Linosa Island, Capraia, Stromboli, Panarea, San Domino Island, Filicudi, Gorgona, Alicudi, Caprera, Palmaria, Isola Santo Stefano, Isola di Giannutri and Torcello etc, the range is smaller.
Traffic regulations and car driving
As in all countries on earth the number of traffic rules in Italy can be endless, but it does not impose any problems renting and driving a car. In larger cities such as Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo, Genoa, Bologna, Florence, Catania, Bari, Messina, Verona, Padova, Trieste, it is sometimes difficult to drive a car. At rush hour, there can be a lot of traffic and it can be difficult to find parking. Learn the most important traffic and parking regulations to ensure a safe trip and that you abide the law.
Tips on finding rental cars in Italy
Book the car in Italy before your trip, it is almost always cheaper. Also, book as early as possible, it becomes more expensive the closer you get to your trip. If your car is supposed to be collected at an airport you should book before you leave, as in Rome Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Rome Ciampino Giovan Battista Pastine Airport, Milan Malpensa Airport, Milan Linate Enrico Forlanini Airport, Naples Capodichino Ugo Niutta Airport, Turin Caselle Sandro Pertini Airport, Palermo Punta Raisi Falcone Borsellino Airport, Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport and Bologna Borgo Panigale Guglielmo Marconi Airport. When you are looking for a rental car in Italy, autoprio.com compares, for example, these companies: WinRent, JoyRent, Optimorent, Enterprise, Elba by Car, Europcar, Sixt, CarMotion, Hertz, Dollar, Oscar, Locauto, Avant Car, Thrifty, Autoclick, Firefly, Italy Car Rent, Ace, InterRent, Buchbinder, Surprice, Payless, Rhodium, Centauro, Welcome Cars, Budget, Noleggiare, OS Car Rental, Nomadcar, Flizzr, Global, National, B-Rent, Keddy By Europcar, Alamo, Hertz Dream Collection, Target Rent, King Rent, Green Motion, Avis, Ecovia, Smile Rent, MoriniRent, Autovia, Maggiore, Sicily By Car, Viten Group, Goldcar.
Destinations in Italy
Compare car rental in regions such as: Cheap Car Hire Lombardy, Campania, Lazio, Sicily, Veneto, Piedmont, Barbaresco, Emilia-Romagna, Riviera Romagnola, Apulia, Tuscany, Calabria, Sardinia, Liguria and Marche. Car rental in towns such as: Rent a Car Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo, Genoa, Bologna, Florence, Catania, Bari, Venice, Messina, Verona, Padova, Trieste, Brescia, Prato, Taranto, Reggio Calabria and Modena. Car rental in airports such as: Car Rental Rome Fiumicino Airport, Rome Ciampino Airport, Milan Malpensa Airport, Milan Linate Airport, Naples Airport, Turin Caselle Airport, Palermo Airport, Genoa-Sestri Airport, Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Florence-Peretola Airport, Catania-Fontanarossa Airport, Bari Palese Airport, Venice Marco Polo Airport, Verona Villafranca Airport, Trieste-Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport, Reggio Calabria Airport, Cagliari Elmas Airport, Parma Airport, Foggia Gino Lisa Airport and Salerno Costa d'Amalfi Airport.
Frequently asked questions about car rental in Italy
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Italy?
Yes, in most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location. 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.
Can I rent a car if I’m under 25 or over 75 in Italy?
Yes, most car rental agents have a minimum age limit of 21 years for rentals. However, requirements may vary depending on the car rental agent 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.
Can I book without a credit card in Italy?
Yes. You can make a booking without a credit card. 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.
Where can I purchase car rental insurancein Italy?
We recommend purchasing the damage refund insurance at the time of booking. Our insurance partners offer a complete damage refund insurance package which is up to 50% cheaper than what you would pay at the rental supplier’s desk. The insurance cost and conditions will be displayed at the time of booking.
Car rental companies we compare in Italy
To find the best price for a car, autoprio.com compares, among others, the following companies; Green Motion, Ecovia, OS Car Rental, Avant Car, Payless, Italy Car Rent, Nomadcar, Elba by Car, Autovia, Budget, WinRent, Welcome Cars, CarMotion, Alamo, Enterprise, Target Rent, Noleggiare, Flizzr, B-Rent, JoyRent, InterRent, Avis, Sicily By Car, Dollar, Maggiore, Hertz, Thrifty, Goldcar, Locauto, Rhodium, King Rent, Keddy By Europcar, MoriniRent, Global, Centauro, Viten Group, Ace, Autoclick, Surprice, Optimorent, Sixt, National, Firefly, Buchbinder, Oscar, Hertz Dream Collection, Europcar and Smile Rent in Italy.