Italy car rentals

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Cheap car hire in Italy

Passenger van$663/day
Compact estate car$49/day
Compact SUV$58/day
Supplier choice$66/day
Intermediate SUV$105/day
Intermediate estate car$322/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Car rental directory

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car hire locations in Italy

    772 Locations

  • free2move

    Free2Move car hire locations in Italy

    323 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car hire locations in Italy

    301 Locations

  • leasys

    Leasys Rent car hire locations in Italy

    287 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car hire locations in Italy

    268 Locations

  • maggiore

    MAGGIORE car hire locations in Italy

    255 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in Italy

    232 Locations

  • drivalia

    DRIVALIA car hire locations in Italy

    229 Locations

  • europcar

    Europcar car hire locations in Italy

    209 Locations

  • winrent

    Win Rent car hire locations in Italy

    187 Locations

  • megadrive

    MEGADRIVE car hire locations in Italy

    162 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car hire locations in Italy

    145 Locations

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Top tips for hiring a car in Italy

  • Renting a car in Italy affords travelers great flexibility for exploring the countryside. Drivers can enjoy a great variety of rural road trips taking in Italy’s spectacular scenery, from lakes to mountains to the coast. Some of the most popular self-drive routes include the Amalfi Coast from Naples to Sorrento, the Stevio Pass in South Tyrol, the Sabina foothills near Rome, and the rugged landscapes of Sicily.
  • When choosing to rent a car in Italy, it is important to be aware that national law states that a collision damage waiver and theft protection must be purchased directly from your rental agency. Not all companies provide inclusive prices, so be sure to double-check when comparing rates. Other insurances, however, may be purchased through a third party, such as a credit card provider.
  • Children under 5 ft (60 in) tall must be seated in an age-appropriate baby or child seat. This must always be positioned in the rear of the vehicle, never in the front seat. Most rental agencies will provide child seats for an additional fee, depending on the size; for example, Budget charges between €8.50 ($9.60) and €25 ($28) per day. Make sure to book this service in advance to guarantee availability. Otherwise, you will not be legally allowed to drive.
  • A popular option when renting a car in Italy is to travel into neighboring countries like Austria and France. Most multinational agencies, like Sixt, Avis, and Hertz, will allow this kind of cross-border travel without a problem. It is always worth checking in advance, however, especially when renting a high-end car or planning a road trip to Eastern European countries.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Italy for $96 or less
  • Book your rental car in Italy at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Italy are around 56% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Supplier choice rental cars in Italy are around 24% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Italy

The rates displayed include all taxes and fees for hire cars for the class listed and were found by KAYAK users in the last 48 hours. Offers are subject to change and may not be available on all car hires listed or dates of travel. Some hire car providers charge additional fees for other services (GPS, infant car seats, etc.). Please check the website of the respective hire car provider.