Compare car rentals in Italy

Searching and comparing car rental prices in Italy. Exclusive discounts up to 70% Make stops where you like, and not where the tour guide decides, quickly get to a place, carry everything you need with you, such a trip will be easy and convenient. And with the help of the Car-scanner service, it will be advantageous as well; you will find special offers for rent on our website.

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Car models and prices on cars-scanner

In order to see the daily average cost of a car, select a model from the list.

An important detail! Please note that the price for the same car may differ by 20 - 30% depending on the car rental point.

Speed limits

In a new city, you are going to get many impressions, do not make acquaintance with the local road patrol service one of these impressions and do not take time and money away from your own rest. In order to avoid this, it is enough to comply with the speed limit:

Carefully follow the information on the road signs; sometimes the allowed speed is reduced for some local reasons.

Prices for petrol/diesel in Italy

Petrol stations are located on the outskirts of Italy, so it is better not to go to the city centre with the empty tank. You are allowed to transport fuel in a canister in the city, so you may, for your own calmness, buy and fill a 10-litre container with the right kind of petrol or diesel.
Approximate prices for fuel:


Age restrictions

Please note that drivers under 25 and over 70 are often less trusted at the provider's office and are subject to an extra payment when renting. The policies of your car rental company may be found on our website in the Age Restrictions section.

driver's age

How to get an additional discount in Italy

We care about your budget and in conjunction with rental companies of Italy, we regularly make deals and launch special offers. Start monitoring prices for dates you are interested in right at the beginning of planning your trip, so you have a better chance to rent a car with the maximum benefit. The most reasonable time is 2-4 months before the start of the rental time within normal periods and 3-6 months within the high season.

You may cancel the booking free of charge 24 hours before the start of the rental time, in this case, the money will be returned to your account in full.

Return in other city or country

To find out the possibility and cost of returning a rented car in another city, check the box "return to another place" and search for options. In the search results, only those rental companies will be displayed that allow you to return cars to another location. The price indicated on our website already includes the one-way tariff.

Additional local fees

In order for you not having to think about additional costs, we, the cars-scanner service, provide car rental services on an all-inclusive basis where you may see the final fixed price. But there is a short list of countries where an additional licence or contract fee, or state tax may be levied. Information about such fees and taxes will be provided by the rental company. Please read Fees Section:

However, when booking, you have the opportunity to include payable options, for example, GPS. You should pay for it later, directly to the rental company.

Insurance options

When booking, you will be offered several options for car insurance. For a quiet trip, cars-scanner recommends that you take out a full insurance policy, which covers almost all possible damages. You may do this on our website or at the rental company office.

Carefully read the terms and conditions; there should be a complete list of all occurrences clearly written in the Insurance Cover section. 

Cover features

In addition, for your convenience, we prepared a table with information on the amount of deposit from popular car rental companies in Italy

Car rental company Car class Apx. Deposit amount
budget Mini / Economy 200-400 $
Compact / Standard 400-800 $
Fullsize / Premium 700+ $
avis Mini / Economy / Compact 150-500 $
Standard / Estate 300-700 $
Fullsize / Premium / SUV 700+ $
europcar Mini / Economy 250-500 $
Standard / Estate 300-750 $
Fullsize / Premium / Minivan 600+ $
hertz Economy 200-600 $
Compact / Standard / Estate 300-700 $
Fullsize / Premium / Cabrio 550+ $
sixt Mini / Economy 250-600 $
Compact / Standard 400-900 $
Fullsize / Premium 500+ $

Payment method

MasterCard, Visa, Maestro, and American Express cards are accepted for booking payments.
PLEASE NOTE that some rental points accept credit cards only. In order not to find out about this at the time when you receive the car, carefully read the Payment Methods section before travelling.

Deposit and credit card information

You have read the terms and found out that the credit card is really needed, but you do not have it? Before you do anything, check the type of your current debit card on www.bindb.com. Some banks issue credit cards as debit cards with zero limit. If your card is one on them, you are very lucky. It is also suitable for booking.

Crossing international borders in a rented car

Do you want to take a car and visit several countries at once? Consult the Border Crossing section in advance in order to know exactly which borders allow crossing.

Travel restrictions

What documents will be required for car receipt?

Driver's license
Credit card
Voucher
PLEASE NOTE

According to the rules of most rental companies of Italy, the provision of an international driving licence is required.

Be careful on the road. Fines in Italy are quite high.

In Italy, as well as in other European cities, adherence of traffic rules is strictly monitored, and punishments are rigorously enforced. Follow the speed limits and traffic rules, do not drink at the wheel, and most likely, a meeting with the road patrol service staff will be a threatening one. There is also a chance to get fined in everyday life. We have collected the most common situations you should beware of:


Be attentive to warning signs and plaques you meet in Italy. All of them are accompanied by pictograms and arranged in such way to understand the rules of conduct even without knowing a foreign language. Anything may lead to a fine, speeding, a spontaneous lunch in the wrong place, or accidentally dropping litter. And do not forget a serious violation may lead you to a trial in court.

Toll roads in Italy

You may use cash and cards to pay for toll roads. Local drivers equip vehicles with special readers, so beware; you may not drive in the same way.

Booking cancellation & modification policy

If the details of your trip have changed, and you do not need a booked car, there are no problems.

We will replace your booking free of charge, if you contact us at least 24 hours before the start of the rental time.

Cancellation less than 24 hours will cost you 50 EUR; the rest will be returned to your account.

Carefully read the cancellation policy for cars participating in deals and special offers; some of them may change their cancellation conditions.

Reviews

2016-11-16
I traveled along the roads of Andalusia. It was my dream. I visited several cities, including the beautiful Seville. I rented a car via this resource. When booking, I liked that I would take it from the airport, and leave it in any place convenient for me. The cost was more than affordable, especially since the full package of options was included in the base cost. I want to thank the site, it helped me very much and released from overpayment.
2017-01-26
Initially I booked a hire car from Gold Car for a holiday in Malta via Cars Scanner. My initial feedback is good: the website is clear, the price of the car hire from Gold Car beat all the opposition by miles. The telephone operator was always polite and helpful on the times I rang. The friction and unhappiness occurred post booking. 48 hours before our trip I realised I had misplaced the PIN number of the credit card. I rang both Gold Car (who were utterly useless and simply recommended taking out a vastly inflated insurance policy) and Cars Scanner who gave several sensible suggestions. Due to the dreadful experience of my communications with Gold Car I did not want to give them more money and agreed with Cars Scanner to move (at no extra charge - a kind concession) to Rhodium. My experience with Rhodium was the worst car hire experience in 30 years of hiring cars abroad (see separate review). My criticism of Cars Scanner is that they did not disclose that Gold Car and Rhodium are fundamentally the same company and it is improbable they did not know this given how easily I checked this upon our return plus when I completed the Cars Scanner feedback questionnaire I asked for someone to contact me and supply evidence to support a number of assertions made by staff at Rhodium regarding information I would have been given by them: to date no response from Cars Scanner.
2017-05-07
One second - and here I have a car I've always dreamt to drive.