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    Car Hire Italy

    Car Hire Options in ItalyTake to the streets of Italy when you hire a car for your next trip. Be in control of your travel itinerary and eliminate the need to coordinate public transportation and meet at pick-up points during your time in Italy. Organise a road trip to Florence or tour the Grand Canal in Venice, maybe you'd like to visit the Colosseum or tour the Pantheon in Rome. Enjoy access to all these landmarks and more with your car hire in Italy.

    Convenient locations with Car Hire Services in Italy

    Use the booking engine at the top of the page to reserve your car hire in Italy! Auto Europe partners with the most reputable suppliers in the industry to ensure customers can hire a car from all major transportation hubs in Italy. Reserve your car today!

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    European Leasing in Italy

    Auto Europe offer outstanding leasing options in Italy! With our Euro-Leasing Suppliers you can collect a brand new vehicle from a number of convenient locations across Italy and enjoy the luxuries of having full comprehensive insurance with nill excess the option to travel freely throughout over 40 European Countries!

    Frequently Asked Questions on Car Hire in Italy

    Do I Need an International Driving Permit to drive a Rental Car in Italy?

    It is a requirement that visiting motorists carry their valid Australian driving licence in additionto a valid International Driving Permit. This must be obtained before leaving Australia. The minimum age to rent a car in Italy is 18 years, though some suppliers may charge a fee for young drivers (25 and under).

    How to Hire a Car in Italy?

    Use our booking engine at the top of this page to browse rates and book your car hire in minutes. Simply enter the city or transport station you are looking to pick-up your car hire in, select the dates, and find your car! Compare rates from multiple suppliers for a variety of different car classes to find your ideal vehicle.

    Contact Auto Europe - ItalyCan I Hire a Car in Italy without a Credit Card?

    Many suppliers in Italy require a credit card on file to pick-up a car hire. Auto Europe works with suppliers who have other options for travellers. Contact us today for assistance in booking your car hire in Italy, 1300 656 601

    Book your car hire in Italy with Auto Europe over our safe, reliable and secure online booking system. For more information, read our Car Rental FAQ page or Contact Us today.

    Information on Driving a Rental Car in Italy 

    Italy is home to some of the most beautiful cities in the world. A holiday in Italy would not be complete without a trip to Rome. The iconic Italian city is lined with many world-famous buildings including the Roman Coloseum and The Vatican's St. Peter's Square. Drive 227 km up north and you will enter Florence, known as the birthplace of the Renaissance and the capital of Italy's Tuscany region. The World Heritage City is home to some of the most spectacular art in the world. Continue your journey about a 100km up north and you will find yourself in Bologna. Here you can visit the oldest university in the world and enjoy the amazing Italian Cuisine. For additional information on driving in Italy, we encourage our clients to refer to our specialised Italy Driving Information page.

    Italy ZTL Zones for Travelers

    When preparing to drive in Italy, it's important to be aware of the Limited Traffic Zones (Zona Traffico Limitato / ZTL) found in larger cities. Most historic city centres, including Rome, Florence, Milan and Pisa have these zones. ZTL's are set up to reduce overall congestion around popular attractions and also to help slow the degradation to these areas caused by the constant influx of visitors each year.

    Drivers who enter a ZTL without proper authorization will be fined, and in most circumstances, tourists and non-local visitors are not issued passes - only locals are permitted to drive through these zones. The fines for violating a ZTL boundary ranges depending on the city you're driving in, but on average is about 65 EUR, not including the "Traffic Violation Fee" (usually around 25 EUR per fine) charged by car rental suppliers.

    It should be noted that rental cars in Italy are never permitted in ZTL zones during their active times, regardless of a signs fine print and exclusions.

    Italy Fleet Guide

    You can find details and compare all the great cars available for hire in Italy by checking out our fleet guide. Please note that not all cars are available at all locations.

    Border Crossings

    If you plan to travel through Europe with your rental car, there are a few things to bear in mind. You will need to inform Auto Europe of the countries you intend to visit at the time of booking as well as the car hire supplier when you pick up your rental car. In general, travel across borders is permitted between west and central European nations. Each provider has slightly different rules regarding travel to certain countries and it is advisable to make sure that your planned driving route is in accordance with any international restrictions in place. Fees may also be payable to the supplier, the main reason for this is to cover the insurance based on the safety of the area you are travelling to, and locally at border crossings.

    Italy Car Hire Inclusions

    All of our rental bookings include Value Added Tax (VAT) and third-party liability insurance. You can also have peace of mind with 24-hour emergency roadside assistance and 24/7 phone support.

    Alternative Transportation Services in Italy

    Regardless of where your plans in Italy take you, Auto Europe has the ideal mode of transportation for all travellers. With the guaranteed best rates in the car hire industry, we take pride in providing our clients with this exceptional value. While we are known for our unmatched rates on traditional car hires, we additionally offer rates on luxury, motorhome, van hires and more - so, our clients can ensure that they have the ideal vehicle for their travel plans. Compare rates in our booking engine and save today!

    Motorhome Hire in Italy
    Italy Motorhome Hire -  Offering a unique way to explore and experience Italy, motorhome hires are on the rise. While behind the wheel of an RV, your travel options have no boundaries. With safe and accommodating locations to pitch throughout, you can make the most of your time when travelling in Italy and beyond.
    Van Hire Italy
    Van Hire Italy -  If a traditional car hire doesn't have enough space for your travel party, consider Auto Europe's fantastic rates on van hires. We offer small, medium and large vans, so whether you are enjoying Italy in a large group or need to transport sizable luggage - Auto Europe has you covered. In our booking engine, compare rates, capacity, detailed specs and more.
    Luxury Car Hire Italy
    Luxury Car Hire Italy -  Seeking a premium travel experience during your time in Italy? Consider a luxury car hire with Auto Europe for stylish and comfortable vehicles from manufacturers such as Mercedes, Audi, Porsche, Maserati, and more. Compare rates and find the ideal vehicle for your travel plans in Italy!