Debit & Credit Card Payment Methods in the USA
We would like to answer all of your questions that you might have about renting a car and which payments Sixt allows when you book a car rental online. Sixt offers a wide range of payment methods please see below to find which payment method works for you best.
With Sixt the way that you pay depends on the category of vehicle that you rent. You will be able to rent a car with a debit card with Sixt, however you will only be able to choose between these categories (ECAR, CCAR, ICAR, SCAR, FCAR, IFAR, and MVAR) they are all sedan categories. When showing your debit card and drivers license at the branch counter a return flight itinerary must also be shown to be able to pay with your debit card.
There are other restrictions as well when you rent a car with a debit card such as you will not be able to rent a vehicle for longer than 28 days. So in other words you will be able to rent a car up to 28 days with a debit card. Also if you pay for the rental in advance the person’s name who is on the debit card will have to pick up the vehicle. Make sure that you bring all of this information to the Sixt station before you plan on renting a car with a debit card from Sixt!
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Credit Cards accepted by Sixt rent a car
Sixt rent a car accepts all major credit cards including American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa and Discover. You will be able to rent all car categories from Sixt if you decide to pay with a credit card. If you book and pay for the car for in advance you will need to make sure that credit card that you paid with is present when you pick up the vehicle as well as the owner of the credit / debit card.
No matter with which type of payment that you decide to pay with there will be a deposit on your vehicle depending on the vehicle category that you have chosen. If you are renting a luxury vehicle the deposit will be greater than if you were renting an economy vehicle.
Payments not accepted
At Sixt we do not accept any Prepaid Cards, Visa Electron Cards, Maestro Cards or checks. Cash is also not a possible payment method.
Paying with payment methods above is only valid for the USA locations. If you are planning on renting a car abroad there might be other possibilities such as paying with debit, check, cash or other payment methods. If you would prefer to use a different type of payment method abroad please call our customer service to see if they payment method you would like to use is offered in that country!