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Car Rental Age Limit for Seniors

When planning a trip with a Sixt rental car you might have questions about upper age limits. Often in the United States the rules are focused on the driver being 21 and older. The US regulations for car rental over 75 years of age aren’t as clear as in other countries. Here we try to give you some clarity on the subject. If you want to find out about car rental under 25, you can find more information here.

Car Rental Age Limit

What Is the Car Rental Age Limit for Seniors?

At Sixt rent a car locations in the US we don’t have upper age limits. We do look at any restrictions listed on a renter’s driver’s license and check that it's vald. There are no specific excess charges for car rental protection through Sixt for drivers age 70 and older. In the US the car rental age restrictions are generally only that the driver be over 21If you have doubts about your ability to rent a car with Sixt, please contact the desired branch or check the rental information.

Car Rental Abroad over 75 Years of Age

In most of Europe, there is no car rental age limit for drivers over the age of 65. Germany, France, Spain and the United Kingdom all have all car rental over 80 years old.  In parts of Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia there are restrictions or surcharges for senior drivers. It is worth checking in advance the rental information.