Car Rental in Italy

Drive a premium and affordable car rental in Italy by making a reservation with SIXT. Our diverse fleet is filled with a selection of cars from a variety of top-tier manufacturers, including BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz. Friendly English-speaking customer service agents are there to help you with all your needs. To rent a car in Italy, you can choose from multiple locations in cities across the country, including Milan, Rome and Florence. While a convertible is a great choice for those that will be driving along the coast, a sedan or SUV are convenient for anyone driving through the country’s mountains. 

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SIXT Services in Italy

With SIXT, booking a car rental in Italy is easier than ever before. There are numerous car rental categories for you to choose from, including compact cars, sedans, minivans, SUVs and luxury and exotic models. You can easily customize your reservation to fit your needs by selecting bookable add-ons, like GPS, an additional driver, or car seats for children. Different flexible rental periods are available depending on how long you need a vehicle, including for one day, weekly, and monthly. 

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Good to know when you are visiting Italy

Car rental under 25 in Italy

You must be at least 18 with a valid driver’s license for 1 year to rent with SIXT in Italy. An underage driver fee applies for those under 25. Some car categories have a higher minimum age for rental. 

Driver's license requirements

You must have a valid driver’s license for at least 1 year, depending on the car category. Renters with licenses in a non-Roman alphabet must also present an International Driving Permit or an official translation. 

Documents you need to rent a car in Italy

 A valid driver’s license for at least 1 year, along with a major credit or debit card are required. If your license is in a non-Roman alphabet you also need an International Driving Permit or official translation. 

Payment methods

We accept credit and debit cards from international credit card companies like Visa, Mastercard and American Express in Italy. Some car categories can only be rented with a major credit card. 


You can travel to other EU countries depending on what car category you booked and which of our 3 zones the country is in. Be sure to ask if you are unsure about crossing borders in your rental. 

One-way car rental in Italy

 It is best to ask before booking if a one-way rental between your desired cities in Italy is possible. A fee may apply. 

Best places to visit in Italy

  • Milan: Known for being one of the most fashionable cities in the world, Milan has an endless number of things to see and do, whether it be climbing to the top of the Duomo di Milano, going shopping at the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II or exploring the Sforzesco Castle. 
  • Rome: A trip to Italy would not be complete without discovering the capital city of Rome. Pay a visit to the iconic Colosseum, go to St. Peter's Basilica, known for being one of the world’s largest churches, or make a wish at the famous Trevi Fountain. 
  • Florence: Art and architecture lovers will be delighted to spend some time in the city of Florence. You won’t want to miss out on going to the Uffizi Gallery to see its Renaissance masterpieces or the medieval Ponte Vecchio bridge that is surrounded by charming jewelry shops. 

Winter in Italy

Take advantage of the fewer crowds and mild climate to discover some of Italy’s main attractions, like the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Vatican City in Rome. If winter sports are your thing, discover the beautiful mountains of the Italian Alps and visit its many resorts to enjoy skiing and snowboarding. Choose a spacious hire car with room for all of your luggage and equipment. 

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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