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Car Rental in Europe Made Easy

Sixt rent a car is one of the largest European car rental companies, founded in Germany in 1912 and expanding ever since. Our motto is premium cars at economy rates, you will be able to see our quality service and vehicles at thousands of locations all over Europe. Sixt offers a wide range of rental car service in Europe to make sure you have the right vehicle for your next trip. You can choose between automatic or manual transmission, so that you don't have to worry too much about driving in a new country! 

Renting a car in Europe could be any easier



  • Sixt accepts all the major international credit cards (for example VISA, Mastercard, American Express). However, limitations and/or additional payment methods may occur in certain regions or stations. You can find more information on our accepted payment methods by reading our car rental agreements here
  • Crossing countries is possible. However, a one-way car rental fee may be applied, unless specified in the reservation process. Other limitations may apply when crossing borders with a specific car rental category. Our branch managers will be happy to assist you with all the questions you may have when picking your rental car up. You can find more information about our one-way fee and permitted routes by clicking here.
  • For your comfort and your security, Sixt rent a car is glad to provide a complete coverage for your rental. However, You can always add a higher coverage anytime before the pick up date or directly at the branch. Additional costs may apply. 
  • Have a look at our latest car rental deals and plan your European road trip right now. 



Car Rental Categories in Europe

Sixt offers a wide variety of car rental categories in Europe. Whether you need a larger vehicle, such as an SUV, minivan or passenger van, or are seeking a luxury car rental - we have the car that is just right for you. Click below to read more information about each of our car categories. You are just one step away from living one of the best experiences of your life. 


Driving tips in Europe

Renting a car in Europe is easier than it seems. However, it is always necessary to own an international driving licence, a valid passport and an accepted payment method before completing a car rental, some countries have different regulations in terms of driving. You may find these below, divided by country and type of trip. 


Why rent a car with Sixt in Europe

  • Sixt Best Price guarantee!
  • New cars - on average 3 months old 
  • Free cancellation and reservation changes when you pay on arrival!
  • No credit card fees




  1. No hidden costs
  2. Excellent customer service 24/7
  3. Earn miles with our airlines partners
  4. Automatic and manual transmission available (limitations may apply)



Find a Sixt rent a car location near you in Europe

Your next premium car rental is closer than you think. Sixt rent a car is happy to assist you with a superior customer service and by offering one of the best car rental fleets in the world. Pick the country in which you are located and discover the Sixt European car rental branches near you. 

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