Can I rent a car without a Credit Card?

Are you wondering how to rent a car without a credit card? With SIXT, it is no worry! Even if you don't have a credit card you can still rent a car. We provide a number of options so you can pay for your car rental with a payment method that works best for you. You can use a debit card at specified SIXT car rental locations depending on whether you are in-state or out-of-state renter.

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Car Rental with a Debit Card

At most SIXT car rental locations, you can rent a car with a debit card. In order to use your debit card as a car rental payment method, you will be required to follow additional specifications and may be subject to restrictions. Your debit card has to be valid at the time of pick-up and issued in the name of the main driver. It is also only a available if you have selected the "Pay Later" option. You'll need to have two forms of government-issued identification, available funds, and one of the following criteria are met

  • Non-local renters may use a debit card, but may not rent any premium, luxury, or extraordinary vehicles, except for vans and pick up trucks. The renter must present the return airline ticket/roundtrip flight itinerary upon pick-up.
  • Local renters must present  an original and current utility bill that matches the name and address on the driver’s license used. Photo copies, printouts, and digital images are not permitted, and these bills must be no more than three months old. Addititionally, in-state renters may only rent vans, up to standard sedans, up to intermediate SUVs and pickup trucks with a debit card at non-airport locations.
  • International customers, whose debit card is issued in their country of origin, may rent any category vehicle except for Specialty cars. The renter must present the return airline ticket/roundtrip flight itinerary upon pick-up.
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What kind of car can I rent with a debit card?

If opting to use a debit card to rent a car with SIXT, you still have a great selection of car rentals to choose from. With a debit card as your preferred car rental payment method, we offer you your choice of rental car from select car categories. Restrictions on the kind of car you can rent with a debit card are dependent upon whether you are an in-state resident or not.

  • In-state renters with a debit card may only rent ECAR, CCAR, ICAR, SCAR, CFAR, IFAR, SPAR, PPAR, MVAR, FVAR, PVAR.
  • Out-of-state renters with a debit card may rent MCAR, ECAR, CCAR, ICAR, SCAR, FCAR, CTAR, ITAR, STAR, IFAR, SFAR, RFAR,  FFAR, GFAR, SPAR, PPAR, MVAR, FVAR,PVAR and cargo vans.
  • International renters with a debit card may all categories except specialty cars.
  • Debit cards are not accepted for long term rentals (defined as 28 days or longer).