Debit & Credit Card Payment Methods in the US

Sixt rent a car offers a large selection of payment methods making it easy to pay the way you prefer for a car rental in the US. With Sixt you will able to pay for your car rental with all major credit cards including American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa and Discover. If you book and pay for the car for in advance you will need to make sure that the credit card that you paid with is present when you pick up the vehicle as well as the owner of the card.

Accepted Payment Methods with Sixt Rent a Car

Regardless of your payment type, there will be a deposit on your vehicle. The amount of the deposit depends on the selected rental category; if you are renting a luxury vehicle the deposit will be greater than if you were renting an economy vehicle. 

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 payment methods to take into account. If you would prefer to use a different type of payment method abroad please call our customer services for more information.

Debit Card Payment Conditions for your Sixt Rental

Debit cards with available funds may be accepted at select locations at Sixt's sole discretion with two forms of government-issued ID, and only if one of the following conditions are met:

  1. The renter presents a return airline ticket or roundtrip itinerary upon pick-up. OR 
  2. A local renter* can present two recent and original utility bills which match the name and address on the

Drivers License of the renter. Photocopies, printouts, and digital images are not permitted

  1. Local Renters* with a debit card may need additional documentation and can only rent MCAR, ECAR, CCAR, and ICAR.
  2. Non-local renters with a debit card can also rent SCAR, FCAR, CTAR, STAR, IFAR, SFAR, FFAR, MVAR, FVAR and Cargo Vans.

Debit card rentals are not allowed for long term rentals (defined as 28 days or longer).

We do not accept any Prepaid Cards, Visa Electron Cards, Electronic Use Only Cards, Maestro Cards, checks or Cash.

*Local renters are defined as renters who pick up a rental vehicle in the state of their residence as identified by the address on their driver's license.

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