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. At Sixt we do not accept any Prepaid Cards, Visa Electron Cards, Maestro Cards or checks. Cash is also not a possible payment method.

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

  • The payment methods allowed from Sixt depends on the car category that you have selected. You can only choose between these categories (ECAR, CCAR, ICAR, SCAR, FCAR, IFAR, and MVAR) when paying with a debit card. If you wish to rent a vehicle from any other category, you must pay with a credit card.
  • When showing your driver’s license at the branch counter a return flight itinerary must be shown to be able to pay with your debit card.
  • When paying with debit card the maximum rental period is 28 days so please keep this in mind if you're planning a longer excursion.
  • If paying for the rental in advance, the debit cardholder will have to be present when pick up the vehicle.

Still in doubt? Watch our video tutorial about our accepted payment methods below!

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