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Frequently asked questions

Where is Italy?
Driving in unfamiliar territory can be a daunting thought for some people, but there’s no need to worry. Get up to date on the following info and you’ll be guiding your rental car down the highways of Italy in no time at all. Italy is just one of the countries located in Europe, a land mass that never fails to exhilarate and impress. Its capital is Rome. Home to some of the country’s most popular sights, it’s an excellent introduction to what this place is about.
What are the major attractions in Italy?
With your own rental car, it’ll be easy to see this place’s biggest and best sights! Italy boasts some truly unforgettable attractions like the following:

  • Rialto Bridge (0.3 miles from the center of Venice)
  • St. Peter’s Basilica (1 mile from the center of Rome)
  • Castello Lucera (2 miles from the center of Lucera)

What are the best road trip destinations in Italy?
Being in control of when and where you travel is one of the greatest advantages of having your own rental car while on vacation. Take the reins on your journey around Italy and delight in the freedom of exploring its best destinations at your own pace. Try to visit as many of this place’s most renowned destinations as you can:

  • Rome (population of 2,318,900)
  • Milan (population of 1,236,800)
  • Naples (population of 959,500)
  • Turin (population of 870,500)

How can I get a cheap car rental in Italy?
We’ve put together a list of our best tips and tricks to help you save more money:

  • Research as many different offers as possible (we make that chore a breeze!);
  • Set up an email Price Drop Alert for your next exciting vacation destination. You never know what great bargains will zoom straight into your inbox;
  • Check both airport and non-airport pickup outlet locations to be sure you’re scoring the best bargain in town;
  • If your dates are not written in stone, see if you can get a lower price by choosing different days in your search;
  • To avoid paying late fees or for a whole extra day, try to keep your pickup and drop-off times as similar as possible;
  • Sometimes companies reward you handsomely for paying upfront — keep your eyes open for these deals;
  • And lastly, secure your favorite set of wheels as soon as you possibly can to bag a truckload of savings!

What is the most popular rental car category in Italy?
If all you want is four wheels and an engine, choose an economy car. They’re the most booked rental vehicle category in Italy. Along with all the standard features, they come with perks like excellent fuel economy and big savings on rental fees. Grab the keys to one and zip around Rome and Milan without difficulty.It’s always good to escape the city, and if you do, get ready to be richly rewarded. With cliffs, bays, and dunes to explore, Italy is ripe for thrilling adventures. A larger vehicle like an SUV or a four-wheel drive will give you more space for those longer rides.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Italy?
For some people, owning a luxury vehicle is the stuff that dreams are made of. But renting the car of your dreams is far easier than you think! Imagine the thrill of cruising around town in a swanky sports car, even if it’s only for a few days. Or perhaps all you’re after is a set of wheels to bring you from point A to point B. Flashy or affordable? Either way, there’s a rental car to suit you in Italy.
What side of the road do they drive on in Italy?
In Italy, motorists stick to the right-hand side. When traveling someplace new, it’s always a good idea to opt for an automatic vehicle. That way, you can concentrate on the road ahead and not worry about gear changes.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Italy?
Usually, your car rental company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may forward your contact details to local law enforcement agencies so they can send a fine straight to you.

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