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Cheap Car Hire in Italy from R146

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Italy with a pick-up date of 20/6 and drop-off date of 24/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Italy car hires in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Italy. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

Most popular company

Galierirent

Most common car type

Compact

Average price per day

R559

Cheapest price per day

R146

What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Italy?

Discover the price range for hiring a car in popular cities across Italy, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 2,698 pickup locations in Italy to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

Price

R193 - R598

Out of all the popular cities in Italy, Milan is the cheapest city to hire a car in at just R193/day. Hiring a car in Milan is 68% cheaper than hiring one in Turin where the per day rate is around R598. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Italy to get a car hire in are: Rome (R194/day), Florence (R289/day), and Naples (R390/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travellers looking to hire a car in Rome should expect to spend around R194/day on their transportation. The most popular city to hire a car in Italy is Rome.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Italy?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Italy and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

January

R220

February

R202

March

R331

April

R441

May

R570

June

R735

July

R827

August

R717

September

R643

October

R404

November

R239

December

R367

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Italy is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Italy

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Italy and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

There are, in total, 6 511 car hire locations in Italy that are operated by 145 companies. In the past week, small car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: R146/day). Explore 1 car type currently offered from Italy hire providers:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

SUV

SUV

Mini

Mini

Compact estate car

Compact estate car

Supplier choice

Supplier choice

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

Compare available car types for rental in Italy

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Italy to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 24 May 2024.

Small cars

R137 - R832

All Car Types

R325 - R1 659

To hire a small car in Italy, you would pay an average price of R523/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Italy (~R137/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~R832/day). In fact, November is about 74% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Italy. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Italy, renting a small car saves you 43% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Italy small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Italy, you would pay an average price of R1 507/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Italy (~R74/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~R4 354/day). In fact, February is about 96% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Italy. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Italy, renting a medium car is 40% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a large car in Italy, you would pay an average price of R1 472/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Italy (~R917/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~R4 090/day). In fact, April is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Italy. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Italy, renting a large car is 39% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Italy, you would pay an average price of R655/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Italy (~R99/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~R1 353/day). In fact, February is about 85% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Italy. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Italy, renting a SUV saves you 28% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a van in Italy, you would pay an average price of R1 826/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a van in Italy (~R910/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~R3 847/day). In fact, February is about 51% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Italy. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Italy, renting a van is 51% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Volkswagen PoloR146/day
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A/C
Volkswagen Polo
Toyota Corolla QuestR172/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla Quest

Top rental agencies in Italy

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Italy known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Italy. Reviews were last updated on 24 May 2024.
Choose from the top car hiring agencies available in Italy, including locations near Rome, Milan and Venice. Browse through some of the top car hire agencies in Italy, including locations around Rome, Milan and Venice.

Sunnycars

599 locations

Free2Move

354 locations

DRIVALIA

318 locations

Hertz

307 locations

keddy by Europcar

307 locations

Leasys Rent

296 locations

MAGGIORE

278 locations

Avis

239 locations

Best Italy car hire deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car hiredeals in Italy. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 hire car agencies in Italy with an average daily rate of R478. Data was last updated on 24 May 2024.
These are some of the best options we've found for those looking for car hires in Italy, including options within a close proximity to Rome, Milan and Venice. If these deals don't match what you're looking for, not to worry -- deals are updated on a regular basis.
Volkswagen PoloR146/day
2
M
A/C
Volkswagen Polo
Toyota Corolla QuestR172/day
4
M
A/C
Toyota Corolla Quest
Suzuki CiazR172/day
4
M
A/C
Suzuki Ciaz

Car hire FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Italy, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 24 May 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Italy?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Target Italy (10,0 rating), JoyRent (10,0 rating) and Autovia (10,0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Italy.

  • What is the most popular car hire provider in Italy?

    The most popular car hire company at Italy is SURPRICE CAR RENTAL . With prices on MINI starting at R127/day about 169% more people book with SURPRICE CAR RENTAL than other companies in the country.

  • What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Italy?

    When visiting Italy, it is typically cheapest to hire your car in Florence where rental cars typically will cost around R380/day (35% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest car hire price in Italy was found in Rome for just R231/day.

  • What side of the road do you drive on in Italy?

    Cars travel on the right side of the road in Italy.

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Van hires in Italy

Find people carrier hire deals in Italy from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier hires in Italy cost an average of R572 per day. Price data was last updated on 24 May 2024.
For those needing a little more space, we've found these great deals on van hires in Italy, including pickup near Rome, Milan and Venice. To give users even more options, we're frequently updating deals, so check back soon if you don't see one you like.
Suzuki ErtigaR568/day
5
M
A/C
Suzuki Ertiga
Toyota AvanzaR575/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Avanza

Car hires by fuel type in Italy

Browse car hires by fuel type in Italy. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Italy. Deals were last updated on 24 May 2024.

Browse through car hire deals by fuel type in Italy. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest (R21+).

Electric

Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

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