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Car rental in Italy


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Europcar in Italy

Renting a car in Italy allows you to see places off-the-beaten track like Bergamo or Ferno. With ancient ruins, rustic countryside and a food and drink culture that is unparalleled, it’s not hard to see why we love Italy. Whether you are relaxing on the beach or enjoying a swinging city, renting a car with Europcar will help you get the most out of your Roman Holiday.

With 192 stations situated throughout Italy, you can collect your car from airports locations like Milan, Rome Fiumicino and Naples. Other popular destinations include Sicily, off the southern tip of Italy, where renting a car from Palermo or Catania allows you to see the island at its fullest.

Europcar car rental specific offers and benefits in Italy

Choose to rent with Europcar and gain access to the following advantages.

You can use Europcar mobile site and App to make your next car booking, only 5 steps and you're on the road! Explore other Europcar's mobile solutions by downloading the Europcar App for iPhone, Android and iPad to enjoy the various functionalities: fast booking, locating the closest branch and managing any of your Europcar car reservations

Discover Europcar’s international loyalty scheme Privilege program, with four tier levels: Privilege Club, Privilege Executive, Privilege Elite and Privilege Elite VIP. The Privilege loyalty program rewards you points whenever you rent with us. Get a free weekend’s car rental every time you move up a tier level.

Driving in Italy

To rent a car in Italy, a valid EU licence is accepted.

The national speed limit on motorways is 130 km/h, on main roads it is 100 km/h, and on secondary roads it is 90 km/h. The speed limit in urban areas is set between 50-70 km/h, which will be signposted. Speed must be reduced according to visibility at night, in school zones, and narrow or steep roads. Subject to weather conditions, the speed limit can change to 90 km/h on roads outside built-up areas, and 110 km/h on motorways.

Be aware that the rules around parking are a bit different in Italy. For built-up areas, parking is allowed on the right-hand side of roads with two-way traffic. For one-way streets, parking is permitted on both sides of the street, but only if there is at least 3 metres space left in the road.

Paid parking zones are enforced in big towns, and indicated by blue road signs. Zones with limited parking times are indicated by blue stripes. In the capital city Rome, parking is prohibited in the historic centre from Monday-Friday, between 7am-8pm.

In Italy with Europcar

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Italy endears itself to exploration by car and Europcar provides a fleet for all kinds of Italian trips, whether you’re renting a city car for the weekend (Nissan Micra, SMART FORFOUR are bestsellers) or are hitting the road as a family. You can also live la dolce vita in a luxury car rentals including Alfa Romeo Giulietta or Audi A3. Europcar Italy offer van rental as well with reliable models like Peugeot Expert or Iveco Daily.

What not to miss while driving in Italy

Italy is a country rich in culture. Situated in southern Europe, at the heart of the Mediterranean basin, you can enjoy majestic landscapes and fresh produce, marvel at the Renaissance architecture in Florence and Venice, and walk through Rome’s living museum of ancient ruins, frescoes and ecclesiastical wonders. Break away from the cities and get lost in the impressive beauty of the Alps, or soak up the romance of chic coastal towns like Manarola in Cinque Terra and Sorrento.

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Car and van hire at Italy is made easy with Europcar.

Friendly service, new cars and low prices are part of our every day offer. Whether you are hiring a car for business or pleasure, or you need a car or van, Europcar has the right hire car at Italy for you.

Europcar is looking forward to serving you at its car hire branch: Italy. Remember to always bring your driving license, valid credit card and additional proof of identity (such as a passport if you are hiring abroad).

Europcar’s Green Programme: At Europcar, we understand the environmental impact of car hire. That’s why we have wholeheartedly embraced a sustainable development programme and are proud to be the first car hire company at Italy with certified commitments.