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Population:59.7 million
English Speakers:34%
Country Code:39
Emergency Services:112
Drives On:Right
Time Zones:UTC +1

Car Hire Italy

It would be hard for any country to live up to the praise that Italy attracts, but this Mediterranean beauty never disappoints. Whether you come for the scenery, the food, the culture, or the people, travelling in Italy with car hire is one of those experiences you will treasure forever.  See why Rome is the Eternal City, escape to the islands, or ski in the Dolomites - there is always something to discover in Italy.

Why Should I Book Car Hire in Italy with Nova?

Give yourself a break, and let Nova Car Hire take the hard work out of renting a car. Backed by the buying power of 1.5 million customers, we secure the kind of steeply discounted rates that an individual consumer could never hope to negotiate, and we pass those exceptional rates on to you. Book online using our straightforward reservation system, and you’ll be on the route to cheap, reliable car hire within minutes.

Car Hire Requirements in Italy

When collecting your hire car in Italy, make sure to have your full driving licence and booking confirmation voucher with you. The main driver must pay the balance (rate less deposit) using their own credit card. Keep your licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration documents in the rental car at all times.

Airports in Italy

Of the many airports that bring fortunate visitors to Italy, Rome Fiumicino Airport is by far the busiest, processing almost double the number of passengers as its nearest rival. Other significant international airports include Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate, Bergamo, Venice Marco Polo, and Sicily Catania.

Italy Driving Rules & Regulations

In Italy, you drive on the right and overtake on the left. Keep your driving licence, proof of insurance, and vehicle documentation with you in the car. Seat belts must be worn at all times. Speed limits range from 130kmh on autostrada to 50kmh for built-up areas.You'll find further information on Italy's rules of the road here.

I Have More Questions. Whom Do I Ask?

Do not hesitate to contact us by phone, email, or post with any queries, or if you would prefer one of our car rental agents to book a rental car for you.

Image credit: Colosseum by Bert Kaufmann.