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Find great car hire deals in Sicily

By comparing prices between all major car rental companies in Sicily, we can provide the best offers. With our selected partners you will not only find great deals but also car hire companies that provide excellent customer service and quality cars. Find a wide range of deals for economy, compact and luxury cars in Sicily. You can compare cheap prices in Sicily in simple steps. No hidden fees and 24/7 customer support. Cars with Unlimited Mileage, Theft Protection, and CDW insurance included in the prices. 

What to keep in mind when renting a car in Sicily

The minimum age to rent a car for Economy groups are 19 years old renters. For Compact, Intermediate car groups are available for 21 years old renters. Full-size vans and standard car Groups are available for 25 years old renters. With some suppliers for people over 75 years of age. Young driver surcharges may apply to many car rental companies for people under 21 years of age. This information is visible in the search engine with Orbit Car Hire. Accidents are something we do not control, therefore it is important to keep in mind what kind of coverage you have. At Orbit Car Hire you are able to buy additional coverage so you can travel around the Island without worry. In Sicily, you drive on the right side of the road. For the countries that drive on the left lane, this can be confusing but good to know before you begin the journey. Toll roads: You will find two toll roads on Sicily, A18 - Between Catania and Messina and A20 - between Palermo and Messina. 

Sicily is known for the rather dynamic driving of the locals, so special attention and focuses on the road will definitely come in handy. Most importantly make sure to drive according to the speed limit, do not speak on the phone while driving, and keep an eye on the signs on the road. 

Find a cheap car hire deal in Sicily

Book a cheap car in Sicily and explore all of what the continent has to offer. A great way to find a car for a low price is to book in advance. At Orbit, we have made agreements with some of the best international and local brands in Sicily for you to compare low prices for all seasons. By doing this you are not only able to find cheap prices but also quality service to make your experience unique. 

Looking for a rent a car for pleasure or business? With our search engine you can find low prices for all categories from economy to luxury, mini-vans to SUV's so you will be able to find the car that suits your trip. The search engine at the top you can enter the pick-up and drop-off locations in the country whether you are looking for a one-way trip or rent a car at an airport location. You will find low prices in the search engine with no hidden fees, filter your preferred transmission type. Book online and help you with our customer support team by phone, email, or Live Chat. 

Best ways to travel to Sicily

The most popular way to travel to Sicily is by plane. You can also go by ferry or boat to the Island. Many airlines fly to Sicily such as Alitalia, Lufthansa, Iberia, British Airways, Norwegian Air, Turkish Airlines, Air France Swiss, SAS, Eurowings, Ryanair, Easyjet, and many more.

Information about Sicily

Sicily is located in the central of the Mediterranean Sea, south of the Italian Peninsula and It is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Sicily was created for road trips: With many expansive areas, beautiful natural areas, and small towns worth visiting. A road trip around Sicily is quickly the best way to see the island, but you need to be prepared to make the most of it. You can start your journey in Palermo, and pick up a car that you will have already booked through the Orbit Car hire, which provides you with a wide selection of Rent a Car Providers. The capital of Sicily is known to be a shabby place, but on the other hand, it is also a very beautiful, laid-back, and endlessly fascinating city. 2 days in Palermo are enough to give you an idea of ​​the must-sees and start your few days Sicily road trip. From Palermo, you can continue your trip to  Cefalù. Not many towns as small as Cefalù have cathedrals that are so impressive: Cefalù Cathedral dates back even further than Palermo Cathedral. One of the best things to do in Cefalù is to simply enjoy at the beach, which is conveniently located just outside the old town, where you are never far from ice cream or slushies. The next stop is Taormina. Taormina is probably the most touristic place on this Sicilian route, but that doesn't mean it isn't worth adding to your trip. Taormina offers phenomenal views of Mount Etna and the sparkling Ionian Sea, great opportunities for swimming nearby, and an incredible Greek theatre. It's hard not to love Taormina. From this place, you can visit Syracuse. This city is packed with its ancient ruins, beautiful churches and a maze of quiet streets ranks second in tourist popularity for Sicilian holidays after Taormina. In your short stay in this city, you can focus primarily on the island of Ortigia, a small island off the coast of Sicily. The next stop is Val di Noto. Eight of the cities in Val di Noto are UNESCO World Heritage Sites due to their incredible Baroque architecture: Ragusa, Modica, Noto, Scicli, Palazzo Acreide, Caltagirone, Militello in Val di Catania and finally Catania. 

Why hire a car in Sicily? 

To rent a car means you are independent and free to explore all the beautiful and hidden places in Sicily. You can get a car at Palermo Airport, in Catania, Trapani,  or other attractive places in Sicily. With Orbit, you will be able to hire a car in Sicily or anywhere in the world. With cheap prices, we make your trip even better. Book a vehicle for your next trip to our site. We offer great deals and transparent prices with no hidden extras. On our easy-to-use website, you can choose the right vehicle for your trip to Sicily.

Orbit is offering your own personal guide for Sicily

To have a great experience in a foreign country, you need guidance. Orbit is always one step ahead. With cheap cars and your personal guide, you'll be well equipped for your independent adventure. The guide is completely customized for your trip. You can create it for the dates you want to travel and it includes all the events, travel information, maps, weather, custom chapters, and much more. You don't have to spend your valuable time trying to figure out when and where you want to travel. With just a few clicks, you'll have everything together and ready for your trip.

Fun facts about Sicily

  • Sicilians have their own language
  • In Sicily dinner is never rushed but it is a relaxed event to enjoy with family and friends. 
  • Around 85 % of the island is made of hills and mountains
  • Sicily Island is only 3 km away from the Mainland.
  • It has the biggest opera house in Italy
 Tonnara di Scopello, Scopello, Sicily, Italy

One way Car Rental in Sicily

When finding offers through Orbit Car Hire and its Car Rental companies, you can rent a car from one pick-up location in Italy and return to another location. A one-way fee may apply and they are included in Orbit Car Hire deals when searching for one-way car hire. Our car rental companies in Sicily do not offer to return the car in another country, however, you can find domestic one-way rental options. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to rent a car in Italy?

credit card in the name of the main driver needs to be presented. A security deposit may be required while renting a car so the credit card must have sufficient funds. You can find details about the security deposit listed while booking the vehicle as well as on your voucher. It is important to have a valid driving license with the name of the main driver as well as additional drivers when it applies. An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not clearly identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements. You will need to have identification with you such as a passport and ID cards. When you pick up your rental car you need to have your voucher with you.

How old do I need to be to rent a car in Sicily?

The minimum age to rent a car for Economy groups are 19 years old renters. For Compact, Intermediate car groups are available for 21 years old renters. Full-size vans and standard car Groups are available for 25 years old renters. With some suppliers for people over 75 years of age. Young driver surcharges may apply to many car rental companies for people under 21 years of age.

Do I need car insurance in Sicily?

Insurances are very important when renting a car and can be different between countries. When renting a car in Sicily with Orbit Car Hire the prices will include mandatory insurances in the country.

Do I need a credit card to rent a car in Sicily?

In most cases, a credit card is required to be presented in the name of the main driver. A security deposit may be required when renting a car so it is important to have sufficient funds on the credit card. When searching for a car at Orbit you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.

Do I need an international driving license in Sicily?

Drivers license issued in Italy or within the European Union does not have to provide an international drivers license. For drivers with a license issued outside of the EU will need to have an international driving license as well as your standard driving license. You must have both licenses with you at all times while driving a car in Italy.

How do I find the cheapest car hire in Sicily?

You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major car rentals at Orbit Car Hire. A good idea can be to book in advance as the prices can raise the closer to the travel period gets. 

What is the cheapest rental car in Sicily?

You will find the mini car category or economy cars to be the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda often provide the best prices. 

What is the best car rental company in Sicily?

You may find excellent service provided by companies such as Europcar, Enterprise rent a car, Sicily By Car and Locauto.

What types and makes of rental cars deals can I find in Sicily?

You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size, and luxury cars. Popular rental cars are Fiat Panda, Opel Corsa, Renault Clio, Fiat 500. 

Does my rental car have unlimited mileage when I book it for Sicily?

Most car rentals in Italy offer unlimited mileage in their offers. 

Most popular cities in Sicily

Most popular destinations in Sicily

1. Car Rental in Catania

2. Car Rental in Palermo

3. Car Rental in Trapani

4. Car Rental in Messina

5. Car Rental in Comiso

6. Car Rental in Agrigento

7. Car Rental in Pantelleria

8. Car Rental in Taormina

9. Car rental in Pozzalo

10. Car Rental in Cefalu

11. Car Rental in Sicily

1. Car Rental in Catania-Fontanarossa Airport

2. Car Rental in Palermo Airport

3. Car Rental in Trapani Airport

4. Car Rental in Comiso Airport

5. Car Rental in Pantelleria Airport

6. Car Rental in Pozzalo Airport

Book all top brands in Sicily with Orbit Car Hire

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What you need to know about renting a car

How to make a booking with Orbit Car Hire?

You can easily book your vehicle with Orbit Car Hire. First, you have to choose the date and location of your rental in our booking form. In the next step, you can pick out the vehicle you want from the list provided. After filling out the personal information form there is a step where you choose the payment method and you simply fill in your credit card information. In the end, you can print out your voucher, which is needed at the time of pick-up.

What are the charges for security deposits?

Every car rental has its security deposit policy. You will find the information about the security deposit while booking the vehicle or on your voucher. 

What if I would like to change my booking?

If you need to change your booking you have made through Orbit Car Hire please contact our customer support team at customerservice@orbitcarhire.com or by phone at +354 823 0165. You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information please read the Terms of Use. 

How do I cancel my booking?

You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information please read the Conditions of Use. Our customer service team will address your requests in due time:

When do I pay for the rental car?

You pay a small deposit when making the booking as a guarantee. The remaining balance is paid when you pick up your rental vehicle. Please keep in mind that the payment at the counter is paid in local currency. 

What is included in the price?

Most of the reservations made by Orbit Car Hire include unlimited mileage, local tax, mandatory fees, and collision damage waiver. In steps 1 and 2 in the booking process or on your voucher, you can see all the details about your booking inclusions.

Are there any hidden fees?

There are no hidden charges! All mandatory surcharges and fees are presented in the 3rd step of the booking process and our Terms and Conditions. Please note that additional charges may apply for some rentals in case of:

  • Out of hours surcharge (when picking up the vehicle out of office hours),
  • One way fee (when returning the vehicle at a different location),
  • The service charge for fuel (prepaid fuel policy),
  • Young/senior driver fee (this condition is set by the car hire company and is usually not about the regulation of the specific country),
  • Excess and deposit amount (before hiring you to need to make sure your credit card limit is high enough for the deposit amount to be blocked which usually equals the excess amount or higher).

We advise our clients to read the Terms and Conditions carefully before the rental to avoid any surprises. Our knowledgeable customer service agents will gladly help you with any questions via phone, email, or live chat during our opening hours.

What is a voucher and why do I need it?

A voucher is a document that confirms your booking, the price for your booking, and the payment of your booking. It is mandatory to have your voucher with you at the time of pick up. If you do not have the voucher with you at the time of pick up, the vehicle provider may refuse to release the vehicle to you or can change the price of the rental.

What is an airport or premium location fee?

Premium location/airport fee is a fee that covers the location service costs. This fee is usually included in the price but may still occur at some locations and is charged locally.

What is Premium Coverage and how does it work?

Premium Coverage is an optional service by Orbit Car Hire which, if accepted, covers your financial accountability for damage or theft to the hired vehicle. This is not insured with a car hire company that reduces the excess amount, but a cover that refunds you in case the car hire company charges you for damage or theft. With this option, you will be reimbursed up to 3000 EUR. For more information, you can read the Terms and Conditions or contact us.

How do I get the cheapest car hire?

Prices vary frequently. It is best to book a car 3 to 8 weeks in advance of your desired pick-up date - this will ensure you get the cheapest rental rate. Alternatively, it is also possible to find cheap last-minute car hire. Find the best deal on car hire in Alicante!

How many countries does Orbit Car Hire compare?

We at Orbit Car Hire compare car hire prices in over 140 countries, including popular destinations within Europe such as Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Iceland, Croatia, Malta, France, Slovenia, Germany. 

What currency should I use to pay for the car?

You can pay the confirmation fee on Orbit's page in EUR, GBP, ISK and USD. When you pick up your car hire you will pay the remaining balance in the currency that is in the country of pick up. 

Can I rent a car from inside the terminal?

You can hire a car from inside the terminal. When you compare our offers, you can filter "In Terminal" to see all the offers we have that are inside the terminal. 

What is the cheapest car to rent?

The cheapest car to rent is the Fiat 500, Volkswagen Up and Fiat Panda. 

Can I add an additional driver to my booking?

You can always add an additional driver to your booking when you are finding your deal on Orbit Car Hire. If you have already made a booking, you can contact us to add the additional driver. You can also add an additional driver to your booking when you pick up the vehicle. 

What payment methods are accepted by Orbit Car Hire

You can pay with a debit card and credit card when making a booking with Orbit Car Hire. We accept Mastercard and Visa. 

Can I drop off my car at a different location?

Yes, you can. When you look for car hire deals on our webpage you can press "Yes" to "Different drop off location" and you will see all the best deals for a one-way car hire. 

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