Palermo

Cheap Car Hire in Palermo

Palermo, Sicily, Italy
7 Jul — 14 Jul
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Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Palermo Car Hire in 2022

Most popular companySICILYBYCAR
Price of gas per litre£1.78
Average price per day£85
Cheapest price per day£40

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

January

£9

February

£9

March

£13

April

£48

May

£46

June

£59

July

£63

August

£71

September

£37

October

£25

November

£12

December

£19

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Palermo is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. 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 Palermo

Top hire agencies in Palermo

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Best Palermo Car Hire Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car hire in Palermo recently found.

Car Hire FAQs

What do you need to hire a car in Palermo?

Car hire in Palermo allows you to explore the capital of Sicily and the rest of the island at your own pace. There are some criteria to keep in mind when you book. The minimum age for a Palermo car hire is usually 18, but it can be higher depending on the vehicle type and car hire agency. Additionally, a Young Driver Surcharge often applies for drivers under 25 years old. As well as having a valid driving licence, drivers may be required to have held it for at least one year. A driving licence printed in a non-Roman alphabet, such as Arabic, Chinese, or Cyrillic, must be accompanied by an International Driving Permit. A credit card or debit card from an internationally recognised company with the main driver’s name is needed for a security deposit when you collect your hire car in Palermo.

What are the rules for driving in Palermo?

When you drive in Palermo, like in most of Europe, you will stay on the right side of the road and overtake from the left. Note that the speed limit is written in km/h. It's generally 50 km/h (31 mph) in populated areas, 90 km/h (56 mph) outside of built-up areas, and up to 130 km/h (80 mph) on the motorway. Be aware that other drivers can be fast and aggressive, so drive defensively and anticipate what other cars might do, especially at roundabouts. The laws in Sicily state that you must have no more than 50mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood in your system when you are driving. It is recommended that you consult the local motor vehicle authorities to see if there are any recent changes to the driving laws.

What type of car is suggested for driving in Palermo?

Cheap car hire in Palermo is available, with car hire locations in Palermo offering economy car hire as well as luxury car hire. However, if you don’t plan to visit the countryside and you don’t have many passengers, it's recommended that you go as small as possible. The streets of Palermo are notoriously narrow, and there are medieval alleyways that are only passable with a small car.

Where can I park in Palermo?

Parking is another reason to go for small car hire in Palermo, as parking spaces tend to be narrow. If you see a useable space, be aware that white lines painted on the road mean the parking is for residents only. You are also not allowed to park near the historic centre. Roads with blue lines mean you can park for a fee, but a private parking area is often better value for money, especially if you plan to stay longer.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Palermo?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under £70/day when booking a car hire in Palermo. The absolute best deal a user found was for £33/day from GREEN MOTION , booked on Jul. 28.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Palermo?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a car hire in Palermo from the following companies over the past two weeks: Italy Car Rent (£24/day), Centauro (£26/day), and NOLEGGIARE (£29/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Palermo?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Budget (10.0 rating), Hertz (10.0 rating) and Enterprise (10.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Palermo.

What are gas prices like in Palermo?

The average price of petrol in Palermo is £1.78/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between £80 and £115 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Palermo for a week from SICILY BY CAR ?

SICILY BY CAR is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Palermo. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about £550 per week.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Palermo for the best price?

Booking your car hire early can save you up to 27%. Aim to book your car hire at least 90 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Palermo.

Can I rent a car for a month in Palermo?

Yes, cars are available to be hired for an entire month in Palermo.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Palermo for a month?

Our recent data shows that GREEN MOTION can potentially be 96% below the average car hire price in Palermo. Check prices and availability for GREEN MOTION and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Palermo is on average £2,359 a month or £79 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Palermo car hire.

How much is a car hire in Palermo for a weekend?

£78 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Palermo. To save money, consider booking a Compact estate car car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in July, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as £96 per day.

What car do most people hire in Palermo?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Palermo is Mini (Fiat Panda) based on our Cheapflights data.

Small Car Hire in Palermo

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