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    Car Rental Florence

    Rent a Car in Florence, ItalyLocated in the enchanting region of Tuscany, Florence is a city rich in culture, exquisite cuisine and trendsetting fashion. Booking a car rental in Florence to travel around the city is one of the best ways to get the most out of your vacation. If you yearn to expand your experience, the A-1 Autostrada provides an immediate route to Milan and Bologna in the north and Arezzo and Perugia in the south. Getting around with a car rental in Italy provides more options and convenience. Auto Europe offers an impressive selection of rental cars in Florence, with vehicles available for pick up in convenient locations of your choosing. Search for your next car rental in Florence today using our easy-to-use booking engine!

    Auto Europe guarantees the best rates and service in the car rental industry with our price match guarantee and professional reservation staff available to assist you 24 hours a day. Contact us toll-free at 1-888-223-5555 to reserve your car rental in Italy, or review our helpful car rental FAQs and book online.

    Travel Inspiration for your Next Trip to Florence

    Auto Europe has been helping travelers find great deals on rental cars in Italy for decades. As a trusted travel partner, we love sharing ideas to help you build your upcoming travel itinerary. We've developed road trips highlighting some of the most sought after attractions in Florence, as well as published a number of unique posts focusing on informing travelers on all there is to see and experience during your time abroad. Whether its your first time or tenth time, review the links below and let us inspire you to make the most of your visit to this beautiful country.

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    Where Can I Pick-Up My Rental Car in Florence?

    With pick-up and drop-off locations at every major airport, rail station, and multiple city office locations, you are never far from a car rental supplier. For convenience, inquire about our one way car rentals that allow you to pick-up in one location, and drop-off in another. Find more information on our most popular transportation stations below.

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    More Vehicle Rental Offices to Pick-up a Rental Car in Florence

    • Europcar Downtown
      53-55R Via Borgo Ognissanti
      Florence, Italy 50123
      Tel: +39 055 290 438
      Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-7PM
      Sat 8AM-4PM
      Sun 8:30AM-12:30PM
    • Europcar Florence
      Via Enrico Forlanini, 2,
      Florence, Italy 50100
      Tel: +39 055 422 1088
      Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-1PM, 3PM-7PM
      Sat 8AM-1PM
      Sun 9AM-1PM
    • Avis/Budget Downtown
      128R Via Borgo Ognissanti,
      Florence, Italy 50123
      Tel: +39 055 213 629
      Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-6PM
      Sat 8AM-4:30PM
      Sun 8AM-1PM
    • Hertz Florence Downtown
      137R Via Borgo Ognissanti,
      Florence, Italy 50123
      Tel: +39 055 239 8205
      Hours: Mon-Sat 8AM-7PM
      Sun 8AM-1PM
    • Hertz Florence South
      Via Giorgio Ambrosoli 30,
      Florence, Italy 50136
      Tel: +39 055 095 0022
      Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30AM-12:30 PM, 2:30PM-6:30PM
      Sat 9AM-1PM
      Sun Closed
    • Hertz Florence Sansovino
      Via del Sansovino, 53,
      Florence, Italy 50142
      Tel: +39 055 713 5172
      Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30AM-6:30 PM
      Sat 8:30AM-12:30PM
      Sun Closed

    Book a Rental Car in Florence with the Best Car Rental Suppliers

    Auto Europe works with the best car rental suppliers in Florence and across all of Italy to offer our customers the best car rental rates at the most convenient pick-up and drop-off locations. Browse car categories from popular suppliers including Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, Europcar and more. Find reviews from travelers and their experience while renting a car in Florence through Auto Europe. Start comparing rates today, no matter which car rental supplier you go with, you know you're in good hands with Auto Europe.

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    Driving a Rental Car in Florence: Understanding ZTL Zones in Italy

    When preparing to tour Italy with a car rental, it's important to be aware of the Limited Traffic Zones found in larger cities including Rome, Florence, Milan, and Pisa, called Zona Traffico Limitato (ZTL). Most historic city centers, like Florence for instance, have ZTL's set up to reduce traffic congestion around popular attractions and museums, and also to help slow the inevitable deterioration of these areas caused by a near-constant influx of travelers each year.

    Drivers who enter a ZTL without proper authorization will be fined, and in most circumstances tourists and non-local visitors are not issued passes - only locals are permitted to drive through these zones. The fines for violating a ZTL boundary ranges depending on the city you're driving in, but on average is about 65 EUR, not including the "Traffic Violation Fee" (usually around 25 EUR per fine) charged by car rental suppliers.

    For comprehensive information including ZTL Zone Maps of Florence, visit our detailed Italy ZTL Zones page

    Discover More of Italy with a Rental Car in Florence

    Florence is a great starting city for a road trip across Italy. With so many historic cities and popular landmarks within a short drive, there is no need to restrict yourself to touring Florence and Florence alone. Take the next step in planning your travel itinerary and reserve your rental car with Auto Europe today.

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    Florence to Pisa in a Rental Car  Florence to Pisa 52 MIs 84 KMs 1h 15 mins
    Florence to Bologna in a Rental Car  Florence to Bologna 65 MIs 104 KMs 1h 28 mins
    Florence to Venice in a Rental Car  Florence to Venice 159 MIs 255 KMs 2h 48 mins
    Florence to Rome in a Rental Car  Florence to Rome 173 MIs 279 KMs 3h 11 mins
    Florence to Milan in a Rental Car  Florence to Milan 188 MIs 302 KMs 3h 29 mins

    Frequently Asked Questions About Renting a Car in Florence

    How old do you need to be to rent a car in Florence?

    In order to rent a car in Florence drivers must be at least 21 years old. Some rental companies allow drivers as young as 18 to rent from them as long as they have held their license for longer than one year. Any driver under the age of 25 should be prepared to pay a young driver's surcharge that ranges from $20-$30 per day. There is no maximum driving age in Florence; however, the maximum driving age for some car rental companies is 75 years old. Further information can be found on our rental car age requirements page.

    Contact Auto Europe for your Florence RentalIs car rental insurance required in Florence?

    All rental cars in Florence are required to have full insurance coverage for liability, fire, collision, and theft, and fortunately, all of our Florence rental cars include CDW and theft protection in the listed rate, making our online prices a great value. Nearly all car rental suppliers in Florence won't accept credit card insurance as a substitute, so if you would prefer to use your credit card insurance be sure to check with Auto Europe or your supplier before your trip. Find more information on car rental insurance pricing and requirements in Florence with Auto Europe.

    Can I rent a car without a credit card in Florence, Italy?

    If you are looking to book a rental car in Florence without a credit card you may have a few options. Auto Europe does work with suppliers who will rent a car to travelers who only have a debit card. Give us a call at 1-888-223-5555 to review your options. 

    Do I need an International Driver's Permit to rent a car in Florence?

    Florence now necessitates that all American and Canadian motorists purchase an International Driving Permit to operate a vehicle or rent a car. You may buy and IDP from your local AAA for approximately $20. Click here to keep studying the new IDP requirements in Florence.


    Additional Vehicle Rental Options in Florence

    Whatever your transportation needs may be, Auto Europe can provide the perfect mode of transportation at a price that can't be beat. We take pride in guaranteeing the lowest rates for your transportation needs. Compare daily car rental rates with luxury, chauffeur, van or any type of transportation to find the ideal option for you and your travel party.

    Luxury Car Rental Florence
    Luxury Car Rentals Florence - Prefer the modern refinements of a high end vehicle? Treat yourself to a high end car with a luxury car rental in Florence! Auto Europe proves that luxury can be affordable with the best rates on luxurious car rentals in locations all over the country.
    Van Rental Florence
    Van Rental Florence - Auto Europe rents more than just cars in Italy. Booking a van rental in Florence ensures that passengers can travel in comfort across the country without having to sacrifice luggage space. We've got the largest selection of vans to choose from so you can find the size and price point that best fits your needs.
    Motorhome Rentals in Florence
    Florence Motorhome Rentals - Explore Florence from the seat of a motorhome and experience the city in a unique way. Auto Europe has great rates on motorhomes and RVs for both small and large travel parties. Request a free quote from Auto Europe today!