Providers will usually request that anyone looking to hire a car will have the appropriate documentation to complete their vehicle hire booking. A driver will always have to show proof of their full driving licence that’s been valid for at least one year. In addition, a provider will usually request a form of legitimate identification that corresponds with the details of your driving licence; an appropriate and legitimate example is a passport. This passport must be in date and valid throughout the duration of your trip to Cinque Terre.
If you are looking for car hire in Cinque Terre, then you’ll commonly find most of the hire locations are located within the city centre. There is a wide selection of possible providers available, and they’re all found within close proximity to each other. They can specifically be found in regions like Quartiere Del Torretto and Favaro, as well as others. Make sure to choose a convenient and easily accessible location to pick up your car hire, as you’ll usually find providers request you return the vehicle to the same location.
There is a very minimal number of petrol stations in Cinque Terre, so make sure to fill up your vehicle with fuel as soon as you see a place where it’s possible to do so. Upon driving your car hire away, you will usually have to pay a fee or deposit for the petrol in your hire vehicle. Alternatively, some providers might request you match the amount of fuel on the return of your vehicle that was originally in the tank at the time of pick up.
Book your rental car in Cinque Terre at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
Intermediate rental cars in Cinque Terre are around 66% cheaper than other car types, on average
FAQs about hiring a car in Cinque Terre
Whilst popular transportation options around Cinque Terre include train, boat or walking, hiring a car is undoubtedly a more convenient option and is definitely very rewarding. Right from the window of your car hire, you will have beautiful panoramic views of distant vineyards to complete your scenic drive. Travelling with your hire vehicle means you can enjoy some of the best landmarks and attractions with no limitations and gives you complete freedom to plan your itinerary at your own pace. Some of the top sights to see include Doria Castle, Monterosso public beach (Fegina), Convent of the Capuchin Friars, Church of San Giovanni Battista, Cinque Terre National Park as well as much more.
Those looking to drive around Cinque Terre in their hired car will usually find small winding roads. Cars aren’t the most common form of transport around the village, so you’ll usually find the roads are very quiet, meaning drivability is good, and you won’t be at risk of encountering major traffic. Whilst most roads can comfortably fit two cars, some roads can only comfortably fit one, so make sure to drive with ease and caution. Drivers around Cinque Terre will find vehicles are right-side drive, meaning you must drive on the left-hand side of the road. You must always give way to the right on approach to roundabouts.
Italy is one of few European countries that have accessible car hire to young passengers. Commonly, providers who offer vehicles for hire will usually not serve those under the age of 21. However, there are selective companies that will have car hire options available to those as young as 18. These drivers will need to have held their licence for at least one year. In addition to this requirement, drivers under the age of 25 should expect to see an additional fee at the time of their booking, also known as a young driver’s sub charge fee. Alternatively, your car category type and specific vehicle choice are sometimes only accessible to passengers over the age of 25.
On average a car hire in Cinque Terre costs AED 51 per day.
Mini (Volkswagen up! or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Cinque Terre.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at MAGGIORE (AED 51/day).