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Car hires in Palermo, Sicily

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Palermo, Sicily, Italy
4 Mar — 11 Mar
Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Car hire insight and trends in Palermo

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Palermo

What is the cheapest car hire agency in Palermo?

The cheapest car hire in Palermo are generally found through Brid. When booking with Brid, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as €4/day. The average price to hire a car in Palermo is €8/day.

What car hire company in Palermo has the most locations?

Sunnycars has the most locations of any car hire company in Palermo, with 10 locations.

What car do most people hire in Palermo?

Most momondo users will hire the Fiat 500 in Palermo, though hiring the Fiat Panda is a popular second choice according to our data. If you’re interested in hiring the Fiat 500, prices are €25 per day on average. Some users have found Fiat 500 hire deals in Palermo for as low as €7 per day. Fiat Panda hires in Palermo are €28 per day on average, with some of the cheapest deals at €4 per day.

Best deals found for Palermo, Sicily car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental car types in Palermo, Sicily
Economy€5/day
Compact€7/day
Intermediate€11/day
SUV€8/day
Mini€6/day
Supplier choice€6/day
Compact SUV€7/day
Intermediate SUV€11/day
Compact estate car€13/day
Best rates found by momondo users in the past 48 hours.

Important information about Palermo car hire

Palermo is the capital of the island of Sicily. The city is known for its historic buildings, like the Cattedrale di Palermo and the Norman Palace, plus the Ballarò Market. Quatro Canti, officially known as the Piazza Vigliena, is a baroque square in the historic center of Palermo. It’s a great central point to get to all the major monuments of the city. Traffic in general in Sicily can be a bit chaotic so just make sure to keep an eye out for signs around the city. In the center, there are many parking spots reserved for residents only (ZTL) and it may be a bit difficult to park a Palermo car rental for free near the main monuments. However, there is normal on-street parking marked with blue lines where there are parking meters for your people carrier rental. There are about 50 car hire locations in Palermo throughout the city and at the airport.

While visiting, is it worthwhile to rent a car while visiting Palermo?

Palermo is a walkable city and it’s easy to get to all the famous monuments. Parking is easier the further out of the city centre you go, and you can just walk from there. However, there is much more to the Palermo area than just the city centre. With a car rental in Palermo, you can get around Sicily comfortably and at your own leisure. There are many cheap hired cars in Palermo, especially if you pick them up at the airport. Monreale is the easiest day trip, just on the outskirts of Palermo and about a half an hour away. The Monreale Cathedral is a recognised UNESCO landmark. Erice is a medieval town overlooking the port city of Trapani and less than a two-hour drive away. The historic town dates back to the Phoenicians and wandering the cobblestone streets takes you back in time.

What different driving laws should I keep in mind while driving in Palermo?

In Italy, they drive on the right-hand side of the road and they also use the metric system. Remember this since the road signs will indicate speed limits and distances in kilometres. When choosing a car rental in Palermo, you may want to opt for a small European economy car rental to get around the winding roads of Sicily. Keep your eye out for the ZTL (Zona Traffico Limitato) zones in the center of Palermo. They are meant for residents only and there are cameras that will catch you in the act. If you have a drink, you will be considered "under the influence" with a BAC of 0.05% or more. In other words, with more than one glass of wine or beer. Please look up Palermo’s department of motor vehicles for any possible updates.

Will I need a special driving license or permit to drive a rental car in Palermo if I’m visiting from another country?

When picking up your rental car in Palermo, you will need the following documents: a credit card in your name and a valid driving license held for at least one year. If you are visiting from out of Italy, hired cars in Palermo may require that you present your passport as well as an International Driver’s Permit. The IDP must be acquired in the country of origin of your driving license.


Palermo, Sicily car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Palermo that's right for you

Small cars

€8 - €49

All Car Types

€10 - €73

The average price of a small car hire in Palermo, Italy is €28. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Palermo, Italy is in February. The price is 73% lower than the rest of the year at just €8 per day. A small car rental is typically 24% less expensive than the average rental car in Palermo. The average price of a car hire in Palermo can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Palermo small car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Palermo, Italy is €53. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Palermo, Italy is in January. The price is 86% lower than the rest of the year at just €8 per day. A medium car rental is typically 30% more expensive than the average rental car in Palermo. The average price of a car hire in Palermo can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Palermo medium car rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Palermo, Italy is €77. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Palermo, Italy is in February. The price is 74% lower than the rest of the year at just €21 per day. A large car rental is typically 52% more expensive than the average rental car in Palermo. The average price of a car hire in Palermo can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a SUV hire in Palermo, Italy is €39. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Palermo, Italy is in February. The price is 85% lower than the rest of the year at just €6 per day. A SUV rental is typically 5% more expensive than the average rental car in Palermo. The average price of a car hire in Palermo can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Palermo SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a van hire in Palermo, Italy is €76. The cheapest time to hire a van in Palermo, Italy is in February. The price is 20% lower than the rest of the year at just €62 per day. A van rental is typically 51% more expensive than the average rental car in Palermo. The average price of a car hire in Palermo can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a convertible hire in Palermo, Italy is €41. The cheapest time to hire a convertible in Palermo, Italy is in March. The price is 74% lower than the rest of the year at just €11 per day. A convertible rental is typically 8% more expensive than the average rental car in Palermo. The average price of a car hire in Palermo can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

Volkswagen Polo
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

€5/day

3 Mar - 10 Mar
Volkswagen Polo
Fiat Panda
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

€6/day

3 Mar - 10 Mar
Fiat Panda
Toyota Auris
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

€7/day

3 Mar - 10 Mar
Toyota Auris

Palermo car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Palermo, Sicily

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Europcar

9.4
Wonderful
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

9.3

SICILY BY CAR

9.3
Wonderful
1 review5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.6

Value

9.3

GREEN MOTION

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Avis

6.7
Okay
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

5.1

Budget

6.4
Okay
7 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

6.6

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

5.5

Value

5.3

Sunnycars

10 locations

Free2Move

5 locations

Quick facts about car hire in Palermo

Get the overview on great hire deals, popular car hire companies, and best car types for your visit in Palermo

Most Popular Agency

Viaggiare Rent

Popular Car Types

Economy, Compact, Mini

Cheapest Hire Car

€11

Most Popular Model

Fiat 500
The most popular Palermo car hire agency found on momondo this month is Viaggiare Rent. Other top choices for car hire companies are Easy Car Hire and NOLEGGIARE
The following car types were offered at car hire companies in Palermo in the past 72 hours: Economy, Compact, Mini.
The lowest price for a car hire in Palermo is €11/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from €31/day.
The most popular car model to hire in Palermo in the past 7 days is the Fiat 500. Our users also prefer the Fiat Panda as an alternative.

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Palermo

Below are the most popular hotels in Palermo
Grand Hotel Et Des Palmes

Grand Hotel Et Des Palmes

Via Roma 398, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

0.9 km from city centre

Astoria Palace Hotel

Astoria Palace Hotel

Via Montepellegrino 62, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

2.6 km from city centre

Grand Hotel Wagner

Grand Hotel Wagner

Via R. Wagner, 2, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

0.8 km from city centre

Mercure Palermo Centro

Mercure Palermo Centro

Via Stabile Mariano 112, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

0.9 km from city centre

Eurostars Centrale Palace

Eurostars Centrale Palace

Via Vittorio Emanuele, 327, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

0.1 km from city centre

Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa

Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa

Via dei Cartari 18, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

0.4 km from city centre

Hotel Politeama

Hotel Politeama

Piazza Ruggiero Settimo,15, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

1.1 km from city centre

Rocco Forte Villa Igiea

Rocco Forte Villa Igiea

Salita Belmonte 43, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

3.3 km from city centre

Hotel Villa D'Amato

Hotel Villa D'Amato

Via Messina Marine 178 180, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

3.7 km from city centre

NH Palermo

NH Palermo

Foro Italico, 22/B, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

1.3 km from city centre

Hotel Bel 3

Hotel Bel 3

Via Ruffo Di Calabria 20, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

5.7 km from city centre

B&B Hotel Palermo Quattro Canti

B&B Hotel Palermo Quattro Canti

Via Vittorio Emanuele 291, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

0.1 km from city centre

Ibis Styles Palermo

Ibis Styles Palermo

Via Francesco Crispi, 230, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

1.4 km from city centre

Palazzo Natoli Boutique Hotel

Palazzo Natoli Boutique Hotel

Via Santissimo Salvatore 6, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

0.2 km from city centre

San Paolo Palace Hotel

San Paolo Palace Hotel

Via Messina Marine, 91, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

2.1 km from city centre

Best Western Ai Cavalieri Hotel

Best Western Ai Cavalieri Hotel

Via Sant'Oliva 8, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

0.9 km from city centre

Artemisia Palace Hotel

Artemisia Palace Hotel

Via Roma 499, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

1.0 km from city centre

Hotel Garibaldi

Hotel Garibaldi

via Emerico Amari, 146, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

1.0 km from city centre


Driving with a car hire in Palermo - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Palermo so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

Is there a fee to cancel my Palermo, Italy car hire?

The majority of car hire agencies in Palermo offer free cancellation. momondo will always tell you whether or not rental car centres such as SICILY BY CAR , Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Europcar have a cancellation fee for travellers who have last-minute itinerary changes.

What is the best type of car to hire in Palermo during March?

During the month of March in Palermo, temperatures hover around 16 °C - which is perfect for renting a convertible. With precipitation only averaging 44 mm during March in Palermo, a convertible will allow you to truly enjoy the sites while cruising down the streets. Keep in mind that you may want to check the weather before your trip, just in case. Hiring a Convertible in Palermo will cost you €83/day on average.

What is the speed limit in Palermo, Italy?

Palermo’s speed limit is 50 km/h when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighbourhoods. The suburban speed limit in Palermo is 90 km/h and the speed limit for motorways is 130 km/h. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.

What car hire company has the Ford Transit in Palermo?

What is the weather like in Palermo, Italy in February?

Those looking for a hire car in Palermo during the month of February should expect temperatures to be around 13 °C and should expect around 65 mm of precipitation. This information can be helpful when choosing which car you’d like to rent.

Is the weather in Palermo similar to the rest of Sicily?

Those looking to hire a car in Palermo for a road trip to the surrounding areas, please know the weather in Sicily during the month of February usually is around 10 °C with 55.6 mm of possible rain.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Palermo?

Prices for cars in Palermo are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Palermo?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Palermo?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Palermo. In many EU countries drivers must be 18 years old. As a rule, you’ll need to be 21 to hire a car abroad, and a young driver surcharge may be applied if you are under 25. We recommend reading through the policy of your chosen hire company before booking.

What documentation or ID do you need to hire a car in Palermo?

All drivers must have a valid full driving license when hiring a car in Palermo. If the license is written in a different language from the country of hire, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're hiring a car overseas, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. It is always advisable to check with the individual hire company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Palermo?

Using momondo to book a car hire in Palermo could save you time and money. momondo searches thousands of car hire websites and locations to provide you with a wide selection of options and cars to choose from.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Palermo?

By the use of filters, momondo makes finding a great car hire in Palermo easier. Whether it is price, car type, amenities or policies, momondo allows you to refine your search with these and more filters to find the best deal for you.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Palermo with free cancellation?

Yes, whether it is for cars in Palermo or elsewhere, momondo allows you to filter specifically for policies that offer free cancellation.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Palermo on momondo?

Yes, momondo has a filter for fair fuel policies on car hire in Palermo.

Can I find a car hire in Palermo which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

You certainly can. momondo has a dedicated filter for enhanced cleaning services for all car hire locations including Palermo.

Can I search for car hire in Palermo with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Yes, car hire deals in Palermo with unlimited mileage can be found on momondo.


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