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Florence is a stunning city whose architecture and rich history makes it one of the jewels of Tuscany. Florence holidays will be a dream come true for anyone who is interested in Italy's heritage.

Hiring A Car In Florence

If you're planning on picking up car hire in Florence be warned that driving along the tightly knit streets of this city can be a hair-raising experience. Many Italians scoot about Florence on mopeds, so you will need to keep a watchful eye as they travel pretty fast. However, car hire from Florence Airport will make it easy to get to your hotel in Florence and is almost essential if you're planning on exploring the surrounding Tuscan countryside.

Places To Visit In Florence

With car hire Florence's picturesque setting is apparent, and it is easy to pop to nearby Sienna to experience an alternative look at Tuscan life. Of course even with many cheap Florence car hire firms to choose from you might not want to leave the city where the Basilica di Santa Croce reigns over its skyline.

General Advice on Hiring a Car

When you purchase car hire you are entering into a contract with your car hire company. Always check their terms and conditions before you buy to make sure you're aware of your responsibilities when you collect your car in Florence, and any additional charges.


Here's a few things to watch out for:

  • Almost all car hire companies add a mandatory fee for drivers under the age of 25.
  • Check what level of insurance is included for the hire car in Florence. In particular check how much the excess is (the amount you need to pay in the event of any accident) you may want to take out additional insurance.
  • Check what the fuel policy is with your car. Don't forget to fill up the tank before you drop it off if you've agreed to return it full!
  • Find out if there's a maximum daily mileage - especially if you're planning to do a lot of driving in Florence!
  • You'll need to pay a deposit (or pre-approve one) to pick up the car. Most car rental companies will only accept credit cards for this.

  • If you'd like more advice on common charges (and what you can do to avoid them) read our complete guide to car hire.