That's why you decided to visit Catania. When travelling with your family and friends, we recommend hiring a car, it is more advantageous than services of tour operators, and you will be able to plan out your own unique route. Points of interest not hidden behind the wall of tourists, restaurants, where locals rest, routes hidden from prying eyes, all this will be available to you along with a personal car. Booking a car is simple, use the cars-scanner service.
A viable car, a massive 4x4, or a hasty hatchback, choose the car you need to calculate the rental cost.
An important detail! Please note that the price for the same car may differ by 20 - 30% depending on the car rental point.
All the rumours that travelling across Catania by car are over exaggerated. Of course, there are difficulties with parking, but everything is solvable, moreover, the quality of the road surface is excellent. Plus there are minor traffic jams, and quite reasonable speed limits. Particularities:
If you sum up the information, the average speed of traffic in European cities is 50 km/h, in the countryside it's 80 to 100 km/h.
You may take a car to Catania and return it to another city without any problems. Just search for suitable offers by specifying the return city you need. The search results will show only offers from those companies that allow return in another city. The indicated price already includes a one-way tariff.
The lion's share of fines, which are received by travellers who came to Catania, are superimposed on them for non-compliance with the traffic rules. Be attentive and law-abiding. And in order not to get a fine being a pedestrian, you should be aware of the most significant monetary punishments in the city:
It is important to remember two things. The first one is that you are visiting the city and its inhabitants, and on a visit, you should stick to the house rules. Therefore, even if a requirement seems irrational to you, stick to it. Therefore, you will save time and money and keep your reputation. The second one is that not all violations are resolved by fines. Some offences are considered so serious that their outcome is determined by the court. Getting into a confrontation in a foreign city during your own vacation is not a good idea.
Before choosing a car and booking, check the list of special offers and deals on the cars-scanner website. They may help you save a significant amount. In addition, early booking will help you optimise costs; many rental companies give additional discounts to those who book the rental 2-6 months before the trip.
Our customers may use current discounts and special offers. We constantly conduct joint deals with many rental companies in Vienna. You can get the best conditions when booking a car in advance (2-4 months before the start of the rental time within normal periods, and 3-6 months before the high season). Discounts in such cases may reach up to 80%. In some cases, it is possible to rent a car at a super price of £ 1 per day.
If the details of your trip have changed, and you do not need a booked car, there are no problems.
We will replace your booking free of charge, if you contact us at least 24 hours before the start of the rental time.
Cancellation less than 24 hours will cost you 50 EUR; the rest will be returned to your account.
Carefully read the cancellation policy for cars participating in deals and special offers; some of them may change their cancellation conditions.
Cheap car rental in Catania is possible for drivers 25 years old and over. Young drivers under 25 may be subject to an extra charge on the spot. Some car rental companies charge an additional fee for drivers aged 71-75 years. Age restrictions of a provider and the amount of an extra charge may be found out when booking a car in Catania on our website by going to the Age Restrictions section.
Toll roads are used in the city of Catania as a way to decrease the amount of traffic. They are paid, as a rule, by card or by cash.
Petrol stations are located on the outskirts of Catania, so it is better not to go to the city centre with the empty tank. You are allowed to transport fuel in a canister in the city, so you may, for your own calmness, buy and fill a 10-litre container with the right kind of petrol or diesel.
Approximate prices for fuel:
According to the rules of most rental companies of Catania, the provision of an international driving licence is required.