Siracusa is a city of rare beauty, in which you want to see everything in detail. Not to feel rushed and pressured is easy when you rent a car. It is you who becomes the master of your own journey at the wheel. With a car you get full freedom of action and don't need to be attached to schedules of a tourist group, nor to a timetable for transport. Just sit down and go wherever you want, to a busy city centre or to a quiet suburb. Only in this way will you see Siracusa in its entire diversity.
In order to see the daily average cost of a car, select a model from the list.
Try also to choose different rental points; practice shows that the price for the same car may differ by 20 - 30% depending on where you are planning to pick it up.
More often than not, these new impressions of the trip will make you feel a bit reckless mad, making you willing to rush through streets of the city a little faster than the rules prescribe. Do not do this; the size of the fines will unpleasantlysurprise you. Therefore, try to keep within the specified speed limit:
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.
Cheap car rental in Siracusa 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 Siracusa on our website by going to the Age Restrictions section.
In Siracusa, as well as in other European cities, adherence of traffic rules is strictly monitored, and punishments are rigorously enforced. Follow the speed limits and traffic rules, do not drink at the wheel, and most likely, a meeting with the road patrol service staff will be a threatening one. There is also a chance to get fined in everyday life. We have collected the most common situations you should beware of:
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.
You may find the cancellation form on our website. Standard conditions provides the following cancellation rules:
Please note that some special offers may change the cancellation policy; carefully read the terms and conditions to plan your vacation well.
According to the rules of most rental companies of Siracusa, the provision of an international driving licence is required.
When booking, you will be offered several options for car insurance. For a quiet trip, cars-scanner recommends that you take out a full insurance policy, which covers almost all possible damages. You may do this on our website or at the rental company office.
Each car has its own set of features, which are indicated in the insurance document. Be careful when taking it and read through the Insurance Cover section to insure yourself against further surprises. Example:
|Car rental company||Car class||Apx. Deposit amount|
|Mini / Economy||200-400 £|
|Compact / Standard||400-800 £|
|Fullsize / Premium||700+ £|
|Mini / Economy / Compact||150-500 £|
|Standard / Estate||300-700 £|
|Fullsize / Premium / SUV||700+ £|
|Mini / Economy||250-500 £|
|Standard / Estate||300-750 £|
|Fullsize / Premium / Minivan||600+ £|
|Compact / Standard / Estate||300-700 £|
|Fullsize / Premium / Cabrio||550+ £|
|Mini / Economy||250-600 £|
|Compact / Standard||400-900 £|
|Fullsize / Premium||500+ £|
You may take a car to Siracusa 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.
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.
Car prices may change daily. To get a fixed price, book in advance. In the case of cancellation of the trip, you may cancel your car rental free of charge, what is most important is to do it no later than 24 hours before the trip.
Earlier we mentioned that the cost of rental even using the same one provider depends on the point where you pick up a car. For easy orientation, we've pinpointed all of them on the map; use it and save money.