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Car Rental in ItalyTake care to read the terms and conditions carefully. Watch out for additional costs such as insurance, and also for loss of keys, loss of documents, returning the car without a full tank of fuel etc.
There are often age restrictions for example 21 years old for the less powerful cars, and 23-25+ for the powerful cars. And you may need to have held a driving license for longer than one year.
You will have to leave a large deposit (or credit card number) which will usually be equivalent to the insurance excess payable should the car be stolen, burnt, or damaged. This can often run into many hundreds of Euros and so you may choose to purchase additional insurance cover at the time of renting the car which will eliminate all financial risk to you at a cost of 5-30 Euros per day.
To learn more about driving in Italy, please read our Guide to Driving in Italy.