Car rental in Venice
Fiat PuntoNumber of days: 765 EurPeugeot 107Number of days: 777 EurVolkswagen PoloNumber of days: 790 Eur
Audi A3Number of days: 7110 EurMini CabrioNumber of days: 7145 EurFord C-MaxNumber of days: 7100 Eur
Audi A6Number of days: 7180 EurMERCEDES SNumber of days: 7220 EurVW PassatNumber of days: 7120 Eur
Range RoverNumber of days: 7180 EurAudi Q7Number of days: 7210 EurNissan X-trailNumber of days: 7135 Eur
(Русский) Теги “Популярные направления”Number of days:Audi A6Number of days: 7Range RoverNumber of days: 7Audi Q7Number of days: 7Nissan X-trailNumber of days: 7Audi Q5Number of days: 7BMW X5Number of days: 7(Русский) Телефоны в подвалеNumber of days:(Русский) ТелефонNumber of days:Fiat PuntoNumber of days: 7
There are some useful pieces of advice on renting a car in Venice. Although Venice is the city on the water, it also has roads and traffic regulations.
Venice is a dream of many travelers. It is a good decision to come to Venice and hire a car. There are two possible variants. You can rent at a car rental store at the airport or directly in the city. Such world famous care hire companies as Hertz, Avis, Dollar, Sixt, Europcar, National, Thrifty, Buchbinder, Budget, Enterprise, Firefly, Goldcar, Interrent, Locauto, Maggiore, Morinirent, Noleggiare, Sicilybycar and Smile_rent work in Venice. There are also local companies which offer cars on favorable terms.
The best solution is to hire a car at the Marco Polo or Treviso airport. What is more, this is the most profitable variant. It is also important to know that the earlier you will hire a car, the cheaper the travel along this amazing city as well as along the whole country will cost. It should be reminded that every traveler has an opportunity to get a car of the desired class in Venice and get it back in another city if the car rental agency where he rented his car has a representative office in this particular city.
Car rental cost in Venice
|Category||3 days’ rental term||7 days’ rental term|
|Mini||45-50 Euro||130-140 Euro|
|Economy||50-53 Euro||220-240 Euro|
|Standard||55-60 Euro||250-280 Euro|
|Premium||400-450 Euro||770-950 Euro|
|Wagon||110-120 Euro||300-350 Euro|
|Utility vehicle||300-320 Euro||600-730 Euro|
|Shelter carrier||650-700 Euro||1300-1450 Euro|
There is an opportunity to rent a car at other rental stores. However, it is necessary to take into account that you will have to go from the airport by bus. If you choose a car beforehand, you have a chance to avoid such problems as carrying heavy clothes, tired kids and etc. Everything you will need to do is put your suitcases into the baggage hold, comply with all formalities and take the road.
Driving speed and speed limitations in Venice
On the whole, there are strict speed limitations in Italy which are in force in Venice as well. Since Venice is the city on the water, the most popular transport here is gondolas. However, this does not mean there are no automobile roads and that you will not need to obey traffic regulations. If there are no special road signs, you cannot drive a car with the speed of more than 50 km/h. Venice is a specific city. Therefore, you should drive a car accurately. The streets are narrow and there are no parking lots. This all is a problem for tourists. When you leave the city and drive a car outside the population centers, it is possible to make up to 110 km/h. If you reach an expressway, you can drive along at 130 km/h.
What you can be fined for
Perhaps the most significant fine will be given for drunk driving. The Russian rules and customs are not in force in Venice. That is why you ought to take into account that:
- If the blood alcohol level is from 0.8 till 1.5%, you will get a fine of from 800 till 3200 Euro.
- If the blood alcohol level is more than 1.5 %, the fine will make up from 1500 till 6000 Euro.
Another fine which is popular in Venice is given for the absence of dim light when driving outside the population centers as well as when driving through the tunnels. In this case, the fine will make up from 41 till 168 Euro.
Children whose height is lower than 150 cm shall sit in a special child seat. In other case, you will get a fine of from 80 till 233 Euro. You will get the same fine if you or some of your passengers do not buckle the seat belt.
Insurance and its peculiarities
The insurance of a rental car is a serious question which should be solved beforehand. It is best of all to choose the full insurance package with a zero franchise. Then you will not need to worry about anything. The main insurance packages for car renters in Venice are:
- Theft Protection (TP). This package means the reimbursement of the car cost in the event of its theft. The main peculiarity of this package is that the renter’s liability is limited.
- Collision Damage Waiver (CDW). This insurance package will be your sheet anchor in the event of damaging the car.
- Third Party Liability Insurance (TPL). This civil liability insurance package works in case the damage is caused to third parties.
Such an indicator as a franchise is pointed out in any insurance package. Much depends on its amount which travelers often try to save money on. From the standpoint of saving the nervous system, the best variant is a zero franchise. In this case, the insurance company pays for everything. However, there are some variants which will let you save money on the insurance premium.
Where to fill a car with fuel in Venice
There are very few fuel stations in Venice. That is why do not hope for filling a car with fuel directly in the city. If you are setting off on a long journey, you should plan this journey beforehand and fill a car with fuel on one of the highways. The cost of fuel in Italy is expensive:
- One liter of fuel 98 costs 1.78 Euro
- One liter of fuel 95 costs 1.67 Euro
- The price for one liter of diesel fuel is 1.56 Euro.
Parking passions in the Venetian format
Venice is probably the least comfortable city for a traveler. However, there are also some car parks in Venice located outside the city center. It is necessary to find a car parking place beforehand in order not to spoil your impression from such an amazing city. There is one large car park in Venice. It is situated near the entrance to the city. The cost of this car park is 25 Euro per day. This cost is quite reasonable for the city in which the cars practically do not go.
Venice travelers often rent cars not to go along the city itself but to go on trips outside the city. A car is an unattainable luxury in the romantic atmosphere of this unique city which is located on water.