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Chianti car hire

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Cheap car hire in Chianti

IntermediateR1 095/day
SUVR1 382/day
Supplier choiceR620/day
Compact estate carR930/day
Compact SUVR971/day
Intermediate SUVR1 245/day
Full-size estate carR2 343/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for hiring a car in Chianti

  • Amerigo Vespucci Airport (FLR) is the gateway to the charming Chianti region in Italy. For travelers seeking car rentals, Chianti car rentals are a reliable option. Car rental counters are at Via Palagio degli Spini. They can be easily accessed by a free shuttle bus that runs every 20 minutes. The shuttle buses depart from the short-term parking garage. Some onsite car rental agencies include SIXT, Hertz, Budget, Alamo, Avis, and Thrifty.
  • In Chianti, major cities like Greve and Castellina may experience heavy traffic congestion during peak hours. The morning peak traffic hours run from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., while the evening hours are generally heavy from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. SR222 Chiantigiana route is one of the highways most affected by traffic in Chianti. To avoid heavy traffic delays, travelers can consider alternative roads like the SR429, which offers beautiful views of the Tuscan countryside while connecting various towns like Panzano and Radda.
  • Car seat policies for Chianti car rentals require children under the age of ten to be secured in the recommended child restraint system. Children younger than one-year-old are required to be in rear-facing seats, while those below the age of four can be secured in seats facing the front with a strap for safety. Booster seats can be used for children between the ages of four and ten.
  • When exploring the region of Chianti, a compact or mid-sized car is the most suitable option. Chianti is renowned for its countryside, which is dotted with vineyards, charming villages, and rolling hills. Opting for a smaller car ensures better maneuverability. Compact or mid-sized sedans allow travelers to navigate through the narrow and winding roads that lead to hidden gems like Greve or Radda in Chianti without difficulty. Moreover, compact cars are more fuel-efficient, making them perfect for leisurely drives through scenic landscapes such as the Chianti Wine Trail or the iconic rolling hills of Val d'Orcia.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Chianti for R602 or less
  • Book your car hire in Chianti at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Compact car hire in Chianti are around -11% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Chianti

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Chianti?

    On average a car hire in Chianti costs R1 019 per day.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Chianti?

    Intermediate (Peugeot 5008 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Chianti.

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in Chianti?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at OptimoRent (R546/day), NOLEGGIARE (R608/day) and Ace (R683/day).

  • What is the best car hire company in Chianti?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire in Chianti is Thrifty (6,7, 51 reviews).

  • How can I find car hires near me in Chianti?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Chianti?

    On average a car hire in Chianti costs R7 679 per week (R1 097 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Chianti?

    On average a car hire in Chianti costs R32 909 per month (R1 097 per day).

  • Should I rent a car in Chianti?

    Opting for car rentals in Chianti offers numerous advantages, making it a compelling choice for travelers. Chianti car rentals allow visitors to explore the region at their own pace. With a rental car, travelers can venture beyond the main tourist areas and discover hidden gems like the Panzano in Chianti or the beautiful countryside around Gaiole. A rental car provides easy and flexible access to renowned wineries, such as Castelo di Ama or Antinori's Badia a Passignano, where one can indulge in wine-tasting experiences. Moreover, you won’t have to worry about the fixed schedules of public transportation with Chianti car rentals.

  • What is driving like in Chianti?

    Driving in Chianti offers a captivating blend of scenic vineyard landscapes and charming Tuscan villages. Speed limits vary depending on the types of roads. In towns like Greve or Castellina, speeds are generally limited to 50 km/h (30 mph). On rural roads leading to attractions like the Badia a Passignano or the medieval town of Radda, speed limits range from 70 to 90 km/h (45–55 mph). In Chianti, routes like the SR222 allow speeds of up to 70–90 km/h (45–55 mph).

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in Chianti?

    The minimum age requirement for renting a car is generally 21 years old. However, some car rental companies, like Hertz or Europcar, apply an underage surcharge for drivers under 25. To fulfill other driver requirements, renters must show a valid driver's license from their home country. If the license is not in Italian, an International Driving Permit (IDP) may be necessary to comply with local regulations. Carrying both the original driver's license and the IDP is advisable to ensure a smooth rental experience.

Car hire directory

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car hire locations in Chianti

    24 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car hire locations in Chianti

    13 Locations

  • maggiore

    MAGGIORE car hire locations in Chianti

    10 Locations

  • free2move

    Free2Move car hire locations in Chianti

    9 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car hire locations in Chianti

    8 Locations

  • drivalia

    DRIVALIA car hire locations in Chianti

    7 Locations

  • europcar

    Europcar car hire locations in Chianti

    7 Locations

  • leasys

    Leasys Rent car hire locations in Chianti

    7 Locations

  • megadrive

    MEGADRIVE car hire locations in Chianti

    7 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in Chianti

    6 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car hire locations in Chianti

    6 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car hire locations in Chianti

    6 Locations

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Most popular agency

Rental Plus

Most popular car type


Average price

R1 097/day

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When to book a rental car in Chianti

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