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The Complete Guide To Renting The Best And Cheapest Cars In Sardinia

How to Compare Prices For Finding The Best And Cheapest Car To Rent In Sardinia

In order to find the best and cheapest car for renting in Sardinia, You can use the price comparison engine. This is extremely easy. To compare the prices of the cars you should type in the country that you’re visiting i.e Sardinia followed by the City and finally the pickup area. If your drop off destination is not the same as the pickup destination then you can check the “drop off car at different location” checkbox and then enter the drop off destination in the search field.

Following this, You must choose the pickup and the drop off date along with the time of the delivery. Check the driver age box or enter the age of the driver if it is below 30 or above 65 and then click on search. This will show you all the cars available in your preferred city of choice along with all the necessary information so that you can choose the cheapest car to rent in Sardinia.


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This comprehensive guide has been carefully crafted in order to make sure you get the best and most affordable deals when renting cars in Sardinia whether it is for a business trip or a family vacation.

Vehicle Types For Rent In Sardinia

Sardinia car rental companies offer various cars for rent at affordable prices in various parts of the countries. These cars can all be categorized into seven types that are detailed below.

Renting Economy Cars

These cars are appropriate if you have only a few people traveling with you. Therefore This is certainly the best option to pick if you’re low on cash or just don’t care about the vehicle and only regard it as something that takes you from point A to point B.

The Cheapest Economy Cars To Rent In Sardinia

Renting The Smart ForFour

The Smart Forfour is one of the cheapest cars that you can rent in Sardinia. This hatchback is perfect for businessmen or for a small group of friends but anything other than that will get a little uncomfortable. For further details refer to the link below which gives a detailed overview of the car.

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • Price for 1 day:US $55
  • Full Protection:  $60
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available.
  • Airport Pickup Available.

Renting The Volkswagen Polo

If you’re looking for a bigger car to travel a little more comfortably in Sardinia then the Polo is the best car to rent. It is also one of the cheapest cars you can rent in Sardinia with it being only 5$ more expensive than the Forfor at the time this article was written.

For a more detailed view of the car, Refer to the video below.

Specifications:

  • 4 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • Rent Price For a Day: 65$
  • Full Protection:  $60
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup Available


Renting Luxury Cars

If you wish to travel in luxury and style then luxury cars are the way to go. These are usually higher priced but have are sure to make your travels as comfortable as possible.

The Cheapest Luxury Vehicle To Rent In Sardinia

Renting A Mercedez Benz E Class Cabrio

This is a vehicle that needs no introduction. Widely regarded as one of the most luxurious cars out there. This Benz is certainly going to make sure you travel through the roads of Sardinia in comfort and style

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • Rent Price For a Day: 445$
  • Full Protection:  $60
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup Available

Renting A BMW X3

If you would rather go out in a sedan and don’t have the need for an SUV then the BMW X3 is an excellent choice. It like the previous car has all the latest bells and whistles and is sure to make you stand out wherever you go. For more information look at the video below.

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • Rent Price For a Day: 359$
  • Full Protection:  $62
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup Available

Renting SUVs

If you need a vehicle that can hold an extra person or just want to travel in a car that’s not too cramped up then renting an SUV  is a very good idea as it’s going to

Cheapest SUVs To Rent in Sardinia

Renting The Renault Captur

The Renault Captur is the cheapest SUV you can rent in Sardinia. Don’t let the price tag dissuade you into assuming that the vehicle is barebones. The Captur is an excellent vehicle to rent if you’re on a trip with your family or friends. For more information watch the video below

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • Rent Price For a Day: 79$
  • Full Protection:  $60
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup Available

Renting The Jeep Renegade

If you want a beefier vehicle that can go over some rough terrain then the Jeep Renegade is a perfect choice. Its certainly the cheapest car for the offroads that you can rent in Sardinia

Specifications:

  • 5 Seats
  • 4 Doors
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • Rent Price For a Day: 106$
  • Full Protection:  $60
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup available
  • Airport Pickup Available

Renting A 7 to 9 Seater Car

If you plan to visit Sardinia with an entourage of people then getting a 7 to 9 seater is a no brainer. This will allow you to hold about 7 people and a bunch of baggage.

The Cheapest 7 to 9 Seater Vehicle For Rent In Sardinia

Renting The Fiat Scudo

The Fiat Scudo is one of the cheapest 9 seater car that you can get in Sardinia. This sleek looking vehicle is sure to make your trip super comfortable with the luscious space it comes with. For more details on the vehicle itself, refer to the video below.

Specifications:

  • 5-7 Seats
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • 4 Doors
  • 1 Day rental cost: US $68
  • Full Protection: US $63
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup
  • Airport Pickups Available at most places

Renting The Citroen C4 Grand Picasso

If you’ve got a big family or are planning to go to Sardinia with a group of friends then renting out this C4 Grand Picasso is an excellent plan. The Picasso is the cheapest 7 seater that you can rent in Sardinia. Refer to the video below for more details on the car.

Specifications:

  • 7 Seats
  • Automatic Gearbox
  • 4 Doors
  • 1 Day rental cost: US $212
  • Full Protection: US $60
  • Cancellation 48 Hours before pickup
  • Airport Pickups Available at most places


Rental Companies:

Sardinia’s leading car rental companies are Express Rentals,Locauto, Viten Group, Enterprise and Autovia. Each operates hundreds of outlets across Sardinia, offering cars in all sizes and, in some cases, large vans, buses, and RVs.

Driving In Sardinia

An International Driving License or Local License is required in order to rent a car in Sardinia. An EU Driving license also works.

GPS Navigation

Most rental cars come with a GPS navigation system built into the dash. The systems in some vehicles can be set to display the map and menus and to read directions in English.

Gas Station

The Gas Stations are found all over Sardinia and are usually fully serviced though self service gas stations have been increasing in recent times.

A Litre of Regular Gasoline costs about 1.6 Dollars per liter on average.

Parking

Parking in the center of large cities is usually paid but there are plenty of free parking zones in less commercial, busy areas so you’ll need to find these places. A lot of paid parking is time-based and is free during nonbusiness hours so you could schedule your travels considering that.

There is also an app called MobiParking that you can check out which allows you to buy your parking spot through your mobile phone instead of going through the hassle of finding a spot and trying to find change for the parking etc.

General rules about driving in Sardinia

Some general driving rules that you must know in Sardinia:

  • You must drive on the right side of the road.
  • Seatbelts are always obligatory, also for passengers.
  • Strict alcohol laws. Acceptable limit of blood alcohol content is 0.05% (basically 0%, don’t drink and drive).
  • Headlights must be used all year long, also during the day (low beam or daytime running light).
  • Forbidden to use a hand held mobile phones while driving.
  • Children under 150cm need a special seat.
  • Cars must be equipped with a fire extinguisher and a hazard-warning reflective triangle.
  • In Sardinia, driving licenses are valid for 15 years.
  • Always have a driving license and insurance papers with you.

The speed limits differ in every country, these are the current speed limits in Sardinia for cars and motorbikes:

  • In urban/built-up areas: 50 km/h
  • single carriageways 90 km/h
  • dual carriageways or single carriageway expressways 100 km/h
  • dual carriageway expressways 120 km/h
  • motorways 140 km/h

Tourist Spots To Visit In Sardinia

Cagliari and Southern Sardinia

Cagliari and Southern Sardinia
Cagliari and Southern Sardinia

The island capital of Cagliari is host to a number of attractions. Climbing through the Piazza della Costituzione to Bastione San Remy is always rewarding. The area has vast swaths of castles and old monuments.

Nuraghe Su Nuraxi

Nuraghe Su Nuraxi - sardinia
Nuraghe Su Nuraxi

Remains of hundreds of stone towers are littered but this one is the best preserved. There is a 30-minute tour along with English speaking guides.


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