Turkey car rentals

Turkey car rentals

23 Aug — 26 Aug
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  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in Turkey

    60 Locations

  • otocar

    Otocar Rental car rental locations in Turkey

    40 Locations

  • nokta

    Nokta Rent A Car car rental locations in Turkey

    33 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in Turkey

    31 Locations

  • enterprise

    Enterprise car rental locations in Turkey

    31 Locations

  • circular

    CIRCULAR car rental locations in Turkey

    27 Locations

  • garenta

    Garenta car rental locations in Turkey

    26 Locations

  • global

    Global Rent A Car car rental locations in Turkey

    25 Locations

  • europcar

    Europcar car rental locations in Turkey

    23 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car rental locations in Turkey

    23 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in Turkey

    22 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in Turkey

    17 Locations

Top tips for renting a car in Turkey

  • While most people will not want to rent a car in Turkey to drive in huge cities like Istanbul, it can be a fantastic way to access other areas of the country that are usually only visited on guided tours or by slow and expensive public transport. Popular routes include the Aegean Coast (including Butterfly Valley), Cappadocia, and the one-day drive from Istanbul to the ancient city of Ephesus.
  • Many of the highways in Turkey operate on a modern toll collection system, for which it is possible to get an electronic HGS or OGS card. These automatically charge the toll fee when the car passes through the sensor—the driver just needs to make sure they’re in the correctly marked lane. Many rental cars already come equipped with these, but check with your agency before setting off. Highway tolls are typically around 2-3 TRY (0.35-0.50 USD) each.
  • Children under 10 years old may not travel in the front seat of a car in Turkey, while those shorter than 150 cm (59 in) and weighing less than 35 kg (77 lbs.) must be seated in an appropriate restraint. Rental agencies can provide baby and child seats for daily fees of around 2 TRY (5.50 USD) at an agency like Hertz.
  • When parking in Turkey, it is not uncommon to find a parking lot attendant who will look after your car for a small fee. Tourist attractions typically cost around 5-10 TRY (0.85-1.71 USD) for parking or might even be free, and the majority of hotels also have a dedicated parking lot. When in large cities like Istanbul, it is always best to opt for a secure lot, such as an OtoPark, which will cost around 5-10 TRY (0.85-1.71 USD) for two hours. Do not be surprised if uniformed attendants ask to keep the keys, in case the car needs to be moved to let another driver in or out.

FAQs about renting a car in Turkey

  • Intermediate (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Turkey.

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Turkey are Budget (7.2, 92 reviews), and Avis (7.0, 84 reviews).

  • Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Based on car searches on KAYAK. The most popular cities to rent a car in Turkey are Izmir (41% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Turkey). Istanbul (39%) and Bodrum (16%).

  • On average a rental car in Turkey costs S$ 500 per week (S$ 71 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Turkey costs S$ 2,143 per month (S$ 71 per day).

  • Renting a car in Turkey is usually considered straightforward and driving conditions familiar and safe. Roads are usually in very good condition, and a network of highways connects the country. Be cautious of winding coastal roads and occasional winter closures in mountainous areas due to wet or snowy conditions. It is also important to always check the mirrors on both sides when pulling out, as undertaking is common. Driving in Turkey is on the right-hand side.

  • To rent a car in Turkey, drivers usually need to be at least 21 years old and hold a valid driver’s license issued in the Roman alphabet (otherwise, an International Driver’s Permit [IDP] is required). Some agencies, e.g., Hertz, impose a minimum age limit of 23 to rent a car, while others, like Budget, charge a daily fee of approx. 99 TRY (17 USD) for drivers age 19 to 21.

  • Petrol stations are less common alongside Turkish highways than they are in the rest of Europe or North America, but the number is steadily increasing, and standards are generally high. Most have bathrooms and sell snacks, drinks, and hot food. An attendant will fill the car for you, and you can usually pay with cash or credit card. Expect to pay around 7 TRY (1.20 USD) for a liter of petrol and 6,50 TRY (1.10 USD) for a liter of diesel. By the gallon, that is 4.53 USD for petrol and 4.15 USD for diesel.

  • There are three main speed limits in Turkey, although it is always advised to observe roadside signs, because sometimes they vary. Standard limits are 50 km/h (31 mph) in urban areas, 90 km/h (55 mph) on rural roads, and 120 km/h (74 mph) on highways.

Car rental locations in Turkey

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The rates displayed include all taxes and fees for car hires for the class listed and were found by KAYAK users in the last hours. Car hires are subject to change and may not be available on all car hires listed or dates of travel. Some car hire providers charge additional fees for other services (gps, infant car seats, etc.). Please check the car hire providers' sites.