Istanbul car rentals

Istanbul car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in Istanbul

EconomyC$ 27/day
CompactC$ 27/day
IntermediateC$ 27/day
StandardC$ 86/day
MiniC$ 44/day
LuxuryC$ 130/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 52/day
Compact SUVC$ 55/day
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Top tips for renting a car in Istanbul

  • Istanbul has a rich culture and historical background that will intrigue you on your visit to the city. Cheap car rentals in Istanbul from the Istanbul car rentals will enable you to enjoy the different sceneries and visit places conveniently. Some of the amazing sites you will see in Istanbul include? The Dolmabahce Palace about 1 mile from the city center with its great work of architecture. Taking a trip to Hagia Sophia Mosque located about 2.4 mi from the city center, which is a historical site and a major attraction and paying a visit to the Emirgan Park about 9.1 mi from the city center.
  • When getting cheap car rentals in Istanbul, it is important for you to enquire and get the right information with regards to the toll systems. In most cases, the cars you rent will have a tracker that is automated when going through the toll roads. Some car rental companies may charge you higher than the expected amounts hence it is much better for you to pay the toll fee on your own. The roads in Istanbul have clear markings with exits that are also clear round the intersections. If you will be driving a standard vehicle, your speed should be about 31 mph in towns and cities.
  • In order for you to rent a car in Istanbul, you will need to be at least 21 years old although this may depend with the car category you want to hire and the car rental company. You will also be required to have had valid driving license for at least one year. If you are below 25 years of age, the rental companies may include an additional young driver surcharge. You also need to be aware that some companies have a maximum age limit of about 70 years for a given class of cars. You should also be aware that you may not cross the border with a car rented in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Renting a car in Istanbul will provide you with the opportunity to travel at your own pace and take in the Turkish wonders that most appeal to you. Head west and take in the stunning Aegean coastline, go south to the Mediterranean shore dubbed the Turquoise Coast, or check out the curving wonder that is the Taurus Mountains. There is plenty to see and do in Istanbul, with a long list of sightseeing, dining, and shopping attractions in the city. Having access to a car will mean that you can make the most of the city and enjoy your dream holiday.
  • Istanbul Atatürk Airport has connecting flights all across the world and gives travelers the opportunity to rent from major car rental companies. It is best to research your preferred company using KAYAK now to make picking up your car on arrival even smoother. After collecting your baggage, continue towards exit Gate A and you will find the counter of your chosen company.
  • Ensure that you have a decent GPS navigation device, as some streets names in Istanbul are not labeled clearly or at all. Also look to invest in a physical road map and use landmarks to familiarize yourself. If you are planning on traveling a decent distance outside of the city limits of Istanbul, ensure your rental company has the option of providing a KGS card for access to the tollways. These tollways will make your travel route considerably quicker.
  • 15 million people live in Istanbul, and this can turn the roads into a circus in rush hour. The peak morning commute occurs between 7:30 am and 9:30 am, while in the evening it is best to avoid driving between 5 pm and 8:30 pm if possible. Specifically, the E-5 and TEM motorways will get congested as city workers make their daily commute, so if you can reroute your drive to avoid these you will save lots of time.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Istanbul for C$ 36 or less
  • Book your rental car in Istanbul at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars in Istanbul are around 72% cheaper than other car types, on average

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