Proudly sitting between two continents, Turkey is truly the gateway to both the Middle East and Europe. While geographically just 5 per cent of Turkey's land mass is located in Europe, including the main hub and capital Istanbul, Turkey is certainly a country that embraces and showcases its European heritage and presence.
As a tourist to Turkey, you will no doubt be wowed by the vast extremes within the same country. From the snow-capped mountains in winter to the warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Turkey puts almost every type of natural feature on show during the year. It is important not to forget the cultural side of the country. Influences from Islam, Christianity and Judaism result in stunning architecture across the major hubs and are also reflected in both residential and commercial infrastructure. With so much to see and do in Turkey, the best way to cover it all is definitely with a rental car!
If you are getting ready to explore Turkey from west or east or any direction, the simplest and most convenient way is with the help of DriveNow. Firmly established in Turkey, we have key relationships with all the top Turkish car rental brands including Alamo, Avis, Europcar, Hertz and SIXT. Why waste time and money with bad prices and sub-standard vehicles when DriveNow can provide the best in Turkish Delights?
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Turkey?
To hire a car in Turkey, you must be at least 21 years old and have held your current national license for 12 months.
What's it like to drive in Turkey?
As a modern country, Turkish roads are mostly of good quality. However, if you are travelling into more rural areas, it is best to stick to the main roads, as there could be hazards such as potholes and unlit routes.
Car hire payment?
You must pay for your Turkish car hire with a valid card. Have your credit card ready when you pick up your vehicle.
Excess insurance options?
Taking out travel insurance that covers car hire damage is often an affordable way to make sure you don't get hit with fees in the case of an accident. Car rental companies also offer Collision Damage Waiver to reduce or eliminate your liability. Either way it is highly recommended to explore these options when hiring a car in Turkey.