Car Rental for Young People and New Drivers
Normally, in order to drive a rental car, you must be 25 years of age or older, at the most, 21 years of age depending on the insurance terms applied by the various rental companies, and have had a driver's license for at least one year.
With Only Sardinia Autonoleggio, all drivers between the ages of 19 and 25, and newly licensed drivers for even less than a year, will be able to rent a car in Olbia Airport, Cagliari Airport, San Teodoro, and Porto Cervo, thanks to special additional insurances.
In some cases, by prior arrangement, the possibility of car rental is extended to newly licensed drivers of 18 years of age. With Only Sardinia Car Rental therefore, by selecting the “young driver" service, no age limit to be able to rent a car in Sardinia.
Cars that you can rent and drive with Only Sardinia Autonoleggio even if you have a license for less than a year
Fiat 500 51kw (Group B)
Fiat 500 Cabrio 51kw (Group BS)
Fiat Panda 51kw (Group A)
Fiat 500L 70kw (Group D)
Fiat Punto 51kw (Group C)
Lancia Y 51kw (Group C)
Wolkswagen Polo (Group C) 48kw
Seat Ibiza (Group C) 55kw
Car rental Olbia Airport, Porto Cervo, Cagliari Airport and San Teodoro.
F.A.Q. Frequently asked questions about Young Driver
What is a Young Driver and what is a New Driver?
In the car rental world, a young driver is defined as, a driver between the ages of 18 and 25. A newly licensed driver is anyone who has held an A, A2, B or B1 license for less than 3 years.
I am 18 years old, and most car rentals require you to be 21 years old to rent a car, is it true that I can still rent a car with you?
Yes, it is also possible to rent a car for drivers who are 18 years of age, but in this case you must contact our rental center in advance at +39 0789 68947.
How many years of license do you need to have in order to rent a car?
Normally in order to rent a car, you need to have had your driver's license for at least a year, but through a specific insurance product with Only Sardinia Autonoleggio (in Olbia airport, Cagliari airport, Porto Cervo and San Teodoro stations only) you can rent a car even if you have had your driver's license for less than a year.
Why do you allow car rental to young people between the ages of 19 and 21 , while I have contacted other car rental companies and they do not allow it?
Because as well as other car rentals, we have made a special insurance agreement, which allows us to rent cars not only to drivers between the ages of 21 and 25, but also to those between the ages of 19 and 21 who have had a driver's license even for less than a year.
I am already 25 years old, is there an additional charge?
No, if at the time of car pickup, the driver is already 25 years of age, no additional insurance coverage is required.
Are there restrictions for young people with new drivers in Sardinia?
In Sardinia, the regulations for newly licensed young people are the same as the traffic code in force throughout the national Italian territory.