Car Rental Lamezia Terme

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Lamezia Terme Airport Car Rental
Mini
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Sicily By Car
$24.64 / per day
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Lamezia Terme Airport Car Rental
Economy
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Sicily By Car
$24.92 / per day
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Lamezia Terme Airport Car Rental
Compact
Fiat 500 L or similar
Fiat 500 L
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Sicily By Car
$30.96 / per day
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Lamezia Terme Airport Car Rental
Intermediate
Ford C Max or similar
Ford C Max
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Sicily By Car
$33.90 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Lamezia Terme Airport Car Rental
Compact
Peugeot 308 HDI or similar
Peugeot 308 HDI
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Sicily By Car
$37.21 / per day
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Lamezia Terme Airport Car Rental
Compact
Opel Crossland X or similar
Opel Crossland X
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Sicily By Car
$40.92 / per day
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Lamezia Terme Airport Car Rental
Mini
Peugeot 108 or similar
Peugeot 108
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Interrent
$45.39 / per day
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Lamezia Terme Airport Car Rental
Intermediate
Ford Kuga or similar
Ford Kuga
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Sicily By Car
$49.11 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 06:29 on 2019-11-20. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Italian
Currency
EUR
Country code
39
Average car rental length
2 days
Economy car rental price
$43.46 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
70 - 90 km/h
43 - 56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
10.0

Why rent a car in Lamezia Terme?

Lamezia Terme is a great place to visit. Although it is one of the smallest cities in Italy that has an international airport, there’s plenty of history to explore, from Norman and Arabic heritage to small picturesque villages that surround the city. Lamezia Terme is located in central Calabria, and many famous beach destinations of the region, such as Vibo Valentia, Capo Vaticano, and Cosenza, are easily reached from here, as are the famous neighboring regions, Campania, Basilicata, and Sicily.

Lamezia Terme Car Rental

Top ways to enter Lamezia Terme

  • Lamezia Terme Airport: A small, but busy airport, it handled 2.7 million travelers in 2018. The airport is served by many low-cost carriers, including Ryanair, Volotea, and Eurowings. The airport is located near the sea coast, about 10km (6.2 miles) southwest of the city center, and can be reached in about 12 minutes.
  • Crotone Airport: Another small Calabrian airport, as of 2019 Crotone-Sant’Anna only serves four routes connecting the city of Crotone to Milan, Bologna, and Verona in Italy as well as Nuremberg in Germany. Crotone Airport is about 90km (56 miles) east of Lamezia Terme and can be reached in one hour.
  • Reggio di Calabria Airport: Serving the capital of Calabria region, as of July 2019 this airport only hosts domestic flights connecting it to a number of destinations in Central and Northern Italy. The airport is 136km (84.5 miles) southwest of Lamezia Terme, a distance that can be traveled in about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  • Brindisi Airport: Also known as Brindisi-Casale and Brindisi-Salento, this airport in the Apulia Region handled 2.4 million travelers in 2018. In addition to serving domestic routes, it also connects Southern Italy to Spain, the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, and other European countries. The airport is 340km (211 miles) from Lamezia Terme and can be reached in about three and a half hours.
  • Catania Airport: The busiest airport in Sicily, Catania-Fontanarossa serves about 10 million travelers every year. The airport is especially active during the summer months when it hosts flights by more than 20 airlines. Lamezia Terme is about 240km (149 miles) northeast of Catania and can be reached in about three hours. To get from Sicily to the Italian mainland, you’ll have to take a ferry, so ask your rental car provider in advance if they permit it.
  • By rail: If you arrive in the city by train, you can conveniently pick up your rental car at Lamezia Terme Centrale Railway Station.

Useful city facts

  • Like the rest of Calabria, Lamezia Terme enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers. There is very little or no precipitation from May to August. Winters are mild and slightly more humid. The average high temperature is 29°C  (85°F) in August, the warmest month, and 14°C  (57°F) in January.
  • Although the area’s history dates back to the Ancient Greek and Roman times, the municipality was officially only created in 1968 when settlements Nicastro, Sambiase, and Sant’Eufemia Lamezia were joined together to form Lamezia Terme. Nowadays, the city’s population is just over 70,000. The inhabitants of Lamezia Terme are called lametini.

Top destinations and activities

  • Norman Castle. First built by the Ancient Greeks, the castle of Lamezia Terme was later significantly remade by Norman and Angevin rulers. Over the centuries, the castle crumbled under invasions and during earthquakes with only ruins surviving to this day. However, there is a haunting beauty about the place, especially since it sits on a hilltop at a height of 320m (1,050ft), and, naturally, the views of the city below are magnificent.
  • The Bastion of the Knights of Malta. Built in the mid-16th century by the Spanish king of Naples, the bastion was given as a gift to the Military Order of Malta who at the time was in charge of protecting the coast from Ottoman attacks from the sea. Although life is much safer nowadays, the bastion has lost none of its historic grandeur.
  • The Diocesan Museum. Over centuries, Calabria has been (and remains) home to many Catholic monasteries and dioceses. The Diocesan Museum of Lamezia Terme honors this heritage by displaying religious paintings and sculptures, sacred objects, and other relics. Many of the exhibits were in bad shape when the museum opened in the 1990s but have been carefully restored back to resemble their original form. In addition to Christian artifacts, the museum also has an impressive 12th-century Arab-Norman ivory case on display.

Traffic and parking tips

  • The speed limit in cities is 50km/h, although in certain areas the speed limit may be reduced to 30km/h. 
  • Main highways are limited to 130km/h, non-major highways to 110km/h, and local roads to 90km/h. When it is raining, the limits are respectively lowered to 110km/h, 100km/h, and 80km/h. The general speed limit is lowered to 50km/h during heavy fog or other cases of bad visibility.
  • Proof of insurance and the car’s documentation need to be in the car whenever you’re driving.
  • When driving you need to have your passport or ID card with you at all times.
  • The legal alcohol limit is 0.05% for experienced drivers and 0.00% for novice drivers. Being over the allowed limit can result in hefty fines and even imprisonment. 
  • The emergency number, like elsewhere in the EU, is 112.

Toll roads

There are numerous toll roads in Italy. The exact fee depends on your choice of route and the type of vehicle. See the official Italian toll road website for more information. Use the website’s toll road calculator to find out exactly how much you’ll have to pay for using the toll roads on your planned route.  

Ideas for a day-trip

  • Pizzo Calabro. Let’s be honest - although there’s great historical and cultural heritage to be found in Lamezia Terme, most people visit the area for its stunning beaches. Located on a cliff over the Gulf of Saint Euphemia, Pizzo and its surrounding coast is one of the best places in the area to enjoy the sun and the sea. Just 28km (17 miles) southwest of Lamezia, Pizzo can be reached in about 20 minutes. 
  • Tropea. More than just a single settlement, the coastal stretch between Tropea and Capo Vaticano is arguably the most famous area of beaches in Calabria. Thousands of visitors come here every summer to suntan, swim, and do watersports. But there’s plenty to do in Tropea, too, from seeing the Norman church with its black Madonna to trying delicious local pastries. Located 61km (40 miles) south of Lamezia, Tropea can be reached in about one hour.
  • Pollino National Park. The largest national park in Southern Italy, it includes a large stretch of the southern Apennine Mountains. A place of rugged beauty, it is great for hiking and is home to many wildlife species like the Italian wolf, Egyptian vulture, European otter, and lanner falcon. About 150km (93 miles) north of Lamezia, the national park can be reached in 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Most popular rental types and cars

The most popular rental car in Lamezia Terme is the Peugeot 308, although many travelers also go for the Opel Crossland X and the Peugeot 108. The most popular rental car types are compact, mini, and intermediate.

Further destinations

  • Naples. One of the oldest continuously-inhabited cities in Europe, Naples can even match Rome and Paris when it comes to impressive history. With a blend of unique architectural styles, landmarks like San Francesco di Paola church, and the nearby site of ancient Pompeii, it can be explored for days, if not weeks. Naples is 375km (233 miles) north of Lamezia and can be reached in four hours, but there are many fascinating stops on the way.
  • Apulia. A unique and somewhat remote region, Apulia is a place of beautiful medieval cities like Bari (the region’s capital), Andria, and Alberobello, ancient olive gardens, and long Adriatic coastline. Although culturally influenced by Albanians and Greeks, Apulia is very much its own place. Bari is 325km (202 miles) northeast of Lamezia Terme and can be reached in about 3 hours and 40 minutes.
  • Sicily. Home to a proud and unique culture, dramatic landscapes, delicious cuisine, and ancient cities, the island of Sicily would have enough attractions for a separate country. Most travelers stay around its coastal areas, but with a rental car, you can also explore the lesser-known, but magnificent inland parts. Start at Messina, the city nearest to the Italian mainland that’s just 130km (80 miles) southwest of Lamezia, then make your way from there. Keep in mind that Sicily can only be accessed by a ferry, so ask your rental car provider in advance if they permit you taking a rental car on one. If not, you can go to Messina by public transportation and pick up another rental car there.

Car Rental Prices in Lamezia Terme

  • Station wagons - from $122 per day
  • Large cars - from $100 per day
  • Medium cars - from $86 per day
  • Premium cars - from $121 per day
  • Small cars - from $66 per day
  • SUVs - from $94 per day

How can I save money on my rental car?

Follow these tips to land a great rental car in Lamezia Terme:

  • Compare the rates of different rental car providers
  • Book your rental car well in advance
  • Plan your route before you go
  • Know your fuel and mileage requirements
  • Visit during the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Lamezia Terme is the cheapest in March when renting a car is about 80% cheaper than the yearly average and a whole 90% cheaper than renting a car in April. Come visit Calabria in early spring!

Top 20 Cities near Lamezia Terme

  1. Milan Car Rentals from $9.14 per day
    969.4 km / 602.4 miles away
  2. Rome Car Rentals from $7.53 per day
    446.1 km / 277.2 miles away
  3. Naples Car Rentals from $32.54 per day
    276.1 km / 171.5 miles away
  4. Venice Car Rentals from $24.03 per day
    800.5 km / 497.4 miles away
  5. Bergamo Car Rentals from $14.38 per day
    924.3 km / 574.3 miles away
  6. Turin Car Rentals from $20.88 per day
    995.6 km / 618.6 miles away
  7. Bologna Car Rentals from $22.15 per day
    748.6 km / 465.2 miles away
  8. Florence Car Rentals from $20.67 per day
    688.3 km / 427.7 miles away
  9. Pisa Car Rentals from $21.03 per day
    721.5 km / 448.3 miles away
  10. Bari Car Rentals from $43.00 per day
    252.1 km / 156.7 miles away
  11. Verona Car Rentals from $15.67 per day
    845.5 km / 525.4 miles away
  12. Brindisi Car Rentals from $31.26 per day
    243.3 km / 151.2 miles away
  13. Treviso Car Rentals from $24.64 per day
    820.1 km / 509.6 miles away
  14. Genoa Car Rentals from $26.02 per day
    867.3 km / 538.9 miles away
  15. Pescara Car Rentals from $19.08 per day
    428.9 km / 266.5 miles away
  16. Trieste Car Rentals from $10.61 per day
    802.5 km / 498.7 miles away
  17. 106.1 km / 65.9 miles away
  18. Padua Car Rentals from $32.51 per day
    808.1 km / 502.1 miles away
  19. Ancona Car Rentals from $19.08 per day
    576.4 km / 358.2 miles away
  20. Rimini Car Rentals from $23.28 per day
    644.0 km / 400.2 miles away

Top 20 Locations near Lamezia Terme

  1. Crotone Airport Car Rentals from $12.58 per day
    73.2 km / 45.5 miles away
  2. 106.1 km / 65.9 miles away
  3. 229.8 km / 142.8 miles away
  4. Brindisi Airport Car Rentals from $31.26 per day
    243.3 km / 151.2 miles away
  5. Bari Airport Car Rentals from $43.00 per day
    252.1 km / 156.7 miles away
  6. Naples Airport Car Rentals from $32.54 per day
    276.1 km / 171.5 miles away
  7. Pescara Airport Car Rentals from $19.08 per day
    428.9 km / 266.5 miles away
  8. 446.1 km / 277.2 miles away
  9. 467.1 km / 290.3 miles away
  10. Perugia Airport Car Rentals from $32.88 per day
    561.2 km / 348.7 miles away
  11. Ancona Airport Car Rentals from $19.08 per day
    576.4 km / 358.2 miles away
  12. 580.4 km / 360.6 miles away
  13. Rimini Airport Car Rentals from $23.28 per day
    644.0 km / 400.2 miles away
  14. Florence Airport Car Rentals from $20.67 per day
    688.3 km / 427.7 miles away
  15. Pisa Airport Car Rentals from $21.03 per day
    721.5 km / 448.3 miles away
  16. 743.4 km / 461.9 miles away
  17. Bologna Airport Car Rentals from $22.15 per day
    748.6 km / 465.2 miles away
  18. 795.1 km / 494.0 miles away
  19. Venice Airport Car Rentals from $24.03 per day
    800.5 km / 497.4 miles away

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Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Lamezia Terme?

Car rental prices in Lamezia Terme vary a lot according to the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Lamezia Terme
$15.51
January
$13.73
February
$8.86
March
$264.71
April
$26.11
May
$33.23
June
$59.26
July
$44.42
August
$44.68
September
$34.35
October
$46.39
November
$71.11
December
The best month to rent a car in Lamezia Terme is March (when prices for an Economy class start from $8.86). This is 84% cheaper than the yearly average and 97% cheaper than renting in April (when rental prices start at $264.71 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

What’s the usual rental length in Lamezia Terme?

Travel lengths vary from month to month: in October, travelers rent a car for an average of 19 days in August, the average rental period is 4 days.
Average Rental Length in Lamezia Terme
8
January
10
February
10
March
7
April
10
May
8
June
7
July
4
August
6
September
19
October
6
November
5
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Lamezia Terme?

While travelers visit Lamezia Terme year-round, the most popular month for renting a car is October, and the least popular is December.
Lamezia Terme Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
36%
January
40%
February
42%
March
50%
April
62%
May
157%
June
177%
July
147%
August
99%
September
256%
October
112%
November
23%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agent Make / Model Doors Luggage Type
Sicily By Car Ford Fiesta 4 1 Small cars
Optimo Rent Toyota Aygo 3 2 Small cars
Goldcar Fiat Panda 3 2 Small cars
Optimo Rent Fiat Panda 2 1 Small cars
Locauto Fiat Panda 5 1 Small cars
Optimo Rent Hyundai i20 4 2 Small cars
Sicily By Car Fiat Panda 4 1 Small cars
Sicily By Car Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Sicily By Car Ford C Max 5 3 Large cars
Sicily By Car Fiat 500 L 5 1 Medium cars

Our Customers Reviews

United Kingdom
Ford Fiesta
May 28, 2019
The area is hard to get around without a car

Top 19 Suppliers for Lamezia Terme in 2019

Interrent
Interrent
Exceptional 9.5
+390645229545
Via Aeroporto, 88046 Lamezia Terme CZ
Enterprise
Enterprise
Exceptional 9.2
+390968418555
AEROPORTO S. EUFEMIA, 100 M FROM TERMINAL
Locauto
Locauto
Exceptional 9
+393271966089
Via Aeroporto 1, 88046 Lamezia Terme
Optimo Rent
Optimo Rent
Exceptional 9
+390968419483
Via dell'Aeroporto
Target Rent
Target Rent
Excellent 8.9
+393491480031
Piazza Lamezia,1 - 88046 Lamezia Terme (CZ)
Sicily By Car
Sicily By Car
Excellent 8.8
+390968411088 / +393486565383
Via Aeroporto, 88046 Lamezia Terme CZ
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+39096853690
International Arrival Hall
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.7
+390968418555
Aeroporto - S. Eufemia, 88046 Lamezia Terme
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+39096853918
AEROPORTO DI LAMEZIA TERME
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+39096853918
AEROPORTO DI LAMEZIA TERME
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+39096851508
Aeroporto di, 88046 Lamezia Terme CZ
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+39096851508
Lamezia Terme Aeroporto
Noleggiare
Noleggiare
Excellent 8.2
+393456945097
Via Giorgio Pinna, 31 88046 Santa Eufemia Lamezia CZ
Ecovia
Ecovia
Excellent 8.1
+390968419483
Via Aeroporto, 88046 Lamezia Terme CZ
Firefly
Firefly
Very good 7.8
+39968419354
Aeroporto di Lamezia Terme, 88046 Lamezia Terme CZ
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.5
+34965233425 / 390645229545
On-Airport. Via Aeroporto
Goldcar
Goldcar
Very good 7.4
+34965233425 / 390645229545
On-Airport. Via Aeroporto
Rhodium
Rhodium
Very good 7
+34965233425 / 390645229545
On-Airport. Via Aeroporto
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7
393472483153
Via Aeroporto Lamezia Terme Catanzaro, 88046 Italy

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