If you’re looking to explore more of Turkey during your stay in Istanbul, a rental car is the perfect way to do it. But before you hit the open road, there are a few things you need to know. In this blog post, we’ll provide everything you need to know about renting a car in Istanbul – from what documeg permit (IDP)
If you’re from the United States, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand, you need to get an IDP in order to rent a car and drive in Turkey. You can apply for an IDP through your local automobile association. Be sure to do this well in advance of your trip, as it can take several weeks to process.
Once you have your IDP, you’ll need to present it along with your regular driver’s license when you pick up your rental car. The rental company will make a copy of both documents and return the originals to you.
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International drivinProof of insurance
If you’re planning on renting a car in Istanbul, you’ll need to have proof of insurance. You can either get this through your rental company or through a third-party provider. We recommend getting insurance through your rental company, as it will be cheaper and easier to file a claim if something happens to your car.
Vehicle registration and proof of ownership
If you’re planning on renting a car in Istanbul, you’ll need to have a few things in order first. Before you can hit the open road, you’ll need to make sure your vehicle is registered and that you have proof of ownership. You can do this by going to the local police station and presenting your registration documents.
Proof of identity (passport)
- You must have a passport to travel outside of Istanbul in a rental car.
- A local driver’s license is not sufficient.
- An international driver’s license is not required, but may be helpful.
Credit card or cash to pay for the rental car
In order to rent a car in Istanbul, you will need either a credit card or cash to pay for the rental car. If you are using a credit card, you will need to provide your credit card information when you pick up the car. If you are paying in cash, you will need to have the exact amount of money ready when you pick up the car.
You may also be asked for a security deposit when you pick up the car. This is usually done by putting a hold on your credit card or by giving them cash. The security deposit is used in case there is any damage to the car while it is being rented out.