When hiring a car with Sixt, we offer you a selection of payment methods so you don't necessarily need a credit card to book your perfect rental car. Accordingly we would like to provide a clear explanation of the payment methods that Sixt currently accepts and the conditions surrounding each different method. Sixt accepts a wide range of payment methods to allow increased freedom and accessibility to our services.
No, you can pay for your rental car with all UK debit cards including Maestro and Visa Debit cards. The payment method must have been issued in the name of the driver and must be presented at the time of vehicle pick-up and be valid at this time. The amount that will be debited includes the rental price as well as all additional charges and extras, if any.
No, Only UK Debit cards are accepted as a method of payment by Sixt.
Yes, Sixt offer a Prepaid tariff as well as a flexible pay-on-arrival tariff. Please be advised that fees apply to cancelling and changing prepaid bookings.
You can cancel your reservation either by logging onto My Sixt or contacting our reservations team on +44 (0) 8444 99 33 99.
Yes, we offer Sixt Trade. For more information please visit this link about renting a car with a company credit card.
The amount is not immediately debited but held on the cardholder's bank account until the final rental charge amount has been debited. When the vehicle is returned, the invoiced amount will be charged to the credit card provided, unless you present another form of payment.
An approval is an amount held on your credit card. Generally, the sum of double the total rental cost and shows as a pending transaction on your credit card.
Deposits are taken from Debit cards and is £250 along with the full rental cost and will be reimbursed following completion of the hire.
Please allow up to 10 working days for the funds to clear and become available in your account.
No, the Credit Card holder who is paying for the booking has to be the main driver, as this will be stated on the Rental Agreement. Please refer to Sixt Prepaid Terms and Conditions.
For luxury and special vehicles, payment must be made using a major credit card only. Debit cards are not accepted.
Please note: The FAQs within this section refer only to England, Wales and Scotland. For rental FAQs within Northern Ireland or any other country outside of the UK, please refer to the rental information page and select your destination country within the drop-down menu.
Breakdown Assistance: Telephone Number: +44 (0) 344 4 993399
Please note there will be no service charge for calling this number, only landline cost applies.