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 how we calculate your deposit, when you can expect to be reimbursed for your deposit and more. Sixt accepts a wide range of payment methods to allow increased freedom and accessibility to our services.
Yes, we accept international debit cards.
No, the 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 the pre-paid terms and conditions.
An approval is an amount held on your credit card. Minimum of £300 + rental charges and shows as a pending transaction on your credit card.
Deposits are taken from Debit cards and is minimum £300 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.
Yes, Sixt offers a pre-pay tariff as well as a flexible pay-on-arrival tariff. When paying in advance, the price is cheaper, but please be advised that fees may apply to cancelling or amending pre-paid bookings.
You can easily cancel or change your booking by visiting the MySixt Customer Portal or by calling our reservations team via +44 (0) 8444 99 33 99.
For luxury cars, payment must be made using a major credit card only. Debit cards are not accepted. These are car models that are not within the following groups: E***, C***, I***, S*** and F***.
Extraordinary cars in the group X*** require a credit card approval of 5000.00 GBP.
We only accept company credit cards if the card displays the name of the renter who is collecting the vehicle.
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.