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Why rent a car in Ankara?

Ankara, in central Anatolia, is Turkey’s capital city. It’s a city with an ancient past and vibrant present, where Roman and Ottoman architecture mingles with a contemporary, cosmopolitan lifestyle. Ankara is rich in theatre, opera and culture, plus it’s buzzing with student life and sidewalk cafes. It’s also a great location for reaching destinations like Polatli,Kirikkale,Eskisehir and Konya.

How to get to and around Ankara?

If you’re travelling to Ankara via Esenboga International Airport, then it’s an 18-mile journey by rental car. En route you can visit Karakoy Ataturk Ormanı National Forest, which includes a forest farm where you can sample beer, dairy and ice cream, and a zoo with monkeys, big cats and an aquarium.

What brands are available?

There are various hire car providers to suit your budget and preferences, including GRS, Budget and Avis. Many offer extras like free cancellation, unlimited mileage and shuttle services to your rental car.

Must-sees within an easy drive of Ankara

Ankara is a thriving cultural hub of opera, ballet, theatre and music. One of the architectural highlights of the city is Anitkabir, a huge hilltop mausoleum that is the resting place of the first president of Turkey. Remains of Roman and Ottoman architecture can be found throughout the city, including the 20 BC Temple of Augustus and Rome. The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations gives an overview of the region’s past and is housed within the medieval Ankara Castle.

If you want to escape the city for a day, Eymir Lake is a 15-mile drive by hire car from Ankara. It’s a small, peaceful, unspoilt lake that’s off the beaten tourist trail. You can rent a bike and cycle around its shores or simply enjoy a picnic by the waterside.

Istanbul is a 280-mile drive from Ankara. It’s an ancient city on the boundaries of East and West, ancient and modern, with a culture that mixes European, Asian and Middle Eastern influences. The city’s highlights include the labyrinthine market of the Grand Bazaar, the 5th century Ottoman Topkapı Palace, and the Bosphorus Bridge, where you can walk across the boundary of Europe and Asia. The Turkish Riviera, or Turquoise Coast, encompasses both the Mediterranean and Aegean coastline. It’s known for its sunny climate, warm waters and beautiful beaches, plus nearby mountains and ancient ruins. Antalya is a popular resort city on the Turquoise Coast and is a 300-mile drive from Ankara.

Tips and tricks for driving in Ankara

roundabouts don’t have right of way and must give way to approaching vehicles. Police stops are common on motorways and your rental car may be routinely inspected. Make sure you familiarise yourself with Turkey’s driving laws before visiting.

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FAQ for car hire in Ankara

What’s the best price car rental in Ankara?

In the past 7 days the lowest priced car rental is in Ankara.

What’s the average car rental price in Ankara?

On average, car rentals in Ankara are .

Why should I book a car rental with Expedia?

When booking a rental car via Expedia you can easily compare a wide range of the most popular car hire companies and select the best option for you. There are no extra costs and no cancellation fees involved in booking a rental car with Expedia.

How do I book a car rental with Expedia?

You can book a car rental on Expedia either online or over the phone. You may have the option to reserve now and pay now, or to reserve now and pay later. The payment option will be indicated at time of booking. To collect Expedia+ rewards points for your car rental, sign in to your account before you book or create an account on the Payment page.

Are there any additional costs when cancelling a rental car?

Most rental car bookings are eligible for a full refund regardless of when you cancel with Expedia. Not all prepaid bookings qualify for a refund. Review your itinerary for details. If your prepaid booking qualifies for a refund, your booking must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up for the refund. If you return your prepaid car rental early, you will not be refunded for any unused time.

How can I cancel my car booking through Expedia?

To cancel your car booking, sign in or enter your email address and itinerary number. Then select Find itinerary. Under Manage Booking, select Cancel Reservation, then CANCEL THIS RESERVATION. Most prepaid car rental bookings are non-refundable. Pre-paid bookings must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up to be eligible for a full refund. To change or cancel a car hire that you booked as part of a holiday, please contact us.

Should I book a rental car online before arriving or directly in Ankara?

Booking your car from home with Expedia ensures thay you can choose the type of car. You can also compare the different offers and additional services in advance to get the best offer for you. Upon arrival you only need to collect the keys before beginning your trip. In addition, you do not have to start searching for a suitable provider after arriving or reading the terms and conditions at the counter. This will save you a lot of stress.

What insurance should I choose for my rental car?

A comprehensive insurance is a good choice to avoid unpleasant surprises. That way you can enjoy your stay carefree and explore the area with your rental car.

Do I have to pay my rental car in advance?

We have a couple different options when it comes to paying for your car rental. Read on and see which is best for you. Reserve now, pay now: This option allows you to reserve your car rental and prepay at the time of booking. You’ll need a credit card to prepay, and can apply Expedia Rewards points to cover all or some of the booking cost. While some car rental companies may let you pay with a debit card, the driver still needs to present a valid credit card to cover the deposit upon pick-up. Reserve now, pay later: This option lets you reserve your rental car without paying in advance. When you get to the pick-up spot, just have whoever's driving present a valid credit card to pay the cost in full. The car rental company will also place a hold on your credit card in the amount of the car rental deposit.

What do I have to pay attention to when hiring a car?

When picking up your rental car, check for scratches or dents on the vehicle. Inspect the car carefully, make sure to take notes of potential damage and let the vendor know before driving off.

Where can I find car rentals in Ankara?

Rental car companies can usually be found at airports and various locations in the city centre.