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We want to rent a car in Varna, Bulgaria, drive to Bologna, Italy and leave the car there. One driver is in the age range 30-65 and the other 69. Both have full licences.

Is this is possible?


(Gayot's edit, pasting comment into question body)

I am 59 and have a full driving licence. My husband is 69 and has a full driving licence. I would leave the car back to the hire company. My question is does anyone know car hire companies that would allow us to rent a car to complete this journey?

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    I am 59 and have a full driving licence. My husband is 69 and has a full driving licence. I would leave the car back to the hire company. My question is does anyone know car hire companies that would allow us to rent a car to complete this journey? Thanks – Noirin Nov 9 '16 at 22:04
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    Great itinerary. It will take you through Melania territory. But they like to keep the pick-up and drop-off locations the same and locating a trading company like that via commercial channels will be difficult. I recommend private. – Gayot Fow Nov 10 '16 at 4:24
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Is it possible to hire a car in Bulgaria with the age of 59 and 69?

Yes, it is possible. Rental car age limits in Bulgaria are stricter than other countries, with most suppliers requiring a minimum age of 21 and maximum age of 70.

Answer is from Rental Car Age Requirement:

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Any hire companies that would allow us to rent a car to complete this journey?

Actually this is opinion based question. Some rental car companies are willing to provide you a car, but also bear in mind that charges are extremely high if you plan to hire a car in Varna (Bulgaria) and drop off at Bologna (Italy). You have to search car rental by your own.

Maybe this could help finding a good deal: http://www.priceline.com/landing/cars.htm?&lrdr=secure

Just now I managed to book a car from Varna (Bulgria) to Bologna (Italy) with Budget car reference number 118-956-274-37

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    The surcharge for an international one-way car rental is not so extremely high when you consider that an employee most likely is required to drive the car back to the origin country. – Tor-Einar Jarnbjo Nov 10 '16 at 15:09
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    +1 I don't know why the Priceline site didn't work for me but I was able to book similar on the Budget site. A word of warning: it shows you a low price, but the T&C state there is a one-way surcharge, and you have to contact the branch to find out the details. This is not at all obvious unless you read the fine print. – user35890 Nov 10 '16 at 15:30

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