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Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable vehicle for the lowest price. Below are some examples from our selection in France.
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France is best explored by rental car. CompareCarHire.co.uk has over 703 pick-up locations in France. This means there is always a pick-up location close to your destination.
France is the undisputed European home of culture, fashion and romance. From its charming countryside to its dazzling beaches, stunning fashion shows and exquisite cuisine, the country carries off its reputation with panache and style. One of the best ways to tour France is by self-drive, which allows visitors to fully absorb the scenes of lavender fields in Provence, snowy peaks of the Alps, countless sunflower fields across France, and D-Day landing beaches of Normandy.Major airports and ports
While there are several international airports in France, the main transport hub for visitors is the Charles de Gaulle Airport. Bordeaux and Lyon-Saint Exupery international airports, to the east and southeast of the country respectively, service regional travellers. As there is an airport for each region of France, it is one of the most travelable countries in Europe. Several channel ports between France and England ferry passengers and their vehicles between the two countries.Transport
With over a million kilometres of extensive road and motorway systems, car rental in France is a smart choice for those who want to see all of the country's attractions and hidden charms. Light and high-speed railways also crisscross the country, taking visitors to major cities such as Paris, Lyon and Toulouse. France car hire depots are located in many of it's large towns and cities, but check before you travel.Driving tips
Full driving licences from the EU, EEA, USA and Canada can be used in France for 90-day visits. Drivers must have a valid ID at all times, while UK citizens will need passports. The minimum age is 20 for those wanting to arrange car hire in France, and most suppliers require a major credit card as a deposit. Many motorways have toll booths, so drivers should always have the appropriate change ready. Huge fines and penalty points are imposed on those using mobile phones at the wheel.Places to visit
The world renowned French Riviera, popularized in the 1970s, boasts superb beaches such as the famous Saint Tropez. Also not to be missed are historic grand castles such as the Chateau de Chambord. The sand Dune of Pyla by the Arcachon Bay is set amid historical landmarks like the Versailles Palace. Compare cheap car hire in France with CompareCarHire.co.uk if you want to visit all of these fabulous places.
The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.
Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.
To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.
In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.
You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).
Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).