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Car Rentals in France

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Car Rental FranceA car rental in France will provide you with the most effective and efficient means to explore this alluring destination. At Auto Europe, we guarantee the lowest rates with our car rental suppliers so look no further. Filled with fascinating history, romance, and an intriguing culture, France is home to an array of breathtaking Romanesque monuments and stunning Gothic architecture. Whether you decide to start your journey in metropolitan Paris or picturesque Annecy, a rental car in France will provide you with the flexibility to see the country’s iconic sites at your own pace.Popular Transportation Stations in France Where We Offer Service
Auto Europe offers competitive rental car rates at every major transportation terminal in France. Here are our most popular pick-up and drop-off locations at France’s major airports and rail stations.

  • Airport Car Rentals Rail Station Rental Cars
  • Car Rental at Charles de Gaulle Airport Charles de Gaulle Airport
  • Car Rental Gare du Nord Railway Gare du Nord Railway
  • Car Rental Orly Airport Orly Airport Car Rental Invalides Rail Station Invalides Rail Station
  • Car Rental Nice Airport Nice Cote d’Azur Airport Car Rental Gare de Nice Ville Train Station Gare de Nice Ville Train Station
  • Car Rental Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport Lyon-Saint Exupery Airport Car Rental Gare de Lyon Railway Gare de Lyon Railway
  • Car Rental Merignac Airport in Bordeaux Bordeaux-Merignac Airport Car Rental Gare Montparnasse Railway Gare Montparnasse Railway Station
  • Car Rental Toulouse-Blagnac Airport Toulouse-Blagnac Airport Car Rental Toulouse Train Station Toulouse Train Station
  • Compare France Car Rental Pricing at the Top Travel DestinationsBrowse our most popular pick-up locations to find the best price and most convenient pick-up and drop-off locations. We offer ground transportation at all major cities in France.
  • Car Rental Avignon Avignon Car Rental Le Bourget Le Bourget Car Rental Marseille Marseille Car Rental Paris Paris
  • Car Rental Bordeaux Bordeaux Car Rental Les Herbiers Les Herbiers Car Rental Monte Carlo Monte Carlo Car Rental Strasbourg Strasbourg
  • Car Rental Bourges Bourges Car Rental Les Mureaux Les Mureaux Car Rental Montpellier Montpellier Car Rental Toulouse Toulouse
  • Car Rental Cannes Cannes Car Rental Lourdes Lourdes Car Rental Nantes Nantes Car Rental Versailles Versailles
  • Car Rental Geneva Geneva Car Rental Lyon Lyon Car Rental Nice Nice

Rental Car Age Requirements in France

To rent a car in France you must be at least 21 years old (age may vary by car category) and you must have held your license for a minimum of 1 year. Drivers hoping to rent a car under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge. The minimum age to legally drive in France is 18. Even if your teenager is a licensed driver in the US, he or she cannot legally drive in France unless he or she is 18 years of age and has held a license for at least one year.France Rental Car License RequirementsMany people planning a trip to France will be pleasantly surprised to learn that they may use their own driver’s license to legally drive in France.

Residents of the US, Canada, EU, and EEA do not need to obtain an international driver’s permit (IDP) for their trip to France, though if any traveler intends to stay for more than 90 days he or she is required to obtain a French driving license. If you’re planning a one-way trip by rental car to one or more neighboring countries in Europe, we recommend that you obtain an international driving license as this will make your trip smooth and hassle-free.Car Rental Restrictions in FranceMost rental car categories can be driven anywhere in Western Europe without restriction. Due to insurance regulations, there are restrictions on luxury car categories in France and on travel in certain countries. Auto Europe has special rental programs for driving into Eastern Europe. If you plan to drive into any of the countries below, ensure that it will be possible with the car you plan to rent.

Albania Bosnia Belarus Bulgaria Czech Republic
Croatia Estonia Greece Hungary Latvia
Lithuania Macedonia Montenegro Poland Russia
Slovakia Slovenia Turkey Ukraine Yugoslavia

NOTE: For an additional fee, travel into most or all of these countries can be arranged for specific car categories with advance notice.Why Book a Car Rental in France with Auto Europe?Get Your Free Guide to Driving in FranceAuto Europe guarantees the lowest car rental rates in the industry and offers an extensive fleet of rental cars in France. Not only that – we want you to stay safe and be fully informed on the local rules of the road and traffic laws when driving in France. That’s why we’re offering an in-depth guide to renting a car and driving in France … available as a printer-friendly PDF.

We strive to exceed your expectations throughout the entire booking process and look forward to helping you plan your trip. Download our free guide to renting a car in France and then reserve your rental car online with our secure booking engine, or simply give us a call toll-free at 1-888-223-5555 any time day or night.

For additional helpful information about driving your car rental in France please visit our France driving information page.


Car typeLuxury
Max people1
Door count1
Minimum driver age5
Unlimited mileage?Yes

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