Guide to Paris airports

Paris airport car rental

All airports serving Paris are well connected by road and each of them has a large number of car rental companies operating in and around. From major brands such as Europcar, Hertz, Avis or Sixt to small local providers travellers have plenty of choice.

Car rental & hire

Paris airport car hire

Car rental is provided by all major brands including Hertz, Avis, Europcar, Sixt, Budget, Enterprise. Compare deals on a wide choice of vehicles.

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Roissy de Gaulle airport

Roissy airport car rental

Paris Roissy Airport (CDG) is the largest airport serving Paris and there is an extensive range of car rental providers right at the airport. Car hire counters are located in Terminal 1 and 2. Passengers arriving at terminal 3 must use the dedicated phones to make a reservation.

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Orly airport

Orly airport car rental

Orly airport is the second busiest airport serving Paris and all car rental companies have a counter here. The car hire desks can be found in West Terminal at level 0.

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Beauvais airport

Beauvais airport car rental

Beauvais airport counts only five car rental agencies and it is recommended to book its vehicle well in advance. Counters are located outside the airport, just between terminal 1 & 2.

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Tips on renting a car and driving across France

Tips on renting a car

Big names like Hertz, Europcar, Avis, Budget, Sixt or Enterprise are often a guarantee of good service and professionalism. With these major car rental companies travellers also often get the latest vehicles and have the opportunity to drive the newest Mercedes, BMW, Peugeot or Audi.

About speed limits

In France, speed limitations are to be strictly observed. The speed limits vary with the road (2.3 or lanes) and the weather (Rainy or not). Beware! Drivers considering motorways like racing tracks may have their licence conviscated on the spot and face fines.

About automatic cars

There are still few automatic cars in France. Travellers looking for a vehicle with an automatic transmission should rent long in advance to have a chance of getting it.

What is the mimimum age to drive

The minimum age to drive in France is 18. However in order to hire a car you must be at least 21 and have held a valid international driving licence for at least 12 months.

Car hire Insurance

In most cases car rental prices don’t include fully-comprehensive insurance and travellers have to pay for it if they want maximum coverage. Tip: Many credit cards include it ! The cardholder usually just need to pay the rental car with it to receive coverage.