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South of France car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in South of France

EconomyC$ 27/day
CompactC$ 30/day
IntermediateC$ 60/day
MinivanC$ 69/day
Full-size SUVC$ 63/day
MiniC$ 27/day
PremiumC$ 62/day
Passenger VanC$ 108/day
Compact SUVC$ 32/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 39/day
Standard SUVC$ 54/day
Compact station wagonC$ 61/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in South of France

  • When renting your car in the South of France, remember that its terrain on the north and west is generally flat with some gently rolling hills. Therefore, a two-wheel drive can conveniently navigate these areas. On the other hand, if your will be driving your rented car in the southern region of South France, you will preferably require a four-wheel drive. This is because this area has a terrain that is generally mountainous. Therefore, 4x4 vehicles that have large ground clearance will be ideal for renting here.
  • You can conveniently cross the border with your South of France car rentals. Most of the car rentals in the region, including Thrifty, Rhodium, Avis, and Hertz, allow their customers to use their car to cross the border to Switzerland and back. However, if you are planning to cross the border with a rented car, it is necessary to inform your car agency in advance. For most of the car rentals in the South of France, there is an additional fee for crossing the border.
  • If you are driving your rental car in the South of France with your kid(s), remember that there is a strict rule requiring all babies in private cars, including car rentals, to be in child seats. Therefore, when reserving or picking up your car, ensure you request the child seat from your car rental services provider. Most of the South France car rentals charge their customers a daily fee for child seats, infant seats, or booster seats.
  • Most of the car rental pick-up locations in the South of France experience a significant rise in the number of customers seeking car rental services on weekends and public holidays like Labor Day. Therefore, if you are planning to pick up your car on such a day, remember that you will likely spend more time than usual because of the long queues. Reserving your car online prior to arriving at the pickup location will save you considerably time.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in South of France for C$ 47 or less
  • Book your rental car in South of France at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in South of France are around 13% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Economy rental cars in South of France are around 84% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in South of France

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in South of France?

    On average a rental car in South of France costs C$ 83 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in South of France?

    Compact (Mini Convertible or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in South of France.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in South of France?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Goldcar Rental SP (C$ 27/day), Europcar (C$ 31/day) and Free2Move (C$ 36/day).

  • What is the best rental car company in South of France?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in South of France are Sixt (7.4, 138 reviews), Hertz (6.8, 65 reviews), and Europcar (6.4, 84 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in South of France?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Where should I rent a car in South of France?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in South of France are Nice (50% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in South of France), Marseille (37%) and Avignon (4%).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in South of France?

    On average a rental car in South of France costs C$ 475 per week (C$ 68 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in South of France?

    On average a rental car in South of France costs C$ 2,038 per month (C$ 68 per day).

  • Should I rent a car in the South of France?

    Renting a car in the South of France allows you to visit some of the areas that are inaccessible using public means of transport. Additionally, the cost of renting a car is lower than the cumulative costs of using taxis, especially if you want to visit a number of destinations in the area. Car rentals in the South of France also come with the benefit of enhanced flexibility and convenience. You can decide on your own departure schedules and the routes to follow, something that is not possible if you are to use public buses.

  • How is driving like in South of France?

    The culture of drivers in France, which is characterized with over-speeding and phone conversations while on wheels will give you a unique experience if you are driving in the region. You need to keep a close eye at the car ahead of you because drivers can switch lanes or make sudden turns without indicating. Most drivers focus on the car in front of them with little regard on the car behind them. It is common for drivers to violate speed limit rules especially in areas where there are not speed cameras.

  • How old do I have to be to rent a car in South of France?

    You have to be 21 years or older for your to be able to rent a car from any of the car rentals in South of France. Some car companies demand those seeking to rent certain types of cars like the exotic cars, minivans, or 4x4 vehicles to be 25 years or older. Due to this age requirements, you can only rent your preferred car upon producing document(s) that identify you and prove your age. Additionally, ensure that your driver’s license is valid at the time of renting the car and during the entire rental period.

Car rental directory

  • rentatcar

    Rent@Car car rental locations in South of France

    56 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in South of France

    56 Locations

  • keddy

    keddy by Europcar car rental locations in South of France

    48 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in South of France

    46 Locations

  • free2move

    Free2Move car rental locations in South of France

    44 Locations

  • europcar

    Europcar car rental locations in South of France

    42 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in South of France

    32 Locations

  • ada

    ADA car rental locations in South of France

    31 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car rental locations in South of France

    26 Locations

  • flizzr

    FLIZZR car rental locations in South of France

    25 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car rental locations in South of France

    24 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car rental locations in South of France

    23 Locations

Good to know

Most popular agency

Alamo

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

C$ 62/day

Good deal

C$ 47/day

When to book a rental car in South of France

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