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Paris Car Rental

Paris Car Rental CDG

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Rent Near Your Hotel

One-way Rental to Amsterdam, London

Where to rent a car in Paris?

Most popular locations to rent a car in Paris are Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport CDG, Paris Orly Airport, Gare du Nord, Gare de Lyon and Paris City. You can rent a car at the airport or you can pick up your car from a car rental company branch near your hotel in Paris.

Which car rental companies are in Paris?

  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Enterprise
  • Europcar
  • Hertz
  • Keddy Car Hire
  • Sixt

Can an American rent a car in Paris?

Yes. You can rent a car in Paris with your valid US driver’s license. It is recommended but optional to get an International Driving Permit, which provides a translation of your license. You can get an International Driving Permit from AAA for $20.

How early should you book a rental car?

Most car rental companies offer lower rates if you book 2 months in advance. While there is no golden rule for the best time of the booking, booking in advance will secure lower rates.

Can you rent automatic cars in Paris?

Yes, you can rent an automatic transmission cars. While automatic cars are not common in Europe, nearly all car rental companies offer automatic cars.

Should I rent a car or take the train in Paris?

Even though taking the train seem cheaper, it turns out to be more expensive and inconvenient especially if you are not travelling solo. Average train ticket is €30 making a roundtrip for 2 pax €120. On the other hand, you can easily rent a car for €15 per day. You can travel up to 4 persons comfortably in a car and split the cost.

When making online reservations, taking trains look easy and cheaper but the plans do not go in an ideal way.

Unexpected costs of trains

  • More planning needed
  • Missing the train: It may cost much more to take a taxi or lose your valuable vacation time
  • Not able to discover the whole city: Train routes are limited by geography and time.
  • Delays: It may mean missing your next ride.
  • Strikes: It can destroy your whole itinerary

Can I drive a rental car from Paris to Amsterdam?

You can rent a car to drive from Paris to Amsterdam. All major car rental companies allow one-way rental so that you can drop at Amsterdam. You can cross the border with a rental car.

Can I drive a rental car from Paris to London?

Yes, you can rent a car to drive from Paris to London. You can also drop the car in London by paying an one-way fee. It will take 7-8 hours from Paris to London.