Compare Car Hire in Paris

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Put Car Hire in Paris under the spotlight and pick out a bargain in the City of Lights. Whether your trip to Paris is for business or pleasure with DriveNow's free booking service you can search, compare and book the best car rental in Paris with no upfront charges and no cancellation fees.

In conjunction with France's leading car rental companies including Hertz, SIXT, Avis, Budget and Europcar, DriveNow brings together a range of Paris car rental vehicles and prices on one website making it easy to find and book the best deal before leaving home.

We charge no fees, we require no credit card details, there's no booking deposit payment and absolutely no cancellation charges which means no risk, no cost and plenty to gain by booking in advance and locking in a lower rental rate with a wider choice of vehicles. Your booking and rental charges will be instantly confirmed via email and you pay for your vehicle and any optional extras when picking up your rental car in Paris. It's that simple.

At DriveNow, we compare the cost of renting a car in Paris using the top providers of French car hire to help you find the best deal available, in Paris, France and right across Europe.

Things to Know when renting a car in Paris

How old must I be to rent a car in Paris?
Over 21. However drivers between 21 and 25 will often be charged a young driver's surcharge fee. There is no upper age limit to hiring a car in France although some companies restrict vehicle choice to renters outside the 25-70 age bracket. If you are concerned about possible age restrictions include a message in the comments field when making your booking and the DriveNow Reservations team will follow up on your behalf. With no cancellation fee you can book with confidence knowing that a change in plan will not have you out of pocket.

What driving license can I use to rent a car in Paris?

Driver licenses must be full and unrestricted and held for at least 12 months. It's a good idea to have your passport with you when collecting the vehicle as many French Car Rental suppliers require this in addition to your license to confirm identity and age. You can hire a car in Paris using your own driving license as long as based on the Latin Alphabet (English, French, Italian, German etc). You may also be also be asked to present your passport. If you driving license is based on a non-Latin based character set you will need to obtain an International Driving Permit. Note that all designated drivers need to have their driving license details recorded when picking the vehicle up.

Driving in Paris
In France driving is on the right and all measurements are in metric. Fuel is delivered in litres and petrol stations will accept all major credit cards. Many stations allow you to fill up when they are closed using automatic credit card systems.

French Speed limits
In France Highways and freeways are limited to 130kmh, rural expressways 110kmh and urban traffic to 50kmh. During rain speed limits are reduced on express and highways.

Speeding Fines in France
The hirer is liable for all speed and traffic infringements incurred during the hiring period. Rental companies will charge your credit card for any infringements received and may include an administration fee - this often occurs after the hiring period.

Car Hire - Automatic or Manual Transmission?
The majority of Paris rental cars are manual transmission. Automatic are available and are more expensive to rent. 

Excess Insurance Options
You can take excess insurance (Collision Damage Waiver) reduction options by paying a daily fee to reduce your liability in the event of an accident. Many travel insurance policies will include this and this is often a much cheaper option.

Is it compulsory to wear a seatbelt in France?
Yes, in both front and rear seats. Driver is responsible for passengers under 13, over that age the passenger accepts responsibility for any fine.

Child Booster and Baby Seats
Any child under the age of 10 are not allowed to travel in the front seat of a car. In the rear seats all children under 10 must be in a child seat (where child weighs 9-15kg) or booster seat for children over 15kg. Booster and child seats are available for hire from the rental company, please include in your initial car rental booking.

General French Driving Tips

  • In urban areas give way to traffic coming from the right "priorité a droite".
  • Where roundabouts are signposted as "vous n'avez pas la priorité" or "cédez le passage" then traffic on the roundabout has priority.  Where no sign exists traffic entering the roundabout has priority.
  • Overtaking stationary trams is prohibited when passengers are boarding / alighting.
  • Parking discs for ‘blue zone’ parking areas can be obtained from the police, tourist centres and some shops
  • Speed Cameras operate throughout France

Car Hire Suppliers in Paris

AVIS
AVIS Car Rentals Paris Airport
Terminal 2 A B C D Charles De Gaulle Apt
Paris 95711
France
   

AVIS
AVIS Car Rentals Roissy Gare RW
Roissy Ch De Gaulle Gare Sncf Tgv Tous
Roissy En France 95711
France
   

Alamo
Alamo Car Rentals Roissy CDG Term 1 ET 2
Enterprise Rent A Car
Roissy Apt Bp 332 Cedex Cdg
Roissy J 95716
France
   

Budget
Budget Car Rentals Bd Paris Apt Roissy Cdg
Roissy Charles De Gaulle
Roissy En France 95711
France
   

Enterprise
Enterprise Car Rentals Roissy CDG Term 1 ET 2
Terminal 1 Et 2
Roissy Apt Bp 332 Cedex Cdg
Roissy J 95716
France
   

Europcar
Europcar Car Rentals Paris CDG Airport Luxury Cars
Roissy Cdg Terminal 2d
Niveau Boutiquaire
Roissy En France 95700
France
   

Europcar
Europcar Car Rentals Paris CDG Airport Terminal 1
Charles De Gaulle Apt Terminal 1
Niveau Arrivee Porte 26
Roissy En France 95700
France
   

Europcar
Europcar Car Rentals Paris CDG Airport Terminal 2D
Charles De Gaulle Apt Terminal 2
(ba,it,af,az,sr,ac,ns,sn,cx,lx,ay)
Roissy En France 95700
France
   

Europcar
Europcar Car Rentals Paris CDG Airport Terminal 2F
Charles De Gaulle Apt Terminal 2f
Af / Schengen Flights
Roissy En France 95700
France
   

Europcar
Europcar Car Rentals Paris Roissy Delivery
3 Rue Du Berceau
Roissy En France 95713
France
   

Hertz
Hertz Car Rentals Roissy CDG Airport
Aeroport De Roissy
Paris De Gaulle Ap 95713
France
   

Keddy
Keddy Car Rentals Paris CDG Airport Luxury Cars
Roissy Cdg Terminal 2d
Niveau Boutiquaire
Roissy En France 95700
France
   

Keddy
Keddy Car Rentals Paris CDG Airport Terminal 1
Charles De Gaulle Apt Terminal 1
Niveau Arrivee Porte 26
Roissy En France 95700
France
   

Keddy
Keddy Car Rentals Paris CDG Airport Terminal 2D
Charles De Gaulle Apt Terminal 2
(ba,it,af,az,sr,ac,ns,sn,cx,lx,ay)
Roissy En France 95700
France
   

Keddy
Keddy Car Rentals Paris CDG Airport Terminal 2F
Charles De Gaulle Apt Terminal 2f
Af / Schengen Flights
Roissy En France 95700
France
   

Keddy
Keddy Car Rentals Paris Roissy Delivery
3 Rue Du Berceau
Roissy En France 95713
France
   

Sixt
Sixt Car Rentals Paris Charles de Gaulle AP
Terminal 1 + 2
Paris Roissy 95711
Fr
   

 
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