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Europcar in France

Renting a car in France allows you to enjoy diverse landscapes from the stunning beaches on the French Riviera, lush Alpine villages, or the romantic lavender fields of Provence. If you are coming to France for pleasure or business, Europcar has the suitable car rental for you. And if you are travelling as a family there are several large models, as well as luxury and van rental options. 

Europcar France has 365 stations across the country; including French overseas territories further afield in Martinique, and Ajaccio on the beautiful island of Corsica. If you are flying into France, you can pick up your Europcar vehicle in major airports such as Paris, Nice, Lyon and be on the road straight after you land. 

Europcar car hire specific offers and benefits in France

Europcar customers can benefit from several optional advantages when they rent a car in France. 

Get your return journey for next to nothing, with our One Way for €1 offer. Return your car to a specific station and you get your car hire for only €1. Why? Our vehicles are often needed the next day in other cities, but relocating them is expensive. By bringing the car back to a specific destination, you are doing us a huge favour. With 48 to 72 hours to complete the journey, there are several different routes across France - never more than a few hours’ drive. Choose the most convenient route for you and get car hire in France for €1.

Save time at the pickup desk with Online Check-In. This free online service means you can fill in your documents and credit card details beforehand and you can save valuable time at the check-in desk. Just a signature or two, and you will be on your way.

Driving in France

In France, cars drive on the right-hand side of the road. At junctions, you must give way to vehicles approaching from the right. It is prohibited to drive while using headsets or headphones, whether using them to listen to music or make phone calls. If you are caught, there is a £80 fine.

You must also respect the following speed limits: 130 km/h on motorways, 110 km/h on dual carriageways, 90 km/h on other road types and 50 km/h in built up areas.In wet weather conditions, motorway speed limits are 110 km/h. If your visibility is less than 50 metres, the speed limit is 50 km/h on all road types.

Vehicles to hire France with Europcar

Family holiday? On business? Choosing Europcar for your car rental in France will make any visit stress-free. With a range of car and van rentals to choose from, Europcar France caters to all your needs. From city and family options like Peugeot 208, VW Polo, Renault Megane; or luxury vehicles such as Audi A4 or Jeep Renegade. If you are looking for something a little bigger, our van rental includes reliable models including Renault Master and Iveco Daily.

What not to miss while driving in France

France has one of the world’s most diverse and breathtaking sceneries. From the romantic wine regions of Burgundy and Provence, to dazzling seaside destinations like Marseille and Nice - not forgetting the iconic gem of Paris. Camping, skiing, trekking, beach or city break, France holds so many different holiday options that hardest part will be choosing what to do. 

We are proud to be European leaders in car rental. To find out more about the Europcar car hire experience, be sure to visit our car rental page!

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Car and van hire at France is made easy with Europcar.

Friendly service, new cars and low prices are part of our every day offer. Whether you are hiring a car for business or pleasure, or you need a car or van, Europcar has the right hire car at France for you.

Europcar is looking forward to serving you at its car hire branch: France. Remember to always bring your driving license, valid credit card and additional proof of identity (such as a passport if you are hiring abroad).

Europcar’s Green Programme: At Europcar, we understand the environmental impact of car hire. That’s why we have wholeheartedly embraced a sustainable development programme and are proud to be the first car hire company at France with certified commitments.