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If your trip to Les Deux Alpes is all booked but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.
Not far from the heart of the city, Jandri Express 2 Ski Lift is one sight you might like to consider putting on your to-do list. If you still have some room on your schedule, Jandri 1 Ski Lift and Diable Ski Lift will keep you on the go as well.
You don't have to limit your exploring to just Les Deux Alpes. Grenoble is only 22 miles away and offers a cool range of close-by things to see and do, such as Museum of Grenoble. Want another good reason to make your way there? Fort de la Bastille is also within close reach.
If you adore feeling the sea breeze on your skin and the sight of seabirds gliding high above your head, get behind the wheel and spend a few hours walking along the shore at Plage de La Bergogne. You'll find this terrific stretch of coastline 16 miles from Les Deux Alpes.
Here are our recommendations on how to hop behind the wheel of a rental car with extra cash in your wallet:
No other mode of transportation can give you convenience and flexibility like your own car. No matter the reason for your stay in Les Deux Alpes, CarRentals.com has a fantastic selection of vehicles to take your pick of. Heading to the city with your beau? Fire up the romance by renting a convertible. A delight to drive and super easy to park, you'll love sitting side by side in one of these little rides. An SUV is perfect for families. There's plenty of space for everyone and you can go where you want, whenever you want. If you're on the road for business, a premium car will take you from conference to meeting in comfort and luxury.
Sometimes it's all about the journey, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you're about to head off on an amazing road trip around Les Deux Alpes, a safe and sturdy SUV could be the ideal solution. If you'd like the best possible deal and plan to stick to city driving, a versatile compact is a clever pick. All you have to do is decide what's going to be the best fit, throw your bags in the back seat, and hit the highway.
Before you hit the road in Les Deux Alpes, familiarize yourself with the local road laws. From which side of the road to drive on to seat belt regulations, here's all you need to know:
Motorists drive on the right-hand side of the road in Les Deux Alpes. Even though it may seem similar to home, it's a good idea to drive with a little extra care in destinations you've never been.
Scoring a parking space in Les Deux Alpes isn't too difficult. Of course, it depends on where you are and when — you may find it tricky parking in the very center during peak periods.
As with many places, you can expect more traffic in the morning and afternoon rush hours. However, with a population of roughly 1,500, traffic congestion isn't a big issue in Les Deux Alpes.
Speed limits vary in the city of Les Deux Alpes, but generally range from 50 km/h to 130 km/h. Most residential roads have a maximum speed of 50 km/h unless stated otherwise.
More often than not, your rental company will charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact details with the relevant local authority so they can issue a fine to you directly.
It's against the law to use your cell phone while driving a car in Les Deux Alpes, and you may also be issued a fine for simply holding your phone when you're in control of a vehicle. However, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your focus remains on the road.
In Les Deux Alpes, it's against the law to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. If you're in the mood for a drink or two, you'd be wise to leave the rental car behind.
Road rules in Les Deux Alpes permit drivers at a red light to turn into the lane closest to them, without waiting for it to turn green. Before making the maneuver, the car must stop completely and the driver must check that the way is clear before proceeding.
Seat belts must be worn in Isere. However, the rules may vary for some vehicles, like those operated by public transportation systems.