If your trip to Saint-Benoit is all sorted out but your itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.Near the city center, Poitiers Cathedral is one sight you might like to put on your to-do list. If you still have some space on your travel schedule, Place Charles de Gaulle and Place du Marechal Leclerc will keep you entertained too.
With some great day trip options in the surrounding area, renting a car makes sense. Without one, it’d be much more difficult to explore everything that Niort, 40 miles away, has to offer. Chateau de Niort, House of the Marais Poitevin and Luka Land alone make the drive out here worthwhile. Don’t miss Cravant-les-Coteaux either! Just 45 miles away, Chateau d’Usse, Royal Fortress of Chinon and Forteresse Royale de Chinon are must-sees here.
No other mode of transportation can offer you freedom and convenience like your own car. No matter the reason for your journey to Saint-Benoit, CarRentals.com has a great selection of vehicles to drive away in. Heading to the city with your other half? Make things cozy by grabbing the keys to a convertible. A joy to drive and super easy to park, you’ll love sitting side by side in one of these little rides. A full-size car is a good option for families with youngsters. There’s plenty of space for everyone and you can go wherever you want, when you want. If you’re traveling for business, a premium car will take you from the boardroom to your hotel in sophisticated style.
Sometimes it’s all about the journey, which makes your car choice particularly important. If you’re about to embark on an epic road trip around Saint-Benoit, a safe and sturdy SUV could be the answer. If you’re hoping for the cheapest price possible and plan on sticking mostly to the city, an economy car is a clever pick. All you have to do is work out what’s the best fit, round up the troops, and start clocking up those miles.
Motorists drive on the right side of the road in Saint-Benoit. Even though the rules may be similar to home, we recommend driving a little more carefully on roads that are unfamiliar.
For the most part, finding a parking space in Saint-Benoit is a piece of cake. If you plan to drive to one of the more popular sights in town, it’s a wise idea to consider parking options before you leave.
As with many destinations, the roads are usually busier in the hours before and after work. However, due to its smaller population of around 7,600, traffic isn’t a major problem in Saint-Benoit.
While driving through the streets of Saint-Benoit, keep in mind that the speed limits usually range from 50km/h to 130km/h. Residential zones are 50km/h unless marked otherwise.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen rental car company may charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the most common practice. Otherwise, it may provide your contact information to local authorities so the fine is sent to you directly.
It’s against the law to use your cell phone while driving around Saint-Benoit, and you could even be charged a fine for simply handling a phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your attention stays on the road.
In Saint-Benoit, it is illegal to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. If you’re going to have a drink or two with lunch or dinner, leave the car at your hotel.
Yes it is. However, before you turn you are required to completely stop the car and only move on if the lane is free of traffic.
Yes. Although, there are exceptions for vehicles operated by public transportation systems.