Car rentals in Avignon: All you need to know
An Avignon car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of the area has to offer. We've answered your most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Avignon. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I get a bargain rental car in Avignon?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab the cheapest deals. Just enter your travel dates and go down the list of rental car suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the cheapest offers in Avignon. You should also:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
- Book your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they tend to be more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Avignon?
We have around a dozen rental car suppliers in the Avignon area. You'll find well-known companies like Hertz and Sixt and wallet-friendly suppliers like Dollar and Thrifty. Look through the online reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Avignon?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Avignon. If you're having trouble picking the right car, make sure to go over the table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road adventure||Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, BMW X3, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||When saving money is a top priority||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Avignon?
Typically, to rent a car in Avignon you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the rental agreement to determine what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Avignon?
Almost all countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.Although many major card issuers, like Visa and MasterCard, provide some insurance, there are usually restrictions. For instance, you may not be covered if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Make sure to check rental car supplier's policy before you decide.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to find a gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The gas tank will be full when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much petrol as you need and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only need to replace the fuel you used. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't need to pay for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to find for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Avignon. You can cruise as much as you want without incurring additional charges. Review your rental agreement to see if there are mileage restrictions.
Know before you go
Be sure you check out a few things before you leave the lot on your Avignon adventure. You should:
- Look over your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are navigating a new city
Book your Avignon rental car today
Maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center, maybe you're traveling solo, or maybe you're bringing your partner or kids. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can align with your needs and not deplete your travel fund.