Car rentals in Bayeux: All you need to know
You want a great car to get around Bayeux whether you're traveling for a business or pleasure. See the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the popular restaurants in Bayeux. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Bayeux. Read on to see how to get the best rates on your ideal vehicle.
Where can I get a bargain car rental in Bayeux?
CarRentals.com always strives to get you the best rate. But, you can remember a couple things to keep your next rental affordable. You can:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and book in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Bayeux?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Bayeux?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this town means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury or Premium-class||If you really want to go all out on your getaway to Bayeux||Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, or similar|
|SUV or Minivan||Families with plenty of suitcases and a need for space||Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those that want a quiet and comfortable ride with terrific miles per gallon||BMW i3, Kia Optima, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Bayeux?
Normally, to rent a car in Bayeux you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the terms to find any additional fees will be before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Bayeux?
When driving around Bayeux or the rest of France, you'll need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you rent a car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You might be able to buy additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.
The major credit card issuers (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover) will generally offer coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Bayeux.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to find an open gas station close to your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your car. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only refill the amount of fuel that you've used. Used a quarter of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any gas you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of gas and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the provider to see if they will refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You usually pay a more expensive price for a tank upfront then going to a local station|
|Empty to empty||You will not have a full tank of fuel when you collect the vehicle, and you don't need to fill the tank back up before you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Bayeux?
Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the fine print before you book.
Tips before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Bayeux adventure, make sure you check a few things before you leave the car rental lot. You should:
- Check out the car and be sure there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- 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 radio or entertainment features. It's best to limit any unnecessary distractions when you are driving around a new area
Book your Bayeux car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Bayeux has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Bayeux.