There is no better way to see everything Lyon has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Avis rental car. Don't spend your time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. When you have the keys to your own vehicle, you can drive anywhere you want to go, whenever you want. Make your next vacation to France even better with an Avis car rental.
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With all there is to do and see in and around the area, you'll be wanting to explore more than the block your hotel is on while on your trip. Whether you are dying to try that latest cafe across town or try some of the best local favorites, you'll need your own vehicle to see as much as you can during your getaway. No matter what you end up doing in , if you wish to get the most from your trip, having your auto is key.
We work with the top dealers in the business. The first car rental company to be located in an airport, Avis has over 70 years of providing cars to visitors from all over. With an assorted fleet of automobiles and over 5,000 locations globally, Avis is sure to provide you a great experience from pick-up to drop-off.
Frequently asked questions
How do I find the best rates on a Lyon Avis rental car?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rates, no matter when you book. But booking your car ahead of time can help keep spending low. Be sure to keep the car under one driver's name and check the mileage policy to avoid any unexpected fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I pick up my rental car in Lyon?
Make sure to present your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Lyon?
Avis's minimum age to rent a car in Lyon is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check Avis's policies to find out what the total cost is for you.
Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to Lyon?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Lyon. Compact or economy cars are great for short commutes and are easier to park. If you are traveling with family or friends, then a mid-size car or SUV will have more room for everyone's luggage and be a more comfortable ride on longer trips. Those looking for a bit of extravagance on their getaway can choose the premium category to get a car like an Audi A4 or Cadillac XTS or similar.
Does France require car insurance?
In France you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. Many major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover) typically cover your car rental. However, many of them have limitations, such as not covering large vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to . Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can book Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Avis car rental?
Avis does require a deposit when you book your rental car. Avis will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your rental for your trip to Lyon. Please be aware that the deposit will vary greatly based on the make and model of the car.
What is the fuel policy on my Avis car rental?
We suggest a full tank policy. You pick up your Avis rental with full tank, and you should bring it back it topped off. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car to Avis. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Lyon certainly has its charms, but you may want to hit the road after you've checked off all the activities in Lyon.
Can I get a one-way rental from Avis?
Avis offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to return your rental at a different Avis. Don't forget there is typically an additional charge when you pick one-way.
Book today for great rates
With so much to do and see in Lyon, having access to an auto lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to discover more of France, you can drive when you want to, without having to spend time waiting for the bus or wave down a taxicab.
Before your next getaway, book your Avis Lyon rent-a-car and take off to all the items on your itinerary at your leisure. Book with CarRentals.com and cruise the streets in Lyon, France.