There is no better way to see everything Carcassonne has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your National 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 car, you can go anywhere you want to go, whenever you want. Make your upcoming getaway to France even better with a National car rental.
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With everything to do in and around Carcassonne, you'll want to explore more than just the block your hotel is on while on your visit. Whether you are hoping to have dinner at that new cafe across town or see some of the local favorites, you'll need your own vehicle to see as much as you can while on your trip. Whatever you end up doing in Carcassonne, if you want to get the most out of your time in the city, having access to your vehicle is key.
Founded by a couple dozen independent car rental agents in 1947, National has grown from 60 locations in the U.S. to over 2,000 international locations. National offers everything economy to SUVs, allowing you to pick the ideal automobile for your next getaway.
What you need to know about car rentals
How do I get a Carcassonne National rental car at a great rate?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the lowest price, no matter when you reserve your car. However, reserving ahead of time can help keep spending low. Make sure to read the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.
What should I carry with me when I pick up my car in Carcassonne?
You will need to carry with you credit card, as well as your driver's license.
What's Carcassonne's minimum age to rent a car?
National's minimum age to rent a car in Carcassonne is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles, may have an added fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check National's policies to know what the total cost is for you.
Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to Carcassonne?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Carcassonne. Compact or economy automobiles are easier to park and great for short commutes. If you are traveling with a bigger group, then a SUV or a sedan will have more room for luggage and offer a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a little extravagance on their Carcassonne getaway can choose the premium category for a car like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.
Do I need insurance when I rent a car in France?
In France you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. Although many of the major card issuers, like MasterCard or Discover, offer some coverage, there are usually restrictions. For example, they may not cover your rental car if you book a larger or luxury vehicle. Make sure to check credit card company's policy before you decide. Additionally, as a United States citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Does National require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
National requires a deposit when you reserve your rental. National will block the deposit on your credit once you book your car for your trip to Carcassonne. Please note that the deposit will vary greatly depending on the make and model of the vehicle.
Do I have to return my National rental with a full tank?
At CarRentals.com, we advise a full to full policy. You pick up your National rental with a full tank. However, if you return the rental with less than the amount that you received it with, most companies will charge a premium, and sometimes up to 3X the amount of current gas prices to refill it. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a gas station before you bring it back to National. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Do I need unlimited miles when I drive in Carcassonne?
Carcassonne definitely has its charms, but you may want to take to the road again after you've checked off all the activities here.
Does Carcassonne National offer one-way car rentals?
National offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it more convenient to drop off your vehicle at another National. However, there is typically an additional charge when you opt for one-way.
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With so much to do and see in Carcassonne, having access to your own auto lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to discover more of France, you can drive when you want to, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or figuring out a bus schedule.
Before your next holiday, book your National Carcassonne rent-a-car and zip off to take in all the items on your itinerary at your own pace. Book through CarRentals.com and cruise the streets in Carcassonne, France.