There is no better way to see everything Lyon has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your National rental car. Stop wasting your vacation waiting on the bus, or wasting money here and there with ride-shares or taxis. When you have the keys to your own vehicle, you can drive anywhere you want to go, when you want. Make your next trip to France even better with a National car rental.
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With all there is to do in and around , you'll be wanting to take in more than just the block your hotel is on while on your trip. Whether you are wanting to check out the cafe that has received great reviews across town or see some of the local hot spots, you'll want your own car to see as much as possible during your visit. Wherever you drive to in , if you wish to get the most from your trip, having your vehicle is a must.
Founded by a couple dozen independent rental car agents in 1947, National has grown from 60 locations in the U.S. to over 2,000 locations worldwide. National provides everything SUVs to economy, allowing you to pick the ideal automobile for your upcoming holiday.
Frequently asked questions
How do I find the best rates on a Lyon National car rental?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best rates, no matter when you reserve your car. However, getting ahead of time can help keep spending low. Make sure to check the mileage policy and don't add an extra driver to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I pick up my car rental in Lyon?
You'll need to bring your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
What's Lyon's minimum age to rent a car?
National's minimum age to rent a car in Lyon is 21. Make sure to check National's policy, as there could be limitations if you are under 25 in most cases or for higher category vehicles in particular.
What kind of National rental car should I 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 automobiles are easier to park and ideal for short commutes. If you are traveling with coworkers, then a SUV or mid-size vehicle is going to have enough room for all of you and offer a more comfortable ride on longer drives. Those looking for a bit of extravagance on their getaway can choose the premium category for a car like a Mercedes C-Class or Audi A4 or similar.
Do I need insurance when I rent a car in France?
You are required to have insurance before you rent from National in France. Many of the major credit card issuers (Discover, American Express, Visa and MasterCard) usually cover your car rental. But many of them have prohibitions, such as not covering larger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to . Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can 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 book your rental car. National will block the deposit on your credit once you book your vehicle for your trip to Lyon. Please note that the deposit will vary greatly based on the make and model of the vehicle.
Do I have to return my National rental with a full tank?
We advise a full to full policy. You receive the car 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 to top it back off. If you want to save some money, it is best to find a filling station before you return the car to National.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Lyon?
Lyon definitely has its charms, but you may want to take to the road again after you've checked off all the activities here.
Does Lyon National offer one-way car rentals?
National offers one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to drop off your rental car at a different location. However, there is typically an additional fee when you choose one-way.
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With so much to do and see in Lyon, having access to an auto lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to explore more of France, you can go when you like, without waiting for your ride to pick you up or having to be committed to a bus schedule.
Before your next family vacation, book your National Lyon car rental and take off to all the items on your itinerary at your own pace. Go through CarRentals.com and cruise the streets in Lyon, France.