Car rentals in Nantes: All you need to know
A Nantes car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what the rest of the region has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most popular questions about car rentals in Nantes. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Nantes?
We always strive to get you the best rate. However, there are ways to get an even cheaper price on your upcoming booking. You can:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Nantes?
CarRentals.com has around a half-dozen car rental providers to pick from in Nantes. You'll find some of the best providers, like Dollar. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Nantes?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Nantes. If you're having trouble choosing, be sure to go over our chart below. We've compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you want to travel Nantes in style||Cadillac, Audi, or similar|
|SUV||Large groups who want to navigate Nantes together||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Nantes?
Typically, to rent a car in Nantes you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. If you are under 25, you might also need to pay a surcharge. Be sure to read the rental agreement to find any additional charges will be before you book your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Nantes?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy additional insurance through rental car supplier, if you think your insurance won't cover you while traveling through FRA.Many credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger automobiles like premium models or some SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Nantes.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station close to your car rental supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your automobile. Use as much gas as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off at the end of your rental period. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pick up the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Several suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to verify with them beforehand||You won't need to find a gas station near your rental drop-off location||You might pay a higher rate for the tank than you would filling up at a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle, and you don't need to refill the gas before you bring the car back||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to locate a gas station as soon as you collect the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Nantes.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Nantes?
Unlimited miles is a great option if you plan to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Nantes. You can drive wherever you want without incurring extra charges. Read over your policy to discover if there are any limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Before you begin on your Nantes vacation, be sure you check out a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's important to:
- Inspect your car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. If you notice any, mark it down on the paperwork
- 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
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Nantes rental car today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Nantes has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Nantes.