Car rentals in Nimes: All you need to know
A Nimes car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of the region has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most popular questions about renting a car in Nimes. Find out the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Nimes?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and go through the list of car rental companies, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Nimes. You can also:
- Read the mileage policy to avoid any surprise fees
- Book your rental as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they usually are more expensive
- Compare weekly and daily rates; you may save more if you rent the car for longer
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Nimes.
What rental companies have outlets in Nimes?
CarRentals.com has around a half-dozen rental car suppliers to pick from in Nimes. You'll find some of the best suppliers, like Rentacar. Scan through the online reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Nimes?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this town means you're bound to find a car that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||Business travelers who want a little luxury as they cruise Nimes||Infiniti Q50, Chrysler 300, or similar|
|Minivan or SUV||Family trips where you need the extra room||Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Grand Caravan, or similar|
|Hybrid||Those looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle||BMW i3, Toyota Prius, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Nimes?
Generally, the age limit for car rentals in Nimes is 21. However, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under 25 or for higher category cars. Read over the terms to discover what any additional fees will be before you book your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Nimes?
Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy interim coverage with the rental car company.Several credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will cover your car rental. However, there may be limitations, like not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Nimes.
What is the fuel policy for Nimes rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for a gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you like 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 need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. 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 fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Several providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to search for a gas station before you bring back the car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you collect the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to get some gas before you do any serious driving|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We suggest a full tank policy. You pick up your rental with a full tank, and you will want to return it with a full tank of gas. To avoid any added expenses, find a filling station before you return the car. Stations close to airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Nimes?
If you want to check out all that Nimes offers, you are going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Nimes. Read the fine print to make sure your mileage is truly "unlimited."
Before you drive off
Before you get going on your Nimes adventure, go over a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Inspect your vehicle and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Nimes rental car today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car rental that can suit your needs and not deplete your travel fund.