Car Rentals in Paris, Ile-de-France

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Paris, France
May 26 — Jun 2
Same drop-off
Paris, France
Thu 5/26
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Thu 6/2
Noon

Important information about Paris car rentals

Paris is the capital of France, and it is also the most populated city in the country, being a significant historical and current central hub of both European and world affairs. It is quite a busy city, so driving and parking here can be a bit tricky. However, there are resources available -- such as underground parking garages -- that will allow you to park your Paris car rentals. Overall, the rules of the road in Paris are much like anywhere else. There is a notoriously busy highway that circles Paris known as la Périphérique that will be difficult to avoid; stay aware of traffic and signs around you, and you'll be fine. The city has countless historical and famous places to visit, such as the Louvre, Moulin Rouge, the Paris opera houses, and a variety of some of the best restaurants in the world. Since there's so much to do and see, visitors would undoubtedly benefit from getting car rentals in Paris. Currently, there are over 100 car rental locations in Paris.

If you get a cheap car rental in Paris, you'll find yourself to be less dependent on other methods of travel, such as a bus or taxi. The good thing about driving in the city is that you'll not have to worry much about parking spaces as long as you're willing to part with a small fee (but you can be lucky and find free parking). Parking locations are present on the streets or underground public parking lots chargeable per hour or in private lots in hotels available at a fixed fee. We recommend that you avoid driving during rush hour just as the sun is rising and when it's about to set, and you'll steer from traffic stemming from Parisian drivers who are generally known to ever be in a hurry. With the city landmarks in proximity, quality sidewalks, and low crime rates, Paris is quite walkable. However, rental cars in Paris will make it much easier to explore beyond the city center. Day trips out of Paris to places like the Versailles Palace and Claude Monet's house will be much easier to undertake with a car.

Crossing the borders into surrounding countries like Spain, Belgium, Germany, or Switzerland with Paris car rentals should not be an issue. As long as you inform the car rental branch, you should be able to cross the borders by car, as most providers allow this. If you do not inform the rental company, you may be charged a penalty fee. However, make sure to reserve a vehicle that doesn’t have a mileage limit. Crossing European borders should not require any documentation. Nonetheless, having your passport on you would be necessary in case of being pulled over. The provider may apply a fee for driving the vehicle into foreign countries.

If you wish to purchase car rentals in Paris without a credit card, you most likely won’t be able to. It’s not very common for car rental providers in France to allow rentals with debit cards. With Hertz, for example, you may make the reservation with a debit card, but upon picking up the vehicle you must present said debit card along with a credit card. However, you may check with specific branches to confirm they don’t accept debit card payments. When getting your car rentals in Paris you’ll have to show your driver’s license along with a credit card in the same name as the renter’s and main driver’s. The car rental locations in Paris may only accept specific international bank cards, generally either with a MasterCard or VISA logo. Check with the rental offices to make sure your credit card will be accepted.

If you aren’t familiar with the driving laws and rules in France, here are a few you should be aware of when getting cheap car rentals in Paris. They drive on the right-hand side of the road in France, as well as the adjacent countries. France uses the metric system, so the speed limits and distances are measured in kilometers per hour. Children under the age of 10 are not allowed to ride in the front seat and seatbelts are mandatory for all passengers in a vehicle. In France and the rest of Europe, the use of traffic circles instead of intersections is common. When approaching one, make sure to yield to the vehicles already circling. Drinking and driving laws in France are strict, so be responsible and refrain from driving your car rentals in Paris when under the influence. The law states 0.05% BAC and above as the point you'll be driving under the influence. Drivers must carry a reflective vest and warning triangle that will come in handy in an accident or car trouble. You'll also need a full set of replacement bulbs for the head and tail lights of the car, plus a "Crit'Air" badge if you plan on driving in central Paris.

If you’re visiting France from another country, make sure you have the correct documentation for picking up your rental car reservation. If your driver’s license is printed in the Latin alphabet, you should be able to retrieve your vehicle with just a valid driver’s license and a credit card matching the renter’s name. They may ask for a second form of identification, like a passport. If the driver’s license from your country of origin is in a different alphabet like Greek, Russian, or Japanese, the car rental provider may require you to present an International Driver’s Permit along with your document. This permit is just a translation of your original license and must be presented together to be valid. Nevertheless, contact your renting office in advance to make sure you have all the necessary documents to pick up your economy car rental.


Best deals found for Paris, Ile-de-France car rentals

Find great deals below on a variety of popular rental cars in Paris, Ile-de-France
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$47/day

9 Jun - 23 Jun
Toyota Fortuner
BMW 3 Series
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$50/day

1 Jun - 1 Aug
BMW 3 Series
Mitsubishi Colt
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$29/day

30 May - 29 Jun
Mitsubishi Colt
Opel Corsa
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$32/day

30 May - 29 Jun
Opel Corsa
Mitsubishi Colt
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$30/day

2 Jun - 7 Jul
Mitsubishi Colt
Renault Mégane
or similar Compact station wagon
Up to 4 passengers

$46/day

29 May - 19 Jun
Renault Mégane
Ford EcoSport
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$29/day

5 Jun - 4 Jul
Ford EcoSport
Toyota Fortuner
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$67/day

31 May - 30 Jun
Toyota Fortuner
Kia Sportage
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$80/day

28 May - 12 Jun
Kia Sportage

Paris, Ile-de-France car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car in Paris that's right for you

Small Cars

$28 - $84

All Car Types

$79 - $161

The average price of a Small rental in Paris, France is $57. The cheapest time to rent a Small in Paris, France is in January. The price is 52% lower than the rest of the year at just $28 per day. A Small rental is typically 53% less expensive than the average car rental in Paris. The average price of a vehicle rental in Paris can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Paris Small rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Medium rental in Paris, France is $98. The cheapest time to rent a Medium in Paris, France is in November. The price is 31% lower than the rest of the year at just $69 per day. A Medium rental is typically 20% less expensive than the average car rental in Paris. The average price of a vehicle rental in Paris can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Paris Medium rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Large rental in Paris, France is $163. The cheapest time to rent a Large in Paris, France is in October. The price is 42% lower than the rest of the year at just $96 per day. A Large rental is typically 25% more expensive than the average car rental in Paris. The average price of a vehicle rental in Paris can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a SUV rental in Paris, France is $112. The cheapest time to rent a SUV in Paris, France is in January. The price is 36% lower than the rest of the year at just $72 per day. A SUV rental is typically 9% less expensive than the average car rental in Paris. The average price of a vehicle rental in Paris can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Paris SUV rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Van rental in Paris, France is $152. The cheapest time to rent a Van in Paris, France is in October. The price is 38% lower than the rest of the year at just $96 per day. A Van rental is typically 20% more expensive than the average car rental in Paris. The average price of a vehicle rental in Paris can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car. Below are the best prices for Paris Van rentals found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a Luxury rental in Paris, France is $164. The cheapest time to rent a Luxury in Paris, France is in January. The price is 36% lower than the rest of the year at just $105 per day. A Luxury rental is typically 25% more expensive than the average car rental in Paris. The average price of a vehicle rental in Paris can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

The average price of a Convertible rental in Paris, France is $110. The cheapest time to rent a Convertible in Paris, France is in January. The price is 73% lower than the rest of the year at just $31 per day. A Convertible rental is typically 10% less expensive than the average car rental in Paris. The average price of a vehicle rental in Paris can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

Kia Forte
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$22/day

5 Jun - 4 Jul
Kia Forte
Kia Forte
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$28/day

5 Jun - 4 Jul
Kia Forte
Fiat 500
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

$19/day

5 Jun - 4 Jul
Fiat 500

Paris car rental directory

All major car rental suppliers in Paris, Ile-de-France
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50 reviews18 locations
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Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Overall

6.8

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6.8

Value

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Excellent
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8.6

Comfort

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Overall

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7.3

Value

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Good
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7.6

Comfort

7.5

Overall

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Good
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Good
13 reviews11 locations
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Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.8

Overall

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5.4

Value

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Okay
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Cleanliness

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Comfort

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47 locations

Quick facts about car rentals in Paris

Get the overview on great rental deals, popular car rental companies, and best car types for your visit in Paris
Most Popular AgencySixtThe most popular Paris car rental agency found on momondo this month is Sixt. Other top choices for car rental companies are Budget and Virtuo
Popular Car TypesEconomy, Compact, MiniThe following car types were offered at rental car companies in Paris in the past 72 hours: Economy, Compact, Mini.
Cheapest Rental Car$21The lowest price for a rental car in Paris is $21/day. For this area, you can expect average prices starting from $65/day.
Most Popular ModelFord FocusThe most popular car model to rent in Paris in the past 7 days is the Ford Focus. Our users also prefer the Hyundai Accent as an alternative.

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular rental car locations in Paris

Nearby attractions:

Sacré-Cœur Basilica12.8 mi
Musee de Montmartre12.8 mi
Place de la Republique13.1 mi
Cimetière de Montmartre13.2 mi
Moulin Rouge13.3 mi

Nearby attractions:

Place d'Italie7.3 mi
Catacombes de Paris7.6 mi
Place Denfert-Rochereau7.6 mi
AccorHotels Arena7.9 mi
Paris Expo8.0 mi

Nearby attractions:

Cimetière de Montmartre40.3 mi
Musee de Montmartre40.5 mi
Palais des Congres de Paris40.5 mi
Sacré-Cœur Basilica40.5 mi
Place de Clichy40.6 mi

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Driving with a rental car in Paris - FAQs

Learn everything there is to know about renting a car in Paris so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

To rent a car in Paris for a weekend in June, we found prices as low as $23 with an average of $99. For a week-long rental, the lowest price was $24, with more options around the $86 mark.

Daily rates from Alamo are typically the cheapest, with an average price of $72/day when getting a rental car in Paris. The absolute cheapest price found at their 3 locations in Paris is $13/day.

In most cases, there is no fee when you cancel your Paris car rental. You can check to see whether or not your preferred car rental company in Paris offers free cancellation when booking with momondo.

The best way to enjoy the sites in Paris during the month of June is in a Convertible rental car. You are less likely to run into any instances of precipitation or colder weather, because Paris has an average temperature of 69.8 °F and average rainfall of 2.4″ during the month of June. Renting a Convertible in Paris will cost you $145/day on average.

The city of Paris, France has 20 locations owned by Hertz, with an average daily rate of $70.

The speed limit in Paris is 35 mph, unless otherwise stated on road signs. Paris also has a suburban speed limit of 50 mph which is strictly enforced. If you find yourself on a highway in Paris, be aware that the speed limit is generally 80 mph.

Typically, the weather in Paris through the month of May is 59 °F and the expected precipitation is 2.5″. This is important information to know when renting a car so you can be sure to rent the perfect car for the expected weather.

If you’re looking for a Paris rental car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of May it’s important to know that the rest of Ile-de-France typically has a temperature of 59 °F and will usually expect 2.5″ of precipitation.


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