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* The prices were calculated on 06.02.2023 for a 4 days prepaid rental at Paris Orly Airport starting on 13.02.2023. Our prices fluctuate daily and this offer is not guaranteed.

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Car Rental in France with SIXT

Car Rental in France with SIXT

SIXT has numerous convenient locations for when you need to rent a car in France. This includes airport, train station and downtown branches in the cities of Paris, Lille and Bordeaux. When booking your car rental in France, you'll have your choice of sedans for touring the country, and even electric cars for city driving. SIXT offers affordable rates with unlimited kilometers on standard rentals. Throughout your stay, you'll also have 24/7 access to our English-speaking team of customer service representatives.
SIXT Services in France

SIXT Services in France

Book a car rental in France with SIXT and enjoy a variety of extras including GPS, an additional driver and child seats. Our fleet of new-model cars has something for everyone, including compact cars, sedans, electric cars, SUVs, station wagons and vans. Take advantage of our flexible rental periods and book a luxury car as a one-day rental for a road trip to Versailles. If you need a one-week rental for a ski trip to Mont Blanc, we can also accommodate your needs.
Best places to visit in France

Best places to visit in France

  • Bordeaux: Bordeaux is known for its wineries and amazing restaurants. However, there are also several museums to visit including the La Cité du Vin wine museum and the foundation of the Saint-Seurin Basilica that features an ancient crypt.
  • Versailles: While in Versailles, make a trip to the palace where you can see opulent furniture and artwork. There are also beautiful gardens and a market where you can shop for delicious French delicacies like frog legs.
  • Paris: Paris is on most people’s list of destinations when visiting France. It is home to many renowned landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Seine River and Notre Dame Cathedral. There is also the world’s largest art museum, the Louvre, and the Arc de Triomphe monument honoring war veterans.
Driving Tips for France

Driving Tips for France

When driving in France, you should know that speed limits are 50 km/h in cities, and between 80-130 km/h on rural roads, highways and freeways. Driving is on the right side of the road, and right of way at unmarked intersections is given to vehicles to your right. All occupants of a vehicle must wear a seat belt. When entering many cities in France, you will need a Crit’Air, or clean air sticker, which you can order online. The price depends on the emissions of your car.
Winter in France

Winter in France

Skiing is a popular activity in the winter months in France. You can also see the mountains and glaciers around Mont Blanc or the French Alps which are amazing to see when the snow falls. In the evening, relax in a thermal bath at a spa in one of France's spa towns. During the Christmas holidays, there are many festivals to enjoy and lots to see and do such as the Lights Festival in Paris or the world-famous Christmas Markets in Colmar, Strasbourg and Montbeliard.
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Good to know when renting in France
Car rental under 25 in France
The minimum age for a SIXT rental in France is 18, with a driver’s license held for at least 2 years. Some car categories have a higher minimum age, and an underage driver fee applies to those under 25.
Documents you need to rent a car in France
You must have a valid driver’s license, plus an ID or passport for a SIXT rental in France. If your license uses a non-Roman alphabet like Cyrillic or Arabic, you will also need an international driving permit.
Cross-border travel
We divide countries in Europe into three zones, and which you can take your rental car into depends on your selected car category. An additional fee may be charged for permission to travel abroad.
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George W.
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The staff at SIXT nice airport is amazing, warm and friendly. Car is clean and tidy when we received it. Great range of choice. We had a great experience driving around Nice and the surrounding. However, not all insurance packages and car choices are listed on the website. Recommend to give them a call or maybe ask directly at the counter.
MJ PROD MJ P.
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TheReal M.
(5.0)
Amazing service and will only consider sixt when visiting Europe. Agent “Wissam” was the best, he helped me chose the right car and the perfect insurance instead of cheaping out on something very important like that. Will definitely be my go to rental from now on. Thank you Wissam !!
Yasmine F.
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I highly recommend SIXT Nice for car rentals. The staff was amazing; when they saw that the car I had tented was not appropriate for my needs, they went out of their way to help me change my contract. They were extremely pleasant while making sure all was in order. I loved my car, a Volvo, and when I called for changing my return address it barely took five minutes to settle it all. I even received an email with the directions to the new parking. Perfect
me a.
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Extremely courteous,speedy and practical renting,simply gorgeous.
Nicolas V.
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Great cars and great service!
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Adriano B.
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Excellent service! I will charter with you again.
RECUPER' A.
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Parfait!
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