Europcar in France
If you are travelling to France, renting a car is a great way to enjoy the beautiful and diverse landscapes of the most visited country in the world, from the sunny beaches on the French Riviera, the picturesque Alpine valleys to the romantic lavender fields of Provence. Europcar has the suitable car rental for you whether you are coming to France for pleasure or business. If you are traveling as a family there are several large models, as well as luxury and van rental options.
Europcar France has 365 stations in Paris area
and across all the country, including French territories further afield like the "Island of Beauty" Corsica
as well as the island of Martinique
. If you are flying in to France, you can pick up your Europcar vehicle in major airports such as Roissy Charles de Gaulle
, Nice or Lyon and be on the road straight after you land.
Europcar car rental specific offers and benefits
Europcar customers can benefit from several optional advantages when they rent a car in France. Europcar Privilege program
, a free international loyalty scheme, enables you to earn rewards by renting with us in over 140 countries worldwide. Privilege membership allow you to get a free weekend rental after your 3rd rental on public rates and comes in four tier levels: Privilege Club, Privilege Executive, Privilege Elite and Privilege Elite VIP.
Save time by using Europcar mobile site to make your next car booking, only 5 steps and you are on the road! Explore other Europcar's mobile solutions by downloading the Europcar App
for iPhone, Android and iPad to enjoy the various functionalities: fast booking, locating the closest branch and managing any of your Europcar car reservations.
Driving in France
In France, cars drive on the right. At junctions, you must give way to vehicles approaching from both directions.
It is prohibited to drive while using headsets or headphones, whether using them to listen to music or make phone calls. Mobile or cell phones can only be used via a fully fitted wireless Bluetooth car kit. If you are caught, you will be handed a €135 fine.
Drivers must respect the following speed limits: 130 km/h on autoroutes, 110 km/h on four- lane roads, 90 km/h on other road types, and 50 km/h in built up areas.
In wet weather conditions, motorway speed limits are 110 km/h. If your visibility is less than 50 meters, the speed limit is 50 km/h on all road types.