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Bourgogne-Franche-Comté car rentals

Driver's age: 26-65
Thu 25.07
Thu 01.08

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Top tips for renting a car in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

  • Consider renting a compact car in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté for convenience as you explore the area. It features narrow, winding roads, especially in the countryside and small villages, where larger cars might face challenges in maneuvering in traffic or finding parking. Additionally, a compact car generally has good fuel efficiency, which is ideal for exploring beautiful scenic routes without worrying about frequent refueling stops. With well-maintained roads in most areas, a compact car strikes a perfect balance between maneuverability, fuel economy, and comfortable travel, making it an excellent choice for exploring this charming region.
  • In Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, child safety rules regarding car seats are quite strict. Parents are encouraged to travel with car seats for children under the age of eight, even when leaving the airport. The regulations mandate using rear-facing car seats for infants up to two years, forward-facing seats for children ages two to four, and booster seats for kids between four and eight years. Some car rental companies may provide car seats, but checking availability in advance is recommended.
  • When you are considering Bourgogne-Franche-Comté car rentals to travel through rural areas, it is crucial for you to be aware of the scarcity of fueling stations. For convenience, you are encouraged to take advantage of every opportunity to fill up your car's tank, especially in city centers, where stations are more readily available. This would mean planning ahead and keeping track of fuel levels, preventing any unexpected inconveniences on the road and to ensure there’s no disruption to your adventures.
  • Driving in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté can be challenging during rush hour due to traffic congestion that may cause significant delays and frustrations. The region experiences adverse weather conditions, especially during winter, with icy and snowy roads making driving hazardous. Routes near the Jura and Vosges mountains are often affected by both rush hours and adverse weather conditions, with rush hours typically occurring from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on weekdays.
  • Book your rental car in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Compact rental cars in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté are around 2% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

  • What is the most popular rental car in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté?

    Compact (Renault Mégane or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Should I rent a car in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté?

    Renting a car in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté offers several advantages that would make your visit memorable and enjoyable. The region's picturesque countryside and charming villages make it ideal for scenic drives, giving you the freedom to explore off-the-beaten-path locations. Attractions like the stunning vineyards of Burgundy, the Jura Mountains, and the historic towns of Dijon and Besançon are best accessed by car, as public transportation options might be limited or time-consuming. Additionally, the region's natural beauty, such as the Morvan Regional Natural Park, is much easier to view by a car.

  • What is driving like in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté?

    Driving in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is similar to the experience of driving elsewhere in France. Most local drivers in the region promote calm and respectful culture by following traffic rules in towns and rural areas. Most roads are well-maintained, but rural areas may have narrower and more winding routes. Speed limits are strictly enforced, ranging from 50 km/h (31 mph) in towns to 130 km/h (81 mph) on highways. Tolls are common on major highways. During peak tourist seasons, you can expect traffic around popular spots like the Burgundy vineyards and the Jura Mountains as tourists enjoy the beautiful landscapes.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté?

    The minimum age for renting a car in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is 21. However, most companies offering car rentals, including Avis, Hertz, and Europcar, have adopted young driver surcharges, which must be paid as extra insurance coverage charges for young drivers between the ages of 21 and 24. The cumulative surcharge is often paid before being issued the car key. Besides meeting the minimum age, you will be expected to present a valid driver's license with no major endorsements, an International Driver's Permit, and a debit or credit card.

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