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Car Hire France | Our French Car Rental Branches

Sixt car hire France will get your trip off to the right start no matter what kind of rental service you are looking for. With over 130 French car rental locations situated throughout the country, including all major cities and airports, our comprehensive services will always be at hand. During your stay in France you may be interested in hiring an economy car to get yourself between destinations and attractions at a low cost, a convertible hire to enjoy the often scorching weather in the south or even a van hire if you are relocating and are beginning life as an expat. No matter your requirements, budget or party size, Sixt will have the ideal car hire for your in France at a great price.
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Hire a car in France with Sixt

Our car hire France services also include optional extras such as unlimited mileage, damage protection and Sat Nav - to ensure that your rental experience with us is without limits, restriction or compromise.

Drive through Paris in a Sixt car hire

Driving Tips and Rules in France

When driving your rental car in France it is important to remember that the rules of the road may differ to those of your own country - especially for those coming from the UK. When you hire a car in France from Sixt, firstly remember that you must drive on the right-hand side of the road and overtake on the left. Other imperative rules include:

  • ✔ Carry two NF certified breathalysers, as an unused one must be produced upon request
  • ✔ Reflective jackets and a warning triangle are also compulsory
  • ✔ You must not carry any device capable of detecting speed cameras; this feature and warning system on SAT NAVs must be disabled
  • ✔ The speed limit on motorways is 80 mph (130km/h) and in urban areas it is 31 mph (50km/h)

  • The above are just a few of the unique points to remember when driving your car hire in France. To further assist you during your time in France and to ensure your safety we have produced a full set of guides for driving in different countries, including driving tips in France.
    Cruise down the open road with Sixt car rental France services

    Making the most of your Car Rental France

    With our 130+ car hire France locations, you will be spoilt for choice of where to drive yourself and what to see. You could start with the capital city, pick up your Paris car hire and explore the culture and history of this wonderful city for yourself. Avoiding the often over crowded public transport system with your rental will reduce the stress of your trip and also enable you to pack more in. Heading out of the major cities will provide you with a different perspective on the French way of life. Hire a car in the South of France and drive down the open roads of Provence, discover stunning rural towns and beautiful lakes. With endless possibilities for exploration in a Sixt car hire - the only thing missing from the perfect French holiday is you!


    Your benefits with Sixt

    • Sixt Best Price Guarantee
    • New cars - on average 3 months old
    • Free cancellation and reservation changes when you pay on arrival
    • Miles & More - Earn miles
    • No hidden costs
    • Germany's largest and best car rental company
    • No credit card fees
    • Excellent customer service