Marseille Airport Car Hire
There are seven car hire companies at Marseille Airport to choose from with offices located within the Terminal buildings. The car hire companies based at Marseille Airport areBy hiring a car in advance at Marseille airport you can often secure the best deals and ensure that the you get the make and model of vehicle that you require.
Pre-booking your rent a car also saves time filling in paperwork when you land in Marseille.
You can get a free online quote for car hire in Marseille by completing the box above.
When you hire a car it is always worth remembering the following basic points:
- Plan your route in advance and make sure you have some maps with you.
- Before driving off in the rental car familiarise yourself with the vehicle's safety equipment including hazard lights, headlights and adjust all mirrors and seats accordingly.
- Always fasten your seat belts when travelling as it is French law that belts must be worn by all passengers
Car Hire at Marseille Airport
We provide details on the following car hire firms who are located in the terminal building at Marseille Airport:
|ADA at Marseille Airport|
|Budget at Marseille Airport|
|Europcar at Marseille Airport|
|Sixt at Marseille Airport|
Tips on Driving a Hire Car in France
Below is a list of some helpful points that should be remembered when driving a car in France:
- Always drive on the right and do not attempt to drink and drive as France has even stricter drink driving laws than the UK
- The minimum age for driving in France is 18 but to hire a car there you must be at least 21 years old and have held a driving licence for one year
- Children under 10 years of age are not allowed to ride in the front of the vehicle
- Children should always be restrained by an appropriate car seat and if they weigh over 15kg children may use a booster seat with an adult seat belt.
- Always carry your driving licence with you. If you do not have a photo card licence, then carry your passport as well to confirm your identity. It is also advisable to carry your rental agreement as proof of insurance.
- Give way to the traffic coming from the right (Priorite a droite) unless a yellow diamond sign indicates you have right of way. Roundabouts are generally exempt from this and priority is given to the traffic already on the roundabout
- Speed and radar traps are commonplace in France and police charge heavy on-the-spot fines Parking restrictions are strongly enforced in France - particularly in towns.
- Keep a look out for areas where you need a “Zone Bleu” sticker to park (usually available at newsagents or the local tourist office).