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Reliable car rental options in La Provence

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Reliable car rental options in La Provence

Together with a friend we will traveling from Barcelona Spain to Nice France, April 14-24. Part of our trip will cover the French Provence region (2 nights in Avignon and 3 nights in Aix-en-Provence), and we are looking to rent a car to explore the area. We want to pick up the car in Avignon, on Friday April 18 (around 9:30am), and drop it off in Aix-en-Provence, on Tuesday April 22 (around 9am). This includes Easter weekend.

We are both in our 40s, EU citizens, with EU driving licenses.

We found a website, Argus Car Hire, which compares rates from various car rental offices. It looks ok and offers reasonable rates. Any input; personal experience, advice or warnings would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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1. Re: Reliable car rental options in La Provence

Also compare these possible costs and fees:

Road Tax

Location surcharge (for rentals over 2 days)

Environmental fees

Additional drive fees

CDW and Theft insurance

Personal injury insurance

Damage other than collision

fuel charges

costs per kilometer.

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2. Re: Reliable car rental options in La Provence

If you are picking up at one location and dropping it off at another then you'll have to go with one of the big boys such as Aviis, Hertz, etc

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3. Re: Reliable car rental options in La Provence

For picking up and dropping off at differing locations, Avis and Hertz are the only two companies that consistently charge extra for this. I would avoid them and instead use ADA, Sixt, Citer, Europcar, or Ucar.

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4. Re: Reliable car rental options in La Provence

Try EconomyCarRentals.com They are brokers who get you a better price with one of the rental companies.

They also offer zero deductible collision insurance... you pay and their insurance is supposed to reimburse you. Have hired through them in Athens but didn't have to test the insurance. I believe Economy is based in Greece.

You can also try Kemwel.com. No experience with them but have rented via their sister company AutoEurope.com I did have occasion to test the zero deductible with a car provided by Europcar and it did what it said on the package.

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5. Re: Reliable car rental options in La Provence

Thank you all very much for your helpful advice!

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