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Search-form presets - search for available 'economy' and 'compact' cars at the rental location 'Nantes Airport - Brittany'. Address: Aeroport De Nantes Atlantique, Bouguenais, Nantes, F-44340, Brittany, France.

You can also select any of the 6 available rental locations in Nantes using the white search form, or change the class of the desired low-cost vehicle to 'Mini' or 'Compact'.

If your budget is limited, it is better to book a car in advance, since rental rates increase with decayed availability of vehicles. Quite often, the cheapest options of golf-class cars in France can be found in airports.

Nantes: 6 rental offices

Nantes, France: Hatchback Rental
The most popular models representing the mini, compact, and economy car segments in Nantes are: Chevrolet Matiz, Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Accent, Suzuki Swift, Toyota Yaris, Toyota Auris and others.

When hiring a budget hatchback, it is definitely worth saving on insurance deposit (franchise). Deposits on small cars in France vary from 100 to 1.000 euro/dollars. Check the rental conditions of each car in your selection to find a vehicle with a minimum deposit.

If your routes in France are foreseen to pass through hilly areas or mountains, it is not recommended to consider very small cars for rental. Their engines are usually insufficient for a confident driving on the roads with long or steep climbs.

At the rental office in Nantes, consider to take a 'Breakdown Assistance' package or ask an officer for a contact data to use in case of a vehicle breakdown. Cheap cars are sometimes unpredictable in operation.

Upon receipt of the rental invoice, please check that all the information, as well as the final payment amount do match the data in your voucher. wishes you a safe and great trip to Nantes!

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Driving Advices for France – Traffic Regulations and Road Usage Peculiarities
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Starting from November 1, 2012, the absence of a breathalyzer is also the reason for a fine of 11 euro. The new rule applies equally to both local and foreign drivers. Breathalyzers can be bought literally in any specialty store or a gas station.
Driving in tunnels is allowed only with turned lower beams. According to the local regulations, all all-wheel-drive vehicles are recommended to use lower beam all the time, regardless of weather conditions, characteristics of a road and the type of a vehicle.
Tourists, who want to travel with children, should take into account a special rule that concerns the transportation of children weighing less than 13 kg. Besides the fact that they can travel only in special child seats, these seats have to be installed with their back in direction of the motion. The non-compliance of this rule will result in a fine of 135 euro.
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Sightseeing of Nantes, France

Fans of shopping will certainly not be bored in Nantes. Here, interesting stores and shopping centers can be found in almost every district. The most attractive shopping street is Rue Crebillon that concentrates the most popular clothing and shoe stores, as well as designer boutiques and exclusive accessory stores. Wealthy travelers will find this place more interesting, as all the stores on this street are distinguished by high prices.

Those who are not ready to spend a fortune on new outfits would rather go explore Decre district located near the Old Town. Virtually all the streets are pedestrian here, local shops attract tourists with a variety of goods and moderate prices. They will find traditional clothing stores, souvenir shops, as well as grocery stores selling the best regional delicacies. Many tourists come here for souvenirs, the more so as there are shops offering exclusive handmade crafts.

One of Nantes' most famous markets is located in Talensac district. This is a grocery market aimed primarily at locals, so all the products are sold at affordable prices here. A wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables is always available at the market. At the same time, many tourists come here specifically to appreciate the variety of fresh seafood. Visitors to the market will find several outdoor cafes where chefs can prepare sea delicacies they've just bought.
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