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Saumur car hire

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Saumur

  • Driving a car hire in Saumur gives you the freedom to explore the city and its surrounding areas at your own pace. You can easily visit multiple attractions, go off the beaten path, or change your itinerary as per your preferences, and all without having to rely on public transport hours. Having a car allows you to easily reach various points of interest in Saumur, including the Château de Saumur, Musée des Blindés (Tank Museum), and the beautiful Loire Valley vineyards.
  • The closest airport to Saumur is Tours Val de Loire Airport (TUF), located approximately 66 kilometers (41 miles) northeast of Saumur. Another nearby airport is Angers Loire Airport (ANE), which is about 79 kilometers (49 miles) northwest of Saumur. Both airports offer domestic and international flights. At Tours Val de Loire Airport, you have the option of two car hire companies for your Saumur car hire: Avis and Europcar. You will find the car hire agencies located in the car park opposite the main terminal.
  • Saumur is a popular tourist destination, with many pedestrians and cyclists on the roads. When driving your car hire in Saumur, it's important to be vigilant and watch out for pedestrians crossing the streets and cyclists sharing the road. Give them sufficient space and always be prepared for unexpected movements. It's also important to familiarise yourself with local driving customs, such as signalling, yielding, and merging, to adapt to the driving style of the area and ensure smoother and safer traffic flow.
  • When driving your car hire in Saumur, be aware that, like many old European cities, it has narrow streets and tight corners, which can be challenging to navigate, especially for larger vehicles. It requires extra caution and precision while driving to avoid collisions or scraping against buildings or parked cars. Moreover, road conditions in Saumur can vary. Some rural roads may be narrow, winding, or in need of maintenance. During inclement weather, such as heavy rain or snow, road conditions may become more challenging. Adjust your driving speed and style accordingly, and exercise caution.
  • Book your car hire in Saumur at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy hire cars in Saumur are around 32% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Saumur

  • How much is the price of fuel in Saumur?

    The average price of fuel in Saumur is R138,38 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 660 and R2 214, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Saumur?

    Economy (Renault Clio or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Saumur.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Saumur?

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

  • How much does an Economy car hire cost in Saumur?

    An Economy car hire in Saumur costs R1 085 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Saumur?

    A Mini car hire in Saumur costs R1 062 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Saumur?

    An Intermediate car hire in Saumur costs R2 225 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Saumur?

    Depending on your travel itinerary and needs, you can choose to hire a compact car for easy manoeuvrability, good fuel efficiency, and ample space for small groups or solo travellers. A convertible can also be a good option because Saumur is located in the scenic Loire Valley, known for its beautiful landscapes and picturesque drives. Hiring a convertible can enhance your experience by allowing you to enjoy the stunning surroundings and pleasant weather. Alternatively, if you plan to explore the wider Loire Valley region, including visits to nearby châteaux or vineyards, renting an SUV can provide extra comfort, space, and versatility for longer journeys and off-road driving.

  • What is the speed limit in Saumur?

    The speed limit in Saumur and other urban areas is generally 50 km/h (31 mph). This limit applies to most city streets and residential areas in Saumur. On roads outside Saumur, the speed limit is usually 80 km/h (50 mph) on two-lane roads without a central separation. On roads with a central separation, the speed limit can be increased to 90 km/h (56 mph). Dual carriageways, often indicated by green signs, have a speed limit of 110 km/h (68 mph). Some expressways, indicated by blue signs, may have a higher speed limit of 130 km/h (81 mph).

  • Where are the best places to park in Saumur?

    Parking in Saumur includes free parking, paid on-street parking, and car parks. There is free parking available throughout the city at central locations such as PK Chateau, Cale Carnot, PL Marc Leclerc, Cale Mayuad and Av. Du General De Gaulle. These parking locations are ideal for leaving your car and wandering the city on foot, as they are located a maximum 20 minutes away from the city centre. Make sure to always check the parking signs for conditions, as there may be some limitations to the length of stay.

Saumur car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

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8.0

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22 Av.david D'angers

+33 2 41 67 20 06

Monday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
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6,0 Okay

Mar 2023

KAYAK
kayak was supposed to provide coverage and they didn’t. not a good deal.

1 out of 1

Europcar

8,5

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1 Allee Des Semences Za Ecoparc

+33 2 41 67 30 89

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Hotel Ibis Style

+33 2 41 67 30 89

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keddy by Europcar

7,9

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134 Rue de Rouen

+33 2 41 67 30 89

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15 AV DAVID D'ANGERS IBIS STYLES

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Bd Des Vallerots Zi Ecoparc

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Rent@Car

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55 Boulevard du Maréchal Juin

+33 2 41 50 48 11

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Sunnycars

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15 Av David D`angers Ibis Styles

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22 Av.David D'angers

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Bd Des Vallerots

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Free2Move

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132 Rue De Rouen

+33 2 41 40 27 25

Monday14:00 - 18:0008:00 - 12:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
Thursday14:00 - 18:0008:00 - 12:00
Friday14:00 - 18:0008:00 - 12:00

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One traveller who hired a car in Saumur gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.6

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