Surgères car hire

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Surgères car hire information

Pick-up locationSurgères
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Hire locations5
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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Surgères

  • Using car rental in Surgères offers several advantages over relying solely on public transport. A Surgères car hire provides flexibility and independence, allowing travellers to explore the surrounding areas at their own pace and convenience. With a car, one can easily visit nearby attractions like the stunning Château de Surgères and its beautiful gardens, the charming town of La Rochelle with its historic port, and the picturesque Île de Ré with its sandy beaches. Having a car also eliminates the need to adhere to public transport schedules and allows for easier access to more remote locations or hidden gems in the region. With a Surgères car hire, travellers can make the most of their visit and create their own personalised itinerary.
  • The closest airport to Surgères, where car hire services are available, is La Rochelle – Île de Ré Airport (LRH). At the airport, several car hire companies have their desks conveniently located in the terminal building. These include well-known companies, such as Avis, Europcar, Hertz, and Sixt. No shuttle is needed to reach these car hire companies, as they are easily accessible upon arrival. The airport is located approximately 30 km from Surgères, and having a car rental from the airport allows for a seamless journey to Surgères and the surrounding areas, providing travellers with the freedom to explore the region at their own pace.
  • When driving a car rental in Surgères, it is important to remember that France follows right-hand driving, with the driver seated on the left side of the car. The locals in Surgères predominantly drive small to mid-sized cars, such as compact hatchbacks or sedans. Generally, locals tend to be respectful and abide by traffic rules, although it is advisable to be cautious and attentive while driving. The overall quality of the roads in Surgères is generally good, with well-maintained surfaces and clear signage. However, some rural roads may be narrower and less well-maintained, so it is essential to exercise caution and adjust driving according to the road conditions.
  • Using a car rental in Surgères may pose a few challenges. The busiest times of the day in Surgères are typically during rush hour, approximately between 08:00-09:30 and 17:00-19:00, when traffic can be congested. Certain roads like the D939 and D939A, leading to and from the city centre, may experience heavier traffic. The peak season in Surgères falls during the summer months, particularly in July and August, when tourists flock to the region. During this time, it is advisable to plan ahead, book your car rental in advance, and allow for extra travel time due to increased traffic and limited parking availability, especially in popular tourist areas.
  • Book your car hire in Surgères at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hire in Surgères are around 36% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Surgères

  • How much is the price of fuel in Surgères?

    The average price of fuel in Surgères is R141,37 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R1 696 and R2 262, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Surgères?

    Mini (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Surgères.

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

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

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

    A Mini car hire in Surgères costs R858 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Luxury car hire cost in Surgères?

    A Luxury car hire in Surgères costs R2 270 per day, on average.

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

    An Economy car hire in Surgères costs R735 per day, on average.

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

    For driving in Surgères, it is recommended to rent a compact or mid-size car. These car types are well-suited for navigating the narrow streets and tight parking spaces often found in the town. The compact size allows for easier manoeuvrability, making it more convenient to navigate through the city centre. Additionally, a fuel-efficient car is advisable to minimise expenses, especially with longer drives in the region.

  • What’s the speed limit in Surgères?

    In Surgères, speed limits are expressed in kilometres per hour (km/h). Within the city limits, the general speed limit is set at 50 km/h. On main roads and in suburban areas, the speed limit typically increases to 90 km/h. As for highways and motorways, the speed limit rises to 130 km/h. However, it is crucial to remain attentive to signage and road conditions, as speed limits may vary in specific areas or construction zones.

  • Where are the best places to park in Surgères?

    In Surgères, some of the best places to park include Parking des Tennis near the train station, and Parking de l'Hôtel de Ville near the town hall, both of which offer free parking. There is also Parking du Marché near the market, where you can get an hour of free parking, followed by a charge of around €0.50 (approximately ₹45) per additional hour. Additionally, Parking de la Poste, located near the post office, provides free parking.

Surgères car rental reviews and directory

Europcar

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1 Rue Hubert Pennevert

+33 5 46 87 34 22

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44 Rue Audry De Puyravault

+33 5 46 07 35 27

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Sunnycars

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1 rue Hubert Pennevert

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44 Rue Audry De Puyravault

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Served by OPEL RENT 1 avenue du Pont Neuf BP 52

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served by Opel Rent 17 rue Aimé Césaire

+33 5 62 05 52 02

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Avis

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Gare Sncf

+33 5 46 41 13 55

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Free2Move

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1, avenue du Pont Neuf

+33 5 46 99 92 82

Monday14:00 - 18:0008:30 - 12:00
Tuesday08:30 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
Wednesday14:00 - 18:0008:30 - 12:00
Thursday08:30 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
Friday08:30 - 12:0014:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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keddy by Europcar

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44 Rue Audry De Puyravault

+33 5 46 07 35 27

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Rent@Car

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28, Avenue Du Pont Rouge

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Mini

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