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Toulouse, the capital of France’s Occitanie region, is big – but when it comes to driving, it’s less challenging than many other big French cities. Hiring a car will help you make the most of the surrounding countryside, including the Garonne valley and the foothills of the Pyrenees.

Language: French | Currency: Euro (€) | Avg. Flight time: 1 hrs 50 mins

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What age do I need to be to hire a vehicle in Toulouse?

While the minimum age to hire a car in Toulouse varies from one rental firm to the next, many require drivers to be at least 21. If you’re younger, you still may be able to hire a car, so it’s worth checking at the time of your booking.

What do I need to hire a vehicle in Toulouse?

To hire a car in Toulouse, you will need your driving licence, a valid ID – the most reliable being a passport – and ideally a credit card. For added peace of mind, bring along your Certificate of Motor Insurance – it’s not always required, but can be useful. Other supporting documentation may be needed.

Do I need car hire excess insurance in Toulouse?

While it’s not necessary to take out car hire excess insurance in Toulouse, it can be worth it. Sure, the cost of your rental comes with some security, but you’ll have to payout in the event of an accident – and this can set you back a lot. With car hire excess insurance, you’re better covered. A standalone policy is recommended – they’re much cheaper than walk-up rates.

Can I rent a car with a debit card in Toulouse?

If you need to rent a car with a debit card in Toulouse, you’re in luck. Many of the car hire firms operating in the city accept debit cards. That said, there tends to be certain conditions with this payment type, as well as restrictions. Credit cards are far more convenient.

Which rental companies are available at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport?

If you’re looking to pick up a hire car when you arrive at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, you will find a number of major brands have desks – some shared – in Hall C of arrivals. This includes Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Goldcar, Hertz, National and Sixt.

Is it cheaper to rent a car at the airport or off site in Toulouse?

It’s best to book in advance and online for the best deal on a hire car, whether it’s at the airport or off-site in Toulouse. Pay on the day and you can expect to pay more.

Can you rent a car in Toulouse and drop it off in another city?

Yes. Many car hire companies, such as Avis, Enterprise, Europcar and Hertz, will allow you to rent a car in Toulouse and drop it off in another city. A one-way rental charge will usually apply.

Can you rent a car the same day in Toulouse?

You can rent a car on the same day in Toulouse, which can be extremely handy if your plans change. Where possible, try to book in advance – there are better deals to be found.

Can I hire a vehicle at 21 years of age in Toulouse?

Yes, you can rent a car in Toulouse if you are 21 years of age. There are a couple of important points to note. One, as a 21 year old, you’re classed as a ‘young driver’ and that means you will have to pay a surcharge (it applies to all drivers under 25). And two, you’re restricted to certain car types.