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In Annecy we recommend the following car hire offers

from 17 £ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

Compact Van
e.g. RENAULT KANGOO
7 Days from 08.08 - 15.08.2024
Example vehicle
from 44 £ per day
Mini

Alone on the road or only with small baggage? Then this will be sufficient!

e.g. Toyota Aygo X
7 Days from 08.08 - 15.08.2024
Example vehicle
from 47 £ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

Mini
e.g. Toyota Aygo X
7 Days from 08.08 - 15.08.2024
Example vehicle

Getting Around

Hiring a Car

Hiring a car in Annecy is easy, with numerous agencies based at the airport and in the city centre. But remember to drive on the right, a sharp contrast to the UK!

Driving Tips

Remember, priority is typically given to the right in France, unlike in the UK. Speed limits are generally 50km/h in urban areas, 80km/h on national roads, and 130km/h on motorways. Also, carry your driving license, identity document, proof of insurance and vehicle registration with you because police checks are routine.

Must-Visit Attractions

  • Château d'Annecy: A 12th-century fortress turned museum, showcasing regional artifacts.
  • Lake Annecy: Take a dip in the clear waters, enjoy a boat trip, or indulge in watersports.
  • Pont des Amours: Known as the 'Lovers' Bridge,' legend says if two lovers kiss on the bridge, they'll stay together forever.

Neighbourhoods and Surrounds

The Old Town, with its winding canals and pastel-coloured houses, is simply charming. Visit nearby cities like Lyon and Grenoble for a quick getaway.

Culture and People

Annecy's residents are warm and inviting. Don't shy away from engaging in conversation with the locals. Most people also speak English, making communication rather straightforward.

Climate and When to Visit

Annecy has a temperate climate. Summers are warm with temperatures ranging between 20°C - 30°C making it perfect for lakeside activities, while winter sees lots of snow, great for skiing in nearby resorts.

Currency

France uses the Euro (€). Credit and debit cards are widely accepted. Many places also accept contactless mobile payment. However, do note that the concept of rounding up the bill as a tip, often practiced in the UK, is not common here.

Local Events

Don't miss the iconic Annecy International Animated Film Festival, usually held in June, and the Fête du Lac, an extravagant fireworks display in August!

Frequently asked questions about car hire booking Annecy

Can I go to another country with the hired car?

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Car hire from Annecy to Switzerland

Travel by hired car to Switzerland

Car hire trips from Annecy to another country are generally possible, but depend on the vehicle type and rental company. Please read the rental conditions under the keyword "cross-border trips" or "border trips".

If a cross-border trip is possible, please report it either directly at the time of booking via the field "Message to our service team" , or to the rental company on site at the time of rental. Please note: Additional fees may apply.

Which insurance should I choose for my hired car in Annecy?

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Book a hired car without excess

In the event of damage, no further costs will be incurred if you hire a car without excess. Simply check the box "Without excess" in the search mask.

If you want to be on the road a lot, we also recommend a glass-tire. Like this you are protected in all cases and can enjoy your trip through Annecy.

Can I pick up my hired car outside opening hours?

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Pick up hired car flexible

You can also pick up your hired car outside opening hours in Annecy. To do so, contact your car hire company and discuss the time of pick-up.

Your rental company will keep the key for you in a safe. This way, if you arrive late, you have the flexibility to pick up your car in Annecy independently.

What can I visit in Annecy?

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Places of interest in Annecy

Annecy offers many beautiful places that are easy to reach by hired car. Be it within the city or in nature: here you will find sights and attractions suitable for all ages.

The following points should not be missed on your trip through Annecy:

  • Lake Annecy
  • La Vielle Ville
  • Pont des Amours
  • Chateau d'Annecy

Enjoy your trip by hired car and be independent on the road.

What is the cheapest car hire in Annecy?

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Enterprise is currently the cheapest car hire in Annecy. However, besides the price, you should also pay attention to the following:

  • the included insurance coverage
  • additional options like the included additional driver, the fair fuel regulation
  • the car model
  • the location of the car hire

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