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Budget Car Rental Nice Airport

Budget Nice Airport Car Hire

Nice Airport at the Côte d’Azur, France’s southern Mediterranean coast, is located just 3.7 miles from Nice city centre. The car rental desks for several well known car hire companies are situated in the arrivals halls of Terminal 1 and 2.

Terminal 2 also has a dedicated Car Rental Centre, which is located behind the car park P5. The Centre is open early in the morning until 10.00 pm daily. Here Budget Nice Airport customers can pick up their vehicles, keys and documents from the service team.

It is possible to make a reservation or enquiry at the Budget’s official website at

Renting a car from Budget Nice Airport is a good idea, when travelling to the Côte d’Azur. The rich man’s paradise Monaco is just a short drive away from Nice, while glamorous Cannes, the setting for an annual Film Festival extraordinaire, is always worth the price of car rental. Celebrity spotting is free of charge!

A free shuttle service links the two terminals and the 8 car parking areas in the airport complex. Budget car hire Nice Airport customers should take this shuttle service towards car park P5 and leave the bus to walk along the signposted footpath to the Car Rental Centre, where they can collect their chosen hire vehicle.

In the mini and economy classes Budget Nice Airport can offer vehicles such as the Renault Clio, a 4-door car with manual transmission and air conditioning. Unlimited free mileage, theft protection and collision damage waiver are already included in the package displayed online, but personal accident insurance would have to be booked extra. This type of insurance is available at just EUR 6.25 per day to give peace of mind to drivers and their passengers.

The Compact class that Budget Nice Airport can offer to customers includes cars like the popular Opel Astra 1.7, a 4-door car with air conditioning and manual transmission. Standard size cars from Budget car hire Nice Airport include vehicles like the Citroen C5 Hdi 1.6 or similar. These Standard 4-door cars have also manual transmissions and air conditioning, essential during hot French summers at the Mediterranean Sea.

Station wagons from the Intermediary category are typically cars like the Renault Grand Scenic, a 5-door vehicle with room for up to 7 passengers. They are ideal for large families and friends travelling together, since it works out far cheaper to hire one large vehicle than two smaller ones.

Fuel is not included in the price of hire and Budget car hire Nice Airport has several fuel options on offer that might suit customers, depending on their personal choice and requirements. The Fuel Service Option allows customers to return the car with an empty tank at the end of the hire period and refuelling takes place at a reduced price per gallon through Budget, for which the customer is then charged.

The customer will benefit on price, since Budget can negotiate a far more advantageous fuel price for their fleet. This option is popular as it means customers no longer have to scramble for the nearest petrol station in a city unfamiliar to them, before they head to the return rentals point at the airport. Customers wishing to book with this option should check at the time of booking, if this particular fuel deal is available in the country they are travelling to.

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