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NCE-Nice Airport

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  Cote DAzur Airport
Terminals 1 & 2
Nice, 06281 , FR
  0820 61 16 32
  Sun - Sat 6:30 AM - 12:00 AM

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Age Requirements

At this location the minimum age is 21 for all car groups. A Young Driver fee will apply to drivers under 25 years of age.  The Young Driver fee is 32.50 EUR per day per driver, with a maximum 10 day charge per driver. 

Optional Coverages

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) is Optional (taxable)
Depending on car group rented, customer is liable for an amount ranging between 10,000.00 EUR and 44,000.00 EUR if Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) is not taken.  Purchase of CDW reduces liability to an amount between 800.00 EUR and 26000.00 EUR depending on car group rented in the event of an accident to the Avis vehicle.

Theft Protection (TP) is Optional (taxable) 
Depending on car group rented, customer is liable for an amount ranging between 10,000.00 EUR and 44,000.00 EUR if Theft Protection (TP) is not taken.  Purchase of TP reduces liability to an amount between  800.00 EUR and 1600.00 EUR depending on car group rented for theft of the Avis vehicle.

Note: In the case of damage or theft to the Avis vehicle a completed police accident form/theft certificate and the keys to the Avis car must be given to the Avis location.
If you require additional insurance coverage you may purchase locally to reduce/remove the insurance excess.  Just ask at the Avis rental desk when you collect your car.

Global insurance coverages are always subject to change. Please verify at time of rental.

Credit Card Policies

Avis France accepts Avis Charge Cards, American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard / Eurocard, Visa (except Kyriel, Maestro, Indigo, or Electron).

Debit Card Policies

Debit cards are not accepted.

Driver's License Requirements

International Driving Permit is required unless driver has a license issued within the European Union. 

Non European Union Holders must show an international driving permit.Applicable to all drivers, a valid driver's license must have been held for a minimum of one year.

Driving licenses written in non-roman alphabet must be supported by an international driving permit.

Exception: A driver's license from Greece is acceptable.


Cargo Vans: Same conditions

A special truck licence is required for heavy trucks.

For Avis Prestige cars and luxury cars only:

Validity of driving licence:

Group 1: 1 year

Group 2: 3 years

Group 3: 5 years

Group 4: 5 years

Group 5: 10 years

  • An International Driving Permit (IDP) serves only as a translation of a driver's existing license, and by itself is not acceptable for vehicle rental.
  • Local, special licensing documentation is required for renters of cargo vans and heavy trucks.
    • Customer must contact location directly for details
Additional Fees

Optional coverages, services, products, special equipment and one-way fees are subject to additional taxes in certain locations that may not be reflected in the approximate total.
Frequent Flyer surcharges may be applied at time of rental.
Extensions or late returns may result in additional charges.

Additional Information

Delivery and collection to and from railway stations in France is available for a fee of EUR 14.90. Please contact reservation center for details.

Estimated Totals

Approximate total includes base rate, taxes, and surcharges. Items such as coupon discounts, registration fee, child safety seats and gas are NOT included in the estimated total. Optional coverages and one-way fees are subject to tax in certain locations. This tax is not reflected in the Estimated Total.

Estimated total is subject to change based upon exchange rates at the time of rental.

Travel Into Other Countries

Avis cars are permitted outside of France borders except for the following restrictions:

Cross border rentals allowed into most European countries with all car groups except cross border rentals are NOT permitted into:

    • Greece
    • Turkey
    • Eastern Europe
    • Commonwealth of Independent States
    • Baltic States 

United Kingdom/Republic of Ireland
Cars are permitted to travel into the U.K. as long as they are returned to the mainland.

Cars are not permitted to travel in to the Republic of Ireland.

Note: Cars are allowed to cross on the Chunnel.

Travel into Switzerland
All vehicles driving on Swiss highways must purchase a special tax sticker (Swiss Hwy. Sticker). Cost is 40.00 SFR and is available for purchase at the border crossings. Customer is subject to a fine of 100.00 SFR if caught without the sticker.

Cars are allowed to travel from mainland France to Corsica or Sardinia, provided they are returned to the mainland. The insurance is valid on the islands; however if the car breaks down, a vehicle exchange will not be provided.

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