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Dollar Car Rental at Bordeaux Airport

Starting from 21.44 GBP per day*

* Rates include tax and are based on a 7 days car rental from 27-05-2024 - 03-06-2024 at Bordeaux Airport

Bordeaux, nestled in southwestern France, is famously known as the world's wine capital and a UNESCO World Heritage site of stunning beauty. Much like the exquisite wine it produces, the city embodies a timeless elegance and an awe-inspiring sense of history in its Roman architecture, grand facades, and lush vineyards.

Navigating Bordeaux by car offers you the freedom and flexibility to discover its numerous gems. With a car hire from Bordeaux Airport, you can explore the city and surrounding towns at your own pace. Conveniently situated at Bordeaux Airport, Dollar Car Rental offers the perfect start to your adventure.

The Airport is well-connected to the city's main arteries, such as the A630, A64, and A89 roads. Located in Mérignac, just 9 km west of the Bordeaux city centre, it provides easy access to the region's main towns and cities. From here, you can drive off into Bordeaux's legendary landscapes and wineries.

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Bordeaux Airport, AEROPORT DE MERIGNAC 33700 MERIGNAC

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Mo-Sa 0730-2300, Su 0800-2300

Once you arrive at Bordeaux Airport, regardless of whether you land at Hall A, Hall B, or Terminal Billi, head towards the ground-floor exit and follow the signs for the exit and Parking P1. After leaving the airport building, you'll pass through the Express car park to arrive at the P1 car park.

At the P1 car park, locate the Dollar Car Rental desk. Present your documents, collect your keys, and you're set to explore Bordeaux in comfort with your car rental from Bordeaux Airport.  

Dollar Car Rental offers a diverse fleet that caters to various travel needs. Whether travelling solo, with family, or for business, you can find a vehicle that suits your journey. The vehicles available for your car hire from Bordeaux Airport are: 

  • Mini Cars: Perfect for navigating narrow city streets and finding parking in bustling areas. Ideal for solo travellers or couples. Brands include Renault, Toyota, Peugeot, and Fiat.
  • Compact Cars: Ideal for those who seek a balance between comfort and manoeuvrability. Perfect for small families or groups. Models from Peugeot, Ford, and Renault are available.
  • Sedans: Best suited for smooth and comfortable rides, making them an excellent choice for business travellers or families. You can select from brands like Toyota, Ford, and Citroen.
  • SUVs: Ideal for adventure trips or travelling with larger groups. They offer ample space and robust performance. Available models include Chevrolet, Kia, and Renault.

Discover Bordeaux's treasures conveniently with a car rental at Bordeaux Airport. Every corner of this iconic city has something to offer, from historic sites to cultural landmarks. Here's where you can start your adventure from: 

1. La Cite du Vin

La Cité du Vin is an architectural marvel dedicated to the world of wine. This museum goes beyond traditional exhibits to offer an immersive experience that stimulates all senses. Engage in interactive displays and audio-visual presentations that trace the global story of wine. The highlight is the Belvedere, where you can taste wines from around the globe while enjoying a panoramic view of Bordeaux. 

  • Distance from Bordeaux Airport: 18.4 km
  • Travel Time: Approximately 20 minutes

2. Place de la Bourse

Place de la Bourse showcases the elegance of Bordeaux. This spectacular square, with the Garonne River as its backdrop, features the breathtaking Miroir d'eau, the world's largest reflecting pool. The mirror-like water surface reflects the square's grand buildings, creating a stunning visual effect, especially when lit up at night. It's a perfect spot for photographers and a peaceful place for a stroll. 

  • Distance from Bordeaux Airport: 20.3 km
  • Travel Time: Approximately 30 minutes 

3. Bordeaux Cathedral

Bordeaux Cathedral is a magnificent example of Gothic architecture. Take the time to explore its ornate interiors and stained glass windows. To truly experience the acoustic excellence of this historic church, don't miss the opportunity to attend a choir performance or an organ recital. 

  • Distance from Bordeaux Airport: 13 km
  • Travel Time: Approximately 25 minutes 

Bordeaux's cuisine mirrors its rich culture and complex past, offering an array of local delicacies served with its sophisticated wines. Signature dishes to taste are Foie gras, Aquitaine caviar, and Cap Ferret oysters. These delicacies, paired with the area's famed wines, create a gastronomic experience unique to Bordeaux. 

1. La Brasserie Bordelaise

La Brasserie Bordelaise is a must-visit for anyone looking to dive into traditional Bordeaux cuisine. Located 30 minutes from Bordeaux Airport, this restaurant prides itself on sourcing local ingredients to infuse each dish with authentic flavours. The warm, rustic ambience makes it popular among locals and tourists. 

2. La Belle Epoque

La Belle Epoque offers a nostalgic trip back in time with its Belle Époque-inspired decor and panoramic views of the Garonne. Just a 30-minute drive from the Bordeaux Airport, this establishment specialises in seafood, with Cap Ferret oysters featuring as one of its signature dishes. The menu celebrates the region's best and promises a memorable culinary journey. 

3. Cafe Napoleon 3

Cafe Napoleon 3 stands out for its vibrant atmosphere and a menu that blends traditional French techniques with modern culinary innovations. Approximately 25 minutes from Bordeaux Airport, it offers a dynamic dining experience. Here, you can savour an assortment of delicacies, from expertly prepared Foie gras to innovative seafood dishes. 

To return your car rental at Bordeaux Airport, take exit 11 towards Mérignac from the A630 motorway. Continue straight through the next three roundabouts, following signs for Mérignac. Keep left and follow signs to parking P1, where you'll find the Dollar Car Rental parking lot. 

Park your vehicle in the designated spot. Before leaving, check the car, trunk, and compartments to ensure you haven't left anything behind. Lock the vehicle, and return the keys at the counter. 

Rental Fleet Bordeaux Airport

Discover budget-friendly vehicles for unforgettable travels*

Bordeaux Airport
FIAT 500 car rental in Bordeaux Airport
FIAT 500 or similar
  • 4

  • Manual

  • 2

21.44 GBP per day*

Bordeaux Airport
RENAULT CLIO car rental in Bordeaux Airport
RENAULT CLIO or similar
  • 4

  • Manual

  • 3

21.44 GBP per day*

Bordeaux Airport
PEUGEOT 2008 car rental in Bordeaux Airport
PEUGEOT 2008 or similar
  • 5

  • Manual

  • 3

23.59 GBP per day*

* Rates include tax and are based on a 7 days car rental from 27-05-2024 - 03-06-2024

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I cancel my prepaid reservation online?

You can cancel your prepaid reservation online using the 'Modify/Cancel' reservation page. You'll receive a full refund if you cancel before midnight two days before your scheduled pick-up. Cancellations made later will incur a charge deducted from your refund.

How do I get a refund if I miss my prepaid pick-up?

If you miss your prepaid pick-up and fail to cancel, contact us within 90 days of the pick-up date. Write to the Hertz Europe Service Centre in Swords, Ireland, including a copy of your reservation confirmation. You'll receive a refund minus the No Show/Lost Rental Charge.

What happens if I don't cancel a pay-at-location reservation?

You can cancel a pay-at-location reservation any time before your scheduled pick-up without incurring an administrative charge. However, for a prepaid booking, you must cancel at least two days before your booking to get a full refund.

What happens if I return my rental car late?

If you return your rental car late, a Late Return Charge will be applied. This fee compensates for the costs of securing an alternative vehicle for the next booking and the administrative charges for managing a late return.

Can I change my reservation online without a fee?

You can amend your reservation online up to three times without a processing fee by using the View/Modify/Cancel button. However, any changes will cause your rental charges to be recalculated based on the current rates, which may be higher or lower than the originally booked rates.

Can I change the main driver or rental station?

If you need to change the main driver's name or the rental station, you must cancel the existing reservation and make a new one according to your latest requirements.

Can I upgrade my vehicle or extend my rental period at the time of pick-up?

Yes, you can upgrade to a larger car or extend your rental period when you pick up your car hire at Bordeaux Airport. However, this is subject to vehicle availability. Any additional charges for such modifications will be calculated based on the current rates. New charges will be quoted in the currency of the renting country.

Are there any age restrictions for renting a car?

Yes, age restrictions for renting a car vary by country. A Young Driver Surcharge may apply if you or an additional driver is under 25 years old. Additionally, certain vehicles may require the driver to be at least 25 to 30 years old. Please check the age restrictions specific to your rental location before booking.

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FOR RENTALS IN ITALY - from 15th Nov to 15th Apr many cities in specific Italian regions are required by law to restrict rentals to only those vehicles equipped with snow chains or winter tyres. To comply with these regulations, Dollar equipped vehicles with snow chains - the price is included in the rental charges as Winterisation fee. Hence, for these vehicles there’s NO NEED TO BOOK snow chains as Extra.

IMPORTANT: Please check the rate details of your quotation on the right of this web page to verify if your booking includes Winterisation fee before booking snow chains in Italy.