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Dollar Car Rental in Nice

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 Nice Airport

Nice, the captivating gem of the French Riviera, beckons with its sun-kissed beaches, charming old town, and world-class cultural attractions. Whether you're here for a leisurely vacation or a business trip, Dollar Car Rental is your ideal partner for exploring this ensnaring city. With the freedom and flexibility of a car rental in Nice, you can embark on scenic drives along the breathtaking coastal roads, uncover hidden gems in the picturesque hilltop villages of the hinterland, or take a glamorous detour to the nearby principality of Monaco.

At Dollar Car Rental, we understand that every traveller is unique. That's why we offer a wide range of affordable and well-maintained vehicles to suit your specific needs and budget. Our fleet includes comfortable and safe options, ranging from fuel-efficient compacts for city driving to spacious SUVs for family adventures. We also offer a selection of eco-conscious hybrid and electric vehicles, allowing you to reduce your environmental impact while enjoying your trip. In the post-pandemic world, travelling by rental car provides a sense of security and privacy that public transportation may not offer. In that, a car hire in Nice is an excellent choice for those seeking a safe and personalised travel experience. Opt for a Nice car hire with Dollar Car Rental and experience the true essence of the French Riviera at your own pace and convenience.

Dollar car rental in Nice

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Found 2 Car Rental Locations in Nice

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NICE RR STATION

  • map icon GARE SNCF AVE THIERS 06008 NICE
  • time icon Mo-We 0800-1300, 1400-1800, Th-Fr 0800-1300, 1400-1900, Sa 0800-1300, 1400-1700, Su 0830-1230
  • call icon 497030120
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Nice Airport

  • map icon AIRPORT DE NICE COTE D'AZUR (N 06821 NICE
  • time icon Mo-Su 0730-0000
  • call icon 825342343

Navigating parking in Nice can be a breeze with the right information.

Here are two convenient and safe parking options to consider when you opt for car hire in Nice:

  • Parking Saleya (Old Town): This paid underground parking garage is ideally situated near the Promenade des Anglais and the charming Old Town. It's perfect for exploring the historical centre of Nice on foot.

  • Parking Promenade des Arts (City Centre): Another paid underground parking option, this garage is conveniently located near Place Masséna and Promenade du Paillon, offering easy access to the city's main attractions.

If you're driving an electric vehicle, you'll find charging stations at over 200 locations across the city, including:

  • Parking Palais de la Méditerranée

  • Parking Nicetoile

  • Parking Notre-Dame

To ensure a safe and enjoyable driving experience for your car rental in Nice, be mindful of the following speed limits:

  • City centre: 50 km/h (31 mph)

  • Residential areas: 30 km/h (19 mph)

  • Peripheral areas: 70-90 km/h (43-56 mph)

Familiarise yourself with these major roads to navigate Nice in your Nice car hire with ease:

  • Promenade des Anglais: This world-famous promenade stretches along the coastline, offering breath-taking views of the Mediterranean Sea. It's a popular spot for walking, jogging, and cycling.

  • Voie Mathis: This scenic route winds through the hills above Nice, offering panoramic vistas of the city, the ocean, and the surrounding countryside.

  • A8 Motorway (La Provençale): This important motorway connects Nice to other major cities along the French Riviera, providing a convenient route for exploring the region.

As with any popular city, traffic congestion can be a factor in Nice, especially during peak hours. Here's what you need to know:

  • The busiest roads in Nice include the Promenade des Anglais, Avenue Jean Médecin, and Voie Mathis.

  • Peak traffic hours are typically between 7:00-9:00 AM and 5:00-7:00 PM. Plan your Nice car rental journeys accordingly to avoid delays.

Embark on a visually enchanting journey from Nice to Monaco with your car rental in Nice, France:

  1. Head east on the Promenade des Anglais, following the coastline.

  2. Keep an eye out for signs directing you to Monaco.

  3. Pass Cap de Nice and continue along the picturesque coastal road.

  4. Arrive in Monaco, where you can explore its luxurious casinos, world-class restaurants, and historic landmarks.

  • Promenade des Anglais: The iconic promenade is a must-visit attraction, offering stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and ample opportunities for losing oneself in a reverie - leisurely strolls, jogging, or cycling. Paid parking is readily available along the promenade.

  • Old Town (Vieux Nice): Immerse yourself in the exuberance of Nice's Old Town, with its narrow streets, vibrant squares, colourful buildings, and lively markets. While parking can be challenging, nearby parking garages offer a convenient solution.

  • Castle Hill (Colline du Château): Ascend to this historic hilltop park for panoramic views of the city and the coastline. While there is no parking on the hill itself, you can park nearby and walk or take the elevator to the top.

  • Reach the beach: Nice is famous for its beautiful beaches like the iconic Promenade des Anglais, where you can soak up the sun, swim in the refreshing waters, or even try paddle-boarding. Other options include the more secluded Plage de Coco Beach or the family-friendly Plage Castel.
  • Explore local markets: Savour Nice's vibrant atmosphere with a visit to the bustling Cours Saleya flower market, where you can not only buy fresh blooms but also sample local produce like socca (a chickpea pancake) or tapenade. Or head to the Marché aux Puces (flea market) for unique antiques and treasures.  
  • Embark on a scenic drive: With your Dollar Car Rental, it is easy to venture beyond the city limits and take a scenic drive along the stunning coastal roads, such as the Corniches, or through the picturesque countryside of the French Riviera. Discover hidden coves, charming villages, and amazing viewpoints with your Nice car rental.
  • Avenue Jean Médecin: This bustling street is a shopper’s paradise, lined with high-street brands, designer boutiques, and large department stores.

  • Marché de la Libération: This expansive open-air market is a haven for food lovers, offering a wide array of fresh produce, local cheeses, olives, spices, honey, bread, and more.

  • Galeries Lafayette Nice Masséna: This upscale department store offers a wide range of luxury brands and designer goods, making it a popular destination for fashion lovers.

Nice is a sunset city; and after sundown you can let your hair down or dine and wine at the finest places. For a sophisticated evening, indulge in a gourmet meal at Michelin-starred restaurants like JAN or Le Chantecler, where you can savour fresh seafood and local specialties while enjoying the enchanting ambiance of the French Riviera.

If you're looking for a funky atmosphere, head to the trendy bars and nightclubs in the Old Town or along the Promenade des Anglais, such as High Club or Wayne's Bar, where you can dance the night away to a variety of music genres. With your car rental Nice from Dollar Car Rental, you can easily explore the city's eclectic nightlife scene, discovering hidden gems and experiencing the magic of Nice after dark.

Rental Fleet Nice

Discover budget-friendly vehicles for unforgettable travels*

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

  • Manual

  • 3

21.44 GBP per day*

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

  • Manual

  • 3

29.65 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

What are the options for refuelling my car in Nice?

Nice has numerous petrol stations throughout the city and its outskirts, including major brands like Total, Esso, and BP. Most accept credit cards.

Which lane do I have to use for overtaking vehicles?

In France, you must overtake on the left lane. The right lane is generally for slower traffic or those not overtaking.

How do I pay tolls in Nice?

While there are no toll roads within Nice, you might encounter tolls on the A8 motorway to other cities. Tolls can be paid with cash or with credit cards at the booths.

What highways go around the city?

The A8 motorway acts as a bypass, allowing you to avoid city centre traffic when traveling to other destinations along the coast.

Can I use my foreign driving licence in Nice?

Yes, if your licence is from an EU or EEA country. If not, an International Driving Permit (IDP) is recommended, especially for longer stays.

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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.