Rent a van in Paris: tips and travel itineraries

Van Rental Paris: Your Gateway to an Unforgettable Adventure


Embark on a road trip aboard a fitted van from our Paris rental agency and discover the City of Light and its region. AVIS explore has been the expert in fitted van travel since 1979, discover our exclusive services for a journey in utmost comfort.

Why rent a van in Paris?

Renting a fitted van from our Paris agency means enjoying the ultra-flexible services of AVIS explore and our wide range of fitted vans. Another advantage is, of course, discovering Paris, the City of Light, and its magnificent region, the Paris basin.

The best van models for your Parisian adventure?

For your road trip, AVIS explore offers its vans and fitted vehicles. For example, the 4-seater Combi-Van Adventure, with its pop-up roof and kitchen area; the 2-seater Adventure Van with its 2 beds and WC and shower cabin; or the 4-seater Adventure Van with 2 additional beds located under the pop-up roof.

How to organize your road trip from Paris

From our van rental agency in Paris, choose from the many destinations accessible to you: Paris, of course, with the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, or the Louvre; the Paris region with the Palace of Versailles and Disneyland Paris; or head off on a road trip to other destinations in France, such as Normandy or Burgundy.

Our exclusive services for van renters in Paris

For a van trip in top comfort, you benefit from many services included in the rental price: an additional driver, breakdown assistance, crockery and utensils, etc. Optionally, our agency also offers 24/7 assistance, liability limitation, the possibility of returning your van at other agencies, and many other services. And always at the best price!

Practical tips for van rental in Paris

Before embarking on a road trip in a van, it's important to know a few rules. Firstly, although you have the right to park wherever you want, you cannot camp just anywhere. Do so only in motorhome areas and campsites. Another very important point: you must dispose of your black water and wastewater in designated areas, in a service area for motorhomes.


Can you rent a van in Paris with a foreign license?

You can rent a fitted van in Paris with a license provided it is valid and written in French, or accompanied by an official French translation. You can also rent a van if you have an international license.

Is there a mileage limit for renting a van in Paris?

With an AVIS Explore fitted van rental in Paris, you benefit from 150 km per day in the base rate. An additional charge is applied if you exceed this limit, unless you opt for our "Unlimited Mileage" option.

Is it possible to rent additional equipment with the van (bike racks, camping equipment, etc.)?

Yes, numerous pieces of equipment are offered by your van rental agency in Paris: camping tables and chairs, GPS, Wi-Fi, child seats, coffee machine, etc.

Is the van equipped with GPS or navigation systems?

Your van can be equipped, optionally, with a GPS system, or premium GPS (large screen, routes for motorhomes and vans…).

Are there any age restrictions for renting a van in Paris?

To rent a fitted vehicle at our AVIS explore agency in Paris, you must be over 23 years old and have held your driver's license for more than 3 years.

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Decided to go on a van trip but lacking ideas for your next road-trip or looking for the best itinerary to make your van road-trip unforgettable ? Discover our selection of van travel destinations and detailed itineraries throughout France and Europe. Explore !

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