Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport serves the city of Paris, in France, and is the second largest airport in Europe in terms of passenger traffic. Over 58 million passengers per year make use of this airport, and it is also a major hub for the airline companies of Air France, Delta Air Lines and Easyjet. Located just 25 km from the centre of Paris, and nearby the commune of Roissy-en-France, Charles de Gaulle Airport is well known as the Roissy Airport, and has the official code of CDG. Transport to and from the airport is available by bus, train or taxi, but many passengers make use of the Charles de Gaulle Airport car hire companies, such as Budget. Budget is a car rental company popular for their cheap car hire options, and wide range of additional services.
Being such a large airport, Charles de Gaulle has three terminal buildings, referred to as the Terminals 1, 2 and 3, and Terminals 1 and 2 have multiple buildings or satellite terminals. Terminal 1 is the largest, and many of the car hire companies can be found here. Budget is located in Terminal 2C, 2D, 2E and 2F as well as in Terminal 1, and is nearby the arrival areas. Passengers who are arriving at Terminal 3 can easily reach the Terminals of 1 and 2, and Budget, by using the CDGVAL, which is the airport’s transport system, and is an automatic light rail people mover. All the terminals, as well as the remote parking lots and train stations of the airport are linked by the CDGVAL’s 3.5 km track. It is also a free service for passengers at the airport. Budget Charles de Gaulle Airport is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, apart from their exception hours on days such as Christmas and New Years.
Special services offered by Budget at this rental location include the Fastbreak membership, whereby frequent renters can benefit from preferential treatment. Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is one of the thousands of Budget Fastbreak locations around the world. A frequent renter, as determined by Budget, is someone who has rented three or more times. Members of Budget Fastbreak enjoy priority counter service, and in general, faster reservations, rentals and returns. This membership is ideal for business customers who have little time to spare on car rental procedures.
From Charles de Gaulle Airport, hand controls may also be available from Budget for disabled drivers who suffer from a lower limb disability. Hand controls are a device used on certain types of automatic vehicles, and need installation. Therefore, they should always be reserved in advance of your arrival. Although equipment for rented cars such as child seats and satellite navigation systems have additional costs, hand controls and other services for disabled renters are free of charge. The primary renter at Budget can also be a disabled person who is unable to drive. This person must simply be accompanied by a designated driver who has a valid drivers license. No extra charges are applicable to an additional driver in this circumstance.
For rentals by able persons, additional drivers must meet the same requirements as the primary renter, and there is a small cost involved. At most Charles de Gaulle Airport car rental companies, the drivers are required to be at least 21 years of age for the following car groups: A, B, C, F, L and J. For all other groups, drivers must be at least 25 years of age. At Budget, the primary renter and additional drivers must have held their valid drivers licence for at least two years prior to the rental date, in their country of residence, and for acceptance by Budget, the document should be printed in a Roman alphabet. Otherwise, the renter should have an International Driving Permit, which will serve as a translation document. All insurances from Budget are optional, but highly recommended, and the primary renter will use a major credit card, such as American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa or a Budget Charge Card for payment of the rental period. For certain luxury car groups, larger vehicles or convertibles, two major credit cards are required.
From Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport one way hires may be available, and are convenient for customers who would like to return their vehicle to a different rental location. This location may be within France or even in another country, but one way hires returned to a further location may have additional costs. Budget is also available at the Paris Orly Airport, south of the city, and if the customer has a departure flight from this airport, it may be a more convenient return location. Smaller cars from Budget, at Charles de Gaulle Airport, include the Ford Ka Titanium, Ford Fiesta and Renault Clio, found in the Mini and Economy categories, and the Opel Astra 1.7 and Citroen C5 are vehicles in the Compact and Intermediate categories. In general, smaller cars have less expensive rental rates, and are fuel efficient. They may even be considered as environmentally friendly.
Budget vehicles ideal for families are similar to the Renault Grand Scenic, an Intermediate Wagon/Estate vehicle, and the Citroen Grand Picasso, which is a van suitable for seven passengers and their luggage items. This van is also automatic, and comes with air conditioning. Budget, at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport can provide all further details with regards to their car rental services in France.
Budget Car Rental
Aeroport Roissy Charles de Gaulle
Roissy En France, 95711, FR
Terminal 1 – 0821 230 640
Terminal 2C/D – 0821 230 641
Terminal 2E/F – 0821 230 642