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Chamonix Rail Station is the main point of entry into the winter resort town of Chamonix in the French Alps. The main station is called Chamonix Mont Blanc and serves connections from Lyon, Paris and other parts of France. This makes it a suitable budget car rental hub and an ideal starting point for exploring the French Alps and its surrounding villages.
Arranging for cheap car hire at the Chamonix Rail Station is made possible through the rental agencies that have set up collection counters at the station building. Travellers usually get around town via the shuttles and cable cars that connect the town centre to various ski resorts but it wouldn't hurt to have a car arranged in case you want to extend your holiday to exploring other places near Chamonix.
While in town, you're probably going to spend most of your time skiing or mountain trekking as these are the most popular activities hosted in the area. But Chamonix does have its own fair share of tourist attractions that you may want to visit while you're there. For instance, the Mer de Glace (Ice Sea) is a popular site and is accessible via the Montenvers rack railway. This glacier is on of the biggest in continental Europe. You might also want to view the extensive collection of crystals from Chamonix and the rest of the world at the Musee des cristaux (Crystals Museum).
After spending the day sightseeing or skiing, sample some of the most popular dishes in the region through the many restaurants around the town centre. The town centre also features a variety of small retail stores selling souvenirs and other types of merchandise.
Once you've had your fill of Chamonix, take your car hire at the Chamonix Rail Station and head to the Swiss borders and to Geneva. The city is just an hour's drive away and will make for a great day trip destination.
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To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.
In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).
In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.
Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.
You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).
Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).