Car Rental: Brest in the top 10 of the cheapest cities in France

Despite a sharp increase since 2019, Brest remains in the top 10 of the cheapest cities to rent a car.
Despite a sharp increase since 2019, Brest remains in the top 10 of the cheapest cities to rent a car. © AdobeStock illustration photo.

Or rent a car to best price this summer in France ? Brest is in sixth place among the cheapest cities in the ranking produced by the car rental comparison Carigami who analyzed, between 1eh and May 31, 2022, rates for one week rental.

The online travel agency specializing in car rental states: “After registration rising prices from 35% last year, we expect a further increase of 41.3% in rental prices this summer compared to 2019. ”

And specifies:

Rental costs are rising everywhere in France.

The average price for a rental car for a week is now 369 euros, which is 4.8% more than in 2021 and 41.3% more than in 2019.

This increase is primarily due to the low production of new vehicles due to lack of microprocessors. It is so complicated for car rental companies to renew their fleet while meeting the huge demand from the consumers.

The ten cheapest cities

Brest rows sixth in Top 10 of the cities cheaper (just behind Rennes, 5andbut in front of Nantes, 10and) with a price of 342 euros for renting a car for a week. A price in very sharp increase as it registers an increase of 37.60% compared to 2021 and 61.90% compared to 2019.

However, Brest is still one of the most affordable cities this summer despite this increase.

Rennes (+ 0.60%) and Aix-en-Provence (+ 0.90%) are the destinations where prices are most stable compared to 2021.

  1. Small: 292 euros (car rental week in 2022), + 12.70% compared to 2021, + 22.60% compared to 2019.
  2. Clermont-Ferrand: 293 euros, + 18.10% (2021), + 27.80% (2019).
  3. Mulhouse: 295 euros, + 5.50%, + 48.10%.
  4. Valencia: 312 euros, + 3.20%, + 36.80%.
  5. Rennes: 326 euros, + 0.60%, + 16%.
  6. Brest: 328 euros, + 37.60%, + 61.90%.
  7. Lyon: 342 euros, + 1.30%, + 31.30%.
  8. Aix-en-Provence: 342 euros, + 0.90%, + 24.40%.
  9. Marseille: 349 euros, + 5.80%, + 13.80%.
  10. Nantes: 354 euros, + 16.90%, + 16.90%.

The 10 most expensive cities

That most expensive cities to rent a car in the summer stays pretty much the same every year as these are the main tourist destinations. Biarritz remains at the top of the rankings, just like in 2021. Nice and Ajaccio complete the podium.

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Toulouse is the city that has experienced the largest increase (+ 43.70%) this year. For the first time, it is included in the ranking of the 10 most expensive cities.

In Corsica, a very popular summer destination, prices continue to rise after an already record year in 2021: + 16% in Figari compared to 2021 (ie an increase of 116.70% compared to 2019); + 17.90% in Bastia compared to 2021 (ie an increase of 99.10% compared to 2019).

Price for renting a car for a week in 2022, with the variation compared to 2021 and then compared to 2019:

  1. Biarritz: 505 euros, + 8.80%, + 96.40%.
  2. Nice: 496 euros, + 19.30%, + 107.70%.
  3. Ajaccio: 445 euros, + 25.60%, + 92.40%.
  4. Nimes: 440 euros, + 18.20%, + 60.40%.
  5. Bordeaux: 430 euros, + 7.70%, + 32.70%.
  6. Figures: 429 euros, + 16% + 116.70%.
  7. Paris: 419 euros, + 20.60%, + 42.90%.
  8. Toulouse: 410 euros, + 43.70%, + 47.30%.
  9. Bastia: 408 euros, + 17.90%, + 99.10%.
  10. Avignon: 392 euros, + 16.70%, + 20.60%.

At these prices, holidaymakers must of course add the price of fuel, which this year is likely to have a major impact on the overall budget for the summer holidays.

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