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Orbit Car Hire is your best option for renting a car on Reunion Island

By aggregating rental car companies and their offers in Reunion Island, we are able to provide the best prices for your trip with rented car. We have carefully chosen our rental car partners so you will not only find great deals but also car hire companies that provide excellent customer service and perfect car selection for your trip to Reunion island. We offer a wide range of economy, compact and luxury cars from various suppliers on the island. Orbit Car Hire cares to provide you best experience while your're abroad with your rented car. We try hard to simplify you the booking experience with no hidden fees, 24/7 customer support and highlight your car offers with unlimited mileage and mandatory theft protection (both of which on Reunion will be worryless :) ) and Collison Damage Waiver (CDW) insurance already included in your price. 

Before you rent a car on Reunion Island

The minimum age at Reunion island suppliers to hire a car is 19 years old and with people over 75 years of age. Young driver surcharges may apply to many car rental companies for people under 25 years of age. This information is visible in the search engine with Orbit Car Hire.

Accidents are something we do not control, therefore it is important to keep in mind what kind of coverage you have. At Orbit Car Hire you are able to buy additional coverage so you can travel around Reunion Island hassle-free. In Reunion Island, you drive on the right side of the road. For the countries that drive on the left lane, this can be confusing but good to know before you begin the journey. It is important to buckle up before driving a car. 

Car hire prices in Reunion Island

Book a cheap car hire in Reunion Island and explore all of what the land has to offer. A great way to find a rental car at a low price is to book in advance, we advise as soon as you book your hotel or buy the airplane tickets. At Orbit Car Hire we have made agreements with some of the best car rental companies in Reunion for you to compare low rental car prices for all seasons. By doing this you are not only able to find cheap prices but also quality car rental service to make your travel experience unique. 

With our search engine you can find low prices for all categories from economy to luxury, mini-vans to SUV's so you will be able to find the car that suits your holiday. The search engine at the top you can enter the pick-up and drop-off locations whether you are looking for a one-way trip or rent a car at Roland Garos airport. You will find low prices in the search engine with no hidden fee's, filter your preferred transmission type. Book online and let us help you with our customer support team by phone, email or on Live Chat. 

Best ways to travel to Reunion Island

The most popular way to travel to Reunion Island is by plane. Many airlines fly to Reunion Island such as Air France, Air Austral, Air Mauritius. The best time to visit Reunion Island is to visit from October to March.

Reunion Island sightseeing summary

Réunion Island is known for its volcanoes, rainforests, coral reefs and also beaches. It is a French department located in the Indian Ocean. The Island is famous for Piton de la Fournaise which means Peak of the Furnace, it is a volcano that is among one of the most active volcanoes in the world, it is more than 500,000 years old. It is possible to visit Reunion Island by flight or to visit while on a cruise. You will be truly amazed by the views and architecture that Réunion Island has to offer. 

The capital of Reunion Island is Saint-Denis, with a population of roughly 149,000 and the total population of roughly 860,000 in Reunion Island. French is the official language on Réunion Island, but the language in common on the Island is Réunion French Creole. Their currency is EUR. 

Fun facts about Reunion Island

  • The island is a French department, so the official language of Reunion is French.
  • Reunion Island is the home to the heaviest rainstorms on the planet.
  • The most expensive road in France is on Reunion Island.
  • The island is mixed with different cultures such as Africa, Europe, China and India.
  • Here you will find the best rum in the world.
  • Cirque de Mafate is a caldera an interesting hiking attraction
 Reunion Island

One Way Car Rental in Reunion Island

When finding offers through Orbit Car Hire and its Car Rental companies, you can rent a car from one pick-up location in Reunion Island and return to another location. One way fee may apply, and they are included in Orbit Car Hire deals when searching for one way car hire. Our car rental companies in Reunion Island do not offer to return the car in another country, however, you can find domestic one-way rental options.

FAQ about Reunion car hire:

What do I need to rent a car in Reunion Island? A credit card in the name of the main driver needs to be presented. A security deposit may be required while renting a car so it is important that the credit card has sufficient funds. You can find details about security deposit listed while booking the vehicle as well as on your voucher. It is important to have a valid driving license  with the name of the main driver as well as additional drivers when it applies. An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not clearly identifiable as a Driving License, eg, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (eg Arabic, Chinese , Cyrillic, Japanese).It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements. You will need to have identification with you such as a passport and ID cards . In many European Union countries a National ID is sufficient. When you pick up your rental car you need to have your voucher with you.
How old do I need to be to rent a car in Reunion Island? The minimum age to rent a car is 19 years old and with some suppliers for people over 75 years of age. Young driver surcharges may apply for many car rental companies for people under 25 years of age. This information is visible in the search engine with Orbit Car Hire.
Do I need car rental insurance in Reunion Island? Insurances are very important when renting a car and can be different between countries. When renting a car in Reunion Island with Orbit Car Hire the prices will include mandatory insurances in the country.
Do I need a credit card to rent a car in Reunion Island? In most cases a credit card is required to be presented in the name of the main driver. A security deposit may be required when renting a car so it is important to have sufficient funds on the credit card. When searching for a car at Orbit Car Hire you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.
Do I need an international driving license when renting a car in Reunion Island? Drivers license issued within the European Union do not have to provide an international drivers license since Reunion Island is a French department and legally still part of the EU. For drivers with a license issued outside of the EU will need to have an international driving license as well as your standard driving license. You must have both licenses with you at all times while driving a car in Reunion Island.
How do I find the cheapest car hire in Reunion Island? You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major car rentals at Orbit Car Hire. A good idea can be to book in advance as the prices can raise the closer to the travel period gets.
What is the cheapest rental car in Reunion Island? You will find the mini car category or economy cars to be the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as VW UP and Fiat Panda often provide the best prices.
What is the best car rental company in Reunion Island? You may find excellent service provided by companies such as Europcar, Enterprise, Alamo and Keddy Rent a Car.
What types and makes of rental cars deals can i find in Reunion Island? You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size and luxury cars. Popular rental cars are Ford Fiesta, Fiat Panda, VW Polo, Fiat 500.
Does my rental car have unlimited mileage when I rent a car in Reunion Island? Most car rentals in Reunion Island offer unlimited mileage in their offers.

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What you need to know about renting a car

How to make a booking with Orbit Car Hire?

You can easily book your vehicle with Orbit Car Hire. First, you have to choose the date and location of your rental in our booking form. In the next step, you can pick out the vehicle you want from the list provided. After filling out the personal information form there is a step where you choose the payment method and you simply fill in your credit card information. In the end, you can print out your voucher, which is needed at the time of pick-up.

What are the charges for security deposits?

Every car rental has its security deposit policy. You will find the information about the security deposit while booking the vehicle or on your voucher. 

What if I would like to change my booking?

If you need to change your booking you have made through Orbit Car Hire please contact our customer support team at customerservice@orbitcarhire.com or by phone at +354 823 0165. You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information please read the Terms of Use. 

How do I cancel my booking?

You can cancel your booking free of charge at least forty-eight hours before your rental is due to start. For further information please read the Conditions of Use. Our customer service team will address your requests in due time:

When do I pay for the rental car?

You pay a small deposit when making the booking as a guarantee. The remaining balance is paid when you pick up your rental vehicle. Please keep in mind that the payment at the counter is paid in local currency. 

What is included in the price?

Most of the reservations made by Orbit Car Hire include unlimited mileage, local tax, mandatory fees, and collision damage waiver. In steps 1 and 2 in the booking process or on your voucher, you can see all the details about your booking inclusions.

Are there any hidden fees?

There are no hidden charges! All mandatory surcharges and fees are presented in the 3rd step of the booking process and our Terms and Conditions. Please note that additional charges may apply for some rentals in case of:

  • Out of hours surcharge (when picking up the vehicle out of office hours),
  • One way fee (when returning the vehicle at a different location),
  • The service charge for fuel (prepaid fuel policy),
  • Young/senior driver fee (this condition is set by the car hire company and is usually not about the regulation of the specific country),
  • Excess and deposit amount (before hiring you to need to make sure your credit card limit is high enough for the deposit amount to be blocked which usually equals the excess amount or higher).

We advise our clients to read the Terms and Conditions carefully before the rental to avoid any surprises. Our knowledgeable customer service agents will gladly help you with any questions via phone, email, or live chat during our opening hours.

What is a voucher and why do I need it?

A voucher is a document that confirms your booking, the price for your booking, and the payment of your booking. It is mandatory to have your voucher with you at the time of pick up. If you do not have the voucher with you at the time of pick up, the vehicle provider may refuse to release the vehicle to you or can change the price of the rental.

What is an airport or premium location fee?

Premium location/airport fee is a fee that covers the location service costs. This fee is usually included in the price but may still occur at some locations and is charged locally.

What is Premium Coverage and how does it work?

Premium Coverage is an optional service by Orbit Car Hire which, if accepted, covers your financial accountability for damage or theft to the hired vehicle. This is not insured with a car hire company that reduces the excess amount, but a cover that refunds you in case the car hire company charges you for damage or theft. With this option, you will be reimbursed up to 3000 EUR. For more information, you can read the Terms and Conditions or contact us.

How do I get the cheapest car hire?

Prices vary frequently. It is best to book a car 3 to 8 weeks in advance of your desired pick-up date - this will ensure you get the cheapest rental rate. Alternatively, it is also possible to find cheap last-minute car hire. Find the best deal on car hire in Alicante!

How many countries does Orbit Car Hire compare?

We at Orbit Car Hire compare car hire prices in over 140 countries, including popular destinations within Europe such as Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Iceland, Croatia, Malta, France, Slovenia, Germany. 

What currency should I use to pay for the car?

You can pay the confirmation fee on Orbit's page in EUR, GBP, ISK and USD. When you pick up your car hire you will pay the remaining balance in the currency that is in the country of pick up. 

Can I rent a car from inside the terminal?

You can hire a car from inside the terminal. When you compare our offers, you can filter "In Terminal" to see all the offers we have that are inside the terminal. 

What is the cheapest car to rent?

The cheapest car to rent is the Fiat 500, Volkswagen Up and Fiat Panda. 

Can I add an additional driver to my booking?

You can always add an additional driver to your booking when you are finding your deal on Orbit Car Hire. If you have already made a booking, you can contact us to add the additional driver. You can also add an additional driver to your booking when you pick up the vehicle. 

What payment methods are accepted by Orbit Car Hire

You can pay with a debit card and credit card when making a booking with Orbit Car Hire. We accept Mastercard and Visa. 

Can I drop off my car at a different location?

Yes, you can. When you look for car hire deals on our webpage you can press "Yes" to "Different drop off location" and you will see all the best deals for a one-way car hire. 

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