Car Hire in French Guiana

Car Hire in French Guiana

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        Find great car hire deals in French Guiana.

        We can provide the best offers by comparing prices between all major car rental companies in French Guiana. With our selected partners, you will find great deals and car hire companies that provide excellent customer service and quality cars. Find a wide range of deals for economy, compact, and luxury cars in French Guiana. You can compare cheap prices in French Guiana in simple steps. No hidden fees and 24/7 customer support. Cars with Unlimited Mileage, Theft Protection, and CDW insurance are included in the prices. 

        What to keep in mind when renting a car in French Guiana

        The minimum age to rent a car is typically 21 years old, and some rental agencies may require drivers to be at least 25 years old. Young driver surcharges for car renting are common in many locations, including French Guiana. Typically, these surcharges apply to drivers under a certain age, often 25. Drivers between the ages of 21 and 24 are more likely to face additional fees when renting a car. 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 can buy additional coverage to travel nationwide without worry. In French Guiana, you drive on the right side of the road. For the countries that drive on the left lane, this can be confusing, but it is good to know before you begin the journey.

        Find a cheap car hire deal in French Guiana.

        Book a cheap car in French Guiana and explore all of what the island has to offer. A great way to find a car for a low price is to book in advance. At Orbit, we have made agreements with some of the best international and local brands in French Guiana for you to compare low prices for all seasons. By doing this, you are not only able to find cheap prices but also quality service to make your experience unique. 

        Looking to rent a car for pleasure or business? With our search engine, you can find low prices for all categories, from economy to luxury, mini-vans to SUVs, to find the car that suits your trip. With the search engine at the top, you can enter the pick-up and drop-off locations in the country, whether you are looking for a one-way trip or renting a car at an airport location. You will find low prices in the search engine without hidden fees and filter your preferred transmission type. Book online and help you with our customer support team by phone, email, or Live Chat. 

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        Best ways to travel to French Guiana

        French Guiana is located on the northeastern coast of South America, and travelling to this region typically involves air transportation. Here are some common ways to travel to French Guiana:

        By Air: Félix Eboué Airport (CAY): This is the main international airport serving French Guiana, located near Cayenne's capital. You can fly to Félix Eboué Airport from major international airports, such as Paris-Orly in France. Airlines like Air France and Surinam Airways often operate flights to and from Cayenne. Connecting Flights: If you travel from locations outside of France, you may need to take connecting flights. Popular connecting cities include Paris, Miami, and Amsterdam. You can then catch a connecting flight to Félix Eboué Airport in Cayenne. 

        Cruise: Some cruise lines include French Guiana in their itineraries, allowing travellers to experience the region as part of a larger cruise vacation.

        Why hire a car in French Guiana? 

        Renting a car means being independent and free to explore French Guiana's beautiful and hidden places. You can get a car at Cayenne Airport, Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni Airport., or other attractive places in French Guiana. With Orbit, you can hire a car in French Guiana or anywhere. With cheap prices, we make your trip even better. Book a vehicle for your next trip to our site. We offer great deals and transparent prices with no hidden extras. On our easy-to-use website, you can choose the right vehicle for your trip to French Guiana.

        Information about French Guiana

        French Guiana is located on the northeastern coast of South America. It borders Brazil to the south and east, Suriname to the west, and the Atlantic Ocean to the northeast. The capital city is Cayenne. The official language is French. The population of French Guiana was around 298,682 people. The official currency is the Euro (EUR). French Guiana is an overseas department and region of France. It is represented in the French National Assembly and the Senate. French Guiana is known for its diverse and rich biodiversity, including the Amazon rainforest. The region is home to various plant and animal species, and it has several national parks and protected areas. The culture of French Guiana is influenced by its diverse population, which includes people of Creole, Maroon, Amerindian, European, and Asian descent. Traditional music, dance, and festivals play a significant role in the local culture. French Guiana has unique natural attractions, including the Maroni River, the Tumuc-Humac Mountains, and the Devil's Island (Îles du Salut). Tourism is growing, and visitors often explore the region's natural beauty and cultural diversity.

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        Fun facts about French Guiana

        • French Guiana uses the Euro as its official currency. So, if you visit, don't be surprised to see the familiar Euro bills and coins despite being in South America.
        • French Guiana operates on the same time zone as mainland France (Central European Time, CET). It is usually 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-3) and does not observe daylight saving time.
        • The Guiana Space Centre is strategically located near the equator. Launching rockets near the equator provides a natural boost due to the Earth's rotation, making it more energy-efficient for space missions.
        • French Guiana is home to various fascinating plants, including carnivorous ones. The Heliamphora, a pitcher plant, can be found in the region, capturing insects to supplement its nutrient intake.
        • Cayenne pepper, a spicy chilli pepper, is named after the capital city of French Guiana, Cayenne. The pepper is widely used in culinary dishes around the world.

        One-Way Car Rental in French Guiana

        When finding offers through Orbit and its top brands, you can pick up the car at one location in Guadeloupe and return to another location. A one-way fee may apply, and they are included in Orbit Car Hire deals when searching for a one-way trip. Our car rental companies in Guadeloupe do not offer to return the car to another country. However, you can find domestic one-way rental options.

        Most popular cities in French Guiana

        Most popular destinations in French Guiana

        1. Cayenne

        2. Saint-Laurent-du-Maron

        3. Kourou

        4. Matoury

        5. Macouria

        6. Mana

        1. Cayenne Airport.

        2. Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni Airport.


        What you need to know about renting a car

        How do you make a booking with Orbit Car Hire?

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

        What are the charges for security deposits?

        Every car rental has a 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 the booking you made through Orbit Car Hire. Don't hesitate to contact our customer support team at or by phone at +44 20 8089 0089. 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 the case of:

        • Out-of-hours surcharge (when picking up the vehicle outside 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 (the car hire company sets this condition and is usually not about the regulation of the specific country),
        • Excess and deposit amount (before hiring, you need to ensure 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 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, and the payment of your booking. Having your voucher with you at the time of pick-up is mandatory. If you do not have the voucher at the pickup, the vehicle provider may refuse to release the vehicle to you or change the rental price.

        What is an airport or premium location fee?

        A 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 that, 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 refunds you if the car hire company charges you for damage or theft. With this option, you will be reimbursed up to 3000 EUR. You can read the Terms and Conditions or contact us for more information.

        How do I find cheap car hire online?

        Prices vary frequently. Booking a car 3 to 8 weeks before your desired pick-up date is best - this will ensure you get the cheapest rental rate. Alternatively, it is also possible to find cheap last-minute car hire. 

        How many countries do you compare to?

        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, and 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 of the pickup country. 

        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 a driver to my booking?

        You can always add a driver to your booking when finding your car hire 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 a driver to your booking when you pick up the vehicle. 

        What payment methods are accepted?

        You can pay with a debit and credit card when 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 see all the best deals for one-way car hire. 

        How can I add a flight number to my booking?

        You can add a flight number on our webpage when booking. If you already have a booking, email us at, and our customer service will add your flight number to the booking. 

        Do I have to pay for toll roads?

        If you drive where toll roads are required, you are responsible for paying for the toll roads on which you drive the rental vehicle. 

        What does deductible mean?

        If a rental car is damaged or even stolen while on rent, there will be a limit to how much the renter has to pay to repair or fix it. Excess (also known as deductible) is a name for the amount that has to be paid. This excess is different between countries and car rental companies in each country. Depending on the car rental company, this can include fire, vandalism, theft, or loss of use while the car is being repaired. You can read more about deductibles right here.

        What is a Collision Damage Waiver?

        Collision Damage Waiver, or CDW, is a basic car rental insurance offered to renters by a car company. CDW limits your financial liability in case of damages to the body of the hired vehicle with an excess. The driver is responsible for paying for the excess, but the car rental company waives the rest of the cost. This excess can be different between rent a car company.

        What is Theft Protection?

        Theft Protection is a car rental insurance that car rental companies offer. It protects the renter up to a certain amount from the risk of stealing the rental car or somebody trying to steal it. An excess, also known as a deductible, comes with each Theft Protection. This excess is the limit to what the renter would have to pay if the car is stolen or if somebody tries to steal it.

        Which brands can I compare with Orbit?

        With Orbit Car Hire, you can compare car hire with all the major car rentals like Europcar, Enterprise, Alamo, Sixt and Budget. You can also compare over 100 local companies from all over the world. 

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