Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Spanish Medical Providers
  2. 2 So Many Places, So Little Time-17 Day Euro Trip--HELP!
  3. 3 Destination ideas for 88 year old
  4. 4 Planning A trip
  5. 5 Amalfi Coast Apartment in October -- mobility an issue
  6. 6 13 Nights Greece, first time, April 2018. HELP
  7. 7 Ireland with 2 young kids
  8. 8 Andalusia suggests - which order is best?
  9. 9 Norway Outside the Nutshell
  10. 10 Itinerary between Milan and Venice
  11. 11 Castle Stays in Wales
  12. 12 wondering if this trip too ambitious
  13. 13 Train from Polgate to St Pancras
  14. 14 Train help Lyon to Annecy to Montreaux
  15. 15 Trip Report FRANCE 10 YEARS ON: Paris Dordogne Albi Toulouse Arles S Rhone and Nice
  16. 16 Question about Loire Valley châteaux
  17. 17 Can parking
  18. 18 italy Cinque Terre
  19. 19 San Sebastián
  20. 20 Lodging in Lauterbrunnen and Grindenwald in October
  21. 21 Zurich to Milan trip
  22. 22 Would like help planning a 16-21 day week trip to Spain and/or Portugal
  23. 23 Poor weather outlook 10/16-19 Grindenwald
  24. 24 Ambitious 1st time trip through Europe whilst pregnant??
  25. 25 Need help with Honeymoon - Italy, Slovenia, Croatia
View next 25 » Back to the top

Car rental at St Pierre Des Corps (from TGV station)

Jump to last reply

Hi all,
It's been about 15 years since i've done this route, arriving into the St Pierre des Corps station on the TGV from Paris. I vaguely recall the car rental counter being right there in the station (we used Drawbridge to Europe so I don't know which agency counter we went to).

But... I've seen so many confusing poses here about the different car rental agencies and their various locations in and around Tours... and some are franchises and some are not... so I have to ask the following for those of you who know the options well.

1) Which agencies have a rental counter right at the TGV station?

2) If there are other agencies at other locations in Tours that might have larger selections, are they a quick (eg, less than 15 minute) shuttle ride to another lot?

I'll have our little kids with us and I'm looking for the greatest ease of use with this. I don't want to have to do any transfering or shuttling to another location (unless it's a quick ride like 5-15 minutes). Some of the posts here at Fodors have implied that getting a car in the area is really a hassle. And at least 15 years ago for us it was quite simple.

We'll be arriving on a Saturday, too... if that complicates matters much. I think mostly it means I should pick a TGV that won't arrive from noon-2:30 for the lunch hour closing times.

Thanks for your help!

24 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement