Rent a car, a shuttle with driver or own car ?

Rent a car or book a shuttle with driver, or use your own car ? or taxis ? This is a second main question when you organize a golf trip in France ! Here are some tips.

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some pros,

The main pro is your freedom during your trip. You leave home, and drive. You can go everywhere, when you want !

and some cons

You must keep in mind, that several constraints will depend on number of people travelling during the trip and the bagages.

Rent a car cost depends on the bagage quantity and volume, number of passengers and duration of your stay
  • Waste of time with reaching the renting company desk when Check in and the Check out in the airport.  
  • The cost of a Renting car depends mainly on the number of passengers. If you transport golf travel bag and suit-cases, the choice of car model must take in account all the bagages (golf travel bag + suitcases. The car model price is very progessive and correlated with the size of the trunk of the car. 
  • Additional Parking costs during your stay 
  •  Additional Fuel budget
  • Fatigue due to the driving of the vehicle during your stay  .
  • No possibility to enjoy fully french terroir , especially wineyard for the driver of the car.
  • Lack of knowledge of traffic rules and times travel, with waste of time.

Use your own car ?

Obviously, using your car depends on where do you come from, how many people, and your car features. If you come from over seas, or more than 1 day travel by road including meals and hotel, it’s cheaper to choose a flight.

The pros
You are used to drive it. 
No need to buy rigid Golf Travel bags because no handling by external people, no additional costs. 
and the cons
– Waste of time  during the duration outward and return journey and the fatigue for the driver. Additional expenditures for meals and hôtel during the trip, at least 2 days.
– Limited number of passengers . For 4 passengers you will need 2 cars. 

Use a shuttle with driver ?

Certainly, the most customized solution.

The pros

With a pick-up upon arrival at the airport, he  can carry your suitcases and golf travel bags (delivered by yourself or rent in France from a specialist).

The shuttle with driver will accompany you during all your stay and bring you back to the airport.


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A shuttle with a driver, 4 passengers and 4 rigid golf travel bag and 4 suitcases
And some cons
-This service can be expensive, but, this full service ensures you a hassle free golf trip. Some Travel Agents
offers trips including Driver service.
-It is not so easy to find a shuttle with driver company for a traveling trip. Here are some address

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