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Geneva's Lowest Motorhome Rental Prices

Geneva is one of the world’s most important centres of diplomacy and Switzerland’s second-most populated metropolitan hub. In addition, it is a marvellous part of Europe to explore with the use of a campervan hire in Geneva. The road network, as is the case anywhere in Switzerland, is incredibly well-organised and due to the amount of outdoor areas of interest, camping sites are plentiful.

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Self-driving continues to be the most popular way of seeing Geneva and its surrounding areas, and in particular the nearby Alps – unique to this part of Europe. As there is a big demand for motorhomes in this party of the country, it is easy to find a satisfactory vehicle.

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Recommended Campervan Hire drives in Geneva

Lausanne:

The best views of Lake Geneva are offered by heading north of Geneva to Lausanne. Motorhome accommodation can be found at Camping Nouvelle Plage and Camping les 3 Lacs.

Evian:

Another destination that is a perfect drive out of Geneva takes you around its lake. Unsurprisingly, this is where the famous brand of mineral water hails from. Park your campervan hire for the night at Camping Le Poule or Caravan Camp Fankhauser.

Annecy:

You’ll never forget the sights taken in before rolling into this medieval town just north of the popular French Alps. Slightly out of town, stay at Camping La Ferme or Camping Les Fontaines.

Best Time to Hire a Campervan in Geneva

We recommend considering January to March and May to September, with December being an attractive option for ski enthusiasts eager to start the season.

When ever you choose you will have fantastic options being able to cross over into France and embark on a picturesque drive through the stunning Arve Valley, keep going until you arrive at the base of the tallest mountain in the Alps. Alternatively, you can journey to the vibrant Italian city of Turin and explore the charming Piedmont region. All these destinations are within easy reach of Geneva by campervan hire.

Parking a Campervan Hire in Geneva

Geneva, often referred to as the "world's smallest metropolis," boasts a plethora of attractions to explore. If you're planning to visit, you'll find convenient parking options:

  • Saint-Jean District: In the Saint-Jean district of Geneva, you'll discover car parks that accommodate various types of vehicles. These are ideally located near the town hall and the church, making it convenient for visitors to access nearby attractions.
  • Blue and White Zones: Additionally, Geneva offers paid parking in both the blue and white zones. These zones operate from Monday to Saturday, between the hours of 8 am and 7 pm. This parking system helps ensure that you have options for parking during your visit to the city, although it's essential to be mindful of the specific regulations and payment requirements for these zones.

Tips To Drive a Rental RV in Geneva

Road network:

As is the case with most things in Switzerland, the roads are well-maintained and organised around Geneva, although some areas are not accessible by motorhome. Petrol stations are easy to track down.

Speed limits:

Urban roads:50kph unless specified
Provincial roads:80kph
National roads and motorways:120kph

Alcohol limits:

0.05 per cent. Roads are strictly policed, with heavy fines and the risk of being banned from driving for several months for law-breakers.

Safety:

Driving in Geneva is on the right-hand side, with all roads in impeccable condition and the likes of the AA able to respond quickly. Never use a mobile phone in Geneva while driving.

Driving through Tunnels Day or Night

Headlights are compulsory, and we recommend keeping them on if going through an area with lots of tunnels


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We help you find a good deal on cheap motorhome Hire at Geneva, simply enter your travel dates into our booking engine to compare multiple rental suppliers operating in and close to Geneva airport. If you're after a particular rental supplier, use the filter option to show only the options from that campervan supplier. In addition, you can filter by budget, luxury or berth van berth size. Check out are low prices and wide choice of camping vans.

Geneva airport straddles both France and Switzerland, so you can start off your motorhome travels from either Switzerland or France.

Black Sheep Van Rental Depot Details

Black sheep offer on site parking so that you can park your car for the period of the rental if arriving by car.

Chemin des Trois Noyers 01210 Ferney-Voltaire France

Monday to Sunday: 6am - 9pm 

Campervan Hire Switzerland FAQ's

Returning Your Swiss Camper Van Rental

Firstly, make sure you return on time and give your self extra time for the inspection and local paperwork. If you return late, they may charge you an additional day. Also consider that another party could be waiting to pick up the same campervan that same day.

If you are going to be late due to some emergency, you should inform the rental company. 

The campervan should be returned clean and tidy and in a similar condition of cleanliness as when received. If the van is excessively dirty, you could be charged an additional cleaning fee.

What Do I Need To Bring When I Collect The Campervan?

Prepare the following document for motorhome rental pickup in Italy

  • Original driving licence for the lead and named drivers (named drivers should be present at pickup or if return to depot can be added later)
  • Credit card in name of the lead driver (no exceptions)
  • Passport or official form of ID for all drivers

Is There A Minimum Age To Drive A Campervan In Switzerland?

The minimum age in Switzerland like other European countries is 21, some suppliers may charge an underage fee if you are under 25 and restrict the size of campervan to smaller 2 and 4 berth categories. For the class A campervans and larger motorhomes, further restrictions on age may apply, please refer to supplier terms.  If you enter your age correctly into the booking engine, the system will only display campervans that you would be permitted to drive given your age.

Can You Sleep Anywhere In A Campervan In Switzerland?

The answer is No free camping or wild camping is against the law in Switzerland.  Sleeping overnight is only permitted in campervan and motorhomes parks and aires. Sleeping overnight on private property is only permitted if you have the landowner's permission. Visit the local tourist information office for more information on campervan parks.

We recommend booking campsites in advance if travelling during peak season, specially in touristy areas that attract large numbers of tourists.make. Some of the more popular camper van parks are at full capacity during busy periods. Also, if travelling off-peak some parks be closed during Spring to Autumn.

When Should I Book My Swiss RV Road Trip Rental?

The member of motorhome rental companies in Switzerland is limited compared to Spain for example, as such you should aim to book as early as possible, 4 to 6 months in advance or longer if possible, especially during peak season or bank holiday weekends. 

Swiss Road Safety Tips

  • Driving is on the right-hand side. Roads are in excellent condition, with 24-hour roadside assistance available. Be cautious when driving at night if snowing.
  • Keep headlights switched on during daylight.
  • Pedestrians have the right of way at Zebra crossings, and you must stop.
  • Plan routes in advance, as some narrow pass roads aren’t accessible with large vehicles.
  • A motorway vignette is required to drive on the motorways

Swiss Road Safety Tips

  • Driving is on the right-hand side. Roads are in excellent condition, with 24-hour roadside assistance available. Be cautious when driving at night if snowing.
  • Keep headlights switched on during daylight.
  • Pedestrians have the right of way at Zebra crossings, and you must stop.
  • Plan routes in advance, as some narrow pass roads aren’t accessible with large vehicles.
  • A motorway vignette is required to drive on the motorways
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