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Car Rental in Monaco

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Monaco Car Rental - Need to Know

Depot Selection - When searching for your vehicle, choose the Monte Carlo and Monaco options first, as the train station may not have cars available.

Who We Use - Europcar, Sixt and Thrifty our the main companies we have negotiated discounted rates with, so you can book knowing your have getting quality cars, insurance and service.

When in Moncao

Monaco mainly enjoys the warm Mediterranean climate all year round. However, mild winters may also occur from time to time. Winters are also the time when it gets a little rainy. The summers are dry and warm in Monaco, making it the perfect place for a beach vacation any time of the year.

Currency:- Monaco uses the Euros as its currency.

Location:- Monaco is a part of Western Europe and is located on the French Riviera. France borders Monaco on its three sides. Its remaining side touches the Mediterranean Sea.

The People:- The people with pure Monaco blood and heritage are called Monegasques. They also speak their own language, which is a fine blend of Italian and French.

Exports from Monaco - Not noted for exports and is mainly a tourism spot and tax haven. The products they are mostly export are related to cosmetics.

Tourism - The perfect climate in Monaco makes it the ideal place for a beach retreat. But more than that, tourists are mostly attracted by the huge casinos and gambling sites of the country.

Resorts - One of the best hotels or resorts to visit and stay at in Monaco would be the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel and Resort, Hotel de Paris, and Hotel Hermitage.

Beaches Mountains - Visiting Monaco gives you access to the best beaches in the world. For one, the Monte Carlo beach area is rather famous. As for mountains, the Mont Agel is the most photographed summit in the city, which sits right on the borders to France.

Lake - Fontvieille is the largest lake and Saint Jean is the longest flowing body of water.

Industry - The main industry is tourism and gambling. Monaco is where you can find the best casinos in the world.

History - Monaco has been under the French rule since the French Revolution. However, they gained sovereignty in 1861, via the Franco-Monegasque Treaty. From 1910 to date, Monaco is ruled by a Prince. Right now, Monaco is recognised as a city state with its own sovereignty, a political status similar to that enjoyed by the Vatican.

Famous People - The famous people from Monaco are usually part of the royal family, mainly Prince Albert II and Princesa Carolina de Monaco. Other celebrities that are popular Monegasques are Charlotte Casiraghi, a writer and a magazine editor, Michael Dota, president of the Monaco F1 Grand Prix, and Daniel Elena, a celebrated F1 racer.

Topography and Geography - Monaco is the second smallest country in the world, despite being densely populated. The largest peak is the Mont Agel. The whole of Monaco is considered an urban zone. The agriculture industry is non-existent in the country and the only natural resources it has are the fish in its waters.

Towns & Cities - Monaco used to be composed of municipalities until these municipalities are made wards. The three municipalities of Monaco are called Monte Carlo, La Condamine, and Monaco. Right now, the municipalities are made divided into different wards and these are the Monaco-vile, Saint Michael, La Condamine, and Fontvieille, among others.

Did you Know - Monaco is tagged as a tax haven? It is the only place in the whole world where paying personal income tax is not enforced. As such, Monaco became the place of refugee for wealthy residents from European countries, whose income is derived outside of the country.

More on Monaco Car Rental

Great range of vehicles available to drive around the Grand Prix circuit (within the speed limit!). Choose from cars like BMW3 and Mercedes SLK convertibles, or the more economical Chevrolet Spark. Bigger vehicles to seat more people, maximum of seven, are also bookable.

Last updated 20th April 2016

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