Maggiore Brindisi Airport is situated at the airport serving southern Italy’s Puglia region which handles approximately one million passengers per year. It is also known as Brindisi Papola Airport, or Aeroporto del Salento, and has the official airport code of BDS. The town of Brindisi is only two or three kilometers from the airport, and is not a particularly popular tourist destination, but is nearby other areas of interest, such as Lecce and Salento. Car hire companies are available at Brindisi Airport which offer many quality vehicles for the transport needs of arriving passengers. Maggiore is a well known Italian car rental company, and is also found at the airport. Many passengers enjoy renting from Maggiore because of their reasonable rental rates and excellent customer service.
Maggiore Brindisi Airport is open from Monday to Friday, between the hours of 19:00 and 12:00, and again from 15:00 to 17:00. They are closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Although vehicles are available directly from Maggiore’s rental counters at the airport, many customers with Internet access find it convenient to arrange their vehicle online, in advance of their flight to Brindisi Airport. Maggiore’s website can be found at www.maggiore.com, and it displays all the vehicle categories available at this rental location, along with pictures of example vehicles in each category. There is also plenty of information about the rental procedures and policies that need to be followed when hiring a vehicle from Maggiore.
When making a car rental reservation its important to also reserve any additional items of equipment which could make your journey in Italy safer or easier. Italian laws require all young children to be securely seated within a vehicle, therefore, if you have young children, it is best to arrange a child seat for them. Maggiore also offers the MIO GPS Navigator as an additional item for hire. This is an ideal piece of equipment to have if you have never been to Italy’s Puglia region before. This navigation system is of very high quality, and will help you reach any destination with ease. It has continuous road maps and traffic updates in real time, as well as an extensive list of pre-programmed points of interest. This list includes the locations of places such as gas stations, hotels, restaurants, pharmacies, shopping centers etc.
All vehicles at Maggiore are chosen by vehicle category, and not by their specific makes and models. Maggiore’s website indicates the average luggage and passenger capacities of example vehicles in each category so that you can choose the correct size car for your travels. The Citycar category at Maggiore contains smaller sized vehicles, ideal for driving in the city. They are practical, and come with air conditioning, air bags and a manual transmission. Examples of vehicles in this category are the Fiat 500 1.2 Lounge and Fiat 500 1.2 Sport (both vehicles have three doors), and the Fiat Panda 1.2, Nissan Micra 1.2 and Lancia Ypsilon 1.2, which are vehicles that can have three or five doors.
Compact vehicles at Maggiore Brindisi Airport are a great choice for a comfortable and pleasant driving experience, and they can seat up to five people, and are also vehicles with five doors. They have a CD player and ABS brakes. Popular vehicles in this category include the Fiat Bravo 1.6 MJT, Alfa 147 1.9 JTD, Volkswagen Golf 1.6, Renault Megane 2.5 DCI and Lancia Musa 1.3 MJT. From the Compact category, customers can also hire a station wagon, which is a good vehicle if you need some extra space for luggage. The Volkswagen Golf Variant 1.9 TDI, Open Astra SW 1.7 CDTI and Renault Megane SW 1.5 DCI are examples of estate vehicles in the Compact category.
Maggiore’s Intermediate vehicles have spacious interiors and wide luggage racks for extra storage space. Some of the vehicles such as the Nuovo Fiat Doblò 2.0 MJT can even seat up to seven people, which makes it ideal for larger families. Other vehicles seating five passengers in the Intermediate category include the Lancia Delta 1.6 MJT and Alfa 159 1.9 JTD, while station wagons such as the Volkswagen Touran 1.9, Volkswagen Passat Variant 1.9 TDI and Volvo V50 2.0 D are also available. Even larger vehicles can be hired from the Minivan category, all with spacious, comfortable and elegant interiors. The Fiat Ulysse 2.0 JTD seats seven passengers, and the Fiat Ducato 30 Panorama 2.3 Multijet seats up to nine people. This vehicle is ideal for groups of travelers who want to hire just one vehicle for their journey.
Maggiore Brindisi car hire requires the primary renter to be no less than 21 years of age, and to have a valid drivers license, which has been held, in his/her country for at least a year prior to the rental date. In some cases, an International Driving Permit may also be required. Additional drivers may be listed on the rental agreement, but they should meet the same requirements as the primary renter. A major credit card is required for payment of the rental, as debit cards and cash are not usually accepted.
It is best to contact Maggiore, at Brindisi Airport should you have any further enquiries.
Address: Aeroporto Del Salento
Telephone Number: 0831-418155 / 0831-413442
Email Address: Brindisi.BRP@MAGGIORERENT.IT