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Europcar Cagliari Airport

There are many quality car hire companies available at the airport of Cagliari, and Europcar is one which is well known for being the world’s leading leisure car rental company. Europcar’s rental counters can be found in the new building, just outside the airport terminal, and right next to the multistory car parking area. They offer a wide range of vehicles for hire, and many services which make renting a vehicle a quick and easy process. The airport is otherwise known as Elmas Airport, as it is situated in the area of Elmas, only 7 km away from Cagliari, on the island of Sardinia. It is an airport which has been recently upgraded, and handles over three million passengers per year.

Customers hiring from Europcar can choose between many car categories. Cars can be hired directly from Europcar’s rental counters at Cagliari Airport, or customers can make an advanced booking from Europcar’s website, at www.europcar.com. Their website displays pictures of the example vehicles in all the vehicle categories, as well as a general idea of each category’s seating and luggage capacities, and offers plenty of information about Europcar’s rental procedures and policies.

Europcar offers smaller vehicles for hire in their Mini category, and these cars are great for city driving, light on fuel and easy to drive. They are small, but still seat up to four people, and therefore are ideal for a small family or couple. The cars available generally have two doors. They don’t however have much room for luggage, and a larger car may be more suitable for longer road trips. Examples of vehicles in the Mini category include the Renault Twingo, Fiat 500 1.2 and Fiat Panda 1.2 Dynamic. Another popular vehicle category is the Economy class, with cars which are a bit larger than those in the Mini category. They seat up to five passengers and can store a few luggage items. The VW Polo, Opel Corsa 1.2 Twinport and Ford Fusion 1.8 are example vehicles in this category. Compact vehicles include the Peugeot 308, which is an automatic vehicle with two doors, the Volkswagen Golf, which can seat up to five people and store two luggage items, and the Fiat Secici 4x4, a great vehicle for any type of driving.

Intermediate vehicles offered by Europcar are a bit larger, and have more interior space. These may be the ideal choice for the average sized family. Examples include the Volkswagen Tiguan 4x4, Renault Koleos 4x4, Citroen C4 Picasso and Renault Scenic. Vehicles in the Standard category are also of a nice size, and include the Renault Laguna, VW Passat 2.0 and Ford Mondeo 1.8 as example vehicles.

Europcar’s fleet of vehicles is guaranteed to contain the ideal vehicle you require for your holiday or business trip. There are even extra large vehicles available, such as the RN Trafic Combi Long 1.9, which is a superb vehicle that has space for nine people and three large luggage items. A great choice for a group travelers. There is also the Mercedes Viano available, seating up to eight people, with still enough space for four large items of luggage. For seven people, the Renault Espace or RN Trafic Generation 1.9D may be the ideal choice. They also have plenty of room for luggage.

Premium vehicles are a fine choice for corporate clients who will be attending a prestigious business function, and who need a vehicle which will make a good impression. The Mercedes Classe C is available in this category, and this is a vehicle with an automatic transmission, as well as the Audi A4 Avant 1.9. For those customers who would like to add a bit of a thrill to their holiday, Europcar offers a selection of convertibles as well. Some of these include the BMW 325 Cabriolet, Audi A5 Cab 2.5 TDI and Alfa Romeo Spider 2.0.

Europcar is a great choice of car rental company for many reasons. They promise to offer only the latest model vehicles, with the average age of their rental cars being only six months. Europcar’s all inclusive rates also ensure that there are no unpleasant cost surprises when it comes time to pay for the rental. All rentals are offered with 24-hour emergency roadside assistance, and most airport rental locations are open 24 hours a day. Europcar will even wait for you if your flight is delayed, simply provide Europcar with your flight number at the time of booking. Occasional and frequent renters can enjoy even more benefits when they enroll for the Privilege Card. This is a free membership, and customers will receive priority counter service, pre-printed rental agreements, guaranteed application of company rates and Charge Card options, and exclusive rental and hotel discounts.

Europcar, at Cagliari Airport, requires the primary renter to be at least 21 years of age, and be in possession of a valid drivers license. An International Driving Permit may be required from foreign renters. Younger drivers under the age of 25 may pay a higher rental rate, and may also not be able to rent from certain vehicle categories. These usually include specialty or larger sized vehicles. All drivers listed on the rental agreement must meet the same criteria as the primary renter. A major credit card is required to pay for the rental, and cards accepted by Europcar include American Express, Eurocard, Diners Club, Mastercard and Visa. The credit card used for payment should be in the name of the primary renter.

More information is available on Europcar’s website, or customers can contact Europcar directly at their airport rental location.

Address:

Elmas Airport
09034 Elmas (CA)
Italy

Telephone Numbers: (070) 240126

Fax Number: (070) 2129671

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